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Bombay Court upholds Hawkers’ rights to Livelihood

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Bombay Court upholds Hawkers’ rights to Livelihood

Bombay (Mumbai): The Bombay High Court on Wednesday (November 1) ruled that hawkers in the city can operate outside the radius of 150 meters of hospitals, railway stations, educational institutions and religious places. The Bombay High Court also ordered that the hawkers would not be allowed anywhere in the city except for designated hawking zones. […]

BMC employs senior lawyers for petty matters: Court

BMC employs senior lawyers for petty matters: Court

Bombay: The Bombay High court is furious. Irked by the “lackadaisical response” of the BMC (Municipal Corporation) lawyers in “several important” cases, the Bombay High Court has directed the civic body to explain the logic it employs for leaving these cases to “not-so-capable” advocates while engaging services of “senior counsel for petty matters”. The court […]

Bombay HC junks  ban on meat sale on Mahavir Jayanti

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Bombay HC junks ban on meat sale on Mahavir Jayanti

Bombay (Mumbai): Amid the ongoing hearing by a Bombay High Court bench of a plea against the ban on meat sale during Jain festivals since 2015, another bench recently quashed a 14-year-old bar against mutton vending during Mahavir Jayanti. Government counsel Hiten Venegaonkar gave this information about Justice A S Oka quashing the 14-year-old government’s […]

Harassment for loan repayment = abetment of suicide: Bombay  HC

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Harassment for loan repayment = abetment of suicide: Bombay HC

Bombay (Mumbai) : Rejecting discharge pleas of two money lenders, the Bombay High Court has said that continuous verbal and physical abuse and repeated demand for return of money amounts to abetment of suicide. (April 2) Justice A M Badar was recently hearing a petition filed by Gurunath Gawli and Sangita Gawli, both licensed money […]