The Supreme Court on Monday was informed by Attorney General K.K. Venugopal that the Government of India (GoI) has so far evacuated 22,000 people and that it was taking care of Indian citizens still in Ukraine.
Told by close advisers in November 2020 that he had lost the election, former US president Donald Trump insisted on lying about this because other advisers told him a plan might work to keep him in the White House.
CJI Ramana asked the A-G to use his good offices to talk to the centre about evacuation of students from Ukraine. The Court is the guardian of fundamental rights and has a good record in protecting them.