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bombay hc to resume hearing on pleas of sohrabuddin’s brother, cbi in june


by: pti | mumbai | published: april 25, 2018 5:32:59 pm the bench had completed the hearings on three out of the five pleas.while the change had led to much speculation, the registrar of the bombay high court had termed it as a “routine” exercise. (express photo by pradeep kocharekar/files)related newsthe bombay high court will resume in june the hearing on revision petitions filed by rubabuddin sheikh and the cbi, challenging the discharge of some senior police officers in the alleged fake encounter of his brother and gangster sohrabuddin shaikh.three pleas filed by rubabuddin sheikh and another two petitions filed by the central bureau of investigation (cbi) were left part heard when the assignments of some judges in the high court were changed suddenly in february this year.how...






supreme court asks bombay hc to expedite rera pleas


by: pti | new delhi | updated: september 4, 2017 2:57 pm bombay high courtrelated newsthe supreme court on monday directed the bombay high court to expeditiously decide the pleas challenging the validity of real estate (regulation and development) act (rera) which are pending there.the apex court asked the other high courts where pleas have been filed by builders and others challenging the provisions of rera, to await the decision of the bombay high court before deciding the matters.a bench headed by justice arun mishra passed the order while hearing a plea filed by the centre seeking transfer of various rera-related pleas pending in different high courts to either the apex court or one of the high courts.“we feel it would be appropriate to direct the bombay high court to take up th...






sc asks bombay hc to expeditiously decide rera-related pleas, real estate news,


bombay high court (file photo) new delhi: the supreme court today directed the bombay high court to expeditiously decide the pleas challenging the validity of real estate (regulation and development) act (rera) which are pending there. the apex court asked the other high courts where pleas have been filed by builders and others challenging the provisions of rera, to await the decision of the bombay high court before deciding the matters. a bench headed by justice arun mishra passed the order while hearing a plea filed by the centre seeking transfer of various rera-related pleas pending in different high courts to either the apex court or one of the high courts. "we feel it would be appropriate to direct the bombay high court to take up the matter along with other connected matters pending.






b h loya: issue of judge b h loya's death serious: supreme court


the supreme court today termed as a "serious matter" the issue of alleged mysterious death of special cbi judge b h loya, who was hearing the sohrabuddin sheikh encounter case, and sought response from maharashtra government on pleas seeking an independent probe into it. the top court said, "this matter requires bi-party hearing rather than exparte". a bench of justices arun mishra and m m shantanagoudar asked maharasthra government counsel nishant r katneshwarkar to file reply by january 15. at the outset, senior advocate dushyant dave, representing bombay lawyers association, said the high court is seized of the matter and the apex court should not hear the pleas. "the bombay high court is seized of the matter and in my opinion the supreme court sh...






sc asks bombay hc to expeditiously decide rera-related pleas


the apex court asked the other high courts where pleas have been filed by builders and others challenging the provisions of rera, to await the decision of the bombay high court before deciding the matters






judge loya death case: sc takes over bombay hc cases, bars hcs from entertaining


by: express web desk | new delhi | updated: january 22, 2018 2:53 pm special cbi judge b h loya (file)the supreme court on monday ordered no high courts shall hear petitions related to the death of judge loya while transferring petitions pending before the bombay high court to itself. these petitions will be taken up along with the other pleas before the sc.the directives came while the court was hearing two petitions, filed by congress leader tehseen poonawalla and maharashtra journalist b s lone, which sought an independent probe into the death of the judge.the three-judge bench, headed by chief justice of india dipak misra and comprising justices am khanwilkar and dy chandrachud, fixed the next date of hearing on february 2.during the hearing today, the maharashtra government pro...






sohrabuddin encounter case: bombay hc questions cbi on protection of witnesses


by: express news service | mumbai | published: february 12, 2018 5:34 pm bombay high court (express photo by pradeep kocharekar/files)related newsthe bombay high court monday questioned the cbi on the protection being provided to witnesses of the alleged sohrabuddin encounter case while taking into consideration that many witnesses had turned hostile in the matter. ” what protection are you providing to witnesses. some of them have turned hostile. is this the seriousness with which cbi is conducting the trial?” questioned justice revati mohite-dere.the court was hearing petitions filed by sohrabuddin’s brother rubabuddin challenging the discharge of former deputy inspector-general of gujarat d g vanzara, rajasthan ips officer dinesh m n, and gujarat ips officer rajkumar pandiyan...






