High Court gives interim protection to researcher

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The High Court of Bombay has continued till tomorrow ‘protection from arrest’ granted to an analyst, who has sought anticipatory bail following a complaint lodged by Indiabulls Financial Services that he and his firm tried to extort money for holding back an adverse report. The applicant Nitin Mangal has been asked by Justice R C Chavan to… Read more »

Will you object to Sadhvi’s bail on health ground: HC

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The Maharashtra Government has been asked by the Bombay High Court whether it had any objection in granting bail to Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, one of the prime accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast, on medical grounds. If she wants bail to get herself treated, would you object to it? Justice R C Chavan sought… Read more »

‘Accused would hinder probe can’t be ground for bail’

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In a case the Bombay High Court has observed that the bail cannot be rejected to an accused only on the grounds that he would interfere in the investigation and influence witnesses. Justice R C Chavan, while granting bail to an advocate Deepak Sharma observed that the sessions court could not have rejected bail only… Read more »

High Court upholds conviction of man for stabbing the girl he loved

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The Bombay High Court has upheld the conviction of a 35-year-old businessman for stabbing a girl, who had rejected his proposal for marriage, saying that the five-years’ rigorous imprisonment imposed on him was not “too harsh” as pleaded by him. According to Justice R C Chavan, “Considering the genesis of the incident and the manner in which… Read more »

Madhur Bhandarkar to face trial in rape case

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The Bombay High Court Thursday rejected the application of filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar to stay the process against him in a Mumbai metropolitan court in the Preeti Jain rape case. “Justice R.C. Chavan today (Thursday) refused to stay the trial against Bhandarkar, stating that he will now have to face criminal trial,” Jain`s lawyer S. Kunjuraman… Read more »