PIL

HC seeks Centre's reply on PIL seeking scheme for newborns with birth defects

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought a response of the Centre on a PIL for putting in place health insurance policies and a national programme for management of birth defects to ensure that foetuses with congenital problems are not aborted due to high cost of treating such children.

SC notice to Centre, EC on PIL to ensure maximum voting

The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Centre and the Election Commission on a PIL seeking a direction to them to frame guidelines to ensure that more citizens cast their votes in the polls.

Notice to Centre over `trafficking` of Navy personnel

The Delhi High Court has issued notice to the central government over a petition alleging that various agencies were trafficking technical navy professionals to foreign ships and making them work without proper safety and security.

HC notice to TN Govt on PIL over juvenile homes

Madras High Court has issued notice to Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary and others on a PIL seeking a direction to close down childcare institutions that do not fulfill the registration criteria and violating provisions of Juvenile Justice Act and Rules.

HC declines to hear PIL against UPSC`s decision on preliminary examination

The Delhi High Court on Friday declined to hear a PIL against UPSC`s decision asking candidates not to answer questions in English Comprehensive section of the preliminary examination of the civil services to be held on August 24.

Delhi HC dismisses PIL on UPSC exam issue, asks petitioner to approach CAT

The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed a PIL against UPSC`s recent decision asking civil services aspirants not to answer questions in the English Comprehensive section of the Preliminary Examination to be held on August 24.

HC notice to government on PIL against circle rate hike

The Delhi High Court has issued notice to the city government on a PIL challenging the government decision to hike circle rates for immovable properties.

Delhi High Court ban on e-rickshaws to continue till August 20

The Delhi High Court ban on plying of e-rickshaws in the national capital will continue till next hearing on August 20.

PIL in SC urges Centre to reveal truth about Netaji`s death

Amid reports that the Narendra Modi government is considering to confer Bharat Ratna award, the highest civilian award in the country, on freedom-fighter Subhas Chandra Bose, a PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court urging the Centre to reveal the truth about the great leader`s death.

Ban on e-rickshaws to continue in Delhi, next hearing on Aug 14

The Delhi High Court on Monday refused to lift its earlier order banning the plying of e-rickshaws in the national capital.

LoP issue: SC rejects PIL, says not here to decide political issues

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking that the Leader of Opposition (LoP) status in Lok Sabha be granted to the Congress party.

Come up with guidelines to vacate stay on e-rickshaws: HC

The Delhi High Court Tuesday refused to vacate its order banning the plying of e-rickshaws in the capital until the government comes up with guidelines to regulate them.

Delhi HC refuses to lift ban on e-rickshaws, asks govt to frame guidelines

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday refused to review its earlier order banning plying of e-rickshaws in the national capital.

SC notice on plea for unanimous selection of CVC

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice on a plea seeking that the selection of CVC should be done unanimously and not by majority and in a transparent manner by inviting applications.

Delhi HC to hear PIL on e-rickshaw ban tomorrow

The Delhi High Court on Monday agreed to hear tomorrow a PIL seeking a review of its earlier order banning e-rickshaws in the national capital.

Lucknow murder: Forensic investigation claims victim was gang-raped, say reports

Lucknow or Mohanlalganj rape and murder: Uttar Pradesh Police was left red-faced on Sunday when a forensic investigation report into the murder of a 32-year-old woman in Mohanlalganj area nullified its claims and indicated that the deceased was raped by more than one person.

PIL seeks Leader of Opposition status for Congress in Lok Sabha

The Supreme Court was moved Saturday seeking that Congress leader in Lok Sabha be conferred the status of the leader of opposition as it is the largest party in the opposition as provided under the 1977 law on salary and allowances of leaders of opposition in parliament.

SC notice to EC on displaying candidates photo on EVM

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Election Commission(EC) on a PIL which sought directions for mandatory display of photographs of people contesting elections on EVMs to curb the menace of dummy namesakes.

SC refuses to entertain PIL for CBI probe against TMC MP

The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain a PIL seeking CBI investigation into the controversial remarks made by actor-cum-Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal.

Lucknow rape case: PIL filed seeking CBI probe

A PIL was filed in the Allahabad High Court seeking a CBI probe into the July 16 murder of a woman in Mohanlalganj area here.