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This section contains important Central and State notifications, Guidelines, Advisories and Court orders issued with reference to Covid-l9.



19 May 2020
Family Court, Mumbai
Pronouncements of Judgements, court offices proceedings and other activities which will resume in Family Courts: Continuation of Order dated May 18, 2020
Litigation & Disputes Practice
19 May 2020
Pune Municipal Corporation, Government of Maharashtra
Amended orders pertaining to Covid-19. Revised guidelines on the measures to be taken for containment of Covid-19 in Pune.
Regulatory Affairs
18 May 2020
General Administration Department, Government of Telangana
Lockdown measures till 31st May 2020, in the State
Regulatory Affairs
18 May 2020
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India
Guidelines on preventive measures to contain spread of Covid-19 in workplace settings.
Labour & Employment - Centre
18 May 2020
Government of Karnataka
Bangalore (and other parts of the State) lockdown extended till May 31, 2020. The significant aspects of the order, which will be in force from May 19, 2020 till May 31, 2020, are as follows: a. Other than essential activities, all other activities remain prohibited in “containment zones”. The earlier demarcation of red, orange and green zones has been removed. If your office is not in a “containment zone”, it can now open for regular business subject to the below conditions. b. Other than prohibited activities such as opening of malls, etc., all other industrial, commercial, construction activities are now permitted between 7 am – 7 pm. c. Every Sunday shall be a complete lockdown, other than for essential activities. d. No limit has been prescribed on the number of employees who can work in factories/IT and ITeS companies/private establishments – the earlier limit of 33% has been removed. e. Work from home shall be followed, as far as possible. f. Staggering of working/business hours, thermal screening, etc., shall be followed. g. Heads of establishments shall ensure social distancing at the work place. h. Lastly, on the Arogya Setu app, the employers are now required, on a best efforts basis, to ensure that employees download the app on compatible mobile phones. The earlier mandatorily requirement to download the app has now been removed.
Labour & Employment – State & Union Territories
17 May 2020
Ministry of Home Affairs
Measures to be adopted by the Ministries, Departments of the Government of India and State/UT authorities for containment of Covid-19 in India up to 31.05.2020.These guidelines have been issued by MHA, based on the recommendations of the National Disaster Management Authority.
Regulatory Affairs
17 May 2020
National Disaster Management Authority
NDMA has directed all State Governments to continue the lockdown till May 31, 2020 but has allowed modifications to enable opening up of economic activities.
Regulatory Affairs
17 May 2020
Ministry of Finance
Atma-Nirbhar Scheme Part-5: Government Reforms and Enablers.
Regulatory Affairs
17 May 2020
Ministry of Home Affairs
Guidelines on measures to be taken by Ministries, Departments, Authorities of Government of India and States/UTs for containment of Covid-19 in the country, upto 31st May 2020.
Regulatory Affairs
17 May 2020
Government of Maharashtra
Extension of lockdown and revised guidelines on the measures to be taken for containment of Covid-19 in the State.
Regulatory Affairs
17 May 2020
Government of Karnataka
The authorities have extended the lockdown briefly in Bangalore (and all over Karnataka) till May 19, 2020 or till further orders .Separately, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has directed all State Governments to continue the lockdown till May 31, 2020 but has allowed modifications to enable opening up of economic activities. The NDMA order is also attached for your ready reference. In furtherance to the same, it is expected that fresh relaxations/restrictions for undertaking business activities will be issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India and the respective State Governments in the next couple of days.
Labour & Employment – State & Union Territories
16 May 2020
Supreme Court of India
Standard Operating Procedure for Ld. Advocate / Party in person for e-filing, mentioning, listing and video conferencing hearing.
Litigation & Disputes Practice

This section enlists articles and write-ups in which our lawyers have lent their perspective on important judgments and developments related to Covid-l9.



28 May 2021
Patent Waiver for Covid-19 Vaccines Necessary or Reckless (Mondaq)
Lynn Lazaro, Partner
30 September 2020
Covid-19: Counterfeit Products and Fake Goods-Indian Law Perspective
Lynn Lazaro, Partner
7 September 2020
COVID-19 : A Force Majeure Event Or Simply A Pandemic?
Nishant Menon, Senior Partner
Raheel Kohli, Partner
6 August 2020
Chennai Tribunal, holds loan foreclosure charges not subject to Service tax
Shampa Bhattacharya, Partner
24 June 2020
Covid-19: Impact on Right to Life and Personal Liberty during pandemic – Published in LexisNexis India
30 April 2020
Contracts and force majeure during a pandemic – Published in the Indian Business Law Journal – (Indo-Japanese Business Corridor)
Chandrasekhar Tampi, Senior Partner
Ankur Khandelwal, Partner
28 April 2020
Injunctive relief against invocation of bank guarantee on the basis of special equities under section 9 of the arbitration act
Preetam D’Souza, Partner
Ranjit Mahishi, Principal Associate
24 April 2020
Lockdown 2.0-MHA Notification -Some Ambiguities and Discrepancies Persist While New Ones Crop Up (Mondaq)
Manish Dembla, Partner
23 April 2020
Impact of Supreme Court’s order of March 23, 2020
Dhruv Wahi, Senior Partner
Daniel George, Senior Associate
20 April 2020
Covid 19-Company Law Update on the New Circular Issued by the MCA (IN) (Mondaq)
8 April 2020
E-Courts: A possible solution for pending litigation amid Covid-19?
Dhruv Wahi, Senior Partner
Vishal Bhardwaj, Associate
8 April 2020
Impact of Force Majeure in Indian commercial contracts
Preetam D’Souza, Partner
Ranjit Mahishi, Principal Associate
3 April 2020
Functioning of Courts in India and Abroad during Covid-19 Pandemic
Dhruv Wahi, Senior Partner
Paras Joshi, Associate
30 March 2020
9.After Drop in Sales, Will Covid-19 Lead to Eviction of Retailers from Malls (Mondaq)
24 March 2020
COVID-19: An Update for India March 24, 2020
Vijay B. Ravi, Senior Partner
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