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Officials manipulating evidence should be relieved: SC on Bilkis Bano

The SC has questioned the Gujarat government over action taken against officials who tampered with evidence in the Bilkis Bano gangrape case. It noted such cops and doctors shouldn't be in service.

17 Aug 2017


Maharashtra govt reinstates encounter specialist Pradeep Sharma

Maharashtra government reinstated encounter specialist Pradeep Sharma after he was unceremoniously removed for allegedly being in contact with the underworld.

Sahara's Aamby Valley up for auction at Rs. 37,392 crore

In another setback for Sahara, the Bombay HC has put up its flagship Aamby Valley worth Rs. 40,000cr, for public auction.

09 Aug 2017


Maratha protests reignite today, lakhs expected at Mumbai silent march

On the first anniversary of last year's silent Maratha Kranti Morcha in Aurangabad which triggered a series of protests across Maharashtra, the community is holding its "biggest" rally in Mumbai today.

08 Aug 2017


Bombay HC refuses to regularize height limit for Dahi Handi

Bombay HC overruled SC's order and removed 20-feet height cap for human pyramids as well as reduced age limit of participants from 18 to 14 years for Dahi Handi celebrations.

06 Aug 2017


Mumbai court allows paternity test of child

To prove charges of adultery levelled against mother of a two-year-old, sessions court allowed to conduct the paternity-test.

04 Aug 2017


Mumbai: Bollywood singer Yash Wadali booked for molestation

Police arrested singer Yash Wadali after a woman complained that Wadali caught hold of her by her shirt collar, pushed her and lashed out abuses at her.

01 Aug 2017


Maharashtra's board makes Math practical compulsory for class-9

Maharashtra state board (SSC) passed another rule that makes 20-marks practical exams in Math for class-9 complusory from current academic year. The same follows for class-10 students but from next academic year.

27 Jul 2017


'Good conduct ascertained in two months?': HC on Sanjay Dutt

The Bombay HC asked how the Maharashtra government could ascertain "good conduct" of Sanjay Dutt to grant him parole and furlough on that basis in just two months.

SC approves auction of Sahara's Rs. 40,000cr Aamby Valley complex

The SC approved a global auction of Sahara's Aamby Valley complex worth Rs. 40,000cr.

21 Jul 2017


Mumbai University: One lakh answer sheets sent to wrong teachers

Mumbai University students are scared of losing their seats in foreign-universities and in Indian colleges, as online assessment of answer sheets is nowhere near meeting its July 31 deadline.

19 Jul 2017


After uncle rapes 10-year-old, court denies abortion to the minor!

In a case of apathy, a 10-year-old rape survivor's abortion plea was rejected by the Court.

18 Jul 2017


Mumbai: Salman Khan rents out property for Rs. 80 lakh/month

Actor Salman Khan leased out a commercial building for a whopping rent of Rs. 80 lakh/month for first five years to Future Group, Big Bazaar owner.

18 Jul 2017


Why was Sanjay Dutt released early? Maha govt justifies

Sanjay Dutt was jailed in May 2013 for possessing arms which were part of a consignment used in the 1993 Mumbai blasts.

17 Jul 2017


Maharashtra govt: Sanjay Dutt deserved early release from jail

Maharashtra government submitted an affidavit in Bombay HC and justified its stand on actor Sanjay Dutt's early jail release stating that Dutt displayed "good behaviour, and discipline while in jail," and "performed all allotted work" leading to early remission.

07 Jul 2017


In a first, SC wants CJI, governors under RTI ambit

The SC for the first time batted for bringing the offices of the chief justice and governors within the purview of the Right to Information Act to ensure transparency and accountability.

SC: Jobs secured through fake caste certificates invalid

In a major judgement, the Supreme Court on Thursday held that the admissions and jobs would be considered invalid, if they have been secured under fake caste certificates.

05 Jul 2017


Mumbai local train's status to be available on Google Maps

The Western Railways (WR) is going to approach Google to link trains with Google Maps which will enable commuters to check live status and position of local trains on the maps.

03 Jul 2017


Maharashtra girl wins 1st Kalpana Chawla scholarship

Sonal Baberwal from Amaravati created history by becoming the first winner of Kalpana Chawla scholarship of the International Space University (ISU) in Ireland.

02 Jul 2017


Thane police arrests woman for trying to sell 5-year-old girl

The anti-human trafficking cell of Thane police arrested Shobha Gaikwad for trying to sell a five-year-old girl for Rs. 20,000 at Bhiwandi.

