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Bombay High Court: Students who Complete their Medical Education from State Run or Civic Medical Colleges by Paying Subsidised Fees Must Perform Public Service

The Bombay High Court in the matter Dr. Vinod Shankarlal Sharma and 61 Ors. v. The State Of Maharashtra and Anr., (Writ Petition (L) No. 1862 of 2012) upheld the validity of the Government Resolution requiring super specialty degree holder … Continue reading

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Adopted Child has No Right to Property of Biological Father

By Anurag Gupta, Associate The Bombay High Court in the matter Shri Somanath Radhakrishna More v. Smt. Ujjawala Sudhakar Pawar & Ors. (Second Appeal no. 1060 of 2005) has held that a child given away in adoption cannot claim any right in the property of his biological father. The ruling was … Continue reading

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Absolute Duty to Record First Information of Cognizable Offence

By Krushi N. Barfiwala, Senior Associate The Division Bench of the High Court of Judicature at Bombay while disposing of a Writ Petition filed under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, 1950 pointed out and abundantly clarified that the … Continue reading

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Hon’ble Bombay High Court: Accused has no Inherent Right to Appeal against Conviction

By Anurag Gupta, Associate In a significant ruling, the Bombay High Court in the matter between in Kumar J. Sujan  v. The State of Maharashtra (Criminal Writ Petition No. 2903 of 2011) has held that an accused does not have an inherent right of appeal against his conviction and the same has … Continue reading

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Bombay High Court – Income-Tax officials face High Court flak for pursuing Fiat case despite Transfer

By Anurag Gupta, Associate The Bombay High Court, in Fiat India Automobiles Limited v. ACIT,  (Writ Petition No. 8657 of 2012), on 16th October, 2012 admonished an Income-Tax Commissioner in Mumbai and an Income-Tax Assistant Commissioner for their ‘deplorable’ and … Continue reading

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Bombay High Court Declares two Sections of the Hindu Succession Act as Unconstitutional

By Anurag Gupta, Associate In a major ruling, the Bombay High Court in Mamta Dinesh Vakil v. Bansi S. Wadhwa (Testamentary Suit No. 86 of 2000 and Testamentary Suit No. 48 of 2005) on 6th November, 2012 declared two Sections of the Hindu Succession Act, 1956 (“HSA”) unconstitutional on grounds of discrimination between … Continue reading

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