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Thursday, April 02, 2020



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.

Bombay High Court: Ethics, morality should be first chapter in school education

June 19, 2018 1:16 am

Advocate General A A Kumbhakoni informed the court about a latest Supreme Court judgment which requested Chief Justices of all the High Courts to consider setting up of children-friendly courts.

PIL in Delhi HC for proper implementation of Right to Education Act

June 04, 2018 4:03 pm

The petitioner, Salek Chand Jain, has also urged the court to direct authorities to take steps to curb the drop out rate in government and corporation-run schools. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar is likely to hear the matter on July 11.

PIL in Punjab and Haryana HC for quashing impeachment provisions in Judges Act

April 25, 2018 5:05 pm

The Chandigarh based lawyer has contended that there are 228 MPs in the Parliament who are facing criminal cases and their interest is in conflict with the law.

PIL filed in Gujarat High Court against release of film on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

November 10, 2017 7:26 pm

According to sources, AAP is likely to contest on 25 seats in Gujarat polls scheduled for December 9 and 14. The trailer of the 100-minute documentary, which has real-life characters essaying the roles, has been out in the social media.

Adhere to rules while issuing licence for firework sale, says Delhi High Court

September 27, 2017 7:23 pm

The direction by a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar came on a PIL by an NGO which alleged that the Delhi Police was not complying with the Explosive Act and Rules while issuing licences for sale of fire crackers.

PIL in Rana Gurjit case: High Court seeks Advocate General’s help

August 01, 2017 5:52 am

A HC division bench observed that there are not any allegations in the petition against Rana Gurjit and asked Nanda to assist the court if prima facie there is any conflict of interest in the case


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.