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'Toolkit' case: Nikita Jacob granted transit bail for 3 weeks

17 Feb 2021

'Toolkit' case: Nikita Jacob granted transit bail for 3 weeks

Mumbai lawyer and climate activist Nikita Jacob, who is an accused in the "toolkit" case, has been granted three weeks' relief on her transit anticipatory bail plea.

Rhea's case against one of Sushant's sisters holds: Bombay HC

15 Feb 2021

Rhea's case against one of Sushant's sisters holds: Bombay HC

The Bombay High Court on Monday quashed a First Information Report (FIR) filed against Meetu Singh, one of the sisters of late film actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

SC agrees to hear NCW's plea against Bombay HC verdict

10 Feb 2021

SC agrees to hear NCW's plea against Bombay HC verdict

The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a plea challenging the Bombay High Court's verdict which said that groping a minor's breast without "skin to skin contact" cannot be termed as sexual assault as defined under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

Kangana Ranaut granted relief by Bombay HC in BMC's case

03 Feb 2021

Kangana Ranaut granted relief by Bombay HC in BMC's case

On Tuesday, the Bombay High Court restrained Mumbai's civic body - Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) - from taking any action against alleged irregularities at actor Kangana Ranaut's flats until February 5.

Rape victims' testimony not confidence-inspiring: High Court judge

29 Jan 2021

Rape victims' testimony not confidence-inspiring: High Court judge

A Bombay High Court judge, facing flak for her interpretation of sexual assault under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, had in two recent rulings acquitted two persons accused of raping minor girls.

Who is Pushpa Ganediwala, judge behind controversial Bombay HC ruling

28 Jan 2021

Who is Pushpa Ganediwala, judge behind controversial Bombay HC ruling

The Bombay High Court's recent ruling that groping a minor without skin-to-skin contact does not constitute sexual assault has faced severe flak.

Opening pant's zip not sexual assault under POCSO: High Court

28 Jan 2021

Opening pant's zip not sexual assault under POCSO: High Court

The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court has ruled that holding the hands of a minor girl and opening the zip of pants do not fall under the purview of "sexual assault" or "aggravated sexual assault" of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

Groping without skin contact is not sexual assault: Bombay HC

25 Jan 2021

Groping without skin contact is not sexual assault: Bombay HC

In a controversial ruling, the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court observed that groping a minor's breasts without "skin-to-skin" contact doesn't qualify as sexual assault.

Maharashtra: Woman withdraws rape allegations against minister Dhananjay Munde

22 Jan 2021

Maharashtra: Woman withdraws rape allegations against minister Dhananjay Munde

The woman who accused Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and Maharashtra Social Justice Minister Dhananjay Munde of rape has withdrawn her complaint, reports said on Friday.

Before Sushant's birth anniversary, fans remember him on Twitter

20 Jan 2021

Before Sushant's birth anniversary, fans remember him on Twitter

There's no doubt that Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was loved by many and even after his untimely demise in June last year, his fans managed to keep him alive.

Republic, Times Now's reportage in SSR case 'contemptuous': Bombay HC

19 Jan 2021

Republic, Times Now's reportage in SSR case 'contemptuous': Bombay HC

In its 251-page-long verdict related to media trial in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case, the Bombay High Court on Monday observed that news channels Republic TV and Times Now ran a vicious campaign, donning the hats of "the investigator, the prosecutor as well as the judge."

Sonu Sood is a "habitual offender," BMC tells High Court

13 Jan 2021

Sonu Sood is a "habitual offender," BMC tells High Court

Mumbai's civic body Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) called actor Sonu Sood a "habitual offender" in its affidavit filed in the Bombay High Court on Tuesday.

Rape accused Maharashtra minister cries conspiracy; BJP demands action

13 Jan 2021

Rape accused Maharashtra minister cries conspiracy; BJP demands action

Maharashtra Social Justice Minister Dhananjay Munde has been accused of rape, a charge he denied saying he was in a consensual relationship with the accuser's sister and that they were blackmailing him.

