26/11 terror attack: Hearing on petition for fresh probe into Hemant Karkare's death adjourned

The Bombay High Court on Friday posted beyond summer vacation hearing of a petition seeking a fresh probe into the death of Maharashtra's former ATS Chief Hemant Karkare during the 26/11 terror attack after the Union government said it would first argue the matter before filing a reply.

Bombay HC bench recuses itself from hearing petition in Adarsh case

The Bombay High Court Friday recused itself from hearing a petition seeking a direction to CBI to produce evidence during its probe into the Adarsh Housing Society scam on the basis of which it had given a clean chit to former Maharashtra Chief Minister Sushilkumar Shinde.

Maharashtra bans sale and use of 'manja' kite strings

The Maharashtra government has issued a circular banning the sale and use of sharp kite strings called 'manja' which injure and kill birds as well as people.

Bombay HC reserves order on petitions challenging beef ban

 The Bombay High Court on Thursday reserved its order on a bunch of petitions challenging the recent ban on consumption and possession of meat of slaughtered cows, bulls and bullocks.

Bombay HC asks Army to consider war veteran's disability pension plea

 The Bombay High Court on Thursday directed Army authorities to consider within two weeks a representation made by a 68-year-old war veteran seeking disability pension.

Bal Thackeray was chronically ill since 2007, says his doctor

Dr Jaleel Parkar, the personal physican of Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray, told the Bombay High Court on Tuesday that the late leader had been chronically ill since 2007 and a trained medical staff from Lilavati Hospital here accompanied him whenever he went out.

Bombay HC gives last chance to evolve schemes for toilets for women

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday gave an ultimatum to municipal corporations across Maharashtra to come out with schemes to provide street-side toilets for women.

Shiv Sena takes up Bombay HC renaming issue with Centre

After having renamed Bombay as Mumbai during its rule in Maharashtra between 1995-99, Shiv Sena, which is sharing power with BJP in both state and the Centre, is now vehemently pressing for its demand to rename the Bombay High Court.

Bombay High Court to be renamed Mumbai HC?
Bombay High Court to be renamed Mumbai HC?

Union Law Ministry is likely to initiate the proposal for changing the word 'Mumbai' with 'Bombay' in the name of the high court here.

Beef ban does not violate fundamental rights: Maharashtra govt to HC

Justifying its controversial ban on slaughter of cows, bulls and bullocks and consumption of their meat, Maharashtra government today told the Bombay High Court there is a need to protect and preserve these animals as the state's economy is still predominantly agricultural.

HC upholds dismissal of judicial officer who had close relations with lady advocate

Observing that a judicial officer should have behavioural standards of extra-ordinary quality, the Bombay High Court has upheld the dismissal of a Chief Judicial Magistrate from Nanded for developing close relations with a woman advocate and passing orders in her favour.

Maval firing: Bombay HC seeks explanation on departmental inquiry

The Bombay High Court on Thursday asked the Maharashtra government to explain why it did not consider the autopsy and chemical analysis reports of a woman, killed in the Maval police firing incident of 2011, during the departmental inquiry against four police officials. 

Adarsh housing scam: Ashok Chavan moves Supreme Court against Bombay HC order

The former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan on Monday moved Supreme Court against Bombay High Court's order in infamous Adarsh Housing scam case.

Slaughter ban only on cows, not for other meat, clarifies Maha CM

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday sought to defuse the row over the statement of the state Advocate General on cow slaughter ban, saying the beef ban will not be extended to any other meat.

No plan to ban slaughter of other animals: Maharashtra CM

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday cleared that the state government is not planning to ban slaughter of other animals.

Maharashtra government may extend ban on mutton after beef

The Bombay High Court on Monday asked the Maharashtra government the reason for banning slaughter, possession and consumption of cows, bulls and bullocks only and not including other animals in the ban under the state's animal preservation laws.

MCOCA accused granted bail in extortion case

Citing the delay in trial, the Bombay High Court has granted bail to a suspected member of Ravi Pujari gang who spent seven years in jail after he was charged under the stringent MCOCA for allegedly threatening a businessman to pay extortion money.

Ensure uninsured vehicles don't ply on roads: Bombay HC tells RTO

Taking note of the rise in road accident fatalities caused by heavy vehicles, the Bombay High Court on asked the RTO commissioner to ensure that uninsured vehicles are not allowed to ply.

Bombay HC to hear plea challenging sec banning possession of cow meat

The Bombay High Court will decide on April 6 whether to grant any interim relief to a petitioner who has challenged a provision in a Maharashtra Act banning the possession of flesh of cow, bull or bullock slaughtered outside the state.

HC to hear plea challenging sec banning possession of cow meat

The Bombay High Court will decide on April 6 whether to grant any interim relief to a petitioner who has challenged a provision in a Maharashtra Act banning the possession of flesh of cow, bull or bullock slaughtered outside the state.