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Rhea to take action against 'media scums' for spoiling reputation

08 Oct 2020

Rhea to take action against 'media scums' for spoiling reputation

After actor Rhea Chakraborty walked out of prison on bail, her lawyer said they are planning to take legal action against the media houses that tried to defame the 28-year-old.

Rhea Chakraborty released from prison; here are her bail conditions

07 Oct 2020

Rhea Chakraborty released from prison; here are her bail conditions

Actor Rhea Chakraborty has been released from the Byculla prison hours after she was granted bail by the Bombay High Court in a drug case.

"PoK analogy was bang on": Kangana Ranaut leaves Mumbai

14 Sep 2020

"PoK analogy was bang on": Kangana Ranaut leaves Mumbai

Reiterating her controversial stance that Mumbai to her now feels like the militancy-infused Pakistan-occupied Kashmir area, actor Kangana Ranaut on Monday left the city for her hometown in Himachal Pradesh.

Amid tussle with Sena leaders, Kangana meets Maharashtra Governor

13 Sep 2020

Amid tussle with Sena leaders, Kangana meets Maharashtra Governor

Actor Kangana Ranaut met Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at the Raj Bhavan on Sunday evening. Her sister Rangoli Chandel was also present at the meet.

My home today, your ego tomorrow: Kangana's message to Uddhav

09 Sep 2020

My home today, your ego tomorrow: Kangana's message to Uddhav

Actor Kangana Ranaut, who is fighting an intense battle with the Shiv Sena-led Maharashtra government, sent a pointed message to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday, hours after her Mumbai office was demolished.

Bombay HC stays BMC's demolition of Kangana's Mumbai office

09 Sep 2020

Bombay HC stays BMC's demolition of Kangana's Mumbai office

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday stayed the demolition of actor Kangana Ranaut's Mumbai office by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

Supreme Court disallows Muharram processions citing coronavirus threat

27 Aug 2020

Supreme Court disallows Muharram processions citing coronavirus threat

The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking permission for Muharram processions over the weekend.

Air India can operate flights with full strength, for now

25 May 2020

Air India can operate flights with full strength, for now

On Monday, the Supreme Court allowed national carrier Air India to operate special international flights with occupied middle seats for ten days, till June 6.

Bombay HC grants Peter Mukerjea bail in Sheena Bora's murder

06 Feb 2020

Bombay HC grants Peter Mukerjea bail in Sheena Bora's murder

The Bombay High Court on Thursday granted bail to Peter Mukerjea in the Sheena Bora murder case.

Ayodhya verdict: Meet the five judges who will script history

09 Nov 2019

Ayodhya verdict: Meet the five judges who will script history

A five-judge constitutional bench of the Supreme Court will pronounce verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute at 10:30 am today.

Mehbooba Mufti's daughter says Kashmir less important than Aarey trees

07 Oct 2019

Mehbooba Mufti's daughter says Kashmir less important than Aarey trees

Earlier today, the Supreme Court put a stay on the felling of trees in Mumbai's Aarey Colony until further orders, days after protests escalated over the weekend.

Setback for Fadnavis, SC quashes clean chit given to him

01 Oct 2019

Setback for Fadnavis, SC quashes clean chit given to him

Setting aside the clean chits given to him by a trial court and Bombay High Court, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said that Maharashtra's Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will face trial in connection to a fake affidavit case.

Bachchan on Dadasaheb Phalke Award win: Deeply grateful and humbled

25 Sep 2019

Bachchan on Dadasaheb Phalke Award win: Deeply grateful and humbled

Amitabh Bachchan, who was "selected unanimously" for the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award, took to Twitter to express that he feels "deeply grateful and most humbled" for this honor.

Maratha-reservation: SC doesn't stay verdict but issues notice to government

12 Jul 2019

Maratha-reservation: SC doesn't stay verdict but issues notice to government

The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to Maharashtra government in connection to the Maratha Reservation verdict, which the Bombay High Court cleared last month.

