The Gauhati High Court on April 27 closed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) alleging that the patients who got Covid -19 were not given treatment for their ailments while their cases were being processed for admission in various medical colleges and hospitals in Assam.
The Supreme Court's Collegium headed by Chief Justice NV Ramana and also comprising of Justices Uday Umesh Lalit, A M Khanwilkar, Dr DY Chandrachud and L Nageswara Rao has recommended names of 13 advocates for elevation as the judges of the Allahabad High Court.
Kalita’s complaint was registered as 77999/2021, and it urges the NHRC to take cognizance of the offence and book the culprits under the law for the ruthless attack on frontline medical staff who have been working hard in these tough times and catering to the public health at large.
The eighth and final phase of elections was underway in Bengal where stray incidents of violence were reported from several areas, but the overall polling process has been peaceful with 76.07 per turnout recorded till 5pm, EC officials said.
The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the plea of a non-governmental organisation seeking a stay on the sale of fresh electoral bonds ahead of state assembly elections in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam and the union territory of Puducherry.
An NGT report exposed the fact that the oilfield in Assam is operating without mandatory environmental clearances. It also said that a blowout has been spewing gas for 160 days now, impacting 10 km of eco-sensitive land.