PIL

AAP's Ashish Khetan questions source of Bhushans' wealth

Lashing out at his former AAP colleague Prashant Bhushan and his father Shanti Bhushan, Ashish Khetan accused them of running a PIL industry worth several hundred crores and amassing huge wealth.

SC rejects plea against ex-SC judge and PCI Chief

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a PIL seeking registration of an FIR against former apex court judge and Press Council of India Chairman Justice C K Prasad for allegedly passing some inappropriate orders in a civil appeal during his tenure as a judge, saying if such pleas are taken up it will "open dangerous doors".

SC rejects plea to register case against ex-SC judge and PCI chief

The Supreme Court Friday dismissed a PIL seeking registration of an FIR against former apex court judge and Press Council of India Chairman Justice CK Prasad for allegedly passing some inappropriate orders in a civil appeal during his tenure as a judge, saying if such pleas are taken up it will "open dangerous doors".

HC dismisses PIL against Rajinikath starrer 'Lingaa'
HC dismisses PIL against Rajinikath starrer 'Lingaa'

Madras High Court today dismissed as withdrawn a PIL filed against grant of tax exemption to Rajnikanth starrer 'Lingaa'.

Most govt hospitals complying with mortuary guidelines: Delhi govt told HC

The city government on Wednesday submitted before the Delhi High Court that most of the hospitals under its control, except one, are complying with the Centre's guidelines on maintenance of mortuaries.

Dec 16 gang-rape documentary: HC refuses urgent hearing on PIL to lift ban

The Delhi High Court on Monday refused to give urgent hearing to a PIL seeking lifting of the ban on telecast of a controversial documentary featuring an interview of one of the four convicts in the December 16 gang-rape case.

More hospitals and labs for swine flu treatment in Delhi: HC told

The Delhi High Court was on Wednesday informed that 26 hospitals and 11 labs have been designated in the national capital to deal with swine flu outbreak which has claimed 10 lives in the city.

Delhi HC calls for lease deed on PIL against mosque in its premises

Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked its registry to collect and place before it the original lease deed of the court complex to ascertain from when a mosque has been in existence in its premises.

PIL in Allahabad High Court on whereabouts of Rahul Gandhi

A local lawyer on Saturday filed a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court seeking to know the whereabouts of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi who has taken a sabbatical.

Allahabad HC dismisses PIL seeking action against Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti

The Allahabad High Court on Monday dismissed a Public Interest Litigation seeking directions for removal of Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti from the Union Council of Ministers and initiation of criminal proceedings against her for making allegedly communally sensitive remarks at an election rally in Delhi.

Plea in HC seeking directions to Centre,UP to combat swine flu

A petition has been filed in the Allahabad High Court seeking directions for proper and effective measures to check swine flu and other influenza like diseases.

Delhi HC refuses to entertain PIL on live-in relationship

 The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to entertain a PIL seeking directions to the government to keep cases of live-in relationships out of the purview of rape under the Indian Penal Code.

PIL says Cong symbol looks like Police logo: Bombay HC seeks response

 The Bombay High Court has asked the Home Department of Maharashtra Government to respond within a month to a petition challenging allotment of 'hand' symbol to Indian National Congress on the ground that it was very similar to the logo of State police.

Make rainwater harvesting attractive: HC to DJB

The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to make rainwater harvesting "attractive" by giving wide publicity to its benefits including rebate in water tariff.

Delhi HC refuses to hear PIL on govt failure to regulate acid sale

Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to entertain a PIL alleging failure on the part of the Centre and city government to regularise the sale of acid in the national capital, saying the Supreme Court was monitoring the matter on a regular basis.

SC refuses to hear PIL on loudspeaker ban at religious places

Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a PIL that sought ban on use of loudspeakers at religious sites on the ground that they cause noise pollution besides causing communal riots.

Secret fund's misuse by Jharkhand cops; SC refuses to hear PIL

Supreme Court has refused to interfere with an High Court order quashing a notification for CBI probe into alleged misuse and unaccounted withdrawal of huge sums from the Secret Service Funds meant to counter Naxal violence in Jharkhand.

Bombay HC seeks reply as PIL alleges that ex-ministers got land cheap

 The Bombay High Court asked former Maharashtra Ministers Narayan Rane, Chhagan Bhujbal and Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil on Monday to file their responses in two weeks to a petition alleging that they had been allotted land at cheap rates by the government to set up educational trusts.

Allahabad HC dismisses PIL seeking removal of UP Governor Ram Naik

 The Allahabad High Court on Monday dismissed a Public Interest Litigation seeking the removal of Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik for his reported statement favouring construction of a Ram temple at Ayodhya.

Nothing wrong in 'PK', says Delhi HC, dismisses plea
Nothing wrong in 'PK', says Delhi HC, dismisses plea

The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed a PIL filed against Raj Kumar Hirani directed and Aamir Khan starrer film ‘PK’, saying "the film was not offensive".