Ayesha is a Principal Correspondent and is with the legal team. She covers the Bombay High Court.
Articles by Ayesha Arvind
The HC has sought an affidavit from the government and the Railways within two weeks
Bombay high court issues notice to Maharashtra govt, Mumbai police over checking of lynching incidents
The bench was hearing a PIL filed by activist Shadaab Patel, in the apprehension that cattle vigilante groups might “create trouble” during the upcoming Bakri Eid festival
The Maharashtra government recently notified dahi handi as ‘adventure sport’ and consequently the matter of age of the participants will be restricted to not below 14 years
The bench ordered the Maharashtra government to set up a nodal agency to look into all complaints relating to potholes and road repair work from across the state.
The bench said that the state government must be “more rational” while fixing the fares and stipulating rules to regulate app based cabs.
The court also directed the department to submit a progress report on the steps taken to curb incidents of corruption among its staff.
The bench questioned the decision of the state and prison authorities to grant frequent paroles and furloughs to Sanjay Dutt while he was serving his sentence in Pune’s Yerwada jail.
Chintan Upadhyay said that he was made a “scapegoat” and implicated in the case by the other accused, who saw him as a “soft target”.
The court was hearing a plea filed by a television actress, who had challenged a family court order denying her any interim maintenance.
The court said that while it was not oblivious to religious practices, a “fine balance” needed to be maintained between such practices and ensuring the safety of all participants
A Gurgaon-based woman, Priya Singh Paul, who claims to be the biological daughter of the late prime minister Indira Gandhi’s son Sanjay, had sought a stay
The high court order came after a plea by the parents of a young trekker who died of a respiratory disorder during a Himalayan expedition
Mumbai city news: The bench directed the state to file within three weeks a compliance report
Mumbai city news: The ACB’s probe report was implausible because they themselves had, had unpleasant experiences on past occasions with the city traffic police
Mumbai city news: The police attached the properties of Mohammed Ahmed Umar Dossa’s relatives between 2000 and 2001.
Bombay high court tells Centre to list security measures to prevent terror attacks at Mumbai airport
Mumbai city news: The bench also directed the CBI to submit within four weeks its preliminary probe report on height violations around the airport.
Mumbai city news: HC said while it “sympathised” with him, he must either reconcile his guilt or approach the Supreme Court
Mumbai city news: The trust had claimed that the above rule applied only to housing societies and not to a religious or charitable trust
Mumbai city news: On April 27 this year, the Bhiwandi police booked the couple for cheating and criminal breach of trust on allegations of duping a textile firm owner of Rs24 lakh
Mumbai city news: There are several convicts who secure a good conduct report from prison authorities, but are not granted early release, reads the PIL
Mumbai city news: The petitioner argued that the college’s decision to make Aadhaar mandatory for admission went against an SC order
Mumbai city news: The bench also noted that in the present case, all parties were Hindus and thus, fell within the ambit of the Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act that permits a consenting biological mother to relinquish the rights over her child towards a third party
Mumbai city news: The court dismissed an appeal by Palande challenging his conviction and the life term, and held that though the prosecution’s case was based on circumstantial evidence, the “established circumstances unerringly pointed to his guilt.”
Mumbai city news: The petitioner, KS Pillai, urged the court to direct the government to “defer the implementation till the beginning of the next financial year”
26/11 attacks: Mumbai court tells state info commission to reply to state’s objection to inquiry into cops’ call records
Mumbai city news: The government, however, argued in HC that the CIC does not have the powers to issue an inquiry, but can only make recommendations.
Jiah Khan case: Mumbai court to hear CBI’s plea challenging state move to appoint special public prosecutor
Mumbai city news: The CBI, through its counsel Hiten Venegaonkar, has opposed the appointment of Dinesh Tiwari as the SPP on grounds that the agency has its designated counsels
Mumbai city news: The order comes amid concerns raised by environmentalists over private developers getting clearances for building structures in coastal zones based on a 1996 coastal zone management plan because of the absence of a new one.
Mumbai city news: The court said that the authorities had been “callous” and had failed to act upon the court’s previous orders, putting the passengers and the functioning of the Central Railways in danger.
Mumbai city news: Justice Bhatkar had asked for the EVMs used at the two booths be sent to the CFSL.
Mumbai city news: The court denied the EOW’s request for additional time to file the charge sheet saying that an FIR had been filed in the case over a year ago and both the EOW and the civic body had already taken much time to identify the culprits involved in the scam.