sohrabuddin encounter case: witnesses are turning hostile, what protection, bomb


written by ruhi bhasin | mumbai | updated: february 13, 2018 7:05 am bombay high court (express photo by pradeep kocharekar/files)related newsnoting that several witnesses have turned hostile during trial in the alleged fake encounter cases of sohrabuddin sheikh and tulsiram prajapati, the bombay high court monday asked the cbi what protection has been provided to prosecution witnesses.“is this the seriousness with which the cbi is conducting the trial,” justice revati mohite-dere remarked.she was hearing three applications filed by sohrabuddin’s brother rubabuddin, challenging the discharge of former dig of gujarat d g vanzara, rajasthan ips officer dinesh m n and gujarat ips officer rajkumar pandiyan, along with two applications filed by the cbi, challenging the discharge ...






loya case: change of roster in bombay high court a routine affair, says sc


by: pti | new delhi | published: march 5, 2018 9:43 pm the bench is hearing batch of pleas including those filed by congress leader tehseen poonawala and maharashtra-based b s lone seeking an independent probe into loya’s death in 2014. (express photo by tashi tobgyal)the supreme court on monday said questions should not be raised over the change in the judge hearing the sohrabuddin sheikh fake encounter case in bombay high court, as the change in the roster was a “routine” affair which is in accordance with the established tradition there. the apex court said this after the bombay lawyers’ association, which has filed a petition seeking independent probe into the alleged mysterious death of special cbi judge b h loya, argued that it was a deliberate attempt to remove justice ...






bombay hc begins hearing pleas against new real estate law, real estate news, et


bombay high court (file photo)mumbai: the bombay high court on monday began hearing a clutch of petitions challenging constitutional validity of provisions of the new real estateregulatory law with developers questioning its retroactive application on prior agreements in pending projects and the lack of a judicial mind to head the authority among other issues that vex them.the central legislation, real estate (regulation and development) act (rera) to bring “transparency and efficiency’’ in real estate, drew challenges across states, with builders petitioning courts in nagpur, mp and elsewhere. dismissing a transfer plea filed by the centre, the supreme court in september entrusted bombay high court to be the first to decide on rera. more than nine petitions, including by big builder...






sohrabuddin case: bombay hc seeks chart of discharged cops, charges


by: pti | mumbai | published: january 29, 2018 5:21 pm bombay high court (express photo by pradeep kocharekar/files)related newsthe bombay high court on monday asked the cbi to submit a chart giving names of police officers whose discharge from the sohrabuddin shaikh encounter case has been challenged, and the roles ascribed to them in the charge sheet.justice revati mohite-dere also said that she would hear the petitions filed by shaikh’s brother rubabuddin shaikh and the central bureau of investigation challenging the discharge of some of the accused on a daily basis.“give a chart…containing the names of those whose discharge has been challenged, the charges and sections imposed by the cbi (against them) in the charge sheet,” the judge said. the hearing will begin from febru...






why trial court order in sohrabuddin case was not challenged, bombay hc asks cbi


by: pti | mumbai | published:september 29, 2017 7:43 pm bombay high courttop newsthe bombay high court today asked the central bureau of investigation why it had not challenged the trial court orders discharging senior ips officers in the alleged fake encounter case of sohrabuddin sheikh and tulsiram prajapati.hearing a revision application filed by sohrabuddin’s brother rubabuddin sheikh, challenging the trial court orders of discharge, justice revati mohite-dere said the cbi should be “equally aggrieved” with the trial court’s order.she asked the probe agency whether it was planning to challenge the trial court orders of august 2016 and august 2017 discharging ips officers rajkumar pandiyan, d g vanzara, and dinesh m n.justice mohite-dere also instructed the cbi counsel to r...






