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Petition against the BCI Press Release dated 09.06.2020

Petition against the BCI Press Release dated 09.06.2020

The Press release dated 09.06.2020 with regard to conduct of examination after reopening of the colleges/Institutions is unaccommodating. As per the press release, point no. 4, the students have to appear in the examination to clear the previous semester subjects while studying the subjects of the semester to which they have been promoted, both at…

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…

Plea in Delhi HC seeking directions for the safety of sanitation workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Plea in Delhi HC seeking directions for the safety of sanitation workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

A plea was filed on 23/04/2020 on Thursday in Delhi high court by social activist Harnam Singh through Advocate Mahmood Pracha seeking direction to authorities for safety of the workers who all are disposing of the waste during COVID-19. The petitioner in the plea has asked to direct the concerned authority to “provide protection equipment…

Madras HC dismissed a petition challenging the exemption of print media operations from lockdown to control the spread of COVID-19

Madras HC dismissed a petition challenging the exemption of print media operations from lockdown to control the spread of COVID-19

T. Ganesh Kumar v. Union of India, WP No. 7457 of 2020, decided on 09-04-2020 The petition was filed challenging the exemption given by the Centre to the print media and electronic media by virtue of Notification No. 40-3/2020 dated 24-03-2020. A Division Bench comprising of Justice N Kirubakaran and Justice R Hemalatha made keen observations on the significance…

SC issues notice on plea seeking ‘immediate evacuation’ of Indian students stranded in the UK

SC issues notice on plea seeking ‘immediate evacuation’ of Indian students stranded in the UK

Taking contention of the worsening situation due to the Pandemic created by COVID-19, the Supreme Court issued a notice to the Centre on a petition filed by Advocate Madhurima Mridul seeking immediate evacuation of the stranded Indian students in the United Kingdom. The petitioner also contended that due to the embargo imposed by the government…

Plea in SC seeks a declaration of Financial Emergency under Article 360 due to COVID-19

Plea in SC seeks a declaration of Financial Emergency under Article 360 due to COVID-19

The plea was filed by an NGO seeking imposition of Financial emergency under Article 360 of the constitution due to the pandemic caused by COVID-19. The financial emergency will ensure the recovery of the Indian economy after this 21 days lockdown in the country. Due to this lockdown, the economic activities have come to a…

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 HC asks Kunal Kamra to move appropriate authority with a challenge against the travel ban

Delhi HC asks Kunal Kamra to move appropriate authority with a challenge against the travel ban

The Delhi High court refused to entertain the petition filed by Kunal Kamra, Kamra approached the court challenging the travel ban imposed on him by Indigo Airlines, Air India and Vistara. The court permitted Kamra to withdraw the petition and move to appropriate authorities for redressal, as permitted by a single judge bench of Justice…

Nirbhaya Case: President, SC, Delhi court reject last-minute pleas, execution set for 5:30 am Friday

Nirbhaya Case: President, SC, Delhi court reject last-minute pleas, execution set for 5:30 am Friday

A Delhi court was on Thursday told that no legal remedies of any of the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case were pending in any of the courts. Additional Sessions Judge Dharmender Rana was informed by the public prosecutor that the second round mercy pleas of two convicts, Akshay Kumar Singh…

No voting rights for prisoners: Delhi HC judgement

No voting rights for prisoners: Delhi HC judgement

The Delhi high court dismissed a PIL seeking voting rights for prisoners, it saw no reason to entertain the plea and hence dismissed it. The petition was regarding the constitutionality of the Sec 62(5) of the Representation of People Act, The election commission of India informed the Delhi High court that the prisoners do not…