Lawsuit filed against presidential proclamation on H1B by group of 174 Indian Nationals

A lawsuit has been filed by a group of 174 Indian Nationals including 7 minors against the recent presidential proclamation on H-1B that would prevent them from entering the United States or a visa would not be issued to them. The lawsuit was filed in the US District Court on Tuesday. "The proclamation 10052's H-1B/H-4 … Continue reading Lawsuit filed against presidential proclamation on H1B by group of 174 Indian Nationals

Youth Bar Association of India filed a PIL in Supreme court for mandating pre-litigation mediation.

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed by the Youth Bar Association of India (YBAI) in Supreme Court seeking for mandating pre-litigation mediation across India. In this PIL, Youth Bar Association of India expressing his concern over the number of cases flood up in Courts across India.It advocates the use of alternate dispute resolution in … Continue reading Youth Bar Association of India filed a PIL in Supreme court for mandating pre-litigation mediation.

Guidelines issued by HRD for conducting online classes in schools

The HRD ministry announced guidelines for schools on Tuesday for conducting the online classes. It recommended that a cap on the duration of online classes and fixing a number of sessions in a day should be done for students. This decision was taken after the parents complained about the duration of online classes conducted by … Continue reading Guidelines issued by HRD for conducting online classes in schools

India-Bhutan open new trade route

India and Bhutan opened a new land trade route. The trade route will link West Bengal's Jaigaon with Ahlay, Pasakha in Bhutan.Calling it a "step forward", Indian Envoy to Bhutan Ruchira Kamboj said," it will facilitate connectivities between our two countries in these COVID 19 times, further strengthening our special relationship."Consulate General of India, Phuentsholing, … Continue reading India-Bhutan open new trade route

Agribusiness is ending up being a green shoot in the midst of monetary burdens made by the pandemic

This year the rainfall has been 80% above normal in Madhya Pradesh and Bihar. Also in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Punjab, it has been in the normal range. Rating agency CRISIL said, upto July 14, the rainfall has been 11% higher than the Long period average and in June it was 24% higher. Last time it … Continue reading Agribusiness is ending up being a green shoot in the midst of monetary burdens made by the pandemic

4G Ban in J&K : SC gives government a week’s time to reply to plea for contempt proceedings

Foundation for Media Professionals (FMP) has filed a petition in the Supreme Court with respect to the ban on 4G internet in Jammu and Kashmir. The petitioners intend to initiate contempt proceedings against the authorities. The origins of the case at hand goes back to the time Article 370 was abrogated and consequently the Central … Continue reading 4G Ban in J&K : SC gives government a week’s time to reply to plea for contempt proceedings

Application filed in Supreme Court looks for expansion of Atma Nirbhar Scheme for another year

‚ÄúThis is a violation of the right to food and right to life of crores of people and will cause further distress among migrant workers."-Application filed in Supreme Court An application has been filed in the Supreme Court under the Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan Scheme seeking the extension of provision of rations to stranded migrant … Continue reading Application filed in Supreme Court looks for expansion of Atma Nirbhar Scheme for another year

Madras HC slams Chennai police for missing COVID patient

The news of a 74-year old COVID patient in Chennai, who went missing after authorities picked him up from his residence for treatment and allegedly misinformed his family members, has rung a discordant note within Madras High Court. Hearing a habeas corpus petition, filed by the son of the missing patient A Thulasidass, a two-member … Continue reading Madras HC slams Chennai police for missing COVID patient

Punjab & Haryana HC issues notice to Sonepat Magistrate over ban on emanating news via social media

A Stay on the operation of "all social media platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, LinkedIn, Whatsapp, Instagram, Telegram, Twitter, Telegram etc being used as news channels" was issued  on June 16. The District Magistrate of Sonepat, Shyam Lal Poonia, acting as the Chairman of the District Disaster Management Authority,had issued the executive order.  Justifying the … Continue reading Punjab & Haryana HC issues notice to Sonepat Magistrate over ban on emanating news via social media