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Bail pleas not to be shut out for one reason or another: SC [Read Order]

Supreme Court underscores the importance of prompt bail decisions, safeguarding liberty under Article 21, and calls for action from Bombay HC.

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SC disposes CBI’s plea against interim bail to Chanda Kochhar & her husband

SC disposes CBI plea against Chanda Kochhar's bail, allows future challenges to HC's verdict in ICICI-Videocon loan case.

IT Rules 2023 Amendment: Bombay High Court urges Centre not to notify Fact Check Unit until Third Judge passes judgement

Bombay High Court urged the Centre to hold off on announcing its planned Fact Check Unit till a third judge has ruled on challenge against IT Rules 2023 Amendment

Bombay HC says Chanda Kochhar, Husband’s arrest by CBI in ICICI-Videocon loan case ‘illegal’

The arrest made CBI against the Chanda Kochhar and her husband Deepak Kochhar in the ICICI – Videocon loan case was illegal, the Bombay HC said.

Return Luxury cars seized on Republic Day: Bombay HC to BKC Police

Bombay HC has asked BKC police to return luxury cars that were seized on Republic day.

“Most unfortunate”: Bombay HC rules in favour of elderly mother who was ousted from own home by son [Read Order]

The Bombay High Court recently came to the aid of a senior citizen who was illegally ousted from her own home by her son.

Bombay HC gives SPLIT verdict in challenge against IT Rules Amendment 2023

The Bombay High Court delivered a split verdict in challenge against the validity of Rule 3(i)(II)(A) & (C) of the IT Rules Amendment 2023.

Man accused of marrying at least five women, Bombay HC denies anticipatory bail in cheating case [Read Order]

While hearing a cheating case, the Bombay High Court recently denied anticipatory bail to a man who concealed the fact that he had married five times.

Justice Varale takes oath as SC judge, full strength achieved

Justice Prasanna B Varale sworn in as SC judge, filling the top court to full 34. Former Karnataka HC Chief Justice, he's a notable SC category judge.

Trademark Trouble for Netflix Series 'Killer Soup’

A trademark infringement suit has been filed against Netflix Entertainment Services India LLP and Macguffin Pictures LLP in connection with the web series ‘KILLER SOUP’.

'Commander-in-thief': Bombay HC extends interim relief to Rahul Gandhi in defamation case

The Bombay High Court has extended temporary relief to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, exempting him from appearing before a Mumbai magistrate court in a defamation case until February 26.

[Ram Mandir Inauguration] Bombay HC junks challenge against govt decision declaring holiday on January 22

The Bombay High Court dismissed a PIL challenging the Maharashtra government's decision to declare a holiday on January 22 on account of Ram Mandir inauguration.

Indian Courts this Week: Law Street Journal's weekly round-up of top stories from SC & HCs [Jan 15 - Jan 20]

A weekly round-up of the top stories from the Supreme Court of India and High Courts across the country summed up in a 5-minute read.

“Unwarranted, stereotypical observations”: Bombay HC pulls up sessions judge for comments against transgender persons [Read Order]

The Bombay HC recently raised objections regarding the conduct of a sessions court for making unwarranted, stereotypical observations against transgender persons.

“Based on random google searches; loose and generalised statements”: Bombay HC dismisses plea to lower down salaries of MLAs [Read Order]

The Bombay High Court recently rejected a plea which asked to lower down the salaries of MLAs to the average level of those of other States’ MLAs salaries, i.e., Rs.1,15,000/- per month. The plea ha...

Comments on wife's cooking not cruelty u/s Section 498A IPC: Bombay HC [Read Judgment]

The High Court said that comments regarding wife's cooking by in-laws will not come under S. 498 A [cruelty] of IPC.

Legal fight for being 'real Shiv Sena' continues

Sena vs Sena continues as Thackeray moves Supreme Court and Eknath Shinde challenges Speaker’s decision in Bombay High Court.

Narendra Dabholkar Murder Case: Intervention by Supreme Court in Bombay HC's Oversight Declined

The Supreme Court has declined to direct the Bombay High Court to continue monitoring the Narendra Dabholkar murder case. Despite appeals from the petitioners, the apex court chose not to interfere, w...

Kangana Ranaut approaches Bombay High Court seeking stay on defamation case trial by Javed Akhtar

Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut recently filed a petition before the Bombay High Court wanting a stay in the trial in relation to lyricist Javed Akhtar's defamation complaint. The High Court is likel...

Indian Courts this Week: Law Street Journal's Weekly Round-Up of SC & HCs [Jan 1 - Jan 6]

A weekly round-up of the top stories from the Supreme Court of India and High Courts across the country summed up in a 3-minute read. 

Following & abusing woman will not come under outraging modesty of woman: Bombay HC [Read Order]

In a rather shocking ruling, the Bombay High Court held that following and abusing a woman will not attract the offence of Section 354 of the Indian Penal Code.

Important High Court judgements of 2023 : Part 2

important judgements, Karnataka High Court, Delhi High Court, Kerala High Court, Allahabad High Court, Madras High Court

No material to infer he committed ‘Terrorist Act’ under UAPA: Bombay HC in Gautam Navlakha’s bail [Read Judgment]

While granting bail to the senior journalist and human rights activist, Gautam Navlakha, the Bombay High Court observed that there is no material to infer that he had committed a terrorist act under t...

Bhima Koregaon: Bombay High Court grants bail to Gautam Navlakha, order stayed for 3 weeks

Bombay High Court has granted bail Bhima Koregaon accused Gautam Navlakha.

