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Topic: PIL

Delhi HC asks govt to reply to PIL seeking firms to sell Remdesivir in domestic market

The plea claimed that there are more than 25 companies in India which manufacture the medicine, but only 6 to 8 are permitted to sell it in the domestic market.

Delhi High Court seeks Centre’s stand on PIL against new WhatsApp privacy policy

The petitioners have contended that WhatsApp's new privacy policy indicates 'fissures' in Indian data protection and privacy laws.

PIL in SC seeks Hathras case under SC/ST Act against cops, govt officials, medical staff

The PIL, filed by a Dalit activist, said the State machinery is using all efforts to ensure the accused remain well-shielded, including manipulation & destruction of the evidence.

PIL in SC challenges states’ decision to exempt factories from labour laws during Covid-19

The PIL filed Thursday challenged Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh’s govt in allowing industrial units to increase working hours & deny worker rights.

Supreme Court dismisses petition seeking 100% match of EVMs & voter audit slips

A Chennai based organisation had filed a public interest litigation seeking the audit which the Supreme Court said was nonsense.

PIL in Supreme Court calls offset policy a scam, seeks to repeal it

The PIL seeks that all offset contracts with private organisations after 2005 be disclosed by the government, and must be quashed. New Delhi: Amidst the...

Supreme Court gives 6 weeks to Modi govt to reply on PIL against snooping notification

According to the notification, 10 central probe and snoop agencies are empowered for computer interception and analysis.

Jaitley, Rafale, Padmaavat — name a cause & this Supreme Court lawyer is ready with a case

Supreme Court advocate M.L. Sharma has been fined and reprimanded several times for his frivolous PILs, but that hasn’t stopped him.

Bombay High Court junks PIL seeking health status of Manohar Parrikar in public domain

The court termed the petition as a half-hearted attempt to make serious inroads in the territory of privacy of an individual. 

More than 4,000 cases pending against MPs & MLAs, says report submitted in Supreme Court

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi will take up the issue of criminal cases against the present and former legislators on a PIL.

On Camera

YourTurn

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor (Photo/ANI)

Operation ‘Discipline Tharoor’ failed in Kerala. But battle against Pinarayi won’t be easy

If his attacks on Modi and the BJP are any indication, Tharoor would rather be measured than go all-out, especially as an exponent of positive politics.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.