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#BombayHighCourt raps PIL petitioner alleging non-implementation of a circular by the Maharashtra Govt. to use sirens to mark Martyrs’ Day on January 30, which is also Mahatma Gandhi’s death anniversary. Image
HC - Where are the instances of the state not following the circular? There was a siren.. show us instances it's not followed.

Petitioner's Lawyer - The siren is not only ceremonial.. most of the police stations don't have sirens or alarm systems for even emergencies.
ACJ - Unless you give us specific instances...

This is just for the sake of filing the PIL... Siren's not being there in the police station is a different thing you are saying circular is not being followed.

Petitioner's Lawyer - We sought RTI information...
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Actor Rakhi Sawant approaches Bombay High Court seeking anticipatory bail in an FIR registered by Mumbai police based on complaint by a model alleging offences like outraging modesty, criminal intimidation and provoking breach.

#RakhiSawant #BombayHighCourt Image
Hearing begins before Justice MS Karnik.

Sawant’s lawyer: We are here only for 67A of IT Act as the other offences are bailable.

Petitioner lawyer: The complainant and the accused are both from the same industry.

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#Breaking Bombay High Court releases Videocon Group Chairman Venugopal Dhoot on bail from judicial custody in the ICICI Bank loan default case.

#ICICIBank #VideoconLoanCase #venugopaldhoot #CBI
Court: Dhoot to be released on bail bond of ₹1 lakh
Other conditions similar to co-accused Chanda Kochhar and Deepak Kochhar.
Court: Intervention application rejected. Costs of ₹25,000
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Bombay High Court to begin hearing plea seeking fair probe in the death of businessman Cyrus Mistry.

Petitioner: permission on forensics expert opinion on the effect of drinking on drivers.

Court: this is criminal PIL. You go before Magistrate.

Petitioner: I am conceding.

Court: But we are not saying the Magistrate is to hear you also.

Court: Whatever steps you have to take, you take, and go before the Magistrate.

Petitioner: As citizens, we have right to give information. She aas drunk, this happened in hangover.

Court: How do you know this?

Petitioner: This is from an information I got, plus newspapers
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Bombay High Court is hearing PIL seeking deferment of IIT JEE Mains exam to April 2023.

#BombayHighCourt #JEEMains2023
Court: Your present contention is that the exam dates ought to be deferred, so you limit your arguments to this.

#BombayHighCourt #JEEMains2023
Court: What was the time given previously?

Advocate for petitioner: Usually they release the notice 3-4 months prior to the exam.
So students get time to prepare.

#BombayHighCourt #JEE2023
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Bombay High Court is hearing PIL seeking fair investigation into death of Cyrus Mistry.

#cyrusmistry #BombayHighCourt
Petitioner: My grievance is that police has charged section 304. There have to be more charges.

#BombayHighCourt #cyrusmistry
Court: This is a job of a Magistrate. It is he who can decide what charges to put. You want us to do of Magistrate.

#BombayHighCourt #cyrusmistry
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Bombay High Court is hearing plea filed by Videocon Group chairman Venugopal Dhoot seeking release on bail.

#BombayHighCourt #VenugopalDhoot
Advocate Subhash Jha and Mathews Nedumpara seek to intervene in the matter.

Court: Let the petitioners speak first.

#BombayHighCourt #VenugopalDhoot
Lawyer for CBI seeks time to file affidavit.

Court grants time.

Adv Sandeep Ladda for Dhoot points out there is urgency as he is suffering from 90% blockage.

#BombayHighCourt #VenugopalDhoot
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Bombay High Court issues notice to Attorney General in petition filed by Anil Ambani challenging income tax proceedings initiated under the Black Money Act.

#anilambani #BombayHighCourt
Bench led by Justice GS Patel: There is a challenge to the vires of the Black Money Act.
Notice returnable on February 20.

Patel J: A person conducts himself in certain manner, you criminalise it and that too in retrospective manner how is that allowed!
Supposed for years, I have claimed certain deductions, you come up with an act saying it is illegal, and going back 20 years!

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Bombay High Court is hearing plea by Johnson and Johnson company challenging the orders restraining them from manufacturing baby powder in their facility in Mumbai suburbs.

Court: This is a matter of some concern for everyone. If there is some problem wih any pharmaceutical product. We want the regulator to act swiftly. We cannot act like regilator. We do not understand what the solution.
Court: You took a sample in 2019 and then the notice was issued in 2022. What do we do when
You did not issue notice for 3 years.

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Bombay High Court is hearing plea filed by activist Anubha Sahai seeking deferment of IIT JEE Mains exam 2023.

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ACJ SV Gangapurwala: How are you affected? Is your child appearing?

Petitioner counsel: No my child isn’t appearing. They usually announce 4 months prior in time.
But this year they have not. Also the eligibility criteria of 75% in HSC we are challenging. This wasn’t there.
Adv Rui Rodrigues for Ministry: 75% is for admission to IIT. It is not for this exam. This is for higher mark of excellence. There is a para in the petition which is misleading.

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CBI seeks time to file reply to the plea filed by former CEO of ICICI Bank Chanda Kochhar in Bombay High Court.

#ChandaKochhar #BombayHighCourt Image
Sr Adv Vikram Chaudhari appearing for Deepak stated that he had been arrested in a PMLA case where he had been kept in custody for 6 months.
Sr Adv Amit Desai appearing for Chanda:
prosecution had made a statement in the pmla case that they did not require her custody.
And then now this, they just come and arrest her.
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#SupremeCourt to hear appeal by accused in the Bhima Koregaon case Vernon Gonsalves against a Bombay High Court decision to deny default bail to him.

