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SEBI Relaxes Compliance Norms As Covid-19 Disrupts Operations(19.03.2020)

In view of the emerging global scenarios regarding COVID19, Securities and Exchange Board of India has eased compliance requirements for listed compan.....

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Judgments

In order to avoid spread of Covid-19 impact, confinement in Quarantine Centre would not amount to illegal detention(29.04.2020)

Present is a petition under Article 226 of the Constitution of India for issuance of writ in the nature of Habeas Corpus directing Respondents No.1 an.....

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Notifications & Circulars

PM chairs meeting to review planning and preparations for vaccination against Covid-19(30.06.2020)

PM lists four guiding principles that will form the foundation of this national effort. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today chaired a high-level m.....

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Industries Should Take Positive Approach and Tap the Opportunities Created After Covid-19 Crisis Gets Over: Shri Gadkari(07.05.2020)

Union Minister for MSME and Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari has said that industries should keep a positive outlook and tap the opportu.....

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One-time relaxation with respect to validity of SEBI Observations(21.04.2020)

1. In view of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, based on representations from various industry bodies, SEBI has decided to grant the following one .....

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Central Government, hereby issues notification for the purposes of making available suitable vaccines to meet the requirements of emergency arising due to COVID-19(18.05.2020)

1.Whereas, the Central Government is satisfied that making available suitable vaccines is essential to meet the requirements of emergency arising due .....

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Import and export of vaccines in relation to COVID-19 through Courier(30.12.2020)

1. The COVID-19 pandemic has posed unprecedented challenges to Customs and other administrations the world over. Right from the onset of the pandemic,.....

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Norms on settlement of COVID-19 health insurance claims(29.04.2021)

1. Reference is invited to Order dated 28.4.2021 passed by Hon'ble High Court of New Delhi in WP(C) No. 5026 /2021 wherein IRDAI was directed to advis.....

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International Cases

Congress must specifically authorize CDC to continue with eviction moratorium imposed as relief program for alleviating the burdens caused by the COVID–19 pandemic(26.08.2021)

In March 2020, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Re¬lief, and Economic Security Act to alleviate burdens caused by the COVID–19 pandemic. Among oth.....

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Advisory regarding containing and management of COVID-19 in National Parks/Sanctuaries/Tiger Reserves(06.04.2020)

In view of the spread of COVID 19 in the country and a recent news report on a Tiger being infected with the COVID 19 in New York, the Ministry of Env.....

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News

Telangana High Court Directs State Govt. to Lay Down its Own COVID-19 Norms(20.04.2021)

Telangana High Court has directed the State government to issue within 48 hours COVID-19 guidelines to minimise footfalls in liquor shops, restaurants.....

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Delhi HC Satisfied with Govt Response on Measures Taken to Provide Treatment to Patients(21.04.2020)

Delhi High Court has expressed satisfaction over measures taken by the Centre and Delhi government to provide treatment to non-Covid-19 patients, incl.....

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Kerala HC to NDMA: Frame Guidelines for Compensation for Death Due to Vaccination Side Effects(05.09.2022)

Kerala High Court has directed the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to formulate policy or guidelines for identifying cases of death due .....

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Delhi HC: Delhi Government Can’t Withdraw from Clear Announcement of 1 Crore Ex-Gratia(16.12.2022)

Delhi High Court has observed that Delhi Government ought not to resile from the clear announcement made for ex-gratia payment of Rs. 1 crore and that.....

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Calcutta HC Orders Autopsy of 18 Year Old COVID-19 Suspect(15.07.2020)

Calcutta High Court has directed the State Government to conduct an autopsy on the body of an 18-yr-old boy, suspected to have suffered from COVID-19 .....

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Madras HC Directs Government to Concentrate on Containing Second Wave of COVID-19(08.04.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu government to concentrate on containing the raging second wave of COVID-19. The Court has noted that som.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Updates on Covid-19 Testing Strategy(08.10.2020)

Delhi High Court has asked the Aam Aadmi Party Government to update it on the latest Covid-19 testing strategy in the capital. The Court has asked the.....

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Kerala HC Directs State Response on Plea Seeking Uniform COVID-19 Treatment Tariffs(05.05.2021)

Kerala High Court has directed the State to apprise it of measures taken to rationalise charges in pleas seeking uniform COVID-19 treatment tariffs ac.....

