“There is no public interest either in the exemption from classes for LLB course sought for or the prayers made under the Right to Information Act, 2005.”
“In films to address social evils, it is necessary to depict such social evils itself to bring out their consequences and the overall message of the movie and the core storyline is centered around overcoming disability.”
“Federalism which was the basic structure of the Constitution could not be diluted or violated by usage of the expression ‘Central Government’.”
The petitions are premised upon a show cause notice issued by DRI promulgating that the intelligence has indicated that various entities of Adani Group and Essar Group were indulging in gross over-valuation of imported goods (zero or low duty rated) to siphon off money abroad from Public Listed Companies.
As per an additional affidavit submitted, the CBDT has provided the way, in the past and future, pending appeals are to be dealt with and disposed of expeditiously as well as a road map to dispose of pending appeals.
Policies are often drafted keeping in view the larger public interest, balancing various competing interests. Unless a policy is manifestly arbitrary, discriminatory, or mala fide, the wisdom and advisability of governmental policies are outside the purview of judicial review.
“By ensuring that convicts, undertrials, and their dependents are aware of and can access benefits designed for their welfare will be crucial in rehabilitation and social reintegration.”
“There is certainly an improvement in the matter of establishment of Commercial Courts and steps are being taken to fill up the remaining posts of District Judges, Commercial Courts.”
A PIL on the implementation of the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013 is pending before the Supreme Court.
“The present petition is filed for the benefit of students studying in Delhi government schools, who are deprived of the playground facility for outdoor sports as provided under Section 19 of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009 and its Schedule thereunder.”
The PIL was filed highlighting the inaction of the University Grants Commission (‘UGC’) with respect to Universities/ Institution/ Colleges providing unspecified courses.
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.
Allahabad High Court also directed SIT, already constituted by the State Government to intimate about the action taken on the first information reports lodged by lawyers in respect of the incident, while submitting its interim report.
The petitioner challenged the appointment of the Chief Administrative Officer based on the absence of a notification number and approval details in the 2021 notification.
Calcutta High Court observed that at this stage, the Court we cannot examine the disputed questions and directed the District Magistrate to provide an appropriate reply to the petitioner.
The traffic authorities are the best judges to decide the issue of regulation of traffic in the city and the Court while exercising its jurisdiction under Article 226 of the Constitution of India cannot sit over as an Appellate Authority over the decisions taken by the traffic authorities for regulating the movement of traffic in the city.
Before entertaining a PIL, Court must diligently verify that the petition is genuinely rooted in public interest and not driven by personal vendettas or vested interests
“…if, according to the petitioner, certain sentiments have been affected on account of certain speeches by certain individuals, law provides adequate remedy for redressal of such grievances.”
Calcutta High Court directed that the responsibility of cleaning and maintaining the area be entrusted to Eastern Railway, with the cooperation of officials from the concerned district.
“District Magistrates might join the proceedings virtually, whereas the Secretary, Animal Husbandry and the Chairperson of the Executive Committee of the State Animal Welfare Board should personally remain present in Court, to assist the Court.