Supreme Court allows AI to operate till June 6 flights with occupied middle seats to fly stranded Indians

The Supreme Court on Monday allowed Air India to keep the middle seats occupied while operating its non-scheduled flights to bring back Indians stranded abroad up to June 6 while observing that the government should be more worried about the health of citizens rather than the health of commercial airlines. The top court said that […]

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Andhra Pradesh High Court orders seizure of LG Polymers plant and ordered directors not to leave country.

The Andhra Pradesh High Court has ordered the seizure of the premises of LG Polymers plant in Visakhapatnam, where there was a gas leakage, and also barred entry into the plant by all except the committees appointed by the state government. The court had, in its order on May 22, ordered the companys directors not […]

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2 Pinjra Tod members sent to police custody after getting bail in separate case.

Emergencies vest substantial power in the executive as increased government action may be necessary to preserve public health, Supreme Court judge Justice D Y Chandrachud has said, while emphasising that it is the court’s responsibility to protect the rights of citizens, ensure accountability and the rule of law. Justice Chandrachud’s observations during a webinar, organised […]

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The Gujarat High Court quotes doctor’s letter in Ahmedabad hospital condition order.

The Gujarat High Court, while delivering an order on the poor conditions prevailing in Ahmedabad’s Civil Hospital, quoted an anonymous letter written by a resident doctor which claimed “mismanagement” and “irregularities” there could turn doctors like him into “super spreaders” of the novel coronavirus. The division bench of Justices JB Pardiwala and IJ Vora said […]

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Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Law & Justice & Electronics and Information Technology will address ‘Prof. N. R. Madhava Menon Memorial Lecture Series’ on topic ‘Legal & Digital Challenges for India Post Covid’

Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Law & Justice and Electronics & Information Technology will address “Prof. N. R. Madhava Menon Memorial’ online lecture series on Friday, 29th May 2020 at 6:00PM on the topic ‘Legal & Digital Challenges for India Post Covid’. Akhil Bharatiya Adhivakta Parishad (ABAP) is the organiser of this online lecture […]

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Bombay High Court : Why to hear dignified treatment plea for lockdown violators.

The Bombay High Court has disposed of a petition raising concerns over enforcement of the lockdown by the police in Maharashtra noting that even educated citizens are not following the required norms. The petition was filed by a Nagpur resident Sandip Nair raising concerns over the ‘humiliating’ manner in which the police are punishing violators. The […]

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City court grants interim bail to DMK leader R S Bharathi.

A city court on Saturday granted interim bail till June 1 to DMK organisation secretary and Rajya Sabha member R S Bharathi, who was arrested for his alleged disparaging remarks made against the Scheduled Caste community a few months ago. A battery of DMK lawyers, including senior counsel P Wilson and N R Elango, who are […]

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 The Delhi High Court again puts on hold intellectual property rights authority notices on limitation.

The Delhi High Court has again put on hold operation of two fresh public notices issued by the intellectual property rights authority, giving lawyers and litigants time till June 1 to complete documentation in cases before it. On May 11, the high court stayed a May 4 public notice of the Controller General of Patents, […]

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Court summons Yes Bank co-founder Rana Kapoor and seven other accused on June 5.

A special court here on Saturday took cogniznace of the charge sheet filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the Yes Bank scam and issued summons to the bank’s co-founder Rana Kapoor and seven other accused. The charge sheet, filed earlier this month, named as accused Rana kapoor, his wife, daughters and three firms associated with […]

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US class action lawsuit against Infosys & top brass dismissed.

Infosys on Friday said a class action lawsuit filed against the company and some of its employees in the US District Court has been dismissed. The move comes after whistleblower complaints alleging certain unethical practices by the top management emerged in October last year. Infosys had disclosed that it had received whistleblower complaints alleging certain […]

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