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Bombay HC seeks progress report on handover of mangrove land to Forest Department

August 03, 2021 3:01 pm

The direction came on a PIL by NGO Vanashakti which claimed that the authorities did not comply with the HC’s 2018 order in which it had directed all mangrove areas to be transferred to the Forest Department.

Seer files plea in SC seeking uniform code for religious, charitable endowments

July 31, 2021 4:50 pm

The plea has sought directions that Hindus, Jains, Buddhists and Sikhs have similar rights to establish, manage, and maintain their religious places like Muslims, Parsis, and Christians.

PIL in Bombay HC seeks uniform price for Covid vaccines by SII and Bharat Biotech

April 28, 2021 7:36 pm

The petition sought directions to the central government to acquire the entire supply and control vaccine price.

Kumbh Mela: Plea in SC seeks direction to clear mass gathering from Haridwar

April 17, 2021 10:00 pm

A PIL has been filed in Supreme Court seeking directions to Uttrakhand Government and National Disaster Management Authority to immediately take action regarding gathering of lakhs of people in Hardiwar Kumbh and to adhere to safety protocols.

All gazette notifications to be put online: Gujarat Govt in HC

March 09, 2021 3:39 am

The affidavit filed by BA Parmar, under secretary at Industries and Mines Department, also submitted in his affidavit that a committee has already been constituted and a report has also been submitted.

Delhi HC refuses to interfere with govt’s vaccination policy, cites priority

February 04, 2021 11:50 pm

However, it directed authorities to treat as representation a petition seeking inoculation of judges, judicial staff and advocates in the first phase of the drive, asking them to decide in accordance with the law and applicable rules.

PIL on Chandigarh International Airport: HC tells Centre to clarify stand on CAT IIIB installation

February 20, 2020 2:15 pm

Bringing matters back to square one, the Air Force informed the court that certain structures like underground ATC, radar antenna and the old terminal building come in the way of the CAT IIIB installation but cannot be relocated

Tripura tree felling case: Three Forest Department officials suspended

June 05, 2019 9:50 pm

Speaking to on Wednesday, Rastogi said, “Adequate measures were not taken for frequent felling. We have suspended people who had jurisdiction in the area. Enquiry is still on and we are expecting more expose soon. More action is likely to be taken as soon as investigation is completed.”

Alibaug resident files PIL, seeks ban on phrase ‘kya re, Alibaug se aaya kya?’

March 23, 2019 9:32 am

The phrase, as per the petition, is used commonly in Maharashtra to address someone who is considered “foolish” or “naive” and is “highly objectionable”.

SC declines plea seeking guidelines to deal with PILs

October 11, 2018 8:04 pm

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi was urged by former Solicitor General and senior advocate Ranjit Kumar that there should be guidelines for dealing with PILs as usually some people or organisation move the court, representing the entire country and a sweeping order is passed.


SC directs RBI to submit loan defaulters list

February 16, 2016 1:05 pm

New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): After the hearing of a public-interest litigation (PIL) against public sector organisation Housing and Urban Development Corporation Limited (HUDCO), lawyer and activist Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday informed that the Supreme Court has directed the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to submit details of all the private companies who have more than Rs 500 crore in outstanding dues. The state-owned HUDCO is mandated with building affordable housing and carrying out urban development.