Shiney Ahuja gets bail from Bombay High Court

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The Bombay High Court Wednesday granted bail to Bollywood actor Shiney Ahuja, who is convicted of raping his maid. A Mumbai sessions court had on March 30 sentenced the actor to seven years in jail after he was found guilty of raping his maid in June 2009. “Shiney has been granted bail today on a… Read more »

Decks cleared for “Dum Maaro Dum” release

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The Panaji bench of the Bombay High Court Monday disposed of a petition seeking ban on the release of film “Dum Maaro Dum” after the filmmakers told the court that controversial portions of the film were deleted. A division bench of Justice S.C. Dharmadhikari and Justice F.M. Reis disposed of the petition. Savio Rodrigues, who… Read more »

Court orders CBI probe against Narayan Rane’s son

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In a setback to Congress heavyweight and Industries Minister Narayan Rane, the Bombay High Court Thursday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation to probe his son Nitesh Rane’s alleged involvement in a shooting incident. Nitesh, who heads NGO Swabhiman Sanghatana, has been accused of firing at Shamim alias Chintu Shaikh, a former aide, in his… Read more »

Four weeks to end probe against Mumbai Congress chief: court

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The Bombay High Court Thursday set a four-week deadline for investigating agencies to complete their probe against Mumbai Congress chief Kripashankar Singh, whose name has been linked to Jharkhand’s multi-crore rupee money-laundering scam involving Madhu Koda. The division bench headed by Chief Justice Mohit Shah also gave two other specific directions to the Income Tax… Read more »

Mohit Shah is new Bombay High Court chief justice

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Justice Mohit Shah was sworn in as the new chief justice of the Bombay High Court here Saturday. Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan administered the oath of office to the new chief justice at a function in Raj Bhavan. The ceremony was attended by Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, Chairman of Maharashtra Legislative Council Shivajirao Deshmukh, ministers… Read more »