The Manipur High Court has recently closed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking a direction to state authorities to carry out door-to-door Covid-19 vaccination on priority basis for the elderly and for persons with disabilities, who are unable to travel to vaccination centres.
The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a plea filed against medical officer’s quota in the NEET-PG 2021 examination as per the West Bengal government notification which provided 40% reservation for post-graduate dental and medical and post-doctoral medical officers in the state.
The Supreme Court on Thursday extended the stay in place on the counseling process for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test All India Quota (NEET-AIQ) for the time being. The Centre told the Supreme Court that it will reconsider the eligibility criteria for the Economic Weaker Sections (EWS), which is currently set at family income of Rs 8 lakh per annum.
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;
The Supreme Court observed that guidelines issued by the Union have in no way made any genuine progress with regards to setting up halfway homes for those cured of mental illness as indicated by the State government and directed the Government to monitor the progress & apprise the court periodically.