bombay hc orders jvpd properties to refund home buyers' money, real estate news,


bombay high court (file photo)the bombay high court on thursday came to the rescue of thousands of home buyers, who have their hard-earned money in housing projects promoted by diipesh bhagtani and his father lakshman bhagtani of jvpd properties, when it told the developer in no uncertain terms that he should refund the money taken from investors in bhagtani riyo in mira road and bhagtani serenity in powai with immediate effect or the court will vacate the pre-arrest interim protection he has been enjoying since september.after justice am badar recused himself from hearing the two anticipatory bail pleas filed by diipesh bhagtani on november 15, the matter came up for hearing before justice anuja prabhudesai on thursday. after hearing senior advocates mahesh jethmalani and ashok mundargi,






sohrabuddin case: bombay high court says not getting enough assistance from cbi


by: pti | mumbai | published: february 21, 2018 9:34 pm the cbi’s conduct had irked the bombay high court on previous occasions as well.related newsalmost two weeks after it began day-to-day hearing on petitions challenging the discharge of police officials in the sohrabuddin shaikh encounter case, the bombay high court today said that the cbi had failed to adequately assist it due to which it was still unclear on the agency’s overall case.justice revati mohite-dere said the cbi had failed to put all evidence on record including the prima facie evidence against those discharged to assess whether the same warranted that they be discharged from the case.“it is the primary duty of a prosecuting agency to place all evidence on record before the court. however, in this case, despite ...






discharge of 3 police officers in sohrabuddin encounter case: new judge to hear


by: express news service | mumbai | published: march 16, 2018 10:26 am sohrabuddin, an alleged gangster who the police said had terror connections, and his wife kausar bi were allegedly abducted and killed by a team of gujarat and rajasthan police in december 2005.related newsa new judge of the bombay high court is likely to hear revision applications filed by rubabuddin shaikh, challenging the discharge of three senior police officers accused in the alleged fake encounter of sohrabuddin shaikh, on march 22.before the change in judges’ assignment, justice revati mohite-dere was hearing three applications filed by rubabuddin, challenging the discharge of former deputy inspector-general of gujarat d g vanzara, dinesh m n and rajkumar pandiyan, along with two applications filed by the ...






sohrabuddin encounter: did not appeal against three ips officers’ discharge, say


by: express news service | mumbai | published: january 16, 2018 2:17 am the special cbi court had discharged the officials on the ground that the cbi had failed to get prior sanction or special permission to prosecute them. during an earlier hearing, justice mohite-dere had questioned whether lack of sanction alone could be adequate reason to warrant an accused person’s discharge.  (representational image)related newsthe central bureau of investigation (cbi) monday informed the bombay high court that it had not filed any appeal challenging the discharge of senior ips officers in the sohrabuddin shaikh encounter case. the court was hearing an application by shaikh’s brother challenging the discharge of these officers. additional solicitor general anil singh and cbi counsel sandesh...






why is police complaint authority not functional, hc asks government


by: pti | mumbai | published:april 17, 2017 4:59 pm bombay high court. (file photo)the bombay high court on monday ordered the maharashtra government to submit details of the police complaint authority set up at state and district levels and asked as to why they were not yet functional. a division bench of justice r v more gave the directions while hearing a bunch of pleas alleging lack of an institutional mechanism for redressal of grievances against police officers. the court, on the last hearing, had rapped the state government for its failure in making the police complaint authority functional despite all its infrastructure being in place and the members having been appointed.on the court’s direction, the state home department’s principal secretary monday appeared before the b...






sohrabuddin killing case: will oppose petition challenging discharge of amit sha


written by ruhi bhasin | mumbai | updated: january 24, 2018 7:30 am a division bench of justices s c dharmadhikari and bharti dangre posted the matter for further hearing on february 13. (file)related newsthe cbi informed the bombay high court tuesday that it will oppose a public interest litigation filed against the agency’s decision not to challenge a lower court order discharging bjp president amit shah in the sohrabuddin sheikh alleged fake encounter case.meanwhile, hearing a petition filed by an association of mumbai lawyers that also seeks records from the hc administrative committee on why the cbi judge initially assigned to conduct the trial was transferred, justice s c dharmadhikari said, “we leave it to the petitioner but we feel the institution (hc) should be kept o...






