Editorial: Save the saviours

Close on the heels of the Bombay High Court observing that frontline Covid-19 workers should be encouraged to discharge their duty without fear and should not be ostracised for travelling to work daily, a plea has been filed in the Supreme Court raising concern over the safety of healthcare workers, including nurses and paramedical staffs, and has sought directions to authorities to provide proper protection kits to those working in Covid-19 wards or in close proximity of patients suspected to be infected with the deadly virus. Continue Reading

Frontline COVID-19 workers should not be ostracised: Bombay HC

Frontline Covid-19 workers should be encouraged to discharge their duty  without fear and should not be ostracised for travelling to work daily, the Bombay  High Court has said. Continue Reading

Justice Bhat recuses himself from hearing Gautam Navlakha’s plea

Justice S Ravindra Bhat today became the fifth apex court judge to recuse himself from hearing a plea filed by civil rights activist Gautam Navlakha, who has challenged the Bombay High Court order refusing to quash an FIR lodged against him in the Koregaon Bhima violence case. Continue Reading

CJI Gogoi recuses from hearing Gautam Navlakha’s plea

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi today recused himself from hearing a plea filed by civil rights activist Gautam Navlakha Continue Reading

Police cannot attach immovable properties during investigation: SC

The Supreme Court today held that police cannot attach immovable properties during investigation of a criminal case. Continue Reading

Need of the hour

In a welcome verdict, the Bombay High Court Monday upheld the Constitutional validity of an amended section of the Indian Penal Code under which repeat offenders in rape cases can be awarded life imprisonment or death penalty. Continue Reading