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HC reminds govt of apex court guidelines

Thursday 3 January '13

The Bombay High Court (HC), taking up suo motu PIL on women’s safety last month, had reiterated directions given earlier by the Supreme Court to states and Union Territories to curb eveteasing.
7 yrs after class 3 student was hit by tempo, Rs 3.36 lakh compensation

Wednesday 2 January '13

The court has directed the vehicle owner and the insurance company to deposit the amount jointly or individually with the tribunal
7 years after Class 3 student hit by tempo, Rs 3.36 lakh compensation

Wednesday 2 January '13

insurance Company argues driver was neither negligent not speeding, MACT says drivers should observe extra caution near schools
Conviction of the year: Death sentence in Jyotikumari case

Sunday 30 December '12

The year saw conviction in two rape and murder cases, two perpetrators getting death sentence in the Jyotikumari Choudhary (22) case that had rocked the nation, and the accused in the Rohini Randive (...
HC upholds conviction in 2004 kidnapping case

Thursday 27 December '12

While hearing the appeal, HC justice A R Joshi and V K Tahilramani considered the crucial statement of Sumit who said that he was taken by the duo on a scooter under the pretext of buying tobacco, was...
3 yrs on, no closure in Pune gangrape, murder

Tuesday 25 December '12

The public outrage over the gangrape of a 23-year-old woman in Delhi and the promises by the government to punish the guilty swiftly and boost the safety of women triggers
Three years on, no closure in Pune gangrape, murder

Tuesday 25 December '12

Three years back, his 25-year-old wife Nayana, an IT professional, was gangraped and murdered.
Compensation to student who suffered 60% disability

Monday 3 December '12

On World Disability Day, there is something to cheer for 18-year-old Rahul Rajendra Savardekar, a student, as the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) has granted Rs 5.94 lakh compensation to him — ...
Panel to look into allegations against PMC

Sunday 2 December '12

A Bombay HC Division Bench of Justices D D Sinha and K K Tated has directed that a four-member committee be set up to look into allegations that the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has violated HC gu...
Compensation to student who suffered 60 per cent disability in accident

Sunday 2 December '12

Ahead of the World Disability Day (December 3), there is something to cheer for 18-year-old Rahul Rajendra Savardekar, a student, as the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) has granted Rs 5.94 lakh...
HC expedites appeal of rape-murder convict

Friday 30 November '12

The Bombay High Court (HC) on Monday expedited 82-year-old Mohiniraj Kulkarni’s appeal against a Pune court judgment sentencing him to life imprisonment for the rape and murder of the minor daughter o...
HC allows Shirole heirs to become party to civil suit

Thursday 29 November '12

Case against DES is pending in small causes court
In state, 91.5% criminal cases pending in courts: Report

Sunday 25 November '12

About 91.5 per cent of the total criminal cases are pending in various criminal courts in the state, with the maximum pending cases pertaining to cheating and criminal breach of trust, shows the recen...
Inmates were unaware of Ajmal Kasab amid them

Thursday 22 November '12

Even as Ajmal Kasab was lodged in one of the Anda cells in Yerawada Central Prison for two days before being hanged on Wednesday morning, jail inmates said they did not have any inkling of the develop...
Court rejects accused plea alleging false implication

Tuesday 13 November '12

CBI special judge D R Mahajan last week rejected an application filed by Lohegaon land scam prime accused Haresh Milani against four persons, including a CBI officer and a lawyer, on the ground that t...
’05 pandal collapse: Consumer court directed to hear Rotary complaint

Tuesday 13 November '12

The Maharashtra State Consumer Commission has directed the Pune District Consumer Court to hear the complaint filed by Rotary District 3130, Pune, against GG Enterprises after the pandal it erected to...
City anchor: 22 yrs after arrest for unlawful assembly & assault, man acquitted

Thursday 8 November '12

A man arrested for unlawful assembly and assaulting a woman in 1990 was recently acquitted of all charges by the Judicial Magistrate First Class court in Pune recently.
Pune consumer court: 4 of 6 posts vacant, work comes to standstill

Wednesday 7 November '12

Work at the Pune district consumer disputes redressal forum (consumer court) has virtually come to a standstill as four out of six posts of judicial members are lying vacant for the past eight months.
Group drafts law to protect couples in inter-faith, inter-caste marriages

Wednesday 7 November '12

Fourty-year-old Santosh Jadhav from Konkan was threatened by panchayat members of his village that if he contested the gram panchayat elections they will boycott it because he had sold goods to a coup...
Firms take security budget up, leave nothing to chance

Thursday 1 November '12

Over the five years since Jyotikumari Chaudhary was raped and murdered, the IT sector along with car rental companies have evolved the office transportation system to ensure better and safer travel fo...


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