sohrabuddin killing case: will oppose petition challenging discharge of amit sha


written by ruhi bhasin | mumbai | published: january 24, 2018 4:15 am a division bench of justices s c dharmadhikari and bharti dangre posted the matter for further hearing on february 13. (file)related newsthe cbi informed the bombay high court tuesday that it will oppose a public interest litigation filed against the agency’s decision not to challenge a lower court order discharging bjp president amit shah in the sohrabuddin sheikh alleged fake encounter case.meanwhile, hearing a petition filed by an association of mumbai lawyers that also seeks records from the hc administrative committee on why the cbi judge initially assigned to conduct the trial was transferred, justice s c dharmadhikari said, “we leave it to the petitioner but we feel the institution (hc) should be kept...






gag order in sohrabuddin trial: bombay high court to hear scribes’ plea


by: pti | mumbai | published: january 19, 2018 6:01 pm file photo sohrabuddin shaikh and his wiferelated newsthe bombay high court on friday issued notices to the cbi and the accused in the sohrabuddin shaikh encounter case on two petitions filed by journalists against the trial court’s ban on reporting the proceedings. justice revati mohite-dere will hear the petitions on january 23.when the petitions came up for hearing today, cbi lawyer sandesh patil said the investigative agency has “no stand” on the issue. “we are neutral. we leave it to the court to decide,” he said. one of the petitions has been filed by the brihanmumbai union of journalists, and the other by nine court reporters of various national dailies and news channels.on november 30, 2017, a few days before day...






cbi fabricated evidence in sohrabuddin case: mahesh jethmalani in high court


by: pti | mumbai | published: february 23, 2018 7:49 pm lawyer mahesh jethmalani. (express archive)related newssenior lawyer mahesh jethmalani, arguing for ips officer rajkumar pandian who was discharged by the trial court in the sohrabuddin shaikh alleged fake encounter case, today alleged before the bombay high court that the cbi had fabricated evidence.the high court is hearing petitions filed by the central bureau of investigation (cbi) and rubabuddin shaikh, sohrabuddin’s brother, challenging the discharge of five of the 14 accused police officers in the case.jethmalani today claimed that statements of several prosecution witnesses were contradictory.as per the cbi, sohrabuddin, his wife kausar bi and his aide tulsiram prajapati were abducted and brought to a guest house in ahm...






mumbai hc judge hears pleas till 3.30 am to clear backlog


by: pti | mumbai | published: may 5, 2018 2:11:06 pm justice shahrukh j kathawalla presided over a packed courtroom till 3.30 am, hearing arguments and passing orders on petitions.related newswhile most judges in the bombay high court tried to wrap up the pending matters and urgent hearings by 5 pm yesterday, the last working day before the summer break, one judge presided over his court until the wee hours today, hearing pleas that sought urgent interim reliefs.justice shahrukh j kathawalla presided over a packed courtroom till 3.30 am, hearing arguments and passing orders on petitions.“the courtroom was packed with senior counsels, lawyers and litigants, whose matters were being heard. there were over 100 civil petitions that had sought urgent interim reliefs,” a senior counsel,...






harassment for loan repayment amounts to abetment of suicide: bombay hc


by: pti | mumbai | published:april 2, 2017 3:34 pm bombay high court. (file photo)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. justice am badar was recently hearing a petition filed by gurunath gawli and sangita gawli, both licensed money lenders, seeking discharge from a case of abetment of suicide.the duo were accused of assaulting and intimidating umesh bomble, a city resident, and abetting his suicide in september 2014.his wife sunita had filed a complaint against the duo.according to the prosecution, the victim had taken a loan of rs 19 lakh from the accused. when he failed to repay, the duo allegedly harassed him and on various occas...






