Rahul Gandhi seeks quashing of defamation case against him

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi has filed a writ petition in the Bombay High Court seeking quashing of a case filed against him over his alleged remarks against RSS in connection with Mahatma Gandhi's assassination he had made during a rally.

HC seeks EC reply to PIL against hand symbol allotted to Congress

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has asked the Congress, Chief Election Commissioner, the Union of India and Maharashtra Government to file their response on a petition challenging allotment of 'hand' symbol to the party on the ground that it was very similar to the logo of State police.

Bombay HC appoints team of lawyers to check illegal hoardings in Maharashtra

 The Bombay High Court on Friday appointed a team of 17 lawyers to function as 'commissioners of court', which will visit various places in the state and detect illegal posters, banners and hoardings put up by political parties.

Adarsh case: Ashok Chavan moves HC against single judge's order

A month after the Bombay High Court rejected CBI's plea to remove former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan's name from the accused named in the first information report of Adarsh Housing Society case, he has moved the court seeking reversal of the order.

Bombay HC asks civic bodies to devise schemes to provide toilets for women

Bombay High Court on Friday asked all the municipal corporations in Maharashtra to devise schemes in their respective areas to provide toilets for women.

Adarsh scam: Ex-Maha CM Nilangekar withdraws petition in Bombay HC

 Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Shivajirao Patil-Nilangekar on Friday withdrew his petition in the Bombay High Court seeking permission to intervene in the hearing of a petition before the special CBI court accusing him of involvement in Adarsh Housing Society scam.

Former Maha CM Nilangekar seeks to intervene in Adarsh case

 Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Shivajirao Patil-Nilangekar on Thursday moved the Bombay High Court seeking permission to intervene in the hearing of a petition in the special CBI court which accuses him of involvement in the Adarsh Housing Society scam.

Narayan Rane, son fail to appear before Bombay High Court

Former Maharashtra minister Narayan Rane and his son Nitesh Rane, accused of making remarks against the Gujarati community in the social media, failed to appear before the Bombay High Court on Thursday in response to notices issued to them based on a public interest litigation.

Mumbai varsity VC was appointed without application of mind: HC

The Bombay High Court on Thursday ruled that the appointment of Rajan Welukar as the vice chancellor of Mumbai University reflects lack of "application of mind" and violated the criteria stipulated for the job.

Fadnavis govt opposes PIL against Shiv Sena sharing power

The BJP-led Maharashtra Government on Wednesday opposed a petition in the Bombay High Court challenging the joining of government by erstwhile opposition party Shiv Sena, saying the PIL was not in keeping with the provisions of Constitution.

HC junks pleas challenging voice vote win of BJP govt in Maharashtra Assembly

The Bombay High Court on Thursday said it did not have the jurisdiction to hear petitions challenging the decision of Maharashtra Assembly Speaker who had ordered a 'voice vote' instead of a head count, enabling the newly-elected BJP government to prove its majority in the House last month.

Voice vote over trust motion is the norm: BJP govt in Maharashtra

The BJP government in Maharashtra on Tuesday defended before the Bombay High Court the decision of the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly to go in for a voice vote instead of a head-count (division of votes) over the trust motion.

Frame policy on witness protection in 3 months, HC tells govt

The Bombay High Court on Monday gave three months to Maharashtra government to frame a fresh policy on providing protection to witnesses in the light of the observations made by the Law Commission of India.

Bombay HC condemns police dept for filing incomplete charge sheets

The Bombay High Court condemned the police department for filing incomplete charge sheets in criminal cases. 

HC tells Maharashtra govt to take a stand on police housing

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday granted three weeks to the Maharashtra government to take a stand on two public interest litigations (PILs) which have alleged that plots of land reserved for housing policemen were fraudulently allotted to housing societies of legislators and bureaucrats.

Bombay HC advises people to keep houses clean to prevent dengue

In a humanitarian gesture, the Bombay High Court Thursday cautioned the citizens to keep their houses as well as surroundings clean and hygienic in the wake of outbreak of dengue, saying it should not be left entirely to the Government to act.

HC rejects CBI plea to drop Ashok Chavan's name in Adarsh scam

 In a setback for Maharashtra's former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, the Bombay High Court today turned down a CBI plea to drop his name as an accused in the Adarsh scam, paving the way for his trial.

Bombay HC rejects CBI's plea to drop Ashok Chavan's name as accused in Adarsh scam
Bombay HC rejects CBI's plea to drop Ashok Chavan's name as accused in Adarsh scam

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday rejected CBI's plea to drop former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan's name as an accused in Adarsh Housing Society scam.

Appoint officers to check if civic schools have toilets: HC

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday asked the Maharashtra government to appoint two officers to conduct surprise checks on city municipal schools to verify the claim of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) that clean and separate toilets were available for boys and girls in schools.

Third petition in Bombay HC challenges trust vote won by BJP government

A fresh petition was filed in the Bombay High Court on Tuesday challenging the controversial vote of confidence obtained by the BJP Government in Maharashtra Assembly last week.