Jolly Maker-I fire: No HC relief for 7 office-bearers

Friday 10 May '13

The fire on December 2 was pinned on a defective electric circuit.
Post office told to pay for tampered-with rakhee parcel

Monday 6 May '13

In its defence, the post office referred to section 6 of the Post Office Act, 1898, by which the department is not liable for loss or delay in the transmission of the articles. The commission rejected...
HC says no conflict between laws, allows man to file divorce suit in Dubai

Wednesday 1 May '13

Bombay High Court permitted city businessman Sandip Kedia Monday to file a suit for divorce and custody of his seven-year-old son in a Dubai court.
Former law college V-P objects to professor letter

Monday 29 April '13

Former Siddharth College vice-principal Chitra Salunkhe has objected to a letter to the Chief Justices of the Bombay High Court and the Supreme Court by a professor in the college,V B Tiwari, describi...
Farmer’s widow wins Rs 1-lakh compensation

Friday 26 April '13

A consumer forum in Mumbai, ruling in favour of compensation of Rs 1 lakh to the widow of a farmer whose husband had died in an accident, has directed the state government to pay it in eight weeks, be...
Create centralised organ transplant record: High Court

Thursday 18 April '13

Bombay HC suggested Wednesday computerisation and creation of a centralised record of organ transplants to prevent malpractice.
‘Get tall’ powder TV ad: HC upholds FDA ban

Sunday 14 April '13

Bombay High Court Friday upheld state Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) ban on a television advertisement on a ‘body growth formula powder’.
State claims input tax credit scam

Friday 12 April '13

Hawala operators in the state have transferred about Rs 1,333 crore in the past three years by falsely claiming “input tax credit”, the government told Bombay High Court (HC) recently.
HC: Cannot use lawsuits to protect illegal constructions

Monday 8 April '13

Bombay High Court (HC) said in a recent order illegal constructions could not be protected using litigations and that civil courts should be “on guard” while entertaining such suits.
HC questions zonal transplant centres

Wednesday 3 April '13

A division bench of justices Abhay Oka and Mridula Bhatkar asked the committee in Pune to accept and consider the applications according to law and the government to state its stand on the legal basis...
Mind Balm on Streets

Sunday 24 March '13

Psychiatrist couple treat people with mental disorders wandering on streets, reunite them with families
HC questions speedy disposal of cases by Juvenile Justice Board

Monday 18 March '13

The Bombay High Court recently took serious note of the manner cases were being disposed of in special drives by the Juvenile Justice Board.
City anchor: ‘Will use compensation to meet medical expenses’

Wednesday 13 March '13

For Shaikh Farooq Gaouse, barely had the elation of being blessed with his fourth child sunk in, when he met with a major accident that changed his life forever.
State promises interim protection to whistleblowers

Wednesday 6 March '13

Tells High Court a new policy has been framed; three committees formed to look into complaints filed by activists.
Despite khoola deed, HC asks man to pay maintenance to daughter

Wednesday 6 March '13

Mothe had given up the amount for her as well as the child.
Maharashtra promises interim protection to whistleblowers

Wednesday 6 March '13

Whistleblowers will now get free-of-cost interim protection soon after raising the red flag.
HC clears way for thermal plant in Vidarbha

Sunday 3 March '13

Putting close to a two-year-long legal battle, the Bombay High Court Saturday cleared the way for a thermal power plant to be set up by Indiabulls Pvt Ltd in Amaravati district of Vidarbha.
Mother’s pride

Sunday 3 March '13

NAB felicitates mothers of children with multiple disabilities
Lawyers oppose income criterion for senior advocate position

Wednesday 27 February '13

Sections of the legal fraternity in Maharashtra have questioned the imposition of a minimum income criteria for designating lawyers as “senior advocates”.
Unauthorised parking space: Vashi hotel director booked

Tuesday 26 February '13

Navi Mumbai police have registered an FIR against the director of Tunga Regency Hotel in Vashi after allegations that the hotel got plans approved for its parking area on an adjoining CIDCO plot in an...


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