Articles about Bombay High Court
18 Nov 2021
SC sets aside ruling mandating 'skin-to-skin' contact for sexual assault
The Supreme Court Thursday set aside a Bombay High Court ruling that said "skin-to-skin" was necessary for a sexual assault conviction under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
30 Oct 2021
Aryan walks out of jail after 26 days in custody
Aryan Khan walked out a free man today.
28 Oct 2021
#MumbaiDrugBust: Aryan Khan, others granted bail by Bombay HC
The Bombay High Court finally granted bail to Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, and two others on Thursday.
30 Sep 2021
Son to remain with Shweta Tiwari, husband gets visitation rights
It was in August 2019 when popular TV actress Shweta Tiwari had filed a domestic violence case against her second husband Abhinav Kohli.
27 Sep 2021
Ninety-year-old seeks pension of freedom fighter husband dead for 56yrs
Withholding the pension of a freedom fighter was not justified, the Bombay High Court has said and directed the Maharashtra government to respond to a plea filed by the 90-year-old wife of a freedom fighter, who died 56 years ago, seeking benefits of a government pension scheme.
24 Sep 2021
Government needs to be serious about potholes-riddled Mumbai-Nashik Highway: HC
The Bombay High Court on Friday said the Maharashtra government has to be more serious about the potholes-riddled Mumbai-Nashik Highway considering the fact that people are losing their lives.
22 Sep 2021
Ex-Mumbai top cop Param Bir Singh summoned in corruption case
The Maharashtra government-appointed Chandiwal Judicial Commission on Wednesday issued fresh summons to former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh in a corruption case.
21 Sep 2021
Horoscopes no excuse to go back on marriage promise: HC
The Bombay High Court refused to discharge a 32-year-old man from a rape and cheating case noting that he had used astrological incompatibility of horoscopes as an excuse to resile from his promise to marry the complainant woman with whom he was in a relationship.
09 Sep 2021
Javed Akhtar's defamation case filed against Kangana Ranaut will stay
Kangana Ranaut, whose film Thalaivii will hit the theaters tomorrow, received a major legal setback today.
31 Aug 2021
COVID-19: Bombay HC raises concern over crowding in public places
The Bombay High Court on Tuesday raised concern over crowds assembling at public places in Mumbai.
23 Aug 2021
Bombay High Court stays police probe against Sony Pictures
The Bombay High Court on Monday, through an interim order, stayed an ongoing probe by Pune police against Sony Pictures in a case of alleged criminal defamation and copyright infringement in its Scam 1992 web series.
13 Aug 2021
Families having only one flat shouldn't own four-five cars: HC
Expressing anguish over the lack of any uniform policy in Maharashtra over designated parking spaces for vehicles, the Bombay High Court has said that authorities must not allow citizens to own multiple personal vehicles if they didn't have adequate parking space.
12 Aug 2021
No adverse reaction during COVID-19 home vaccination encouraging: HC
The Bombay High Court on Thursday said that it was encouraging to note that not a single bed-ridden person, who was administered the COVID-19 vaccine at home by the Mumbai civic body, showed any adverse reaction to the vaccine jab.
06 Aug 2021
Mumbai: BJP seeks resumption of local train services; holds protests
Several BJP leaders in Maharashtra on Friday participated in protests held by the party in Mumbai to press for the demand that those common citizens, who have received both the doses of COVID-19 vaccines, be allowed to travel by suburban trains.
01 Jul 2021
Gulshan Kumar murder case: Bombay HC upholds Dawood aide's conviction
The Bombay High Court on Thursday upheld a 2002 trial court verdict convicting Abdul Rauf Merchant, an aide of gangster Dawood Ibrahim, for the murder of T-Series founder Gulshan Kumar nearly 24 years ago in 1997.
29 Jun 2021
Don't spare 'big fish' in fake vaccination cases: High Court
On Tuesday, the Bombay High Court said that the Mumbai Police, probing instances of fake vaccination camps against COVID-19, must identify the "big fish" in such cases and not spare them.
29 Jun 2021
Wrong information in Kangana Ranaut's passport application caused renewal delay?
