Inordinate force has become routine in India: Plea in Supreme court seeks guidelines to fill legal lacuna in dealing with Custodial Death/Torture/Rape

Jeyaraj and his son Bennix died while in the custody of the Sathankulam Police following their arrest on June 19 citing a violation of the COVID-19 curfew The plea before the Supreme Court notes that “Custodial Torture/Deaths/Rapes are a chilling reminder of how the excessive use of force has become a routine in India” leadingContinue reading “Inordinate force has become routine in India: Plea in Supreme court seeks guidelines to fill legal lacuna in dealing with Custodial Death/Torture/Rape”

India has one of lowest COVID-19 cases per million in the world

Recovered cases nearly 4.4 lakhs, exceed active cases by more than 1.8 lakh National Recovery Rate crosses 61% The WHO Situation Report 168 dated 6thJuly, 2020 shows that India has one of the lowest cases of COVID-19 per million population. India‚Äôs cases per million population is 505.37 while the global average is at 1453.25. The ChileContinue reading “India has one of lowest COVID-19 cases per million in the world”

Section-144 Imposed In Mumbai For Non-essential Activities Amid Rising Covid Cases: Police

Section-144 has been imposed in Mumbai by Dy Commissioner of Police Pranaya Ashok, prohibiting any presence or movement of one or more persons in view of COVID-19 Section-144 has been imposed in Mumbai by Deputy Commissioner of Police Pranaya Ashok, prohibiting any presence or movement of one or more persons in public places or gathering of any sort anywhere,Continue reading “Section-144 Imposed In Mumbai For Non-essential Activities Amid Rising Covid Cases: Police”

NCLAT suspends all court work including virtual hearing, filing till July 3- Covid-19

In view of the COVID-19 situation, all court work, including virtual hearing and filing, shall remain suspended in National Company Law Appellate Tribunal till July 3. With the imposition of a complete lockdown to contain the risk of COVID-19, hearing in all regular matters was adjourned from time to time. Listing of urgent matters wasContinue reading “NCLAT suspends all court work including virtual hearing, filing till July 3- Covid-19”

As Delhi Surpasses Mumbai For Highest Number of Cases, Delhi HC Directs Delhi Govt To Submit An Action Plan To Ramp Up Testing- Read order

As Delhi tops the list of cities having the highest number of COVID19 cases in India, the Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Government to submit a status report highlighting the action plan undertaken to ramp up testing in the national capital. The Division Bench of Justice Hima Kohli and Justice Subramonium Prasad hasContinue reading “As Delhi Surpasses Mumbai For Highest Number of Cases, Delhi HC Directs Delhi Govt To Submit An Action Plan To Ramp Up Testing- Read order”