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.

Bombay HC disposes of plea as law banning bull slaughter enacted

A petition seeking enforcement of Maharashtra Animal Preservation (Amendment) Act, which bans slaughter of bullocks and bulls, was today disposed of by the Bombay High Court which said the law had already come into force.

Bombay HC raps govt over lack of toilets, water coolers in courts

Irked over Maharashtra government's apathy towards providing basic facilities like toilets and water coolers in courts, the Bombay High Court on Monday directed the finance secretary to come out with a solution to utilise the sanctioned amount of Rs 5.38 crores.

Bombay HC quashes FIR against CBI lawyer in bribery case

 Rapping the CBI for arresting its own counsel in a bribery case without an iota of evidence, the Bombay High Court has quashed the FIR lodged against the lawyer for criminal conspiracy and corruption.

Solapur Zilla Parishad to pay Rs 5 lakh for girl's death due to delay in treatment

The Bombay High Court has directed Solapur Zilla Parishad to pay Rs 5 lakhs compensation to a man whose five-year-old daughter died as she could not get medical treatment in time due to delay in release of government funds.

HC rejects bail of karate expert, says he forged letters to get govt award

The Bombay High Court has rejected the anticipatory bail petition of karate expert who apprehended arrest in a case filed against him for forging documents to get a Maharashtra government award.

HC orders Maharashtra govt to pay for surgery of acid attack victim

The Bombay High Court on Thursday directed Maharashtra government to bear the expenditure that will be incurred for plastic surgery and other medical expenses of an acid attack victim.

Govt cannot charge 'fair criticism' with sedition: Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court has ruled that the government cannot press charges of sedition against what it defined as 'fair criticism', which includes humorous cartoons and caricatures.

Don't meddle with faith, Shiv Sena tells courts
Don't meddle with faith, Shiv Sena tells courts

The Shiv Sena on Monday advised the courts to refrain from meddling in matters of faith and religion in the larger public interest.

What steps taken to prevent dengue & swine flu?: Bombay HC asks municipal bodies

The Bombay High Court Thursday asked municipal bodies in Maharashtra to file separate affidavits within six weeks enumerating what steps were taken to prevent the spread of diseases like dengue, malaria, swine flu, gastroenteritis and chicken gunya in their respective areas.

Ensure medical facility at suburban stations, Bombay HC tells railways

 The Bombay High Court on Thursday said the railways must take the responsibility of safety of commuters and make available basic medical facility at all suburban stations in the city.