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Bombay HC turns letter on cop recruitment mess into PIL, issues notice to state

image courtesy- hindustan times Rosy Sequeira, TNN | Jun 17, 2014, pathetic conditions in which the police recruitment drive is being conducted into a public interest litigation. The letter, from the All Maharashtra Human Rights Association, highlighted the death of four candidates… Continue Reading →

PIL filed in Bombay HC against deletion of 2 lakh voters’ names

      Apr 30, 2014, 11.54PM IST TNN[ Shibu Thomas ]   MUMBAI: A public interest litigation has been filed before the Bombay high court, challenging the deletion of over two lakh names from the electoral rolls, and urged it to allow… Continue Reading →

KKM Bail Application Rejected by Bombay High Court #WTFnews

Anand Patwardhan On April 11,  Justice A.R. Joshi of the High Court of Bombay delivered a verbal order in the matter relating to the bail application of three cultural activists (poets and singers) of the Kabir Kala Manch (KKM). Shockingly… Continue Reading →

Shakti Mills Rape Case- #Deathpenalty- A regressive Judgement #Vaw

Why I oppose death for rapists Flavia Agnes, legal scholar and women’s rights activist, on the Shakti Mills verdict This ought to have been a moment of great jubilation for us at Majlis since we have been closely following up… Continue Reading →

Bombay HC – No sex during honeymoon not ground for divorce #Vaw

Swati Deshpande,TNN | Mar 10, 2014, 04.21 AM IST   The Bombay high court said that married life should be assessed as a whole and a few isolated instances over certain period will not amount to cruelty. MUMBAI: A woman’s refusal to… Continue Reading →

Bombay HC – Courts can try a person not booked by police

Shibu Thomas,TNN | Feb 24, 2014, 0 The court’s order comes as a relief to Malabar Hill resident Mani Narayan in a 17-year-old case of assault and outraging her modesty. MUMBAI: A trial court can use powers under the Criminal Procedure Code to initiate criminal proceedings against a person who… Continue Reading →

Bombay HC questions state about vacancies in police panel

MUMBAI: The Bombay high court has questioned the government about the vacancies in the Police Complaints Authority set up at the state level and asked it how many of the posts have been filled up.  A division bench of Justice Naresh Patil… Continue Reading →

Bombay HC grants interim bail to Teesta Setalvad

VINAYA DESHPANDE The HinduA file picture of Civil Rights activist Teesta Setalvad at a seminar in Bangalore. Photo: V. Sreenivasa Murthy. A few days after the Gujarat police booked social activist Teesta Setalvad and others on charges of cheating and… Continue Reading →

Bombay High Court – 16 year old PIL disposed off in first hearing and a overstressed litigant collapses

The following is Bhagvanji Raiyani’s first person account of the concluding day of his 16 year old Public Interest Litigation, sent my email   OVERSTRESSED LITIGANT COLLAPSES IN THE BOMBAY HIGH COURT. MY 16 YRS OLD PIL HEARD FIRST TIME: TERMED IRRELEVANT… Continue Reading →

#India – Justice for atheist teacher after six years

  Sanjay Salve says compulsory prayer is contrary to Article 28 (3) of the Constitution. The English teacher, who embraced Buddhism, is seen at his home in Nashik. The school has agreed to let Mr. Salve stand without folding his… Continue Reading →

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