Bombay High Court asks Maharashtra government about steps taken to tackle drought

The Bombay High Court has sought to know from the Maharashtra government what measures it proposes to tackle “serious” issues like drought in the state. A vacation bench of Justices Ajey Gadkari and N J Jamadar was hearing a petition filed by activist Sanjay Lakhe Patil, seeking setting up of independent disaster management committees in […]

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HC refuses to grand relief to actor Mithun Chakraborty’s wife, son

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today refused to grant any interim relief from arrest to actor Mithun Chakraborty’s wife and son in a complaint of rape and cheating filed by a woman in Delhi. A court in Delhi had earlier this week said that prima facie there are sufficient grounds for registration of an FIR against […]

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High Court rejects restaurateur’s bail plea: Kamala Mills fire

The Bombay High Court today rejected the bail plea of Yug Tuli, the co-owner of the Mojo’s Bistro restaurant and an accused in the December, 2017 fire incident at the Kamala Mills compound here, in which 14 people were killed. Justice Ajey Gadkari dismissed Tuli’s bail application and said he would pass a detailed order […]

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LBT and octroi can be levied on Sodexo meal vouchers: Bombay HC

Observing that Sodexo meal vouchers are utility goods, which are capable of being sold, delivered and possessed, the Bombay High Court has held that octroi and Local Body Tax (LBT) can be levied on them. A division bench of justices A S Oka and Ajey Gadkari on March 20 refused to grant relief to Sodexo […]

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