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What does PIL stand for?

PIL stands for Public Interest Litigation

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Though advocate Prashant Bhushan, appearing for the Centre for Public Interest Litigation ( CPIL), sought a multiagency team, Raval argued that investigation by a team comprising officers from more than one agency was not advisable and may lead to leak of tapes.
The court ruling came late Thursday on public interest litigations by human rights groups who highlighted examples of women being publicly whipped for "crimes" like adultery, having a child out of wedlock or even just talking to people of other faiths.
He identifies the latest form as "monitory" democracy, which is characterized by the spread of extra-parliamentary power-monitoring institutions that include public integrity commissions, judicial activism, local courts, workplace tribunals, consensus conferences, public interest litigation, independent public inquiries, and other forms of scrutiny.
Other chapters cover the right to development, wildlife conservation, the evolution of regional and national practices, the principle of public participation and public interest litigation.
A bench headed by Justice Altamas Kabir on Friday agreed to hear a PIL by the Centre for Public Interest Litigation, seeking accountability of these agencies.