Bombay HC upholds reservation for Marathas, but with conditions

27 Jun 2019

Bombay HC upholds reservation for Marathas, but with conditions

The Bombay High Court on Thursday upheld the Maharashtra Reservation Bill, which was passed by the Maharashtra government in November last year.

Provide Rs. 50L compensation to rape victim Bilkis Bano: SC

23 Apr 2019

Provide Rs. 50L compensation to rape victim Bilkis Bano: SC

The Supreme Court directed the Gujarat government to pay compensation of Rs. 50 lakh to gangrape victim Bilkis Bano along with a government job and accommodation.

Bridge collapses, potholes and fires: Mumbai's infrastructure is crumbling

15 Mar 2019

Bridge collapses, potholes and fires: Mumbai's infrastructure is crumbling

A normal evening turned tragic on Thursday after a portion of a bridge near CST in Mumbai collapsed, killing six people.

Nirav Modi's bungalow, worth Rs. 100 crore, demolished using explosives

08 Mar 2019

Nirav Modi's bungalow, worth Rs. 100 crore, demolished using explosives

Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi's sprawling seaside bungalow located in Alibaug, Maharashtra was demolished on Friday.

After facing heavy backlash, PUBG promises to improve game

20 Feb 2019

After facing heavy backlash, PUBG promises to improve game

It has been a rough couple of months for PUBG in India, where the lives of many youngsters were affected due to the addictive nature of the multiplayer online game.

11-year-old moves Bombay-HC seeking PUBG ban, says 'game promotes violence'

01 Feb 2019

11-year-old moves Bombay-HC seeking PUBG ban, says 'game promotes violence'

The PUBG fever has gripped the entire nation and is keeping gamers, especially youngsters, hooked, so much so that their studies are also getting affected adversely.

Koregaon-Bhima case: SC refuses to quash FIR against activist Teltumbde

14 Jan 2019

Koregaon-Bhima case: SC refuses to quash FIR against activist Teltumbde

The Supreme Court today refused to quash Pune Police's FIR against civil rights activist Anand Teltumbde for his alleged role in the Elgar Parishad-Koregaon Bhima violence and for his alleged Maoist links.

Bombay HC on #MeToo: Movement shouldn't be misused

20 Oct 2018

Bombay HC on #MeToo: Movement shouldn't be misused

On Friday, the Bombay High Court warned against misusing the #MeToo movement and said the idea of the campaign was to help the survivors in speaking up.

Bombay HC quashes Preity Zinta's molestation case against Ness Wadia

10 Oct 2018

Bombay HC quashes Preity Zinta's molestation case against Ness Wadia

A couple of days after it suggested that Bollywood actress Preity Zinta and industrialist Ness Wadia settle an alleged molestation case, the Bombay High Court, on Wednesday quashed the case altogether.

Nudity in web-series: Bombay HC wants pre-screening body set up

06 Oct 2018

Nudity in web-series: Bombay HC wants pre-screening body set up

On Friday, the Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court took strong objection at nudity and violence dotting web series and said no content should be made online directly.

Maharashtra bans hookah parlours; Rs. 1 lakh fine for violations

06 Oct 2018

Maharashtra bans hookah parlours; Rs. 1 lakh fine for violations

On Thursday, the Maharashtra government issued a notification imposing a blanket ban on all hookah parlours in the state, with immediate effect.

Mumbai: Garbage dumping ground in Mulund permanently shut

01 Oct 2018

Mumbai: Garbage dumping ground in Mulund permanently shut

The garbage dumping ground at Mumbai's Mulund was permanently closed from today after it got filled to its maximum capacity.

Sohrabuddin encounter case: Bombay HC gives verdict on cops' discharge

10 Sep 2018

Sohrabuddin encounter case: Bombay HC gives verdict on cops' discharge

On Monday, the Bombay High Court dismissed petitions challenging the discharge of top cops in the Sohrabuddin Shaikh encounter case.

