PIL filed in Madras HC to declare Rs 2k notes invalid

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A PIL was filed in the Madras High Court today for declaring the new Rs 2,000 currency notes as “invalid” on the ground that the value was printed in “Devanagari form of numerals”, which is not authorised by the Constitution. Petitioner K P T Ganesan, a local DMK functionary, submitted that the numerals on the… Read more »

HC junks PIL seeking repeal of State Act

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The Bombay High Court has dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) which sought to discontinue or repeal Maharashtra Employment Guarantee Act of 1977 on the ground that a Central Act with same benefits for rural population has come into the effect from 2005. The PIL prayed that the Central law i.e Mahatma Gandhi National Rural… Read more »

SC to hear PIL for making ‘Yoga’ compulsory for students

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The Supreme Court would next week hear a plea seeking framing of a ‘National Yoga Policy’ and making ‘Yoga’ compulsory for students of Class I-VIII across the country. A bench comprising Chief Justice T S Thakur and Justices D Y Chandrachud and L Nageswara Rao has agreed to hear on November 7 the PIL that… Read more »

Delhi HC seeks Delhi govt reply on PIL to remove BRT corridor debris

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Delhi High Court today sought Delhi government’s response on a plea seeking direction to remove all metal structures, dismantled from the BRT corridor here, and allegedly blocking the footpath on the stretch. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal also issued notice to the office of Lieutenant Governor (LG) on… Read more »

Fresh PIL in HC against film on Indira Gandhi’s assassination

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The release of Bollywood movie ’31st October’, based on the aftermath of the assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi including the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, has been opposed again in Delhi High Court. A petition has been filed afresh against its release after the High Court on October 5 refused to entertain the plea, saying it… Read more »

PIL seeking report on Jaya’s health condition filed

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A PIL was filed in the Madras High Court today seeking a detailed report from the government on the health condition of Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and releasing of photographs of the meeting she is said to have had with her cabinet colleagues and officials in the hospital, where she is admitted. The petitioner “Traffic”… Read more »

Delhi HC seeks govt reply on PIL to implement Food Security Act

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The Delhi High Court has sought the response of the AAP government on a PIL seeking a direction to it to implement the National Food Security Act to ensure good health to children attending Anganwadi centres and schools here. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal issued notice to the… Read more »

SC refuses urgent hearing on PIL Indus Water Treaty

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The Supreme Court today refused to grant an urgent hearing on a PIL seeking declaration of the India-Pakistan Indus Water Treaty as unconstitutional. “There is no urgency in the matter. It will come up for hearing in due course,” a bench comprising Chief Justice T S Thakur and Justice A M Khanwilkar said. Advocate M… Read more »