Shikha Mohini

Bombay High Court Orders Blocking of Hate Video that Threatens Communal Peace

The Bombay HC has ordered officials to take down a hate video shared online. The video is capable of sparking communal violence. Brief Facts of the Case  The Court heard Imran Khan v/s State of Maharashtra on 22nd May. The suppliant...

BMC Assures Bombay High Court, Says will Demolish Unauthorised Temple after Lockdown

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has assured the demolition of an unauthorized temple. It has told the Court that the temple will remain sealed until its demolition. Brief Facts of the Case Mr. Sanjay Avasare, resident of Dharavi had filed a...

Bombay High Court: Quarantine Facilities cannot be used for Preventive Detention or as a Punitive Measure

On 5th May 2020, the Bombay High Court passed an order in the case of Mahendra Singh v. Commissioner of Police & Ors.  It barred the use of quarantine centres to hold people who the police considered as a...

Bombay High Court: Right to Dignity cannot be sacrificed to enforce Lockdown Directives

The Bombay High Court in the case of Sandip Madhu Nair v. State, the Home Dept. & Ors on 8th May 2020 upheld that supremacy of right to human dignity under Article 21 of the Constitution and held that...

Does Right to Health precedes Right to Practice One’s Religion? Supreme Court orders Bombay High Court to decide the question within 2 weeks

The Supreme Court on 4th May 2020 had disposed of a petition under Article 136 of the Constitution, praying for an interim stay on the burial of deceased Muslims infected with Covid-19 in the burial grounds near Bandra West,...

Bombay High Court: Plea requesting a Writ of Mandamus be issued against the Governor of Maharastra; alleges his actions to be Arbitrary

A petition has been filed in the High Court of Bombay under Article 226 of the Constitution against the Governor of Maharashtra accusing him of partiality towards the political party BJP by unnecessarily delaying the nomination of the Mr...

Bombay High Court Refuses To Quash FIR Against Rape Even As Victim And Accused Reach A Mutual Settlement

The Bombay High Court recently rejected a writ petition to quash all charges against the accused even after the accused and the victim had reached a mutual settlement. Facts Of The Case The victim worked as an artist in TV serials...

Bombay High Court: Section 140 (5) of Companies Act, 2013 held Constitutional; Rules in favor of Deloitte and KPMG’s subsidiary BSR Associates

The recent judgement of Bombay High Court in the case of BSR And Associates LLP v. UOI and Anr deals essentially with the constitutional validity of Section 140(5) of the Companies Act, 2013 (hereinafter ‘the Act’). On September 30, 2018,...

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