PIL

Allahabad HC dismisses PIL with a plea seeking check in onion price

 The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday dismissed a Public interest litigation ( PIL ) petition seeking a direction for controlling the hike in prices of onion, pulses and other essential food articles.

PIL challenging appointment of State CIC dismissed

Madras High Court today dismissed a PIL challenging appointment of the state Chief Information Commissioner for reportedly violating a section of the RTI Act, which mandates that the Leader of the Opposition be consulted before it is done.

PIL questions Puri seer's chariot rulings of 2013

The Orissa High Court on Friday issued notices to the state government and Shree Jagannath Temple Managing Committee (SJTMC) on a PIL which questions the propriety of SJTMC in seeking the opinion of the Shankaracharya as to who has the right to climb the chariots during the Car festival and touch the deities.

SC may hear PIL on appointment of CEC, ECs to poll panel today
SC may hear PIL on appointment of CEC, ECs to poll panel today

The Supreme Court is likely to hear the PIL seeking a direction to the Centre to constitute a “neutral and independent committee” to recommend names for the post of Chief Election Commissioner and Election Commissioners on Monday.

PIL seeks ban on release of Salman Khan’s film ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’

A petition seeking a ban on the release of Salman Khan-starrer “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” was on Tuesday filed in the Allahabad High Court.

PIL filed alleging discrimination in compensation to Hashimpura police firing victims

The Allahabad High Court has asked Uttar Pradesh government to file its reply on a petition alleging discrimination in grant of compensation to victims of police firing in Hashimpura locality of Meerut which was rocked by communal clashes in

Delhi HC to hear plea on Chinese 'plastic' rice in India

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a plea alleging that rice made out of plastic, imported from China, was being sold in the country and seeking testing of samples.

SC agrees to hear PIL on appointment of CEC, ECs to poll panel

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a plea seeking a direction to the Centre to constitute a "neutral and independent selection committee" to recommend names for the post of Chief Election Commissioner and Election Commissioners.

SC rejects PIL on 'misuse' of funds for laptops by judges

The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed a plea seeking probe into the alleged misuse of funds allocated for purchase of computers for judicial officers of courts in Delhi.

PIL against 'Mohalla Assi': HC fixes July 6 as date of hearing
PIL against 'Mohalla Assi': HC fixes July 6 as date of hearing

The Allahabad High Court today fixed July 6 as the next date of hearing of a PIL seeking direction against clearance to Sunny Deol-starrer 'Mohalla Assi', alleging that the film hurts religious sentiments.

PIL against 'forcing' Muslim girl students to drink concoction during Ramzan

 PIL against allegedly forcing Muslim girl students of a minority community to drink a herbal concoction at a private school in Tiruchirapalli district during this fasting month of Ramzan, was filed in Madras High Court Wednesday by an advocate.

DNA: All you need to know about Smriti Irani's educational qualification case

They authenticity of Smriti Irani's degree has come under question again after a local court took cognizance of a complaint filed against Union HRD Minister for allegedly giving false information about her educational qualification and ruled that the same is 'maintainable'.

PIL filed against Bharat Ratna awardee Sachin Tendulkar for endorsing brands
PIL filed against Bharat Ratna awardee Sachin Tendulkar for endorsing brands

A Bhopal-based petitioner has filed a PIL demanding surrender of the country's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna by Sachin Tendulkar for continuing to appear in several TV Commercials.

Gujarat High Court directs petitioner to file PIL against tobacco products

The Gujarat High Court Monday directed a petitioner to file a supplementary public interest litigation (PIL) against various tobacco products being illegally sold in the state.

Delhi HC directs closure of unrecognised schools in unsafe premises

The Delhi High Court has directed the city government, DDA and civic bodies here to ensure immediate closure of unrecognised schools housed in premises which may pose threat to the safety of students.

PIL filed against Arunachal govt for misuse of central funds

 A PIL has been filed in the Gauhati High Court against the Arunachal Pradesh government alleging gross misuse of central funds.

HC notice to central and TN govts on PIL on child abuse

The Madras High Court today issued notice to the central and Tamil Nadu governments on a PIL seeking a direction for designating special courts to deal with cases of sexual abuse of children under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012.

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.