The petition filed by Pratyush Prasanna, practising Advocate said, “public interest litigation has arisen out of health emergency arising due to overwhelmed crematoriums and untimely burial/cremations of people of Delhi who have succumbed to death due to Covid-19.”
The Division Bench of Justices Vipin Sanghi and Rekha Palli, on April 27, had asked the Delhi government to collect the information of the total deaths due to shortage of oxygen in the hospitals across the national capital.
Rather like the passports of today, these would function as verifiable, credible, digitised records of inoculation that will be accepted across countries and enable one to bypass quarantine requirements.
The government’s failure to anticipate the nationwide demand for oxygen and the aforesaid notification that is just limited to the man of means is abhorrent at par when the entire world is witnessing the ongoing crisis of this Country.
The other issue that came up before the Bench of Justices Vipin Sanghi and Rekha Palli today was that while the entire country was striving to get hold of life-saving medicines such as Remdesivir and others.
Two men, Achhar Singh and Budhi Singh, had challenged their conviction by the Himachal Pradesh High Court. One had been sentenced to five years rigorous imprisonment and the other to undergo life imprisonment, plus a fine. The High Court had overturned their acquittal by the trial court.
Supreme Court's Juvenile Justice Committee met with juvenile justice representatives from all high courts along with UNICEF and key Central ministry officials to discuss protecting of children in juvenile and care homes during the Covid surge.