The law is an example of what effect dragnet laws can cause. It resulted in courts reeling with bail cases and yet, legisprudence and demosprudence seem indifferent to how the laws they make will work in life.
A local court in Madhubani, Bihar has ordered a Dhobi (washerman), accused of attacking and outraging the modesty of women, to wash the clothes of all women in the town for six months without any charge, as a bail condition.
Contrary to media reports, many states have flatly denied deaths due to oxygen shortage during the second wave of Covid-19. This is despite courts pulling them up for their lackadaisical attitude towards patients.
The Patna High Court has ordered the Bihar government to make efforts towards improving the conditions of truck drivers and form a body to represent their views, and provide them with a complaint redressal mechanism.
The High Court has asked the Chief Secretary of the state to clarify the situation by filing a counter affidavit regarding the formation of the Trust Board within two days. Also, the Court asked how long it will take to form the board.