Book Bombay HC history in colonial rule released

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An Independent Colonial Judiciary’, a book outlining the history of the Bombay High Court during the British Raj from 1862 to 1947, was released by Chief Justice Mohit Shah at a function here. Authored by advocate Abhinav Chandrachud, the book is a first of its kind publication which examines the background and lives of 83… Read more »

Admit suspended DU prof to hospital of choice: HC

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The Bombay High Court today directed Nagpur prison authorities to admit suspended Delhi University professor G N Saibaba, arrested for alleged Maoist links, to a hospital of his choice for treatment. Saibaba, who suffers from neurological ailments, is wheelchair-bound.   The division bench of Chief Justice Mohit Shah and Justice A K Menon have taken… Read more »

Bhujbal case: HC asks ACB to complete probe in 2 months

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Disapproving the state Anti Corruption Bureau having already taken over six months to probe allegations of money laundering and land grabbing against former Maharashtra minister Chhagan Bhujbal, the Bombay High Court today directed the ACB to complete its investigation and submit a final report within two months. A division bench headed by Chief Justice Mohit… Read more »

HC directs state to shift jailed Delhi University Prof

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The Bombay High Court today asked Maharashtra government and other state authorities to shift a professor of Delhi University, arrested a year back for alleged links with Maoists, to a private hospital in view of his deteriorating health condition in Nagpur jail. The order was passed by a division bench of Chief Justice Mohit Shah… Read more »

HC seeks presentation on how to tackle traffic woes

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The Bombay High Court today asked Mumbai’s top police officials to make a presentation before it on how they plan to tackle traffic woes in the city. A division bench of Chief Justice Mohit Shah and Justice A K Menon was hearing a PIL filed by Bombay Bar Association seeking strict implementation of traffic rules… Read more »

Maharashtra: Narcotic drug mephedrone alias `meow-meow’ banned

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Maharashtra government on Thursday told the Bombay High Court that the Centre had accepted its recommendation to include mephedrone in the list of prohibited drugs under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.Mephedrone, a narcotic drug which is also called M-Cat or `meow meow’ in the party circuit, is banned in 53 countries. Now its… Read more »

HC urges state govt to consider hospital’s proposal

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The Bombay High Court asked Maharashtra government today to decide on a proposal sent by Bai Jerbai Wadia Children’s Hospital here, seeking its permission to set up a paediatric organ transplant centre, before March 16. Hearing a petition, a division bench of Chief Justice Mohit Shah and Justice B P Colabawala said “if the government… Read more »