Sonu Sood moves court against BMC's illegal construction notice

11 Jan 2021

Sonu Sood moves court against BMC's illegal construction notice

Actor Sonu Sood has approached the Bombay High Court challenging the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) notice over alleged illegal construction against him.

Kangana Ranaut, sister questioned by Mumbai Police in sedition case

08 Jan 2021

Kangana Ranaut, sister questioned by Mumbai Police in sedition case

Actor Kangana Ranaut and her sister Rangoli Chandel were today questioned by the Mumbai Police in connection with a sedition case that was lodged against them last year.

Rhea Chakraborty should get a fair trial, says Rumi Jaffery

08 Jan 2021

Rhea Chakraborty should get a fair trial, says Rumi Jaffery

Actor Rhea Chakraborty had a tumultuous last year after the tragic death of her boyfriend, fellow actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Petition filed to remove Bachchan's voice from COVID-19 caller tune

07 Jan 2021

Petition filed to remove Bachchan's voice from COVID-19 caller tune

A Public Interest Litigation or PIL has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking the removal of the Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan's voice from the caller tune on precautions against the coronavirus.

Bombay High Court reserves order on plea by Sushant's sisters

07 Jan 2021

Bombay High Court reserves order on plea by Sushant's sisters

The Bombay High Court on Thursday reserved its order on a plea filed by late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's sisters seeking to quash an FIR lodged by his former girlfriend and actor Rhea Chakraborty.

BMC files a police complaint against actor Sonu Sood

07 Jan 2021

BMC files a police complaint against actor Sonu Sood

Actor Sonu Sood, who has been in the limelight because of his philanthropic work for migrant workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic, has landed in legal trouble.

After Kangana's attack, Urmila Matondkar hits back at her

04 Jan 2021

After Kangana's attack, Urmila Matondkar hits back at her

Actor-politician Urmila Matondkar has hit back at actor Kangana Ranaut for commenting on the purchase of her new office space.

'Grave violation,' says court on Kangana Ranaut merging her flats

02 Jan 2021

'Grave violation,' says court on Kangana Ranaut merging her flats

A civil court in Mumbai has observed that Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut has illegally merged three of her flats in the city's Khar area.

Time in jail has crushed Rhea Chakraborty's morale: Rumi Jaffery

31 Dec 2020

Time in jail has crushed Rhea Chakraborty's morale: Rumi Jaffery

Filmmaker Rumi Jaffery recently talked about his friend, actor Rhea Chakraborty, and disclosed that the jail experience has completely changed her.

SSR case: CBI should furnish results, says Rhea's lawyer

28 Dec 2020

SSR case: CBI should furnish results, says Rhea's lawyer

Months after Bollywood's rising star Sushant Singh Rajput died by alleged suicide in June, the lawyer of Rhea Chakraborty, the actor who faced a flurry of accusations, has asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to release its findings.

Kangana Ranaut has right to express her thoughts: Bombay HC

22 Dec 2020

Kangana Ranaut has right to express her thoughts: Bombay HC

The Bombay High Court, while hearing a criminal plea against Kangana Ranaut over her alleged offensive tweets, said the actor has the right to have a Twitter account and express her thoughts through it.

Sena leader files breach of privilege notice against Kangana

15 Dec 2020

Sena leader files breach of privilege notice against Kangana

Shiv Sena leader Pratap Sarnaik has filed a Breach of Special Privileges notice against actor Kangana Ranaut over her tweet.

Six months after Sushant's death, sister pledges to continue fighting

14 Dec 2020

Six months after Sushant's death, sister pledges to continue fighting

It has been six months since actor Sushant Singh Rajput's mysterious death, but his family and fans are still yearning for closure.

