Writ Petition

Delhi High Court Refuses To Give Urgent Hearing To Plea Seeking Directions For Waiver of School Fees And Charges During The Period Of Lockdown

The present Writ Petition has been recently moved to the High Court of Delhi by the Petitioner, Amit Sahni, seeking directions to all the private and unaided schools to waive the fees and charges during the period of lockdown...

Delhi High Court: Petition Moved To Seek Directions For The Treatment of Non-COVID Patients In Hospitals

The present writ petition (Yash Aggarwal & Anr. v. Union of India and Ors.) has been moved by the Petitioners, Yash Aggarwal and Chitrakshi, in front of the Delhi High Court on 13th April 2020, for enforcement of the...

Orissa High Court Dismissed Writ Petition, finds there is no Violation of Principle of Natural Justice

This Writ Petition involves a challenge to the order of dismissal passed by the Disciplinary Authority, the order of the Appellate Authority as well as the order of the Reviewing Authority being violative of the Principle of Natural Justice...

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...

Uttarakhand High Court Urges Pollution Control Board To Take Action Regarding Recalcitrant Red Category Industries In The State

A set of four writ petitions were filed in larger public interest seeking a direction to the State Government and the State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) to cause an inquiry through a body of experts to take action against...

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...

Delhi High Court Orders Treatment of an Eighteen Month Old Girl Suffering from a Rare Gaucher Disease

The Petitioner is an eighteen-month-old girl suffering from a rare Gaucher disease. The father of the little girl filed the petition on her behalf in order to seek funds for her medical treatment as well as directions for the...

Punjab and Haryana High Court: A Law Breaker Cannot Be Permitted To Get Any Relief From The Court By Performing An Act Contrary To...

The case, Kajal vs State Of Haryana & Ors on 20 March 2020 relies on the petitioner invoking Article 226/227 of the Constitution of India and Section 4 of the Land Acquisition Act and notification under Section 6 of...

[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...

Supreme Court Dismisses Writ Petition By Nirbhaya Convict Challenging The Rejection Of The Mercy Petition

Supreme Court has dismissed the writ petition stating that no ground was found entertaining this writ petition under Article 32 of the Constitution, challenging the judicial review powers of the President of India exercised under Article 72 of the...

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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...

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...

Lack of Independent Witness Doesn’t Vitiate Conviction: Supreme Court

A three-judge Bench of the Supreme Court in Rajesh Dhiman v State of Himachal Pradesh clarified the law in case of lack of independent...

An Illummination of the Home Ministry’s Commission for Revision of Penal Laws

The Indian Penal Code was enacted in 1860. It was formed after the draft was created by the first law commission in 1837. Thomas Babington...