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Get instructions from Tamil Nadu government on PIL against Isha: Madras High Court to Government Pleader

The Madras High Court today directed the government pleader to get instructions from Tamil Nadu government in connection with a PIL alleging violations by Isha Foundation in construction around the proposed 112-foot statue of Lord Siva at its yoga centre in Coimbatore district.

SC to hear PIL seeking revocation of India-Pakistan Indus Water Treaty

SC to hear PIL seeking revocation of India-Pakistan Indus Water Treaty

The Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear the petition calling for scrapping of the Indus Water Treaty between India and Pakistan.

Sasikala calls O Panneerselvam a 'traitor', demands Tamil Nadu Governor to call her immediately

Sasikala calls O Panneerselvam a 'traitor', demands Tamil Nadu Governor to call her immediately

AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala Natarajan on Monday hit out at acting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam for being 'ungrateful and power hungry' and said that a conspiracy is being hatched to split the ruling AIADMK. 

AIADMK crisis: Invite Sasikala to take oath as CM, PIL in SC urges Guv; Madras HC questions 'MLAs hostage' claim

AIADMK crisis: Invite Sasikala to take oath as CM, PIL in SC urges Guv; Madras HC questions 'MLAs hostage' claim

Amid the escalating political tension in Tamil Nadu, a PIL was filed in Supreme Court asking the Tamil Nadu Governor to invite AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala Natarajan to form the government within 24 hours.

Jayalalithaa’s last words REVEALED; Sasikala tells AIADMK MLAs in emotional speech

Jayalalithaa’s last words REVEALED; Sasikala tells AIADMK MLAs in emotional speech

AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala Natarajan, who is locked ina bitter power struggle with her party colleague and chief minister O Panneerselvam, has now revealed what were the last words of her close companion and state's former chief minister J Jayalalithaa.

Tamil Nadu power tussle: SC to hear PIL challenging Sasikala's swearing-in

Tamil Nadu power tussle: SC to hear PIL challenging Sasikala's swearing-in

Amid the escalating political tension in Tamil Nadu, the Supreme Court is likely to hear on Monday the plea seeking a stay on the swearing-in ceremony of AIADMK General Secretary Sasikala Natarajan.

Delhi air pollution: Supreme Court to hear PIL today

Delhi air pollution: Supreme Court to hear PIL today

The Supreme Court will hear a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed in relation with the rising level of air pollution in the national capital, Monday.

Poor quality of food being served to BSF troopers: PIL filed in Delhi High Court

Poor quality of food being served to BSF troopers: PIL filed in Delhi High Court

A Public Interest Litigation seeking a status report from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) following a BSF soldier's allegation that troopers were being served poor quality food was filed in the Delhi High Court on Thursday.

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.