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PIL seeks ban on kite flying during Uttarayan in Gujarat

A PIL has been filed in the Gujarat High Court, seeking a ban on flying of kites during the festival of Uttarayan and prohibition on use of crushed glass to sharpen kite strings, saying it is a threat to the lives of humans, birds and animals.

Delhi High Court dismisses PIL for ban on burqa, says it's not public interest matter

Delhi High Court dismisses PIL for ban on burqa, says it's not public interest matter

The Delhi High Court today refused to entertain a PIL seeking a ban on burqas and other face veils in public places due to security threat to the capital, saying it is not a public interest matter.

Can't impose yoga, says SC junking PIL for yoga in schools

Can't impose yoga, says SC junking PIL for yoga in schools

The SC bench told the petitioner to go and persuade the people to practice yoga.

PIL seeks judicial probe into encounter of SIMI activists

"The action of the authorities amounts to violation of human rights and it is an abuse of process of law," the petition said.

SC to hear PIL for making 'Yoga' compulsory for students

SC to hear PIL for making 'Yoga' compulsory for students

An SC bench has agreed to hear on November 7 the PIL that seeks inclusion of Yoga as a compulsory subject in the curriculum.

SC's no to PIL seeking codification of immunities of lawmakers

SC's no to PIL seeking codification of immunities of lawmakers

"The issue is genuine and somebody will have to raise it. But this is not in our domain," a bench of Justices J S Khehar and Arun Mishra said.

The Delhi High Court rejects plea against movie '31st October'!

The Delhi High Court rejects plea against movie '31st October'!

The Delhi High Court declined to entertain a PIL to stop the release of a Hindi film based on the aftermath of the assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

SC refuses urgent hearing of PIL on India-Pakistan Indus Water Treaty

SC refuses urgent hearing of PIL on India-Pakistan Indus Water Treaty

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant an urgent hearing on a PIL seeking declaration of the India-Pakistan Indus Water Treaty as unconstitutional.

PIL filed in SC challenging constitutional validity of India-Pakistan Indus Waters Treaty

PIL filed in SC challenging constitutional validity of India-Pakistan Indus Waters Treaty

At a time when the Centre is set to review the India-Pakistan Indus Waters Treaty, a PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging the constitutional legality of the water sharing accord signed between the two nations in 1960.

Supreme Court rejects PIL on policy to recruit outsiders as PSU bank CEOs

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a PIL challenging the Centre's policy to allow private bank officials to be appointed as Managing Directors or CEOs of public sector banks.

Judges don't need certificates, says SC

Judges do not need certificates from anybody, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said while rejecting a PIL seeking setting up of a "public body", independent of the executive and judiciary, to ensure fair appointment of judges in High Courts and the apex court.

Kashmiri separatists misusing public money for anti-India activities, alleges PIL in SC

Kashmiri separatists misusing public money for anti-India activities, alleges PIL in SC

Advocate ML Sharma filed the plea, which seeks to stop funding on separatists for foreign travel and the government spends other expenses as more than 100 crore on them.

PIL against reality game Pokemon Go for 'hurting' religious sentiments

A PIL has been filed in the Gujarat High Court against developers of the location-based augmented reality game Pokemon Go, alleging it hurts religious sentiments of certain communities by showing eggs in places of worship.

SC junks PIL questioning Justice Lodha panel's nod to new medical colleges

The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a PIL seeking the quashing of three orders by the Justice Lodha-headed Oversight Committee for allegedly arrogating to itself the powers of the central government while granting approval to 25 new medical colleges.

PIL in SC to bar convicts from contesting polls, judiciary

A plea was today filed in the Supreme Court seeking directions to the Centre and the poll panel to debar convicts from contesting elections for life and stopping them from entering judiciary and the executive.

Rising dengue cases: PIL accuses govt of not being vigilant

The PIL was filed by an advocate in the wake of dengue deaths and cases in the national capital.

PIL in Supreme Court for action against cow vigilantes for violent acts

PIL in Supreme Court for action against cow vigilantes for violent acts

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking direction to the Centre and some states to take action against so-called cow vigilantes, who are allegedly spreading violence and committing atrocities against Dalits and minorities.

SC imposes Rs 25K fine on Centre for not responding to PIL

SC imposes Rs 25K fine on Centre for not responding to PIL

"Innocents are dying from haphazardly parked vehicles, protruding rods from trucks and for three years you did not change law or respond,” a SC bench observed.

Bulandshahr rape: HC asks UP govt to file reply on PIL seeking CBI probe

Bulandshahr rape: HC asks UP govt to file reply on PIL seeking CBI probe

The order was passed by the division bench here of justices Amreshwar Pratap Sahi and Vijay Laxmi on a PIL filed by NGO We the People through its general secretary Prince Lenin on August 2.

PIL filed seeking CBI probe into Bulandshahr gangrape case

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition was filed today in the Allahabad High Court seeking directions for a CBI probe in Bulandshahr gangrape case.