The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report alleging increasing incidents of violence among inmates in Tihar Jail, Delhi. Reports said in yet another incident of inmate clash inside the prison, a 25-year-old prisoner was beaten up by another on September 22, the sixth such incident this month alone.
Senior Advocate Rahul Mehra, representing the Delhi Government, submitted that over 63 lakh beneficiaries have been provided food grain under the scheme and termed the petition to be "politically motivated".
The Delhi Government on Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that it has permitted functioning of all the weekly markets from August 9, 2021, in respond to a plea filed by “Saptahik Patri Bazar Association.”
The Delhi High Court issued notice to Delhi Government, Delhi High Court and DCPCR on the plea seeking directions to take appropriate steps for eradication of child begging in the city, and slated the matter for September 27, 2021.
The plea filed in Delhi High Court contended that it is an obligation of the Government to look after the effective implementation of the provisions of The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989
Delhi High Court has disposed of the liquor traders plea directing to make new excise policy for 2021-2022 and the single bench led by Justice Rekha Palli was informed by Dr. Abhishek Manu Singhvi that the New Excise Policy will be put on the government website by the end of the day.
Justice Rekha Palli asked the government counsel to take instructions on “Whether they will be in a position to offer Covaxin to those who have got their first dose, before the expiry of six weeks period?”
It is submitted by the Petitioner that because of the COVID-19 pandemic since March 2020, and the nationwide lockdown imposed since March 22, 2020, the students couldn’t attend the schools physically, whereas managed to learn alternately through the online classes conducted by the schools.