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...
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Wednesday March 18, 2015
In a major relief to cartoonist and free speech activist Aseem Trivedi, the Bombay High Court today said that his cartoons did not incite violence, adding that, they only expressed anger with the state machinery. The court's verdict came on a Public ...
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 28, 2015
The Supreme Court today sought the Centre's response on a PIL seeking setting up of old age homes with basic healthcare facilities across the country.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 10, 2015
The Bombay High Court, on Tuesday, has asked the Centre, and the Maharashtra government, as well as the Information & Broadcasting Ministry to respond to a petition seeking action against organisers of All India Bakchod (AIB)'s roast show, held in Mu...
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday February 9, 2015
Delhi High Court today sought responses of the government, the city pollution panel and civic agencies of the national capital on the issue of air pollution here which it has taken up suo motu as a public interest litigation (PIL).
SupritaDas | Wednesday January 28, 2015
Already under the scanner for sending overage players to an international tournament recently, the Badminton Association of India (BAI) now has a Public Interest Litigation filed against it, in the Delhi High Court, for massive irregularities in its ...
India News | 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...
Delhi News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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.
Elections News | 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.
Mumbai News | 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?"
Delhi News | 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...