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Bombay High Court: Medical establishments to be covered under 2017 Act

The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court on Friday upheld the constitutional validity of the provisions of the Maharashtra Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 2017 under which establishments of medical practitioners including clinics, hospitals and dispensaries, with 10 or more employees are to

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Nagpur advocate files PIL seeking regulation of web streaming services, Bombay High Court issues notice to centre

MUMBAI: Nagpur-based advocate Divya Ganeshprasad Gontia, represented by well-known advocate Shyam Dewani, recently filed a PIL  seeking regulation of the content of 'web series' or other programs which are broadcast directly through the internet. A division bench of Justices Bhushan Dharmadhikari and M G Biradkar issued notices to the I&B Ministry, Union Ministry of

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Use Scheduled Castes instead of 'Dalits' I&B ministry asks television channels

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has asked television channels to refrain from using the term “Dalits, based on an order of the Bombay High Court, which has asked the government to ensure that the term Dalit is not used for referring to the communities included in the Scheduled Castes by

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Bombay High Court, directed the Maharashtra government to make all its websites disabled-friendly

MUMBAI: A division bench headed by acting Chief Justice Naresh Patil directed the state government to update all its websites, make them disabled-friendly and file a status report in three months. Justice Patil gave the order, while hearing a Public Interest Litigation filed by city-based NGO Disability Rights Initiative, seeking a direction to

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Activist Arrest case: Bombay High Court pulled up the Maharashtra Police, for holding press conference

MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court on Monday questioned the press conference by Maharashtra Police elaborating on the evidence it had against activists arrested in connection with the Bhima Koregaon case. The Maharashtra Police on Friday held a press conference and elaborated on the evidence it had against the activists it had arrested. While hearing

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Pharma Co. Guilty In Infringement Case will Donate Rs 1.50 Cr For Kerala Floods: Bombay High Court

MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court has ordered a pharmaceutical company to deposit Rs 1.50 crore as the company was found guilty of infringing on trademark under the Intellectual Property Rights Act. The Court directed  to deposit the punishable amount towards the Kerala Chief Minister's Fund for flood relief work. The company had allegedly

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Kamala Mills fire: Bombay HC asks investigating committee to submit its report on September 10

MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court today asked the committee investigating into the Kamala Mills Compound fire incident to submit its report before the court on the 10th of September. In April this year, the high court had ordered that a three-member committee be set up to conduct an inquiry into the incident that

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Gowaris should be included in ST Community: Bombay High Court

MUMBAI: The Nagpur bench of Bombay Excessive court docket delivered the decision on petitions searching for the standing of Scheduled Tribe. Adim Gowari Samaj Vikas Mandal and some others had moved the Nagpur bench of high court, seeking the status of Scheduled Tribe. The bench, comprising Justice R Ok Deshpande and Justice Arun

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Bombay High Court allows minor rape survivor to abort 24-week pregnancy

Mumbai: Considering the trauma a 16-year-old girl rape survivor suffered with, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday allowed her to terminate 24-week pregnancy. A vacation bench of justices A K Menon and Bharati Dangre passed the order on a petition filed by the 16-year-old girl's mother, seeking permission to terminate her

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