The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Chief Secretary of Uttarakhand to place on record the corrective measures taken by the authorities, as and when required, to deal with the Dharam Sansad, scheduled to be organised in Roorkee on Wednesday.
Supreme Court bench of Justices L.N Rao and B.R Gavai was informed by the Amicus Curiae that majority of the States have not complied with the directions passed by the Court in its order dated April 20, 2021
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today, in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requested him to withdraw the order recalling Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay to the Centre and said that the state will not be releasing Bandyopadhyay, as directed by the Centre.
The Public Prosecutor, A. Rajesh submitted that according to the provision Section 17A of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, competent authority's previous approval would be necessary for conducting any preliminary investigation by the VACB.
The Supreme Court has asked the Union government to clarify what exactly its position is vis-à-vis CCTV cameras in police stations, because this involves the fundamental rights of the citizens under Article 21 of the Constitution.