Whether anonymous letter sent in the name of a Judge can be entertained as Public Interest Litigation?

only a person acting bona fide and having sufficient interest in the proceeding of PIL will alone have a locus standi and can approach the Court to wipe out the tears of the poor and needy, suffering from violation of their fundamental rights, but not a person for personal gain or private profit or political motive or any oblique consideration.… Read More Whether anonymous letter sent in the name of a Judge can be entertained as Public Interest Litigation?

GUJARAT HIGH COURT PUBLIC INTEREST LITIGATION RULES

NOTIFICATION BY THE HIGH COURT OF GUJARAT AT AHMEDABAD (For Insertion in the Gujarat Government Gazette, Part-IV-C Central Section) No.C.2001/2010 In exercise of powers conferred by Article 225 of the Constitution of India, Sections 30, 32 & 40 of the Bombay Reorganization Act, 1960, Clauses 13, 22, 24, 27, 28 and other enabling Clauses of the Letters Patent,… Read More GUJARAT HIGH COURT PUBLIC INTEREST LITIGATION RULES

Seema Upadhyay Vs. Union of India through The Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Ors.[ALL SC 2018 APRIL]

KEYWORDS:-multiple dealerships or outlets for petroleum products- DATE:-April 05, 2018 ACTS:-Motor Spirit and High Speed Diesel (Regulation of Supply, Distribution and Prevention of Malpractices) Order, 2005 and the Kerosene (Restriction on Use and Fixation of Ceiling Price) Order, 1993 SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Seema Upadhyay Vs. Union of India through The Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum… Read More Seema Upadhyay Vs. Union of India through The Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Ors.[ALL SC 2018 APRIL]

Common Cause (A Regd. Society) Vs. Union of India and Another[ALL SC 2018 MARCH]

KEYWORDS:-right to die with dignity- DATE:-MARCH 09, 2018 An adult human being having mental capacity to take an informed decision has right to refuse medical treatment including withdrawal from life saving devices.  A person of competent mental faculty is entitled to execute an advance medical directive in accordance with safeguards as referred to above SUPREME… Read More Common Cause (A Regd. Society) Vs. Union of India and Another[ALL SC 2018 MARCH]

Sodan Singh and Vs New Delhi Municipal Committee and another[ALL SC 1989 AUGUST]

KEYWORDS:-Doing business on the pavements- DATE:- 30-08-1989- Street Trading being a fundamental right has to be made available to the citizens subject to Article 19(6) of the Constitution. AIR 1989 SC 1988 : (1989) 3 SCR 1038 : (1989) 4 SCC 155 : JT 1989 (3) SC 553 : (1989) 2 SCALE 430 (SUPREME COURT OF… Read More Sodan Singh and Vs New Delhi Municipal Committee and another[ALL SC 1989 AUGUST]

Vellore Citizens Welfare Forum Appellant Versus Union of India and ORS[ALL SC 1996 AUGUST]

KEYWORDS:-POLLUTION CONTROL-PIL DATE:-28-08-1996 Precautionary principle and the polluter pays principle are part of the environmental law of the country. AIR 1996 SC 2715 : (1996) 5 Suppl. SCR 241 : (1996) 5 SCC 647 : JT 1996 (7) SC 375 : (1996) 6 SCALE 194 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Vellore Citizens Welfare Forum Appellant Versus… Read More Vellore Citizens Welfare Forum Appellant Versus Union of India and ORS[ALL SC 1996 AUGUST]

Dr. Sabu Mathew George Vs. Union of India and Others [SC 2017 December]

KEYWORDS: PIL-SEX SELECTION- Exposer to internet- DATE : December 13, 2017- Many are guided by inappropriate exposure to the internet. The respondents have a role to control it and if any concrete suggestion is given by the petitioner, the same shall be incorporated. We command Google India, Yahoo ! India and Microsoft Corporation (I) Pvt.… Read More Dr. Sabu Mathew George Vs. Union of India and Others [SC 2017 December]

Campaign for Judicial Accountability and Reforms Vs. Union of India and Others [SC 2017 DECEMBER]

KEYWORDS :-PIL-Special Investigation Team- There is no question of registering any FIR against any sitting Judge of the High Court or of this Court as it is not permissible as per the law laid down by a Constitution Bench of Hon’ble Judges of this Court in the case of K. Veeraswami v. Union of India… Read More Campaign for Judicial Accountability and Reforms Vs. Union of India and Others [SC 2017 DECEMBER]

GUIDELINES FOR ENTERTAINING LETTERS/PETITIONS AS PUBLIC INTEREST LITIGATION by Supreme Court [1988]

[PIL] SUPREME COURT OF INDIA COMPILATION OF GUIDELINES TO BE FOLLOWED FOR ENTERTAINING LETTERS/PETITIONS RECEIVED IN THIS COURT AS PUBLIC INTEREST LITIGATION. (Based on full Court decision dated 1.12.1988 and subsequent modifications). No petition involving individual/ personal matter shall be entertained as a PIL matter except as indicated hereinafter. Letter-petitions falling under the following categories alone will ordinarily… Read More GUIDELINES FOR ENTERTAINING LETTERS/PETITIONS AS PUBLIC INTEREST LITIGATION by Supreme Court [1988]