Nitin Gadkari apologizes for Mumbai-Goa Highway's poor condition

25 Aug 2018

Nitin Gadkari apologizes for Mumbai-Goa Highway's poor condition

Union Transport and Highway Minister Nitin Gadkari recently apologized for the pathetic condition of Mumbai-Goa Highway and said he felt ashamed.

After Maharashtra, Andhra now allows outside food in multiplexes

10 Aug 2018

After Maharashtra, Andhra now allows outside food in multiplexes

Less than a month after Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh is now allowing moviegoers to bring their own food into multiplexes.

Kids from second-marriage have no rights on joint-property: Bombay HC

31 Jul 2018

Kids from second-marriage have no rights on joint-property: Bombay HC

The Bombay High Court, recently, gave relief to a woman and her two daughters, who were thrown out of their house. The court maintained that only they have rights on the joint-property.

Bombay HC bans usage of thermocol decorations during Ganesh Chaturthi

13 Jul 2018

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.

Maharashtrians, you can bring food from outside to cinema halls!

13 Jul 2018

Maharashtrians, you can bring food from outside to cinema halls!

Bringing cheer to the masses, the Maharashtra government has announced that people will now be allowed to bring their own food inside cinema halls and multiplexes.

Alleged Rs. 1,700cr land scam triggers BJP-Congress war in Maharashtra

04 Jul 2018

Alleged Rs. 1,700cr land scam triggers BJP-Congress war in Maharashtra

A day after the Congress alleged a Rs. 1,767cr land scam in Navi Mumbai carried out "with the blessings of CM Devendra Fadnavis," the leader has denied it, saying he is ready for any probe.

Fourth-time-lucky: Vijay Mallya's favorite aircraft finally sold

30 Jun 2018

Fourth-time-lucky: Vijay Mallya's favorite aircraft finally sold

Beleaguered businessman Vijay Mallya's favorite luxury airplane, Airbus A319, which is parked at the Mumbai Airport since 2013, has finally got a buyer.

Senior not responsible if employee kills themselves over workload: SC

27 Jun 2018

Senior not responsible if employee kills themselves over workload: SC

In a potentially significant decision, the SC has ruled that seniors in the workplace cannot be held guilty of abetment if their juniors commit suicide due to work stress.

Bombay-HC admits Malegaon blast accused Purohit's plea challenging discharge rejection

22 Jun 2018

Bombay-HC admits Malegaon blast accused Purohit's plea challenging discharge rejection

The Bombay HC today admitted a plea filed by Lt Col Prasad Shrikant Purohit, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, challenging previous judgments of the HC and a special trial court that had rejected his discharge from the case.

Married women can't allege rape on "pretext of marriage": HC

18 Jun 2018

Married women can't allege rape on "pretext of marriage": HC

A married woman cannot accuse someone of rape "on the pretext of marriage," the Bombay HC has ruled.

5yrs, Rs. 10cr: Mumbai airport's loss for parking Mallya's aircraft

11 Jun 2018

5yrs, Rs. 10cr: Mumbai airport's loss for parking Mallya's aircraft

Tainted entrepreneur Vijay Mallya's favorite luxury airplane, Airbus A319, which is parked at the Mumbai Airport since 2013, is proving to be a costly burden for the authorities.

Constable undergoing sex-change operation to be treated as male constable

05 Jun 2018

Constable undergoing sex-change operation to be treated as male constable

29-year-old Lalita Salve, a constable from Beed district in Maharashtra will get benefits granted to a male constable after completing her sex reassignment surgery, a police official said today.

Mumbai-girl takes college to court after being barred for hijab

23 May 2018

Mumbai-girl takes college to court after being barred for hijab

A first-year homoeopathy student has approached the Bombay HC after her college disallowed her to write exams due to poor attendance.