Indian government extends lockdown till May 31, 2020

by | May 18, 2020

The Indian government has extended the nationwide lockdown until May 31 and provided a broad framework containing prohibited activities and relaxed social distancing norms. States have been directed to provide detailed guidelines depending on the situation within the State.

Given this, employers will have to assess the guidelines issued by the relevant State prior to reopening offices and factories. The use of the Aarogya Setu app has been made optional for private-sector employees.

More News

India – Employment Law update

In a bid to woo new manufacturing businesses to the state of Karnataka, including the likes of Foxconn (which is Apple’s supplier), the state legislature passed the Factories (Karnataka Amendment) Bill, 2023 to amend the provisions of the Factories Act, 1948 (as...

read more

India’s legal market opens up for foreign lawyers

The Bar Council of India (BCI) has, recently, permitted foreign lawyers to practice foreign law in India in non-litigious matters, subject to compliance with BCI’s registration guidelines.  However, appearing in Indian courts, as also advising on real estate...

read more

IBLJ A-List 2022-2023

We are pleased to announce that Akil Hirani, Rukshad Davar and Neerav Merchant have been included in India Business Law Journal's A-List for 2022-2023. The A-List is based on extensive research conducted by India Business Law Journal. To determine India’s...

read more