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SC Dismisses Plea Seeking Compensation Plan for Kin of COVID-19 Related Deaths/Casualties(24.08.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed a plea seeking inter-alia, directions to the Union and State Governments to formulate appropriate guidelines to provide ad.....

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MP HC Directs Law Enforcement Agencies to Ensure COVID-19 Protocols are Followed(12.10.2020)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has directed the law enforcement agencies of the State to ensure that COVID-19 protocol is followed to the hilt and no one h.....

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Madras HC Decides to Hold COVID-19 Vaccination Camp for Staff, Lawyers and Family Members(05.05.2021)

Madras High Court has decided to hold a COVID-19 vaccination camp for its staff, lawyers and their family members from May 10 to 22. This is part of a.....

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SC Dismisses PIL Seeking Direction to Allow Homeopathic Treatment for Mild Cases of COVID-19(21.08.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by two homeopathic physicians, seeking directions to the Central Government to pe.....

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SC: Pandemic Situation Likely to Worsen, States and Centre Must be Well Equipped(23.11.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that the pandemic situation is likely to worsen across the country in the coming months and States as well as the Centre mu.....

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Kerala HC Dismisses Plea for Allowing Relatives to Wash Dead Bodies of COVID-19 Victims(23.11.2020)

Kerala High Court has refused to issue any direction to the State Government or the Union Government to overlook its Guidelines (COVID Protocol) and t.....

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Calcutta HC: Not More Than 6 Kins of Person Who Has Died of COVID-19 Allowed to Attend Funeral(23.09.2020)

Calcutta High Court has ruled that not more than 6 close kins of a person, who had died of COVID, would be allowed to accompany the dead body for the .....

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Rajasthan HC Asks Bar Council About Steps Taken for Welfare of Advocates Affected by Covid-19(14.05.2021)

Rajasthan High Court has asked the Bar Council of Rajasthan about the steps being taken for the welfare of advocates who are affected by COVID-19 in a.....

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Ministry of Commerce directs DPIIT to Expedite Funds for COVID-19 Related Startup Ideas(03.04.2020)

Ministry of Commmerce and Industry has directed Department for Promotion of Industry and International Trade to expedite the proposals of start-up ide.....

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Telangana HC: Conduct COVID-19 Tests on Dead Bodies as Per Stipulated Guidelines(15.05.2020)

Telangana High Court has directed the State Government to mandatorily conduct COVID-19 tests on dead bodies so as to effectuate contact-tracing of the.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Fine & Debarment of Candidates Not Wearing Masks(22.03.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to the Election Commission of India (ECI) and the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in a petition seeking debarment an.....

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Orissa HC Dismisses Plea for CCTV Coverage of Treatment Given to Covid-19 Patients(15.06.2021)

Orissa High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation seeking installation of CCTV cameras and display boards in all the COVID-19 hospitals to .....

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Gujarat HC: Preventive Steps Not Effective Unless People Avoid Unnecessary Movement Out of House(23.03.2020)

Gujarat High Court has observed that preventive measures would not successfully and effectively contain the pandemic of COVID-19 unless and until the .....

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Bombay HC: POCSO Convict Not Entitled to Emergency Covid-19 Parole(09.11.2020)

Bombay High Court has held that a prisoner convicted under the Protection of Children From Sexual Offences Act, 2012 is not entitled to benefit of eme.....

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Allahabad HC Expresses Dissatisfaction at Steps Taken for Testing and Treatment of Covid-19(18.05.2021)

Allahabad High Court has observed that citizens of Uttar Pradesh are being led towards the third wave of pandemic, expressing its dissatisfaction at t.....

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Awards announced for Indo-U.S. Virtual Networks for COVID-19(18.08.2020)

Eight binational teams consisting of researchers from India and the US have received awards to pursue cutting-edge research in pathogenesis and diseas.....

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Allahabad HC to Enquire on Development /Administration of Covid-19 Vaccine(24.11.2020)

Allahabad High Court has expressed its inclination to get in touch with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) to enquire about the status of d.....

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Bom. HC to BMC: Explain Legal Basis for Imposing Fine for Violation of Mask Mandate(20.09.2022)

Bombay High Court has asked Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to explain the logic behind imposing fines for violation of mask mandate during C.....

