The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has introduced a draft National Policy for Rare Diseases 2020 on the direction of the Delhi High Court in response to a plea filed seeking free treatment of rare diseases.
The state follows others in setting up its first “Baal Mitra Police Thana” and as per the Juvenile Justice Act, has a separate room with bright colours and paintings in an effort to appear sensitive and approachable.
In a laudable move, the Madhya Pradesh High Court has said that producing suspects before the media is violative of Article 21 of the Constitution as unless he is convicted, his innocence has to be presumed.
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to frame guidelines for the disposal of cigarette/bidi butts in the interest of the environment within three months.
IN a surprising development, DG (Prisons) Sandeep Goel had to tender an unconditional apology for an inappropriate explanation submitted by the Superintendent, Central Jail I, Tis Hazari, for keeping a person in unlawful detention even after the Court had granted him bail in all his cases.