Articles about Justice AS Oka

Nothing wrong in transparency: SC judge wants hearings live-streamed

06 Dec 2021

India
Nothing wrong in transparency: SC judge wants hearings live-streamed

Supreme Court Justice Abhay Sreeniwas Oka has reportedly expressed support for the live-streaming of court hearings.

Implement education-scheme in Maharashtra govt-run homes for special kids: HC

07 Oct 2018

India
Implement education-scheme in Maharashtra govt-run homes for special kids: HC

The Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra Government to ensure that the key education scheme 'Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan' is implemented in state-run homes for children with mental deficiency.

Mumbai-Goa Highway to be repaired by Sep 5, HC told

08 Aug 2018

India
Mumbai-Goa Highway to be repaired by Sep 5, HC told

The Maharashtra government and the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) assured the Bombay High Court yesterday that they would repair potholes between Panvel and Goa on National Highway-66 by September 5.

Railways, metro, airports can act against plastic ban violators: Maharashtra

03 Aug 2018

India
Railways, metro, airports can act against plastic ban violators: Maharashtra

Maharashtra government today told Bombay High Court that it has authorized the railways, metro and airport authorities to initiate action, within their jurisdictional areas, against those violating the state's plastic ban.

Bombay-HC slaps Rs. 5L fine on Leela Hotels for 'forum-hunting'

16 Jul 2018

India
Bombay-HC slaps Rs. 5L fine on Leela Hotels for 'forum-hunting'

The Bombay HC today imposed a fine of Rs. 5L on Hotel Leela Venture Limited for "forum-hunting" by seeking that their pleas, challenging eviction proceedings, be heard by a single-judge bench.

Bombay HC bans usage of thermocol decorations during Ganesh Chaturthi

13 Jul 2018

Mumbai
Bombay HC bans usage of thermocol decorations during Ganesh Chaturthi

The Bombay High Court today declined to relax the ban on sale of decoration items made of thermocol for use in the forthcoming Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Maharashtra.

#WadalaWallCollapse: HC asks IIT-B to form expert-team to suggest measures

30 Jun 2018

India
#WadalaWallCollapse: HC asks IIT-B to form expert-team to suggest measures

Bombay HC today asked IIT-Bombay's director to set up an expert team comprising structural engineers and others to inspect the site of the recent wall collapse at Mumbai's Wadala and suggest remedial measures.

Mumbai: Metro-2B line will be constructed overground, MMRDA tells Bombay-HC

23 Jun 2018

India
Mumbai: Metro-2B line will be constructed overground, MMRDA tells Bombay-HC

The MMRDA has told the Bombay HC its decision to construct the Metro 2B line overground after considering all the aspects.

Can't delete father's name from birth record: BMC tells HC

29 Mar 2018

India
Can't delete father's name from birth record: BMC tells HC

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has told the Bombay High Court that it has no powers to delete a birth or death-related entry from its records while responding to a single mother's plea seeking a birth certificate for her child without the father's name.

How can BMC convert private-toilets into public? Bombay HC questions

07 Mar 2018

Mumbai
How can BMC convert private-toilets into public? Bombay HC questions

The Bombay HC today asked the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation to explain the provisions under which the civic body had decided to convert "private toilets" into public ones under the Swachh Bharat Mission.