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NEWS OF THE DAY

*Kerala HC directs union government to remove the blockage of Karnataka's border connecting to Kerala.*

A bench comprising Justices A K Jayasankaran Nambiar and Shaji P Chaly of the Kerala HC passed an interim order , directing the union government to remove the blockades of the Karnataka's border connecting Mangalore in Karnataka to Kasaragod in Kerala as the people residing near kasaragood are not getting medical facilities from the Karnataka. Furthur, the bench observed that the blockage of the border is the violation of the article 21 and article 19(1)(d) as the people residing near Karnataka border(kasaragood) are unable to receive medical treatment. On March 23 , Karnataka has blocked the border in the wake of the corona virus outbreak.

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  • Posted On Thu, 02 Apr 2020 12:56 PM

*’ex post facto' Environmental Clearance (EC) is violative of environmental law*

Supreme Court upheld the order of National Green Tribunal (2016) , setting aside a circular issued by Ministry of Environment and Forests on 14 May 2002, which envisaged the grant of post facto ECs. The SC agreed with the NGT's finding that the circular was "unsustainable in law". The circular allowed industries which had commenced operations without obtaining EC in terms of the Environment Impact Assessment notification of 1994 to obtain the same by an extended date in 2003.

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  • Posted On Thu, 02 Apr 2020 12:56 PM

Gujarat HC rejects the bail application of the Asaram for the protection against the corona virus.

The single-Judge bench of Justice Bela M. Trivedi of the Gujarat HC quashed the bail application moved by the self-styled godman, Asaram for the fear of getting easy susceptibility of the deadly Corona virus due to his old age. Taking the reference of the ruling "Contagion of COVID-19 Virus in Prisons" by the supreme Court, bench quashed the bail by directing that the case of Asaram is not accurate according to the above ruling. Asaram, presently 84, is in Jodhpur's Central Jail, serving life term in connection to a rape case.

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  • Posted On Wed, 01 Apr 2020 03:04 PM

Telangana HC Directs state authorities To Postpone Class X State Board Exams Indefinitely.

The division bench comprising of Justice MS Ramachandra Rao and Justice K Lakshman of the Telanagana HC postpone Class 10th State Board Examinations in the state untill the condition does normalizes. The examination was to be conducted between March 23 and March 30. Now it has been rescheduled due to health risk by the corona virus. Case : Bala Krishna Mandapati v. State of Telangana & Ors.

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  • Posted On Wed, 01 Apr 2020 03:04 PM

Andhra Pradesh: Transportation of fish and prawn must be permitted & included in Essential Supply Category

The Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh J.K. Maheshwari has given interim relief directing state govt to permit transportation of fish and prawn through motor vehicle and the same must be included in Essential Supply Category. The court observed that fisheries is one of important business struck down due to nationwide lockdown to contain the COVID-19. Thus, the Court directed authorities to concern the order till next hearing after 3 weeks. Case: M.Janakirama Raju v. The State of Andhra Pradesh

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  • Posted On Wed, 01 Apr 2020 03:04 PM

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