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Delhi High Court Grants 6 Months To Delhi Government To Recruit Deficit Staff In Indira Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital

Delhi High Court Grants 6 Months To Delhi Government To Recruit Deficit Staff In Indira Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital

The high court had earlier directed the Principal Secretary (Home) of the Delhi government to monitor on weekly basis the progress made in the completion work of 1,241 bedded Indira Gandhi Hospital, which will be a Covid-19 dedicated hospital, and take...

03 August 2022
High Court Demands Rs. One Lakh As Security For Hearing Of PIL As Security Against Eknath Shinde

High Court Demands Rs. One Lakh As Security For Hearing Of PIL As Security Against Eknath Shinde

Bombay High Court has demanded from the petitioners of a PIL against dissident Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde a sum of Rs. 1 lakh as security to hear the plea...

30 June 2022

Supreme Court Stays Implementation Of Tripura High Court Orders Questioning Security Cover To Mukesh Ambani And His Family

The Supreme Court stayed the orders of the Tripura High Court on a PIL challenging the grant of security to Mukesh Ambani and his family in Mumbai.

Citizens Of Maharashtra File PIL Against Rebel Sena Leader Eknath Shinde For Causing 'Political Turmoil'

Citizens Of Maharashtra File PIL Against Rebel Sena Leader Eknath Shinde For Causing 'Political Turmoil'

Seven citizens of Maharashtra have filed a PIL in the Bombay High Court against Eknath Shinde for disturbing the harmony in the city.

27 June 2022

Jharkhand Seeks Urgent SC Hearing On Maintainability Of Plea For Probe Against CM

On June 3, the Jharkhand High Court had said it was of the considered opinion that the writ petitions cannot be thrown away on the ground of maintainability...

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04 June 2022
Plea In SC Challenges Provision Of NCM Act, Seeks District-Wise Identification Of Minorities

Plea In SC Challenges Provision Of NCM Act, Seeks District-Wise Identification Of Minorities

Mathura-resident Devkinandan Thakur through advocating Ashutosh Dubey has filed a PIL in the Supreme Court, which challenges the provision of the National...


03 June 2022
Jharkhand HC Accepts Maintainability Of PIL Against Soren

Jharkhand HC Accepts Maintainability Of PIL Against Soren

The Jharkhand HIgh court has passed a PIL, that aims to seek a probe against the Chief Minister Hemant Soren for irregularities in the mining lease grant and...


25 May 2022
PIL On Same Status For 'Vande Mataram' As National Anthem: HC Seeks Centre, Delhi Govt's Response

PIL On Same Status For 'Vande Mataram' As National Anthem: HC Seeks Centre, Delhi Govt's Response

The petition asserted that there should not be any dramatisation of 'Vande Mataram' and “it must not be included in any variety show because whenever it is...


20 May 2022
2019 Hyderabad Rape And Murder, And Encounter Deaths: The Case That Shook The Nation

2019 Hyderabad Rape And Murder, And Encounter Deaths: The Case That Shook The Nation

2019 Hyderabad Encounter: The Supreme Court-appointed judicial panel puts the cops in the dock, saying the killings of the accused were intentional.


10 May 2022
Uttarakhand High Court Seeks Details Of Police Horse Shaktiman Assault Case

Uttarakhand High Court Seeks Details Of Police Horse Shaktiman Assault Case

The lower court had acquitted them on grounds of insufficient evidence despite a video clip in public domain showing Joshi and others attacking the horse, the...


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09 May 2022
Government To Reconsider Sedition Law, Centre Tells Supreme Court

Government To Reconsider Sedition Law, Centre Tells Supreme Court

The government further urged the apex court to not invest time in the petition at the moment and wait for the government's reconsideration.


22 December 2021
RTE Act 2009: PIL In SC Seeks Common Curriculum For School Children Across India

RTE Act 2009: PIL In SC Seeks Common Curriculum For School Children Across India

RTE Act 2009: The PIL said it is the duty of the Union to effectuate a common education system, but it has failed in the fulfilment of this necessary...


