Bombay High Court: News

Bhima Koregaon case: Supreme Court grants bail to Shoma Sen

The Supreme Court has granted bail to Shoma Sen, one of the accused in the Bhima Koregaon case.

28 Mar 2024


T-Series slams Reliance Entertainment's non-payment claims; issues statement

T-Series and Reliance Entertainment are at loggerheads over a non-payment dispute.

22 Mar 2024


Body massagers can't be categorized as adult toys: Bombay HC

The Bombay High Court on Friday overturned a previous ruling by the Commissioner of Customs to seize shipments of body massagers.

05 Mar 2024

Delhi University

Maoist links case: Ex-DU professor Saibaba, 6 others acquitted

The Bombay High Court's Nagpur Bench on Tuesday acquitted former Delhi University Professor GN Saibaba and six others accused in an alleged Maoist links case.

22 Feb 2024

Indrani Mukerjea

Bombay HC stalls Netflix docuseries on Indrani Mukerjea

Bombay High Court put a hold on the release of Netflix's documentary series The Indrani Mukerjea Story: Buried Truth on Thursday, which is based on the life of Indrani Mukerjea, the primary suspect in the Sheena Bora murder case.

09 Feb 2024

Rhea Chakraborty

SSR-Rhea case: Why Bombay HC admonished CBI over pending chargesheet

Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput allegedly died by suicide on June 14, 2020, in Mumbai.

Bilkis Bano rapists to be re-jailed, SC rebukes Gujarat government

The Supreme Court on Monday quashed the Gujarat government's order to grant remission and premature release to 11 convicts in Bilkis Bano's 2002 gangrape case.

19 Dec 2023

Gautam Navalakha

Elgar Parishad case: Bombay HC grants bail to Gautam Navlakha

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted bail to activist-journalist Gautam Navlakha in the 2018 Bhima Koregaon-Elgar Parishad violence case.

17 Dec 2023

Mumbai Police

Actor accuses JSW MD Sajjan Jindal of rape; FIR registered  

The Mumbai Police has filed an FIR against steel baron and managing director of JSW Group Sajjan Jindal after a 30-year-old female actor accused him of rape, Business Today reported.

13 Dec 2023


IndiGo pilot seeks permission to carry kirpan on plane

An IndiGo Airlines pilot, Angad Singh, has moved the Bombay High Court seeking permission to carry a kirpan—a small curved sword—inside airports.

24 Nov 2023


Vijaypat Singhania says son Gautam breaking up Raymond, supports daughter-in-law

The founder of Raymond Group, Vijaypat Singhania, has expressed deep disappointment over his son Gautam Singhania "breaking up" the company, calling it his "stupid mistake" to give everything to his son.

08 Nov 2023


Not all firecrackers are banned. Here's what you can buy

Diwali is just around the corner, and cracker shops are witnessing gigantic queues.

06 Oct 2023


Maharashtra government can't run from responsibility: HC on Nanded tragedy

The Bombay High Court on Friday slammed the Maharashtra government over the recent deaths at Dr. Shankarrao Chavan Medical College and Hospital in Maharashtra's Nanded.

02 Oct 2023


Barclays challenges Pune court's verdict in whistleblower retaliation case

Barclays is attempting to reverse a ruling by an Indian court that found the British bank guilty of retaliating against a whistleblower.

27 Sep 2023

Akasa Air

Bombay HC to hear Akasa Air's pilot resignation dispute

The Bombay High Court has granted permission to hear Akasa Air's plea against five pilots who left the company without fulfilling their notice period obligations.

25 Sep 2023

Balika Vadhu

Late Pratyusha Banerjee's boyfriend says he's ready for trial

Rahul Raj Singh, the actor-producer boyfriend of late actor Pratyusha Banerjee is set to face trial in the abetment to suicide case.

02 Sep 2023


Maharashtra: Maratha reservation protest turns violent, over 360 booked

The Maharashtra Police booked more than 360 people on Saturday, a day after protesters demanding reservation for the Maratha community in Maharashtra's Jalna allegedly resorted to violence, PTI reported.

09 Aug 2023

shiney ahuja

Shiney Ahuja's passport renewal plea granted: Revisiting his legal battle

Gangster fame Shiney Ahuja found himself embroiled in controversy when he was convicted of rape in 2011.

