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. ...
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 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...
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....
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...
A Public Interest Litigation is filed in the Supreme Court asking the Centre; to transfer all the donations from the PM CARES Fund to the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF). Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL) filed the plea....
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...
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...
Advocates Shobha Gupta, Rajesh Sachdeva, and Anubhav Singh filed a PIL before the Delhi High Court seeking forensic audit of private hospitals; including Fortis Group, Apollo Group, Max Hospital, BLK Hospital, and Manipal Hospital indulging in criminal offenses of...
The National Human Rights Commission filed an application before the Supreme Court. It was concerning the plight of migrant workers; stranded in different parts of the country due to nationwide lockdown. The application sought intervention and issuance of directions...
The Ministry of Home Affairs(MHA), in its affidavit before the Supreme Court, has clarified that no further CBI probe is required in the Nizamuddin Markaz case. From 13th-15th March, a large number of worshippers gathered for a religious event...
The Bombay High Court has asked the Centre in a petition about the number of passengers evacuated by Air India from foreign countries, under the Vande Bharat Mission; those who tested positive for COVID-19 after landing in India, and...
The Karnataka High Court heard the bail pleas of two accused persons. The court observed the role of a communal divide in the issue. Allegedly, the accused sold noxious watermelons with the intention to endanger public health. This allegations...
The Allahabad High Court while hearing a petition concerning the release of members of Tablighi Jamaat issued directions to the state governments. Advocate Shaan Anwar filed the petition. The states have to ensure that the persons tested negative for...
The Orissa High Court observed that Tik Tok Mobile application is to be properly regulated. The bench comprised of Justice SK Panigrahi. The bench opined that "the application demonstrates a degrading culture and encourage pornography besides causing pedophiles and...
The Gujarat High Court directed the State Government to keep a close watch over the designated private hospitals. This is to ensure that these institutions do not exploit COVID-19 patients. Private medical institutions are expected to 'rise on occasion'...
Karnataka High Court directs the state government to submit the report concerning the transportation of more than six lakh people. They are yet to reach their respective states; they are registered on the Seva Sindhu portal. The Division Bench...
Just 7 days after a special bench passed a caustic order addressing the COVID-19 situation in Gujarat; the High Court bench has abruptly changed its composition. This has not only happened on the last working day of the week...
A Public Interest Litigation filed by Baglekar Akash Kumar seeks actions against police officers accused of causing hurt. The police officers purportedly forced five persons to move the barricades at the Andhra Pradesh-Telangana border; for a continuous period of 12...
National Human Rights Commission takes suo moto cognizance of the media reports airing that the trains ferrying the migrant labourers are starting late. Moreover, they are taking additional days to reach their destination. The reports alleged that many labourers...
A former judge of the Labor Court filed a PIL in the Apex Court today. He sought directions to change the name of the 'High Court of Bombay' to that of 'High Court of Maharashtra'. V P Patil had...
Supreme Court heard the petition related to the Congregation of Tablighi Jamaat on May 27, 2020. The Bench comprised of Chief Justice of India SA Bobde and Justices AS Bopanna and Hrishikesh Roy. Prior to this, the court had...
On 26th May 2020, the Bombay High Court, while assessing a PIL, directed the petitioners, “Abhinav Bharat Congress” and its founder, Mr. Pankaj Phadnis to pay Rs. 1 Crore with the registry. The court will consider this as a...
A group of advocates have challenged the constitutional validity of the Haryana official language (amendment) Act, 2020. Petitioners contended that the Act 'arbitrarily' made Hindi the official language of courts in Haryana. Advocate Sameer Jain, Sandeep Bajaj, Angad Sandhu,...
A complaint stands filed before Punjab Police against the platform Amazon Prime Video and producers of the web series 'Paatal Lok'. G.S. Dhillon, advocate practising in Punjab and Haryana High Court filed the complaint. He contended that the web...
Ministry of Civil Aviation and Air India filed petitions against the impugned order dated May 22, 2020, of the Bombay High Court. Thereafter, a special meeting took place on May 25, 2020. Subsequently, the Supreme Court allowed Air India...
A PIL filed seeks directions to the Ministry of Health to withdraw an order; which refused to provide for a research facility for a low-cost Coronavirus treatment vaccination. The said PIL stands filed in the Calcutta High Court. Petitioner's Contentions The...