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SC directs Centre to take criminal action against fake news; also to ensure welfare of migrant worker

SC directs Centre to take criminal action against fake news; also to ensure welfare of migrant worker

Responding to the Supreme Court’s direction to submit a status report on steps taken regarding the plight of migrant workers, the Centre on Tuesday submitted a detailed status report citing that all

SC seeks Centre’s response on plight of migrant workers, amid lockdown

SC seeks Centre’s response on plight of migrant workers, amid lockdown

The Supreme Court on Monday sought for Centre’s status report on steps taken regarding the plight of migrant workers during the 21-day national lockdown in view of COVID-19 outbreak. A division benc

Notice on PIL seeking evacuation of 850 Kargil pilgrims stranded in Iran – SC

Notice on PIL seeking evacuation of 850 Kargil pilgrims stranded in Iran – SC

The Supreme Court today issued notice to the Centre on a PIL seeking immediate evacuation of around 850 Indian citizens from Kargil, stranded in Qom in Iran, which has been the third-worst outbreak of

Relief package aimed at shielding the poor during Covid-19 pandemic

Relief package aimed at shielding the poor during Covid-19 pandemic

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday, announced a relief package worth Rs 1.70 lakh crore for various sectors of the nation, to tackle financial difficulties arising from the ongoing Corona

Three-year-old Indian girl among 73 new COVID-19 positive cases in Singapore

Three-year-old Indian girl among 73 new COVID-19 positive cases in Singapore

Among the 73 new COVID-19 cases reported in Singapore within a day on Wednesday, one was a three-year-old Indian girl. The newly reported cases have brought the total number of pandemic cases in Singa

Strict action against errant landlords for harassing medical staff to leave – Delhi Government

Strict action against errant landlords for harassing medical staff to leave – Delhi Government

Following various complaints from doctors, paramedical staff, healthcare personnel who were asked to vacate their rented residences in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, the Delhi Government today allo

PM has shut the country down for 21 days to combat Corona

PM has shut the country down for 21 days to combat Corona

With the growing threat of COVID-19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced that the nation must forget about leaving the house for 21 days, however, he assured that essential services woul

Tihar Jail to Release 3,000 prisoners on Special Parole or Interim bail

Tihar Jail to Release 3,000 prisoners on Special Parole or Interim bail

With a day to day increase in the number of deadly COVID-19 cases in India, Tihar Jail has decided to release 3,000 prisoners to ease the congestion inside jail. The authorities have decided to releas

7 Haryana districts under lockdown till 31 March, amid COVID-19 threat

7 Haryana districts under lockdown till 31 March, amid COVID-19 threat

Taking cognizance of the criticality of the current situation posed by the global threat, COVID-19, the Haryana government has ordered a complete lockdown in 7 districts including Panchkula, Faridabad

Entry to Supreme Court Restricted

Entry to Supreme Court Restricted

The Supreme Court has on Monday, decided to put a complete bar on physical entry into the premises, and has further listed the matters of urgent hearings only via video conferencing. The bench compris

Violators won’t be spared – Government

Violators won’t be spared – Government

Citing the serious outbreak of deadly Coronavirus pandemic, the Central Government has today, ordered all the states to enforce a strict lockdown and directed to take legal action against violators of

Madras HC directs government to provide food, shelter to poor during Sunday’s “Janta curfew”

Madras HC directs government to provide food, shelter to poor during Sunday’s “Janta curfew”

The Madras High Court has on 20 March, directed the State government and the Greater Chennai Corporation to provide food and shelter to the poor people, in light of ‘Janta Curfew’ called for by Pr

Madras HC bans all protests in the state given the threat of COVID-19

Madras HC bans all protests in the state given the threat of COVID-19

The Madras High Court on 20 March, has embargoed all forms of protests, processions, and demonstrations across the State until the threat of Coronavirus Pandemic abates. It further directed the State

Supreme Court refuses to interfere in the postponement of Andhra Local body polls

Supreme Court refuses to interfere in the postponement of Andhra Local body polls

The Supreme Court has on 18 March, refused to interfere with the decision of Andhra Pradesh State Election Commission, to postpone the local body elections in the state by six weeks, due to the Corona

Suo motu cognizance of overcrowding of prisons – Supreme Court on Coronavirus

Suo motu cognizance of overcrowding of prisons – Supreme Court on Coronavirus

The Supreme Court on 16 March, took suo moto cognizance of overcrowding of prisons across the country, stating that it is difficult for jail inmates to maintain social distancing to prevent the spread

Amid the Coronavirus scare, SC and Delhi HC to limit hearings on urgent matters

Amid the Coronavirus scare, SC and Delhi HC to limit hearings on urgent matters

Given the ongoing coronavirus epidemic, and the decision taken under the advisory caution against mass gathering by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on 5 March, the functioning of the Supreme

PIL Seeking to Control Religious Conversions dismissed by Delhi High Court

PIL Seeking to Control Religious Conversions dismissed by Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court has today, dismissed a plea moved by the Bharatiya Janata Party leader and lawyer Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, who sought for directions to control religious conversion through inducem

WHO declares coronavirus outbreak (Covid-19) a global pandemic

WHO declares coronavirus outbreak (Covid-19) a global pandemic

Amid the rising cases of coronavirus affliction, World Health Organisation (WHO) has classified coronavirus as a pandemic. WHO declares a disease as a pandemic, when such a disease or infection spread

Police officer cannot seize driving licence unless in uniform – Calcutta HC

Police officer cannot seize driving licence unless in uniform – Calcutta HC

The Calcutta High Court has in its recent judgment, held that a person is not obliged to hand over his driving license on demand to a police officer who is not in his uniform, in view of Section 130 o

Protection from arrest to newly married inter-caste couple of Jaipur – SC

Protection from arrest to newly married inter-caste couple of Jaipur – SC

The Supreme Court on 9 March, granted protection to an inter-caste couple from getting arrested and ordered the police in the national Capital and two other states to provide them security in light of