In its affidavit to the Supreme Court on Wednesday, the Centre said that there is no difference between a public servant and an elected representative while also pointing out that there are no specific service conditions laid down in respect of elected representatives.
A three-judge bench of Justices NV Ramana, Surya Kant & Aniruddha Bose has disposed off the plea today while appreciating the efforts of the petitioner Kirti Ahuja who appeared and argued the matter in person through Video Conferencing.
The apex court has disapproved of the way in which the Shaheen Bagh protests took place and ruled that such agitations must be in designated areas alone and public spaces cannot be occupied indefinitely.
Today, the Supreme Court bench of Justices Mrs R. Banumathi, Ajay Rastogi and Aniruddha Bose dismissed a bail cancellation appeal by Singh’s son Hemant, saying that it was filed without any proper ground and the order of Delhi High Court was declared proper.
Two men, Achhar Singh and Budhi Singh, had challenged their conviction by the Himachal Pradesh High Court. One had been sentenced to five years rigorous imprisonment and the other to undergo life imprisonment, plus a fine. The High Court had overturned their acquittal by the trial court.
Supreme Court's Juvenile Justice Committee met with juvenile justice representatives from all high courts along with UNICEF and key Central ministry officials to discuss protecting of children in juvenile and care homes during the Covid surge.