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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......

PIL activists should declare source of funds: Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said it should be mandatory for those filing public interest litigations against the government on development projects to declare their source of......

India's Daughter: HC refuses urgent hearing on PIL to lift ban

The Delhi high court on Monday refused to give urgent hearing to a public interest litigation seeking lifting of the ban on telecast of a controversial documentary featuring an interview of one of......

SC notice to Centre on PIL for precautions against Ebola

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Centre on a Public Interest Litigation seeking immediate steps for proper screening of international flyers coming to India from Ebola......

SC seeks response from Centre, EC on PIL to ensure maximum voting

The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Centre and the Election Commission on a Public Interest Litigation seeking a direction to them to frame of guidelines to ensure that more......

Jousting over Jaipur's jewel

A legal tussle is currently on between a civil society group led by a professor, ostensibly working to further public interest, on the one hand, and the state government and an influential but......

Saradha chit fund case: SC notice to Centre, Bengal for CBI probe

The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to the Centre and West Bengal government on a public interest litigation seeking CBI probe in Saradha chit fund scam. A bench of Chief Justice Altamas......

Substandard drugs: SC's clean chit to Ranbaxy

Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed public interest litigation filed against Ranbaxy for allegedly manufacturing and selling substandard drugs in India. The petitioner failed to bring in evidence......

Are consumer courts FRIENDLY enough?

Recently, the Karnataka high court issued a notice to the government on a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking a directive for filling up vacancies in the Consumer Commission and several......

Air India under Supreme Court scanner

The Supreme Court has admitted for hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) alleging a major scam during the tenure of Praful Patel as the Civil Aviation Minister in the UPA-I government.The PIL......

PIL seeks inquiry into IPL malpractices

A public interest litigation seeking direction to initiate an inquiry into money laundering and match-fixing in the Indian Premier League was filed in the Karnataka high court on Tuesday.The matter......

'The IPL has simply followed its parent body'

In 2000, he filed a public interest litigation (PIL) against the Board of Control For Cricket in India (BCCI), forcing the mighty body to become more accountable and transparent.Ten10 years later,......

PIL filed for safety of Indian cricketers

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking adequate security for the Indian cricket team touring Sri Lanka for the tri-nation series was filed in the Supreme Court on Thursday.The PIL filed by......
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Bar association withdraws abstinence

Members of Gauhati High Court Bar Association stage a sit-in on Gauhati High Court premises on Friday. Picture by UB Photos Guwahati, Sept. 4:... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150905/jsp/northeast/story_40853.jsp
PIL to de-criminalise use of cannabis dismissed by Bombay HC

Representational photo The Bombay high court on Friday dismissed a criminal public interest litigation (PIL) seeking de-criminalisation of using... ...

http://www.asianage.com/mumbai/pil-de-criminalise-use-cannabis-dismissed-bombay-hc-536
Does government intend to uphold law legalising casinos, asks Bombay HC

The Bombay high court on Friday directed the Maharashtra government to reply whether it intends to enforce the almost four-decade old law... ...

http://www.asianage.com/mumbai/does-government-intend-uphold-law-legalising-casinos-asks-bombay-hc-530
Bombay High Court asks status of inquiry on pilot licences

Taking serious note of allegations made in a public interest litigation that many pilots obtained their commercial pilot licences after submitting... ...

http://archivev.asianage.com/mumbai/bombay-high-court-asks-status-inquiry-pilot-licences-501
Poll panel moves court on MCD bypolls

The Delhi high court on Friday issued notice to the city government, acting on a state Election Commission’s application, to direct the Delhi... ...

http://www.asianage.com/delhi/poll-panel-moves-court-mcd-bypolls-504

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