Rules for online sale of medicines will be finalised by Jan 31

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The Union government informed the Bombay High Court Friday that it was likely to finalise draft rules for regulation of online sale of medicines by January end. Union government’s lawyer D P Singh told a bench of Chief Justice Naresh Patil and Justice N M Jamdar that in compliance with an order of the Madras… Read more »

HC seeks Centre’s reply on plea of visually impaired man who lost out on Railway job

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The Bombay High Court has taken suo motu (on its own) notice of an incident where a sessions court judge was allegedly assaulted by an assistant public prosecutor on the court premises. Vacation judge Justice R K Deshpande of the high court’s Nagpur bench said Wednesday that such incidents are a “threat to independence of… Read more »

Six Tata Trusts withdraw pleas against I-T dept notices

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Six Tata Trusts have withdrawn their petitions filed in the Bombay High Court challenging the show cause notices issued against them by the Income Tax department as to why their registrations should not be cancelled. The Income Tax commissioner (Exemptions) had issued notices to these six trusts on March 8 this year for alleged non-compliance… Read more »

HC seeks report on Maha officials’ visits to malnutrition-hit areas

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Mumbai: The Bombay High Court directed the Maharashtra government on Wednesday to submit a report on visits conducted by its public health and district level officers to the state’s tribal areas that are battling malnutrition. A bench of justices A S Oka and M S Sonak directed the state’s counsel Neha Bhide to submit the report… Read more »

Sohrabuddin Encounter: Bombay High Court to announce verdict on discharge of cops

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MUMBAI: 2005-2006 encounter case of suspected gangster Sohrabuddin Sheikh, his wife and their aide will most likely to get the final  on Monday.The Bombay High Court is likely to pronounce its verdict on whether or not some senior Gujarat and Rajasthan police officers deserve to be discharged in the Fake’ encounters case. According to the reports submittted by Central Bureau… Read more »

Use Scheduled Castes instead of ‘Dalits’ I&B ministry asks television channels

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NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has asked television channels to refrain from using the term “Dalits, based on an order of the Bombay High Court, which has asked the government to ensure that the term Dalit is not used for referring to the communities included in the Scheduled Castes by the Constitution. The Bombay high… Read more »

Bombay High Court, directed the Maharashtra government to make all its websites disabled-friendly

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MUMBAI: A division bench headed by acting Chief Justice Naresh Patil directed the state government to update all its websites, make them disabled-friendly and file a status report in three months. Justice Patil gave the order, while hearing a Public Interest Litigation filed by city-based NGO Disability Rights Initiative, seeking a direction to the government and other… Read more »

Activist Arrest case: Bombay High Court pulled up the Maharashtra Police, for holding press conference

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MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court on Monday questioned the press conference by Maharashtra Police elaborating on the evidence it had against activists arrested in connection with the Bhima Koregaon case. The Maharashtra Police on Friday held a press conference and elaborated on the evidence it had against the activists it had arrested. While hearing a petition, the court… Read more »

Pharma Co. Guilty In Infringement Case will Donate Rs 1.50 Cr For Kerala Floods: Bombay High Court

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MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court has ordered a pharmaceutical company to deposit Rs 1.50 crore as the company was found guilty of infringing on trademark under the Intellectual Property Rights Act. The Court directed  to deposit the punishable amount towards the Kerala Chief Minister’s Fund for flood relief work. The company had allegedly copied a product manufactured… Read more »