Law

Tata Motors approaches Bombay HC over disqualification in electric bus tender process

Tata Motors approached the Bombay High Court on Tuesday regarding disqualification in the electric bus tender process.

75-year-old 'Nanaji' gets 5 year in jail for molesting minor

A special court in Mumbai sentenced a 75-year-old 'Nanaji' to five years in jail for molesting a minor.

Mumbai court acquits 2 accused of using loudspeakers during Ganpati procession

A court in Mumbai has acquitted two businessmen who were booked for playing loud music during a Ganpati procession.

Bombay High Court refuses to grant anticipatory bail to school chairman in suicide case

Bombay High court has refused to grant anticipatory bail to the chairman of a school who was accused of abetting the suicide of a class 10 student in Kolhapur.

25 years on, two accused in Gulshan Kumar murder case file appeal in SC

T-Series founder Gulshan Kumar was shot outside a temple in Jeet Nagar in the Juhu area of Mumbai on August 12, 1997. One of the accused, Abdul Rashid Dawood Merchant, has also sought bail in the case.

SC moved against Delhi HC’s split verdict on criminalising marital rape

An appeal has been filed in the Supreme Court against the Delhi High Court’s split verdict on the criminalisation of marital rape.

Centre opposes plea in Delhi HC to live stream proceedings on same-sex marriages

Claiming that the matter is not of national importance, the Centre has opposed the plea to live stream proceedings on petitions to recognise same-sex marriages.

Noida man held for ‘digital rape’ of minor for 7 years. What is digital rape?

A man in UP's Noida has been arrested for the alleged 'digital rape' of a 17-year-old for more than seven years. What is digital rape? Here's what the law says.

8-year-old boy caught smoking, made false sodomy claim: Mumbai court acquits man

A Mumbai court has acquitted a man accused of sodomising a minor boy, noting that the 8-year-old made the claim only after he was caught smoking by his mother.

Age not ground for leniency: Mumbai court convicts 70-year-old for sexually abusing step-granddaughter

A special POCSO court has awarded 7-year jail term to a 70-year-old man accused of raping his 13-year-old step-granddaughter.

Kissing, fondling not unnatural offences: Bombay HC grants bail to accused

Granting bail to a man accused of sexually abusing a minor boy, the Bombay High Court observed that kissing on lips and fondling are not unnatural offences under Section 377 of the IPC.

Mumbai court sentences man to a year in prison for sexually harassing girl

A special court in Mumbai sentenced a man to a year in jail for sexually harassing a Class 11 student in 2016.

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