Maratha quota : HC tells government to give whole report to petitioners.

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 The Bombay High Court on Monday directed the Maharashtra government to give copies of the entire report of the Backward Class Commission on Maratha reservation to petitioners challenging the quota decision. A division bench of Justices Ranjit More and Bharati Dangre quelled fears of the state government that certain portions of the report would create… Read more »

By delaying new court building plot, state denying litigants’ justice: Bombay HC

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The Bombay High Court Tuesday said the state government was “essentially denying justice to litigants” by delaying a decision on allocation of a new building for the high court. This, the court said, was forcing litigants and judicial staff to continue work from the current 138-year-old building which has inadequate space. A bench of justices… Read more »

Inclusion of castes in OBC group: Bombay High Court

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The Bombay High Court Wednesday sought to know if the Maharashtra government had conducted any study or survey before issuing a notification in 1967 inducting several castes in the OBC category for reservation. A division bench of Chief Justice N H Patil and Justice N M Jamdar was hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) filed… Read more »

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Six Tata Trusts have withdrawn their petitions filed in the Bombay High Court challenging the show cause notices issued against them by the Income Tax department as to why their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 »