The National Disaster Management Authority, Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Health, Government of India, have been asked to submit reports with respect to the adverse impact of farmers agitation on various aspects and observance of COVID Protocols at the protests sites;
Contrary to media reports, many states have flatly denied deaths due to oxygen shortage during the second wave of Covid-19. This is despite courts pulling them up for their lackadaisical attitude towards patients.
In their plea to the Delhi High Court, the girls, class 7 and class 2 students, said their father Dinesh Kataria, the sole earning member, died in the oxygen blackout at Jaipur Golden Hospital, New Delhi on April 24. He had Covid. Their grandmother too died. They have filed the plea for compensation.
The Delhi High Court adjourned till October 4 hearing a plea seeking ex-gratia amount to the family members of a Delhi Police Constable who lost his life to Covid-19 on May 5, 2020, while serving as a frontline warrior in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
The bench stated that, We do not understand why DJB is now shirking its responsibility and taking a contra stand that small steps taken are enough and no odour control system is required. This stand is against public interest and non-compliance of order of this Tribunal.
The Delhi's Tis Hazari court on Saturday granted interim relief from arrest to gangster-turned-activist Lakhbir Singh aka Lakha Sidhana till July 3 in connection with his alleged role in the Republic Day violence case in the Delhi.
A Special NIA Court in Delhi has asked Tihar Jail to submit a report on the allegation made by Rashid Zafar, an undertrial prisoner, who told his father on phone that he was brutally beaten up by fellow inmates and forced to say Jai Shri Ram.