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SC asks Centre on implementation of full wage notification by MHA

SC asks Centre on implementation of full wage notification by MHA

The Supreme Court has asked the centre to put on record the implementation of its policy with regard to the notification issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs(MHA) that has issued private companies/ firms to pay full salaries/wages to their employees and workers during  COVID-19 lockdown. A three-judge bench of Justice NV Ramana, Justice Sanjay…

HC satisfied with government measures for emergency treatment to non-COVID patients in hospitals

HC satisfied with government measures for emergency treatment to non-COVID patients in hospitals

YASH AGGARWAL & ANOTHER                                    PETITIONER VERSUS UNION OF INDIA & OTHERS RESPONDENT WRIT PETITION IN PUBLIC INTEREST UNDER ARTICLE 226[1] AND 227[2] OF THE CONSTITUTION OF INDIA SEEKING ISSUANCE OF WRIT, ORDER OR DIRECTION IN THE NATURE OF MANDAMUS OR ANY OTHER WRIT, ORDER OR DIRECTION THEREBY DIRECTING THE RESPONDENT TO ISSUE THE DIRECTIONS…

Suits by or against Government or Public Officers in their official capacity

Suits by or against Government or Public Officers in their official capacity

Abstract The Civil Procedure Code has provided a comprehensive mechanism for every stage of a civil proceeding right from the institution of the suit to its conclusion. Sections 79 to 82 and Order 27 of the Code lay down the procedure of filing suits by or against the Government or Public Officers. Section 79 of…

Plea in SC directing govt. to bring back Indian migrants stranded in Gulf

Plea in SC directing govt. to bring back Indian migrants stranded in Gulf

There was a PIL filed by Pravasi Legal Cell Under Article 32 of the Constitution of India for the issuance of a Civil Writ Petition of the Mandamus Nature to direct the respondent: “Union of India”, through the Secretaries of “Ministry of External Affairs”, “Ministry of Home Affairs” and “Ministry of Health and Family Welfare”…

COVID-19 Lockdown: ‘Until June 30, Notify Orders Under Essential Commodities Act Without ‘Prior Concurrence’, Centre to States.

COVID-19 Lockdown: ‘Until June 30, Notify Orders Under Essential Commodities Act Without ‘Prior Concurrence’, Centre to States.

Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla wrote to all State Chief Secretaries to ensure the availability of essential goods at a fair price by invoking the provisions of the Essential Commodities (EC) Act 1955. On 26th March Home Secretary issued the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for maintaining a smooth supply of essential goods through retailer, wholesaler,…

Coronavirus tests should be free in both govt and private labs: SC

Coronavirus tests should be free in both govt and private labs: SC

A Supreme Court bench comprising Mr Justice Ashok Bhushan and Mr Justice S Ravindra Bhat heard the matter: SHASHANK DEO SUDHI VS. UNION OF INDIA & ORS. through video conferencing in a Public Interest Litigation filed by Advocate Shashank Deo Sudhi, who challenged the Government decision to fix the cost of the COVID-19 testing in…

Centre modifies J&K order to extend domicile reservation to all Govt posts

Centre modifies J&K order to extend domicile reservation to all Govt posts

Ministry of Home Affairs reversed its order issued on March 31st, offering protection to domicile only in Group D and entry-level non-gazetted government posts. Due to criticism, a fresh order was issued on Friday which provides protection to domicile to “any post” in the government including senior-level positions in Group A and Group B category….

The central government issued directions for doorstep delivery of medicine during lock-down

The central government issued directions for doorstep delivery of medicine during lock-down

The Government of India gave permission for doorstep delivery during the lockdown period of twenty-one days. On Thursday government stated that it is impotent to help people in need in this time of crisis. The government said that we are convinced that it is very essential for the public to get medicine on their doorstep…

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announces Rs 1.7 lakh crore economic relief package

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announces Rs 1.7 lakh crore economic relief package

In a recent move to pacify the poor who have been hard hit by the COVID-19 lockdown, which began on March 25th, the Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, recently announced an economic relief package worth Rs 1.7 lakh crore as a safety net in these desperate times. In order to survive through the coronavirus scare, she…

Penal action against landlords harassing doctors for eviction

Penal action against landlords harassing doctors for eviction

At this panic situation where the world is facing the COVID-19 virus where people need to support Doctors, paramedical staff and healthcare personnel. At this precious time, medical staff is harassed by misbehaviour by their landlords. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has warned house-owners of strict action if they force medical staff to vacate their premises…