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Calcutta HC Takes Suo Moto Case on Risk of COVID-19 Infection in Children Protection Homes(07.04.2020)

Calcutta High Court has taken a suo moto case on measures to be taken to protect children lodged in Protection Homes from the Corona virus. The Court .....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Response in Plea Alleging Mismanagement of COVID-19 Situation(20.05.2020)

Calcutta High Court has directed the Union Ministry of Home Affairs as well as the State Government of West Bengal to submit their replies in a plea a.....

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Madras HC Issues Preventive Guidelines Amid Rise in Covid-19(20.06.2022)

Madras High Court has issued directions to be followed by Advocates and others while appearing in courts which includes, wearing face masks and mainta.....

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Clarification on passing of ordinary and special resolutions by companies under the Companies Act, 2013 read with rules made thereunder on account of Covid-19-Extension of time(15.06.2020)

This Ministry has issued General Circular No. 14/2020 on 8th April, 2020 and General Circular No. 17/2020 on 13th April, 2020 for providing clarificat.....

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Gujarat HC Stresses Need for Transparency in Publication of Data Related to Covid-19(19.04.2021)

Gujarat High Court has stressed the need for transparency in the publication of testing data and availability of amenities in relation to COVID-19, st.....

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Karnataka High Court Issues Notice on MBBS Graduates' Plea Against Govt Notification(17.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the State Government and other respondents on a batch of petitions filed challenging the notification issued.....

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Kerala High Court Issues Precautionary Guidelines Amid Rising Covid-19 Cases Among Employees(02.06.2022)

Kerala High Court has released precautionary guidelines such as wearing of Face mask, Maintaining hand hygiene, sanitizing hands after biometric punch.....

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India signs $1.5 billion loan with ADB to support India's COVID-19 immediate response(28.04.2020)

The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) today signed a $1.5 billion loan that will support the government's response to the novel.....

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SC Asks Centre to Make Data Public on Covid Vaccine's Side-Effects(03.05.2022)

Supreme Court said that no individual can be forced to get vaccinated against COVID-19, and asked the Centre to make public data on the immunization’s.....

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MHA Releases Fresh Guidelines for Surveillance, Containment and Caution Against Covid-19(25.11.2020)

Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has released a fresh set of guidelines for surveillance, containment and caution against Covid-19. The fresh norm.....

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Del. HC Allows Unvaccinated Teacher to Resume Duties After AIIMS Says 'At Risk of Allergic Reaction'(26.09.2022)

Delhi High Court has directed a private school in Delhi to allow an unvaccinated teacher to re-join duties after AIIMS concluded that he was at a high.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Fine & Debarment of Candidates Not Wearing Masks(22.03.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to the Election Commission of India (ECI) and the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in a petition seeking debarment an.....

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Health Ministry Frames Norms to Avoid Cohorting of COVID-19 Patients with Others(08.04.2020)

Health Ministry has framed detailed guidelines to manage suspected and confirmed COVID-19 cases in separate graded facilities. The Centre has decided .....

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Gujarat HC: Government Should Not Restrict COVID-19 Tests(25.05.2020)

Gujarat High Court has observed that Gujarat Government should not restrict the number of COVID-19 tests on the fear that more tests would lead to 70%.....

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Calcutta HC Asks State to Report on Steps Taken So Far to Contain COVID-19(13.04.2020)

Calcutta High Court has asked the West Bengal Government to report to the Court the steps taken so far to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus and.....

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Telangana High Court has directed the State government to issue within 48 hours COVID-19 guidelines t(20.04.2021)

Telangana High Court has directed the State government to issue within 48 hours COVID-19 guidelines to minimise footfalls in liquor shops, restaurants.....

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Kerala HC: Qualified Homeopathic Physician Can Dispense Medicines for Management of Covid-19(09.06.2021)

Kerala High Court has held that a qualified homeopathic physician can prescribe and dispense preventive and prophylactic homeopathy medicines for COVI.....

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Allahabad HC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Immediate Covid-19 Vaccination Drive for Prisoners(05.07.2021)

Allahabad High Court has issued notice on a Public Interest Litigation seeking Covid-19 vaccination drive for prisoners across the State on an urgent .....

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Delhi HC Denies Anticipatory Bail to Man Accused of Giving Fake COVID-19 Report(22.09.2021)

Delhi High Court has denied anticipatory bail to a man accused of giving fake Covid-19 report for the purpose of release of his son from jail on inter.....

