Category: covid19

A Legal Framework To Tackle Fake News During The Pandemic

A Legal Framework for Curbing Fake News/ Rumors during the Pandemic The year 2020, will be remembered for the Pandemic of Coronavirus or SARS-CoV-2. It has created a sense of fear in the mind of each & every nation of the world whether it was super-power America, or under-developed countries in Africa & Asia. The…
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July 3, 2020 0

Legal Issues During Lockdown/Covid-19 : Answers

  A Person who is entitled to legal aid is provided under the Legal Services Authority Act, 1987 Section 12 of Legal Services Authority Act, 1987: Criteria for giving legal services: Every person who has to file or defend a case shall be entitled to legal services under this Act if that person is :-…
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May 26, 2020 0

Liquor/Gutka/Paan Shops to be open from 4th May? : MHA [Read Notification]

  [As per Ministry of Home Affairs(MHA) Order No. 40-3/2020-dm-i (A) dated 1st May, 2020] The notification issued by Ministry of Home Affairs on 1st May 2020 with respect to new guidelines on the measures to be taken by Ministries/ Department of Government of India, State/UT Governments and State/UT authorities for containment of COVID-19 in…
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May 1, 2020 0

Removal of GST from Sanitizers & Face Masks: Madras HC

  Earlier on 3rd April 2020, Lawyer Amit Kumar Saxena appeared for NGO, Justice for Rights Foundation, and sought the Supreme Court intervention to safeguard controlled pricing of the sale of masks, sanitiser and hand liquid soaps. Further, he submitted before the Hon’ble Supreme Court that though steps have been taken by the Union Government to…
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April 29, 2020 0

Epidemic Diseases Act 1897: Attack on healthcare workers to be cognizable and non-bailable

On 22nd April 2020, Government of India has promulgated ordinance to amend the Epidemic Diseases Act 1897 to fight against the pandemic of Covid-19. As per this ordinance 3 major amendments are made for the protection of whole healthcare fraternity: 1. If any attack is done on the health care workers (including doctors, paramedic staff,…
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April 22, 2020 0