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COVID-19: Plea in SC seeking ‘Risk and Hardship Allowance’ for Police personnel

COVID-19: Plea in SC seeking ‘Risk and Hardship Allowance’ for Police personnel

Retired IPS officer, Mr. Bhanupratap Bargehas filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in Supreme Court (SC) seeking a direction to the Central Government (CG) to make apposite provisions for payment of ‘risk and hardship’ allowances, incentives in form of a bonus, additional salary to the police officers who are serving on the frontline during lockdown due to…

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…

Plea in SC to Formulate a Scheme by Center and States to Compensate the Unorganized Sector Workers

Plea in SC to Formulate a Scheme by Center and States to Compensate the Unorganized Sector Workers

A plea of Civil Writ Petition in the public interest under Article 32 of the Constitution of India for the enforcement of Fundamental Rights under Articles 14, 19 and 21 of the citizens, was filed by Advocate Mr. R Subramanian in the Supreme Court for seeking the directions to the center for formulating a scheme for…

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”…

Lack of the 4G net during lockdown dismantles Right to Education: Plea in SC by Private Schools Association, J&K

Lack of the 4G net during lockdown dismantles Right to Education: Plea in SC by Private Schools Association, J&K

A Public Interest Litigation has been moved to the Supreme Court of India by the Association of Private Schools of Jammu & Kashmir stating that the lack of 4G connectivity of internet in Jammu and Kashmir is violating the fundamental right to education. The plea was filed against the orders passed by the government dating…

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…

Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind moves SC seeking action against media for communalizing Nizzamudin Markaz issue

Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind moves SC seeking action against media for communalizing Nizzamudin Markaz issue

Jamiat ulama-I-hind is an organization of Islamic scholars, which has moved the Supreme court seeking action against the media for communalization of the Talibhi Jamaat meeting which was held in Delhi’s Nizammudin. The plea is filed by Advocate Ejaz Maqbool, plea states that certain sections of the media have been using “Communal headlines” and “bigoted…

United Nurses Association approached SC to formulate National COVID-19 Management Protocol

United Nurses Association approached SC to formulate National COVID-19 Management Protocol

In lieu of COVID-19 cases, the medical industry is facing difficulty to treat patients with a lack of precautionary measures. Due to this many medical practitioners along with nurses, workers and other helping staff is facing serious health issues. Under this purview, the Kerala-based association, ‘United Nurses Association’ (UNA) has approached the Supreme Court by…

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…

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…