05 Aug 2023


Who is Justice Rohit Deo, and why did he resign

Justice Rohit Deo, a Bombay High Court judge, announced on Friday that he has resigned due to "personal reasons" and sent his resignation letter to President Droupadi Murmu.

Bhima Koregaon: SC grants bail to Arun Ferreira, Vernon Gonsalves

The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday granted bail to the members of Elgar Parishad, Arun Ferreira and Vernon Gonsalves, according to the news outlet NDTV.

26 Jun 2023


Court rejects abortion for minor rape victim at 28-week pregnancy

The Aurangabad bench of the Bombay High Court rejected a petition filed by a minor rape victim's mother seeking to end the girl's 28-week pregnancy in view of the health risk to her and the unborn child.

22 May 2023

Shah Rukh Khan

Aryan Khan case: Sameer Wankhede demands security after receiving threats

Former Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) officer Sameer Wankhede—accused of corruption in the Cordelia Cruises drug bust case involving Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan—claimed he and his wife, actor Kranti Redkar, have been receiving threats for the last four days.

09 May 2023

Sooraj Pancholi

Jiah Khan suicide case: Court order highlights suicidal tendencies, sentiments

Actor Sooraj Pancholi was acquitted of abetment charges in the Jiah Khan suicide case by a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Mumbai on April 28.

Don't delay decisions on mercy pleas, it benefits convicts: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday directed state governments and other concerned authorities not to delay decisions on mercy petitions by death row convicts, who could gain an advantage from the hold-up.

12 Apr 2023

Ajit Pawar

MSC Bank scam: ED chargesheet drops NCP's Ajit Pawar, wife

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a chargesheet against the Maharashtra State Cooperative (MSC) Bank in a multi-crore money laundering case, naming a company linked to former Maharashtra deputy chief minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar.

30 Mar 2023

Salman Khan

Bombay HC quashes assault-related FIR against Salman Khan

Superstar Salman Khan is controversy's favorite child. Be it threats from gangsters to court cases, the Bhaijaan of Bollywood is a common name everywhere.

29 Mar 2023

West Bengal

Court dismisses Mamata Banerjee's appeal in national anthem case

The Bombay High Court has refused to grant relief to West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee in a case filed against her for allegedly disrespecting the national anthem at an event in December 2021, reported Indian Express.

26 Mar 2023

Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui files defamation lawsuit, brother lashes out

There seems to be no end to Nawazuddin Siddiqui's troubles!

04 Mar 2023

Tunisha Sharma

#NewsBytesExclusive: 'Sheezan Khan to be out by evening,' says lawyer 

A little over two months after television actor Tunisha Sharma's alleged suicide, her former boyfriend, co-star, and accused, actor Sheezan Khan has finally been granted bail by the Bombay High Court on Saturday.

03 Mar 2023


Nawazuddin Siddiqui barred from meeting ailing mother: Report

Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui's personal life has taken a massive hit. From serious allegations of sexual harassment by his wife Aalia Siddiqui to his brother Shamas accusing him of abandoning people, Siddiqui's been accused of a lot.

21 Feb 2023


Hyderabad: 5-year-old boy mauled to death by stray dogs 

In a heart-wrenching incident, a five-year-old boy was reportedly mauled to death by stray dogs in Amberpet, Hyderabad, on Sunday.

14 Feb 2023

Tunisha Sharma

Tunisha Sharma wasn't depressed, claims co-actor Chandan K Anand

Television actor and Tunisha Sharma's co-star from Ali Baba: Dastaan-E-Kabul, Chandan K Anand, in a new interview, has said that the late actor, was not depressed.

10 Feb 2023


Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train to get 3-floor station 24m below surface

Work on the bullet train has accelerated in Maharashtra following support from the Bombay High Court, News18 reported. On Thursday, the court gave the project the go-ahead, deeming it "nationally significant."

Bombay HC gives green light to Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project

The Bombay High Court dismissed a plea on Thursday filed by Godrej & Boyce company opposing the acquisition proceedings initiated by the National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) and the Maharashtra government for the bullet train project in Vikhroli.

25 Jan 2023


Maharashtra bans car-pooling in non-transport vehicles over security concerns

Citing passengers' security and safety, the government of Maharashtra has banned using non-transport vehicles for aggregation and car-pooling.