25 Jun 2017


Mumbai monsoon: City lashed by heavy rains

According to IMD, the adjoining areas of the city as well as the suburbs have recorded much more significant rains as compared to Mumbai today.

24 Jun 2017


Mumbai: RTI activist challenges Dutt's early release from jail

It was in response to the PIL filed by an RTI activist, Pradeep Bhalekar that the Bombay HC asked the state government to justify the early release of actor Sanjay Dutt from jail.

23 Jun 2017


Weren't treated like farmers, but terrorists, say Maharashtra protesters

After police used pellet guns on protesters in Maharashtra's Thane, agitators alleged they were treated "not as farmers, but terrorists".

22 Jun 2017


Maharashtra: Police use pellet guns after farmers' protest turns violent

An agitation by farmers in Maharashtra's Thane turned violent when protesters clashed with security personnel, pelted stones, and police used pellet guns on them. Several were injured.

Mr India 2: Anil Kapoor, Sridevi to reunite for sequel?

Even 20 years after its release, Mr. India is still remembered for its unique concept of invisibility and Mogambo, the villain portrayed by Amrish Puri!

11 Jun 2017


Mumbai's BJP leader wants Gateway of India to be renamed

BJP MLA Raj Purohit wants Mumbai's iconic Gateway of India to be renamed to 'Bharatdwar'. Purohit earlier wanted Marine Lines railway station to be changed to Mumbadevi.

11 Jun 2017

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Sexual relationship doesn't imply marriage under Hindu laws: Bombay HC

The Bombay High Court said that a sexual relationship by choice, chance or accident doesn't convert it into a 'marriage' under Hindu laws, and children borne out of such relationships might not be entitled to the father's property.

08 Jun 2017


Maharashtra's Konkan route to get 21 new railway stations

With the purpose of expansion and modernization, 21 new railways stations will be added on the Konkan route in Maharashtra.

06 Jun 2017


Mumbai school trustee charged with raping 3 year old girl

A 57 year old school trustee and a nursery teacher were charged with allegedly raping a 3 year old girl at the school premises in Mumbai.

01 Jun 2017


Law ministry clears appointment of 14 judges to Bombay HC

The Law Ministry recently notified the appointment of 14 additional judges to the Bombay High Court, after President Pranab Mukherjee gave his assent.

Bilkis Bano case: SC refuses to stay IPS officer's conviction

The Supreme Court refused to stay the conviction of IPS officer R S Bhagora in the Bilkis Bano case, saying there was no urgency in hearing the matter as Bhagora had already served his sentence in the case.

26 May 2017


Maratha protests to resume from August

The Maratha community is planning to relaunch its protests for reservation in jobs and education. A morcha has been planned on August 9.

24 May 2017


Mumbai based acid attack victim finds love at 26

In 2012, Lalita Ben Bansi was attacked with acid by her cousin, who threw it on her over a minor argument.

23 May 2017


Madhur Bhandarkar case- Model Preeti Jain's bail extended

The Bombay HC has admitted the appeal of model-actor Preeti Jain, who was convicted for plotting the murder of film director Madhur Bhandarkar.

15 May 2017


Database can help Mumbaiites to watch out for sex-offenders

Kerala governor P Sathasivam, during a legislative Assembly session in Thiruvananthapuram detailed a plan to maintain a national sex offenders' registry.

12 May 2017


Mumbai- 5 arrested from film-industry for trafficking children to Paris

On Thursday, 5 people from the film industry including a make-up artist and a spotboy were arrested in a case involving trafficking of children to Paris.

Have faith in the judiciary, will keep fighting: Bilkis Bano

Fourteen years after her horrifying ordeal, as Bombay HC upheld life imprisonment of her 11 rapists, Bilkis Bano stresses, "I want justice, not revenge."

08 May 2017


Bombay HC orders forensic examination of EVM

The Bombay High Court has ordered the forensic examination of an electronic voter machine that was used in 2014 Maharashtra assembly elections.

05 May 2017


After Eman, Saifee hospital to start fundraising for obese children

After successfully raising over 21 lakh for the surgery of Eman Ahmed, doctors from Saifee hospital are planning to launch a similar campaign for helping 7 obese children.

Bilkis Bano gangrape: Bombay HC upholds convictions

The Bombay High Court upheld the convictions of 11 individuals in the Bilkis Bano gangrape case. However, the court rejected the CBI appeal to give the death sentence to three of the accused.

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