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Sixty percent pay cut amid COVID-19 crisis – Maharashtra Government

Sixty percent pay cut amid COVID-19 crisis – Maharashtra Government

The Maharashtra government on Tuesday announced that there would be a 60 percent cut in the salaries for the month of March, for all-state public representatives, including Chief Minister and Deputy C

Two Delhi government officers suspended for dereliction of duty during lockdown; two other officers served show-cause notices

Two Delhi government officers suspended for dereliction of duty during lockdown; two other officers served show-cause notices

On 29 March, the Centre suspended two senior Delhi government officers and served show-cause notices to two others for ‘serious lapses’ in duty, during the ongoing lockdown in view of COVID-19.

Bombay HC imposed 25,000 penalty for bringing up non-urgent matter

Bombay HC imposed 25,000 penalty for bringing up non-urgent matter

The Bombay High Court on 26 March, imposed a penalty of Rs 25,000 on a petitioner who sought hearing of his petition, despite being warned by the HC to mention only matters that are extremely urgent i

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

Lawyers and Litigants to pay Rs 50,000 exemplary costs for bringing Non-Urgent matters – Bombay High Court

Lawyers and Litigants to pay Rs 50,000 exemplary costs for bringing Non-Urgent matters – Bombay High Court

On Monday, combating the critical situation of deadly virus COVID-19 and following a lockdown in the state, Bombay High Court has issued a circular warning the lawyers and petitioners to only bring ur

Delhi High Court suspends work till 31st March

Delhi High Court suspends work till 31st March

Amid the virulent outbreak of COVID-19 globally, every possible measure is being taken by the authorities, to prevent its spread. On Monday, an 8-judge bench headed by Chief Justice DN Patel decided t

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

Ranjan Gogoi Takes Oath as the member of Rajya Sabha

Ranjan Gogoi Takes Oath as the member of Rajya Sabha

The former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has taken an oath today, as the member of Rajya Sabha, in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah, amid walkout fr

Justice BP Dharmadhikari appointed as Chief Justice of Bombay High Court

Justice BP Dharmadhikari appointed as Chief Justice of Bombay High Court

The Acting Chief Justice of Bombay High Court, Justice Bhushan Pradyumna Dharmadhikari has been appointed as the Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court. A proclamation in this regard was notified by t

Former Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi nominated to Rajya Sabha

Former Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi nominated to Rajya Sabha

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind has on 16 March, nominate the former Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi to the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of parliament. Ranjan Gogoi has served as the 46th

Covid-19 Delhi High Court Restricts Functioning Only to Urgent Matters

Covid-19 Delhi High Court Restricts Functioning Only to Urgent Matters

Earlier this week, in the wake of COVID-19, the Delhi HC has requested lawyers, litigants, and the general public to avoid overcrowding, and has also restricted it’s functioning from March 16 only t

Major Law Firms in the Nation Are Allowing Work From Home

Major Law Firms in the Nation Are Allowing Work From Home

Amid COVID-19, Major Law firms including the Amar Chand Mangal Das, Khaitan and Company and JSA are allowing work from home. All JSA offices are closed till 17th March, 2019 till further notice. Howev

Justice Muralidhar seeks lawyers at Punjab & Haryana HC to avoid referring him as ‘my lord or your lordship’

Justice Muralidhar seeks lawyers at Punjab & Haryana HC to avoid referring him as ‘my lord or your lordship’

Justice S Muralidhar, who was recently transferred from the Delhi High Court to the Punjab and Haryana High Court has requested the lawyers to avoid addressing him using terms such as ‘my lord’ or

International Lawyer’s body seeks probe into alleged hasty transfer of Justice S Muralidhar

International Lawyer’s body seeks probe into alleged hasty transfer of Justice S Muralidhar

The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI), in an open letter to the President of India-Ram Nath Kovind, has urged to take corrective action on the ‘hasty decision’ to t

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

No proposal to close courts or advance summer vacation – Kerala HC

No proposal to close courts or advance summer vacation – Kerala HC

The Registry of Kerala High Court has in its 11 March notification clarified that there is no such proposal either to close the courts or to advance the summer vacation, in light of the recent Coronav

Farewell of Justice Muralidhar, who was transferred to Punjab and Haryana HC

Farewell of Justice Muralidhar, who was transferred to Punjab and Haryana HC

Justice S Muralidhar has on Thursday, cleared the controversy on his transfer from the Delhi High Court to Punjab and Haryana High Court, stating that he was fine with the proposal and had no objectio

SC Upholds Right to Pension of State Bank of India Employees

SC Upholds Right to Pension of State Bank of India Employees

The Supreme Court on 2 March, held that State Bank of India employees are entitled to proportionate pension as per SBI Pension Fund Rules, who have taken voluntary retirement as per the 2000 Voluntary

Madras High Court: Doctors have no right to strike under any circumstances

Madras High Court: Doctors have no right to strike under any circumstances

The Madras High Court on 28 February, reiterated that Doctors do not have the right to go on strike/boycott under any circumstances. The bench headed by Justice Anand Venkatesh was hearing the writ pe

Supreme Court reprimand the strike by Lawyers in Uttarakhand

Supreme Court reprimand the strike by Lawyers in Uttarakhand

The Supreme Court today has criticized the lawyers in Uttarakhand for holding strike by boycotting courts and skipping work on Saturdays, citing reasons like a bomb blast in a Pakistan school, earthqu