Covid-19

Kerala HC Orders State to Compensate Distributors for Covid-19 Food Kits

The Kerala High Court has intervened to assist thousands of Authorised Retail Distributors (ARD) by directing the state government to compensate them for distributing food kits to citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic... Read more »
CPR

SC Refuses to Entertain Plea Seeking Mandatory CPR Training in School Curriculum

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to entertain a plea seeking a direction for inclusion of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training in the school curriculum, asserting that it fell under the purview of... Read more »
Delhi HC

Delhi HC Directs Timely Release of Rs 1 Crore Compensation to Deceased Constable’s Family

The Delhi High Court on Monday directed the city government to release the ex-gratia compensation of Rs 1 crore to the family of a police constable who died in 2020 after contracting... Read more »
orphan children

SC Urges Centre to Consider Extending COVID-19 Scheme Benefits to All Orphan Children

The Supreme Court has emphasized that regardless of the circumstances leading to the orphanhood of a child, they should be treated equally. The court has asked the Centre about the possibility of... Read more »
SC

SC Dismisses PIL Challenging Relief Measures for Stressed Telecom Sector

The Supreme Court has dismissed a PIL(Public Interest Litigation) seeking the cancellation of the Centre’s decision made on September 15, 2021, to grant relief to the stressed telecom sector from paying statutory... Read more »
Orissa HC

Orissa HC Quashes Criminal Case Against OTV For COVID-19 Phone Conversation

The Orissa High Court recently dismissed a criminal case filed against Odisha TV (OTV) for broadcasting a phone conversation related to COVID-19. Chief Justice S Muralidhar’s Bench concluded that the conversation, which... Read more »

Same-Sex Marriage: Hybrid Hearing On 4th Day As 2 Judges Join Proceedings Virtually

The 4th day of hearing in the Supreme Court today on a batch of pleas seeking legal sanction for same-sex marriage witnessed 2 members of the 5-judge Constitution bench joining the proceedings... Read more »
SC To Hear Plea Seeking Independent Probe Into Atiq Ahmed & Ashraf Ahmed Murder On April 28

SC To Hear Plea Seeking Independent Probe Into Atiq Ahmed & Ashraf Ahmed Murder On April 28

The Supreme Court on Monday rescheduled the hearing of a petition seeking an independent probe by a bench chaired by a retired supreme court judge into the public killings of gangster-turned-politician Atiq... Read more »

Avoid Gathering, Wear Masks: DHC To Staff, Lawyers As Covid Cases Rise

The Chief Justice of Delhi High Court recently instructed all staff members, litigants, and lawyers to wear a mask and avoid being gathered in groups while in court premises. Therefore, the direction... Read more »

Chithirai Festival: Madras HC Dismisses Petitions Seeking Covid Guidelines Compliance

The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court today dismissed two separate petitions seeking an order to the authorities to ensure that the COVID-19 guidelines are followed and basic amenities are provided... Read more »