Vaidehi Chipkar

Bombay High Court Pursues Case Alleging Media Trial, Says NBSA Guidelines Must Be Toothed by Centre

Amid the pleas alleging media trials, the Division Bench had been hearing submissions of the News Broadcasters’ Authority (NBA). It prayed that severe restrictions on news circulation over entire electronic media were unjust. Thus, during the proceedings, the Bench...

Madhya Pradesh High Court Rules That Export Ban on N95 Masks & PPE Kits Does Not Violate Fundamental Right of Traders

The Madhya Pradesh High Court held that the formulation and regulation of trade policies were within the subjects of the Central Government. Any reasonable restriction on the export of goods does not violate Article 19(1)(g) of the Constitution. Thus,...

Bombay High Court Refuses Interim Relief to Doctors Alleging Arbitrary Placement at Government Hospitals for One-Year Mandatory Public Service

The Bombay High Court was hearing a plea against the arbitrary placement of doctors for a mandatory period of one year. The petitioners prayed for interim relief to stay the operation of the order directing such service. However, the...

Bombay High Court Refuses Interim Relief to Doctors Alleging Arbitrary Placement at Government Hospitals for One-Year Mandatory Public Service

The Bombay High Court was hearing a plea against the arbitrary placement of doctors for a mandatory period of one year. The petitioners prayed for an interim relief to stay the operation of the order directing such service. However,...

Gujarat High Court Advocates’ Association to File Appeal Against Order of Division Bench in the Case of Adv. Yatin Oza’s Contempt of Court

The Gujarat High Court had held Adv. Yatin Oza, President of GHCAA, guilty under the provisions of the Contempt of Courts Act, 1971. The Court had imposed a fine of ₹2,000 and sentenced him till rising of the Court....

Gujarat High Court Seeks Administrative and Budgetary Information of State Women Shelter Homes To Bring About Reforms

The Gujarat High Court has noted the absence of nutritious food and dilapidated infrastructure of the State Women Shelter Homes. It has directed the concerned authorities to file an affidavit with relevant information regarding functioning and budgetary allocation of...

State To File Affidavit Regarding Culpable Negligence of Hospitals Amounting To 11 Deaths: Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court sought a reply from the State while hearing a Petition alleging hospitals with culpable homicide. If the allegations were confirmed, the families of deceased shall be entitled to compensation.  Brief Facts The COVID-19 pandemic escalated in India...

Bombay HC Orders Abeyance of All Eviction, Dispossession and Demolition Orders; Says No One Homeless During Pandemic

The Bombay High Court adjudicated on the suo moto petition seeking removal of encroachments along river beds. The plea was filed by the Municipal Corporation in light of the National Green Tribunal orders. The Court extended the abeyance order...

Madhya Pradesh HC Reprimands Executive Authorities for Not Preventing Public Gatherings Amid Pandemic

The Madhya Pradesh High Court had been apprised about the failure of the executive authorities to prevent mass gatherings. A joint report of amicus curiae corroborated the omission of authorities that violated the Covid-19 protocols. The State was ordered to...

Refusal of Loan by a Banker Does Not Amount To Abetment To Suicide: Bombay High Court

A criminal case was filed against a banker alleging abetment to suicide by refusing bank loan. The Court observed that refusal of loan on the pendency of the previous loan is an act of a prudent banker. Therefore, the...

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Juveniles in Care Homes: A Comparative and Critical Analysis

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Call For Papers: Law & Political Review (Annual Journal), Google Scholar Indexed, Submission Open

This post is a Call For Papers post for Law & Political Review which is an Annual Journal by The Law Brigade Publishers. Research Area...

Bombay High Court Passes Order To Clarify and Modify Previous Order When State of Maharashtra Moved Praecipe

Division Bench of Bombay High Court consisting of Justice S. V. Gangapurwala and Justice Shrikant D. Kulkarni had passed an Order on 25th October...

The European Court of Human Rights Orders Germany To Pay Non-Pecuniary Damages for Prison Strip-Searches 

A serving German prisoner was repeatedly stripped searched for non-legitimate purposes. The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) found that Germany had violated the...