PIL seeks ACB probe into Rs 206-cr purchase scam in Maharashtra

A petition in the Bombay High Court on Monday sought a probe by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) into the Rs 206-crore procurement 'scam' related to Women and Child Development Department headed by Maharashtra Minister Pankaja Munde.

HC gives 2 weeks to state on PIL regarding law to run casinos

The Bombay High Court on Friday allowed two weeks time to Maharashtra government to file its reply to a public interest litigation demanding that a four- decade-old law which makes it legal to run casinos in the state be brought into force.

Spell out steps to make Godavari clean: HC to Maharashtra

The Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra government to declare within a week what steps it would take to make the Godavari river in Nashik, where Kumbh Mela starts next month, pollution-free and its water fit for drinking.

Bombay HC dismisses PIL questioning separate counters for railway agents

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday dismissed a public interest litigation challenging separate counters for railway agents at the railway booking offices.

'Ready to be prosecuted if charge against CBI boss is wrong'

Advocate Prashant Bhushan and NGO Centre for Public interest Litigation on Tuesday submitted before the Supreme Court that they are ready to be prosecuted if the information given by them regarding CBI director Ranjit Sinha's alleged misconduct proved to be wrong.

PIL seeks probe into PM's speech on farmers' suicide, 'scams' in Maharashtra

A Public Interest Litigation has urged the Bombay High Court to order a CBI inquiry into allegations made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a rally here in run-up to Maharashtra assembly elections earlier this month that 3700 farmers commit suicide every year in the state.

PIL challenges additional reservations in medical courses
PIL challenges additional reservations in medical courses

Public Health Organisation, an NGO, has filed a public interest litigation in the Bombay High Court challenging Maharashtra government's decision to provide 16 percent reservation to Marathas and 5 percent qouta to Muslims in MBBS and post-graduate medical courses.

PIL demands disclosure of assets by Thackerays, other leaders

A public interest litigation filed in the Bombay High Court has sought a direction to the Election Commission to ask Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray, his son Aditya and MNS chief Raj Thackeray to disclose their assets in affidavits.

HC disposes PIL alleging encroachment by Congress leader

Gujarat High Court here on Friday disposed off a public interest litigation (PIL), alleging encroachment done by Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee president Arjun Modhvadia and his brother Ramdev Modhvadia in front of their house in Porbandar district.

HC to hear PIL on corruption in allotment of parking lots

The Bombay High Court will hear on June 25 a public interest litigation alleging corruption in allotment of parking lots in the city, along with other similar petitions.

PIL seeks fresh LS polls in Tamil Nadu

A public interest litigation was filed on Monday in the Madras High Court vacation bench seeking fresh repolling for the Lok Sabha in Tamil Nadu.

Water-sharing: Inter-state dispute can`t be dealt by PIL, says SC

The Supreme Court expressed surprise that the water-sharing dispute between two states Haryana and Delhi was sought to be addressed by way of court proceedings on a Public Interest Litigation which amounts to "high-jacking" of the judicial process.

Activist demands CBI probe against Maharashtra Deputy Speaker

Right to Information (RTI) activist Bhimrao Rathod demanded a CBI probe into the assets of Maharashtra Assembly Deputy Speaker Vasant Purke and his family, here on Sunday.

MP scribe dies after consuming poison, Cong seeks CBI probe

Opposition Congress in Madhya Pradesh today demanded a CBI probe into the death of a local journalist who committed suicide after allegedly being threatened by certain officials against whom he had filed a PIL in the High Court for forging caste certificates.

PIL filed against Lalu`s durbar, jail comforts

Jailed former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad is holding a durbar and is meeting a number of visitors, when he is not resting, in a jail cottage that has a separate bathroom, alleges a PIL filed in the Jharkhand High Court.

HC reserves order on PIL seeking action against ATS officers

Bombay HC reserved the order on a public interest litigation seeking probe against police officers, who investigated the 2006 Malegaon blast case in its initial stage.

PIL if Kendrekar does not get joining order: Anjali Damania

Aam Aadmi Party`s Anjali Damania said PIL would be filed in Aurangabad bench of Bombay High Court if District Collector Sunil Kendrekar doesn`t get joining order from Chief Minister`s office.

HC notice to Maha govt on actor Imran Khan’s PIL

The Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra government to file its reply to the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Bollywood actor Imran Khan and his brother-in-law Vedant Malik by April 15.

SC seeks Govt response on plea to quash cheque bounce case law

The Supreme Court Friday sought the Centre's response on a PIL seeking quashing of a provision in Negotiable Instruments Act relating to bouncing of cheques, claiming that it was unconstitutional and lakhs of persons, particularly poor were facing harassment.

PIL alleges illegal construction by Essar Oil

The PIL alleges that construction is on without requisite permissions from the district authorities.