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SC Refuses To Entertain Parliament Inauguration PIL, Petitioner Withdraws

In a disappointment to the opposition, the Supreme Court refused to entertain the public interest litigation filed by advocate Jaya Sukin, seeking the direction that President of India Droupadi Murmu should inaugurate the parliament building. The vacation bench comprising justices JK Maheshwari and PK Narasimha questioned the concerns of the… read-more

Fri, 26 May 2023 - 12:58 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Supreme Court, Parliament inauguration, PIL, Advocate, DISMISSED

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SC To Hear PIL Filed Against Parliament Inauguration

The Supreme Court is likely to hear a public interest litigation (PIL) filed against the inauguration of the new parliament building, by PM Narendra Modi. Notably, there has been a ruckus with the opposition, who called for a "boycott parliament" inauguration by PM Modi, and demanding the inauguration by President Droupadi Murmu. As of now, 21 opposition parties, including Congress, AAP and DMK announced to skip the event.

Fri, 26 May 2023 - 10:30 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: parliament, Supreme Court, politics, Legal News, PIL, inauguration

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SC Agrees To Hear Plea Filed Against Ban On BBC Documentary On PM Modi

The Supreme Court (SC) on January 30, agreed to hear the plea challenging the ban on the BBC documentary on PM Modi. Advocate ML Sharma has filed the petition calling the ban on 'India: The Modi Question' malafide, arbitrary and unconstitutional. Taking note of the filed pleas, the SC bench listed the matter on February 6. Notably, Central Government directed to ban of the controversial documentary in India.

Mon, 30 Jan 2023 - 12:12 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: documentary, BBC, PM Narendra Modi, Supreme Court, PIL

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

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SC Refuses To Entertain Plea Seeking To Declare Cow As National Animal

A PIL was filed before the Supreme Court of India seeking direction to the centre to declare cow as the national animal of India. The court warned the lawyer, stating that such suits are baseless, and that no fundamental right has been violated. With this, the petitioner withdrew the plea. “Is this the job of the court? Should we throw laws into the wind because you come?,” said the bench.

Mon, 10 Oct 2022 - 01:22 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Supreme Court, National Animal, Cow, PIL, Legal

Supreme Court

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Plea Seeking Directions To Ensure Protection Of Doctors Against Attacks File In Supreme Court

Supreme Court will hear a plea seeking directions to authorities to ensure adequate protection is given to the doctors, will be heard on September 5. This has come after witnessing an increase in number of assaults on doctors. The plea also seeks directions to the centre and states to maintain a “distress fund”, which could be used to grant relief funds to the kin, in case a healthcare worker dies.

Sat, 03 Sep 2022 - 07:49 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Supreme Court, PIL, Attack On Doctors, Distress Fund, Legal


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Dolo-650 Makers Denies Report Of Rs 1000 Cr Freebies To Doctors

Dolo-650's Executive Vice President Marketing and Communication Jayaraj Govindaraju said the allegations regarding freebies to doctors, for prescribing the medicine were "absolutely baseless and 100 per cent wrong". On August 19, Govindaraju said, the company's tunover during pandemic was Rs 350 crore, and paying Rs 1,000 crores is impossible. Notably, a PIL was filed with the Supreme Court, against the company, following which SC asked the… read-more

Fri, 19 Aug 2022 - 08:22 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Dolo-650, Makers, Freebies, PIL, Supreme Court

Delhi High Court

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PIL Filed In Delhi HC Seeking Ban On Kites

In the Delhi High Court, a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been moved, seeking direction to the Centre and Delhi government for a ban on flying, making, sale-purchase, storage and transportation of kites. The PIL mentioned that many persons and birds were killed and injured due to accidents caused by kite strings and such accidents were occurring regularly, raising life and safety of human beings and birds.

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 - 09:03 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Kites, Delhi High Court, Ban On Kites, Human Interest, PIL

SpiceJet Flight

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Delhi HC Dismisses PIL Seeking To Stop Operations Of SpiceJet Flights Citing Safety Concerns

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed in the Delhi HC seeking to stop the operation of SpiceJet flights on the country, citing safety concerns over certain recent incidents. Hearing the plea, the court dismissed the petition on the grounds that "the court cannot stop a particular airline from operating based on averments in a PIL and press clippings". The court then stated that DGCA is looking into recent occurrences.

Mon, 18 Jul 2022 - 12:50 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: PIL, SpiceJet, Delhi HC, Safety Concerns, DGCA

Uddhav Thackeray- Eknath Shinde

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SC Begins Hearing For Shinde And Shiv Sena MLAs Disqualification

The Supreme Court, started the hearing of the Public Interest Litigation (PIL), filed against the disqualification of Shiv Sena's rebel MLAs, including minister Eknath Shinde. The Apex Court bench comprising Surya Kant and JB Pardiwala are reviewing the petition against Assembly Speaker Narhari Zirwal, for issuing disqualification of the MLAs. Meanwhile, seven citizens of Maharashtra filed the PIL to the Bombay HC, seeking Shinde's return to… read-more

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 - 11:35 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Eknath Shinde, MLAs, Disqualification, Supreme Court, PIL

Madras Crocodile Park

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PIL Seeking Stoppage Of Transfer Of 1K Crocs From Madras Crocodile Park Filed In Madras HC

A PIL has been filed in the Madras HC seeking to stop the transfer of 1,000 crocodiles from Madras Crocodile Park to Greens Zoological, Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre in Gujarat. The petitioner A Viswanathan, stated that the said facility in Gujarat has a 7,300 square meter area, which can only accomodate 56 crocodiles. He further sought the court to order a CBI probe into the irregularities in granting such permissions.

Sat, 18 Jun 2022 - 02:10 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: PIL, Madras HC, Crocodile Park, Gujarat, zoo

Courtesy: The Times Of India