After 7 years in jail, man acquitted of charge of killing wife

Seven years after he was sentenced to life imprisonment for killing his wife by setting her afire, a man has been acquitted by the Bombay High Court.

HC warns boy not to threaten suicide over sex chan

The Bombay High Court Thursday warned Bhidan Barua, 21-year-old student from Guwahati, who wants to undergo sex change operation, that he cannot use pressure tactics.

‘Victims can directly appeal against acquittals’

The crime victims (or the next of kin) can approach the HC to challenge acquittals or seek enhancement of punishment handed to the accused directly.

Don`t harass commuters by going on strike, auto union told

The Bombay High Court Thursday said that the local auto-rickshaw union should not "harass" the commuters by frequently going on strike.

Court sets Fardeen Khan free in cocaine case

Actor Fardeen Khan will not be tried in the much published cocaine case anymore.

Bombay HC`s Diwali gift to BMC employees

In a good news on Diwali for
around 40,000 employees of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation
(BMC) affiliated to Municipal Mazdoor Union (MMU), they will
be getting ex-gratia bonus of Rs 7,500.

Growing tendency to tell lies to grab power: HC

The Bombay High Court observed that there is a growing tendency among people to falsify records to retain power.

Dey murder case: HC rejects plea for CBI probe

The state government had strongly defended its decision to let the Mumbai Police Crime Branch investigate the case.

Molestation should be non-bailable offence: HC

Molestation is a serious crime and it should be made non-bailable instead of bailable offence, the Bombay High Court said.

Make license conditions of hookah joints tougher, HC to BMC

Cracking whip against errant hookah
parlours in the city, Mumbai High Court directed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation to incorporate the
rules under `Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act` in the license agreements.