Court: Can’t Rule Out False Implication in Aditya Pancholi Case

A sessions court on Wed. adjourned hearing in the anticipatory bail plea filed by actor-producer Aditya Pancholi in an alleged rape case registered against him by an actress in June. In the previous hearing on the plea last month, granting Pancholi (54) interim pre-arrest bail, the sessions court had observed that false implication could not be ruled out. The […]

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Bombey High court asks Devendra Fadnavis govt is Minor in tribal belt getting nutritious food.

A division bench of Justices N H Patil and G S Kulkarni of Bombey High court has sought to know from the Maharastra BJP government to know from the Maharashtra government  regarding the distributes nutritious food to children and lactating mothers living in the tribal belt of the state. The court  raised the question earlier […]

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Mumbai: Inquiry ordered in Kamla Mills compound fire; 5 officials suspended

The BMC on Friday suspended five of its officials in connection with the fire in a Central Mumbai pub that claimed 14 lives. The civic body in the recent past had sent a few notices to the joints at the Kamala Mills compound for violation of norms. Earlier last night, a fire that started at […]

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Harassment for loan repayment amounts to abetment of suicide: Bombay HC

Rejecting discharge pleas of two money lenders, the Bombay High Court has said that continuous verbal and physical abuse and repeated demand for return of money amounts to abetment of suicide. Justice A M Badar was recently hearing a petition filed by Gurunath Gawli and Sangita Gawli, both licensed money lenders, seeking discharge from a […]

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SC nod to terminate 24-week-old foetus citing medical reasons

The Supreme Court today allowed a Mumbai-based woman, who is in her 24th week of pregnancy, to undergo termination of the foetus as it does not have a skull. A bench of Justices S A Bobde and L Nageswara Rao allowed the 22-year-old woman to terminate her pregnancy while taking into consideration the report of […]

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Suspended ATS cop alleges two Malegaon blasts accused no more

A suspended Maharashtra ATS officer told a court in Solapur that two of the absconding accused in 2008 Malegaon blasts case are dead but are falsely shown as “alive” by probe agencies. Mumbai Anti-Terrorism Squad’s former senior inspector Mehmood Mujawar has, in an application filed in August before a magistrate court in Solapur, alleged that […]

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Bombay HC sets up panel to inspect 2 kids’ homes in Mumbai

The Bombay High Court has set up a committee of representatives of NGOs to visit two children’s homes in the city to ascertain whether cleanliness is maintained and proper hygienic food is served to the inmates. Dr K P Asha Mukundan, Director of `Resource Cell for Juvenile Justice’ at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, […]

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Mumbai metro fare hike case deferred till June 20

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday deferred the metro fare hike case till June 20. Earlier, the court extended till April 12 the stay on the proposed fare hike of the Mumbai metro rail owing to the recent recommendations made by the Fare Fixation Committee (FFC) constituted by the Centre. The metro commuters have been […]

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Relief denied to doctor-duo who guaranteed pregnancy with IVF

The Bombay High Court today refused to grant interim relief to a doctor couple running an IVF clinic in south Mumbai whose licenses were suspended for three months for promising guaranteed pregnancy and offering refund if the treatment failed. The Maharashtra Medical Council had suspended the licenses of the doctor couple Aniruddha and Anjali Malpani following […]

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Court rejects ED plea for Bhujbal’s further custody

Chhagan Bhujba

Mumbai, A court here today rejected Enforcement Directorate’s plea for further custody of former Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister of Chhagan Bhujbal, arrested in a money laundering case, saying sufficient grounds were not made out for this. ED had sought seven more days custody of Bhujbal but judge P R Bhavke of the special court for […]

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