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File photo of tigress Avni or T-1 along with her cubs before she was killed in Yavatmal on November 2, 2018.(HT file photo)

Maharashtra govt forms 6-member panel to probe killing of tigress Avni

By Pradip Kumar Maitra, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2021 06:07 AM IST
The tigress was shot by Asghar Ali Khan, a shooter from Hyderabad in Yavatmal district after he was engaged by the forest department to eliminate the tigress that, by then, was believed to be responsible for the death of 13 villagers.
A vial of AstraZeneca coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine. (REUTERS)
A vial of AstraZeneca coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine. (REUTERS)

‘Enter enemy territory, conduct surgical strike’: HC to Centre on vaccination

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2021 06:28 PM IST
  • The bench observed that the Centre’s ‘near to home’ vaccination programme is equal to waiting for the virus to make the first move.
The Bombay High court pronounced the order cancelling Navneet Kaur Rana’s caste certificate on the complaint filed by veteran Shiv Sena leader Anandrao Adsul. (HT File Photo)
The Bombay High court pronounced the order cancelling Navneet Kaur Rana’s caste certificate on the complaint filed by veteran Shiv Sena leader Anandrao Adsul. (HT File Photo)

Bombay HC cancels Amravati MP Navneet Kaur Rana’s caste certificate

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2021 03:35 PM IST
Navneet Rana was directed by the division bench of Justice RD Dhanuka and Justice VG Bisht to surrender the caste certificate within six weeks.
The petition will be taken up by the court for hearing in due course of time.(HT FILE)(HT_PRINT)
The petition will be taken up by the court for hearing in due course of time.(HT FILE)(HT_PRINT)

Pilots’ body moves Bombay HC seeking compensation for Covid victims

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2021 03:02 PM IST
  • The association filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) before the court on Monday seeking direction to the Centre for an ex-gratia payment of 10 crore to the families of the deceased pilots.
Anil Deshmukh had resigned from the post of Maharashtra home minister after the high court directed the CBI to initiate an enquiry into allegations levelled against him by ex-Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh.(HT File Photo)
Anil Deshmukh had resigned from the post of Maharashtra home minister after the high court directed the CBI to initiate an enquiry into allegations levelled against him by ex-Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh.(HT File Photo)

Bombay HC to hear Maharashtra's plea against CBI FIR in Anil Deshmukh case

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2021 07:06 AM IST
The CBI has sought communication about the reinstatement of Assistant Police Inspector Sachin Vaze and alleged undue influence over the transfer of police officers by the home department.
The image shows a meme on the plea against a Ludo app in Bombay High Court.(Twitter@Memer_world01)
The image shows a meme on the plea against a Ludo app in Bombay High Court.(Twitter@Memer_world01)

Ludo, a game of chance or skill, Bombay HC to decide. Memes flood Twitter

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON JUN 07, 2021 01:56 PM IST
It all started when a petition was filed in court against a popular application named Ludo Supreme.
The court said that the Centre as well as the state government has to ensure at all cost that Amphotericin B (Lipid Complex) and Amphotericin B (Liposomal) and Echinocandian, which are presently considered to be effective in mucormycosis treatment, remain in adequate supply.(HT Photo)
The court said that the Centre as well as the state government has to ensure at all cost that Amphotericin B (Lipid Complex) and Amphotericin B (Liposomal) and Echinocandian, which are presently considered to be effective in mucormycosis treatment, remain in adequate supply.(HT Photo)

Mucormycosis no more rare disease in Nagpur, ensure supply of medicines: HC

PTI | , Nagpur
PUBLISHED ON JUN 02, 2021 10:12 PM IST
Justices S B Shukre and A G Gharote of the Nagpur bench of the Bombay HC said that as per the figures mentioned in the affidavit filed by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) it appears that Mucormycosis is no longer a rare fungal infection in Nagpur city and assumed the form of an epidemic.
On Wednesday, a bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice G S Kulkarni said the state must address the issue of overcrowding in prisons.. (HT archive)
On Wednesday, a bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice G S Kulkarni said the state must address the issue of overcrowding in prisons.. (HT archive)

Bombay High Court seeks details of crime rate in Maharashtra during pandemic

PTI | , Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUN 02, 2021 03:09 PM IST
The direction came after the state's counsel told the HC that while orders of the state high-powered committee were being followed on granting emergency parole to eligible inmates in a bid to decongest prisons during the pandemic, jails across the state were still crowded.
Tarun Tejpal was acquitted of rape charges on May 21.(ANI Photo)
Tarun Tejpal was acquitted of rape charges on May 21.(ANI Photo)

Bombay HC to hear Goa govt's appeal challenging Tarun Tejpal's acquittal

Written by Prashasti Singh | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2021 08:51 AM IST
Tarun Tejpal was accused of raping a colleague in an elevator of a five-star hotel in Goa during a Tehelka magazine event in November 2013
The state government, in an affidavit, said SSC exams for this year were cancelled amid the coronavirus outbreak after considering the safety of students, teachers, parents and other stakeholders.(HT Photo)
The state government, in an affidavit, said SSC exams for this year were cancelled amid the coronavirus outbreak after considering the safety of students, teachers, parents and other stakeholders.(HT Photo)

