Kanchan V. Chaudhari

Kanchan V. Chaudhari

Special Correspondent. I have spent over a decade covering courts in Mumbai, primarily the Bombay High Court, and including several important trials like trial of 120 accused in March 1993 Mumbai bombings, 26/11 case - trial of Ajmal Kasab.

Articles by Kanchan V. Chaudhari
The Bombay high court. (HT FILE PHOTO)
The Bombay high court. (HT FILE PHOTO)

Bombay HC refuses pre-arrest bail to judicial magistrate booked in bribery case

PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2021 12:08 PM IST
  • An associate of the judicial magistrate allegedly demanded and accepted a bribe on her behalf for dismissing a criminal complaint against a milk vendor.
The magistrate's contention that she was not aware of the acitivities of her associate was rejected by the court.
The magistrate's contention that she was not aware of the acitivities of her associate was rejected by the court.

Bombay HC refuses pre-arrest bail to judicial magistrate booked in bribery case

PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2021 10:17 AM IST
  • While rejecting the anticipatory bail, the court said there was a strong indication of the applicant’s involvement in the offence.
The Bombay high court. (HT File Photo)
The Bombay high court. (HT File Photo)

Bombay HC refuses to interfere in physical criteria for medical admission

PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 12:56 PM IST
  • The petitioner had moved the high court in January this year after she was declared ineligible for admission to an undergraduate medical course as her left hand was amputated.
The petition said the company put up a notice informing its employees that its "legal entity" was being sold to GMW, without clarifying as to what the term "legal entity" meant.(HT Photo)
The petition said the company put up a notice informing its employees that its "legal entity" was being sold to GMW, without clarifying as to what the term "legal entity" meant.(HT Photo)

Employee union at GM Motors opposes closure of Telgaon plant, moves court

PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 01:34 PM IST
It alleged that after January 2020, employees of the company were forced and coerced to accept a voluntary retirement scheme, which the union claimed was not fair and equitable.
Actor Kangana Ranaut. (Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Actor Kangana Ranaut. (Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

Bombay HC restrains police from issuing fresh summons to Kangana Ranaut, sister

PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 01:07 PM IST
The actor and her sister have moved the high court challenging the October 16, 2020 order of a magistrate court at Bandra.
Family of Mumbai policeman, Pradeep Suryavanshi who was convicted recently in the Lakhan Bhaiya fake encounter case(Ht Photo)
Family of Mumbai policeman, Pradeep Suryavanshi who was convicted recently in the Lakhan Bhaiya fake encounter case(Ht Photo)

Fake encounter murder case: ‘Perverse’ govt order to let out guilty cops struck down by HC

By Kanchan V Chaudhari, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2019 12:34 AM IST
The bench criticised the CBI special judge, then Mumbai police commissioner

Bombay high court reunites Hindu girl with Muslim foster family

Hindustan Times | By Kanchan V Chaudhari, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 04, 2018 12:31 AM IST
Justice Gautam Patel ignored the biological mother’s plea for her custody primarily on the ground that the woman was involved in some immoral activity
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