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  • 6 months' cooling period a must before granting divorce: Bombay high court

    A cooling period of six months is a must for a couple before they are granted divorce, even after signing the consent terms, observed the Bombay high court in a recent case. The court was hearing an appeal filed by a woman challenging an order of the family court saying that she was under pressure...

    Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 6:05am
  • Man to spend 3 months in jail for hoarding sugar 19 years ago

    A man will have to spend three months in jail for violating provisions of the Essential Commodities Act 19 years ago, in 1995, and storing 22 quintals of sugar, which was not allowed then. Justice AIS Cheema of the Aurangabad bench of Bombay high court upheld conviction of Ashok Ahuja, 56, and also...

    Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 5:40am
  • Bombay high court asks risk firm to pay Rs9 lakh plus 6 % interest since 1988

    The Bombay high court has directed an insurance company to pay insurance of over Rs9 lakh with interest at the rate of 6% per annum from 1988, after observing that there was no fraud committed by the insured.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 5:35am
  • Six months' cooling period a must before divorce: Bombay High Court

    A cooling period of six months is a must for a couple before they are granted divorce, even after signing the consent terms, observed the Bombay high court in a recent case. The court was hearing an appeal filed a woman challenging an order of the family court saying that she was under pressure...

    Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 5:55am
  • Granted the benefit of doubt, three acquitted of murder

    Bombay High Court has acquitted three people of the charge of murdering a man who allegedly had an affair with a woman, who in turn had an affair with one of the accused in 2008. A division bench of justices VK Tahilramani and AR Joshi acquitted Madhu Bhoir, Ramchandra Bhoir and Lahu Jadhav,...

    Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 7:54am
  • 6 months' cooling period a must before mutual divorce: Bombay high court

    A cooling period of six months is a must for a couple before they are granted divorce, even after signing the consent terms, observed the Bombay high court on Friday. The court was hearing an appeal filed a woman challenging an order of the family court saying that she was under pressure while...

    Saturday, 18 October 2014 - 5:30am
  • Bombay high court raps estranged husband for fabricating documents to pay less maintenance

    The Bombay high court rapped an estranged husband for fabricating documents in order to pay less maintenance to his wife and two minor daughters. While dismissing an appeal filed by the husband, justice ML Tahilyani directed the Chattisgarh-based businessman to continue paying Rs1 lakh per month to...

    Friday, 17 October 2014 - 5:55am
  • CBI singled out Ashok Chavan in Adarsh case: Lawyer

    The Bombay high court on Tuesday reserved its order in the application filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) seeking deletion of former chief minister Ashok Chavan's name from the Adarsh housing society scam even as the former minister alleged that he was singled out by the central...

    Thursday, 16 October 2014 - 5:50am
  • Make court fee stamps available at all Bar associations: Bombay high court to Maharashtra government

    Taking action to address the shortage of court fee stamps in state, the Bombay high court on Tuesday directed the government to start counters in the city as well as bar associations in courts to sell the same. A division bench of justices Abhay Oka and Girish Kulkarni has asked the government to...

    Thursday, 16 October 2014 - 5:30am
  • Explain shortage of court fee stamps: High Court

    The Bombay high court has sought an explanation from the Maharashtra government about the shortage of court fee stamps, which are required by advocates and litigants. A division bench of justices Abhay Oka and Girish Kulkarni has also asked the government to give details of the number of stamp...

    Sunday, 12 October 2014 - 6:00am