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Public Interest Litigation (PIL)


Loudspeaker row: PIL in Bombay HC seeks sedition FIR against Raj Thackeray

May 05, 2022 7:00 pm

Hemant Baburao Patil, a Pune-based activist claimed due to statements made by Thackeray during public meetings against NCP Chief Sharad Pawar, there is a chance of protest all over Maharashtra by NCP workers and the same may lead to breach of peace in society.

PIL in HC challenges cabinet nod to sale of wine in supermarkets, stores in state

February 11, 2022 11:48 pm

A SOCIAL activist from Ahmednagar moved a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the Bombay High Court earlier this week challenging the January 27 decision of the Maharashtra cabinet to permit the sale of wine in supermarkets and walk-in stores.

Approach NGT, Bombay HC tells NGO challenging notification defining Coastal Regulation Zone

October 08, 2021 11:43 pm

The court noted that as the Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) for Mumbai has been finalised, the petitioner, an NGO, could move the tribunal, which should expeditiously decide on the plea.

PIL in SC seeks 'stringent' law to replace colonial era IPC relating to corruption and crime

July 17, 2021 5:50 pm

The petition, which may come up for hearing next week, said that the injury to the public due to the 161-years-old colonial IPC was extremely large.

Mumbai: Plea in HC seeks vaccination for judges, lawyers

March 07, 2021 1:49 am

The petition claimed that the government has not considered the risk involved to the members of the judiciary, including judges, court staff, advocates and clerks, most of whom had worked during the nationwide lockdown.

PILs in Supreme Court seek probe, direction to media

January 28, 2021 10:18 am

In his plea, Advocate Vishal Tiwari sought the setting up of a commission headed by a retired Supreme Court judge and comprising two retired High Court judges to hold a time-bound investigation into the incidents.

Ahmedabad yet to file response to PIL even as animal deaths in Gir forest increasing, says HC

January 12, 2021 1:32 am

The HC had issued notices to state and railways authorities in the matter on December 8 last year and sought a response by December 22 last year. The state, however, sought more time when the matter was listed on the returnable date.

Illicit liquor racket: HC to take up plea seeking CBI probe as PIL

August 11, 2020 11:06 am

Hearing the petition, filed by Taresem Jodhan of Ludhiana and Hargopal Singh of Nawanshahr, the bench of Justice Alka Sarin on Monday referred the matter to Chief Justice Ravi Shanker Jha.

HC junks plea on tuition fee, says parents can approach schools

June 03, 2020 11:42 am

The court said the UT has also granted liberty to the aggrieved parents to approach the school concerned for a relaxation or extension of time to deposit the fee.