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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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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.