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Coronavirus Outbreak: Differences emerge between Karnataka MPs, MLA over fixing accountability after pharma employee in Nanjangud infects 73 others
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Differences emerge between Karnataka MPs, MLA over fixing accountability after pharma employee in Nanjangud infects 73 others

Nanjangud's BJP MLA B Harshavardhan, who is the son-in-law of party MP V Srinivasa Prasad representing Chamarajanagar Lok Sabha constituency is angry with the state government over the handling of the issue.

PIL filed in SC seeking removal of anti-CAA protesters at Shaheen Bagh in view of health hazards posed by novel coronavirus
India

PIL filed in SC seeking removal of anti-CAA protesters at Shaheen Bagh in view of health hazards posed by novel coronavirus

Hundreds of demonstrators at Shaheen Bagh in Delhi have been agitating since 15 December last year against the CAA, NRC and NPR

Only five percent of Indians are 'sports literate', says Kanishka Pandey, researcher who had filed PIL for making sports fundamental right
Sports

Only five percent of Indians are 'sports literate', says Kanishka Pandey, researcher who had filed PIL for making sports fundamental right

Pandey, a law graduate from Delhi University, had written a book 'Sports — A Way Of Life', which was released by national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand in 2017

Indiabulls Housing Finance shares tank 10% amid reports of public interest litigation against company, promoters
Business

Indiabulls Housing Finance shares tank 10% amid reports of public interest litigation against company, promoters

Shares of Indiabulls Housing Finance on Friday dropped nearly 10 percent amid reports that a public interest litigation has been filed against the company and its promoters

Daily Bulletin: SC to hear Chidambaram's plea against remand order; Jaishankar to begin two-day visit to Russia; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: SC to hear Chidambaram's plea against remand order; Jaishankar to begin two-day visit to Russia; day's top stories

Daily Bulletin: Supreme Court to hear former finance minister P Chidambaram's plea against remand order today; Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to visit Rae Bareli rail coach factory; day's top stories

PIL filed in Supreme Court requesting prompt assistance from Centre, state govt in curbing Uttarakhand wildfires
India

PIL filed in Supreme Court requesting prompt assistance from Centre, state govt in curbing Uttarakhand wildfires

A public interest litigation was filed in the Supreme Court on Thursday seeking urgent steps to protect forests, wildlife and birds from wildfires in Uttarakhand. Every year forest fires in the state causes great loss to the forest ecosystem, the diversity of the flora and fauna and the economic wealth and is one of the major disasters there. The plea also demanded for legal rights of the animals residing in the forests.

Suprme Court dismisses PIL seeking VVPAT verfication of all EVM votes, terms it 'nuisance'
Politics

Suprme Court dismisses PIL seeking VVPAT verfication of all EVM votes, terms it 'nuisance'

A vacation bench of the apex court headed by Justice Arun Mishra, and comprising Justice MR Shah did not find any merit in the petition.

Fake news menace: Supreme Court refuses to interfere with PIL aimed at regulating misinformation on social media
India

Fake news menace: Supreme Court refuses to interfere with PIL aimed at regulating misinformation on social media

The PIL sought directions to the Centre to frame guidelines to check spread of fake news on social media.

TikTok ban: SC refuses listing of plea challenging Madras HC order banning download
News & Analysis

TikTok ban: SC refuses listing of plea challenging Madras HC order banning download

The Madras HC on 3 April passed an order directing the Center to prohibit the use of the TikTok app.

Should PUBG and other online video games be banned or regulated in India?
Gaming

Should PUBG and other online video games be banned or regulated in India?

A PIL was recently filed in the Bombay HC calling for a ban on the popular video game, PUBG.

SC decides to keep PIL on  Citizenship Amendment Bill pending; 'Parliament should take a call first,' says CJI Ranjan Gogoi
India

SC decides to keep PIL on Citizenship Amendment Bill pending; 'Parliament should take a call first,' says CJI Ranjan Gogoi

The Supreme Court decided to keep the public interest litigation (PIL) filed against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill pending, with Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi saying the Bill is yet to be passed by the Rajya Sabha

Supreme Court refuses to monitor implementation of RTE Act, says education 'one priority among many'
India

Supreme Court refuses to monitor implementation of RTE Act, says education 'one priority among many'

"Don't expect miracles" in a huge country like India, the Supreme Court said, refusing to further hear a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking implementation of the Right to Education Act.

Supreme Court to hear fresh plea on Rafale deal on 10 Oct; PIL seeks order to Centre to reveal prices of jets under UPA, NDA
India

Supreme Court to hear fresh plea on Rafale deal on 10 Oct; PIL seeks order to Centre to reveal prices of jets under UPA, NDA

The petition in the Supreme Court has sought a direction to the Centre to reveal details of the Rafale deal and comparative prices agreed upon during the tenures of both the UPA and NDA.

Bombay HC questions Maharashtra govt, NHAI over delay in repairing and widening Mumbai-Goa National Highway
India

Bombay HC questions Maharashtra govt, NHAI over delay in repairing and widening Mumbai-Goa National Highway

As per the plea and submissions made by authorities in Bombay High Court, 84 kilometres of the total 555 kilometres of the highway is maintained by the NHAI

4,388 CCTV cameras installed across Delhi to ensure security of women, city police tells high court
India

4,388 CCTV cameras installed across Delhi to ensure security of women, city police tells high court

The Delhi High Court was told by the police on Friday that it has installed around 4,388 CCTV cameras in vulnerable areas of the national capital to ensure safety and security of women.

Bombay HC questions Maharashtra transport department over allowing auto-rickshaws to act as school buses
India

Bombay HC questions Maharashtra transport department over allowing auto-rickshaws to act as school buses

A bench of justices Naresh Patil and GS Kulkarni were hearing a PIL about school buses and directed the additional commissioner SB Sahrasrabuddhe to remain present in the court on Wednesday over the government resolution (GR) that was issued by the transport department on 19 May this year.

Supreme Court dismisses plea for guidelines for conducting caesarean deliveries in hospitals, says petition is 'abuse of law process'
India

Supreme Court dismisses plea for guidelines for conducting caesarean deliveries in hospitals, says petition is 'abuse of law process'

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a plea seeking the laying down of guidelines on how the procedure for caesarean deliveries has to be conducted in hospitals, saying the petition was an abuse of process of law.

'All of them should go to jail': Delhi HC expresses anguish over protesters who stalled metro services, dumped garbage
India

'All of them should go to jail': Delhi HC expresses anguish over protesters who stalled metro services, dumped garbage

Delhi HC issued a notice to the Centre, DMRC, CISF and the police to seek their stand on PIL demanding action against those responsible for stalling of metro train services on 31 May and also against Municipal Council's sanitation workers who dumped garbage outside Shastri Bhavan and the Rail Bhavan.

Uttarakhand HC bans river rafting and other water sports in state, says safety and health of environment needs to be priority
India

Uttarakhand HC bans river rafting and other water sports in state, says safety and health of environment needs to be priority

A division bench of justices Rajiv Sharma, Lokpal Singh in Uttarakhand directed the state government to prepare a transparent policy, to regulate adventure sports in the state.

Food inside multiplexes should be sold at regular prices, says Bombay High Court, reiterates theatres cannot prohibit outside food
India

Food inside multiplexes should be sold at regular prices, says Bombay High Court, reiterates theatres cannot prohibit outside food

Noting that the cost of food and water inside multiplexes was exorbitant, the Bombay High Court on Thursday opined that it should be sold at regular prices