On Thursday, Centre informed the Bombay HC of its willingness to make sanitary napkins 'essential commodity'. This shall ensure free public distribution, in light of the COVID-19. However, it further added that certain due procedures might...
The Karnataka High Court solicited a reply from the state government regarding the exclusion of transgender persons from the Police recruitment process. Notably, the state government had failed to include the special category of the trans...
The Gujarat High Court heard a case related to the Bail application. The Single Judge bench consisted of Justice Bela M. Trivedi. To explain, a mysterious caller tried to influence the Judge hearing the case. ...
On 22nd June 2020, the Karnataka High Court granted anticipatory bail to the petitioner accused of committing rape. Justice Krishna S. Dixit, in his order, stated that: “The explanation offered by the complainant that after...
On 22nd June 2020, the Allahabad High Court passed an order directing the respondent, Container Corporation of India Ltd. (CONCOR) to take an expeditious decision on the reply submitted by the petitioner. Explicitly, the petitioner, M/S Manikya...
Vodafone filed an affidavit in a case heard by the Delhi High Court. Paytm filed the petition against telecom networks for not taking any action against the phishing activities. Being that, the petition sought the protection...
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA, Prakash Jarwal, from Deoli was granted bail by the Delhi High Court. Since May 9th, Prakash Jarwal has been in custody. Currently lodged at Tihar jail. To elaborate, on April 18th, Dr.Rajendra...
A Delhi Trial Court, on June 20, 2020 had granted bail to Faisal Farooq for want of prima facie evidence of his involvement in Delhi Riots Case. Despite being granted bail on 20/06/20, Farooq's trial court order...
In another significant hearing, the Uttarakhand High Court recognized the rights of adult same-sex couples to cohabitate. The remarks unfolded as the result of a habeas corpus writ filed by one petitioner, Madhu Bala. She filed it...
Delhi based ENT surgeon Dr. Anand Varma filed a writ petition before the Delhi High Court; under Article 226 of the Indian Constitution. The petition sought directions to ensure the COVID screening of the patients before they undergo surgeries....
On Monday 15th June, Dr. Aman Sharma filed a PIL before the Madhya Pradesh High Court demanding the postponement of elections in the three vacancies of the state in Rajya Sabha; and about the vacancies in the State Legislative...
The COVID-19 pandemic has regarded for a situation of all hands on deck. Everyone is to contribute, in their own way, even in small ways for the society. This is what is expected from the people of our country....
All India People Front filed a plea before the Allahabad High Court. The petition challenged be orders passed by the U.P. government dated March 31, 2020. The orders restricted the opening of OPD and the treatment of non-COVID patients....
The Council For The Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) has, in a turn of events, given relief to students of Maharashtra. It has given the option to students of Class 10 and Class 12 to opt out of appearing...
The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday was abhorred by the actions of a Punjab police officer who identified an African National as a "Negro". The man was an accused in a NDPS case (Amarjit Singh v. State...
A bench of Justices U.U. Lalit, M.M. Shantanagoudar and Vineet Saran of the Apex Court granted relief to journalist Vinod Dua; restraining the HP police from arresting him until July 6. Both Delhi and Himachal Pradesh police continues investigating...
The Bombay High Court while hearing the Public Interest Litigations concerning the state of Public healthcare amid the pandemic in the State of Maharashtra; issued various directions. Thereafter, it advised the state government to increase the budgetary allocation for...
The Centre informed the Karnataka High Court that it is not mandatory for a passenger; to install the Aarogya Setu application on mobile phone. That its use is voluntary. After filling a self-declaration form, passenger can undertake Air or...
Chattisgarh High Court has granted interim relief to BJP's national spokesperson Mr. Sambit Patra. The Court directed the Police to hinder from taking any 'coercive action' against him. As it can promote animosity among different groups. The Single-Judge bench...
On June 8th,2020, Telangana High Court directed the State to not only publish crucial statistics on COVID-19 on the Internet; but have it published on the front pages of all the Newspapers in the Print Media. The Chief Justice bench...
A petition in the Delhi High Court seeks immediate imposition of lockdown in the State of Delhi; due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases; the extension of the lockdown in Delhi at least till June 30. The petitioners...
The Rajasthan High Court in a landmark judgement has held that "the right of a child rape victim to make the reproductive choice of terminating the foetus heavily outweighs the right of the child in womb to be born...
'Pinjra Tod' member Devangana Kalita filed a writ of Mandamus before Delhi High Court; under Article 226 of the Indian Constitution. It sought directions from the court to be issued to the Delhi Police; to not to leak any...
A Special leave petition was filed by a thirty-three-year-old pregnant woman before the Supreme Court. The Petition challenged the order passed by Bombay High Court dated May 22, 2020; wherein the Court dismissed the petition. The petition seeks termination...
The Bombay High Court on 9th June 2020 granted bail to the applicant, Karan Nair, who was arrested for attacking the police. The Police ordered the 27-year old Architect to wear a mask and questioned him for walking around...
The Supreme Court on June 10, 2020, refused to stay Andhra Pradesh Government's challenge against the Andhra Pradesh High Court order reinstating N Ramesh Kumar as State Election Commissioner. The Ordinance in Question The ordinance Andhra Pradesh Panchayat Raj (Second Amendment)...
A writ petition was filed before the Madhya Pradesh High Court; concerning the custody of a two-year-old child. The Child is a citizen of the United States.  The mother of the child filed the petition. The court while deciding...
The Delhi High Court has temporarily amended the process of the service of notices, summons and daaks. This is done due to the increasing number of cases of COVID-19 in Delhi. Through the June 3, 2020 order, Chief Justice...
Amid Covid-19 lockdown, Punjab and Haryana High Court approved restrictions on religious places. Meanwhile, the bench comprising of Justices Rajiv Sharma and Ajay Tewari dismissed the petition challenging these restrictions. The bench noticed that the imposition of restrictions on...
A petition filed in the Madhya Pradesh High Court seeks the formation of a committee; that would address the rising 'communalism' within the State's police force. Deepak Bundela, a practicing advocate of the High Court filed this plea. He...