Category: Bombay High Court

Bombay HC grants anticipatory bail to suspended DIG facing molestation charges.

Source – THE BOMBAY High Court on Wednesday granted pre-arrest bail to suspended DIG Nishikant More, who is facing allegations of molesting a 17-year-old girl last year. An FIR has been filed against More, DIG (motor transport), Pune, at Kharghar police station in Navi Mumbai. More’s anticipatory bail application was rejected by the sessions

Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train: Bombay High Court refuses to stay land acquisition proceedings.

Source – Mumbai: In a setback for the Godrej and Boyce Manufacturing company limited, the Bombay High Court refused to grant any stay on the land acquisition process initiated by the Maharashtra government for the bullet train project, which is expected to connect Mumbai-Ahmedabad on a fast corridor. The company has raised an objection

PMC Bank Crisis: Supreme Court Stays Bombay High Court Order Allowing Shifting of HDIL Promoters from Jail to Their Residence.

Source – The Supreme Court Thursday partially stayed the Bombay High Court order allowing shifting of HDIL promoters Rakesh Wadhawan and Sarang Wadhawan, accused in the multi-crore Punjab & Maharashtra Cooperative Bank (PMC) scam, from Mumbai’s Arthur Road Jail to their residence. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde took note of

PMC Bank scam: Bombay High Court sets up panel for sale of HDIL assets; next date of hearing on 30 April.

Source – Mumbai: The Bombay High Court set up a three-member committee on Wednesday for valuation and sale of encumbered assets of Housing Development and Infrastructure Ltd (HDIL) to expeditiously recover dues payable by the firm to crisis-hit Punjab & Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank. A division bench of Justices RV More and SP Tavade said

Bombay High Court upholds acquittal of cop booked for using ‘third-degree’.

Source – Mumbai: Putting an end to a 17 years old litigation, the Bombay High Court last week upheld the acquittal of a Pune police officer, who was booked for using ‘third-degree’ interrogation on an informer, who later on died. A bench of Justice Kalpathi Sriram acquitted Chiraguddin Tamboli (50), who was acquitted by

Mumbai may have at least two operational metro lines in 2020.

Source – If things work as planned, Mumbai will have at least two operational metro lines in 2020 connecting the western suburbs of the city. The two corridors, Metro Line-2A (Dahisar-DN Nagar) and Metro Line-7 (Dahisar East-Andheri East), are proposed to be commissioned simultaneously in 2020, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) said