20 Jan 2023

Venugopal Dhoot

ICICI bank fraud case: Videocon's Venugopal Dhoot gets interim bail

Videocon Group chairperson Venugopal Dhoot was granted interim bail on Friday by the Bombay High Court, almost a month after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested him in the ICICI Bank-Videocon loan fraud case.

13 Jan 2023


Bombay HC to hear Anushka Sharma's tax-related pleas

After Anushka Sharma appealed against Salex Tax Department's action against her, the Bombay High Court (HC) agreed to hear Sharma's pleas.

09 Jan 2023

Chanda Kochhar

ICICI-Videocon scam: Kochhars' arrest illegal, says Bombay HC; grants bail

Former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar and her husband Deepak Kochhar will be released from jail as the Bombay High Court granted them bail on Monday.

28 Dec 2022

Anil Deshmukh

Maharashtra: Ex-minister Anil Deshmukh released from jail after 1 year

Anil Deshmukh, former home minister of Maharashtra, was released on Wednesday after spending almost 13 months in jail.

21 Dec 2022

Anushka Sharma

Bombay HC dismisses Anushka Sharma's tax-related petitions. Here's why

The Bombay High Court reportedly dismissed two petitions filed by actor Anushka Sharma's tax consultant. This was apparently the first time someone filed a petition through their tax consultant, the HC noted, questioning this move.

12 Dec 2022

Anil Deshmukh

Bombay HC puts ex-Maharashtra minister Anil Deshmukh's bail on hold

Moments after granting bail to Maharashtra's former Home Minister Anil Deshmukh in a corruption case, the Bombay High Court put it on hold for 10 days on Monday.

18 Nov 2022

Elgar Parishad

Elgar Parishad accused activist granted bail, NIA to move SC

The Bombay High Court on Friday granted bail to Anand Teltumbde, a scholar-activist accused in the Elgar Parishad-Bhima Koregaon case.

Ex-DU professor GN Saibaba acquitted in Maoist links case

Former Delhi University (DU) Professor GN Saibaba along with five other accused was acquitted by the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court in the case of alleged links to the banned party Communist Party of India (Maoist).

04 Oct 2022

Air India

Delhi: Air India employees 'forced' to vacate Vasant Vihar colony

Residents of Air India Colony in Delhi's Vasant Vihar on Tuesday alleged basic facilities and water supply were cut off at their residential complexes in a bid to force them to vacate, Hindustan Times reported.

23 Sep 2022

Shiv Sena

HC nod to Thackeray's Sena faction for Dussehra rally

Amid a tug of war between the two factions of the Shiv Sena over conducting the Dussehra rally at Shivaji Park in central Mumbai, the Bombay High Court on Friday gave its order in favor of Uddhav Thackeray's camp of Shiv Sena.

Covishield death: Bombay HC notice to Centre, Serum Institute, DCGI

A man has filed a compensation suit against the Indian vaccine maker Serum Institute of India (SII) for Rs. 1,000 crore, claiming that the side effects of the Covishield vaccine killed his daughter last year.

13 Aug 2022


Salman approaches Bombay HC in defamation case against Panvel neighbor

Bollywood actor Salman Khan approached the Bombay High Court on Friday in the defamation case against his Panvel farmhouse neighbor Ketan Kakkad.

15 Jul 2022

Madras High Court

Removal of Mangalsutra by wife causes husband mental cruelty: Court

Madras High Court has said that removal of thali (Mangalsutra) by an estranged wife would mean mental cruelty of the highest order for the husband.

03 Jul 2022


Protest against Metro Car Shed in Aarey gains steam again

Protests erupted in Mumbai on Sunday against the new Maharashtra government's decision to shift the metro car shed project back to Aarey Colony.

No international link in Cordelia drugs case: NCB DG

Director-General of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) SN Pradhan on Friday revealed that gross "irregularities" were found in the investigation of Cordelia drug case.

2019 Hyderabad Disha case accused encounter 'fake,' says SC panel

In a startling revelation, a Supreme Court-appointed commission on Friday declared the police encounter of the accused in the 2019 Disha gang-rape and murder in Hyderabad as "fake."