Covid-19

Delhi High Court Directing The Concerned Authorities To Take Necessary Steps To Prevent The Spread Of COVID-19 Virus In Prisons

The present petition was placed in front of the High Court of Delhi to seek directions for taking immediate steps to temporarily release all the under trials and convicts, who are accused of offences where the maximum period of...

[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...

Delhi High Court directs the Government to Provide Medical and Sanitary Facilities at Eidgah Old Mustafabad Camp

The present petition was placed before the High Court of Delhi on urgent mentioning. Two of the residents of the Eidgah Old Mustafabad Camp are the Petitioners in the present matter. The petition was filed to seek an order...

[COVID-19] Andhra Pradesh HC Issues Guidelines with Regard to the Epidemic Crisis

On March 26, 2020, the High Court addressed various concerns that had arisen due to the 21-day lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19 in India. The court has laid out clear guidelines for the safety and healthcare of...

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] 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...

[COVID-19] Calcutta HC Orders To Assess The Situation of Jails And Correctional Homes To Contain The Spread Of Coronavirus

On 14th May 2018, the Calcutta High Court under Chief Justice Jyotirmay Bhattacharya and Justice Arijit Banerjee initiated a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) to take up the issue of Overcrowding in Prisons as a Suo Motu (on its own)...

[COVID-19] Delhi High Court Suspends The Usage Of Breath Analyzer Test At The Airports To Safeguard The Interest Of The ATCs

Breath Analyzer Tests at Airport The present petition was filed in the High Court of Delhi to seek a temporary suspension of the Breath Analyzer Test (BAT) keeping in view the recent outbreak of COVID-19. The Petition was filed by...

[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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