MUMBAI HIGH COURT

  • Top policemen killed in 26/11 attacks as they did not have proper arms: Bombay High Court Yesterday

    Mumbai: Advising the Maharashtra Government to revise its weapon policy every three years, the Bombay High Court observed that high ranking police officers lost their lives during the brazen 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks because the arms they possessed were not appropriate. The observation was made by a division bench on...
  • HC reserves order on PIL seeking CBI probe into transactions September 21, 2013

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court Saturday reserved its order on a PIL seeking a CBI probe into alleged financial transactions between suspended deputy collector Nitish Thakur and Shapoorji Pallonji and Company Ltd. The order was reserved by a bench headed by Justice P V Hardas after the arguments concluded in this...
  • Neeraj Grover murder case: Court to hear Jerome's bail plea today July 23, 2013

    Mumbai: The Mumbai High Court on Tuesday will hear the bail plea of former naval officer Emile Jerome Mathew who was convicted in the Neeraj Grover murder case. He was sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment for the murder of television executive Neeraj in July 2011. The court will be...
  • Maharashtra: Rs 6,000 crore scam in tribal welfare scheme March 23, 2013

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has found prima facie evidence of corruption worth Rs 6,000 crore in purchases of materials relating to tribal development schemes. The court has handed over investigation into the alleged corruption case to the CBI. The CBI after preliminary investigation told the High Court that...
  • Court raps police for arresting woman after sunset December 25, 2012

    Mumbai: Rapping police for illegally detaining and arresting a woman after sunset, the Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra Director General of Police and City Police Commissioner to issue instructions to all police stations to not arrest or detain any woman after sunset and before sunrise. A division bench...
  • Mumbai HC: Religion can't be thrust upon a child December 8, 2012

    Mumbai: Observing that religion cannot be thrust upon a child, the Bombay High Court has rejected a plea to hand over the custody of a threeyearold girl, born to a Christian father and Hindu mother, to her paternal family who wanted to raise her as a Roman Catholic. The matter...
  • Deccan Chargers terminated from IPL October 12, 2012

    The franchise was told by the Bombay HC to furnish a bank guarantee of Rs 100 crore by 5 pm Friday but it has failed to do so. ...
  • No relief for Deccan from Mumbai HC: BCCI September 15, 2012

    Chennai: The BCCI on Saturday denied media reports that Deccan Chargers franchise has got a stay order against its termination from the IPL, saying that the matter would come up in the Mumbai High Court on Monday. "It has been reported in some sections of the media that the Mumbai High...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai October 21, 2011

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Is malnutrition India's worst kept secret? October 21, 2011

    Melghat in Amravti district in Maharashtra has been losing more than one child a day for the last 20 years to malnutrition. ...
  • Maha MoS defends govt in Melghat child malnutrition case October 21, 2011

    Fauziya Khan says a broader plan involving connectivity, clean drinking water is required to reduce malnutrition. ...
  • Maharashtra: Hunger kills 500 yearly in Melghat October 21, 2011

    Mumbai: A CNNIBN special report shows how, Maharashtra, one of India's high growth states, is also home to a district that is in the grip of malnutrition. Melghat in Amravti district in Maharashtra has been losing more than one child a day for the last 20 years to malnutrition. The government...
  • PIL not a publicity gimmick: Imran Khan September 14, 2011

    Actor Imran Khan has stirred up the controversy on the right age to drink after he filed a Public Interest Litigation at the Bombay High Court against the Maharashtra government's move to raise the age limit on drinking from 21 to 25. ...
  • Imran Khan files PIL against drinking age limit September 14, 2011

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Imran Khan on Wednesday filed a Public Interest Litigation in the Mumbai High court against age limit of drinking. Recently the government raised the age bar for alcohol consumption from 21 to 25 years. ...
  • Setalvad misguided me: Best Bakery witness April 29, 2011

    Mumbai: Shaikh Yasmeen Bano, a key prosecution witness in the 2002 Best Bakery case, has moved the Bombay High Court alleging that she was "lured and misguided" by a social activist into giving false testimony against 17 accused persons, of which nine were sentenced to life imprisonment. Yasmeen filed the petition...
  • National Film Awards a yr late, Big B best actor | List August 7, 2007

    New Delhi: After nearly two years of controversies the 53rd National Film Awards were declared on Tuesday. Bengali film Kaalpurush directed by Buddhadeb Dasgupta was declared the Best Feature Film for 2005 while Hindi film Parineeta directed by Prodip Sarkar was adjudged Indira Gandhi Award for Best First Film of a...
  • Gangster's bro sues Shootout... May 24, 2007

    Mumbai: Will Shootout At Lokhandwala hit theatres this Friday? The movie based on a reallife encounter has run into trouble with a gangster Maya Dolass family. Dolas was one of the gangsters who were gunned down in the shootout in 1992. First it was Dolas mother who filed...
  • National Awards finally? Govt knows! April 12, 2007

    New Delhi/Mumbai: After the Supreme Court's recent order that all independent filmmakers must get a Censor Board clearance to participate in the National Film Awards, it is clear that the Centre can now give out the much delayed 53rd National Film Awards. But a date for the announcement is yet...
  • HC gags Saamna on Narayan Rane February 12, 2007

    New Delhi: The Bombay High Court on Monday restrained Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamna from publishing any defamatory writeups against state Revenue Minister Narayan Rane, pending a defamation case filed by him against the newspaper. The case has been adjourned till March 20 to enable Saamna to file an affidavit in reply. Rane...
  • 'Zero year' for national film awards November 21, 2006

    New Delhi: It's going to be a 'zero year' for national film awards this year. It's almost the end of the year and no one seems to have any clue about the National Film Awards. As it stands now, there may be no recognition of Indian films by the government...
  • Film Awards put off indefinitely September 25, 2006

    New Delhi: Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Priaya Ranjan Dasmunsi on Monday said the government would move the court against the Mumbai High Court's stay on the announcement of the National Film Awards. "We had sought the opinion of the Law Ministry which has now said that we could go to...