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hc: Ensure govt officials don't ask for stamp paper affidavits

Mumbai, Oct. 19 -- The Aurangabad bench of the Bombay high court (HC) has directed the state to take steps to ensure that the July 2004 notification of the revenue department, remitting stamp duty cha... Read More


'Second wife can't be called legally wedded spouse even if...': HC

India, Oct. 15 -- A man's second wife cannot be called his legally wed spouse even if she was kept in the dark about his first marriage, the Mumbai's high court's Nagpur bench has observed while rejec... Read More


Focus on students, not hotel with liquor licence: Bombay HC to Pune school

India, Oct. 14 -- It is better that educational institutions inculcate students with strong moral values to prepare them to face challenges in life rather than worry about the effect of a hotel with a... Read More


HC: Can't compel tender age girl to have child

Mumbai, Oct. 9 -- Compelling a tender age girl to have an unwanted child may lead to disastrous consequences for the rest of her life not only for her, but for her entire family, said the Bombay high ... Read More


Acid attack victims are entitled to compensation, medical aid, rehab: HC

Mumbai, Oct. 8 -- Emphasising that acid attack victims are entitled to additional compensation, rehabilitative measures and free medical treatment also available to persons with disabilities under pro... Read More


Apply small family rule Uniformly: HC

Mumbai, Oct. 7 -- Aurangabad bench of the Bombay high court (HC) on Tuesday asked the state government to uniformly apply "small family" rule to all government employees, local self government bodies ... Read More


Apply 'small family' rule uniformly: Bombay HC to Maharashtra

India, Oct. 6 -- Aurangabad bench of the Bombay high court on Tuesday asked the Maharashtra government to uniformly apply "small family" rule to all government employees, local self government bodies ... Read More


Extension of judicial custody in absence of the accused not illegal: HC

India, Oct. 5 -- Extension of judicial custody in absence of the accused is not illegal, the Bombay high court has said. The observation came in response to the plea of Mumbai resident Amol alias Avik... Read More


Yes Bank case: Bombay high court rejects bail pleas of Rana Kapoor's wife, daughters

Mumbai, Sept. 28 -- The Bombay high court (HC) on Tuesday rejected bail applications of Yes Bank founder Rana Kapoor's wife Bindu, daughters Radha and Roshini and the then business head of the private... Read More


Refusal to marry no grounds for rape, states HC

Mumbai, Sept. 26 -- The Bombay high court's Aurangabad bench has quashed a rape case against a 33-year-old man saying he cannot be prosecuted for changing his mind after a long relationship and refusi... Read More