Hearing the matter of increasing deaths of forest rangers, the bench of Chief Justice S.A. Bobde, Justices A.S. Bopanna and V. Ramasubramanian expressed concern and CJI Bobde said each forest officer is entitled to more protection than others.
On a fresh tweet by stand up Comedian Kunal Kamra allegedly passing derogatory comments at Chief Justice SA Bobde, the Attorney General KK Venugopal has given his consent to initiate criminal contempt proceedings against kamra.
A new roster, effective October 5, says that letter petitions and PIL matters will be assigned to benches lead by Chief Justice SA Bobde, Justices NV Ramana, RF Nariman, UU Lalit, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and Nageswara Rao.
The Supreme Court bench led by Chief Justice SA Bobde today issued notice on a plea by Republic TV Editor Arnab Goswami, against a breach of privilege motion moved by the Maharashtra State Legislative Assembly. The notice was to the Maharashtra Assembly, with a response returnable next week.
The Supreme Court today adjourned a plea seeking prosecution of pharmaceutical companies selling unlicensed drugs as Covid-19 vaccine, asking the counsel to study the government rules concerning the issue.
While the Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court objected to the appointment of retired judge Bhimanagouda S Patil as Upa-Lokayukta in the state, the government has gone ahead and announced its decision.
The Delhi High Court has directed the Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, not to keep the finalisation and notification of the Draft Health Policy for Rare Diseases, 2020 pending indefinitely.