Recently, a trainee IAS officer of the 2018 batch was caught on camera issuing orders to “smash the heads” of agitating farmers at Bastara Toll Plaza in Karnal district of Haryana. Some years ago, a senior IAS officer of the state had ordered some firemen in Chandigarh to jump from the fire brigade vehicle “to test their fitness”, resulting in leg fractures in many of them
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;
Aggrieved over the close links between the political class and the police, Chief Justice of India NV Ramana hit out at officers who wanted to be in the good books of the ruling party and misused the rule of law.
The court said, “the criteria mentioned for identifying such of those persons who are socially advanced have not been taken into account by the Government of Haryana while issuing the notification dated 17.08.2016.”
Haryana State authorities failed in upholding citizen's right to a clean environment, said National Green Tribunal, while flaying Haryana over its failure to control sewage overflow on National Highway-19
The Supreme Court bench led by CJI N.V. Ramana said the plea was compiled on the strength of newspaper reports and refused to hear it. The plea said Muslims were forcing Hindus in the district to convert to Islam by threatening them with force.
The Supreme Court today appointed a committee, headed by the Secretary of the Jal Shakti Ministry, to ascertain the quality and quantity of water coming from Haryana and being treated at Wazirabad Plant, for supply to the national capital.
Delhi High Court has issued Notice to Ministry of Law and Justice, Bar Council of India, Bar Council of Delhi, Rouse Avenue District Court Bar Association, Central Delhi Court Bar Association and Registrar of Societies.