The Delhi High Court yesterday turned down a petition which suggested that optical fiber lines be laid by telecom companies within all court complexes of the city, saying that while it is a good suggestion, it will cost a lot and the “government has its priorities.”
The Uttar Pradesh government has filed an affidavit with the Supreme Court, in which it has claimed that permission was taken from the family of the Hathras victim before cremation. The government has also claimed that the families in question “had personal enmity since a long time.”
Arguments were placed before the Supreme Court today on the contentious issue of whether states should be allowed to exceed the 50 percent ceiling on reservation and on whether this issue should be referred to an 11-judge bench.
The Supreme Court today asked if Jio can be held liable for RComm’s AGR dues when they are generating revenue from shared spectrum. The government has informed the court that it will support any decision that the Supreme Court takes to help recovery of AGR dues.
Justice is activated when it is affected by human suffering. Justice unaffected by human suffering is not justice at all, but a mere chimera. The refusal of the Supreme Court to consider the desperate plight of migrant labour had caused despair amongst the people that suffering.
The government’s new Aarogya Setu app and its directive to make it mandatory for people in all workplaces have stirred a hornet’s nest due to privacy issues and fears that it could be used as a surveillance tool eventually.