Overview of the Petition A Public Interest Litigation was filed by Advocate S. Balakrishnan seeking directions to concerned Police Officials to register FIR against the police officers who allegedly committed atrocities against the lockdown violators ..
Background The Supreme Court Bar Association submitted before the Chief Justice of India that despite having vast experience with fields relating to civil, criminal, constitutional, and commercial law, the Supreme Court lawyers are rarely considered ..
Background Recently, a Public Interest Litigation was filed by the Bharatiya Bikash Parisada in the High Court of Orissa. The PIL sought permission for the installation of CCTV cameras and display boards in all the Covid-19 Hospitals and Centers to m ..
Background Facts The Complaint filed by the Petitioner alleged that a main sewerage pumping line of the Kerala Water Authority that was laid diagonally through the property of Avruthi Mall Management Co. Ltd. (one of the Respondents) was shifted to a ..
"All States Must Implement One Nation One Ration Card Scheme": Supreme Court Reserves Judgement In Suo Moto Migrant Workers CaseThe Supreme Court Bench of Hon’ble Justices Ashok Bhushan and M. R. Shah reserved the judgment in the suo ..
Background The Respondent in the case, Dr. Smitha was a post-graduate with Ph.D. in chemistry and was working as a Research Associate in the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research. She had applied for the post of Technical Assistant in Chemist ..
Background Four Journalists Nupur Thapliyal, Sparsh Upadhyay, Areeb Uddin Ahmed, and Rahul Dubey had challenged the High Court of Madhya Pradesh Video Conferencing and Audio-Visual Electronic Linkage Rules, 2020. The Video Conferencing rules were cha ..
Overview The Madras High Court Bench of Hon’ble Justices R. Mahadevan and P. D. Audikesavalu passed a set of 75 directions in a suo moto Public Interest Litigation of 2015. The PIL was initiated by the then Chief Justice of Madras High Court, S ..
Delayed Filing of Charge-Sheet In Heinous Crimes Does Not Reflect Well On Investigating Agency: Calcutta High Court Takes Suo Moto CognizanceThe Calcutta High Court Bench of Hon’ble Chief Justice Rajesh Bindal and Justice Arijit Banerjee took s ..
'Temple Lands Shall Always Remain With Temples; Public Purpose Theory Shall Not Be Invoked Over Temple Lands': Madras HCThe judgment was passed in a suo moto PIL of 2015. The Madras High Court highlighted the need to preserve cultural heritag ..