Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicBombay High Court

Topic: Bombay High Court

Shahid Azmi fought for wrongly accused all life. His own murder case let down by Jamiat, court

With 372 hearings, 109 witnesses, and over 15 judges, Shahid Azmi's murder trial remains stuck in the same judicial bottlenecks that he mastered.

Held for chats on ‘threats to Islam’, jailed under UAPA, how Maharashtra man got bail after 6 yrs

Saying there was no 'incriminating' evidence, Bombay HC last week granted bail to Mohammad Raisuddin, a schoolteacher from Parbhani district arrested on terror charges in 2016.

Navneet Kaur Rana’s ‘other case’: HC quashed caste certificate, appeal pending in SC for 10 months

Independent MP from Amravati (reserved) seat had her Scheduled Caste certificate cancelled by Bombay HC last year. Supreme Court stayed order, but 8 hearings have been adjourned.

Bombay HC Judge who gave ‘skin-to-skin’ POCSO verdict resigns after being denied promotion

Justice Pushpa Ganediwala tendered her resignation just a day before her tenure as additional judge was set to expire on 12 February.

Bombay HC extends Bhima Koregaon-accused Varavara Rao’s time to surrender till 28 Feb

Rao, 83, is on a temporary release from jail since Feb last year due to ill-health. He was due to surrender on 5 September but has been granted extension several times on various grounds.

Won’t arrest Kangana Ranaut till 25 Jan, cops tell Bombay HC over remarks on farmer protests

The statement was made after a bench said the issue involved the question of Ranaut's fundamental right to free speech and the court will have to grant her some ad-interim relief.

Court allows Sudha Bharadwaj’s release from jail on furnishing surety of Rs 50,000

Other conditions laid down by the special court for Bharadwaj's release include that she shall reside in the jurisdiction of the court and cannot leave Mumbai without its permission.

Bombay HC commutes death penalty of 3 convicts to life in 2013 Shakti Mills gangrape case

The high court bench said death puts an end to the concept of repentance, adding that the convicts deserve imprisonment for life to repent the offence they committed.

Former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh to remain in ED’s custody till 12 November

The Bombay High Court on Sunday set aside a special court order remanding Deshmukh to judicial custody. He is being investigated in a money laundering case.

Aryan Khan, Munawar Faruqui or Pinjra Tod — why bail doesn’t mean immediate release

Delayed release is an issue that has triggered concern in judiciary. SC judge Justice D.Y. Chandrachud said delay in communicating bail orders to jail administrations is a 'very serious deficiency'.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

IAF Su-30 MKI aircraft | Twitter | @DefencePRO_Guj

Russian defence industry team to visit India soon for talks on upgrading IAF’s Sukhoi fleet

Upgrades would include more better radar & integration of electronic warfare abilities. Russia also hopeful of inking deal with India to supply 12 more Su-30 MKIs and 21 MiG-29s.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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