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Bombay HC Directs Government to Consider Grant of Approval to Private COVID-19 Testing Labs(27.03.2020)

Bombay High Court (Nagpur bench) has directed the State Government to take necessary steps for the creation and operation of Viral Research and Diagno.....

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Madras High Court Scraps PIL Seeking Compulsory COVID-19 Test for Candidates Contesting Elections(31.03.2021)

Madras High Court has come down heavily on a Petitioner who sought directions from the Court mandating that all candidates contesting in the Legislati.....

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Sikkim High Court Dismisses Plea Alleging Misappropriation of Covid-19 Funds(17.06.2021)

Sikkim High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation seeking enquiry into alleged misappropriation of funds under Covid-19 package provided to.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Affidavit from State on Steps Taken in Plea Regarding Burial Of COVID-19 Patient(20.04.2020)

Calcutta High Court has considered a Petition claiming that the burial in the graveyard of the dead body of a COVID-19 casualty without the death cert.....

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Andhra Pradesh HC Asks State to File Affidavit on Steps Taken to Curb Spread of Covid-19(26.04.2021)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has asked the State Government to file a comprehensive affidavit with regard to the steps taken by the State to deal with th.....

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Gujarat HC Asks State to File Action Plan for Tackling Third Covid-19 Wave(21.06.2021)

Gujarat High Court has asked the State Government to adopt the '3T Model' to curb the outbreak and devise a preventive action plan. The State has been.....

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Delhi HC Asks Governments to Keep Tab on Rising Cases(25.05.2020)

Delhi High Court has stated that the Centre and the Aam Aadmi Party government must keep a tab on the number of COVID-19 cases in the capital and be r.....

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SC Pulls Up Gujarat Government in COVID-19 Designated Hospital Fire(02.12.2020)

Supreme Court has pulled up the Gujarat Government in a matter pertaining to the fire which had broken out at a COVID-19 designated hospital in Rajkot.....

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SC: Affixing of COVID-19 Posters Can be Done Only Under Direction from Competent Authority(09.12.2020)

Supreme Court has held that affixing of COVID-19 posters outside the homes of patients can be done only if there is a direction from the competent aut.....

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Delhi High Court Refuses Interim Injunction Against RTPCR Testing Kit OMISURE(01.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has refused to pass an ad interim injunction against Tata Medical and Diagnostics Limited, manufacturer of OMISURE, an RTPCR kit that.....

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Kerala HC: AYUSH Doctors Not to Prescribe Cure for COVID-19(31.08.2020)

Kerala High Court has observed that AYUSH Doctors shall not prescribe tablets or mixtures as cure for COVID-19, but only as an immunity booster.

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Karnataka HC Dismisses Plea Seeking Direction to Form Expert Committee to Monitor COVID-19(04.05.2020)

Karnataka High Court has disposed off a Public Interest Litigation seeking directions to constitute an expert committee at State Level, headed by a Si.....

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Delhi HC Directs Delhi Govt to Provide Medical Facilities to Covid-19 Patients(07.05.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Government to provide medical facilities to all the persons suffering from Covid-19 in the national capital. T.....

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Karnataka HC Rejects Petition Seeking to Move COVID-19 Testing Laboratory in Residential Area(21.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has refused to entertain a public interest litigation filed by two residents seeking directions to the authorities to shift or cl.....

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Bombay HC Seeks Municipal Corporation's Reply in Plea to Stop Burial of Covid-19 Victims(12.05.2020)

Bombay High Court has asked the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai to file its reply in a Writ Petition filed by Mumbai resident, Pradeep Gandhy .....

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Union Home Ministry Issues Orders Extending COVID-19 Guidelines Till February 28(28.01.2021)

Union Home Ministry has issued an order extending the COVID-19 guidelines for surveillance, containment and caution till 28th February, 2021. The guid.....

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Orissa High Court Dismisses Plea Proposing Red Ant Chutney as COVID-19 Cure(12.04.2021)

Orissa High Court has dismissed a plea which claimed that that 'Kaai (Kukuti) Chutney (paste)' which is prepared using red ants, can prevent infection.....

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Telangana HC Issues Notice on Plea for Free Treatment and Diagnosis for COVID-19(13.04.2020)

Telangana High Court has issued a notice on a plea to direct the Union of India and the State of Telangana to provide for free-of-cost diagnosis and t.....

