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Aug 09, 2018
Bombay HC questions Maharashtra transport department over allowing auto-rickshaws to act as school busesA 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.
Aug 03, 2018
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.
Jul 05, 2018
'All of them should go to jail': Delhi HC expresses anguish over protesters who stalled metro services, dumped garbageDelhi 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.
Jun 23, 2018
Uttarakhand HC bans river rafting and other water sports in state, says safety and health of environment needs to be priorityA 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.
Apr 06, 2018
Food inside multiplexes should be sold at regular prices, says Bombay High Court, reiterates theatres cannot prohibit outside foodNoting 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
Apr 04, 2018
IPL 2018: Madras HC hears PIL seeking stay on forthcoming season, issues notices to BCCI and CentreMadras High Court has issued notice to BCCI and Centre based on a PIL filed by IPS officer G Sampath Kumar to restrain the board from conducting Indian Premier League matches.
Apr 02, 2018
Kamala Mills fire: Retired judge-led panel to probe blaze, govt tells Bombay High CourtThe Maharashtra government informed the Bombay High Court that retired chief justice of the court AV Savant was appointed as the chairperson of a three-member committee to probe the Kamala Mills Compound fire incident that claimed 14 lives in December. The high court had ordered for the committee to be set up to conduct an inquiry into the incident.
Mar 01, 2018
Kamala Mills fire case: Bombay High Court finds shortcomings in MCGM's safety auditsThe Bombay High Court on Thursday said the fire safety audits of the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) were not much effective, in the light of last year's devastating fire at the Kamala Mills compound.
Feb 12, 2018
EC files affidavit in Supreme Court asking for power to de-register political parties, ensure inner party democracyIn an affidavit filed on Saturday, the Election Commission of India (EC) implored the Supreme Court to empower the electoral body to be able to de-register political parties
Feb 11, 2018
Bombay HC to hear PIL relating to missing Indian currency between printing presses and RBIA public interest litigation — probably holding the key to the historic demonetisation of 8 November, 2016 — filed by RTI activist Manoranjan Roy will finally come up for hearing at Bombay High Court on 12 February.