India News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 23, 2015
The Gujarat High Court today admitted a draft amendment to an existing Public Interest Litigation (PIL), which sought a stay on the local body polls in the state, accusing the State Election Commission (SEC) of mismanagement.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 18, 2015
A Bombay High Court judge today recused himself from the hearing on a public interest litigation regarding a website which allegedly glorifies Nathuram Godse, Mahatma Gandhi's assassin.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 17, 2015
A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed in the Bombay High Court today seeking a direction to Maharashtra government to register an offence against concerned persons for allegedly launching a website "glorifying" Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 7, 2015
Concerned over bad condition of roads in Ulhasnagar town in nearby Thane district, the Bombay High Court has asked the municipal body to impose penal and deterrent conditions in tenders or agreements with civil contractors for filling up potholes.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 19, 2015
The Delhi High Court today asked the Centre to file the prayers of petitions pending in Supreme Court challenging the constitutional validity of Article 370 that gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 7, 2015
A Madras High Court bench has closed a public interest litigation seeking a ban on keeping elephants in captivity in temples and houses after the state government submitted that the Supreme Court was seized of the matter.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 30, 2015
A plea was today filed in Delhi High Court seeking direction to conduct immediate nationwide investigation on catering firms running contracts in Indian Railways, alleging they were over-charging passengers and flouting directions of the Ministry.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 28, 2015
The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a plea opposing the practice of political parties forging post-poll alliances to gain power on the ground that electors were kept in the dark about it when they exercise their franchise.
India News | Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Monday September 7, 2015
The Supreme Court today declined to entertain a public interest litigation seeking the court's intervention on the stalemate over the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the Chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India at Pune.
India News | Agencies | Monday August 17, 2015
After it banned politicians from appearing in ads funded by taxpayers, the Supreme Court has asked the government to explain if its directive is being implemented.
Ahmedabad News | Written by Rohit Bhan | Monday August 10, 2015
The Gujarat government and 22 judges have been served notices by the High Court that admitted a public interest litigation challenging the allotment of land to them at concessional rates.
Ghaziabad News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 6, 2015
As many as 80 industrial units in Ghaziabad have been sealed by the Pollution Control Board in compliance with orders passed by Allahabad High Court following a Public interest litigation (PIL) filed by an advocate, officials said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 31, 2015
The Bombay High Court today sought Maharashtra government's response to a public interest litigation challenging the proposed appointment of Justice M L Tahaliyani as the new Lokayukta of the state.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 27, 2015
The Supreme Court's ruling that taxpayers' money cannot be spent to build the image of political leaders, is applicable to all states and Union Territories including Delhi, the Centre told the Delhi High Court today.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 18, 2015
On a public interest litigation urging constitution of a new managing committee to run the Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, the Bombay High Court has asked the petitioner to deposit Rs 50,000 as security to hear the matter and test his bonafides.
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Thursday July 16, 2015
The Bombay High Court today issued notices to Maharashtra government, cabinet minister Pankaja Munde and others in response to a public interest litigation seeking a ban on distribution of 'chikki' procured by the Women and Child Development department.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 9, 2015
The Delhi High Court today pulled up an MCD Councillor for roping in the President of India as a respondent in a PIL seeking tabling and implementation of the 4th Delhi Finanace Commission report by the AAP government and said he was not answerable to any court.
Patna News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 3, 2015
Altogether 1,400 primary teachers have resigned from service in Bihar fearing government action over possession of fake educational degrees, a senior officer of the Education department said today.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 2, 2015
The Delhi High Court has again sought responses from the Delhi government, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on a plea against the move to appoint 21 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislators as parliamentary secretaries.
India News | Written by Sidharth Pandey | Monday May 18, 2015
The Delhi High Court today gave the centre one month to spell out its stand on the contentious Katra-Banihal railway line.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 15, 2015
The Essar Group was allegedly in touch with the then Finance Minister over the issue of Group of Ministers (GoM) constituted by the erstwhile UPA government for clearances on coal allocation issues, a non-governmental organisation has said in a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Supreme Court.
Tuesday May 5, 2015
The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought responses from the Centre and the Reserve Bank of India on a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging the appointment process of heads of five public sector banks.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Monday April 20, 2015
The Supreme Court, today, dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by a journalist seeking quashing of amendments made in Citizenship Act which deny voting rights to Overseas Citizens of India (OCI).
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Monday March 23, 2015
The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Essar Group, the Centre and the Central Bureau of Investigation to respond to a petition that alleges Essar has been trying to influence and bribe politicians, public servants and the media with high-end gifts to serve its business interests. The court has asked all three to respond in six weeks.