Bhavna Uchil

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Bhavna Uchil has worked as a reporter for three years. She covers the legal beat for The Free Press Journal, closely tracking developments at the Sessions Courts and lower courts in Mumbai.

Stories By Bhavna Uchil

Dr. Payal Tadvi

Payal Tadvi suicide case: Accused doctor says fears physical harm if made to attend court; seeks exemption from attendance

She says that following the registration of the FIR, "unwarranted media hype" was created in the matter because of the unfortunate death ...Read More

Xiaomi asked to give new mobile handset to Andheri resident

Xiaomi asked to give new mobile handset to Andheri resident

The Commission directed the company and its service centre to give a brand new mobile handset to the customer and also pay compensation a...Read More

11-inch stick inserted in dog’s private parts, FIR registered

11-inch stick inserted in dog’s private parts, FIR registered

Geeten Dudani, trustee of Bombay Animal Rights (BAR) registered a complaint in Powai police station against unknown persons.

Bhima Koregaon Elgar Parishad case: Stan Swamy, 83, denied interim bail

Bhima Koregaon Elgar Parishad case: Stan Swamy, 83, denied interim bail

Tribal rights activist from Jharkhand Stan Swamy, the most recent arrestee of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in the Bhima Korega...Read More

Tribunal orders ₹20.8L compensation to parents of road accident victim

Tribunal orders ₹20.8L compensation to parents of road accident victim

The Tribunal observed that taking into account the nature of the work, the period when the deceased died, the income of Rs. 10,000 per mo...Read More

Elgar Parishad - Bhima-Koregaon case: NIA chargesheet claims triangular links between Delhi student front, accused and CPI (Maoist)

Elgar Parishad - Bhima-Koregaon case: NIA chargesheet claims triangular links between Delhi student front, accused and CPI (Maoist)

The chargesheet has statements of 48 witnesses, has named many people whose statements are yet to be recorded and attached mobile and ema...Read More

Arnab Goswami

Ex-ACP slaps Arnab Goswami with defamation suit

For maligning Mumbai Police

A day before Prof. Saibaba’s hunger strike, family writes to prison again

A day before Prof. Saibaba’s hunger strike, family writes to prison again

Professor GN Saibaba’s wife Vasantha Kumari had previously written a letter last Friday and requested the jail superintendent to give him...Read More

SSR drugs case: Arjun Rampal's girlfriend Gabriella's brother Agisilaos remanded to judicial custody till Nov 3

SSR drugs case: Arjun Rampal's girlfriend Gabriella's brother Agisilaos remanded to judicial custody till Nov 3

Mumbai: Agisilaos Demetriades - brother of actor Arjun Rampal’s partner Gabriella Demetriades was on Tuesday remanded to judicial custody...Read More

Court acquits 20 Tablighis, says no evidence to support charge

Court acquits 20 Tablighis, says no evidence to support charge

The cops had booked them for meeting people and spreading COVID-19 infection

BEST to pay Rs 15 lakh  to wife of hawker who died in 2015 accident

BEST to pay Rs 15 lakh to wife of hawker who died in 2015 accident

The BEST had denied the allegations and had relied on the acquittal the bus driver had got in the criminal complaint registered in the ca...Read More

Sushant Singh Rajput death case: Arjun Rampal's girlfriend Gabriella's brother held for allegedly being part of a drug syndicate

Sushant Singh Rajput death case: Arjun Rampal's girlfriend Gabriella's brother held for allegedly being part of a drug syndicate

Mumbai: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Sunday arrested Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal's girlfriend Gabriella's brother Agisilaos Dem...Read More

FIR registered against Kangana and her sister for allegedly spreading religious disharmony

FIR registered against Kangana and her sister for allegedly spreading religious disharmony

Hours after a Bandra metropolitan court directed the police to register a FIR against Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut and her sister Rango...Read More

Mumbai: Bandra Court orders probe against Kangana, her sister Rangoli over alleged 'communal tweets'

Mumbai: Bandra Court orders probe against Kangana, her sister Rangoli over alleged 'communal tweets'

The Bandra magistrate court has on Friday asked the police to investigate the complaint lodged against Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut and...Read More

Mumbai: Man who abused home minister, Gandhiji on Facebook files bail plea

Mumbai: Man who abused home minister, Gandhiji on Facebook files bail plea

The man, a graduate from native Osmanabad was arrested on October 11, and had been in police custody after his production in court.

GN Saibaba

Disabled professor GN Saibaba to go on hunger strike

Disabled Delhi University professor GN Saibaba, lodged in the Nagpur Central Prison since his conviction in 2017 in a naxal case, has res...Read More

Jet Airways cheating case: ED plea to intervene in closure report filed by police in case against Jet Airways rejected again

Jet Airways cheating case: ED plea to intervene in closure report filed by police in case against Jet Airways rejected again

Akbar Travels had filed a protest petition against this closure report before the magistrate court.

Republic TV’s Pradeep Bhandari gets pre-arrest bail

Republic TV’s Pradeep Bhandari gets pre-arrest bail

Republic TV’s consulting editor and reporter Pradeep Bhandari was on Thursday granted anticipatory bail by a sessions court in a case fil...Read More

People sanitise the Tablighi Jamaat headquarters at Nizamuddin

‘Not acted negligently nor liable for spread of COVID’: Court on Tablighis

A Bandra magistrate court which had discharged 12 Tablighi Indonesian nationals recently in a case of lockdown and visa violations, has o...Read More

ICICI-Videocon scam: Deepak Kochhar sent to ED custody again

ICICI-Videocon scam: Deepak Kochhar sent to ED custody again

Mumbai: A sessions court on Tuesday remanded in the Enforcement Directorate’s custody till 17 October businessman and former ICICI Bank’s...Read More

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