Former Mumbai top cop, Param Bir Singh moves Bombay HC: Seeks CBI probe against Deshmukh

Mumbai, Mar 25: Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh filed a petition in the Bombay High Court seeking a CBI probe against Maharashtra Home Minister, Anil Deshmukh.

In his petition, he has challenged his transfer as Mumbai Police commissioner also. He moved the Bombay HC after the Supreme Court directed him to do so. Singh had sought an “impartial and fair” CBI probe into alleged corrupt malpractices of Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh.

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SC won’t interfere with Bombay HC order allowing women into inner sanctum of Haji Ali Dargah

haji-ali-647_020916015102New Delhi, Oct 24: The Supreme Court on Monday said that it will not interfere with the order of the Bombay High Court which had permitted the entry of women into the sanctum sanatorium of the Haji Ali Dargah at Mumbai. The Supreme Court passed this order after recording the submissions made by the Haji Ali Dargah Trust.

On the last date of hearing, the SC had stayed the Bombay High Court order while directing the trust to do some secular introspection and come up with a progressive stand on women’s entry into the Dargah.

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