PIL

Delhi HC rejects PIL opposing post-poll alliances

The Delhi High Court Tuesday dismissed a PIL opposing the practice of forging post-poll alliances by political parties to gain power on the ground that electors were being kept in the dark about it at the time of casting their votes.

Explain status of Delhi Lokayukta appointment, asks HC

The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the central government to apprise it about the appointment of Lokayukta in the national capital. The post has been lying vacant since June last year.

Delhi HC refuses to hear petition against word `fanny` in `Finding Fanny`
Delhi HC refuses to hear petition against word `fanny` in `Finding Fanny`

The Delhi HC has refused to hear the petition objecting to the word `fanny` in Deepika Padukone and Arjun Kapoor starrer `Finding Fanny`.

Ban 'Finding Fanny' for using 'fanny' word, HC urged
Ban 'Finding Fanny' for using 'fanny' word, HC urged

A petition was filed in the Delhi High Court Tuesday seeking a ban on the release of director Homi Adajania's new movie "Finding Fanny" starring Deepika Padukone and Arjun Kapoor, due to the use of "vulgar word 'fanny'".

PIL on service rule rejected in TN

The Madras High Court Bench here has rejected a plea to declare a provision in the Tamil Nadu State and Subordinate Service Rules, which stipulated that government servants would not be considered for promotiion even if they obtained stay from court on disciplinary proceedings against them, as unconstitutional.

PIL in HC on violation of CRZ norms in Palghar

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the Bombay High Court has alleged violation of Coastal Regulation Zone rules in Dahanu area of the district and prayed for a direction to disallow construction of such structures which are coming up in this belt.

HC admits PIL seeking bravery awards for officers during 26/11

The Bombay High Court today admitted a PIL demanding Ashok Chakra as well as other gallantry awards for the officers, belonging to various agencies, who had fought terrorists during the 26/11 terror attacks in the city.

Court disposes PIL challenging Sonia photos in UPA ads

The Gujarat High Court has disposed of a PIL, filed just before the last Assembly polls seeking removal of Congress President Sonia Gandhi's photos from erstwhile party-led UPA Government's advertisements, on ground that the matter has become infructuous.

CBI segregates PILs on Adarsh scam on the basis of issues

Following a directive of Bombay High Court, the Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday submitted a chart segregating the public interest litigations on Adarsh Housing Society scam on the basis of issues.

HC to hear PIL on appointment of LoP in Lok Sabha on Oct 15

The Delhi High court on Wednesday deferred to October 15 the hearing on a PIL seeking a direction to the Speaker to appoint Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Lok Sabha.

HC seeks Centre's reply on PIL seeking scheme for newborns with birth defects

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought a response of the Centre on a PIL for putting in place health insurance policies and a national programme for management of birth defects to ensure that foetuses with congenital problems are not aborted due to high cost of treating such children.

SC notice to Centre, EC on PIL to ensure maximum voting

The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Centre and the Election Commission on a PIL seeking a direction to them to frame guidelines to ensure that more citizens cast their votes in the polls.

Notice to Centre over `trafficking` of Navy personnel

The Delhi High Court has issued notice to the central government over a petition alleging that various agencies were trafficking technical navy professionals to foreign ships and making them work without proper safety and security.

HC notice to TN Govt on PIL over juvenile homes

Madras High Court has issued notice to Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary and others on a PIL seeking a direction to close down childcare institutions that do not fulfill the registration criteria and violating provisions of Juvenile Justice Act and Rules.

HC declines to hear PIL against UPSC`s decision on preliminary examination

The Delhi High Court on Friday declined to hear a PIL against UPSC`s decision asking candidates not to answer questions in English Comprehensive section of the preliminary examination of the civil services to be held on August 24.

Delhi HC dismisses PIL on UPSC exam issue, asks petitioner to approach CAT

The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed a PIL against UPSC`s recent decision asking civil services aspirants not to answer questions in the English Comprehensive section of the Preliminary Examination to be held on August 24.

HC notice to government on PIL against circle rate hike

The Delhi High Court has issued notice to the city government on a PIL challenging the government decision to hike circle rates for immovable properties.

Delhi High Court ban on e-rickshaws to continue till August 20

The Delhi High Court ban on plying of e-rickshaws in the national capital will continue till next hearing on August 20.

PIL in SC urges Centre to reveal truth about Netaji`s death

Amid reports that the Narendra Modi government is considering to confer Bharat Ratna award, the highest civilian award in the country, on freedom-fighter Subhas Chandra Bose, a PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court urging the Centre to reveal the truth about the great leader`s death.

Ban on e-rickshaws to continue in Delhi, next hearing on Aug 14

The Delhi High Court on Monday refused to lift its earlier order banning the plying of e-rickshaws in the national capital.