In its petition, the Delhi Government has contended that the amended sections of the GNCTD Act diminish constitutionally guaranteed powers and functions of the elected legislative assembly and council of ministers of Delhi; overturn the constitutionally stipulated balance between the Delhi Government and the Union Government
The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Union Government to reconsider its guidelines that excluded suicides from Covid-19 death certificates. Justice M.R. Shah said that it is prima facie of the view that such suicide cases of Covid positive patients be treated as Covid deaths. The Centre assured the court it would re-examine the issue.
Relying on the decision of the Delhi High Court in “Jayswal Neco Ltd. Vs. Union of India & Ors.”, Advocate V.K Shukla, representing the petitioner, contended that the jurisdiction vests with Delhi High Court in as much as the Railway Board is situated in Delhi.
The Bombay High Court has issued notice to the Union of India and others in a PIL, seeking direction to waive off the penalty imposed on customers for not maintaining minimum balance in the accounts in view of Covid-19 pandemic, which severely affected the business activities.
The Supreme Court today has refused to issue any interim order in the original suit filed by the State of West Bengal against Union of India raising the issue of continuous registration of FIRs by the CBI in the state despite the fact that the State Government has withdrawn the permission 3 years back in this regard.
The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court to expeditiously start hearing in the case related to the forced compulsory retirement of an IRS officer of the 1985 batch, who was compulsorily retired in 2019, in accordance with Fundamental Rule 56 (j).
Supreme Court on Friday heard a plea relating to Union of India’s compliance with Court’s directions for framing of guidelines for issuance of death certificates & steps taken on recommendations made by Finance Commission for the ex gratia assistance to family members of people who succumbed to Covid-19.
A Delhi High Court bench has issued notice in a plea by AAP Government against the decision of Lieutenant Governor in allowing appointment of Delhi Police’s chosen Advocates as Special Public Prosecutors (SPP) in cases related to farmers’ agitation and North East Delhi riots.
A PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking directions to the Union of India to reconsider the misuse of laws under Sections 354A-354D, 506, 509, 376, 498a of IPC and to make gender-neutral laws as these laws were made earlier more than 150 years ago but now there is no such required and is contrary to Articles 14, 19 and 21 of the Constitution of India as misuse of these laws are rising across the country.
The Delhi High Court on Monday stayed the criminal trial pending before the Rohini District & Sessions Court, New Delhi, in the complaint filed against cricketer-politician Gautam Gambhir, his foundation and others in the plea regarding quashing of complaint in a case relating to illegal hoarding
A Mumbai court has granted bail to businessman Raj Kundra, the husband of actor Shilpa Shetty, two months after his arrest in a pornography case. Kundra has been given bail on a surety of Rs 50,000 along with co-worker Ryan Thorpe.