PIL seeks probe into PM's speech on farmers' suicide, 'scams' in Maharashtra

A Public Interest Litigation has urged the Bombay High Court to order a CBI inquiry into allegations made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a rally here in run-up to Maharashtra assembly elections earlier this month that 3700 farmers commit suicide every year in the state.

PIL challenges additional reservations in medical courses
PIL challenges additional reservations in medical courses

Public Health Organisation, an NGO, has filed a public interest litigation in the Bombay High Court challenging Maharashtra government's decision to provide 16 percent reservation to Marathas and 5 percent qouta to Muslims in MBBS and post-graduate medical courses.

PIL demands disclosure of assets by Thackerays, other leaders

A public interest litigation filed in the Bombay High Court has sought a direction to the Election Commission to ask Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray, his son Aditya and MNS chief Raj Thackeray to disclose their assets in affidavits.

HC disposes PIL alleging encroachment by Congress leader

Gujarat High Court here on Friday disposed off a public interest litigation (PIL), alleging encroachment done by Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee president Arjun Modhvadia and his brother Ramdev Modhvadia in front of their house in Porbandar district.

HC to hear PIL on corruption in allotment of parking lots

The Bombay High Court will hear on June 25 a public interest litigation alleging corruption in allotment of parking lots in the city, along with other similar petitions.

PIL seeks fresh LS polls in Tamil Nadu

A public interest litigation was filed on Monday in the Madras High Court vacation bench seeking fresh repolling for the Lok Sabha in Tamil Nadu.

Water-sharing: Inter-state dispute can`t be dealt by PIL, says SC

The Supreme Court expressed surprise that the water-sharing dispute between two states Haryana and Delhi was sought to be addressed by way of court proceedings on a Public Interest Litigation which amounts to "high-jacking" of the judicial process.

Activist demands CBI probe against Maharashtra Deputy Speaker

Right to Information (RTI) activist Bhimrao Rathod demanded a CBI probe into the assets of Maharashtra Assembly Deputy Speaker Vasant Purke and his family, here on Sunday.

MP scribe dies after consuming poison, Cong seeks CBI probe

Opposition Congress in Madhya Pradesh today demanded a CBI probe into the death of a local journalist who committed suicide after allegedly being threatened by certain officials against whom he had filed a PIL in the High Court for forging caste certificates.

PIL filed against Lalu`s durbar, jail comforts

Jailed former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad is holding a durbar and is meeting a number of visitors, when he is not resting, in a jail cottage that has a separate bathroom, alleges a PIL filed in the Jharkhand High Court.

HC reserves order on PIL seeking action against ATS officers

Bombay HC reserved the order on a public interest litigation seeking probe against police officers, who investigated the 2006 Malegaon blast case in its initial stage.

PIL if Kendrekar does not get joining order: Anjali Damania

Aam Aadmi Party`s Anjali Damania said PIL would be filed in Aurangabad bench of Bombay High Court if District Collector Sunil Kendrekar doesn`t get joining order from Chief Minister`s office.

HC notice to Maha govt on actor Imran Khan’s PIL

The Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra government to file its reply to the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Bollywood actor Imran Khan and his brother-in-law Vedant Malik by April 15.

PIL urges strict security measures at rail stations

The Bombay High Court issued notices to the Centre, Central Railway and Western Railway on a PIL urging strict security measures at local railway stations.

Bombay HC asks Maha to spell out stand on PIL against Sunil Tatkare

The Bombay HC asked Maha Govt to spell out its stand on a PIL filed against senior NCP leader.

PIL filed in SC against FDI in retail

A PIL has been filed in the SC for quashing the Centre`s recent notification permitting FDI in multi-brand retailing on the ground it was illegal.

"Social Justice dept to look into grievances of eunuchs"

The Bombay HC, hearing a PIL on the plight of eunuchs, was informed by the central govt that the Department of Social Justice and Empowerment would be looking into the grievances of the community.

`Not a single legal auto stand in national capital`

This is hard to believe, but there is not a single legally authorised stand for the 55,000-odd auto rickshaws registered in the capital, says a suit filed by an NGO that is working to improve the lives of auto rickshaw drivers.