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Jan 14, 2019
SC decides to keep PIL on Citizenship Amendment Bill pending; 'Parliament should take a call first,' says CJI Ranjan GogoiThe 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
Nov 16, 2018
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.
Oct 08, 2018
Supreme Court to hear fresh plea on Rafale deal on 10 Oct; PIL seeks order to Centre to reveal prices of jets under UPA, NDAThe 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.
Sep 26, 2018
Bombay HC questions Maharashtra govt, NHAI over delay in repairing and widening Mumbai-Goa National HighwayAs 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
Sep 15, 2018
4,388 CCTV cameras installed across Delhi to ensure security of women, city police tells high courtThe 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.
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