India | Press Trust of India | Friday August 22, 2014
The Delhi High Court today dismissed a Public Interest Litigation seeking a direction to the Speaker of the Lok Sabha and Chairman of the Rajya Sabha to disqualify 11 Shiv Sena Members of Parliament for allegedly force-feeding a fasting Muslim employ...
South | Press Trust of India | Friday August 22, 2014
The Madras High Court bench on Thursday closed a Public Interest Litigation seeking to remove about 500 flexboards put up across this city to welcome Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, which eulogised her for getting the height of the Mullaperiy...
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 13, 2014
The Madras High Court today dismissed a PIL seeking a direction to the Registrar General of the Court to constitute a special bench for deciding habeas corpus petitions challenging detention of persons under the Goonda's Act.
India | Tejas Mehta | Monday June 30, 2014
The former journalist who filed the Public Interest Litigation, or the PIL, challenging the Maharashtra Cabinet's decision to reserve 16 per cent seats in government jobs and educational institutions for Marathas, found himself at the receiving end o...
India | NDTV.com | Friday June 27, 2014
A Public Interest Litigation or PIL filed in the Bombay High Court has challenged the Maharashtra Cabinet's recent decision to grant 16 per cent reservation in government jobs and educational institutions to Marathas.
Friday May 9, 2014
The Supreme Court on Friday sought response of the Centre and the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on a PIL filed by an NGO challenging grant of 4G licences to Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL).
Friday April 25, 2014
Refusing to interfere with the industrial policy, the Gujarat High Court has rejected a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging a 'soft loan' given to the Tatas for the Nano plant in Sanand in the district as well as land allocation.
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday April 4, 2014
The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the central government on a public interest litigation that has sought to bar people in jail from contesting polls.
Cities | Edited by Surabhi Malik (With inputs from PTI) | Tuesday February 25, 2014
Hearing a Public Interest Litigation or PIL against repeated parole granted to actor Sanjay Dutt, the Bombay High Court today said, "What is the point of rules and regulations if a convict can enjoy 105 days outside the jail?"
Cities | Bhairavi Singh | Sunday February 23, 2014
The Delhi High Court on Friday issued a notice to the Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on a Public Interest Litigation or PIL challenging the latest nursery admission guidelines which club the economically weaker sections with the category of children...
India | A Vaidyanathan | Friday January 24, 2014
The Supreme Court will today hear two Public Interest Litigation or PILs seeking action against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for his 33-hour-long protest in the national capital early this week.
Press Trust of India | Friday January 17, 2014
A division bench of Justices SJ Vazifdar and BP Colabawalla heared a public interest litigation filed by one Santosh Pachlag regarding non-payment of over Rs five crore to police for security provided for IPL matches played in Navi Mumbai's DY Pat...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday November 22, 2013
The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a PIL accusing Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi of filing incomplete details by leaving blank the column meant for specifying marital status in the 2012 assembly polls.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday November 18, 2013
The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) challenging Union Cabinet's decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh to carve out a separate Telangana state.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday November 15, 2013
A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed before the Allahabad High Court seeking to quash the information and broadcasting ministry's "advisory" that threatened TV news channels with cancellation of their licences for comparing the prime min...
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Monday October 28, 2013
The Supreme Court today rejected a public interest litigation seeking an investigation into the land deals of Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra, saying that he could not be called a "sinner" just because he is linked to a politician
Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 24, 2013
The Public Interest Litigation has been filed to cancel the Formula One race at Buddh International Circuit because organisers have allegedly not paid entertainment taxes for the 2012 event.
India | Anant Zanane | Friday October 18, 2013
The Allahabad High Court has agreed to hear a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Dalit farmers to shift the venue of Narendra Modi's rally in Kanpur on Saturday. The court will hear the PIL tomorrow.
Friday September 20, 2013
The Gujarat High Court on Thursday issued a notice to Jaypee Cement and Ultra Tech Cement, which have entered into a deal for a cement factory in Kutch, Gujarat, on a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by local villagers alleging Jaypee Cement ha...
India | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Monday September 2, 2013
A Public Interest Litigation filed in the Supreme Court claims that there is evidence of criminal conspiracy by two BJP parliamentarians for allegedly trying to influence the legal proceedings in the fake encounter of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, who was shot...