MEP INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPERS LTD. V. SOUTH DELHI MUNICIPAL CORPORATION AND ORS

This case dealt with the payment to be made by the Petitioner to the Respondent for collecting toll on a particular road.The court relied on a MORTH circular when it fell short on the procedural aspects of the case filed. It was held :“27(i) The respondent Corporation itself referred to Circular dated 19.02.2020 issued by … Continue reading MEP INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPERS LTD. V. SOUTH DELHI MUNICIPAL CORPORATION AND ORS

P&H HC CONDEMNS POLICE FOR USING A DEROGATORY WORD FOR AN AFRICAN NATIONAL ACCUSED IN A CRIMINAL CASE UNDER NDPS ACT

The High Court of Punjab and Haryana condemned the use of derogatory word for an African National by the Police accused in a criminal case under NDPS Act. The bench presided by Justice Rajiv Narain Raina criticizing the act of the Punjab and Haryana Police said “this is a highly offensive word across the globe … Continue reading P&H HC CONDEMNS POLICE FOR USING A DEROGATORY WORD FOR AN AFRICAN NATIONAL ACCUSED IN A CRIMINAL CASE UNDER NDPS ACT

PLEA ALLEGES PUBLIC CHARITABLE HOSPITAL DEMANDED AN EXORBITANT FEE FOR COVID-19 TREATMENT FROM SLUM DWELLERS BOMBAY HC DIRECTS INQUIRY

In the recent case of Abdul Shoeb Shaikh and others vs. State of Maharashtra and Ors. 12.06.2020A plea was filled in Bombay HC against The KJ Somaiya Hospital and Research Centre for charging exorbitant fees for Covid-19 treatment.The order passed by the justices RD Dhanuka and Madhav j Jamdar for the inquiry report conducted under … Continue reading PLEA ALLEGES PUBLIC CHARITABLE HOSPITAL DEMANDED AN EXORBITANT FEE FOR COVID-19 TREATMENT FROM SLUM DWELLERS BOMBAY HC DIRECTS INQUIRY

SC COMMITTEE PASSES RESOLUTION AGAINST PHYSICAL HEARINGS FOR NOW; CHAMBER MATTERS, CASES BEFORE REGISTRAR TO BE HEARD VIRTUALLY

A Committee of seven judges of the Supreme Court has affirmed that there will be no physical hearings for the time being, considering the development of COVID-19 cases in the capital.The Supreme Court, which has been working by means of video conferencing since March 24, will keep on hearing cases for all intents and purposes … Continue reading SC COMMITTEE PASSES RESOLUTION AGAINST PHYSICAL HEARINGS FOR NOW; CHAMBER MATTERS, CASES BEFORE REGISTRAR TO BE HEARD VIRTUALLY

REMDESIVIR NOW A PART OF COVID-19 THERAPY IS NEW HEALTH PROTOCOL

Remdesivir has been included as a part of investigational therapy by the Union Ministry of Health and has updated Clinical Management Protocol of Covid 19 patients. Loss of taste and smell has also been included in list of symptoms of covid 19 infection.Under the new protocol the union health ministry has removed its earlier recommendation … Continue reading REMDESIVIR NOW A PART OF COVID-19 THERAPY IS NEW HEALTH PROTOCOL

THREE MORE JUDGES IN CHENNAI TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

Three subordinate judges of Madras High Court presiding over small courses courts tested positive for COVID-19. Reports claim that all 3 of them are undergoing treatment in a private hospital. Besides, the staff in the Madras High Court are also thought to have tested positive. Earlier this month, few other court staff and judges tested … Continue reading THREE MORE JUDGES IN CHENNAI TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

Jamiat Ulama-i- Hind moves to SC Challenging validity of Section 4 of The Places of Worship Act, 1991

Muslim group has moved the Supreme Court challenging a plea filed by a Hindu body, opposing the constitutional validity of Section 4 of The Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act, 1991, which provides for maintaining the "religious character" of holy structures as it existed on August 15, 1947. The petition, filed by Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind, has … Continue reading Jamiat Ulama-i- Hind moves to SC Challenging validity of Section 4 of The Places of Worship Act, 1991

INDIA A STEP CLOSER IN BANNING PRIVATE CRYPTOCURRENCIES

India has planned to introduce a law to end regulatory uncertainty after the Supreme Court struck down the central bank’s curbs on trading in digital tokens like bitcoin. A cabinet note seeks a ban on use of cryptocurrencies through a law which would be similar to the one suggested by a panel headed by former … Continue reading INDIA A STEP CLOSER IN BANNING PRIVATE CRYPTOCURRENCIES