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'Resume duty by 15 April': Bombay High Court tells striking MSRTC employees
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'Resume duty by 15 April': Bombay High Court tells striking MSRTC employees

Thousands of employees of MSRTC have been on strike since last November demanding that they be treated on par with state government employees and that the cash-strapped transport corporation be merged with the government.

‘Complete lawlessness’: Bombay HC orders Ola, Uber to apply for valid licences by 16 March
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‘Complete lawlessness’: Bombay HC orders Ola, Uber to apply for valid licences by 16 March

The bench passed the directions while hearing a public interest litigation filed by advocate Savina Crasto highlighting the lack of an effective grievance redressal mechanism for customers using the Uber India app

Public has right to know that Sameer Wankhede is leading 'dual life', Nawab Malik tells Bombay HC
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Public has right to know that Sameer Wankhede is leading 'dual life', Nawab Malik tells Bombay HC

Malik's affidavit was in response to a defamation suit filed against him by Sameer Wankhede's father Dnyandev

Bombay High Court rejects Tarun Tejpal's application for in-camera hearing
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Bombay High Court rejects Tarun Tejpal's application for in-camera hearing

The former editor-in-chief of Tehelka magazine stands accused of sexually assaulting his then woman colleague in the lift of a five-star hotel in Goa in November 2013

Bombay HC to hear Aryan Khan's bail application on 26 Oct; judicial custody extended till 30 Oct
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Bombay HC to hear Aryan Khan's bail application on 26 Oct; judicial custody extended till 30 Oct

A Mumbai special court on Thursday extended the judicial custody of Aryan Khan and seven others till 30 October in the cruise drug-bust case

Aryan Khan denied bail after 17 days in custody; lawyers to approach Bombay HC for redressal
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Aryan Khan denied bail after 17 days in custody; lawyers to approach Bombay HC for redressal

Arrested from the cruise ship Cordelia on 3 October, Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan has been in jail since 8 October

Maharashtra must ensure freedom fighters and kin get pension on time, not make them file applications: Bombay HC
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Maharashtra must ensure freedom fighters and kin get pension on time, not make them file applications: Bombay HC

The court on Thursday directed the Maharashtra government to start paying pension to the 90-year-old widow of a freedom fighter under the 'Swatantrata Sainik Samman Pension Scheme, 1980' from October 2021

Supreme Court reserves verdict on appeals against 'skin-to-skin' judgment of Bombay HC
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Supreme Court reserves verdict on appeals against 'skin-to-skin' judgment of Bombay HC

The earlier Bombay HC verdict had said that groping a minor's breast without "skin to skin contact" cannot be termed as sexual assault as defined under the POCSO Act

Abetment involves mental process of 'instigating a person' in doing something, declares Supreme Court
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Abetment involves mental process of 'instigating a person' in doing something, declares Supreme Court

"Abetment involves the mental process of instigating a person or intentionally aiding a person in doing a thing," said bench comprising Justices R Subhash Reddy and Hrishikesh Roy.

Bombay HC quashes cheating cases against Sahil Khan filed by Ayesha Shroff
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Bombay HC quashes cheating cases against Sahil Khan filed by Ayesha Shroff

The Bombay HC quashed the two FIRs after Sahil Khan's lawyer and Ayesha Shroff told the court that they had settled the dispute between them amicably

Bombay HC reserves order on Kangana Ranaut's plea in defamation case
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Bombay HC reserves order on Kangana Ranaut's plea in defamation case

The Bombay HC reserved its order on Kangana Ranaut's plea seeking quashing of criminal defamation proceedings initiated against her by a metropolitan magistrate's court on a complaint filed by Javed Akhtar.

No coercive action against Narayan Rane in Nashik FIR over ‘slap Uddhav’ remark: Maharashtra govt tells Bombay HC
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No coercive action against Narayan Rane in Nashik FIR over ‘slap Uddhav’ remark: Maharashtra govt tells Bombay HC

In an editorial in the Shiv Sena's mouthpiece Saamana, the party launched a scathing attack on Rane and said that the prime minister should take his statement against Uddhav Thackeray seriously

Gulshan Kumar murder case: Bombay HC upholds conviction of Dawood Ibrahim's aide Abdul Rashid
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Gulshan Kumar murder case: Bombay HC upholds conviction of Dawood Ibrahim's aide Abdul Rashid

Tips owner Ramesh Taurani, who was also named in the Gulshan Kumar murder case, has been acquitted by Bombay HC.

Bombay HC asks Maharashtra govt to scrutinise Sonu Sood, Cong MLA Zeeshan Siddique's role in procuring anti-COVID drugs
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Bombay HC asks Maharashtra govt to scrutinise Sonu Sood, Cong MLA Zeeshan Siddique's role in procuring anti-COVID drugs

The Bombay High Court also noted that "these people (celebrities) projected themselves as some kind of messiahs without verifying if the drugs were spurious or if the supply was legal."

COVID-19: Bombay HC asks Centre to look at Kerala, J&K pattern for door-to-door vaccination
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COVID-19: Bombay HC asks Centre to look at Kerala, J&K pattern for door-to-door vaccination

The court was hearing a PIL seeking door-to-door vaccination for senior citizens above the age of 75 and persons who are specially-abled, wheelchair-bound or bedridden

Elgar Parishad case: Bombay High Court extends Stan Swamy’s hospital stay till 18 June
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Elgar Parishad case: Bombay High Court extends Stan Swamy’s hospital stay till 18 June

Swamy, 84, was on 28 May shifted from the Taloja prison in neighbouring Navi Mumbai to the Holy Family Hospital in Mumbai after he filed a petition, seeking interim bail on medical grounds

Tarun Tejpal rape case: Remove references to complainant's identity in judgment, Bombay HC slams Goa trial court
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Tarun Tejpal rape case: Remove references to complainant's identity in judgment, Bombay HC slams Goa trial court

The Solicitor General told the HC that the observations made in the judgement and most of the findings with regard to the prosecutrix were "astonishing"

Bombay HC seeks reply from Maharashtra govt, BMC on relief for traders during COVID-19 restrictions
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Bombay HC seeks reply from Maharashtra govt, BMC on relief for traders during COVID-19 restrictions

The court directed the state and the BMC to file their respective affidavits within two weeks. The court will continue hearing the pleas on 21 June

No need to wait for Centre, we will give permission for door-to-door vaccination, Bombay HC tells BMC
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No need to wait for Centre, we will give permission for door-to-door vaccination, Bombay HC tells BMC

The court, saying it will take up the matter on Thursday, directed BMC Commissioner to file an affidavit whether it would be possible to introduce a home-based vaccination drive for senior citizens, differently-abled and bed-ridden or wheelchair-bound

As daily cremations rise, Bombay HC directs govt to look for 'modern techniques' to reduce pollution
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As daily cremations rise, Bombay HC directs govt to look for 'modern techniques' to reduce pollution

The petitioner told the high court that due to an increase in COVID-19 cases and deaths, some crematoriums in Pune are currently handling cremations of over 80 bodies per day