A Doctor Can’t Shirk His Duty: Himachal Pradesh High Court
Excerpt Calling this case a "rather unfortunate case", a bench comprising of Justice Tarlok Singh Chauhan and Justice Chander Bhusan Barowalia while dismissing a plea of a doctor challenging his deputation to a Covid Make Shift Hospital observed that "It...
SC Issued Notice on the Plea Challenging HC Order Cancelling Govt. Order To Convert All Govt. Schools in English Medium
The Supreme Court received a Petition. The Petition challenged the Order passed by the Andhra Pradesh HC. The Order cancelled the Government Orders which sought to implement English as a compulsory medium of instruction. The Order was for the...
SC Directs Centre to File Affidavit in Case of Interest During Moratorium
The Supreme Court received a petition. The petition sought a direction for the government and RBI for not charging the interest on loans. A relief is requested from paying the interest charged during the moratorium period. Facts of the Case Gajendra...
SC Upholds the MP HC Order Over Relaxing Penalty on Employees for Having More Than Two Kids
The Supreme Court received a Petition challenging the Order passed by the Madhya Pradesh High Court. The Order relaxed the penalty imposed in District Court Establishment on judicial employees for having more than two kids. Facts of the Case Clause (4)...
SC Dismisses the Petition Requesting for the Suspension of Compartment Exams Last Week
The Supreme Court heard a petition asking for the termination of the compartment exams conducted by CBSE due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Facts of the case Compartment exam is the opportunity given to those students who could not pass in one...
SC: Notice Directs ICSE to Conduct Exams for Students Failing 9th and 11th Grade
The Supreme Court received a Petition seeking the chance of re-evaluation and promotion of ICSE students who failed in the 9th and 11th standard. The opportunity could be given by adopting options provided by the CBSE in the view...
No Commission of Inquiry for Mismanagement of COVID-19 by Union Government Says SC
The Supreme Court received a Petition. The Petition sought setting up a commission u/s 3 of the Commissions of Inquiry Act, 1952. This was on the mismanagement related to the COVID-19 pandemic by the Government. Facts of the Case K.P. Fabian...
BCI Requests Government to Provide Free Wi-Fi, iPads, Laptops for Needy Lawyers
The Chairman of the Bar Council has announced to issue a letter to the Prime Minister, the CJI, the Chief Minister, Ministers of Electronics, IT and Communication, Chairperson of the Supreme Court e-Committee, and the Chief Justices of the...
High Courts Not Only Enjoy the Power to Enforce Writ Mandamus but Are Duty Bound, Says SC
The Supreme Court decided Hari Krishna Mandir Trust vs. State of Maharashtra and Others on 7th August 2020. The dispute between the parties involved a private road. Facts of the Case The Temple Trust filed the Petition. The Petition sought for...
Supreme Court Denies Stay on the Investigation Plea by Rhea Chakraborty
The Supreme Court recently received a petition that sought a stay on the investigation by Bihar Police. It also asked the protection to the Petitioner. Facts of the Case On 14th June 2020, Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput committed suicide....