Saturday, October 24, 2020
154,225FansLike
654,155FollowersFollow
0SubscribersSubscribe
Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.

SC action: Children in TN shelter home treated, cured of COVID

Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.

Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Tripura yet to file reports on query sent by SC on safety at children’s homes. They get a Friday deadline.

A news item in the media has pointed out some alarming cases of children in shelter homes in different states being infected with the COVID-19 virus. The Supreme Court, having taken suo motu cognizance of the report, today (July 7) directed the State of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand to file their affidavits on the safety and security of the children.

The three-judge bench, comprising Justices LN Rao, Hemant Gupta and S Ravindra Bhat, brought this news item to the notice of government representatives. Justice Rao noted that Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Tripura are yet to file their replies. He said: “By Friday you have to file the report regarding COVID19 cases among children in conflict with law.”

Referring to Tamil Nadu, its counsel, AAG Balaji Srinivasan, informed the court that all the infected children had been cured and were back in the shelter homes. He also informed that there were no new cases as of now. 

The bench appointed Advocate Gaurav Aggarwal as the Amicus Curiae. The matter has been listed for Monday (July 13).

The case dates back to June 11, when the court had taken suo motu  cognizance of news reports which said that 35 children in a shelter home in Roypuram, Chennai had tested positive for COVID 19.

That bench, comprising Justices L. Nageswara Rao, Krishna Murari and S. Ravindra Bhat, had directed the State of Tamil Nadu to file a status report.

The bench had registered a writ petition, titled ‘Re: Contagion of Covid-19 Virus in Child Protection Homes’ and had questioned the State. The bench had asked a stiff question: “Thirty five children have been detected with COVID 19 in the shelter home in Tamil Nadu. We want to know what steps have been taken in this regard by the State of Tamil Nadu. We’ve been told it’s because of the warden was COVID positive.”

The Bench had added: “We are circulating a format (questionnaire) which is to be communicated to the state government. The Juvenile Justice Committees of the HC’s will also be supplied with this (questionnaire). The Juvenile Justice Committees are to ensure that the state governments provide the information that is sought for.”

– India Legal Bureau

Did you find apk for android? You can find new Free Android Games and apps.

News Update

Kerala gold smuggling case: Kerala High Court reserves order on bail for ex-secy Sivsankar

The Kerala High Court reserved its verdict yesterday on the interim bail plea of former secretary in the state's Chief Minister's office, M Shivshankar, in the Kerala gold smuggling case.

Ramayana Under Legal Scrutiny

The book is appropriately called "Ramayana Revisited: An Epic Through A Legal Prism". The title was an eye-grabber that drew me into its contents. It is a serious and scholarly piece of work by senior journalist Anil Maheshwari and Vipul Maheshwari, a prominent Supreme Court advocate

Family court orders woman to give maintenance allowance of Rs 2,000 every month to husband

The Muzaffarnagar Family Court in Uttar Pradesh has ordered a wife to give her husband monthly maintenance of Rs 2,000. The husband is a tea seller, in dire straits, while the wife is a retired worker of the Army.

All you need to know about Crime Against Women Under Indian Penal Code,1860.

know about Crime Against Women Under Indian Penal Code,1860. This mantra from Smriti unmistakably shows the high spot of regard for women in the society in antiquated India, even so, the status of women in commonsense angles was not satisfactory.
Did you find apk for android? You can find new Free Android Games and apps.

8d08bcc7d2617bcb46e599532a6af0dc75b2918a revcontent.com, 146096, DIRECT appnexus.com, 7666, RESELLER, f5ab79cb980f11d1 my6sense.com, 9732, RESELLER engagebdr.com, 10304, RESELLER synacor.com, 82291, RESELLER, e108f11b2cdf7d5b indexexchange.com, 192143, RESELLER