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Bombay HC Directs Provision of Remdesivir to Hospitals for Treatment of Covid-19(20.04.2021)

Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra Government to provide 10,000 vials of Remdesivir, a crucial anti-viral drug to Hospitals treating Covid.....

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Sikkim HC Expresses Concern Over Unavailability of Covid-19 Vaccines(07.06.2021)

Sikkim High Court has expressed concern over unavailability of Covid-19 vaccine in the State and directed the authorities to take proactive steps in t.....

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Interest Subvention (IS) and Prompt Repayment Incentive (PRI) for Short Term Crop Loans during the years 2018-19 and 2019-20: Extended Period on account of Covid-19(21.04.2020)

1. Please refer to circular FIDD.CO.FSD.BC.No.15/05.02.001/2018-19 dated March 7, 2019 regarding Interest Subvention Scheme for Short Term Crop Loans .....

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Delhi HC: COVID-19 Vaccination Can’t Be Insisted Upon By Employer to Government School Lecturer(24.01.2023)

Delhi High Court while observing that COVID-19 vaccination cannot be insisted upon by the employer, has granted relief to a government school lecturer.....

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Manipur HC Directs State to Indicate Steps Taken for Long-Term Plan to Tackle Covid 19(28.05.2021)

Manipur High Court has directed the State Government to indicate the steps taken by it to put in place a "long-term plan" for meeting future challenge.....

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SC Issues Notice on Plea Against Centre’s Insurance Scheme for Health Workers Fighting COVID-19(21.10.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice on a petition raising the issue of the construction of the Centre's Insurance Scheme for Health Workers Fighting COVID.....

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SC: Make COVID-19 Tests Free, Even in Private Laboratories(09.04.2020)

Supreme Court has directed the Government to issue appropriate orders immediately for free testing for coronavirus even in private hospitals and labor.....

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Orissa HC Asks State on Enquiry Into Issue of Undercounting of Covid-19 Deaths(28.06.2021)

Orissa High Court has asked the State Government as to whether the issue of undercounting of Covid-19 deaths has been enquired into by it. The Court h.....

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Telangana High Court Directs Government to Test the Dead for COVID-19(27.05.2020)

Telangana HC has directed the State to test all those who die in government hospitals for COVID-19 before releasing the bodies to ascertain whether th.....

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Chhattisgarh HC Directs State in Matter Pertinent to Second Wave of Covid-19 Infections(27.04.2021)

Chhattisgarh High Court has directed the State Government to convene a meeting of all concerned to take stock of the situation as to the Oxygen supply.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Periodic Govt Reports on Various Aspects for Combating COVID-19(20.04.2020)

Calcutta High Court has directed the State Government of West Bengal to file periodic reports with regard to the progress made by it in terms of tackl.....

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Central Government Exempts Covid-19 Vaccines and Oxygen from Basic Custom Duty(26.04.2021)

Central Government has notified that the Covid-19 vaccines and Oxygen are exempted from basic customs duty. The Centre has also directed customs offic.....

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Madras HC Directs State to Ensure All State Orders on Covid-19 to be Uploaded on Govt Website(21.05.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the State to ensure that all of the State Government's communications in relation to Covid-19 - orders, notifications b.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Response on Making Covid-19 Care Facility Inside JNU(13.07.2021)

Delhi High Court has sought response of the Delhi Government on its proposal to make a Covid-19 care facility inside Jawaharlal Nehru University after.....

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Uttarakhand HC Orders State to Conduct Door-to-Door Surveillance of Covid-19 Cases(10.06.2021)

Uttarakhand High Court has ordered the State Government to conduct door-to-door surveillance across 13 districts of the state, especially in remote vi.....

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Continuation of operations of the DGFT 'COVID-19 Helpdesk' for international trade related issues(06.01.2022)

1. Department of Commerce and DGFT have undertaken to monitor the status of export and imports and difficulties being faced by trade stakeholders in v.....

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Mad. HC Upholds Grant of Incentive Marks in Recruitment to Doctors for COVID Duty in Govt. Hospitals(17.11.2023)

Madras High Court has upheld the favor of granting incentive marks for medical practitioners and PG doctors who were engaged in COVID-19 duty in Gover.....

