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Bombay high court

Bombay HC dismisses pleas challenging name change of Aurangabad, Osmanabad

At least 15 pleas were filed in the high court challenging the renaming of cities as well as revenue areas

09 May 2024 2:13 AM

AA Edit | Saibaba's acquittal is a lesson and a warning

High Court's ruling highlights misuse of UAPA, underscores need for judicial vigilance in protecting democratic rights

09 Mar 2024 12:00 AM

HC grants bail to Chanda Kochhar, her husband Deepak Kochhar in loan fraud case

A division bench held that the arrest of Kochhars was in violation of Section 41A of the Code of Criminal Procedure

09 Jan 2023 12:26 PM

SC suspends Bombay HC order acquitting ex-DU Prof. Saibaba in Maoist-links case

The Bombay high court acquitted Saibaba and others in the case on Friday

15 Oct 2022 1:40 PM

Bombay High Court praises Maharashtra's handling of COVID-19 pandemic

The court expressed hope that the next year would bring a new beginning and that people will never see a repeat of April 2021

13 Dec 2021 12:41 PM


Supreme Court rejects NIA's plea against order granting bail to Sudha Bharadwaj

The NIA had moved the top court earlier against Bombay High Court's December 1 order

07 Dec 2021 12:15 PM

Skin-to-skin contact not essential for POCSO offence: SC

The court ruled that the most important ingredient of constituting sexual assault under Section 7 of POCSO is sexual intent

18 Nov 2021 2:13 PM

Three-day notice before action against Sameer Wankhede; Maharashtra government

A division bench of Justices Nitin Jamdar and S.V. Kotwal disposed of a petition by Mr Wankhede

29 Oct 2021 6:40 AM

Definition of sexual assault in POCSO must be looked from victim's perspective: SC

If the 'sexual intent' is present then the offence is made out even without 'skin-to-skin contact', the apex court clarified

30 Sep 2021 10:29 PM

Bombay HC issues new guideline for sexual harassment at workplace cases

Justice GS Patel passed an order to protect the interest of both accused and victim parties in cases of sexual harassment at the workplace

28 Sep 2021 11:38 AM


Astrological incompatibility can't be an excuse to go back on marriage promise: HC

Advocate argued that this was not a case of cheating and rape under the false pretext of marriage but a case of breach of promise

21 Sep 2021 12:05 PM

Bombay High Court dismisses Kangana's plea seeking quashing of defamation case

Javed Akhtar had filed the criminal complaint against Ranaut in November last year

09 Sep 2021 11:28 AM

Navlakha urges HC to shift him to house arrest

The 70- year-old has sought to be transferred out of Taloja Central Prison, citing the lump in his chest

03 Sep 2021 8:47 AM

Bombay High Court raises concern over crowding in public places, says should be controlled

A full bench said the government, authorities and citizens should learn from the earlier experience

31 Aug 2021 1:16 PM

Kangana's sole intention is to delay court proceedings, Akhtar tells HC

Ranaut has approached the Bombay High Court seeking to quash the criminal defamation proceedings initiated by Javed Akhtar against her

10 Aug 2021 7:45 AM


Bombay HC asks Centre to look at Kerala, J&K pattern for door-to-door vaccination

The court was hearing a public interest litigation filed by advocates Dhruti Kapadia and Kunal Tiwari

11 Jun 2021 5:38 PM

Bombay High Court allows Stan Swamy's extended stay at private hospital

Swamy, 84, arrested in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case, was on May 28 shifted from the Taloja prison to Holy Family Hospital

11 Jun 2021 7:25 AM

AA Edit | Deshmukh: Will probe be fair?

It is clear that in a coalition government, relying heavily on NCP support, Mr Thackeray was not free to sack the home minister

07 Apr 2021 9:01 AM

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh resigns

Bombay High Court had directed the CBI to probe into allegations of corruption and misconduct levelled by Param Bir Singh against him

05 Apr 2021 3:14 PM

Bombay HC asks CBI to probe corruption allegations against Anil Deshmukh

A division bench said this was an 'extraordinary' and 'unprecedented' case that warranted an independent inquiry

05 Apr 2021 12:51 PM