Contrary to media reports, many states have flatly denied deaths due to oxygen shortage during the second wave of Covid-19. This is despite courts pulling them up for their lackadaisical attitude towards patients.
The bench expressed surprise that the former top cop of the city says he has lost faith in Mumbai Police, a force he was part of for 30 years. The bench commented that “people in glass houses should not throw stones.”
The Petitioners accordingly met the Respondents personally and requested them to supply the oxygen cylinders as demanded as the failure on their part has left the Petitioners with no option than to procure the cylinders in the black market.
The Court further directed the Health Secretary to issue a fresh district wise allocation order of Remdesivir vials based upon the order of the Central Government dated 1.5.2021 which should be effective for a period from 1st May, 2021 till 9th May, 2021.
Hearing the matter of increasing deaths of forest rangers, the bench of Chief Justice S.A. Bobde, Justices A.S. Bopanna and V. Ramasubramanian expressed concern and CJI Bobde said each forest officer is entitled to more protection than others.
The Maharashtra government justified the FIR lodged against Navi Mumbai resident Sunaina Holey for making objectionable and derogatory remarks on social media against Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and his son Aditya.
A Latur-based Head Master, Dr Jagannath Shyamrao Patil, has moved the Supreme Court, asking it to direct the Maharashtra governor to nominate MLCs (Member of Legislative Council) in Maharashtra from the governor’s quota.
Yesterday, Congress ruled Jharkhand became the fifth state to withdraw the ‘general consent’ to the CBI. Jharkhand followed two other states i.e. Kerala and Maharashtra which recently took the decision of not allowing the investigation agency to probe cases in their respective states.