Class 12 exams more important than Class 10 boards, Maharashtra govt tells HC

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 31, 2021 05:52 PM IST
The Maharashtra government on Monday told Bombay High Court that SSC (Class 10) and HSC (Class 12) exams could not be compared as the latter was a relatively more important milestone for students as their careers depended on it.
Tarun Tejpal. (HT file)
Tarun Tejpal. (HT file)

Redact parts that reveal woman’s identity: HC tells trial court in Tejpal case

By Gerard de Souza, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2021 04:01 AM IST
A vacation bench of justice SC Gupte issued the redaction order while hearing the Goa government’s urgent appeal against the acquittal. The high court also gave the government three days to put the order on record, and amend the grounds of appeal.
A division bench of Justices S J Kathawalla and SP Tavade sought a reply as to why the decision to cancel the state board exam should not be set aside.(HT Photo)
A division bench of Justices S J Kathawalla and SP Tavade sought a reply as to why the decision to cancel the state board exam should not be set aside.(HT Photo)

Why decision to cancel 10th exam should not be set aside: HC to Maharashtra govt

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 20, 2021 08:22 PM IST
The Bombay High Court on Thursday came down heavily on the Maharashtra government over the cancellation of the Class 10 exam, saying it was making a mockery of the education system.
Bombay high court was hearing a bunch of public interest litigations (PILs) on the management of issues connected to the Covid-19 pandemic.(HT FILE)(HT_PRINT)
Bombay high court was hearing a bunch of public interest litigations (PILs) on the management of issues connected to the Covid-19 pandemic.(HT FILE)(HT_PRINT)

How are celebrities, politicians procuring Covid-19 drugs? asks Bombay HC

PTI | , Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 19, 2021 06:35 PM IST
  • The bench said its primary concern was that the needy must not miss out on getting relief since all were not in a position to make appeals on social media.
Maharashtra SSC exams 2021: A division bench of Justices S J Kathawalla and S P Tavade was hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by a professor, Dhananjay Kulkarni, challenging the Maharashtra government's April decision cancelling Class 10 exams.(HT Photo)
Maharashtra SSC exams 2021: A division bench of Justices S J Kathawalla and S P Tavade was hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by a professor, Dhananjay Kulkarni, challenging the Maharashtra government's April decision cancelling Class 10 exams.(HT Photo)

Maharashtra SSC results 2021: Marks formula not devised yet, state board to HC

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2021 04:51 PM IST
Maharashtra SSC exams 2021: The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education on Monday told the Bombay High Court it had not devised a formula as yet on how to evaluate and mark Class 10 students whose board examinations were cancelled this year due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
The sabzi mandi in Chandigarh Sector 26 continues to remain crowded despite the administrations restrictions imposed from Tuesday. Many vendors could be seen wearing their masks improperly.(Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times)
The sabzi mandi in Chandigarh Sector 26 continues to remain crowded despite the administrations restrictions imposed from Tuesday. Many vendors could be seen wearing their masks improperly.(Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times)

No responsibility towards themselves or family: Court asks citizens to mask up

PTI | , Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2021 09:13 PM IST
The court said it was compelled to pass orders making the use of masks and helmets (for two wheelers) compulsory as if it is only the government's duty to protect citizens and that citizens owe no duty towards themselves or their family members.
Former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh.(PTI)
Former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh.(PTI)

Reply to Anil Deshmukh’s plea in 4 weeks: Bombay HC to CBI

By Kanchan Vasant Chaudhari, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2021 04:00 AM IST
A division bench of Justices SS Shinde and Manish Pitale directed the CBI to respond to Deshmukh’s petition in four weeks and told the counsel representing the former cabinet minister to move the vacation bench in case of “extreme urgency”.
Former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh.(File photo)
Former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh.(File photo)

Bombay HC declines Deshmukh's plea for interim protection from CBI

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2021 01:34 PM IST
Adjourning Deshmukh's petition challenging the CBI FIR against him in the corruption row, the Court asked CBI to file a reply to the plea in four weeks.
Representational: The bench observed that such a reduction in the allocation of Remdesivir vials to Maharashtra is not consistent with the number of active cases in the state. (HT Photo/Himanshu Vyas)
Representational: The bench observed that such a reduction in the allocation of Remdesivir vials to Maharashtra is not consistent with the number of active cases in the state. (HT Photo/Himanshu Vyas)

Increase allocation of Remdesivir to Maharashtra: HC tells Centre

PTI | , Nagpur
PUBLISHED ON MAY 02, 2021 08:40 PM IST
In a special hearing, the bench of Justices SB Shukre and Avinash Gharote heard a bunch of petitions on the shortage of medical oxygen and Remdesivir, which is in high demand for treating Covid-19 patients.
Param Bir Singh. (HT archive)
Param Bir Singh. (HT archive)

