Pratt and Whitney snag: DGCA assures Bombay High Court of precautions in the wake of certain A320 neo planes.

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The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) today told the Bombay High Court that it was taking all necessary precautions in the wake of certain A320 neo planes, powered by Pratt & Whitney engines, being grounded due to engine failures. Hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by Mumbai resident Harish Agarwal, a division bench… Read more »

Teesta Setalvad, Javed Anand move Bombay HC for pre-arrest bail

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Social activist Teesta Setalvad and her associate Javed Anand today moved the Bombay High Court, seeking `transit anticipatory bail’ in a case of alleged misappropriation of Central government’s funds by them. After a brief hearing on the plea, a bench of Revati Mohite-Dere said she would pass appropriate order on the plea tomorrow. The case… Read more »

Notice to Maharashtra government on norms ‘breach’ in giving advertisements to dailies

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The Maharashtra government and Mumbai civic body, among others, were asked today by the Bombay High Court to respond to a plea alleging breach of statutory norms in issuing advertisements to various dailies. A bench of justices Shantanu Kemkar and M S Karnik issued notices to the state government, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and some… Read more »

HC refuses to stay sessions court order quashing summons to Tata Group chairman Cyrus Mistry

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In some reprieve for ousted Tata Group chairman Cyrus Mistry, the Bombay High Court today refused to stay a sessions court order quashing a summons issued to him in a Rs 500-crore defamation suit. Justice N W Sambre admitted for further hearing a petition filed by Tata Group’s managing trustee N Venkatramanan challenging the lower… Read more »

BMC Manholes would be covered : Bombay High Court

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The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) today told the Bombay High Court that around 1,500 manholes in the city would be covered to prevent accidents. BMC lawyer Anil Sakhre said the corporation has already floated tenders for covering some 1,500 potentially-dangerous manholes with iron mesh or grill. BMC’s submission was made before a bench of justices… Read more »