Bombay High Court

6 lakh cases pending for decade or more in high courts: Data

6 lakh cases pending for decade or more in high courts: Data

Nearly six lakh cases are pending for a decade or more in various high courts and the Bombay High Court leads the tally with over one lakh litigations, according to latest figures collected by a monitoring system which seeks to identify and reduce pendency.

Dec 10, 2017, 12:16 PM IST
Supreme Court stays HC order quashing election of Maharashtra Shiv Sena MLA

Supreme Court stays HC order quashing election of Maharashtra Shiv Sena MLA

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed a Bombay High Court order setting aside Shiv Sena MLA and state minister Arjun Khotkar's election to the legislative assembly from Jalna in 2014 on the ground that he had filed his nomination papers after the deadline.

Dec 08, 2017, 21:58 PM IST
Bombay HC upholds validity of RERA, crucial for developing incomplete projects

Bombay HC upholds validity of RERA, crucial for developing incomplete projects

The Act, among other things, mandates that all developers or promoters register themselves under a state-level regulatory authority.

Dec 07, 2017, 09:42 AM IST
Bombay High Court upholds validity of RERA

Bombay High Court upholds validity of RERA

The Bombay High Court today upheld the validity of the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act (RERA).

Dec 06, 2017, 13:33 PM IST
Supreme Court sets deadline for Bombay HC to decide on Tarun Tejpal’s plea

Supreme Court sets deadline for Bombay HC to decide on Tarun Tejpal’s plea

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Bombay High Court to take a decision on a plea filed by Tehelka founder Tarun Tejpal, who has been accused of sexual misconduct.

Dec 06, 2017, 12:11 PM IST
HC allows 13-year-old rape victim to abort 26-week old foetus

HC allows 13-year-old rape victim to abort 26-week old foetus

The law does not allow abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

Dec 05, 2017, 21:01 PM IST
Waste management rules not followed at dumping ground: Bombay High Court

Waste management rules not followed at dumping ground: Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court today expressed concern over failure of authorities in adopting norms of solid waste management and asked Maharashtra government to decide within a week the civic body's proposal to increase the capacity of Kanjurmarg dumping ground.

Dec 05, 2017, 00:17 AM IST

HC junks FTIL's petition against govt order to merge with NSEL

The Bombay High Court on Monday dismissed a petition filed by the erstwhile Financial Technologies (India) Ltd (FTIL) challenging a 2016 decision of the Union government ordering its merger with its subsidiary, National Spot Exchange Ltd (NSEL).

Dec 04, 2017, 14:34 PM IST
Citizens should pay for protection as per revised policy: Maharashtra to HC

Citizens should pay for protection as per revised policy: Maharashtra to HC

Advocate General Ashutosh Kumbhakoni told a bench of Chief Justice Manjula Chellur and Justice MS Sonak that citizens could not make a claim to receive police protection as a matter of "right".

Nov 30, 2017, 19:24 PM IST
Use party fund not public money for your security: Bombay HC pulls up netas

Use party fund not public money for your security: Bombay HC pulls up netas

As per the PIL, around 1,000 personnel from the Maharashtra Police are deployed for providing protection to private individuals.

Nov 29, 2017, 16:02 PM IST
Bilkis Bano case: SC grants time to Gujarat to apprise it on action against cops

Bilkis Bano case: SC grants time to Gujarat to apprise it on action against cops

The Supreme Court on Friday granted six weeks time to the Gujarat government for apprising it on whether any disciplinary action has been initiated against policemen convicted in the 2002 Bilkis Bano gangrape case.

Nov 24, 2017, 14:27 PM IST
Woman cop approaches court after senior denies permission to undergo sex change surgery

Woman cop approaches court after senior denies permission to undergo sex change surgery

A woman police constable in Maharashtra has approached the Bombay High Court seeking direction to the state DGP to grant her leave as she plans to undergo a sex change surgery.

Nov 23, 2017, 21:44 PM IST
SC asks Bombay HC Receiver to auction Sahara's Aamby Valley

SC asks Bombay HC Receiver to auction Sahara's Aamby Valley

SC also directed the official liquidator, who has been entrusted with the task of conducting the auction, to take instructions from the company judge or the Bombay High Court.

Nov 23, 2017, 16:48 PM IST

Denied sex realignment surgery, cop moves Bombay HC

A woman police constable in the Beed district has approached the Bombay High Court after the Maharashtra Police turned down her plea to undergo sex realignment surgery.

Nov 18, 2017, 14:17 PM IST

People cannot be deprived of open spaces, garden areas: Bombay High Court

A division bench of Chief Justice Manjula Chellur and Justice M S Sonak was hearing a petition filed by a social worker, alleging that a housing society at the Cuffe Parade had illegally usurped a plot sanctioned for a public garden and an open space for the exclusive use of its residents.

Nov 16, 2017, 18:45 PM IST
Maharashtra: 15,000 auto drivers on strike in Palghar, commuters stranded

Maharashtra: 15,000 auto drivers on strike in Palghar, commuters stranded

As many as 15,000 autorickshaw drivers in Maharashtra's Palghar District went on strike demanding the construction of brake test track that the Bombay High Court this month.

Nov 10, 2017, 15:41 PM IST
Salman Khan hit-and-run case: SC to hear plea challenging actor's acquittal

Salman Khan hit-and-run case: SC to hear plea challenging actor's acquittal

The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear a plea filed by the Maharashtra Government challenging the acquittal of Bollywood actor Salman Khan in the 2002 hit-and-run case.

Oct 31, 2017, 07:48 AM IST
Bombay HC fines Vodafone for not forming Vishaka panel on sexual harassment

Bombay HC fines Vodafone for not forming Vishaka panel on sexual harassment

The court said that the penalty is to be paid to the War Widows’ Association for not having an internal complaints committee as per Vishaka guidelines in place at the relevant time.

Oct 24, 2017, 08:03 AM IST

Bombay HC holds MSRTC strike illegal, orders resumption of duty

Over one lakh MSRTC employees went on an indefinite strike on Tuesday, demanding a salary hike in accordance with the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission.

Oct 20, 2017, 23:33 PM IST
Bombay HC permits woman to operate comatose husband's bank accounts

Bombay HC permits woman to operate comatose husband's bank accounts

The Bombay High Court on allowed a woman from Navi Mumbai to operate the bank accounts of her 63-year-old comatose husband after observing that she had already suffered a lot.

Oct 13, 2017, 18:35 PM IST