bombay hc to hear 5,000 cases during summer vacation but half the lawyers won’t


by: express news service | mumbai | published:may 3, 2017 2:36 amwith around 5,000 matters listed for hearing during the summer vacation commencing from may 6, around half the lawyers appearing in such cases have said they will not be available for hearing during the one-month break, said the registrar general of the bombay high court. a decision was taken by the bombay high court in march, after consulting with lawyers, to work during the summer vacation to bring down the pendency of cases.the cases which have been kept for hearing during the vacation period are mostly final hearing matters. according to registrar general mangesh patil, however, in almost 2,400 such cases which were listed for final hearing, the lawyers have expressed their inability to be available during the summer...






sohrabuddin case: lawyers body writes to bombay high court acting chief justice


by: pti | mumbai | published: february 27, 2018 9:51 pm bombay high court. (source: express archive)related newsa city-based lawyers’ body has written to the acting chief justice of the bombay high court, asking her to take urgent “remedial measures” in view of the reassignment of the sohrabuddin shaikh encounter case. the bombay lawyers’ association (bla) sent the letter on the issue to the office of acting chief justice v k tahilramani. in the letter, the bla said the recent change in assignments that resulted in transfer of the batch of petitions challenging the discharge of some senior ips officers in the alleged fake encounter case of sohrabuddin to a new single-judge bench, sent out a “wrong signal” to the public.the association has said such a change in assignment...






sohrabuddin killing case: can trial court gag media, asks bombay high court


by: express news service | mumbai | published: january 24, 2018 4:00 am bombay high court (express photo by pradeep kocharekar/file)related newsthe bombay high court tuesday asked whether the trial court that passed an order restraining the media from reporting proceedings in the sohrabuddin sheikh alleged fake encounter case had the powers to do so. hearing a writ petition filed by nine journalists, including from the indian express, against the special cbi court’s november 29 order restraining the media from reporting the ongoing trial, justice revati mohite-dere asked: “under which provision does the judge have the power to direct the media not to publish? can the court, in the absence of power, pass such an order?”.representing the journalists, advocates aabad ponda and abh...






sohrabuddin sheikh case: cbi court rejects gujarat ips officer’s plea seeking re


by: express news service | mumbai | published: february 11, 2018 5:19 am the cbi had alleged that pandiyan was involved in the abduction of sohrabuddin and was present at the spot of the alleged ‘staged’ encounter.  (representational image)related newsa special cbi court has rejected gujarat ips officer rajkumar pandiyan’s application seeking return of his passport. pandiyan had sought his passport back to attend a police training programme in canada, for which he was nominated by the gujarat police.pandiyan was an accused in the sohrabuddin sheikh alleged fake encounter case and was discharged by the special court on august 25, 2016.  the discharge was challenged by rubabuddin sheikh, brother of sohrabuddin. the bombay high court is currently hearing the case.special judge s ...






sohrabuddin killing case: can trial court gag media, asks bombay high court


by: express news service | mumbai | updated: january 24, 2018 7:37 am bombay high court (express photo by pradeep kocharekar/file)related newsthe bombay high court tuesday asked whether the trial court that passed an order restraining the media from reporting proceedings in the sohrabuddin sheikh alleged fake encounter case had the powers to do so. hearing a writ petition filed by nine journalists, including from the indian express, against the special cbi court’s november 29 order restraining the media from reporting the ongoing trial, justice revati mohite-dere asked: “under which provision does the judge have the power to direct the media not to publish? can the court, in the absence of power, pass such an order?”.representing the journalists, advocates aabad ponda and abhin...






supreme court to hear pleas against article 35 a after diwali


new delhi: the supreme court today agreed to hear after diwali pleas challenging article 35 a, relating to special rights and privileges of permanent residents of jammu and kashmir. a bench headed by justice j s khehar accepted the plea of the jammu and kashmir state government that the pleas challenging article 35 a be heard after diwali. senior advocate rakesh dwivedi and advocate shoeb alam mentioned the matter before a bench also comprising justices dipak misra and d y chandrachud that even the centre has no objection if the pleas are taken up after diwali. "all the pleas will be taken up for hearing after diwali," the bench said. earlier the apex court had favoured hearing of the matter by a five-judge constitution bench in case the article is ultra vires of the constitution or if t..