#bhimakoregaonviolence #bombayhighcourt #SupremeCourtOfIndia
Matter before Justices S Ravindra Bhat and JB Pardiwala.

Hearing starts.

#SupremeCourtOfIndia #bhimakoregaonviolence
ASG SV Raju: My counter is almost ready, can have it on reopening.

SC: We had asked earlier how much trial court will take.

Adv Rebecca John: It was said almost a year.
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Actor and producer Sachin Joshi moves Bombay High Court challenging Look Out Circular which continues to be effective against him, even after he has been discharged in a money laundering case.

@dir_ed #BombayHighCourt
Sr Adv Abad Ponda: see the guidelines, once discharged, nothing remains against the accused and the LOC ought to be withdrawn against him.

Adv Hiten Venegaonkar: There is a revision petition pending against the discharge. That is listed on Dec 20. This maybe heard after that.

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Bombay High Court is hearing PIL making allegations against Uddhav Thackeray and family holding disproportionate assets and seeks CBI, ED probe.

#BombayHighCourt @OfficeofUT @dir_ed Image
Advocate Joel Carlos for Thackeray points out that the petitioner has not filed affidavit in compliance with the criminal PIL rules.

Petitioner states that all compliances as sought by the registry have been complied with.

Court notes that the petitioner in person has not submitted the competency certificate (which is required for parties who are appearing without advocates).

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Bombay High Court asks FDA Mumbai to collect samples of Johnson & Johnson baby powder and submit to three labs in Mumbai - two government and one private lab.

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State counsel Milind More submitted list of labs today as per previous oral directions of the Court.…
Sr Adv Ravi Kadam for Johnson & Johnson asked for sample to be sent to the Central Drug Testing Lab which has a branch in Maharashtra.

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Enforcement Directorate moves Bombay High Court challenging the bail granted to Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut and his brother Pravin Raut. The Sessions Court had rejected the stay on execution of the bail order earlier today.
@dir_ed @rautsanjay61 #bombayhighcourt Image
ASG mentions the case before Justice Bharathi Dangre

ASG: We are seeking stay on execution of bail

Court : Under what provision ?

ASG : Under section 482 CrPc and Article 226 of Constitution
Court: I have not looked into the order on and what grounds the bail was granted. I do not know the ground you are seeking bail.
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Single judge Justice CV Bhadang of #BombayHighCourt unable to complete judgment in appeal by Salman Khan against neighbour in defamation suit.

Justice Bhadang: Unfortunately I am unable to complete the judgement. I tried my level best till last evening also. But unfortunately there was vacation and then administrative work, and I had other assignments. I will have to list this as part heard.
Justice Bhadang: I understand the apprehension of the parties and that substantial time and efforts went into this. I would have loved to decide this case either way. Unfortunately this came at the fag end of my career.
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Advocate Mathews Nedumpara
mentions the petition before the division bench of J. Gangapurwala and Justice Laddha
Advocate Nedumpara: Everyone needs a break, lawyers and judges both.

#BombayHighCourt #vacation
Bench : The calender is published in November 2021 and you are aware of it

#BombayHighCourt #vacation
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Bench : Are you appearing in person?

Bench - You have to get permission from the registrar for appearing in person
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#Breaking Bombay High Court adjourns hearing on plea seeking criminal prosecution against former Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray for allegedly dispproportionate assets for petitioner to clear office objections by registry.

@OfficeofUT #BombayHighCourt
Bench of Justices SV Gangapurwala and RN Ladhha asked the petitioner, Gauri Bhide, appearing in person to “first clear out office objections, and when the objections are removed and petition is ready, the same will be taken up for hearing”.

#BombayHighCourt #UddhavThackeray
Two weeks have been granted to clear out objections, and the matter has been posted for hearing on November 16.

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PIL states that during the lockdown and Corona period, when the entire print media in India was facing heavy losses, the company ‘Prabodhan Prakashan Pvt. Ltd.’, owned by Thackeray family, showed Turnover of 42 Crores and profit of Rs.11.5 Crores.
The petitioner has stated that "It seems it’s a clear case of turning the black money into white one."
The petition alleges that the PIL is filed for the purpose of exposing the huge money laundering and indiscriminate corruption played by the persons holding very high places as public servants.
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Bombay High Court is hearing the plea filed by Rutuja Latke seeking directions to BMC to accept her resignation so that she can contest Maharashtra byelections.

#BombayHighCourt @mybmc #AndheriEastBypoll
Sr Adv Vishwajeet Sawant for Latke stated that BMC had an idea that Latke wanted to resign on Sept 2, 2022. On Sept 29, she was informed that she cannot resign. On October 3, the Election Commission of India declared elections. Same day she formally resigned.
Sawant: Last date for filing nomination is October 14.
Just because of my contesting elections some political view is taken of it.
If there is voluntary resignation, there is nothing pending against me, you have accepted but not given formal acceptance of the same.
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Bombay High Court is hearing plea by BJP leader Kirit Somaiya seeking quashing of his own FIR on the ground that it was not properly recorded and not at his instance.

@KiritSomaiya @MumbaiPolice #BombayHighCourt
Court: You want to quash your own FiR?

Lawyer from Law Counsellors for Somaiya: At the first instance, the information which I gave is not recorded by the police officer.

Court: These entire prayers then will not come before us.

Court: Quashing of own FIR, transfer to CBI, and then initiate departmental enquiry? What is this?

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Bombay High Court hearing PIL seeking banning advertisements of non-vegetarian foods.

CJ: First of all, tell us is it within our jurisdiction? you are asking High Court to frame rules and guidelines to ban something. HC being an organ of the state cannot state what is to be enacted.
It is for the legislation to decide.

CJ: As High Court we can only intervene when there is infringement of any right.

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