Retd CJs of Bombay HC to be treated as "state guests"

All retired Chief Justices of Bombay High Court, who have served for three years and are now residing outside Maharashtra, will be accorded status of a state guest.

HC seeks Maha govt reply on alleged interrogation of 5-year-old

 The Bombay High Court on Wednesday sought a reply from the Maharashtra government on alleged questioning by police of a five-year-old boy, accused of molesting a classmate.

HC dismisses PIL seeking prosecution of Rane father-son

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday rejected a public interest litigation which had sought prosecution of the former Maharashtra minister Narayan Rane and his son Nitesh Rane for `anti-Gujarati' remarks.

Ashok Chavan urges HC to recall order in Adarsh case

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan on Tuesday urged the Bombay High Court to recall its order rejecting CBI's plea to remove his name as an accused from the first information report in the Adarsh Housing Society case.

HC reserves order on PIL against sedition charge on cartoonist Aseem Trivedi

The Bombay High Court reserved its order on a public interest litigation on Monday, challenging the arrest of anti-corruption cartoonist Aseem Trivedi on charges of sedition under Indian Penal Code.

HC frees man from wife's murder charge due to lack of evidence

Citing lack of evidence, the Bombay High Court has acquitted a 35-year-old man of the charge of killing his wife and ordered his release from jail immediately.

Reserve seats for elderly in local trains: Bombay HC tells Railways

 Providing relief to elderly people travelling in local trains, the Bombay High Court today directed the Western and Central Railways to reserve 14 seats exclusively for senior citizens in every suburban train by April 15.

Rape case: Matter settled amicably, Ankit Tiwari tells Bombay HC

Singer Ankit Tiwari has approached the Bombay High Court with the petition to quash the FIR filed against him by a woman in Mumbai in 2014.

Challenge refusal of gallantry awards to Mumbai cops, HC tells petitioner

 The Bombay High Court today told a petitioner that he should specifically challenge the union government's refusal to give gallantry awards to the policemen and members of the bomb disposal squad who played an important role during the 26/11 terror attacks in the city.

HC asks Maharashtra to inform about steps to tighten coastal security

Referring to the recent incident of `Pakistani terror boat', the Bombay High Court today asked Maharashtra government to inform in detail what measures it had taken to tighten the coastal security in Mumbai and elsewhere.

HC asks Maharashtra govt to file affidavit on welfare of aged people

The Bombay High Court on Monday asked the Maharashtra Government to file with two weeks an affidavit on what steps it had taken for the welfare of aged people as well as appointment of officers under the Maintenance and Welfare of Senior Citizens Act.

Wife's pub visits no ground for seeking divorce: Bombay HC

 The Bombay High Court has refused to grant divorce on the ground of cruelty to a man who alleged his wife often went to pubs leaving their child in the care of domestic help and also often insulted him and his parents.

Bombay HC to pass order on Metro fares on Thursday

 The Bombay High Court will decide on Thursday whether RInfra and Mumbai Metro One Pvt Ltd (MMOPL) can charge the initial fares of Rs 10, Rs 20, Rs 30 and Rs 40 for the Ghatkopar-Versova phase of Mumbai Metro.

HC tells Maharashtra govt to file affidavit on Maratha, Muslim quotas

The Bombay High Court on Monday gave three weeks to Maharashtra government to file an affidavit submitting data to justify its decision to provide reservation to Marathas and Muslims in jobs and educational institutions.

HC grants stay on cock fights slated to be held on Friday

 The Bombay High Court has granted an ad-interim stay on cock fights slated to be held in Ulhasnagar town of nearby Thane district on Friday, saying it is ex-facie illegal and contrary to the provisions of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act.

Bombay HC quashes govt action against 47 restaurants on fire safety

 The Bombay High Court has set aside orders by Maharashtra authorities suspending the licences of 47 restaurants for allegedly violating fire safety norms, saying proper procedure was not followed.

HC quashes govt action against 47 Mumbai restaurants on fire safety

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has set aside orders by Maharashtra authorities suspending the licences of 47 restaurants for allegedly violating fire safety norms, saying proper procedure was not followed.

HC grants custody of minor boy to uncle and not his mother

Keeping in view the well-being of a child, the Bombay High Court has granted the custody of a minor boy not to his biological mother, but to his paternal uncle and aunt, who brought him up in the last seven years at their home in a joint family.

Nathuram Godse's account of Bapu assasination goes for reprint

A revised English translation of the book "Why I Assassinated Gandhi" authored by Gopal Godse and containing Nathuram Vinayak Godse's statement at his trial along with the judgment and his will, is now heading for a reprint, according to publishers.

Law colleges could help in shaping good judges: Justice Oka

Thane: Justice A S Oka of Bombay High Court has called upon the law colleges to teach the students how to become good judges, in addition to being good lawyers.