High Courts

Bombay HC dismisses PIL against Falguni Pathak’s Navratri event at sports complex

While dismissing the petition for the lack of bonafide, the bench made note of the fact that similar events are organised during Navratri and the petitioner seems to have targeted only the present event.

How many more years to wrap up 2008 Malegaon blast trial? Bombay HC asks NIA 

One of the accused, Sameer Kulkarni, approached the court complaining about the snail’s pace of the trial. “It is a serious crime and 14 years have gone without the trial coming to any conclusion. Half the accused have been discharged,” said Kulkarni.

Give permission to Uddhav’s Oct 5 rally by Monday, Bombay HC orders civic body

The Uddhav faction of Shiv Sena will have to not only maintain law and order while holding the rally at Shivaji Park, but also pay for video recording of the event by the Mumbai Police.

Anil Parab’s aide reaches Bombay HC against demolition notice for Dapoli resort

Shiv Sena minister Anil Parab’s aide, businessman Sadanand Kadam, sought a stay on the order of demolition of a resort on a plot of land at Dapoli, Maharashtra.

Bombay HC asks BMC chief to present plan on repairing pothole-ridden roads

The Bombay High Court on Thursday summoned the BMC commissioner Iqbal Chahal over the bad quality of roads in Mumbai and to get a survey done of the 20 worst pothole-ridden roads in Mumbai," .

2017 actor assault: Kerala HC rejects survivor’s plea to transfer case

A petition filed by the survivor in the 2017 actor assault case to transfer the matter back to the Special Court was rejected by the Kerala HC on Thursday. The HC said the case was moved to the trial court and that it could not be overruled by administrative order.

Mumbai HC raps Collector for demolishing fisherfolks’ crematorium without notice

While the collector told the court she was following the MCZMA’s directions, the coastal zone authority claimed it had only asked the collector's office to inquire and take action.

HC tells MEA to expedite search for filmmaker's children "illegally detained" in Pakistan

No endeavour, assure us, said the division bench of the Bombay High Court to the advocate representing the Union ministry of External Affairs.

Uddhav-led Sena seeks Bombay HC intervention to hold Dussehra rally at Shivaji Park

The Shiv Sena faction led by former Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has moved the Bombay High Court seeking its intervention to hold the annual Dussehra rally at Shivaji Park.

Bombay HC orders demolition of illegal portions of Narayan Rane's Juhu bungalow

Rane's advocate Shardul Singh asked the court to stay its order for six weeks so that he could appeal in the Supreme Court. The bench, however, rejected the request.

2020 Nashik prison suicide witness says he is being harassed, transferred to Nagpur

Life sentence convict Mohammed Zubair Kasam Shaikh hails from Mumbai but instead of transferring him to a prison close to the city, the jail authorities transferred him to Nagpur, which was not accessible for his family.

Every child has right to loving relationship with parents, says Madras HC

The Madras High Court on Tuesday came down heavily on spouses who deny child visitation. The court was hearing a custody battle of a couple who separated in 2021.