Coronavirus Lockdown

[COVID-19] Calcutta HC issued New Instructions amid Coronavirus Lockdown

In the light of a Nationwide Coronavirus Lockdown announced on 24th March 2020 by the Government of India as well as the Government of West Bengal, the Hon’ble Chief Justice of the court has issued further instructions vide Notification...

[COVID-19] Calcutta HC Discusses Grim State of Affairs in Andaman and Nicobar Islands with a Suo Moto Petition

A letter from Advocate D.C Kabir dated 27th March 2020 was received by the High Court regarding the challenges faced by the people in Andaman and Nicobar Islands due to the Nationwide Lockdown. The letter has been treated as...

The Coronavirus Pandemic & The Epidemic Disease Act, 1897

With barely four hours to spare in order to arrange for our daily lives and livelihood on the 24th address, Prime Minister Modi put the entire nation on lockdown due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. The aftermath has been chaotic...

Karnataka HC stays Auction of Properties by Banks until Lockdown is Revoked

The Karnataka High Court allowed an interim application and stayed the auction of properties by banks during the 21-day Coronavirus lockdown period while entertaining a bunch of writ petitions. The Court held that those activities which are not included in...

Latest News

Kerala HC: First Examine Whether the Course Adopted by the Corporation Is Correct and Then Implement Remedial Measures so Prescribed

The petitioner had prayed in the writ petition for a direction to the Corporation and its officials to ensure that the restoration work of the road was continued and completed only after having removed the existing bituminous road surface and to ensure that the level of the existing road was not increased by the restoration work.

Kerala HC: FIR in Case of Corruption Needs To Be Registered Only After Preliminary Enquiry

On the 8th day of June 2021, the Honorable High Court of Kerala heard and decided a Civil Writ Petition matter filed seeking Writ of Mandamus against the police authorities to register the First Information Report and conduct the investigation.

Kerala HC: Court Cannot Verify Genuineness of Allegations u/s 482 of CrPC

On the 8th Day of June 2021, the Honourable Kerala High Court heard and decided a Criminal Miscellaneous Petition (Cr. M.C) under section 482 of the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 (Cr. P.C).

Kerala HC: Environmental Clearance Is Required for Expansion of Pre-Existing Projects

The petition was filed challenging the validity of Environmental Impact Assessment, 2006 rules on the buildings whose construction was started before the issue of rules.

Kerala HC: Panchayat’s Permission to Set Up Industrial Units Exempted if Power Is Less Than 5

On the 11th day of June 2021, the Honourable High Court of Kerala disposed of a Civil Writ Petition in which the Petitioner had sought a prohibitory order of performing unauthorized furniture manufacturing adjacent to the residential area.