justice loya death case: sc says matter ‘very serious’, seeks reply from maharas


by: express web desk | new delhi | updated: january 12, 2018 3:16 pm cbi judge bh loyatop newsthe supreme court on friday sought response from the maharashtra government on pleas seeking an independent probe into the alleged mysterious death of special cbi judge bh loya who was hearing the sensitive sohrabuddin sheikh encounter case, pti has reported.  underlining it to be a “serious” issue, the top court also said, “this matter requires bi-party hearing rather than exparte”.a bench of justices arun mishra and m m shantanagoudar asked the maharasthra government to file reply by january 15 when the next hearing will be held.judge loya died in nagpur on december 1, 2014, when he had gone to attend the wedding of a colleague’s daughter. the issue came in the spotlight in no...






sohrabuddin shaikh case: bombay hc likely to hear revision applications on march


by: express news service | mumbai | published: march 16, 2018 3:50 am sohrabuddin shaikh and his wife. (file photo )top newsthe bombay high court is likely to hear revision applications filed by rubabuddin shaikh, challenging the discharge of three senior police officers accused in the alleged fake encounter of sohrabuddin shaikh, on march 22. before the change in judges’ assignment, justice revati mohite-dere was hearing three applications filed by rubabuddin, challenging the discharge of former deputy inspector-general of gujarat d g vanzara, dinesh m n and rajkumar pandiyan, along with two applications filed by the cbi challenging the discharge of rajasthan police constable dalpat singh rathod and gujarat police officer n k amin. justice dere had completed the hearings on three o...






sohrabuddin encounter: bombay hc once again refers to lack of cbi assistance


written by ruhi bhasin | mumbai | published: february 23, 2018 3:55 am gujarat ips officer r k pandian. (file image)related newswith gujarat ips officer rajkumar pandiyan’s lawyer contending thursday that the alleged fake encounter case relating to sohrabuddin shaikh, his aide and shaikh’s wife was a “false case fabricated by the then cbi which was politically motivated”, the bombay high court asked whether this was why “it (the cbi) is not pointing out…(facts).”“what is their duty? are they not supposed to assist and help the court?” asked justice revati mohite-dere.this is the third time that the judge pointed to the lack of assistance from the investigating agency since hearings began almost two weeks ago. the court was hearing petitions challenging the discha...






sc to hear tomorrow pleas for probe in judge b h loya’s death


by: pti | new delhi | published: january 11, 2018 10:29 pm the supreme court. (express photo by tashi tobgyal)top newsthe supreme court on thursday agreed to hear on friday two separate pleas seeking independent probe into the death of special cbi judge b h loya, who was hearing the sohrabuddin sheikh encounter case.a bench comprising chief justice dipak misra and justices a m khanwilkar and d y chandrachud, in the forenoon, took note of the submission seeking urgent hearing on the plea filed by maharashtra-based journalist b r lone for a probe into loya’s death on december 1, 2014.later in the day, another plea filed by congress leader tehseen poonawala on the same issue was mentioned by lawyer varinder kumar sharma for urgent hearing before the bench, which agreed to hear it along...






bhima koregaon violence: bombay hc refuses interim relief to murder-accused trio


by: pti | mumbai | published: may 10, 2018 6:51:02 pm the three accused, who are lodged in jail since january 10, had approached the high court earlier this week seeking bail. (express file photo) top newsthe bombay high court has refused interim relief on a bail plea by three persons arrested in a murder case linked to the violence that erupted during the bicentenary celebrations of the bhima-koregaon battle in pune district on january 1. the three accused, who are lodged in jail since january 10, had approached the high court earlier this week seeking bail.after hearing brief arguments in the case on wednesday, vacation judge bharati dangre said there was no urgency in the matter and adjourned the bail pleas for further hearing next month. according to police, a local resident rah...






