Bombay High Court

Fact check unit: IT Rules amendments don't seem to offer protection to satire, says Bombay HC

Comedian Kunal Kamra claimed the new rules could potentially lead to his content being arbitrarily blocked or his social media accounts being suspended or deactivated.

published on : 24th April 2023

SC sets aside Bombay HC order acquitting ex-DU professor Saibaba in Maoist links case

A bench of top court directed the chief justice of the Bombay High Court to place Saibaba's appeal and that of other accused not before the same bench which had discharged them.

published on : 19th April 2023

No more court monitoring of CBI probe into rationalist Narendra Dabholkar's murder: Bombay HC

The founder of the Maharashtra Andhashraddha Nirmoolan Samiti, was shot dead by two persons, allegedly linked to the radical outfit Sanatan Sanstha, while he was on a morning walk in Pune.

published on : 18th April 2023

Widowed daughter-in-law need not pay maintenance to her parents-in-law: Bombay HC

Kishanrao Tidke (68) and Kantabai Tidke (60), the in-laws of Shobha Tidke, claimed they have no source of income after the death of their son and therefore sought maintenance.

published on : 17th April 2023

Bombay HC asks actor Nawazuddin, his brother to avoid remarks against each other on social media 

The bench directed the brothers to remain present in his chambers along with their lawyers on May 3 to explore the possibility of an amicable settlement.

published on : 12th April 2023

Remarriage no ground to deny compensation to accident victim's widow, rules Bombay HC

The court, however, held that one cannot expect that for getting compensation for the death of her husband, she has to remain a widow for life or till she gets the payout.

published on : 1st April 2023

No relief for actor Anushka Sharma; Bombay HC disposes of pleas against sales tax demand

Sharma's contention is an actor who performs in a film, advertisement or a stage/TV show cannot be called a creator or producer, and, hence, she or he does not own a copyright on the same.

published on : 30th March 2023

National anthem row: Bombay HC refuses to grant relief to Mamata Banerjee

Activist Gupta in his complaint claimed that Banerjee's acts during the public function in Mumbai amounted to an insult and disrespect to the national anthem.

published on : 29th March 2023

Pakistan govt yet to give details on whereabouts of Indian producer's children: Centre tells Bombay HC 

Film producer Mushtaq Nadiadwala claimed that his two minor children were detained in that country by his Pakistani wife since 2020.

published on : 22nd March 2023

'New born includes pre-term baby': HC directs insurance co to pay medical expenses to twins' mother

In 2021, the insurance company had refused her claims on the ground that the policy only covers new born babies who are born full-term and not babies born pre-term.

published on : 1st March 2023

Bank loan fraud case: HC grants interim bail to Videocon's Venugopal Dhoot 

The court permitted him to furnish cash bail and then deposit the surety amount two weeks thereafter.

published on : 20th January 2023

HC quashes FIR filed by actor Priyanka Chopra against her former secretary in 2008

In August 2008, Chopra had lodged a complaint against Jaju at the suburban Versova police station on charges of criminal intimidation and insulting the modesty of a woman.

published on : 19th January 2023

Bombay High Court permits Johnson & Johnson to manufacture and sell its baby powder

A division bench of Justices Gautam Patel and S G Dige permitted the company to manufacture, sell and distribute the products.

published on : 11th January 2023

2008 Malegaon blast: 'Purohit was not on duty while indulging in alleged terror acts', says HC

A bench of Justices A S Gadkari and Prakash Naik rejected his plea, saying the sanction was not needed as "he was not on official duty".

published on : 2nd January 2023

Elgar Parishad case: Bombay HC refuses bail to activist Jyoti Jagtap

The NIA had also alleged that Jagtap was spreading activities of the CPI (Maoist) in urban areas.

published on : 17th October 2022

Objectionable post on Sharad Pawar: Marathi actor Ketaki Chitale moves HC against FIR

The actor, who is currently in judicial custody, in her petition filed on Monday claimed she was being targeted with an objective to create a fear in the minds of people.

published on : 7th June 2022

Bombay High Court permits two convicts on death row to pursue studies while in prison

The Maharashtra government moved HC for confirmation of the death sentence, while Shinde and Bhailume moved HC challenging their conviction.

published on : 29th April 2022

HC asks if prison conditions have improved for Varavara Rao to be sent back

A division bench of Justices S B Shukre and G A Sanap said if the conditions had not improved then the accused (Rao) would be exposed to more diseases if he was sent back there.

published on : 1st March 2022

Bombay HC to hear on March 2 Nawab Malik's plea against arrest in money laundering case

Malik, who is currently in the ED's custody till March 3, had on Monday filed a petition in the HC, claiming his arrest was 'illegal', and sought immediate release.

published on : 1st March 2022

Stan Swamy breathes his last fighting for bail, people close to him cry institutional murder

The Bombay High Court was due to hear Father Stan's bail application on Monday when he passed away. The late priest's lawyers had sought bail citing his poor health.

published on : 5th July 2021
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