Tag: Supreme Court

No financial aid given to SII & Bharat Biotech: Govt in SC | India News

NEW DELHI: Clearing a cloud of claims over monetary aid given to Covid-19 vaccine manufacturers, the Centre informed the Supreme Court that it has provided...

Centre pushes back at SC, warns of ‘overzealous judicial intervention’ | India News

NEW DELHI: The Centre has conveyed to the Supreme Court that judges have little expertise in dealing with the dynamic nature of numerous challenges posed...

NCP calls for ‘one nation, one policy’ to tackle Covid-19 | India News

MUMBAI: The ruling NCP and Congress in Maharashtra on Monday hit out at the Centre over its handling of the Covid-19 situation in the country...

Hospitals directed no COVID patient be refused admission for lack of valid ID, Centre tells SC

All central and state government hospitals managing COVID patients have been directed to ensure that no patient is refused admission due to lack of a...

COVID-19 management: SC adjourns hearing to May 13 due to technical glitches

The Supreme Court Monday said it will hear on May 13 the suo motu case on management of COVID-19 as the virtual proceedings were encountering...

View: Arbitration in India not only needs to be institutionalised, but also should be assuring and affordable

In January 2019, the Rajasthan High Court terminated an arbitrator’s appointment on the ground that the latter’s demand of ₹75 lakh as fee was exorbitant....

SC sets up a 12-member National Task Force to facilitate public health response to the pandemic

The Supreme Court has constituted a 12-member National Task Force of top medical experts to formulate a methodology for allocation of oxygen to states and...

Modi govt firm to help West Bengal fight COVID-19: Harsh Vardhan to Mamata Banerjee

With West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee seeking a uniform vaccination policy for the country, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday assured her that...

Disband phase-III vaccine policy, direct 100 per cent procurement of doses by Centre: West Bengal to Supreme Court

The West Bengal government moved the Supreme Court on Friday seeking directions to disband Phase-III vaccine policy of the Centre and adoption of uniform policy...

Acting responsibly to alleviate people suffering from COVID-19: Centre to SC

The Centre on Thursday told the Supreme Court that being a constitutionally elected government it is acting responsibly to alleviate the suffering of people due...

Covid-19: Delhi gets high per capita allocation of oxygen | India News

NEW DELHI: The Union government on Wednesday informed the Supreme Court that Delhi has got higher per capita oxygen allocation as compared to similarly placed...

SC’s verdict quashing Maratha quota may have bigger political ramifications

The Supreme Court quashing the Maharashtra government’s law on reservation to Marathas in admissions and government jobs is likely to have political ramifications as some...

IAF brings 352 empty oxygen cylinders, cryo-containers from abroad | India News

NEW DELHI: Mighty transporters IL-76 of the Indian Air Force (IAF) brought 352 empty cylinders and cryo-containers from Singapore and Bangkok respectively on Wednesday to...

SC stays HC’s contempt proceedings against Centre, seeks report on supply of 700 MT oxygen to Delhi

The Supreme Court Wednesday stayed contempt proceedings initiated by Delhi High Court against central government officials for non-compliance of direction to supply 700 MT of...

Maratha reservation news: Supreme Court quashes Maharashtra law granting reservation to Maratha community | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday quashed of Maharashtra law to grant reservation for Marathas in jobs and education institutions and also ruled that...

People’s lives at stake; govt may be blind, not court; whole nation crying for oxygen: Delhi HC

People’s lives are at stake and the government may be blind but not the court, the Delhi High Court lashed out on Tuesday when the...

Article 356: Plea in SC seeks President rule in West Bengal for widespread post poll violence | India News

NEW DELHI: A petition was filed in the Supreme Court on Tuesday alleging “widespread violence” in the aftermath of assembly polls in West Bengal and...

Supreme Court sympathises with Election Commission, but says drop ‘touch me not’ stand | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday sympathised with the Election Commission‘s hurt over Madras High Court‘s searing “EC should face murder charges” observation but...

SC asks Centre to inform about settlement of insurance claims of healthcare professionals

Appreciation of healthcare professionals in fight against COVID-19 should not be “reduced to rhetoric”, the Supreme Court has said, directing the Centre to apprise it...

EC plea on media ‘too far fetched’, it can’t be restrained from reporting court discussions: SC

The Supreme Court Monday termed as “too far fetched” the poll panel’s plea for restraining media from reporting remarks in court proceedings and came out...

Vaccination: Centre says 122 crore doses needed to inoculate 59 crore people in 18-45 age group | India News

People sit in an observation area after getting inoculated with a dose of Covishield vaccine in Mumbai (AFP) NEW DELHI: The Centre has told the...

Apply the law to accelerate Covaxin output: Legal experts say sufficient legal provisions to ask several private companies to make the vaccine

Of the many ways India can ramp up vaccine production, widely sharing output responsibilities of Covaxin can be one of the most effective. Legal experts...

Supreme Court to review validity of law on sedition | India News

NEW DELHI: Six decades after upholding the constitutional validity of Section 124-A of Indian Penal Code which penalises sedition, the Supreme Court has agreed to...

A convivial soul, Soli lived a full life & enjoyed every moment of it | India News

Soli Sorabjee Soli and I graduated from the same law college, though in different years, the Government Law College, Bombay, as it was then known....

Civil society petition in SC for compulsory licence for vaccine, key Covid drugs

Civil society organisation Jan Swasthya Abhiyan (Mumbai) has filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking direction to the Centre to issue compulsory licenses for...