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 »

Kamala Mills fire: Bombay HC asks investigating committee to submit its report on September 10

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MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court today asked the committee investigating into the Kamala Mills Compound fire incident to submit its report before the court on the 10th of September. In April this year, the high court had ordered that a three-member committee be set up to conduct an inquiry into the incident that took place last year. The… Read more »

HC rejects bail plea of corporator in abetment to suicide case

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Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today rejected the pre-arrest bail plea of a corporator in Pune district in a case of alleged abetment of suicide of a real estate broker over a property dispute. NCP leader and corporator Deepak Mankar had approached the high court after a sessions court in Pune rejected his anticipatory bail application… Read more »

High Court extends stay on launch of Nifty-based products by SGX

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The Bombay High Court today extended its interim stay on the launch of Nifty-based new derivative contracts by Singapore Exchange Ltd (SGX) till May 31. A vacation bench of Justice S J Kathawalla deferred the hearing on the dispute between the National Stock Exchange India Ltd (NSE) and the SGX after the parties sought time… Read more »

Bombay High Court : Form special team to probe emails sent to Tata firm

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The Bombay High Court has directed the Mumbai Police to constitute a “special team” of officials, who are experienced in dealing with cyber crimes, to probe into allegations of defamatory emails received by a subsidiary company of the Tata Motors. A vacation bench, presided by Justice SJ Kathawalla, also directed the Mumbai Police Commissioner to… Read more »

High Court to Maha: Find out vacancies in government-run hospitals

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The Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra government to conduct a survey to determine the number of vacancies for doctors and other medical staff across all government and civic-run hospitals. In an order passed last week, a bench of Justices Naresh Patil and G S Kulkarni asked the state to conduct, on a priority… Read more »