The Supreme Court today said that no person can be forced to get vaccinated as right to bodily integrity is guaranteed to an individual under Article 21 of the Constitution. The choice to be vaccinated or not solely lies at discern of an individual.
Center said in an affidavit in the Supreme Court that the NDMA has recommended an amount of Rs 50,000 each as ex-gratia payment to covid-19 deceased families. The Affidavit, was filed by Govind Mohan, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, was in response to Supreme Court directions.
The Supreme Court today has sought the response from Centre and National Medical Council on a PIL by post-graduate doctors alleging that question pattern for NEET-Super Speciality 2021, has been altered only to favour those who have done post-graduation in general medicine at the cost of other disciplines.
The Delhi High Court on Monday deferred its hearing on a petition challenging an advisory issued by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), barring repetition of RT-PCR tests on individuals who tested positive for Covid-19.
The Supreme Court of India heard the Solicitor general today to assess the measures, policy and actions taken by the Central government with respect to the acquiring and administering the COVID19 vaccines. The matter is of the Suo Moto cognizance taken by the Supreme Court by virtue of which the National Task Force was set up.
Brajesh Pathak, the Uttar Pradesh Minister of Legislative Affairs, Justice, Rural Engineering, has written to the District Magistrate, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh to set up RT-PCR test centres in all wards of Lucknow constituency keeping in view the current COVID pandemic situation which is getting worsen day-by-day.
He has further submitted that while window for filing of cases in the High Court may remain open but there should be no physical hearing of cases and even online hearing of cases should be done where issues regarding demolition, eviction and recovery are involved.