The Supreme Court administration on Thursday conveyed its ‘in-principle’ concurrence to the initiative of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) for setting up a temporary in-patient facility for Covid patients in the Supreme Court Complex.
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued a Contempt notice to the official suppliers of the Delhi government supplying oxygen to various hospitals in the national capital, in the issue of hospitals not getting adequate oxygen for the patients suffering from Covid-19.
The petition said it was the duty of the government and its authorities to make sure that each and every hospital of the country dealing with Covid cases gets medicines at the rate determined by the government.
The Supreme Court bench of Justice Ashok Bhushan, Justice R Subhash Reddy and Justice M.R. Shah orders such posters can be affixed by states only when competent authorities under the DMA issues specific directions.
Justice Bhushan asked Solicitor General Tushar Mehta whether the government can issue a state-wise advisory that such acts should not be followed by the states, to which Mehta said an advisory of the Central government has already been issued to the states.
The three-judge bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, R Subash Reddy and MR Shah has listed the matter for hearing day after tomorrow. On the previous occasion, the bench had asked the Centre to file an affidavit seeking response on the issue within a period of 2 weeks.
The Delhi High Court bench while hearing the petition filed highlighting the recent incidents of children committing suicides, or going into depression refused to entertain a PIL seeking formulation of policy protecting children from online game addiction.