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Bombay High Court Stays Government Resolution on Prohibition of Hiking Fees

The Bombay HC recently stayed the State Government's resolution (GR) prohibiting educational institutions from charging a hiked fee for the 2020-21 academic year. This interim stay came as a surprise to the parents. The State will take up the matter...

Producers of Spicy Pitch Seek Injunction Against the Release of Upcoming Episodes in Bombay High Court

On finding out that their Company Logo was removed from the end credits of the show Spicy Pitch, co-producers from Green Goddess Media approached the Bombay HC. They sought an injunction to stop the release of further episodes. The defendants, in...

Maharashtra Students’ Union Write to Bombay High Court Asking for Clarification on Final Year Exams

The Maharashtra Students’ Union (MASU) wrote to the Bombay HC asking for suo moto cognisance in the pending order on final year exams. It highlighted the uncertainty that is causing stress and anxiety among students. They sought clarity on...

Bombay High Court Dismisses PIL Seeking Free Treatment to All Citizens

42-year old educationist and social worker Sagar Jondhale sought directions to the State to provide free treatment to all COVID-19 patients. In his petition, he asked the Maharashtra government to take care of the medical expenses of the infected....

Petition Filed in Bombay High Court By Parents Seeking Cancellation of ICSE, ISC Exams in July

A Parent has challenged, in the Bombay High Court, ICSE’s decision to conduct pending exams for Grades 10 and 12 in July 2020. The parent raised concerns about the safety of the students.  Issue  In light of ICSE’s decision to conduct...

Bombay HC: Maintain Status Quo on Requisition of Redeveloped Properties as Quarantine Centres

Bombay HC ordered MCGM to maintain status quo while demanding buildings for centres. This came about as the owners and occupiers of the properties were rendered homeless. Issue Sahyog Homes Ltd filed the petition, and counsel Nilesh Gala appeared for them....

Bombay High Court Directs Reimbursement Of the Petitioners’ Education and Examination Fees In the CAP Matter

The Bombay HC heard the case of Yash Pramesh Rana & Ors. Vs State of Maharashtra & Ors. It ruled that the Government’s policy to reimburse fees involves bias. This policy affected students of colleges that are part of...

Bombay High Court: All Frontline Workers in Vidarbha Region Entitled to COVID-19 Test

The Bombay HC directed the State Government to test all the frontline workers in the Vidarbha region for COVID-19. The frontline workers would undergo the Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) test. Brief Facts of the Case  An NGO, Citizen Forum...

Bombay High Court rejects Pune Hospital’s Petition to Utilize Money in Indigent Patient Fund for COVID-19 Patients Not Falling Under EWS

Grant Medical Trust Ruby Hall Clinic filed a petition in the Bombay HC. It wished to use funds meant for EWS patients for COVID-19 patients. The Bombay HC rejected the petition filed by the Pune Hospital. Issue The suitor is a charitable...

Bombay High Court: Air India should Comply by Civil Aviation Ministry’s Guidelines for International Flights

A pilot of Air India filed a writ petition in the Bombay HC. A Division Bench of Justice RD Dhanuka and Justice Abhay Ahuja heard the case. It states that the airline disobeyed air travel guidelines issued by the...

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Second-Round Effects of Rent Control Laws: The Argentine Case

Introduction In colonial India, a city had an issue with its cobra population, which was a problem clearly in need...
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Withdrawal of Judges in light of the Principle of “Nemo Judex In Causa Sua”: An Analysis

"Justice, and the arrival of that justice being delivered, is essential to the protection of the guideline of thumb of law. Justice implies - consistency, in technique and result — that is, treating like instances alike;...

Violation of Executive Instructions Cannot Be Sole Ground to Invalidate Transfer Orders: Tripura High Court

In Dr Bithika Choudhury vs the State of Tripura & Ors., a Division Bench consisting of Hon’ble Justice S. Talapatra and Hon’ble Justice S.G. Chattopadhyay...

Case Regarding Anticipatory Bail, Applicant May Be Released Imposing Suitable Conditions: Gujarat High Court

A Single-Judge Bench of Gujarat High Court consisting of Honourable Dr Justice A.P. Thakur had been hearing submissions of the Applicant to release him...

Proof of Infliction of Fatal Injury Not Mandatory for Conviction Under Section 307, IPC: Tripura High Court

In the case of Mamin Miah vs the State of Tripura, a Division Bench consisting of Hon’ble Justice S. Talapatra and Hon’ble Justice S....