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Ban on smoking in public places to be enforced in Delhi: HC

The bench directed the Registrar General of the Delhi High Court to apprise it on July 5.

12 Apr 2017 10:28 AM

Bombay HC slams Ashish Shelar for delaying PIL over graveyard

The court had allowed Mr Shelar to intervene in the petition.

12 Apr 2017 1:33 AM

Never questioned ministers’ security: Bombay HC

A division bench rapped the joint home secretary for writing to the DGP seeking his opinion on continuing the police protection to the ministers.

08 Apr 2017 1:10 AM

KEM senior under court’s scanner

The petitioner, Vinay Nair presented letters to the court which the hospital had sent to some patients.

01 Apr 2017 1:53 AM

Revamp 100 helpline: Delhi HC tells Centre

The direction came on a PIL initiated by the high court after Justice Vipin Sanghi’s call to the emergency helpline number went unanswered.

28 Mar 2017 2:53 AM


Barring criminals from polls: Govt to file report by April 18

The law needs to evolve to pose an effective deterrence, and to prevent subversion of the process of justice.

25 Mar 2017 1:43 AM

Top cop told to probe minister’s phone call

The court directed court receiver to start sealing six buildings namely Nana park, Sitaram, Omkareshwar, Kalpataru heights, Ekvira, Sulochana.

09 Mar 2017 6:54 AM

Rules still being flouted on Palm Beach road mangroves

Activists say the area is not looked after, thereby making it a haven for illegal activities.

08 Mar 2017 6:36 AM

Maharashtra govt told to improve hygiene, food quality in all the prisons

The court also pointed out that there were no proper arrangements for the families and advocates to meet prisoners in jail.

03 Mar 2017 4:20 AM

Supreme Court orders govt policy on rehab of mentally ill

The bench was hearing a PIL about the plight of 300 people languishing in various mental hospitals in UP even after they have been cured.

23 Feb 2017 5:00 AM


Allahabad HC notice to Mayawati, kin for fudging land records

The petitioner has made Ms Mayawati, her father Prabhu Dayal and brother Anand Kumar partie sin the PIL.

16 Feb 2017 7:16 AM

PIL against state’s IT policy rejected

The court also said that encouraging the growth of the economy by making positive discrimination couldn’t be considered as discriminatory.

30 Jan 2017 6:35 AM

NGO asked to pay Rs 5 lakhs for frivolous plea

The CJI told senior counsel V Giri, appearing for the appellant, that this is a SLP which is bereft of bonafides.

14 Jan 2017 1:41 AM

Supreme Court rejects PIL challenging I-T exemptions to parties

The PIL said opaque political funding is the foundation of black money in any economy.

12 Jan 2017 2:52 AM

Supreme Court orders audit of 32 lakh NGOs on govt funds

The bench directed the matter to be listed for further hearing in April, after receipt of audit report by the government.

11 Jan 2017 1:33 AM


PIL for conferring Bharat Ratna on Jayalalithaa dismissed by HC

The petitioner went on to list many welfare schemes launched by her including Amma canteens and free laptops and cycles for students.

06 Jan 2017 2:06 PM

Government asked to fix price of stents by March 1

Court was hearing a PIL saying that the rate of the coronary stents has not been fixed despite it being included in the NLEM.

23 Dec 2016 3:35 AM

Bombay High Court holds ex-bureaucrat in contempt

KP Bakshi hadn’t complied with orders to procure decibel meters.

17 Dec 2016 2:01 AM

Will appoint Advocate General by year-end: State to HC

The HC, on the last date of hearing, had directed the government to inform the court about its stand on the appointment of an AG.

14 Dec 2016 6:44 AM

Working on easing note ban problems: Govt tells SC

The Centre was responding to questions posed by the Supreme Court while hearing various PIL’s relating to demonetisation.

09 Dec 2016 2:40 PM