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ASHA Workers at the protest.

ASHA: Frontline Workers Sidelined by Authorities in COVID-19

An accredited social health activist, commonly referred to as ASHA; refers to a community health worker the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare instituted as a part...
COVID-19 and the Indian Health Infrastructure

India’s Quest Against COVID-19 Pandemic: The Health Care Industry at a Glance

India has been hanging on a shoestring since the COVID-19 pandemic has been infiltrating across the nation. On March 14, 2020 the Government notified...

Centre has no Money to Pay States their GST Compensation @14% of the Revenue...

Three years after launching of the GST, the centre has for the first time admitted that it has no money to pay the state...
These guidelines are for opening up of previously restricted activities in a phased manner.

MHA Unveils New Unlock 2.0 Guidelines; Provides for Certain Relaxations

The Centre, on June 29, issued the latest guidelines for Unlock 2.0. These guidelines are for opening up of previously restricted activities in a...
The Chief Justice noticed that people should be aware of the fact that the pandemic is only increasing rapidly.

State to Publish Crucial Statistics on COVID-19: Telangana High Court

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...
The petitioners seek the imposition of lockdown; on the ground that during the earlier lockdown period the rate of increase in cases was low.

Plea in Delhi High Court Seeks Reimposition of a Strict Lockdown in the Capital...

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...
The Commission has sought details regarding the steps taken for the safe departure of the migrant labourers.

NHRC Seeks Response from Yogi Government on Human Rights Violation of Migrant Laborers

Migrant laborers yet again faced a classic example of serious violation of their human rights in broad daylight. According to a media report, Vipin...
The Court clarified that the NBE had no obligation to restrict itself to the advisories of the MCI since it was an independent body.

Doctrine of Legitimate Expectation Doesn’t Apply to Education: Delhi High Court

Resident doctors pursuing their final year of the Diplomate of National Board (DNB) filed a petition against the Public Notice dated April 4, 2020. ...
Allahabad High Court has given a month's time to the State to file its counter affidavit in the matter.

PIL Accuses UP Government of Using Sodium Hypochlorite Despite MoHFW Advisory

The Allahabad High Court on May 19, 2020, heard a Public Interest Litigation (PIL); claiming that the Uttar Pradesh Government is permitting the use...
Justice Shankar observed that authorities stand bound either to lift the quarantine in 14 days or explain the reasons for continuance.

Delhi High Court: Home Quarantine a General Guideline, Not Mandatory

A PIL, filed in the Delhi High Court, challenged the arbitrary and unreasonable calculation of the home quarantine period by the Delhi Government. As...
Supreme court refrained from passing any directions whatsoever on the issue of internet speed restrictions in J&K.

Supreme Court Refuses to Pass Directions on Internet Speed Restrictions in J&K

On May 11, 2020, the Supreme Court disposed of the petition on internet speed restrictions. The Foundation of Media Professionals filed this petition. The...
Supreme Court issues notice in a petition seeking regulation of the cost of COVID-19 treatment in hospitals.

Supreme Court Hears Plea Seeking Regulation of the Cost of COVID-19 Treatment in Hospitals

While hearing a plea on April 30, 2020, seeking nationwide cost regulations for COVID-19 treatment at private and corporate hospitals; the Supreme Court observed...
Delhi High Court restrains YES Bank from declaring a loan account as a 'Non-Performing Asset' ("NPA") in a case.

Delhi High Court Restrains YES Bank from Declaring an Account as “NPA”

The Delhi High Court restrained YES Bank from declaring a loan account as a 'Non-Performing Asset' ("NPA") again. For the reason of non-payment of...
Ministry of AYUSH had recently recommended the self-care guidelines for preventive health measures and boosting immunity with special reference to respiratory health

COVID-19: Ministry of AYUSH Enlists Ayurvedic Measures & Announces Latest Scheme

The Ministry of AYUSH declared a scheme to support short-term research projects for evaluating the impact of AYUSH response and medicines in the treatment...
Pakistan hosted a SAARC virtual meeting on COVID-19 on April 23, 2020.

India Participates in SAARC Virtual Meeting on COVID-19

Pakistan hosted a SAARC virtual meeting on COVID-19 on April 23, 2020. Explicitly, the video conference mainly comprised of health ministers from the various...
Transgenders Community

Ensure Basic Necessities For Transgenders: Jharkhand HC Directs

Jharkhand High Court directed the State Government to ensure that proper necessities are provided to the community of transgenders. The basic necessities include food...