Court's power of contempt can't be taken away even by legislative enactment, says SC

The Supreme Court held the chairperson of a non-profit organisation guilty of contempt of court for not depositing Rs 25 lakh fine.

Sep 29, 2021, 14:52 PM IST

How many cars a family owning one flat should have? Check what Bombay High Court has to say

A bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice G S Kulkarni said on Thursday that authorities "should not allow families owning only one flat to have four or five cars if they do not have sufficient parking space" available in their respective housing societies.

Aug 13, 2021, 16:39 PM IST

Allow immediate vaccination of children between 12-17 years: Minor files PIL in Delhi HC

The PIL alleged that the vaccine policy of India has failed to factor in children or parents of children for vaccination and the Centre and Delhi government have also failed to prepare a national plan for including the minors during the present pandemic.

May 28, 2021, 12:21 PM IST

Bombay HC refuses to hear PIL seeking uniform rate of COVID-19 vaccines, tells petitioner to move SC

 The Bombay High Court on Thursday refused to hear a PIL seeking a direction to the Serum Institute of India and the Bharat Biotech to sell their COVID-19 vaccines at a uniform rate of Rs 150 (plus GST) per dose.

Apr 29, 2021, 13:20 PM IST

PIL in Supreme Court for the appointment of regular CBI Director by government

A PIL has been moved in the Supreme Court seeking appointment of a regular Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director by the selection committee of the Chief Justice of India, the Prime Minister and the Leader of Opposition (LoP) as per law. 

Mar 04, 2021, 20:53 PM IST

PIL filed in SC seeking judicial probe into violence during farmers' tractor rally in Delhi

A PIL has been filed in SC seeking a judicial probe into violence during farmers' tractor rally in Delhi. The PIL has been filed by an advocate, who has demanded a judicial probe into Tuesday’s violence and chaos in the national capital. The petitioner has demanded the top court to constitute a three-member panel of retired judges to probe the case

Jan 27, 2021, 11:34 AM IST

Palghar lynching case: CID names 218 new accused, arrests 50; BJP leader Ram Kadam demands CBI probe

In a major development, Maharashtra’s CID has named 218 new accused and arrested 50 of them in connection with the sensational mob-lynching of two sadhus and their driver on April 16.

Oct 22, 2020, 12:00 PM IST

Delhi HC rejects PIL seeking directions to waive off school tuition fee amid coronavirus-induced lockdown

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (August 1, 2020) refused to entertain public interest litigation (PIL) seeking directions to the Delhi government to take steps to waive off the school tuition fee amid the ongoing coronavirus-induced lockdown.

Aug 04, 2020, 13:58 PM IST

SC dismisses PIL seeking ban on Coco Cola, Thumbs Up, slaps Rs 5 lakh fine on petitioner

The top court rejected the petition and imposed an exemplary cost of Rs five lakh on the petitioner and said his counsel has failed to disclose "why two specific brands in particular are chosen to be the target of the proceedings and what the source of his assertions."

Jun 12, 2020, 10:06 AM IST

Ravishankar prasad on PIL

#IndiakaDNA में देखिए PIL पर क्या कहा कानून मंत्री रविशंकर प्रसाद ने

Jun 07, 2020, 14:04 PM IST

Plea filed in Delhi High Court to bring PM CARES Fund under RTI Act

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been moved in Delhi High which seeks to bring the PM Cares Fund under the ambit of Right to Information Act and calls for more transparency in it.

Jun 04, 2020, 16:11 PM IST

PIL filed against Delhi govt’s decision to reopen liquor shops amid coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been moved in the Delhi High Court against Delhi government’s decision to open liquor shops amid coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown. The PIL demands immediate closure of liquor shops in Delhi.

May 06, 2020, 14:23 PM IST

Vidhu Vinod Chopra reacts to petition against 'Shikara'

"Shikara" is set against the backdrop of the Kashmiri Pandit exodus from the Kashmir Valley in late 1989 and early 1990, in the wake of violent Islamist insurgency.

Feb 05, 2020, 13:01 PM IST

Mahatma Gandhi much higher than Bharat Ratna: Supreme Court

Chief Justice SA Bobde observed that Gandhi is the `Father of the Nation`, and the people hold him in high esteem.

Jan 17, 2020, 11:45 AM IST

SC to hear pleas challenging Delhi govt’s odd-even scheme today

A Noida-based advocate has filed a petition criticising the road-rationing scheme for being arbitrary.

Nov 08, 2019, 07:51 AM IST

PIL in SC challenges Delhi govt's odd-even scheme, calls move 'unconstitutional and misuse of power'

The PIL states that the Delhi government's move to implement the odd-even scheme in the national capital is ''unconstitutional and gross misuse of power.''

Nov 07, 2019, 12:14 PM IST

DNA: Non Stop News, 19 June 2019

This segment of DNA brings to you important stories of the day. Watch this video for more info.

Jun 19, 2019, 22:18 PM IST

Sarabjit case: PIL filed in Delhi HC seeking CBI inquiry

PIL filed in Delhi HC seeking CBI inquiry in Sarabjit case. To know more watch the video

Jun 19, 2019, 16:14 PM IST

Salman Khan's 'Bharat' in legal trouble, PIL filed over title change

The film is slated to hit the screens on Eid, June 5, 2019.

May 31, 2019, 11:38 AM IST

PIL filed in Allahabad HC against NYAY scheme, notice issued to Congress

The court also fixed May 13 as the next date for hearing the PIL.

Apr 20, 2019, 00:09 AM IST