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A petition filed in Delhi HC seeking directions to telecom companies and internet service providers to not charge internet bills for closed businesses or households during lockdown

A petition filed in Delhi HC seeking directions to telecom companies and internet service providers to not charge internet bills for closed businesses or households during lockdown

A Writ Petition has been filed in Delhi HC seeking directions to the telecom companies and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to not charge any amount from offices, shops, business establishments, and the household which was “compulsorily closed” due to COVID-19 lockdown. The PIL filed by Advocate Amit Sahni, demands to transfer any amount, already collected…

Madras High Court suo moto considers violence at doctor’s burial

Madras High Court suo moto considers violence at doctor’s burial

A special bench comprising of  Justices M Sathyanarayanan and M Nirmal Kumar of the Madras High Court on April 20 on its own took into cognizance of the barbaric incidents  that took place while the body of doctor who served the people suffering from Coronavirus was taken for burial at Velangadu on Sunday. The bench…

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…

SC: Medical Oxygen IP; Nitrous Oxide IP is ‘Drugs’ under section 3(b)(i) Of Drugs & Cosmetics Act 1940

SC: Medical Oxygen IP; Nitrous Oxide IP is ‘Drugs’ under section 3(b)(i) Of Drugs & Cosmetics Act 1940

State of Andhra Pradesh v. Linde India Ltd., Civil Appeal No 2230 of 2020, decided on 13.04.2020 The Supreme Court (SC), while supporting the decision of the Andhra Pradesh HC, has held that ‘Medical Oxygen IP’ and ‘Nitrous Oxide IP’ falls within the ambit of ‘drugs’ under Section 3(b)(i) of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940 and therefore covered under…

Delhi HC Restores ‘status quo Ante” with respect to loan classified As NPA by Yes Bank amid COVID-19

Delhi HC Restores ‘status quo Ante” with respect to loan classified As NPA by Yes Bank amid COVID-19

The Delhi High court held that prima facie Yes Bank should not have classified a loan account as Non-performing Asset (NPA) when a delay in payment of instalment caused due to the condition brought by the worldwide Pandemic COVID-19. “Prima Facie, I am of the view that the classification of the account of the petitioner…

A feeble no is not a yes in the context of Rape: A question of consent

A feeble no is not a yes in the context of Rape: A question of consent

Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code A man is said to commit “rape” who has sexual intercourse with a woman under any of the six following circumstances: Against her will. Without her consent. With her consent, when her consent has been obtained by putting her or any person in whom she is interested in…

SC Orders Closure Of All Lawyers Chambers

SC Orders Closure Of All Lawyers Chambers

From Monday The Supreme Court went into a virtual lockdown. Only one bench, headed by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde, presided to carry out urgent court work so that there is less human interference. The court also said the limitation period, within which appeals must be filed against lower court orders, will run indefinitely…

Tippler wants online liquor delivery, Kerala HC slaps 50k fine

Tippler wants online liquor delivery, Kerala HC slaps 50k fine

On Friday, 20th March 2020, High Court of Kerala imposed a fine of 50,000 upon a petitioner who was seeking to have liquor delivered home. This fine was imposed by the High Court to set an example so that in future people won’t repeat it. He is asked to pay the amount to the Chief…

Delhi Riots: Health of those staying in relief camps should be the primary focus in the light of covid-19, Delhi HC

Delhi Riots: Health of those staying in relief camps should be the primary focus in the light of covid-19, Delhi HC

A bench of Justice Hima Kohli and justice Subramonium Prasad instructed the government of Delhi to send a team of doctors and other medical staff with sufficient amount of needed equipment and medicines within 48 hours. On Monday Delhi High Court ordered AAP government of Delhi to ensure the safety and security of the victims…

Supreme Court to hear cases via video conferencing

Supreme Court to hear cases via video conferencing

In the unfortunate situation of pandemic COVID-19, the Supreme Court of India has introduced a video conferencing facility for hearing of cases as a measure to curb the spread of the virus in the court premises by restraining the interference of humans. The hearing will be in the premises of the court but the judge…