BMC denies in HC charges of drug scam in civic hospitals

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday filed an affidavit in the Bombay High Court, in which it denied allegations of an antibiotic drugs scam that is suspected to have put in danger the lives of patients last year in the civic hospitals here.

Adarsh case: HC to pronounce order on Chavan's plea on Wednesday

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday reserved till Wednesday its order on an application filed by former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan seeking recall of an earlier ruling refusing CBI the permission to drop his name from the Adarsh Housing Society scam case.

Police recruitment rules amended: Maharashtra govt informs HC

The Maharashtra government on Monday told the Bombay High Court that it has amended the rules for police recruitment following the death of five candidates last year.

Angry over missing Govt file, Bombay HC directs FIR against officers

Observing that information under Right to Information Act (RTI) cannot be denied to a citizen, the Bombay High Court has directed Deputy Secretary of Urban Development Department in Maharashtra to register an FIR against officers responsible for a 'missing' file.

Quota for disabled can't be confined, can be for promotion: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday held that three percent reservation for differently-abled persons cannot be restricted to entry level of government jobs and should be applied for considering promotions to Group A and Group B officers category.

Generators made available to 231 SSC exam centres: Bombay HC told

The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education on Friday told the Bombay High Court that the state government had provided power generators/inverters in all the 231 centres to cope with load shedding for SSC (10th) examinations commencing March 3 across the state.

Mumbai suburban stations to be disabled-friendly by Dec 31

 Suburban stations in Mumbai would be made disabled-friendly and have facilities like low height ticket counters by December 31, Railways on Thursday told the Bombay High Court.

Bombay HC dismisses PIL questioning separate counters for railway agents

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday dismissed a public interest litigation challenging separate counters for railway agents at the railway booking offices.

Bombay HC disposes off govt appeal on Salem's jail transfer

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday disposed of an appeal filed by the Maharashtra government against a ruling of a special TADA Court which had reversed the order of a top official to shift the gangster Abu Salem from Taloja prison in Navi Mumbai to Thane jail.

Judge who held Sanjay Dutt guilty in 1993 blast case retires

Justice Pramod Dattaram Kode, who presided over a special TADA court which heard the 13-year-long Mumbai blast case of 1993 and held Sanjay Dutt guilty of possessing arms illegally, has retired as additional judge of the Bombay High Court.

Bombay HC tells Railways to reconsider policy on commuters' security

The Bombay High Court on Monday asked the Railways to reconsider its policy on providing security to commuters in long-distance trains while hearing a petition filed by a young woman who lost her leg after being was pushed out of a moving train as she was chasing a thief running away with her bag.

Koyna valley quake victims should get benefit of job quota: Bombay HC

 The Bombay High Court has ruled that the quota in jobs provided for earthquake-hit people in Latur and Osmanabad districts of Maharashtra would also cover the quake-victims of Koyna Dam region, particularly in Patan teshil of Satara district.

Bombay HC awards life term to man who killed wife, child

Setting aside the death penalty, the Bombay High Court awarded life imprisonment to a 35-year-old resident of suburban Nalasopara who had stoned his wife and minor daughter to death and later chopped off their heads in July 2011.

Bal Thackeray was on medication since 2007: Doctor tells HC

Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray was on medication, including steroids, for lung and heart ailments since November-December 2007, said Dr Jaleel Parkar, who treated him, before the Bombay High Court on Friday.

Govt moves HC against court's order stopping Abu Salem's transfer

The Maharashtra government has filed an appeal in the Bombay High Court against an order of special TADA court here which reversed the Director General of Prisons Meera Borwankar's order to shift the gangster Abu Salem from Taloja prison to Thane prison.

PM Modi opens museum which has certificates of Gandhi, Jinnah

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the `Permanent Judicial Museum' at Bombay High Court, which has on display the Barrister Certificates of Mahatma Gandhi and Mohammed Ali Jinnah.

PIL says Congress symbol looks like Police logo, HC seeks response

The Bombay High Court has asked the Home Department of Maharashtra Government to respond within a month to a petition challenging allotment of 'hand' symbol to Indian National Congress on the ground that it was very similar to the logo of State police.

PIL says Cong symbol looks like Police logo: Bombay HC seeks response

 The Bombay High Court has asked the Home Department of Maharashtra Government to respond within a month to a petition challenging allotment of 'hand' symbol to Indian National Congress on the ground that it was very similar to the logo of State police.

Bombay HC asks varsity to reconsider Vice Chancellor's eligibility

 The Bombay High Court asked the Mumbai University's search committee to reconsider the eligibility of Vice Chancellor Rajan Welukar with regard to fulfillment of the stipulated criteria for the job.

Bombay HC restrains police from arresting Editor in Prophet's cartoon row

The Bombay High Court on Monday restrained Maharashtra government and police from taking any coercive steps, including arrest, against the Editor of an Urdu daily at the centre of a row over publishing the cover of French magazine Charlie Hebdo that featured a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad.