HC upholds detention of ‘sand smuggler’ under MPDA

The Bombay High Court has upheld an order of a Jalgaon Magistrate detaining an alleged sand smuggler under Maharashtra Prevention of Dangerous Activities Act (MPDA), saying his movements in the society might lead to disruption of public order. MPDA covers bootleggers, slumlords, sand smugglers and certain other categories of offenders whose activities are a threat […]

PM to attend Bombay High Court function

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will address a gathering of legal luminaries here this week to mark the closing ceremony of the 150th anniversary celebrations of the Bombay High Court, an official said here Monday. The year-long sesquicentennial celebrations of the court shall end Aug 18. Besides the prime minister, the function shall be attended by […]