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Bombay HC: BMC Circular Does Not Prevent Burial of Dead Infected with COVID-19(09.04.2020)

Bombay High Court has observed that the revised circular issued by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on the disposal of bodies of coronavirus vic.....

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Manipur HC Stresses on Need for Taking Steps to Tackle Third Wave of Covid-19 Pandemic(04.06.2021)

Manipur High Court has stated that it would be necessary for the State to demonstrate the steps already taken, in terms of the demands raised for medi.....

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SC Stays All. HC Order That Directed Schools to Refund/Adjust 15% Fees Paid During Covid-19(05.05.2023)

Supreme Court has stayed Allahabad High Court’s order which had directed the schools in Uttar Pradesh to refund or adjust 15% of excess fees charged d.....

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Bombay HC Tells Navi Mumbai Civic Body to Certify Names of Workers Involved in COVID Duty(28.05.2020)

Bombay High Court has directed the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) to certify names of workers who are involved in COVID-19 related duties an.....

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Delhi HC Asks to Seek Instructions on Plea Against Alleged Exorbitant Pricing of Covid-19 Vaccine(17.08.2021)

Delhi High Court has asked the Central Government counsel to seek instructions on a PIL seeking reduction in the price of COVID-19 vaccines in India.

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SC Fixes Outer Limits to Apply for COVID-19 Death Compensation at 60 Days(25.03.2022)

Supreme Court has fixed the outer limits to apply for COVID-19 death compensation at 60 days for deaths that occurred prior to March 20, 2022 and 90 d.....

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SC Takes Suo Moto Case on Risk of COVID-19 Infection in Children Protection Homes(02.04.2020)

Supreme Court has taken a suo moto case on the conditions of children protection homes across the country in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.

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Tripura HC: State May Make Aggressive Efforts for Administration of Second Dose of Covid-19 Vaccine(18.08.2021)

Tripura High Court has suggested the State Government may make more aggressive efforts to administer the second dose of Covid-19 vaccine to all eligib.....

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Delhi HC Directs Police to Ensure Covid-19 Protocols in Sadar Bazaar Area(08.12.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed the city police to ensure that the COVID-19 protocols are strictly followed in the city's Sadar Bazaar area in a plea se.....

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Ministry of Commerce directs DPIIT to Expedite Funds for COVID-19 Related Startup Ideas(03.04.2020)

Ministry of Commmerce and Industry has directed Department for Promotion of Industry and International Trade to expedite the proposals of start-up ide.....

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Sikkim HC Expresses Concern Over Spread of Covid-19 in Care Facilities(13.07.2021)

Sikkim High Court has expressed concern over spread of Covid-19 in various 'Care facilities' and has directed the State to take immediate steps for pr.....

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Sikkim HC Suspends Suo Motu Monitoring of Covid-19 Situtation in State(21.09.2021)

Sikkim High Court has suspended its suo motu monitoring of the Covid-19 situation in the State, upon being convinced that the State Government has tak.....

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SC Dismisses Plea for Mass House-to-House COVID-19 Testing in Hotspot Areas(27.04.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation which sought directions to the Centre to conduct mass door to door testing for COVID-19 as wi.....

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Supreme Court Seeks Centre's Response on Use of Alternative Medicines to Treat COVID-19(20.11.2020)

Supreme Court has directed the Centre to file a counter affidavit detailing in what manner and to what extent Alternative Medicine by way of Ayurveda,.....

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Madras High Court Orders Relaxation on COVID-19 Restrictions from November 15(10.11.2021)

Madras High Court has ordered relaxation of many restrictions that have been in place for long to fight COVID-19. The relaxations would come into forc.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice in Plea Challenging Delhi Govt's COVID-19 Regulation(29.07.2020)

Delhi High Court has issued notice in a plea challenging clause 3(g) of the Delhi Epidemic Diseases, (Management of COVID-19) Regulations, 2020, which.....

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Calcutta HC Dismisses Plea by WBCPCR Seeking Compensation From Election Commission For Covid Orphans(25.05.2022)

Calcutta HC dismissed a PIL filed by West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights (WBCPCR) seeking a direction upon the Election Commission t.....

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Karnataka HC: Public Gatherings for Protests Contributing to COVID-19 Spread in Bengaluru(27.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has said that public gatherings either for marking protests or for other reasons in the city of Bengaluru are contributing to the.....

