Bombay High Court Gives Directions to Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation for Providing Better Protective Equipment to Workers
The PIL filed at the Bombay High Court, asked for directions to ensure that the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation provides all the necessary protective equipment to the sanitation and health care workers. Petitioner’s Submission The petitioner filed a PIL on behalf...
Bombay High Court gives Directions to Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation to Provide better Protective Equipments to the Workers
A PIL was filed at the Bombay High Court, against the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation for providing safety equipments. It was also filed to ensure that the health care workers are provided with necessary safety equipment and sanitation facilities. Contentions...
Bombay High Court disposes of Petition that claimed Tribals are not receiving Benefits of Welfare Schemes
In the case of Vivek Pandit vs State of Maharashtra & Ors. a PIL was filed before the two-judge bench of Bombay High Court. The application filed to seek directions to ensure that the tribal community is getting proper food...
The village of Wagdari, Maharashtra organised a festival for Lord Parmeshwar on 29th March 2020. The applicable Section is that of Section 144 of CrPC due to the onset of corona-virus in the state. Thus, the police asked the...
Bombay HC seeks reply on PIL alleging Authorities are randomly picking up people in Nagpur and sending them to quarantine
The PIL was filed in the Bombay High Court alleging that the authorities are randomly picking up people in Nagpur and making them quarantine even though they do not fall in the category of 'high degree' or 'low degree risk'. This is a violation of their fundamental rights.
Bombay HC: ASHA Workers are at the forefront of fight against Covid-19, ensure proposed payment of Rs. 200/day instead of Rs. 1000/month
In this case, a batch of PILs was filed regarding the steps taken by the government to deal with Covid19 situation. The court discussed that the state has to take more steps to undertake rapid testings of citizens. The court also finds that ASHA workers are not paid fairly. So the court decided that ASHA workers should be paid Rs. 200 per day instead of Rs. 1000 per month.
Bombay High Court allows employers to deduct wages of absentee employees in areas where restrictions are relaxed
The petition was filed in Bombay High Court against the order of the government which states that workers would be paid their monthly wages. The court discussed the issue and decided to not interfere in the order as the matter related to same issue is pending before the court. But the court said that areas where lockdown is lifted, the employers can deduct wages if worker s are absent.
PIL Alleges Non-Covid19 Patients Refused Treatment by Hospitals; Bombay HC seeks Centre’s and State’s reply
The batch of PILs was filed in the Bombay High Court due to the denial of treatment of non- COVID patients by the hospital. The Chief Justice considered this issue as a matter of huge concern and asked for the state government and state to reply on this issue with practical solutions to deal with this situation.
Bombay High Court takes Suo-Motu Cognizance of News on Circular prohibiting Door-to-Door delivery of Newspapers
On 20th April 2020, Chief Justice Prassana B. Varale of Bombay High Court’s bench at Aurangabad took suo-motu cognizance of an article published in the 'Lokmat' as well as 'The Hindu' newspaper which stated that 'Maharashtra allows printing but...
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