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Urvi Mahajani

  • Bombay High Court case: is Mumbai university VC using stalling tactics?

    Mumbai university's vice chancellor (VC) Rajan Welukar has sought a clarification about the Bombay high court order which held that the MU made a serious error in shortlisting his name because he apparently did not fulfil requisite eligibility criteria for appointment to the post. Welukar made his...

    Sunday, 21 December 2014 - 5:20am
  • Bombay High Court to hear Metro fare issue plea on January 7

    The Bombay high court on Saturday rapped the Union government and refused to grant it further extension to set up a fare fixation committee to finalise Mumbai Metro fares.

    Sunday, 21 December 2014 - 5:15am
  • Adarsh case: Bombay High Court relief for Ashok Chavan

    In a move that will bring relief to former chief minister Ashok Chavan, the Bombay high court on Friday stayed its earlier order rejecting an application by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) seeking to delete Chavan's name as an accused in the Adarsh scam. Chavan has filed a petition...

    Saturday, 20 December 2014 - 7:30am
  • SIT to probe money-laundering allegations against Chhagan Bhujbal, kin

    The Bombay High Court on Thursday directed formation of a special investigation team (SIT) to probe charges of money laundering against NCP leader and former PWD minister Chhagan Bhujbal and his family. A division bench of Chief Justice Mohit Shah and Justice BP Colabawalla asked the SIT to submit...

    Friday, 19 December 2014 - 6:50am
  • Plea challenges Sanjay Dutt's parole application

    The Bombay high court will hear next week a petition by activist Pradeep Bhalekar, challenging the parole application filed by Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt. The petition has alleged that the jail authorities and state government are giving the actor preferential treatment. Dutt is currently serving...

    Friday, 19 December 2014 - 7:20am
  • Uddhav Thackeray not ready for out-of-court settlement with Jaidev Thackeray, seeks time

    Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray has refused amicable settlement with estranged brother Jaidev over the dispute of late Bal Thackeray's will. Uddhav said Jaidev's allegations against him and his father has caused "lot of bitterness". He, however, sought more time to think over court's proposal...

    Thursday, 18 December 2014 - 7:30am
  • Bombay High Court reserves order on Adnan Sami's plea against compensation to ex-wife

    The Bombay high court on Tuesday reserved its order in an appeal filed by Pakistani singer Adnan Sami, challenging the family court’s decision, directing him to pay Rs 6.4 crore to his ex-wife Sabah Galadari towards repayment, compensation and Meher (money given by husband to wife after marriage)...

    Wednesday, 17 December 2014 - 7:15am
  • Bombay High Court tells developers of Thane project to keep 8 flats vacant till dispute's final hearing

    The Bombay High Court has directed Wadhwa Developers and three others, who have entered into a joint venture to construct a building at Thane, to keep eight flats vacant following a petition filed by five people who had paid the provisional booking amount for one of their projects. Justice Mridula...

    Tuesday, 16 December 2014 - 6:50am
  • Reply to PIL on security concerns over year-long Kumbh Mela: Bombay High Court to Maharashtra government

    The Bombay High Court on Monday directed the state government to file its reply to a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking adequate safety measures in place over fears of terrorist attack and stampede during the next Kumbh Mela in Nashik in July-August 2015. A division bench of chief justice...

    Tuesday, 16 December 2014 - 6:10am
  • Rajan Welukar as Mumbai University's Vice Chancellor: Search panel did not apply mind, says Bombay High Court

    The Bombay high court on Thursday observed that the search committee which had short listed the name of Rajan Welukar as Mumbai University's vice chancellor (VC) made a serious error as prima facie he did not fulfill the requisite eligibility criteria for appointment on the Is Welukar disqualified?

    Friday, 12 December 2014 - 6:05am