PIL

'Lifetime ban' on convicted lawmakers? Hearing on BJP's leader's PIL in SC today

'Lifetime ban' on convicted lawmakers? Hearing on BJP's leader's PIL in SC today

BJP leader Ashwani Upadhyay has sought a lifetime ban on convicted and chargesheeted MPs and MLAs from contesting elections.

Dec 01, 2017, 10:55 AM IST
PIL to recruit women in Territorial Army: HC reserves verdict

PIL to recruit women in Territorial Army: HC reserves verdict

"Judgement reserved," a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar said after arguments on behalf of the Centre, the petitioner and the amicus curiae appointed by the court.

Nov 30, 2017, 19:27 PM IST
AgustaWestland scam: SC asks Chhattisgarh govt to produce original files relating to purchase of VVIP choppers

AgustaWestland scam: SC asks Chhattisgarh govt to produce original files relating to purchase of VVIP choppers

The Supreme Court on Thursday took a "serious" note of the Centre's "extreme concern" that various privileged and sensitive documents, including Cabinet notes, which are outside the purview of the RTI law have been forming the basis of PILs.

Nov 16, 2017, 18:49 PM IST
Remove title 'Shahi' from Jama Masjid's Imam's name: PIL in Delhi HC

Remove title 'Shahi' from Jama Masjid's Imam's name: PIL in Delhi HC

The PIL demands the removal of word Shahi from Jama Masjid's Imam's name.

Nov 16, 2017, 13:57 PM IST

Know why a re-probe into Mahatma Gandhi's murder is being demanded

Indian Supreme Court will be hearing a PIL seeking re-investigation of Mahatma Gandhi's murder. But, on what basis this re-probe is being demanded.

Oct 06, 2017, 22:51 PM IST

PIL in SC to bar people from contesting polls from two seats

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking to restrict candidates from contesting elections for the same office simultaneously from more than one constituency.

Oct 05, 2017, 22:51 PM IST
Durga Idol Immersion Case: Calcutta HC to hear PIL today

Durga Idol Immersion Case: Calcutta HC to hear PIL today

The Calcutta High Court on Friday will hear the Public interest litigation (PIL) filed by several lawyers over the ban on immersion of Durga idols after 6pm on October 1 due to Muharram processions.

Sep 15, 2017, 09:23 AM IST
PIL on Srijan scam dismissed by Patna High Court

PIL on Srijan scam dismissed by Patna High Court

The PIL was filed before the CBI took over the probe into the Srijan scam on August 26.

Sep 13, 2017, 17:40 PM IST

MCD schools in deplorable conditions, kids sweeping floors: Delhi HC

Pictures of children sweeping floors and cleaning garbage with brooms in municipal schools here on Monday angered the Delhi High Court, which took the municipal corporations to task asking them whether teaching took place there at all.

Sep 04, 2017, 19:14 PM IST

Delhi HC seeks govt reply on plea to fast-track child custody cases

The court took due note of the absence of guidelines on child rights and the concept of joint parenting and directed the NGO to suggest guidelines on the matter for the consideration of the court.

Sep 03, 2017, 11:28 AM IST
'Lifetime ban' on convicted MPs, MLAs: Supreme Court to hear PIL today

'Lifetime ban' on convicted MPs, MLAs: Supreme Court to hear PIL today

The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ashwani Upadhyay, seeking a lifetime ban on convicted and charge-sheeted Member of Parliaments and Members of Legislative Assemblies (MPs and MLAs) from contesting elections.

Aug 23, 2017, 07:49 AM IST
Gorakhpur tragedy: DM's report reveals children died due to oxygen crisis, holds 2 doctors responsible

Gorakhpur tragedy: DM's report reveals children died due to oxygen crisis, holds 2 doctors responsible

Rautela has blamed Anesthesia Department head Dr Satish Kumar, Principal RK Mishra as well as Oxygen Purchasing Committee President for the heart-wrenching incident.

Aug 17, 2017, 06:52 AM IST

Pioneer of judicial activism Justice P N Bhagwati is dead

As a Supreme Court judge, Bhagwati introduced the concepts of public interest litigation (PIL) and absolute liability to the Indian judicial system.

Jun 16, 2017, 00:09 AM IST

Plea in HC to refer attacks on Tamil Nadu fishermen to ICJ

Fisherman Care, the petitioner, also alleged that the Lankan Navy had all these years violated the 1974 agreement entered into between India and Sri Lanka.

Jun 09, 2017, 16:53 PM IST

Madras HC adjourns PIL against Centre's ban on sale of cattle

When the PIL came up, the first bench of Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice M Sunder adjourned the matter to Wednesday for further hearing.

Jun 05, 2017, 23:18 PM IST
Uttarakhand High Court calls EVM challenge unconstitutional, says hackathon cannot be organised tomorrow

Uttarakhand High Court calls EVM challenge unconstitutional, says hackathon cannot be organised tomorrow

In a big surprise, the Uttarakhand High Court on Friday observed that the Election commission's Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) hackathon challenge that is scheduled to be held on Saturday is 'unconstitutional'.

Jun 02, 2017, 20:18 PM IST

PIL filed against Lalu's sons

The PIL comes in the backdrop of a series of allegations levelled by senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi over land deals by Lalu Prasad's family. 

Apr 20, 2017, 19:32 PM IST

SC seeks Centre's reply on plea for policy on National Anthem, Song

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought response from the Centre in four weeks on a plea seeking framing of a policy for promoting the national anthem and the national song.

Apr 18, 2017, 16:50 PM IST
Kulbhushan Jadhav sentencing row: PIL filed in Delhi HC seeking ICJ intervention to secure his release from Pakistan

Kulbhushan Jadhav sentencing row: PIL filed in Delhi HC seeking ICJ intervention to secure his release from Pakistan

A PIL was filed in the Delhi High Court on Tuesday seeking the court's intervention in securing the immediate release of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has sentenced to death over spying allegations by a military court in Pakistan.

Apr 18, 2017, 12:04 PM IST
PIL challenges AAP govt's education policy

PIL challenges AAP govt's education policy

A plea has been moved in the Delhi High Court challenging the AAP government's education policy under which vocational subjects would replace languages like Sanskrit as the sixth compulsory subject at the secondary level.

Apr 16, 2017, 10:11 AM IST