Bombay HC refuses to stay preliminary probes against ex-Mumbai top cop

By KAY Dodhiya , Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2021 01:55 AM IST
In his petition, Singh also claimed that efforts were being made to thwart the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)-led investigation into his allegations against former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh.
A volunteer screens the temperature of people entering mosque to offer Friday prayers at Noor Masjid Vashi in Navi Mumbai in this file picture from 2020. (Bachchan Kumar/ HT PHOTO)
A volunteer screens the temperature of people entering mosque to offer Friday prayers at Noor Masjid Vashi in Navi Mumbai in this file picture from 2020. (Bachchan Kumar/ HT PHOTO)

Ramadan 2021: Bombay HC denies permission for mass prayers at Mumbai mosque

PTI | , Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 14, 2021 03:32 PM IST
The court said that public order and safety of citizens is important.
The Supreme Court bench laid down the guidelines while setting aside the September 2020 order of the Bombay high court(File Photo)
The Supreme Court bench laid down the guidelines while setting aside the September 2020 order of the Bombay high court(File Photo)

Apex court warns HCs over granting ‘blanket orders’ against arrests

By Utkarsh Anand, New Delhi:
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2021 03:10 AM IST
  • Laying down a set of 18 parameters, the bench, headed by justice Dhananjay Y Chandrachud, held that orders of “no coercive step” against accused, or staying arrests, could not be issued “routinely, casually or mechanically”
Param Bir Singh. (HT File Photo)
Param Bir Singh. (HT File Photo)

Bombay HC reserves order in PILs by Param Bir Singh, others seeking CBI probe

By KAY Dodhiya , Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2021 01:57 AM IST
The court made the observation while hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by Singh seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe against Deshmukh.
A two-judge bench at the High Court in Mumbai city heard the plea of a ByteDance counsel who sought relief saying the company was struggling to pay salaries. (HT FILE)
A two-judge bench at the High Court in Mumbai city heard the plea of a ByteDance counsel who sought relief saying the company was struggling to pay salaries. (HT FILE)

Bombay HC grants no relief to ByteDance in tax evasion case

Reuters | , Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 31, 2021 05:04 PM IST
In mid-March, authorities ordered ByteDance India's accounts at Citibank and HSBC to be blocked because of alleged evasion of certain taxes in online advertising dealings.
Former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh has claimed that Anil Deshmukh asked Sachin Vaze to extort <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>100 crore from city's bars and restaurants.(HT archive)
Former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh has claimed that Anil Deshmukh asked Sachin Vaze to extort 100 crore from city's bars and restaurants.(HT archive)

Bombay high court to hear Param Bir Singh's plea against Anil Deshmukh today

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 31, 2021 08:10 AM IST
The Maharashtra government has, meanwhile, appointed a single-member committee to probe Singh’s allegations against Deshmukh. The minister has denied all the charges against him.
Param Bir Singh claimed Deshmukh had asked police officers, including suspended assistant police inspector Sachin Vaze, who has been arrested by the NIA in the case of bomb scare near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's residence in Mumbai, to collect <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>100 crore each month from bars and restaurants.(HT file photo)
Param Bir Singh claimed Deshmukh had asked police officers, including suspended assistant police inspector Sachin Vaze, who has been arrested by the NIA in the case of bomb scare near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's residence in Mumbai, to collect 100 crore each month from bars and restaurants.(HT file photo)

Bombay High Court to hear Param Bir Singh's PIL against Deshmukh on Mar 31

PTI | , Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 30, 2021 01:42 PM IST
Singh filed the criminal Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the HC on March 25.
Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh.(@AnilDeshmukhNCP/Twitter )
Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh.(@AnilDeshmukhNCP/Twitter )

PIL seeking independent probe against Anil Deshmukh to be heard today

By KAY Dodhiya
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2021 07:08 AM IST
Advocate calls for probe by ED, CBI or an independent agency into malpractices alleged by former city top cop
The Supreme Court asked Singh to approach the Bombay high court for a Central Bureau of Investigation probe against Deshmukh for allegedly running a “money collection scheme” through the police, the subject of a plea by the former top cop in the apex court.(HT file photo)
The Supreme Court asked Singh to approach the Bombay high court for a Central Bureau of Investigation probe against Deshmukh for allegedly running a “money collection scheme” through the police, the subject of a plea by the former top cop in the apex court.(HT file photo)

Supreme Court asks Param Bir Singh to move Bombay High Court

By Utkarsh Anand, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 25, 2021 03:56 AM IST
The move provides a temporary respite to both Deshmukh and the state government, which has rallied behind the home minister despite vocal calls for his resignation from several quarters, most notably the opposition Bharatija Janata Party.
Bombay High Court.(HT_PRINT)
Bombay High Court.(HT_PRINT)

HC asks Centre to respond to PIL challenging FASTag rule for vehicles

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 19, 2021 07:04 PM IST
A bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice G S Kulkarni asked the government if there was any law that said all toll plazas at national highways across the country will only have FASTag lanes.
Bombay High Court.(HT_PRINT)
Bombay High Court.(HT_PRINT)

Bombay HC allows daughter to challenge validity of father's second marriage

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 19, 2021 04:42 PM IST
The court allowed the plea by a 66-year-old woman challenging a family court order that held only parties to the marriage could challenge the validity of the marriage.
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.
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