New Delhi (ILNS): The Central government today informed the Supreme Court that the Anganwadis have done a great job and have been providing supplementary nutrition to children every 2 weeks even during the pandemic.
A full bench headed by Chief Justice Sanjay Karol heard the petition filed in this regard. The court said that if the advocate approves to be involved in the process of hearing in the studio court, the hearing can be done in the studio court.
Since the announcement of the nationwide lockdown on March 25, 2020, the economy has been reeling under tremendous pressure from severe livelihood losses (78 percent), rising unemployment rate (47 percent), severe decline in consumption and production and an almost 24 percent contraction in GDP.
Supreme Court hears a petition seeking refund of airfare of tickets booked during lockdown, Supreme Court issues notice in matter of postponement of UPSC exams to Centre and UPSC, Bombay HC refuses to allow plea seeking re-opening of worship places.
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The halt brought in various sectors by the novel virus Covid-19 is now being jiggled to open up the sectors. After a streak of complete lockdowns, a streak of ‘unlocking’ has now joined its hands with the former.
The Supreme Court has held: "When the court passed specific orders directing the states to file affidavits, the court’s intention was to see the working of the aforesaid acts. Non-filing of affidavit clearly indicates that the states are not interested in implementing the aforesaid enactments.”