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Madras HC to State: Pay Compensation to Family of Man Missing Since Hospital Admission for COVID-19(21.12.2022)

Madras High Court has directed State to pay Rs 1 lakh compensation to family of 74 year old man who has not been found since being taken to government.....

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Madras HC Seeks Response on Extension of Covid-19 Cash Relief to Transgender Persons(21.05.2021)

Madras High Court has sought the response of the Tamil Nadu government on a plea seeking the extension of COVID-19 cash relief Rs.4000/- to transgende.....

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AP High Court Asks State to List Reasons for Rise in Covid-19 Cases in 3 Districts(13.07.2021)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has sought State Government's response on the rise in Covid-19 cases in three particular districts of the State, namely- Eas.....

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SC: Free Tests in Private Laboratories for Poor(14.04.2020)

Supreme Court has said its direction to provide free testing by private facilities will be applicable to economically weaker sections and people who c.....

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Uttarakhand High Court Issues Directions to Prevent Spread of Covid-19(23.04.2021)

Uttarakhand High Court has issued a slew of directions to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the state and to strengthen the existing medical infrastru.....

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Uttarakhand High Court Orders Government to Conduct Audit of Covid-19 Deaths in State(10.06.2021)

Uttarakhand High Court has ordered the Government to conduct an audit of Covid-19 deaths in the state and submit its report by 21st June, 2021 in plea.....

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Delhi HC Expresses Satisfaction of Steps Taken by Delhi Govt to Ensure Access to COVID Treatment(28.07.2020)

Delhi High Court has closed the suo moto matter on adequate access to COVID-19 treatment in Delhi after expressing satisfaction towards the steps alre.....

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Allahabad HC: COVID-19 Centre/Hospital Can be Set Up Within Residential Colonies(07.09.2020)

Allahabad High Court has clarified that a COVID-19 Centre/Hospital can be set up within residential colonies.

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SC Directs Bombay HC to Decide Plea to Stop Burial of Persons who Died of COVID-19(04.05.2020)

Supreme Court has disposed of a Special Leave Petition against a Bombay High Court order which had refused to stay burials in 3 cemeteries in Bandra w.....

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Bombay HC Asks on Publicising of Alternatives of Imported Drugs Used for Treatment of Covid-19(07.05.2021)

Bombay High Court has asked why the Union and State Government didn't publicise alternatives to imported drugs used for treating Covid-19 patients, st.....

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Bombay HC Asks Govt to Inform About COVID-19 Conditions Prevailing in Mumbai(22.03.2022)

Bombay High Court has asked the Maharashtra government to inform it about the COVID-19 conditions prevailing in Mumbai when restrictions were imposed .....

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SC Directs Centre to Ensure Welfare of Migrant Workers and Spread Awareness of Pandemic(31.03.2020)

Supreme Court has directed the Centre to ensure accessibility of basic necessities and medical facilities for migrant workers in view of the nationwid.....

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HP HC Directs State to File Affidavit on Steps Taken Towards COVID Issues(01.12.2020)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed the State Government to file an affidavit specifying the steps taken with regard to the availability of oxyge.....

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SC Gives Government to Review Plea of Civil Services Aspirants for Appearing in Main Exam(01.04.2022)

Supreme Court has provided two weeks time to the Central government to reconsider afresh the demand made by the civil services aspirants who were unab.....

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Bombay High Court Takes Suo Motu Cognisance of Covid-19 Surge in Prisons(19.04.2021)

Bombay High Court has taken suo motu cognisance of the surge in Covid-19 cases in various prisons across Maharashtra based on newspaper reports. The C.....

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CBIC Notifies Ad hoc Exemption from IGST on Imports of Specified COVID-19 Relief Material(04.05.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has notified the Ad hoc Exemption from Integrated Goods and Services Tax on imports of specified CO.....

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Karnataka HC Rejects Plea for Making Public Personal Details of Persons Who Contacted COVID-19(23.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has rejected the plea filed seeking directions to the State and Central Government to make public details of those persons who ha.....

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Delhi HC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance of "Stubborn Reluctance to Wear Masks Properly" on Flight(10.03.2021)

Delhi High Court has taken suo-motu cognizance of what he described as an "alarming situation" on an Air India flight bound towards Delhi from Kolkata.....

