Public interest litigation in India Current Affairs, GK & News
The Supreme Court recently heard a petition that seeks legal entity status to the entire animal kingdom. The Chief Justice of India observed that the status involves giving animals a legal personality. What does this mean? Currently, Animals are protected by laws like the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act. But, giving legal entity status ..
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs
The book titled “Law, Justice and Judicial Power – Justice P N Bhagwati’s Approach” has been authored by Professor (Dr.) Mool Chand Sharma. It was formally released by Chief Justice of India, Justice Ranjan Gogoi at a function held in New Delhi. The first edition of the book was received by President Ramnath Govind. Justice ..
Topics: Bhagwati • Chief Justice of India • Civil law • Gogoi • Government of India • Judicial activism in India • Judiciary of India • Law enforcement in India • Law in India • P. N. Bhagwati • Public interest law • Public interest litigation in India
In the wake of alarming air pollution, the Supreme Court bench led by Chief Justice of India T S Thakur imposed a ban on sale, stocking as well as possession of crackers in a substantive quantity in the Delhi and NCR region until further notice. The Court has also asked the central government to immediately ..
Topics: Air pollution • Central Pollution Control Board • Countries • Delhi • Diwali • Environment of Delhi • Environmental issues in Delhi • Festivals • Firecracker • India • National Capital Region • Public interest litigation in India
While hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) to make river Ganga pollution free,the Allahabad High Court issued notices to Principal Secretary of Urban Development of the State Government and the Director General of Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam. Despite the repeated orders passed by the court, no action was taken to prevent direct flow of dirty ..