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HC raps state on illegal mining
The Telegraph

HC raps state on illegal mining

Jharkhand High Court today initiated a public interest litigation suo motu on illegal mining and operation of stone quarries in the state. Referring to a news report published in a local Hindi daily, the court of Chief Justice Virender Singh and Justice ... The Telegraph, 10 hours ago

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Is it 'India' or 'Bharat' or both?

Social activist Niranjan Bhatwal from Maharashtra has moved a Public Interest Litigation in the Supreme Court seeking that the country be called 'Bharat', and not 'India' as the latter is of colonial origin, and that the constitution makers intended that 'Bharat' be used for all official and unofficial purposes, and not 'India'. On Friday, the apex court asked the Centre and all state governments for their response to the PIL. In 1949, the Constituent Assembly had debated the possible name of ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago India or Bharat? Supreme Court seeks response from Centre, state governments  DNA3 days ago Supreme Court Dismisses Plea For Voting Rights of Overseas Citizens  NDTV1 week ago THT 10 YEARS AGO: SC order sought on HIV test before marriage  Himalayan times2 weeks ago

School medal winners not given rewards, HC notice to Haryana

Hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by advocate H C Arora, a division bench comprising Justices S K Mittal and H S Sidhu fixed May 7 as the next date for the case.
 Times of India5 days ago Division Bench seeks fresh reports in multicrore Roshni land scam  State Times1 month ago PIL seeks division of judicial officers  Times of India2 months ago PIL seeks implementation of GO on Malayalam as official language  Times of India2 months ago

Marijuana central to our culture, how is it illegal? Lawyer asks in PIL

In all of recorded history, not one person has ever died from consuming marijuana, says a public interest litigation that objects to the ban on cannabis or marijuana in India, saying that the move is not backed by scientific evidence. Marijuana should therefore be legalised in the country so as to help patients, says the petition filed by Aditya Barthakur, a 34-year-old lawyer. Read ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago

HC refuses early hearing to lift ban on BBC documentary

The Delhi High Court on Monday refused urgent hearing of a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking lifting of the ban on the telecast of controversial BBC documentary "India's Daughter".The documentary is about the gang rape of a 23-year-old trainee ...
 Prokerala1 month ago HC refuses plea to lift ban on airing India's Daughter  Rediff.com1 week ago India's Daughter: HC refuses urgent hearing on PIL to lift ban  Rediff.com1 month ago December 16 gangrape documentary: High Court refuses urgent hearing on PIL  DNA1 month ago
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BJP mulls legal battle against funds misuse

Armed with "valid documentary proof", the BJP's Manipur unit is consulting legal experts on filing a public interest litigation in Manipur High Court to seek a CBI inquiry into "misutilisation" of central funds meant for irrigation purposes by the Okram Ibobi ...
 The Telegraph1 week ago BJP wants top courts to establish guidelines for filing PILs  Sify2 weeks ago

Bombay High Court asks state government to ensure ban on sale of plastic national flags

A division bench of justices Naresh Patil and VL Achliya gave the direction while hearing a public interest litigation filed by Hindu Janjagriti Sangh seeking implementation of an August 2007 circular banning the use, sale and purchase of such flags.
 DNA3 weeks ago Anti-child marriage act prevails over Muslim Personal Law: HC  Jagran Post3 weeks ago Hospitals must help mishap victims: Bombay High Court  Asian Age1 month ago Will you implement law on casinos?: HC asks Maharashtra govt  Times of India1 month ago

Another PIL by Mumbai advocate challenges beef ban

A senior advocate has filed a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging a provision in the Maharashtra Animal Preservation (Amendment) Act, which bans consumption and possession of flesh of cows, bulls or bullocks slaughtered outside the state.
 DNA3 weeks ago Another PIL to challenge beef ban  Asian Age3 weeks ago Bombay High Court to decide on petition challenging beef ban on April 6  DNA3 weeks ago PIL filed in Bombay High Court challenging Maharashtra Animal Preservation Amendment Act  News on Air1 month ago

Bombay High Court bench recuses itself from hearing PIL on AIB roast show

A bench of the Bombay high court on Tuesday recused itself from hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by a law professor, Dr Sharmila Ghughe, seeking directions to authorities to take action against the organisers of AIB Knockout. The PIL has also ...
 DNA3 weeks ago Government cannot slap sedition charges for fair criticism: Bombay High Court  DNA1 month ago Lawyer moves HC on lynching  The Telegraph1 month ago High Security Registration Plate 'useless' in Manipur HRD  E Pao!1 month ago
Times of India

HC admits PIL on Mohta deal

Calcutta High Court today admitted a public interest litigation on an alleged tax-saving deal between filmmaker Srikant Mohta's firm and the Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC). The petitioner has alleged that the CMC allowed Mohta's Venkatesh Foundation Pvt ...
 The Telegraph1 month ago HC allows bitumen but tells Chennai corporation to lay quality roads  Times of India1 month ago PIL seeks scrapping of Mohta lease  The Telegraph2 months ago Calcutta HC seeks report on Bengal potato farmers  Prokerala1 month ago
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