The Delhi High Court on Wednesday deferred to September 20, hearing on plea for safeguarding the interest of the children who have lost their parents to Covid-19, and who do not have anyone else to take care of them and face the risk of being trafficked.
Five-time Paralympian shooter Naresh Kumar Sharma has moved the Supreme Court challenging the Delhi High Court order against his arbitrary non-selection for the Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020. The petitioner has challenged the Delhi HC order saying it didn't take into account the urgency of the matter.
Despite these legislative provisions, the Supreme Court noted that as on 12 July, trial was completed in only 911 of the 24,212 child sexual abuse cases registered in India from 1 January to 30 June 2019.
The Supreme Court today dismisses a plea by the Chhattisgarh government against the refusal of the Judicial Commission to examine additional witnesses for the 2013 Jheeram Ghati Naxal attack case. In the attack 29 people, including leaders of the state’s INC were killed.