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Traffic cops empowered to impose fines on offenders, state tells HC

The court observed that with this power, “traffic police will enforce discipline”.

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HC seeks response of govt agencies on affordable housing in land-strapped city

A PIL wants salt pan land and coast line mangroves be used to provide housing to LIG, EWS citizens.


Man jailed, fined for filing false PIL in court

The PIL turned out to be motivated by personal concerns.

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HC disposes of PIL challenging bifurcation of Thane into two districts

The petition also opposed moving additional collector’s post from Jawhar taluka to Palghar.


Bombay High Court: Take steps to demolish illegal structures in Thane’s villages

The court was hearing a PIL filed by a local resident of Dawadi village, Vasudev Bhoir.


HC disposes of PIL against two IPS officers

By 2011, the case had gained momentum when the investigation in Ishrat Jahan encounter case had started.

Plan better toilet facilities in capital: Court to civic bodies

The agency had floated tenders to ‘outsource’ the construction of ‘modern’ public toilets.


Ban children from hazardous jobs: Bombay High Court

While hearing a PIL suo motu, the court said that a mechanism should be developed that prevents children from working in trades that affect their limbs and jeopardise their lives.


PIL seeks CID probe into antibiotic drug scam in Mumbai

FDA officials visited the hospital and seized seven samples, the PIL alleged.


SC reprimands lawyer for frivolous PIL on Netaji’s disappearance

The SC came down heavily on an advocate for his regularly filing “hopeless and frivolous” petitions under the garb of PIL.


SC agrees to examine ‘mandatory voting’

The PIL also referred to the Gujarat Local Authority Laws (Amendment) Bill that had the provision to make voting compulsory.

Fire safety norms flouted in city; BMC callous, says PIL

Giving examples of the fire breakout at Mantralaya and CST, the PIL recommended installations as per Section 42 of the Act.

PIL challenges circle rate policy, says rates ‘arbitrary’, ‘unreasonable’

Circle rates are minimum rates decided by government authorities for valuation of land and properties in a particular area.


HC seeks state reply on PIL alleging arbitrary selection

The villages thus selected were to be given a financial help of Rs 30 lakh for improving the development indices.


HC asks state to cancel allotment of multiple flats

A PIL has claimed that beneficiaries of flats under CM’s quota were either related to MLAs or MPs.