Inherent powers of High Court can be invoked even if Trial Court has not exercised discretion u/s 427(1) CrPC: Bombay HC [Read Judgment]

Bombay High Ciurt has reiterated that inherent powers of the High Court can be invoked even if Trial Court has not exercised discretion under section 427 of CrPC.

Indian Courts this Week: Law Street Journal's Weekly Round-Up of SC & HCs [Dec 9 - Dec 16]

A weekly round up of the top stories from the Supreme Court of India and High Courts across the country summed up in a 3-minute read.

Tax Department Should Allow Amendments in GST Forms, Make Filing System More User Friendly: Bombay High Court [Read Order]

The tax department should ensure that the there’s no unwarranted litigation and make the system more assessee/taxpayer friendly. Read more to find out what the Bombay High Court said.

[Protection of Vitthal Rukmini temple] Bombay HC asks petitioners to approach Centre [Read Judgment]

The Bombay High Court has held that it cannot pass an order directing protection of 200-year-old Vitthal Rukmini temple of Mumbai or declare it as an ancient monument of national importance, as the au...

Charge not framed in 1.5 years, Bombay HC demands individual accountability

The system must fix an accountability on individuals, rather than talking about the delays in the process on account of huge pendency, the Bombay High Court observed recently.

Bombay HC terminates Hitachi employee for ‘provocative’ Facebook posts

A Labour Court ruling that had overturned an employee’s termination for two "provocative" Facebook posts against the employer company has been overturned by the Bombay High Court. What classifies as...

Welfare Of Child Is Of Paramount Importance Says Bombay High Court While Denying Custody Of 3-Year-Old Child To Father With “Anger Issues”[Read Judgment]

The Bombay High Court recently dismissed a habeas corpus writ petition filed by a 41-year-old UK citizen who was seeking the custody of his 3-year-old daughter taking into account the petitioner's ang...

Bombay High Court To Start Auto-Listing Of Fresh Matters On Trial Basis From December 11 [Read Notice]

Bombay High Court is all set to begin auto listing of fresh matters of a trial basis from December 11. The new protocol will work for two division benches and three single benches

Supreme Court upholds Maharashtra High Court stay on order setting aside consumer fora's selection process

Explore the Supreme Court's decision to maintain the Bombay High Court's interim stay on the selection process for consumer forums in Maharashtra. This article delves into the judicial proceedings, ke...

'This is not patriotism' Bombay court rejects plea seeking ban on Pakistani artists

Here's what Bombay court said while rejecting a plea seeking ban on Pakistani artists.

Sushant Singh Rajput & Disha Salian deaths: Aditya Thackeray moves Bombay HC to intervene in the PIL seeking CBI probe

Aditya Thackeray's plea to Bombay HC regarding the PIL seeking CBI probe in Sushant Singh Rajput & Disha Salian deaths. Allegations, political motives, and a defense against false claims explained.

Supreme Court asks CBI why it did not object to repeated extension of interim bail to Chanda Kochhar, husband

Supreme Court questions CBI's handling of Chanda Kochhar's interim bail extension in a loan fraud case. Get insights into the legal proceedings and controversies surrounding the former ICICI Bank CEO ...

Bombay High Court Seeks Answers from Centre and Maharashtra Govt on Anti-Trafficking Law Implementation [Read Petition]

The Bombay High Court has raised concerns about the implementation of anti-human trafficking laws, urging the Centre and Maharashtra government to provide details on their functionality. This article ...

Epilepsy neither incurable nor Psychopathic disorder, Bombay High Court rejects plea for divorce [Read Judgment]

Discover the Bombay High Court's ruling that epilepsy is neither incurable nor a psychopathic disorder as grounds for divorce under the Hindu Marriage Act. Get insights into the court's decision and i...

Bombay High Court Extends Interim Relief to Rahul Gandhi in Defamation Case Against PM Modi Remarks

"Bombay High Court extends interim relief to Rahul Gandhi in a defamation case related to his remarks against PM Narendra Modi. Get details of the case and the court's decision."

Bombay High Court Disapproves Leaked Information on Witnesses in Case Against Sameer Wankhede

The Bombay High Court expresses disapproval over the leaking of information on witnesses in the case against IRS officer Sameer Wankhede, who is accused of extortion and bribery related to the cruise ...

Bombay High Court Denies Temporary Bail to NCP Leader Nawab Malik on Medical Grounds in Money Laundering Case

The Bombay High Court denies temporary bail to NCP leader Nawab Malik on medical grounds in a money laundering case related to property dealings with Dawood Ibrahim's sister. The court will hear his p...

Centre Notifies Appointment Of Six New Addl Judges Of Bombay High Court [Read Notice]

The Union government has notified appointment of six additional judges to the Bombay High Court for a period of two years.

Salman Khan Approaches Bombay High Court Challenging Summons By Lower Court Against Complaint of a Journalist

The magistrate court issues the process if it finds prima facie substance in the allegations made in the complaint. Once the process is issued, the accused persons have to appear before the court.

Maharashtra Cabinet Minister Nawab Malik Approaches Supreme Court Against ED Arrest After Bombay High Court Refuses Relief

Maharashtra Cabinet Minister Nawab Malik Approaches Supreme Court Against ED Arrest After Bombay High Court Refuses Relief || "There is something or the other going against every leader of the NCP, Co...

Husband Can Also Claim Alimony/Maintenance From Wife: Bombay High Court Orders Woman To Pay Alimony To Ex-Husband [Read Order]

Husband Can Also Claim Alimony/Maintenance From Wife: Bombay High Court Orders Woman To Pay Alimony To Ex-Husband || "It is open for the court to decide the application filed by the husband under Sect...

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