Examine locus standi to weed out frivolous PILs: Supreme Court

"Thousands of frivolous petitions are filed, burdening the docket of both this Court and the High Courts," the Bench observed.
CJI NV Ramana, Justice AS Bopanna and Justice Hima kohli
CJI NV Ramana, Justice AS Bopanna and Justice Hima kohli

The Supreme Court on Monday held that one of the measures to be adopted by Constitutional courts in order to weed out frivolous public interest litigation (PIL) petitions, is to be cautious when examining locus standi of the petitioner [Esteem Properties Pvt Ltd vs Chetan Kamble].

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