PIL

  • Should PM & CMs keep criminal netas out of their cabinet? August 27, 2014

    In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition seeking the removal of people with alleged criminal background from becoming ministers at the Centre or states. "We leave it to the wisdom of the Prime Minister whether to appoint people with criminal background or not," the apex...
  • System of registering names in voters list must be reviewed: Former CEC April 25, 2014

    Former Chief Election Commissioner TS Krishnamurthy said that the system of registering and deleting names in the voters list should be reviewed. His statement came a day after thousands of Mumbaikars complained that their names were missing from the voters list and a PIL will be filed in the Bombay...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 16, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Sensex crashes 769 points; its biggest fall in 4 years August 20, 2013

    There has been a carnage on Dalal Street with the Sensex crashing more than 700 points and the rupee hitting a record low of 62 to the dollar forcing the Prime Minister's Office to call a highlevel meeting. Nifty also fell drastically over 200 points down to its biggest percentage...
  • Supreme Court dismisses PIL challenging IAS officer Durga's suspension August 16, 2013

    The Supreme Court has dismissed a PIL challenging the suspension of IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal by the Uttar Pradesh government. The bench headed by Justice HL Dutta said Durga can take care of herself and can question the order of the Chief Minister in an appropriate forum. ...
  • FTP: Is the SC correct in maintaining 18 years as the age for Juvenile criminals? July 17, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld 18 years as the legal age for juvenile in the country, rejecting a PIL seeking an amendment to the Juvenile Justice Act to lower the age of juvenile offenders from 18 to 16. ...
  • Kudankulam: Disappointed with HC verdict, says petitioner August 31, 2012

    The Madras High Court on Friday gave the goahead for the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant saying that a fresh environment clearance was not required. ...
  • Rs 3 lakh crore mining scam unearthed in Orrisa September 27, 2011

    RTI activist Biswajit Mohanty has filed a PIL calling for a CBI inquiry in the illegal mining in Orrisa. ...
  • Imran Khan files PIL against drinking age limit September 15, 2011

    Actor Imran Khan is ready with his PIL challenging the state government's ban on drinking liquor till the age of 25. ...
  • I don't endorse drinking: Imran Khan June 17, 2011

    Actor Imran Khan is doing more than just acting, he filed a PIL against the Maharashtra government's decision to raise the age limit for alcohol consumption from 21 to 25. ...
  • Amar vs Bhushans CD war gets murkier April 18, 2011

    Both Shanti Bhushan and Amar Singh have filed complaints against each other over the CD controversy. ...
  • Amar Singh questions Bhushans' clean image April 18, 2011

    Amar Singh said, "how has the Bhushans' income risen since they started filing PILs?" ...