Param Bir Singh

Photo: The Indian Express

Bombay HC Orders Not To Arrest Ex-Cop Param Bir Singh Till May 20

The Bombay High Court on May 13 ordered that former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh should not be arrested till May 20. Public prosecutor from Singh's side also requested the court to dismiss the "malafide" case against the former top-cop. The Maharashtra government has been asked to submit its views by May 20. Singh, along with 30 other officers, has been accused of corruption and criminal conspiracy.

Fri, 14 May 2021 - 10:02 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Bombay High Court, Param bir Singh, Maharashtra , mumbai police commissioner

Courtesy: The Times of India

Representational photo: Beach in Goa.

Photo: Trip Advisor

Goa Mandates COVID Negative Report, Vaccination Proof For Tourists

Goa CM Pramod Sawant on May 7 announced that tourists entering the state will now have to mandatorily produce valid RT-PCR negative test reports or proof of vaccination. The measure, which followed the Bombay High Court's observation that Goa is not serious about restrictions, will be enforced from next week. Earlier, the HC had said it was "not justified" for the government to refrain from restrictions citing tourism.

Sat, 08 May 2021 - 02:13 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Goa, Pramod Sawant, Negative COVID report, Vaccination Proof, Bombay High Court, Tourism

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Bombay High Court

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Bombay HC Rejects PIL Seeking Uniform Price For Indian COVID Vaccines

The Bombay High Court on April 29 refused to hear a PIL seeking an order to the Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech to fix the price of vaccines at Rs 150 plus GST per dose. Instead, the HC suggested to consult the Supreme Court citing the issue as a pan-Indian. The PIL was filed by a Mumbai-based advocate Fayaz Khan and three other law students.

Thu, 29 Apr 2021 - 07:56 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Bombay High Court, Supreme Court, Serum Institute of India, Bharat biotech

Courtesy: The Economic Times

Bombay High Court

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Bombay HC Starts PIL Over Oxygen Crisis, Funeral Rites, Remdesivir Shortage

The Bombay High Court has initiated a suo moto PIL addressing issues such as lack of oxygen, funeral rites and black marketing of Remdesivir among others. Referring to 14 newspaper reports, the PIL made the Centre, state government, municipal commissioner and district collectors from Marathwada and North Maharashtra as respondents. Appointing advocate Satyajeet S Bora as Amicus Curiae, the court asked him to track SC proceedings regarding… read-more

Sun, 25 Apr 2021 - 08:27 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Bombay High Court, Covid-19, oxygen, Maharashtra

Anil Deshmukh

Photo: The Federal News

Maharashtra: CBI Lodges Case Against Ex-Minister Anil Deshmukh

The CBI on April 24 booked former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh for allegedly forcing policemen to extort money from pubs and restaurants. Filing a case under the Prevention of Corruption Act, the CBI has also been conducting raids at several places in connection with the case. Earlier, the Bombay High Court, on appeal of former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh, had handed over the probe to the CBI.

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 - 11:35 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Bombay High Court, Anil Deshmukh, CBI, Maharashtra

Courtesy: Times Now

Wajid Khan and His wife Kamalrukh

Photo: The Indian Express

Late Musician Wajid Khan's Widow Seeks HC Relief Regarding Inheritance

Late musician Wajid Khan’s widow Kamalrukh has approached High Court seeking ratification for the will left by her late husband. Kamalrukh has sought a permanent injunction against Khan's brother Sajid and his mother to prevent third party rights on the assets and properties that Wajid left behind. Notably, the music composer in his 2012 will named Kamalrukh and her children as only beneficiaries.

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 - 05:10 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Bollywood, Bombay High Court, Music industry, Covid-19

Bombay High Court

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Mumbai: HC Denies Mass Prayers At South Mumbai Mosque During Ramadan

The Bombay High Court denied permission to a mosque in Mumbai for conducting mass prayers during Ramadan. Terming the COVID-19 situation “serious and critical” the bench called it impeccable to break the COVID chain. Court said while religious rights are important, ensuring safety of citizens is the paramount importance. Earlier, the petitioner Juma Masjid Mosque Trust had said that mosque's wide campus can accommodate 7,000 people at a time… read-more

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 - 06:30 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Bombay High Court, Mosque, COVID-19 outbreak, Ramzan

Courtesy: The Economic Times

Arun Gawli has been lodged in Nagpur Central Prison.

Photo: Free Press Journal

Famous Gangster Arun Gawli Released On Parole For Wife's Surgery

Gangster-turned-politician Arun Gawli has been granted 45-day parole by the Nagpur bench of Bombay HC, citing his wife's failing health. Reportedly, he had joined underworld in 1970s, famously known as the 'Daddy' of Dagdi Chawl. Gawli, currently serving his life sentence was arrested in 2008, and was convicted for the murder of a Shiv Sena corporator in 2012. Moreover, actor Arjun Rampal played the role of Gawli in the starrer movie "Daddy… read-more

Sun, 11 Apr 2021 - 05:13 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Bombay High Court, murder, Shiv Sena, Crime

Courtesy: India Today


Photo: The New Indian Express

SC Agrees With Bombay HC Decision Of CBI Probe Against Min Deshmukh

Dismissing the pleas filed by the Maharashtra government and State Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, the Supreme Court on April 8 chose not to interfere with the Bombay High Court order. Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul gave a nod to the Bombay HC’s decision directing CBI to conduct an enquiry against Deshmukh. However, representing the petitioners, Kapil Sibal argued against the CBI inquiry on the basis of "unsubstantiated allegation".

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 08:48 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Bombay High Court, Anil Deshmukh, Mumbai, Supreme Court

Courtesy: The Tribune

Anil Deshmukh

Photo: The Times of India

Maharashtra: CBI To Probe Corruption Charges Against Anil Deshmukh

The Bombay High Court on April 5 ordered the CBI to investigate the corruption charges against Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh. The direction was issued on a PIL filed by former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh who accused Deshmukh of giving collection targets to police officers. The court said the investigation may not be independent if it was given to the police as Deshmukh's position will affect the results.

Mon, 05 Apr 2021 - 01:48 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Bombay High Court, Param bir Singh, Anil Deshmukh, CBI