India | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 13, 2014
Newly constituted special 'Social Justice Bench' of the Supreme Court on Friday had its first hearings and took up matters of Narmada dam project, shelters for homeless persons, welfare of construction workers and exploitation of children in circuses...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 15, 2014
The Allahabad High Court today sought a response from the Vice-Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University on a public interest litigation seeking direction to the varsity authorities to allow entry of women students into the Maulana Azad Library.
South | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Monday November 10, 2014
Days after the Kerala High Court upheld the state government's 'no liquor' policy by ordering the shut-down of all bars except 4-star, 5-star and heritage bars, the court's division bench, while hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL), has now ord...
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday October 2, 2014
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the city government why it has exempted Sikh women pillion riders from wearing a helmet following a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging the exemption.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 20, 2014
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today filed a fresh perjury application against lawyers Prashant Bhushan and Kamini Jaiswal and their NGO Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL) for allegedly making false statements before the Supreme ...
Press Trust of India | Saturday September 20, 2014
The Public Interest Litigation (PIL) by the?Cricket Association of Bihar alleged that in recent times BCCI has been used as a medium to serve the personal interest of a few people, which includes its former President N Srinivasan.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 16, 2014
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed a Public Interest Litigation seeking a CBI probe into the licenses granted to several real estate developers in Haryana, including one allegedly associated with Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert...
India | Agencies | Monday September 15, 2014
The Supreme Court will today examine the allegations levelled against CBI Director Ranjit Sinha by the Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL), a non-profit organisation and one of the PIL petitioners on whose plea 122 licences for 2G spectrum w...
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...