Delhi High Court imposes a cost of Rupees One Lakh on the petitioner for filing the instant public interest litigation based only upon the “so-called press releases” without providing details of any incident of harassment as alleged and directed that the cost be paid to the Army War Widows Fund.
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has filed a criminal defamation case against Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia for alleging Sarma gave a contract for PPE kits to a firm owned by his wife and at inflated prices.
The Delhi High Court recently permitted the Delhi government to cut down supplies to fair price shops for those opting for doorstep delivery, noting that “an overwhelming majority” has opted for doorstep delivery. According to the petitioners Delhi government’s door-to-door ration scheme will create an opaque public distribution system that will put numerous beneficiaries at risk, especially migrant workers, covered under the National Food Security Act in Delhi.
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 Supreme Court on Friday adjourned the hearing of a plea filed by BJP leader Manoj Kumar Tiwari challenging the Delhi High court judgment which refused to quash the summoning order issued by the magistrate in a defamation case filed by Delhi Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia.
The Delhi High Court while issuing notice to Delhi Government in a matter of a plea filed by retail liquor vendors seeking to quash new excise policy refused to grant any interim relief to Readymade Plaza India Pvt Ltd, that the bids not be finalized without the leave of the court.
The task force interim report on Delhi further said that there was gross discrepancy in the actual oxygen use claimed and the calculation of consumption using bed capacity. It further said that the discrepancy in data was because of “a poor understanding of demand calculation”.