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. ...
The RBI's announcement on March 29 has become a bone of contention for many, with some filing petitions in the Apex Court. The RBI had announced an extension in the period of moratorium - a provision for all borrowers...
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....
Labour Minister of the Delhi Government, Gopal Rai, met with the students of National Law University of Delhi (NLU Delhi) to discuss the alleged unlawful termination of the housekeeping staff of the university. Consequently, the Labour Minister ordered the...
A telephonic conversation took place between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and His Excellency Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada; on June 16, 2020. The leaders informed each other about the prevailing situation due to COVID-19 in their respective countries. Additionally,...
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 Supreme Court has directed the Centre to issue directions to State governments regarding payment of salaries and quarantine facility; while hearing the plea in Dr. Aarushi Jain vs Union of India that demanded separate residential facilities for the...
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....
An NGO named 'Earth' filed a petition before the Supreme Court; it urged the need to issue directions to increase the ambulance services. Being that, an increase in ambulance services is essential to cater to the surging of COVID-19...
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...
Advocate Reepak Kansal has filed a Public interest litigation before the Supreme Court. The plea sought directions from the court for impartiality and equal treatment in the matters of listing cases. The registry must resfrain from adopting 'pick and...
On his two day visit to Bishkek, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at Kyrgyz capital for the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit. It was his first multilateral engagement, post his re-election where he met Chinese President Xi Jinping and...
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...
On 12th June 2020, the National Human Rights Commission(NHRC) took suo motu cognizance of media reports regarding the mishandling of a corpse in Uttar Pradesh. It issued notices to the Chairman, Municipal Corporation Balrampur and the Director General of...
Nepal's Lower House passed a constitutional amendment Bill on June 13, 2020. The Bill allows the Nepalese map in the national emblem to contain claimed Indian territory. The move showed support both within and outside the Communist Party of...
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...
On June 12th,2020, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi held a phone conversation with Dr. John Pombe Joseph Magufuli, President of the United Republic of Tanzania. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi recalled his July 2016 visit to Dar-es-Salaam and highlighted...
K.K. Venugopal has accepted the Central Government's request to remain the Attorney General for another year. The AG's current term was set to expire on 30th June, which has now been extended another year. The Man Behind the Veil K.K. Venugopal...
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...
A team of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) visited the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash hospital (LNJP) in Delhi; for an on the spot assessment of the facilities for COVID care.  The NHRC team made the visit after allegations that...
After a meeting on the recent Seismic Activity in Delhi-NCR region, Director for National centre for Seismology (NCS), Dr. B K Bansal has affirmed that there is no need to panic. However, States must be fully prepared and accordingly...
The Magistrate Court has finally granted default bail to Amulya Leona who the police had  arrested on 20th February on charges of sedition. The Magistrate granted her bail on grounds of failure of the I.O. to submit chargesheet within...
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...
The Supreme Court takes suo moto cognizance of certain reports; which alleged the mishandling of the dead bodies affected by COVID-19. The bench consists of Justices Ashok Bhushan and MR Shah. Moreover, Former Law Minister, Senior Advocate Dr. Ashwani Kumar...
The National Commission for Backward Classes has directed the University Grants Commission to take appropriate action against particular National Law Universities. The NLUs in question were found to be violating mandatory OBC and domicile reservation norms. The order, signed by...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on the phone with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, of Israel. Firstly, he conveyed his warm wishes for Prime Minister Netanyahu's recent assumption of office; and expressed confidence that the India-Israel partnership would continue to...
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...
The National Human Rights Commission, (NHRC), issued notices to Government of NCT Delhi(GNCT) and the Union Health & Family Welfare Ministry in response to the growing mismanagement of the health-infrastructure in Delhi. The notice professes that the general public...
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...