“The essence of good governance lies not just in holding individuals accountable, but in creating an environment where unnecessary litigation is avoided. It is against this backdrop that the call for a ‘National Litigation Policy’ gains urgency.”
The present PIL was filed by the petitioner based on two news reports, had there been some due diligence exercised and research done on the part of the petitioner, it would have been apparent that the issues raised by the petitioner in the instant PIL had already been addressed through relevant statutes, rules and notifications.
The present case is a classic example of frivolous and vexatious litigation, where this Court encounters incoherent and confusing stories in the name of facts and absurd reliefs. Filing such cases as the present one is doubtlessly not only frivolous and vexatious, but annoying and such a litigant must be subject to some kind of sanction.
“The huge and unexplained delay of over 60 years in initiating dispute with regard to the ownership of the land, and the criminal case being lodged only after failure to obtain relief in the civil suits, coupled with denial of relief, reeked of malafide on the part of the complainant.”
The Supreme Court observed that just as bad coins drive out good coins from circulation, bad cases drive out good cases from being heard on time.
NCLT imposed cost to restain Trimex Industries (P) Ltd. from filing frivolous applications which consume Tribunal’s valuable resources and time.
Madhya Pradesh High Court: Anand Pathak, J. allowed a petition which was preferred under Section 482 of Code of Criminal Procedure seeking
“A criminal trial leading to an eventual acquittal also inflicts severe scars upon the accused.”
The Magistrates are the first lines of defence for both the integrity of the criminal justice system, and the harassed and distraught litigant.
Supreme Court: Alarmed by the growing trend amongst seed companies of engaging in frivolous litigation with farmers, virtually defeating the purpose of