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Uttarakhand High Court: State Government Doesn’t Have Power to Delegate to the District Magistrate, Certain Principles of Delegation Ought to Be Followed

The High Court of Uttarakhand decided on the provisions of the Panchayati Raj Act, 2005. It took into consideration the delegation of powers under the Act. Brief Facts of the Case The petitions filed before the Court raised inquiries on the use of public funds. These petitions also questioned the

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Plea filed in Supreme Court to Rename High Court of Bombay

There is a plea filed in the Supreme Court of India requesting that the High Court of Bombay be renamed as the High Court of Maharashtra. The petitioner has invoked the civil original writ jurisdiction of the court. Factual Background The petition is filed by VP Patil. He states that

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The Origin and Shortcomings of the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897

The current COVID- 19 situation is putting healthcare systems all over the world to test as the number of cases reported is increasing day by day. In understanding the various measures taken by the government in containing the pandemic, it becomes essential to analyze the legal framework and the statutory

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Uttarakhand High Court disposes of Writ Petition seeking Repatriation of Nepali Citizens in light of the global COVID-19 situation

The Uttarakhand High Court on the 20th of April, 2020 disposed of a writ petition seeking the repatriation of Nepali citizens through diplomatic channels and stated that no direction can be issued to the Central Government to expedite the repatriation as such issuance of direction would amount to the encroachment

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