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 »

Sedition charges dropped against cartoonist Aseem Trivedi

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Bowing to public pressure and criticism from the court, the Maharashtra government on Friday informed the Bombay High Court that it has decided to drop sedition charge against cartoonist Aseem Trivedi for allegedly insulting national symbols. “After having a close look at the case, it can be seen that there is clearly no case under… Read more »