PIL

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  • Ban tobacco products outside schools: PIL in Delhi HC

    Ban tobacco products outside schools: PIL in Delhi HC

    The Delhi High Court today sought the response of the Centre and city government on a PIL seeking to enforce a complete ban on sale of tobacco and cigarettes near educational institutions in the national capital. A bench of Acting......

    October 9, 2017
  • Did US intelligence agency try to protect Mahatma: PIL in SC

    Did US intelligence agency try to protect Mahatma: PIL in SC

      Did the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), an intelligence agency of the United States during World War II and a predecessor of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), try to protect Mahatma Gandhi? This question is one among many raised......

    October 1, 2017
  • Many Delhi schools don't have science, commerce streams: HC to CBSE

    Many Delhi schools don't have science, commerce streams: HC to CBSE

    The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to the central and state governments and the CBSE on a plea alleging that the majority of government schools in the national capital are not offering their students science and commerce streams......

    September 8, 2017
  • Patna HC dismisses PILs against Nitish Kumar government

    Patna HC dismisses PILs against Nitish Kumar government

    In a major relief for Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, the Patna High Court on Monday dismissed two PILs challenging the formation of the new BJP-JD(U) alliance government in the state. A division bench comprising of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon......

    July 31, 2017
  • Why there is no law for appointment of Election Commissioners in poll panel, SC asks Centre

    Why there is no law for appointment of Election Commissioners in poll panel, SC asks Centre

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre as to why there is no enabling law for the appointment of Election Commissioners in the poll panel. The top court agreed to accord final hearing on Public Interest Litigation (PIL) alleging......

    July 5, 2017
  • HC asks U'khand govt to provide furniture to primary schools in 6 months

    HC asks U'khand govt to provide furniture to primary schools in 6 months

    The Uttarakhand High Court has taken strong note of poor conditions of primary schools in the hill state. Passing a judgment at Nainital on Friday, the High Court asked the Uttarakhand government to provide furniture to all primary schools within......

    June 30, 2017
  • SC notice on PIL seeking end to Sahayak system in army

    SC notice on PIL seeking end to Sahayak system in army

    The Supreme Court has sought the central government's response on a PIL seeking the abolition of the sahayak/buddy system in army which continues despite a parliamentary committee deprecating the practice and recommending its discontinuation. The bench headed by Justice J.......

    May 6, 2017
  • SC dismisses PIL seeking implementation of fundamental duties

    SC dismisses PIL seeking implementation of fundamental duties

    The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a PIL seeking a direction to the Centre for implemention of the recommendations of the Justice J S Verma committee to bring into force fundamental duties of citizens. "This report is of 1999.......

    April 24, 2017
  • Allahabad HC dismisses plea to rename anti-Romeo squad

    Allahabad HC dismisses plea to rename anti-Romeo squad

    The Allahabad High Court on Monday dismissed a public interest litigation seeking a direction for changing the name of the anti-Romeo Squad. The Lucknow bench of the high court dismissed the PIL terming it as "not maintainable". A division bench......

    April 4, 2017
  • Ramjas row: Delhi HC drops plea seeking action against cops

    Ramjas row: Delhi HC drops plea seeking action against cops

    The Delhi High Court on Tuesday disposed off a plea seeking action against cops for allegedly manhandling students and journalists in the Ramjas College incident. Last week, students from Delhi University's law department approached the High Court for action against......

    March 7, 2017
  • SC refuses urgent hearing on plea for police reform

    SC refuses urgent hearing on plea for police reform

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused give urgent hearing on a PIL seeking reforms in police force across the country. A bench comprising Chief Justice JS Khehar, Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice SK Kaul declined urgent hearing in the case, saying "police reforms......

    March 1, 2017
  • SC refuses urgent hearing on plea for police reforms

    SC refuses urgent hearing on plea for police reforms

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused an urgent hearing on a PIL seeking reforms in police force across the country.  "Sorry. Declined," a bench of Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justices D Y Chandrachud and S K Kaul said......

    March 1, 2017
  • PIL filed against demonetisation in Calcutta High Court

    PIL filed against demonetisation in Calcutta High Court

    A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed in Calcutta High Court on Wednesday against the demonetisation of high value currency notes by the Centre.

    November 17, 2016