Jharkhand  /  Published 11.04.19

Holding tax stir in Jharia

Members of various social outfits and chambers of commerce held a meeting on Thursday and decided to file a public interest litigation (PIL) against the collection of holding tax by Dhanbad Municipal ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

North East  /  Published 14.12.19

Citizens to file PIL on act in apex court

A public interest litigation (PIL) is being prepared by a group of citizens, including lawyers from Meghalaya, Nagaland and Manipur, to be filed jointly in the Supreme Court with a plea to strike off...
By Rining Lyngdoh in Shillong

India  /  Published 07.12.19

PIL seeks SIT probe into Telangana encounter

A PIL was filed on Saturday in the Supreme Court seeking an SIT probe, monitored by former apex court judges, into the killing of four persons arrested on charge of gang-rape and murder of a veterinar...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 26.05.20

Protest over Bru settlers

The Mizo convention, a social organisation of Mizo people living in Jampui hill of Kanchanpur subdivision in North district of Tripura, said on Tuesday that it would file a PIL in the high court, chal...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

India  /  Published 18.12.19

Jamia violence: Delhi HC to hear PIL for fact-finding panel

The Delhi High Court agreed to hear on Wednesday a PIL seeking to set up of a fact-finding committee to probe into the violence at Jamia Millia Islamia University following protests over the amended C...
By PTI in New Delhi


North East  /  Published 27.03.20

PIL seeks apex court’s directive

A city-based lawyer, in an e-public interest litigation (PIL) filed before the Supreme Court on Friday, urged the apex court to give guidelines and instructions to state governments, police and the pu...
By Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 20.11.19

Calcutta High Court push to resolution through mediation

The high court has sent 25 cases filed before it for mediation since July and wants to start pre-litigation mediation across the state soon, a judge of Calcutta High Court said on Wednesday. Justice H...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 26.11.18

District courts must be allowed to hear PILs

A chain of lower courts and high courts as well as the Supreme Court have been hearing various cases and pronouncing judgements giving justice to litigants in various parts of the country. But those w...
By Prabhakar Kulkarni

India  /  Published 10.02.20

Court nod to restored SC/ST law

The Supreme Court has upheld the constitutional validity of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act, 2018, saying a court can grant suspects anticipatory bail only when a prima facie case h...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 02.01.19

SC to take up plea on mine tragedy

The Supreme Court will on Thursday take up a PIL filed against the Centre for failing to rescue 15 miners trapped in a coal mine in Meghalaya since December 13 though the government had, in June last ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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