Statutory warnings are intended to instill a sense of fear, but they have had very little effect on human attitudes and behaviour towards alcohol consumption. It is also a sorry state of affairs that persons under 21 years, who are specifically prohibited from drinking alcohol, are in fact addicted to it. Therefore, it is incumbent on the State Government to reduce alcohol dependence and addiction as a public health measure by restricting and effectively regulating its sale and consumption.
The High Court issued a contempt notice against an Advocate and a civic official, who acted on her request, after observing that a lawyer’s letter asking for a designated area within the Bombay High Court premises in Nagpur to feed dogs was for “publicity”.
Delhi High Court: In a PIL filed seeking a prohibition of affixing photographs of gods/goddesses on walls to prevent public
The PIL had alleged that the talk show “Koffee with Karan”, hosted by Karan Johar, was promoting racism, sexuality and obscenity through words or visible representation.
Patna high Court: In a case relating to rising trend of manufacturing and smuggling of liquor in the dry State,
“We hope and trust that the festival of lights does not become a cause for concern where the demon of pollution poisons our air and leads to irreparable damage to the health of the population at large.”
Tripura High Court: In a public interest litigation seeking issuance of show cause to the respondents as to why a writ of
Tripura High Court: In a public interest litigation concerning custodial torture on a 28-year-old woman in the police lockup, the division bench
God is not the fiefdom of ruling party
Patna High Court: In a writ petition filed for the quashing of the illegal appointments of Vice-Chancellors, Pro Vice Chancellors and other
Allahabad High Court: In a case relating to the fire incident on 05.09.2022 at a well-known hotel, namely, Levana Suites, where four
Gauhati High Court:In a case relating to suo motu Public Interest Litigation (PIL) against the police atrocities, which took place at Paltan
Canada Supreme Court: A full bench comprising, Wagner C.J. and Moldaver, Karakatsanis, Côté, Brown, Rowe, Martin, Kasirer, and Jamal JJ unanimously upheld
Rajasthan High Court: A Division Bench of Farjand Ali J and Sandeep Mehta JJ. directed that as and when the gypsum mining
Rajasthan High Court: A Division Bench of Akil Kureshi, CJ and Rekha Borana, J. dismissed the petition and kept it open for
“Although the jurisprudence of Public Interest Litigation has matured, many claims filed in the Courts are sometimes immature.”
Orissa High Court: S. Muralidhar, CJ. issued directions regarding the ever-growing stock of seized vehicles and other properties in the various police
Madhya Pradesh High Court: The Division Bench of Vivek Rusia and Rajendra Kumar (Verma), JJ., held that, If a Kazi entertains a
Karnataka High Court: A Division Bench of Satish Chandra Sharma, CJ and Sachin Shankar Magadum, J. directed State Government to ensure that
Karnataka High Court: A Division Bench of Satish Chandra Sharma, CJ. and Sachin Shankar Magadum J. directed the State Government to provide