Category: Bombay High Court

931 bail applications, 141 pleas for suspension of sentence pending in SC, reveals RTI

Source:- Amid controversy over urgent hearing of bail pleas of journalist Arnab Goswami and some others, a response to an RTI query has revealed that 1,070 pleas for bail and suspension of sentence pending in the Supreme Court as on December 18 last year. Responding to RTI activist Saket Gokhale, the Supreme Court’s Central Public

Decision to suspend MPLAD funds to fight pandemic ‘unexceptionable’: Bombay HC

Source:- The Bombay High Court on Friday held that the decision to suspend the MPLAD (Members of Parliament Local Area Development) funds earlier this year and divert the money to the fight against the pandemic was “consciously taken to provide measures for the nation to combat Covid-19 and to ensure all citizens ensure proper medical

Bombay High Court dismisses plea seeking CBI probe into Disha Salian’s death

Source:- MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court on Thursday dismissed a petition seeking a court-monitored CBI probe into the death of Disha Salian, former manager of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, and said if any person has information in the case, he/she is free to approach police. A division bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and

TRP Scam: Karnataka High Court order tomorrow in anticipatory bail plea filed by Republic TV COO, Priya Mukharjee

Source:- The Karnataka High Court will pass its order tomorrow in an anticipatory bail plea filed on behalf of the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Republic TV, Priya Mukharjee. Mukharjee had sought transit bail as she is apprehending arrest in the Fake Television Rating Points (TRP) Scam case registered by the Mumbai police. Justice HP

Shift Varavara Rao to Nanavati Hospital from Taloja jail: Bombay HC directs state

Source:- Bombay High Court on Wednesday asked the Maharashtra government to shift Varavaro Rao to state-run Nanavati Rao Hospital for 15 days and ordered it to bear the cost of the 81-year-old Telugu poet’s treatment, news agency ANI reported. Rao has been imprisoned in Taloja jail in connection with the Elgar Parishad case. The high

Tweets against Thackerays: Court grants bail to jailed man

Source:- MUMBAI: A magistrate’s court here on Monday granted bail to Nagpur resident Sameet Thakkar in one of the three cases registered against him for allegedly tweeting “objectionable” content against Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and his minister son Aaditya Thackeray. Thakkar was granted a cash bail of Rs 25,000 by the magistrate’s court in

Mumbai: Only two Jain temples permitted to open during five-day Diwali festival

Source:- The Bombay high court has allowed only two Jain temples to open for devotees in Mumbai for five days during Diwali between Dhnateras and Bhau Beej with strict conditions. A division bench of justices S J Kathawalla and Abhay Ahuja issued the order while rejecting a plea seeking reopening of 102 Jain temples for

Can’t hear matters through VC with outdated computers, MAT tells Bombay HC

Source:- The Maharashtra administrative tribunal (MAT) at its principal seat in Mumbai and benches at Nagpur and Aurangabad could not conduct hearings through video conferencing (VC) during the Covid-19 lockdown due to outdated computers and lack of technical manpower, MAT registrar Suresh Joshi has informed the Bombay high court. In a report submitted to the