Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicBombay High Court

Topic: Bombay High Court

‘Mini trial by HC, Maoist links’: Why NIA wants Bhima Koregaon accused Teltumbde to stay in jail

The NIA has appealed to the Supreme Court against the Bombay High Court's bail order last week for former management professor Anand Teltumbde, who is facing charges under UAPA.

After BMC ‘no’, Team Thackeray gets Bombay High Court nod for Dussehra rally in Shivaji Park

Both warring factions of the Shiv Sena had staked claim on the Shivaji Park function, an annual affair since the party’s inception in 1966.

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.

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Congress MP Shashi Tharoor (Photo/ANI)

Operation ‘Discipline Tharoor’ failed in Kerala. But battle against Pinarayi won’t be easy

If his attacks on Modi and the BJP are any indication, Tharoor would rather be measured than go all-out, especially as an exponent of positive politics.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.