TRP scam: Mumbai Police arrests Republic TV CEO Vikas Khanchandani

13 Dec 2020

TRP scam: Mumbai Police arrests Republic TV CEO Vikas Khanchandani

The Mumbai Police on Sunday arrested Republic TV CEO Vikas Khanchandani in connection with a scam about the manipulation of TRPs (Television Rating Points).

Kangana Ranaut moves Supreme Court in office demolition case

03 Dec 2020

Kangana Ranaut moves Supreme Court in office demolition case

After receiving a big relief last week against the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in the office demolition row, actor Kangana Ranaut has now filed a petition in the Supreme Court.

Rhea Chakraborty's brother Showik granted bail in drugs case

02 Dec 2020

Rhea Chakraborty's brother Showik granted bail in drugs case

Almost three months after he was arrested, actor Rhea Chakraborty's brother Showik Chakraborty has been granted bail in a drugs case linked to actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death.

Orphan clicks wrong link, loses seat in IIT-Bombay, approaches SC

30 Nov 2020

Orphan clicks wrong link, loses seat in IIT-Bombay, approaches SC

A teen from Agra, who was orphaned two years ago, lost a seat at the prestigious IIT-Bombay because he clicked on the wrong link.

Kangana's sister wants to drag Swara Bhasker, Taapsee to court

29 Nov 2020

Kangana's sister wants to drag Swara Bhasker, Taapsee to court

Actor Kangana Ranaut's sister Rangoli Chandel has once again slammed fellow actors Taapsee Pannu and Swara Bhasker, this time for allegedly spreading misinformation.

Bombay HC quashes BMC's demolition order for Kangana Ranaut's office

27 Nov 2020

Bombay HC quashes BMC's demolition order for Kangana Ranaut's office

The Bombay High Court on Friday quashed an order issued by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) directing the demolition of alleged alterations made to actor Kangana Ranaut's office in Mumbai.

Kangana's office demolition case: Bombay HC's judgment on November 27

24 Nov 2020

Kangana's office demolition case: Bombay HC's judgment on November 27

The Bombay High Court will give its verdict on Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut's office demolition case against the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on November 27, according to reports.

Kangana, sister to appear before Mumbai Police in January

23 Nov 2020

Kangana, sister to appear before Mumbai Police in January

Actor Kangana Ranaut and her sister Rangoli Chandel will appear before Mumbai Police on January 8, the Bombay High Court has ordered.

Kunal Kamra faces contempt charges for criticizing Supreme Court

12 Nov 2020

Kunal Kamra faces contempt charges for criticizing Supreme Court

Comedian Kunal Kamra is facing contempt charges over a series of tweets where he criticized the Supreme Court of India for granting interim bail to television anchor Arnab Goswami on Wednesday.

NCB to question Arjun Rampal today, say reports

12 Nov 2020

NCB to question Arjun Rampal today, say reports

In a major development in the ongoing drugs probe linked to the Hindi film industry, actor Arjun Rampal will be questioned by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) today, according to reports.

SC grants interim bail to Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami

11 Nov 2020

SC grants interim bail to Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami

The Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned an earlier order of the Bombay High Court, which denied bail to journalist Arnab Goswami in an abetment to suicide case.

Arnab Goswami moves SC after Bombay HC denies interim bail

10 Nov 2020

Arnab Goswami moves SC after Bombay HC denies interim bail

Republic TV chief Arnab Goswami on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court challenging the order of the Bombay High Court, which denied him interim relief in a 2018 abetment to suicide case.

Police allowed to question Arnab Goswami for 3 hours daily

09 Nov 2020

Police allowed to question Arnab Goswami for 3 hours daily

The Alibaug Sessions Court on Monday allowed the police to question Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami for three hours every day at the Taloja Central Jail where he is currently locked up.

Approach lower court: Bombay HC denies bail to Arnab Goswami

09 Nov 2020

Approach lower court: Bombay HC denies bail to Arnab Goswami

Republic TV promoter Arnab Goswami will remain in jail as the Bombay High Court on Monday rejected his interim bail plea, asking him to approach a sessions court.