Articles about Public Interest Litigation
03 Jun 2022India
The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed several petitions challenging the Odisha government's excavation and construction around Puri's Jagannath temple, deeming the petitions "frivolous" and not in the public interest.
12 May 2022India
The Allahabad High Court on Thursday dismissed a plea seeking to open the doors of 22 sealed rooms of the Taj Mahal to see "the truth, whatever it is."
03 May 2021India
The Delhi High Court on Monday came down on several petitioners for filing "publicity interest litigations" on various issues, like regulating news reporting of COVID-19 issues and investigating the alleged misuse of the Lt Governor-Chief Minister Relief Fund, saying that these were filed without any homework and imposed costs on some of them.
12 Apr 2021India
On Sunday, the Gujarat High Court initiated a suo motu public interest litigation (PIL) on the coronavirus situation in the state.
16 Feb 2021India
The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a PIL seeking inclusion of judges, judicial staff, and lawyers in the priority category for the administration of the COVID-19 vaccine.
18 Jan 2021Entertainment
The Delhi High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking the removal of Amitabh Bachchan's voice from the COVID-19 caller tune.
07 Jan 2021India
A Public Interest Litigation or PIL has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking the removal of the Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan's voice from the caller tune on precautions against the coronavirus.
22 Dec 2020Entertainment
The Bombay High Court, while hearing a criminal plea against Kangana Ranaut over her alleged offensive tweets, said the actor has the right to have a Twitter account and express her thoughts through it.
16 Oct 2020India
As Durga Puja fast approaches, the Calcutta High Court on Thursday asked the West Bengal government, led by Trinamool matriarch Mamata Banerjee, why Rs. 50,000 was given to each committee across the state.
27 Aug 2020India
The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking permission for Muharram processions over the weekend.
11 Jul 2020Politics
The Centre's response to the coronavirus pandemic and the PM-CARES Fund will most likely not be scrutinized by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) blocked a move regarding the same on Friday.
28 May 2020India
The Ahmedabad Medical Association has filed a Public interest Litigation (PIL) in the Gujarat High Court over COVID-19 testing in private labs.
02 Feb 2020Sports
The champions of the inaugural edition of the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL), Rajasthan Royals (RR) have not had the same amount of success following 2008.
07 Oct 2019India
A special bench of the Supreme Court will hear a plea against the felling of trees in Mumbai's Aarey colony on Monday. The trees are being cut for the city's metro rail project and have drawn criticism from several quarters.
01 Feb 2019India
The PUBG fever has gripped the entire nation and is keeping gamers, especially youngsters, hooked, so much so that their studies are also getting affected adversely.
04 Dec 2018India
The Supreme Court was today informed that there were 4,122 criminal cases pending, some for over three decades, against present and former members of Parliament and legislative assemblies.
13 May 2018Entertainment
John Abraham, who has shared the screen space with Akshay Kumar in films like 'Garam Masala', 'Desi Boyz' and 'Housefull 2', has come out in his support in the ongoing controversy over the 'Rustom' navy costume auction.
09 May 2018Entertainment
In the latest development in the on-going controversy over the auction of a navy costume from 'Rustom', Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna have been served with a legal notice.
10 Mar 2018India
The Supreme Court on Friday rubbished a plea requesting it to ask the Centre to make two-child policy compulsory across India to stall the nation's burgeoning population.
29 Sep 2017India
Is rape gender exclusive? Yes, if you go by the Indian Penal Code.
30 May 2017India
The CBI has registered a preliminary inquiry into the merger of Air India and Indian Airlines saying the merger resulted in heavy losses to Indian taxpayers.
22 Apr 2017India
With the Supreme Court allowing e-auction of Delhi's Taj Mansingh hotel, Tatas and ITC are likely heading for a fierce takeover battle.
17 Apr 2017Delhi
The Delhi government has proposed the construction of a 6-km long, 20-feet wide cycle track starting from Satpula Drain (Press Enclave Road, Saket) to the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Barapullah.
30 Mar 2017India
A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled, "the government should finalize the draft media guidelines to protect the rights of both the accused as well as the victims of crime".
06 Mar 2017India
Urging the Delhi HC to dismiss a PIL challenging levies on credit/debit card transactions, the RBI submitted that PILS cannot be used as a "weapon" against financial decisions.