Tag: Pil

Supreme Court
'Society has disputes; moving court won't resolve all problems': SC on PIL on population control

The Supreme Court on Friday, while hearing a PIL on population control, said the matter has invited the government's attention and it is for the government to take a policy decision, not the court.

  • Friday, 30 September 2022
Satyender Jain
PIL in Delhi HC cites Satyendar Jain 'memory loss' to seek disqualification

Jain, whose bail was denied in various hearings since May 31, is currently admitted to a city government-run Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) hospital, as he complained of medical issues.

  • Wednesday, 10 August 2022
Supreme Court
PIL in SC challenges National Commission for Minorities Act

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has moved the Supreme Court challenging the validity of Section 2 (C) of the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) Act, 1992 terming it 'arbitrary' and 'contrary' to the Constitution.

  • Saturday, 04 June 2022
Srimandir Heritage Corridor row: Hearing in Supreme Court tomorrow
Srimandir Heritage Corridor row: Hearing in Supreme Court tomorrow

A bench of Justices B R Gavai and Hima Kohli will hear the PIL filed by Ghade which seeks Odisha government to restrain from carrying out excavation and construction around the Srimandir.

  • Wednesday, 01 June 2022
Supreme Court
SC asks Jharkhand HC to decide maintainability of PIL for probe against CM Hemant Soren

A vacation bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Bela M Trivedi noted that the high court had itself in its order of May 13 said it would first decide the maintainability of the PIL filed by one Shiv Kumar Sharma and then it will go into the merit of the allegations levelled in the petition.

  • Tuesday, 24 May 2022
CJI Ramana
PIL has turned into personal interest litigation: CJI Ramana

Chief Justice N V Ramana on Saturday expressed concern over frivolous litigations in courts and said the concept of PIL has now turned into personal interest litigation and is at times being misused to stall projects or put pressure on public authorities.

  • Saturday, 30 April 2022
BJP files PIL challenging legality of ‘Biju Yuva Vahini’

Bhubaneswar: Challenging the legality of the Biju Yuva Vahini formed by the State government, Yuva Morcha, the youth wing of BJP, has filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the Orissa High Court. Following the PIL, the HC bench comprising Chief Justice KS Jhaveri and Justice KR Mohapatra sought a reply from the State government […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
BJP files PIL in High Court on Srimandir’s 'missing' gold

Bhubaneswar: Questioning the discrepancy in the amount of gold collected from the ‘Hundis (donation boxes)’ of Puri Srimandir and the amount deposited in the bank locker, BJP has filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the Orissa High Court today. In the PIL filed by BJP State vice-president Samir Mohanty, a Central Bureau of Investigation […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
HC seeks reply on PIL demanding GI tag for ‘Odishara Rasagola’

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court has issued notice to all the parties including the Odisha government in connection with the PIL seeking Geographical Indication (GI) tag for ‘Odishara Rasagola’ and scrapping GI tag received by West Bengal for ‘Banglar Rasogolla.’ Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi, Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA), Chennai Intellectual Property Office (IPO) […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
'Invest Odisha' logo lands in controversy, PIL filed in High Court

Cuttack: A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Orissa High Court challenging the logo design of “’Invest Odisha” – an ongoing year-long campaign by the Odisha government aimed to draw more investors to the state. Stating that the design and shape of the ‘O’ alphabet used in logo has hurt his religious […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Kunduli suicide: Protests, petitions turn heat on State govt

Bhubaneswar: While opposition parties continue to direct their ire against the ruling BJD in connection with the gang rape and subsequent suicide of the Kunduli girl, a case was filed against 11 persons at the District & Sessions Judge Court, Koraput today. Moreover, a PIL was also filed in the Orissa High Court in connection […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
PIL against arrested BJD MLA Pravat Biswal's stay in hospital

Cuttack: A PIL was filed in the Orissa High Court on Wednesday raising doubts on the health condition of arrested BJD MLA Pravat Biswal who is undergoing treatment at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack. It has been alleged that Biswal is faking illness to avoid jail custody, after being arrested by CBI on […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Trespassing into judge’s house: SC asks Orissa HC Bar Association to respond in 2 weeks

Cuttack: The Supreme Court on Monday sought a response from Orissa High Court Bar Association in two weeks to file its reply in connection with the shifting of the case of CBI officers entering the house of sitting High Court judge Justice CR Dash, from Orissa High Court to Delhi. The CBI officials had trespassed […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
PIL filed in Orissa HC to bring petroleum products under GST

Cuttack: Amidst the ongoing tug of war between BJD and BJP over fuel price rise, a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed in Orissa High Court today to bring petroleum products under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) ambit. According to sources, social activist Surendra Panigrahi filed the PIL in High Court seeking a uniform […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
PIL filed in HC to ban animal sacrifice during ‘Chhatar Jatra’

Bhawanipatna: A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed in Orissa High Court seeking a ban on animal sacrifice during the famous ‘Chhatar Jatra’ of Maa Manikeswari at Bhawanipatna in Kalahandi district. The PIL filed by social activist Jayanti Das urged the court to instruct Kalahandi district administration to check mass sacrifice of animals including […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021