Law & COVID-19

Judiciary’s Response to Covid: Justifiable or Overreach ?

Allahabad High Court’s order directing the Uttar Pradesh government to impose lockdown in 5 selected cities till April 26 (which has now been stayed by the Supreme Court) and Delhi High Court’s order to ban industrial use of oxygen may invite questions over the validity and binding value of such orders. […]

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Cashless Health Insurance Payments – A COVID-19 Convenience or Disaster ?

Cashless claims means that the policy holder does not have to pay cash to the network hospital. Instead, the bills will be settled between the hospital and the insurance company. Even during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals had started refusing cashless facility for COVID-19 patients. […]

Constitution and Public Policy

Urgent Requisitioning of Five-Star Hotels to Fight COVID-19 – Need to Amend Law

Five-Star Hotels requisitioned in UP for Doctor’s Accommodation: Seeking to boost its efforts towards fighting the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the UP Government announced the requisitioning of five-star hotels in Lucknow city for lodging of outstation […]