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PIL filed in Cal HC seeking deployment of Central armed forces at restive Sandeshkhali

A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Calcutta High Court seeking judicial intervention for the deployment of the central armed forces in the trouble-torn Sandeshkhali in West Bengal's bordering district of North 24 Parganas, court sources said on Saturday.

PIL filed in Cal HC seeking deployment of Central armed forces at restive Sandeshkhali

A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Calcutta High Court seeking judicial intervention for the deployment of the central armed forces in the trouble-torn Sandeshkhali in West Bengal's bordering district of North 24 Parganas, court sources said on Saturday.

Sandeshkhali incident: PIL filed in Supreme Court seeking probe into sexual harassment allegations

New Delhi/IBNS: A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking an impartial probe into the allegations of land grabbing and sexual harassment of women in West Bengal's Sandeshkhali by the aides of Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sheikh Shahjahan, media reports said.

PIL filed in Supreme Court against 3 new criminal laws

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: The three newly passed criminal laws have been challenged by a lawyer in the Supreme Court on Tuesday stating that these are more Draconian than the British Laws.

Supreme Court refuses to entertain PIL on use of 'INDIA' acronym by Opposition parties

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: The Supreme Court Friday refused to entertain a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking directions to 26 political parties, by restraining them from using 'I.N.D.I.A.', as an acronym for Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance, which is the Opposition's alliance.

PIL filed in Calcutta HC challenging appointment of Bengal Election Commissioner Rajiva Sinha

Kolkata/IBNS: A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was on Monday filed in Calcutta High Court challenging the appointment of West Bengal Election Commissioner Rajiva Sinha, court media reports said.

PIL in SC seeking direction to have new parliament building inaugurated by President Droupadi Murmu and not PM Modi

New Delhi: A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking a direction that the new parliament building should be inaugurated by the President of India, and not by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Petition filed in Supreme Court seeking menstrual leave

New Delhi/IBNS: A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking menstrual leave for female students and working women across the country, media reports said.

'If probe proves I have encroached on any property illegally, you can bulldoze it': Mamata Banerjee after PIL over her relatives' assets

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said if anyone can prove that she has encroached on properties illegally, the same can be bulldozed without even informing her.

Bhabanipur bypoll case: Calcutta HC questions EC for expediting particularly one byelection, reserves order

Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court on Friday reserved its order on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed questioning the Election Commission of India (ECI)'s decision to conduct a bypoll in Bhabanipur assembly seat amid pandemic where Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee is a contestant.

Supreme Court rebukes lawyer over plea; says time to stop bogus PILs

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court has said that lawyers should be stopped from filing "bogus PILs (Public Interest Litigation) while upbraiding a lawyer for filing a "Publicity Interest Litigation" seeking compensation for families of those lawyers who died before the age of 60, whether by Covid or any other disease, according to media reports.

Heavy casualties in Himachal landslides: HC issues notice to Centre to take necessary action

Shimla/UNI: Himachal Pradesh High Court has issued notices to the Centre and State Governments and the National Highway Authority of India, in a matter seeking directions to the authorities concerned to take necessary measures for prevention of occurring landslides in the state.

Supreme Court quashes PIL seeking approval for herbal concoction claimed to cure COVID-19

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a public interest litigation petition that sought directions to allow the supply of a herbal concoction medicine in Andhra Pradesh, which is claimed to "miraculously" cure COVID-19.

PIL seeking Union minister VK Singh's removal dismissed by Supreme Court

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL)  seeking to remove Union Minister VK Singh over alleged anti-Army statements he had made on February 7, according to media reports.

Plea in Delhi HC to remove Covid awareness caller tune in Amitabh Bachchan's voice

New Delhi/UNI: A plea was filed in the Delhi High Court on Thursday, seeking removal of Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan's recorded message on precautions to be taken against COVID-19, before a phone call is put through.