Tuesday, 29 November, 2022

Topic: PIL

Supreme Court decision in Manoj Tiwari case is a cue for it to back off from sealing drive

Sealing buildings is the biggest example of the kind of judicial activism that Supreme Court must stay away from.

PIL filed in Supreme Court to prevent inebriated voters from casting votes

The petition said the distribution of alcohol as a bribe to manipulate voters has been widely reported and needs judicial intervention.

Supreme Court merely sniffing secret envelopes to see if there’s a scam in Rafale deal

Opposition has already approached the CVC and the CAG on Rafale deal.

This BJP leader is the uncrowned king of ‘political interest litigation’

Ashwini Kumar Upadhyaya has filed PILs on issues that are on top of his party’s agenda — such as yoga, Vande Mataram and nikah halala.

Norms laid down, but little has been done to rehabilitate people cured of mental illness

Only 9 states, UTs have responded to top court’s directive; most of them submit vague replies which show lack of initiatives to implement central guidelines.

Delhi BJP leader files PIL in Supreme Court challenging Article 370

The plea says the special provision was "temporary" and lapsed with the dissolution of the Jammu and Kashmir Constituent Assembly in 1957. New Delhi: A PIL...

Delhi HC to hear plea seeking official recognition for sign language in India

Disability rights activist Nipun Malhotra says he filed the PIL as the government has failed to take any action.

Get Centre to process names collegium has reiterated for higher judiciary: NGO plea in SC

Accuses Modi government of ‘stonewalling of judicial appointments’ and interfering ‘in the due process of law’.

The animal kingdom can defend itself now, and it’s all thanks to Uttarakhand’s crusader judge

Justice Rajiv Sharma’s bench has given many rulings on environmental PILs, including giving ‘legal entity’ status to rivers, glaciers and forests.

Delhi sweet maker’s son gets first electric prosthetic arm under disability act

Aspiring artist looks forward to painting with hands but there’s a glitch - government has provided aid for just one arm

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Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

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.