A plea has been moved in the Supreme Court challenging the constitutional validity of the recently-passed juvenile law that allows delinquent minors of 16 years of age and above to be tried as adults if they commit heinous offences like rape and murder. The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015, cleared in the winter session of Parliament, repeals […]
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The PIL alleged that land measuring around 17,000 square metres, located in Raj Nagar Extension area of Ghaziabad was taken from the GMC by the GDA and sold to two builders.
Quoting the Bombay Furlough and Prisons Rules, which state that the parole term cannot be treated as part of the jail sentence, the PIL seeks that an appropriate order be issued to the state government and the prisons department.
Some of these villages are also located along the National Highway 2 and the total land proposed to be acquired was 1,500 acres.
Justices V M Kanade and Shalini Phansalkar Joshi has given the state government two weeks to file its reply.
The case would now come up for hearing on October 7.
The court transferred to HC a PIL seeking rehabilitation of Dalit community members from Mirchpur in Haryana’s Rohtak district.
Article 32-35: All citizens shall have the right to constitutional remedies
Jaising contended that the current system has resulted in discrimination against those who specialise in environmental laws, human rights and PILs.
The court has kept the petition for further hearing on July 29.
The PIL was filed by activist Suresh Patilkhede.
The PIL also sought court orders to declare that the decision to appoint Shakuntala Gamlin as acting chief secretary was ‘illegal’.
The Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government had appointed 21 MLAs as “parliamentary secretaries”.
The PIL challenged the Delhi government’s decision over the issuance of a circular calling on all government officials.