18 November 2021
Madras High Court Tells Tamil Nadu Government To Allow 20,000 Devotees For Karthigai Deepam

Madras High Court Tells Tamil Nadu Government To Allow 20,000 Devotees For Karthigai Deepam

"In all, 20,000 devotees per day should be permitted on 19.11.2021 and 20.11.2021 to circumambulate the holy hill (to go on Girivalam)," the bench said.


05 August 2021
Bombay HC Issues Notice On PIL Questioning State Officials' 2019 Israel Tour

Bombay HC Issues Notice On PIL Questioning State Officials' 2019 Israel Tour

The petition filed by Laxman Bura and Digamber said that there was apparently 'a nexus between the phone tapping cases, which are a matter of public knowledge...


05 November 2020
Special Bench Will Hear PIL Challenging Recognition Granted To 41 National Sports Federations: HC

Special Bench Will Hear PIL Challenging Recognition Granted To 41 National Sports Federations: HC

It is being contended in the plea that the decision granting recognition to the 41 NSFs is contrary to the National Sports Development Code of India, 2011


30 August 2020
70 Years Of Indian Judiciary | Opinion: Electoral Majority Is No Licence To Bring In Immoral And Unjust Laws

70 Years Of Indian Judiciary | Opinion: Electoral Majority Is No Licence To Bring In Immoral And Unjust Laws

On India's 70th anniversary as a Republic, one hopes the court will live up to people's expectations as the defender of their liberties, writes academician...


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09 August 2019
Delhi HC Refuses To Entertain PIL On Batla House Film

Delhi HC Refuses To Entertain PIL On Batla House Film

Ariz Khan, facing trial in the Batla House encounter case, and Shahzad Ahmed, who has appealed against his conviction, and life sentence in the same matter,...


16 April 2019
Congress To Move Election Commission Alleging PM Modi Gave False Land Ownership Details In Poll Affidavit

Congress To Move Election Commission Alleging PM Modi Gave False Land Ownership Details In Poll Affidavit

Congress said it would urge the Election Commission to take necessary action against the PM Narendra Modi for consistently giving false information regarding...


22 March 2019
PILs: From Public Interest To 'Publicity Interest' Litigations

PILs: From Public Interest To 'Publicity Interest' Litigations

Flimsy petitions are simply clutter to be dealt with by judges in absence of a filtering mechanism. And they’ve been stacking up.


15 March 2019
PIL Accuses Smriti Irani Of Misusing Funds, Gujarat HC Asks Govt To Give Details

PIL Accuses Smriti Irani Of Misusing Funds, Gujarat HC Asks Govt To Give Details

The PIL sought the high court's direction for a high-level committee to investigate the subject matter, and to the DGP to file an FIR and recover...


12 February 2019
Haren Pandya Murder Case: SC Reserves Verdict On PIL Seeking Fresh Probe

Haren Pandya Murder Case: SC Reserves Verdict On PIL Seeking Fresh Probe

Senior advocate Shanti Bhushan said that several new facts have emerged recently which required fresh investigation into the murder case.


24 December 2018
PIL In SC Against Govt's Computer Interception Order

PIL In SC Against Govt's Computer Interception Order

According to the government's notification, 10 central probe and snoop agencies are now empowered under the Information Technology (IT) Act for computer...


07 December 2018
SC Dismisses PIL Against Arun Jaitley, Fines Lawyer Rs 50,000

SC Dismisses PIL Against Arun Jaitley, Fines Lawyer Rs 50,000

Advocate M L Sharma had accused the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley of plundering the capital reserve of the RBI.


14 August 2018
SC To Hear PIL Alleging Siphoning Of Funds Amounting To Rs.18000 Crore Meant For SC/ST Students

SC To Hear PIL Alleging Siphoning Of Funds Amounting To Rs.18000 Crore Meant For SC/ST Students

The plea has made the CBI and Ministries of Social Justice and Law as parties to the PIL and has sought a court-monitored SIT probe into the alleged scam.


19 April 2018
Judge Loya's Death 'Natural', Petition 'Scandalous': Top Quotes By SC In Today's Verdict

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