Public Interest Litigation

Delhi HC to hear plea seeking ban on Blue Whale game

Delhi HC to hear plea seeking ban on Blue Whale game

The Delhi High Court will on Tuesday hear a plea seeking ban on Blue Whale Challenge game.

Aug 22, 2017, 09:26 AM IST
Sunanda Pushkar case: Delhi court seeks damage report of sealed suite of Leela Palace Hotel

Sunanda Pushkar case: Delhi court seeks damage report of sealed suite of Leela Palace Hotel

Subramanian Swamy on July 6 had filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the Delhi High Court seeking a court-monitored enquiry into the mysterious death of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor`s wife Sunanda Pushkar.

Jul 14, 2017, 17:18 PM IST
Supreme Court to hear plea seeking discharge of cured mental patients from hospital

Supreme Court to hear plea seeking discharge of cured mental patients from hospital

The Supreme Court on Friday will hear the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed, seeking discharge of patients who have been cured of their mental ailments

Apr 28, 2017, 09:20 AM IST

Transport of cattle: Delhi High Court seeks Centre, AAP government reply

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought reply of the Centre and the AAP government on a PIL alleging that cattle meant for slaughter were subjected to cruelty as they were transported in overloaded trucks.

Mar 21, 2017, 15:16 PM IST
Dahi Handi festival: SC to hear Maha govt's plea on human pyramids' height on Tuesday

Dahi Handi festival: SC to hear Maha govt's plea on human pyramids' height on Tuesday

The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear Maharashtra Government's plea seeking clarification of its earlier order concerning the height of human pyramids for the Dahi-Handi celebrations.

Aug 08, 2016, 17:46 PM IST

Police to conduct inquiry on Essar phone tapping, court told

The police have been asked to conduct a preliminary inquiry into a Supreme Court lawyer`s allegations that the Essar Group tapped phone conversations of corporate chiefs.

Jul 11, 2016, 15:37 PM IST
Radio cab company alleges govt inaction to implement fare rules

Radio cab company alleges govt inaction to implement fare rules

With a radio cab company alleging inaction on part of the authorities to implement the rules with regard to fares to be charged by taxis, Delhi High Court on Friday sought a status report from the city government.

Apr 08, 2016, 20:00 PM IST
Muzaffarnagar riots: Allahabad HC to hear PIL challenging Justice Vishnu Sahai Commission report

Muzaffarnagar riots: Allahabad HC to hear PIL challenging Justice Vishnu Sahai Commission report

The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court will on Thursday hear a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) challenging Justice Vishnu Sahai Commission`s report on the Muzaffarnagar riots.

Mar 10, 2016, 09:16 AM IST

PIL filed in Allahabad HC challenging Muzaffarnagar riots' report

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court, challenging Justice Vishnu Sahai Commission`s report on the Muzaffarnagar riots.

Mar 08, 2016, 16:00 PM IST

HC allows amendment in PIL that seeks stay on Guj local polls

The high court bench allowed the petitioner to amend its PIL and kept further hearing in the case for coming Thursday.

Nov 23, 2015, 23:10 PM IST

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.

Jun 29, 2015, 19:30 PM IST

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.

Jun 26, 2015, 19:49 PM IST

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.

Jun 13, 2015, 21:52 PM IST

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.

Feb 25, 2015, 20:28 PM IST

'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.

Nov 18, 2014, 19:53 PM IST

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.

Oct 27, 2014, 22:57 PM IST
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.

Oct 18, 2014, 01:22 AM IST

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.

Oct 13, 2014, 23:25 PM IST

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.

Jul 05, 2014, 01:17 AM IST

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.

Jun 21, 2014, 01:29 AM IST