PIL

PIL says cos giving vacant land to builders: HC seeks response

The Bombay High Court has issued notices to Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) and 15 companies to respond to a PIL alleging that land obtained by these establishments on certain conditions from Maharashtra Government were being used for real estate development.

Countrymen should file PIL against Kapil Sibal: Ananth Kumar

Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers Ananth Kumar on Wednesday asked countrymen to file Public Interest Litigation (PIL) against former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal for "lying to the country in regard to the loss suffered on spectrum issue".

Delhi HC to hear plea on rising road rage incidents

 The Delhi High Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a plea against the rising number of road rage incidents in the capital, and for direction to the government to amend the Motor Vehicles Act and make "deterrent provisions" on road rage.

Shifting of Ranthambore tiger to Udaipur zoo draws flak from wildlife experts
Shifting of Ranthambore tiger to Udaipur zoo draws flak from wildlife experts

A wildlife enthusiast has filed a PIL at Delhi High Court to protest against the translocation of a tiger at Ranthambore Tiger Reserve to Udaipur's Sajjangarh Biological Park.

Allahabad HC seeks details of measures for hemophilia patients

The Allahabad High Court has summoned senior Uttar Pradesh officials including the principal secretary for medical education seeking details of the measures taken for hemophilia patients.

PIL against gifting sword to leaders, Bombay High Court seeks response

The Bombay High Court has sought response from Ahmednagar District Collector and police on a PIL against presenting of unsheathed swords to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other leaders during Maharashtra election campaigning last year.

NJAC issue: SC notice to advocate for 'irresponsible' PIL

The Supreme Court Friday issued show cause notice to advocate ML Sharma for making "irresponsible" and "scandalous" allegations in his PIL challenging the new law on appointment of judges for higher judiciary, saying "this is not a political platform".

Centre to file reply on PIL seeking awards for 26/11 heroes

The Centre on Tuesday sought time from the Bombay High Court to file an additional affidavit in reply to a PIL demanding Ashok Chakra as well as gallantry awards for officers of various agencies who had fought terrorists during the 26/11 attacks in the city.

Plea in SC for probe into hanging of farmer during AAP rally

Days after a farmer from Rajasthan allegedly hanged himself during an Aam Aadmi Party rally here, a PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking a court-monitored judicial probe into the incident that took place in full public view.

PIL for CBI probe into AIIMS graft aimed to malign govt: Nadda

 Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that a PIL seeking CBI probe into various graft cases in AIIMS raised by the ex-CVO of the institution was "actuated by ulterior motive" to gain political mileage and "malign" the government's image.

PIL on appointment in RS secretary: Delhi HC seeks response from Centre

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought response from the Centre on a PIL questioning the appointment of senior officers of the rank of joint secretary and above in the Rajya Sabha Secretariat.

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.