The Calcutta High Court has held that family members of deceased Covid-19 patients should be allowed to perform the funeral rites if they follow certain guidelines, because they have the right to a decent funeral under the Indian Constitution.
While most courts in the country are in virtual mode amid this pandemic and physical hearings are a rarity and mostly urgent matters are being heard over video conferencing, one set of litigants are using this as an opportunity to manage relief by suppressing facts.
The Calcutta High Court has struck down the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) order directing all financial creditors to mandatorily file default record from Information Utility along with a plea under Section 7 of Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code.
The Calcutta High Court has held that while Indian Courts do have the power to grant anti-arbitration injunctions in foreign seated arbitration, they must use this power sparingly and with abundant caution.
The Calcutta High Court has said it is the fundamental right of a reporter to publish news of “any illegal” activity “in an honest way” and “proper reporting” can help the administration act against offenders, while allowing plea for anticipatory bail.
The Supreme Court Collegium on 14th July, 2020 has approved the proposal for appointment of Additional Judges of Punjab & Haryana High Court, Calcutta High Court and Himachal Pradesh High Court as Permanent Judges
The Calcutta High Court yesterday (July 13) said no to a plea by ten medical students who wanted the second and third professional examinations for MBBS courses in the state deferred, because of the pandemic. The exams started today.