can’t give money to ngos to rehabilitate woman prisoners’ children: maharashtra


by: express news service | mumbai | published:june 12, 2017 1:24 am bombay high courtthe state government, in an affidavit filed before the bombay high court, has said it is not willing to provide funds to ngos for initiatives to rehabilitate children of women prisoners. while the government accepted other suggestions made by ngo prayas for the welfare of such children, it told the court that an alternative would have to be found for financial support to carry out welfare measures.a division bench of chief justice manjula chellur and justice n m jamdar was hearing a suo motu petition based on a report filed by prayas, which had pointed out the need to protect children of women prisoners and provide them a safe environment, and made suggestions for this.in the last hearing, the court h...






sc dismisses pleas seeking probe into death of judge loya


lawyer prashant bhushan, one of the petitioners, addresses journalists after the supreme court dismissed the please seeking a probe into judge b.h. loya’s death.new delhi: a three-judge bench headed by chief justice of india (cji) dipak misra on thursday dismissed a batch of pleas seeking an independent probe into circumstances leading to death of judge bh loya in 2014 while he was hearing the high profile sohrabuddin shaikh encounter.holding that there was absolutely no merit in the pleas, the bench comprising justice a m khanwilkar and justice d y chandrachud, said that judge loya had met a “natural death”.justice chandrachud observed that there was no reason to doubt the statement given by the four judges, who were with loya on the last day of his life and had termed his death “...






judge loya pil mentioned in bombay high court


mumbai | published: january 11, 2018 6:54 am related newsthe bombay lawyers’ association on wednesday mentioned before the bombay high court a public interest litigation (pil) seeking an independent inquiry into circumstances in which the death of former sessions court judge brijgopal loya took place in december 2014 in nagpur.the judge was then presiding over the cbi court hearing the alleged sohrabuddin sheikh fake encounter case. as per records, judge loya died of a cardiac arrest on december 1, 2014. the division bench of justices s c dhamadhikari and bharati dangre will hear the matter on january 23.for all the latest india news, download indian express appmore related news






pune techie murder case: supreme court pulls up bombay hc over religion remark


by: express news service | new delhi | updated: february 16, 2018 3:54 am the supreme court. (express photo by tashi tobgyal)related newsreligion cannot be an excuse to murder anyone, the supreme court said as it pulled up bombay high court for some of its observations while granting bail to three accused in the june 2014 murder of pune techie mohsin shaikh.“we have no doubt that a court fully conscious of the plural composition of the country, while called upon to deal with rights of various communities, cannot make such observations which may appear to be coloured with a bias for or against a community,” said a bench of justices s a bobde and l nageswara rao.the court was hearing an appeal by shaikh’s brother against the grant of bail to the accused. allowing the appeal on feb...






judge loya death case: sc likely to decide tomorrow on independent probe | india


new delhi: the supreme court is likely to pronounce its verdict on thursday on a batch of pleas seeking an independent probe into the alleged mysterious death of special cbi judge bh loya, who was hearing the high-profile sohrabuddin sheikh fake encounter case. loya had allegedly died of cardiac arrest in nagpur on december 1, 2014 when he had gone to attend the wedding of a colleague's daughter. a bench comprising chief justice dipak misra and justices a m khanwilkar and d y chandrachud had on march 16 reserved the judgment on the pleas. the maharashtra government had argued in the apex court that all pleas seeking an independent probe into loya's death were motivated and aimed at targeting "one individual" in the guise of upholding the rule of law. it had come down he...






judge loya death case: sc likely to decide today on independent probe | india ne


new delhi: the supreme court is likely to pronounce its verdict on thursday on a batch of pleas seeking an independent probe into the alleged mysterious death of special cbi judge bh loya, who was hearing the high-profile sohrabuddin sheikh fake encounter case. loya had allegedly died of cardiac arrest in nagpur on december 1, 2014 when he had gone to attend the wedding of a colleague's daughter. a bench comprising chief justice dipak misra and justices a m khanwilkar and d y chandrachud had on march 16 reserved the judgment on the pleas. the maharashtra government had argued in the apex court that all pleas seeking an independent probe into loya's death were motivated and aimed at targeting "one individual" in the guise of upholding the rule of law. it had come down he...