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 PM Narendra Modi likely to hold key Cabinet meet on rising prices of petrol and diesel

PM Narendra Modi likely to hold key Cabinet meet on rising prices of petrol and diesel

The Congress-led Opposition had observed a Bharat Bandh on September 10 on rising fuel prices.  

Sep 12, 2018, 21:20 PM IST
Has PIL become 'Political Interest Litigation', asks SC judge

Has PIL become 'Political Interest Litigation', asks SC judge

SC judge Justice Arun Mishra said that PILs have been a powerful weapon for the judiciary.

Sep 08, 2018, 22:16 PM IST

Mindless meddling: The anti-business disease of Maharashtra's order on food in multiplexes

Mumbai is struggling in the rain. But the government seems more interested in mindlessly populist meddling with non-essential movie-watching.

Aug 04, 2018, 18:17 PM IST
Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao in soup over temple donations; PIL filed

Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao in soup over temple donations; PIL filed

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao’s temple donation have landed him in a soup. City resident Professor PL Vishweshwar Rao has filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the Hyderabad High Court demanding to know is the money's being spent from public coffers.

Jul 10, 2018, 16:16 PM IST
Anti-Sterlite protest: PIL in SC seeks action against police officials, NHRC probe

Anti-Sterlite protest: PIL in SC seeks action against police officials, NHRC probe

The PIL has been filed by advocate GS Mani, who sought a direction from the top court for registering an FIR against the Collector, SP and other police officials in connection with the deaths linked to the anti-Sterlite protests.

May 24, 2018, 16:42 PM IST
SC dismisses plea for independent probe into Sridevi's death

SC dismisses plea for independent probe into Sridevi's death

A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud dismissed the plea.

May 11, 2018, 11:51 AM IST
CJI removal matter: SC wants Attorney General's help on media gag, Congress sees red

CJI removal matter: SC wants Attorney General's help on media gag, Congress sees red

A bench headed by Justice AK Sikri on Friday sought Attorney General KK Venugopal's assistance on a plea which sought a gagging media from reporting on the CJI's removal matter.

Apr 20, 2018, 12:57 PM IST
SC to decide maintainability of plea for court-monitored probe into PNB scam

SC to decide maintainability of plea for court-monitored probe into PNB scam

Attorney General K K Venugopal sought dismissal of the PIL seeking a court-monitored probe into the alleged scam saying multiple agencies are already probing the matter.

Apr 09, 2018, 13:44 PM IST
Ram Sethu will not be damaged for Sethusamudram project: Centre tells SC

Ram Sethu will not be damaged for Sethusamudram project: Centre tells SC

 The Union Ministry of Shipping today informed the Supreme Court that Ram Sethu will not be touched for its Sethusamudram Ship Channel project.

Mar 16, 2018, 13:06 PM IST
Declare nikah halala as rape and polygamy an offence: PIL in SC

Declare nikah halala as rape and polygamy an offence: PIL in SC

The PIL has been filed by lawyer and political activist Ashwini Upadhyay.

Mar 05, 2018, 22:05 PM IST
PNB fraud: Centre opposes PIL seeking SIT probe; SC fixes plea for hearing on March 16

PNB fraud: Centre opposes PIL seeking SIT probe; SC fixes plea for hearing on March 16

The plea has asked for a SIT to probe the banking fraud, allegedly involving billionaire jewellers Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi.

Feb 21, 2018, 12:48 PM IST
More powers to EC: Supreme Court seeks Centre's response to BJP leader's plea

More powers to EC: Supreme Court seeks Centre's response to BJP leader's plea

A plea had sought a direction from the top court for giving more powers to the Election Commission. 

Feb 19, 2018, 16:37 PM IST
Before changing master plan, consider its impact on environment: High Court to Delhi authorities

Before changing master plan, consider its impact on environment: High Court to Delhi authorities

Before making any change to the city's master plan, policymakers should consider its possible impact on the environment as well as the burden it would impose on civic amenities, the Delhi High Court has said.

Feb 18, 2018, 10:44 AM IST
PILs in Supreme Court for strict population control measures

PILs in Supreme Court for strict population control measures

Three separate petitions have been filed in the Supreme Court seeking a direction to the Centre to ensure strict population control measures by adopting a two-child policy and reward or punish those who adhere or fail to follow it.

Feb 18, 2018, 10:14 AM IST
PIL in SC calls for adopting 'two-child' policy, promoting family planning

PIL in SC calls for adopting 'two-child' policy, promoting family planning

The petition also urged the government to promote family planning and to motivate people to follow two-child policy.

Feb 12, 2018, 19:29 PM IST
'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

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