Coronavirus

Kerala HC Stays Government Order For Deferment Of Salaries Of State Government Employees: Says Salary Comes Within The Scope Of Article 300A

The Kerala HC held that government orders could not take away the vested right of a government employee to receive salary. The court ruled that salary could prima facie be considered as property and deferment of salaries would amount to a violation of Article 300A of the Constitution as the government order did not have sufficient legal backing.

Punjab & Haryana High Court: Administration may lay down the Parameters for Social Distancing during Distribution of Essential Items, may take actions against Violators

The Punjab & Haryana High Court at Chandigarh in the case of Adityajit Singh Chadha vs Union of India & Ors, disposed of a petition with an observation that the Administration may lay down the parameters for social distancing...

Supreme Court issues notice to Unorganized Labour Payments amid Lockdown due to Coronavirus

On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared a new coronavirus which causes an illness known as COVID-19 as a global emergency that spread to at least 170 countries back then. By March 11, 2020, WHO declared...

[COVID-19] Calcutta HC Directs Authorities To Release Inmates And Under-Trials For A Period Of Three Months

The Calcutta High Court recently constituted a committee to issue a report regarding the measures being taken to contain the spread of COVID-19 or Coronavirus. Keeping the instructions provided by the Apex Court on 23rd March as well as...

Tablighi Jamaat and the Class & Religious Colours of Coronavirus

Coronavirus! Coronavirus! Coronavirus! It is all the while in our psyche. Eating, sleeping and working, it keeps emerging without interruption. It does appear even in our dream. From Facebook to TikTok to all social network sites, coronavirus occupies the...

[COVID-19] Dettol suspends Handwash Ads after HUL moves Bombay HC

“Other products including alcohol-based sanitisers are recommended only when soap and water is not available. Moreover, nations across the world are communicating just the opposite and asking people to wash their hands with soaps and water.” says Senior Counsel Virag...

[COVID-19] Bombay HC Directs Union of India to Issue Fresh Visa to 19-Yr-Old Girl stranded at Dubai Airport since 5 Days

A 19 yr girl stranded in Dubai during Covid-19 outbreak The Bombay High Court came to the rescue of Nyla, a 19-year-old girl stranded at Dubai airport after a consolidated travel advisory was issued by the Indian government restricting the...

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