HC reserves order on PILs against quota for Muslims, Marathas

The Bombay High Court on Friday reserved its order on a bunch of public interest litigations challenging Maharashtra government's decision to provide 16 per cent reservations for Marathas and 5 per cent quota for Muslims in jobs and educational institutions.

Police probing rape charges against ex-minister Dhobale: Maharashtra ​govt

The Maharashtra government on Friday informed the Bombay High Court that the crime branch of city police was probing the complaint of rape against former state minister and the sitting NCP MLA from Solapur, Laxman Dhobale.

Bombay HC allows mentally challenged kids to study till 18 years under SSA

The Bombay High Court on Thursday said that mentally challenged students at shelter homes in Maharashtra can study under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan till they turn 18.

Marathas are dominant community, say petitioners in HC

The petitioners who have opposed reservations for the Marathas and the Muslims in Maharashtra, Thursday argued before the Bombay High Court that these communities were not backward, and Marathas were in fact dominant in many sectors.

Ebola: Bombay HC asks Centre to keep scanners at Pune, Nagpur airports

Unhappy with the Centre's stand that it does not have 'thermal image scanners' to be installed at Pune and Nagpur airports to detect Ebola virus in people coming from African countries, the Bombay High Court on Thursday directed that such equipment be provided there immediately.

Maha govt justifies reservations for Marathas, Muslims

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday justified in the Bombay High Court its decision to provide reservations for Muslims and Marathas in jobs and educational institutions, saying that these communities are socially and economically backward.

Goa's mining mess may land up at SC door again

The Supreme Court may soon have to adjudicate over the Goa government's questionable efforts to restart the tainted multi-billion rupee iron ore mining sector, which has been plagued by a Rs.35,000 crore scam involving a nexus of politicians and bureaucrats.

2011 blasts: HC asks Maha to compensate victims by Wednesday, issues contempt notice

The Bombay High Court on Monday ordered state government to pay compensation to kin of four victims of the 2011 serial blasts within two days even as it issued a contempt notice against the state chief secretary for failing to pay the amount despite a previous judicial order.

HC orders scanner for Ebola screening at Pune, Nagpur airports

The Bombay High Court today asked the Centre to immediately provide thermal image scanners at Nagpur and Pune Airports for the screening of passengers from African countries for a possible Ebola infection.

Provide Ebola detection facilities at Pune, Nagpur airports: HC

The Bombay High Court today directed Maharashtra Government to provide medical screening facilities at Pune and Nagpur airports to detect Ebola virus among passengers arriving from affected countries, on the lines of existing amenities at Mumbai and Delhi airports.

Bombay HC pulls up Maha for load shedding at HSC, SSC Exam centres

 The Bombay High Court has pulled up Maharashtra government for its apathy towards students due to load-shedding at Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination centres in schools across the state.

Bombay HC gives time to Govt to reply to sisters' plea on death row

 The Bombay High Court has granted further two weeks time to Maharashtra government to file an affidavit in reply to a petition filed by two sisters urging that their death sentence be commuted to life imprisonment.

HC gives time to Govt to reply to sisters' plea on death row

The Bombay High Court has granted further two weeks time to Maharashtra government to file an affidavit in reply to a petition filed by two sisters urging that their death sentence be commuted to life imprisonment.

HC pulls up Maha for load shedding at HSC, SSC Exam centres

The Bombay High Court has pulled up Maharashtra government for its apathy towards students due to load-shedding at Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination centres in schools across the state.

PIL in HC on violation of CRZ norms in Palghar

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the Bombay High Court has alleged violation of Coastal Regulation Zone rules in Dahanu area of the district and prayed for a direction to disallow construction of such structures which are coming up in this belt.

HC admits PIL seeking bravery awards for officers during 26/11

The Bombay High Court today admitted a PIL demanding Ashok Chakra as well as other gallantry awards for the officers, belonging to various agencies, who had fought terrorists during the 26/11 terror attacks in the city.

PIL seeks action against ex-top cop for using tantriks in Dabholkar murder case

A PIL in the Bombay High Court on Friday sought action against former Pune Police Commissioner Gulabrao Pol for allegedly taking the help of 'tantriks' (occultists) to crack the murder of anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar.

PIL seeks action against ex-top cop for using tantriks in Dabholkar murder case

A PIL in the Bombay High Court on Friday sought action against: former Pune Police Commissioner Gulabrao Pol for allegedly taking the help of 'tantriks' (occultists) to crack the murder of anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar.

Why additional fast-track courts for women not set up, asks HC

Peeved by Maharashtra government's failure to set up more fast-track courts to deal with the cases related to crimes against women despite Supreme Court's directive, the Bombay High Court on Thursday summoned the concerned officer of state's finance department.

Centre says it is equipped to detect Ebola; HC seeks affidavit

The Centre today informed the Bombay High Court that it has installed machines at several international airports in the country to detect the presence of Ebola virus among people, who are returning home in large numbers from the affected African countries.