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Kerela HC: We cannot turn a blind eye to excesses committed by the police personnel against citizens

The Justices AK Jayasankaran Nambiar and Shaji P Chaly took suo motu cognisance of police excess against citizens to enforce country-wide lockdown. The bench remarked that even an emergency periods connot suspend the fundamental rights of life and personal liberty under Article 21 of Constitution of India. Further the bench stated We are therefore of the view that the implementation of the lockdown in this State, by the Central or State authorities, must be under the watchful eyes of the Judiciary and, towards this end, we deem it appropriate to institute this suo motu proceedings to monitor State action during the lockdown period.

  • By INTO LEGAL WORLD
  • Posted On Tue, 31 Mar 2020 05:39 PM

*FM Nirmala Sitharaman quashed the fake news of extending the financial year till july1,2020.*

Amid the increasing circulation of the fake news in the wake of corona outbreak, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman quashed one of the fake news containing the extension of financial year period till July 1,2020. The main source for this fake news was the misrepresentation of the notification issued by the Department of Revenue , amending the Indian Stamp Act.

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  • Posted On Tue, 31 Mar 2020 01:03 PM

*Indian Stamp Act amendment under Financial Act 2019 would be effected from July 1 2020*

The Indian Stamp Act 1899 amendment concern with Part I, Chapter IV of the Finance Act, 2019 which was scheduled to be w.e.f April 1 now would be come into force at new substituted date July 1 2020. The extention has been done by Central Government in excercise of powers drawn from section 11 of the Finance Act, 2019 (7 of 2019).

  • By INTO LEGAL WORLD
  • Posted On Tue, 31 Mar 2020 01:03 PM

*Kerala HC created history by presiding over the proceedings through video conferencing.*

Taking the serious note of the corona pandemic,  Justices A K Jayasankaran Nambiar and Shaji P Chaly of the Kerala HC has created history by presiding over the  proceedings through video conferencing. The bench considered nearly 30 urgent matters, including bail applications and writ petitions. The proceedings was carried by the advocates from their offices/residences via 'Zoom' app.

  • By INTO LEGAL WORLD
  • Posted On Tue, 31 Mar 2020 01:03 PM

SG Mehta: This migration needs to be stopped because if there is transmission of the virus, it will be unstoppable

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta made submission stating that this migration from cities to native places needs to be stopped because if there is transmission of the COVID-19, it will be unstoppable. The submission is made in response of PIL filed by Rashmi Bansal before SC bench comprising CJI SA Bobde & Justice N Nageshwar Rao praying that are migrating should be sanitized before they enter in villages. The Court said that govt is already working on it and will file status report on Tuesday.

  • By INTO LEGAL WORLD
  • Posted On Mon, 30 Mar 2020 03:02 PM

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