A petition has been filed in the Rajasthan High Court seeking to stop the payment of salaries, allowances and other benefits of those MLAs who have been staying at hotels for the last two weeks amid the political crisis in the state.
On day 3, Pilot’s counsel says Article 226 gives high courts jurisdiction over Speaker’s actions; ‘What has been done (by the Speaker) was in total violation of the principle of natural justice,” says Mukul Rohatgi; HC asks Speaker to take no action on Pilot and dissidents till Friday’s verdict.
Two men, Achhar Singh and Budhi Singh, had challenged their conviction by the Himachal Pradesh High Court. One had been sentenced to five years rigorous imprisonment and the other to undergo life imprisonment, plus a fine. The High Court had overturned their acquittal by the trial court.
Supreme Court's Juvenile Justice Committee met with juvenile justice representatives from all high courts along with UNICEF and key Central ministry officials to discuss protecting of children in juvenile and care homes during the Covid surge.