Can court hear petitions challenging Speaker's action, Bombay HC asks

The Bombay High Court on Monday asked Congress leader Naseem Khan, who has filed a petition challenging the way the BJP government in Maharashtra proved its majority in the Assembly, to cite Supreme Court's rulings to show that such petitions can be heard by the courts.

Why no amendment brought in drunk driving cases, Bombay HC asks Centre

The Bombay High Court on Thursday granted four weeks time to the Union Government to respond to a petition seeking amendments in law to enhance punishment for offenders in drunk driving cases and more compensation to the accident victims.

Bombay HC dismisses RPI's plea on dissolution of Maharashtra Assembly

The Bombay High Court on Thursday dismissed a petition filed by RPI led by Prakash Ambedkar seeking dissolution of the newly-formed assembly in Maharashtra and imposition of President's rule.

26/11 call record case: Mumbai police gets govt nod to move HC

In a relief to Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria, the Maharashtra government has allowed city police to move the Bombay High Court to challenge an order passed by the State Chief Information Commissioner, who initiated a judicial inquiry against him in connection with the alleged discrepancies in the 26/11 call records.

Bombay HC asks Maharashtra to compensate triple blasts victims by Nov 24

The Bombay High Court directed Maharashtra state government here on Tuesday to pay compensation to the victims of the triple blasts of 2011 by November 24.

Ensure Ebola detection equipment at airports are working: Bombay HC to Centre

The Bombay High Court Tuesday asked the Centre to file an 'action taken report' on October 14 with regard to providing equipment at Nagpur and Pune airports to screen passengers arriving from African countries to detect possible Ebola virus infection.

Rajesh Khanna`s will not to be given to Anita Advani: Bombay HC

The division bench of Bombay High Court on Monday, in an interim order, stayed the handing over of the will of Rajesh Khanna to his alleged live-in partner Anita Advani.

Bombay HC orders top Thane police officer to probe missing child case

The Bombay High Court has directed a senior police officer from Thane to carry out investigations into the case of a two-year-old missing child here after her father filed a habeas corpus petition alleging shoddy probe.

Six hundred doctors who went on strike sacked, Maharashtra govt tells HC

Maharashtra govt informed Bombay HC that it had terminated services of 600 medical officers at government hospitals for not attending to the patients during a recent strike of doctors.

Shocked that manual scavenging is practiced in these times: Bombay HC

Expressing anguish over Maharashtra government`s apathy towards manual scavengers in the pilgrimage city of Pandharpur in Solapur district, the Bombay High Court today said it will shock the conscience of anybody to know that this inhuman practice continues unabated till date.

CM`s `absolute` discretion in housing quota not good: Bombay HC

The Bombay High Court on Friday questioned Maharashtra Chief Minister`s discretionary quota in allotment of houses, saying such "absolute" and "unfettered" discretion was not desirable.

Pune road rage: Bombay HC to hear driver`s appeal from Feb 20

The Bombay High Court will from February 20 commence hearing into the appeal filed by a bus driver awarded death penalty by a Pune court for killing nine persons and injuring 37 others in a 2012 road rage incident.

Bombay HC allows Sadhvi Pragya to convert her bail petition into appeal

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday allowed Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, a prime accused in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blast case, to convert her bail petition into an appeal in keeping with an apex court order.

Married daughters too entitled for job on father`s death: Bombay HC

In an important judgement, the Bombay High Court has ruled that a married daughter is equally entitled to a government job on compassionate grounds on father`s demise.

Bombay HC asks Maha to spell out policy on charging toll on bad, incomplete roads

Hearing a bunch of PILs against toll being charged on incomplete and bad roads in various parts of the state, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday asked the Maharashtra government to file an affidavit explaining its policy in this regard within two weeks.

None of our officers involved in con case: CBI informs Bombay HC

CBI on Tuesday informed the Bombay High Court that none of its officers were involved with the cons who posed as fake CBI officers and extorted money from various persons including Bollywood filmmaker Rakesh Roshan.

Bombay HC refuses bail to MCOCA accused in assault case

The Bombay High Court has refused bail to an accused gangster held under the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act for allegedly assaulting a rival gang member in Pune in 2011, along with 14 others, in a bid to extort money.

Bombay HC acquits man tried for killing wife

Bombay High Court has set aside a lower court order sentencing a 50-year-old man to life in prison for murdering his wife by setting her ablaze as his daughter, the only eye witness in the case, turned hostile.

Bombay HC defers hearing on Adarsh`s plea against demolition order

The Bombay High Court on Monday said it would hear a petition by the scam-tainted Adarsh Housing Society against the demolition order of the Environment and Forests Ministry after the Supreme Court decides its plea seeking transfer of the matter to National Green Tribunal.

Bombay HC quashes lifer of four convicts in journo murder case

Disbelieving an eyewitness, the Bombay High Court has quashed and set aside life imprisonment imposed on four persons for killing a journalist by hitting a stone on his head, 12 years ago.