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Madras HC Seeks Government Response on Plea Against Communalization of COVID-19(17.04.2020)

Madras High Court has sought the response of the Centre and Tamil Nadu Government in Petition filed to stop the communalization of COVID-19 spread in .....

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Madras HC Enquires About State’s Preparedness to Handle Covid-19 Pandemic(23.04.2021)

Madras High Court has enquired about the State's preparedness to handle the COVID-19 pandemic, taking suo motu notice of newspaper reports about diver.....

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SC Asks Kerala to Explain on Relaxation in COVID-19 Curbs for Bakrid(20.07.2021)

Supreme Court has asked Kerala Government to explain its reasons for relaxing COVID-19 restrictions between July 18 and July 20 for Bakrid celebration.....

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Madras HC Impresses Upon Centre Need for Equitable Distribution of Covid-19 Vaccines(03.05.2021)

Madras High Court has impressed upon the Centre the need for ensuring equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, drugs and oxygen to all the States .....

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Sikkim HC Disposes PIL Which Raised Issues Arising Out of COVID-19 Restrictions(03.04.2020)

Sikkim High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation which has raised several issues arising out of restrictions imposed by the State in the w.....

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ITAT Directs Fresh Adjudication as Assessee Failed to File Reply to Income Tax Notice Due to COVID(25.05.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore held that assessee could not respond to the notices in view of the pandemic situation, which has to be accept.....

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Resolution Framework 2.0 - Resolution of Covid-19 related stress of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises(05.05.2021)

1. Please refer to the circular DOR.No.BP.BC/4/21.04.048/2020-21 dated August 6, 2020 on restructuring of advances to the MSME borrowers.

2......

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NGT Directs Constituting Team for Handling and Scientific Disposal of COVID-19 Waste(27.04.2020)

National Green Tribunal has directed constituting a high level task team at the national level, to supervise handling and scientific disposal of COVID.....

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All. HC to Schools in UP: Refund/Adjust 15% Fees Paid During COVID-19 Pandemic(17.01.2023)

Allahabad High Court has directed schools in Uttar Pradesh to refund or adjust 15% of extra fees charged during 2020-21 academic session, when the COV.....

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Gauhati HC Seeks Response of Assam Govt in PILs on Covid-19 Situation in Tea Gardens(26.05.2021)

Gauhati High Court has sought the response of the Assam Government on a slew of issues in Public Interest Litigations relating to the present situatio.....

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Allahabad HC Issues Instructions for Identification of Potential COVID-19 Carriers(15.05.2020)

Allahabad High Court has issued several instructions for the State authorities to ensure that all the migrants, entering the State of Uttar Pradesh af.....

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Extension of the time limit for issuance of order in terms of the provisions of sub-section (5), read with sub-section (7) of Section 54 of Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017(09.06.2020)

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 168A of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017) (hereafter in this notification refer.....

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SC Stays Orissa HC Order on Mandatory COVID-19 Testing for Migrants to Enter Odisha(11.05.2020)

Supreme Court has stayed the order passed by the Orissa High Court which directed that migrant workers should be allowed entry to Odisha only after te.....

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Telangana HC Directs State to File Fresh Status Report to Tackle Covid-19 Spread in State(07.04.2021)

Telangana High Court has instructed State Government to file a fresh status report within 48 hours on steps taken to tackle further spread of the viru.....

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Delhi HC to DGCA: Air Passengers Violating Covid-19 Norms Should be Put on "No-Fly" List(03.06.2022)

Delhi High Court suggested the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to authorize the flight crew and airport staff to take strict action again.....

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Karnataka HC: Breach of COVID-19 Advisory by Any Staff in Judiciary to be Treated as Misconduct(11.05.2020)

Karnataka High Court has issued circular stating that if officers and officials of the Court must strictly follow the COVID-19 Instructions/Advisory a.....

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SC to PCI: Process Pharma Colleges Applications Challenging 5 Year Moratorium(02.06.2022)

Supreme Court has directed Pharma Council of India (PCI) to process the applications of colleges which challenged the PCI’s imposition of 5 year morat.....

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Delhi HC Grants Interim Relief to Teacher Who Refused Covid-19 Vaccination on Medical Reasons(16.02.2022)

Delhi High Court has directed release of two months' salary to a teacher who did not take any vaccination dose for COVID-19 owing to his medical condi.....

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