Andhra Pradesh High Court Directs the Special Court to Decide Case relating to POCSO Act within 6 months
On 7th May 2020, Andhra Pradesh High Court decided the case of Mondi Murali Krishna v. Dumpa Hanisha Naga Lakshmi & Ors. The Court stated that the victim can complain at any age even if the act committed was when...
The Vizag Gas Leak: Andhra Pradesh HC takes Suo Moto Cognisance
The Andhra Pradesh High Court took suo moto cognizance in the Visakhapatnam gas leak incident. Chief Justice Jitendra Kumar Maheshwari and Justice Lalitha Kanneganthi heard the matter. Furthermore, the Court appointed Senior Counsel YV Ravi Prasad as Amicus Curiae...
Andhra Pradesh HC Issues Directions to protect Migrant Labourers
Migrant labours of the country are undertaking long journeys on foot due to the lockdown. Similar is the state of migrant labours in Andhra Pradesh (AP). Many of them have lost their jobs and have no money. Hunger forced...
Andhra Pradesh HC directs the Government to file an Affidavit on the Capital Shifting decision
The State Government had decided to shift executive capital from Amravati to Visakhapatnam. Thereby, Amaravati Parirakshana Samiti secretary filed a PIL against the decision of Government. Andhra Pradesh High Court directed the State Government to file an affidavit. The Government...
Legality of the Andhra Pradesh Ordinance reducing term of SEC: Independence of Constitutional body questioned
On Friday, 10th April 2020, the Andhra Pradesh Government came up with an ordinance bringing reforms in tenure of State Election Commissioner (SEC). The said ordinance reduced the term of SEC from five to three years. As a result,...