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22 April, 2018 7:30 PM PIL in HC on TTD’s bank deposits

Petitioner alleges violation of rules The High Court has admitted a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Rayalaseema Porata Samithi Convenor P. Naveen Kumar Reddy against the alleged misappropriation in bank deposits by the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD). The Andhra Pradesh Charitable and Hindu Religious and Endowments Act – 1987 and sought 38

20 April, 2018 6:43 PM Plea against allowing fresh law graduates to compete for Civil Judge post

Permission unconstitutional, arbitrary, unreasonable and irrational, says petitioner A public interest litigation (PIL) petition has been filed in the Madras High Court challenging the latest Civil Judges recruitment notification in so far as it permits even fresh law graduates to compete for the judicial post. Advocate M. Radhakrishnan, 68, had filed 40

19 April, 2018 7:16 PM Judge Loya death case: To recuse or not is a judge’s call, says Justice Chandrachud

‘A decision as to whether a judge should hear a case is a matter of conscience for him’ Justice D.Y. Chandrachud, who wrote the judgment in the Loya PIL case on Thursday, made a point to dedicate nearly a page to advocate Prashant Bhushan for asking him and fellow judge Justice A.M. Khanwilkar to recuse from the case. Justice Chandrachud said a decision 41

19 April, 2018 1:58 AM Limit Flight Hours For Pilots, Delhi High Court Tells Aviation Regulator DGCA

The Delhi High Court directed the aviation regulator DGCA not to permit a pilot to fly a maximum of 125 hours over 30 consecutive days. New Delhi: Flight hours for pilots should be limited, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). It also said that the civil aviation body is bound to comply with the provisions 53

16 April, 2018 6:25 AM Supreme Court dismisses PIL against pension, benefits to former MPs

The Supreme Court on Monday, April 16, 2018, dismissed a PIL challenging the perks, including pension and travel allowances, given to former Parliamentarians. A bench of Justice J Chelameswar and Sanjay Kishan Kaul said, “The petition is dismissed”. The Centre had on March 7 told the apex court that the entitlement of former Members of Parliament (MPs) 35

2 April, 2018 4:32 PM HC issues notice to Centre, state on PIL seeking action on reducing air-water pollution

The Madras High Court today issued notice to the Centre and state government on a public interest litigation seeking a direction to both to take appropriate action on a war-footing to implement the Air Pollution Control Act and reduce air and water pollution. The plea was filed an NGO -- Global Warming Environment Protecting Society. The petitioner submitted 46

26 March, 2018 9:35 AM SC seeks Centre’s views on practices of polygamy, ‘nikah halala’

While quashing the triple talaq in its 2017 verdict, a five-judge Constitution Bench had kept open the issue of polygamy and ‘nikah halala’ The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to examine the constitutional validity of polygamy and ‘nikah halala’ among Muslims and sought the views of the Union government and the Law Commission on the the practices. A Bench 34

23 March, 2018 6:22 AM Why have you not appointed a Lokayukta yet, SC asks 12 States

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Chief Secretaries of 12 states to specify why they have not appointed a Lokayukta. A bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi and R Banumathi also asked the chief secretary of Odisha to apprise the court about the status of the Lokayukta in state and said the apex court has no information whether it has an anti-corruption 26

16 March, 2018 6:23 AM Centre tells Supreme Court it will not damage Ram Sethu for shipping channel project

The Centre today informed the Supreme Court that in the "interest of the nation", it will not damage the mythological Ram Sethu for its Sethusamudram Ship Channel project. The Union Ministry of Shipping, in its affidavit, told a bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra that the PIL filed by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy against the Sethusamudram project 48

12 March, 2018 6:22 PM CJ agrees to take up suo motu PIL

The Chief Justice of Madras High Court Indira Banerjee on Monday agreed to take up a suo motu public interest litigation petition on the basis of a photograph, circulating on the social media, of a sub-inspector of police having taken a selfie with a lawyer after allegedly beating him up black and blue at the Thattarmadam police station in Thoothukudi 69