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SP government granted two weeks time to respond to PIL

The Allahabad High Court Tuesday granted two weeks time to the Uttar Pradesh government to submit its response on a Public Interest Litigation seeking direction for a CBI inquiry into all the major riots, which took place in the state after Samajwadi Party, came to power.

The Lucknow bench of justice Imtiyaz Murtaza and justice Anil Kumar Tripathi II passed the order after additional advocate general Bulbul Godiyal, appearing on behalf of the UP government, sought two weeks time to seek instructions and file response.

Notice to TN on removing caste from college names

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Chennai: The Madras High Court has ordered a notice to the Tamil Nadu government on a PIL seeking removal of caste names prefixed or suffixed into government and aided schools and colleges in the sta

Madras High Court clears decks for KKNPP commissioning


Chennai: Paving the way for commissioning of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant (KKNPP), the Madras high court on Monday dismissed two public interest litigations against completing the project witho

HC rejects plea against stray animals


Chennai: When a Chennaiite recently moved a PIL before the Madras high court seeking direction to the city corporation to remove the loitering animals and to punish their owners, many citizens felt t

PIL against land allotted to minister, kin

D. Venkata Krishna Reddy, an agriculturist has filed a PIL in the High Court, seeking a direction to the state government to resume 3.12 acres allotted to minister T.G. Venkatesh and his daughter in

PIL against star hotel near Bengaluru airport

A vacation bench of the Karnataka High Court on Friday ordered notices to the Ministry of civil aviation, chairman of the Airports Authority of India and Chief Executive Officer, of Bangalore Internat

PIL filed in HC against move to shift Anna Centenary Library

A PIL was filed in the Madras High Court seeking to forbear Tamil Nadu Government from shifting the Anna Centenary Library (ACL) from its present location to the Directorate of Public Instruction comp

Why CBI not in RTI ambit: PIL


The Madras high court on Friday ordered notice to the Union government on a public interest litigation (PIL), challenging its notification, exempting the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) from the

SC refuses to take up 'premature' PILs on Lokpal Bill panel


The Supreme Court today refused to go into a batch of PILs challenging constitutional validity of the notification on composition of a committee to draft the Jan Lokpal bill, saying the petitions were

HC dismisses PIL seeking Bihar to take back Kosi aid

The Patna High Court on Tuesday dismissed a PIL seeking a directive to the Nitish Kumar government to take back the Rs 5 crore Kosi flood relief returned to Gujarat Chief Minister, Mr Narendra Modi.

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