How to file a writ petition online?

Last updated on Jun 14, 2022

1. Go to the website of the Supreme Court of India here.

2. Click on the E-FILING menu below the HOME menu.

3. On the extreme right hand corner of the page, click on ‘New Registration’ if this is the first time a petition is being filed. If registration has already been done, proceed to step no. 7.

4. When ‘User Type’ is asked, choose ‘Petitioner in Person’ upon which a form will appear.

5. After filling the required information, click on the ‘Sign Up’ button at the end of the page.

6. After completing registration, go back to the ‘E-FILING’ page here.

7. Click on the ‘Login’ option

8. The following menu will appear. Fill in the required details.

9. After logging in, a menu will appear. Click on ‘New eFiling’.

10. The following page will be displayed. Fill in the required details. If the petition is against any decision by a lower court, then click on the ‘Lower Court’ button. Similarly, click on every category and fill in the required information.

11. Click on ‘Petition with Other Document’, if additional documents are to be submitted along with the petition. 

12. After all the required information has been filled in and the payment is completed, an application number will be given.

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November 1, 2022

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November 11, 2022

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March 3, 2024

How I can file writ petition for Scheduled tribe for land acquisition and no compensation paid by the HMA? Is it free for ST category?

Alka Manral

May 21, 2024

Which legal provisions will apply here will depend upon the Law under which the land was acquired.

If the land was acquired under the The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 (LARR Act), then you have the following options:
1) Section 31 of the LARR Act: You are entitled to compensation under Section 31 of the LARR Act. This compensation could include not only money but also alternative housing or land to be provided. Further, under Section 31(k), there can be Special Provisions for those belonging to Scheduled Tribes.
2) Section 41 of the LARR Act: As far as possible, no acquisition of land should be made in areas inhabited by Scheduled Tribes. If acquisition is to take place, it should be proved that it is the last resort. If acquisition is to be made, there must be the consent of the Gram Sabha or Panchayat or Autonomous District Council. Further, any acquisition of Tribal land, if made in violation of the law, will be invalid. If you are relocated outside of the district, then you will get an additional 25% compensation. You will also be entitled to Rs. 50,000 as a one-time payment.
3) You can file a complaint under Section 64 of the LARR Act to the Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation, and Resettlement Authority established by the State Government. In case you are unhappy with the decision of the authority, you can appeal to the High Court under Section 74 of the LARR Act.

Even if it was acquired under some other act, you can use the Recognition of Forest Rights Act of 2006. Under Section 4 of this Act, you cannot be resettled unless the adequate resettlement plan has been provided for.

If you want to file a writ petition, you can use Article 226 of the Constitution. You can ask the High Court to enforce your rights under Article 14 (Equality before Law) and Article 300-A (Persons not to be deprived of property save by authority of law) of the Constitution of India.

As to the fees, different High Courts charge different amounts for filing writ petitions. You can find the amount that your High Court charges here:
However, courts have the power to remove the fees in cases of those who cannot afford the fees. If you belong to the Scheduled Tribes and cannot afford the court fees, you may apply for a fee waiver by submitting an application along with your writ petition, explaining your financial situation and requesting the waiver.

Further, you are entitled to free legal services from the Legal Services Authorities (such as NALSA) under the Legal Services Authorities Act of 1987. Under Section 12 of this Act, people belonging to Scheduled Tribes will get Free Legal Services.

The Legal Services Authorities of the country have made Special Provisions for People belonging to Scheduled Tribes under the NALSA (Protection and Enforcement of Tribal Rights) Scheme, 2015. You can also take benefit of this scheme.


November 22, 2022

Please guide about the link/URL to file writ in case of termination of job,in Patna high court.


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