Kangana Ranaut's passport renewal application will be "considered expeditiously," said Regional Passport Office (RPO) to Bombay High Court on Monday.
25 Jun 2021
Mumbai: Fake COVID-19 vaccine racket suspected of using distilled water
The Mumbai Police has launched an investigation into a fake COVID-19 vaccination racket, where beneficiaries are suspected to have been injected with distilled water instead of the vaccine.
24 Jun 2021
Over 13,000 prison inmates vaccinated against COVID-19 in Maharashtra
More than 13,000 prison inmates in Maharashtra have been so far vaccinated against coronavirus and the number of active COVID-19 cases among them has reduced significantly, the State Government told the Bombay High Court on Thursday.
22 Jun 2021
Maharashtra to finalize door-to-door vaccination policy in a week
The Maharashtra government told the Bombay High Court on Tuesday that it will finalize within a week its policy on starting door-to-door COVID-19 vaccination drives for the elderly, disabled persons, and those who are bedridden and unable to visit the inoculation centers.
15 Jun 2021
Kangana Ranaut's passport would not be renewed till June 25
Kangana Ranaut's passport isn't getting renewed anytime soon.
04 Jun 2021
Centre responsible if faulty PM-CARES ventilators cause death: Bombay HC
The Aurangabad bench of the Bombay High Court has said that the central government would be responsible for any loss of life due to "defective" ventilators supplied by a Gujarat company to the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) through the PM-CARES fund.
01 Jun 2021
HC acts on petition seeking 'vaccination trip' for minor daughter
The Bombay High Court on Tuesday directed the Maharashtra government to reply to a petition of a city-based couple, seeking the court's help in sending their minor daughter to the US for vaccination against the COVID-19 infection.
07 May 2021
Taloja jail inmate dies of COVID-19, kin allege negligence
A 22-year-old undertrial lodged in Navi Mumbai's Taloja jail has died of COVID-19 at a hospital, even as his family members alleged that the negligence of prison authorities led to his death.
27 Apr 2021
How are individuals procuring, selling Remdesivir? Bombay HC asks Centre
The Bombay High Court on Tuesday asked the federal government how private individuals were procuring and selling the crucial drug, Remdesivir.
16 Apr 2021
HC permits Jain temples to home deliver food for devotees
The Bombay High Court on Friday permitted 58 Mumbai Jain temples and three in Pune and Nashik to home deliver special food consumed by the community while fasting during the annual nine-day Ayambil Oli Tap.
05 Apr 2021
Dilip Walse Patil to replace Deshmukh as Maharashtra Home Minister
Dilip Walse Patil will be taking over as the new Home Minister of Maharashtra, state Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray informed Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Monday.
05 Apr 2021
Bombay High Court orders CBI probe against Anil Deshmukh
The Bombay High Court on Monday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to conduct a preliminary probe into the corruption allegations against the Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh.
02 Apr 2021
Maharashtra: Plea seeks door-to-door COVID-19 vaccination for people over 75
A public interest litigation has been filed in the Bombay High Court seeking a direction to the Centre, Maharashtra government, and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation to provide door-to-door COVID-19 vaccination for people over 75 and those who are physically challenged or bed-ridden.
31 Mar 2021
'Why didn't you approach police against Deshmukh?' HC asks Singh
The Bombay High Court on Wednesday asked former Mumbai Police chief Param Bir Singh why he had not taken action against Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh.
30 Mar 2021
Bombay High Court to hear Param Bir Singh's plea tomorrow
The Bombay High Court will on Wednesday hear a plea by former Mumbai Police chief Param Bir Singh seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the alleged actions of Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh.
05 Mar 2021
Be sensitive, don't publicize Pune woman's death: Bombay-HC tells media
The Bombay High Court has asked the media not to give unnecessary publicity to an incident where a woman allegedly died by suicide in Pune and her suspected illicit relations with a man, according to an order made available on Friday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
27 Jan 2021
Skin to Skin contact: SC stays Bombay HC order
The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the Bombay High Court order acquitting a man under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act saying groping a minor's breast without "skin to skin contact" cannot be termed as sexual assault.