The Supreme Court has ordered recommencement of investigation into the fire tragedy in Vijayawada's Covid-19 centre. The executives of Ramesh hospital are to be investigated in the case of the outbreak of fire August 9 which resulted in the death of 10 patients.
While most courts in the country are in virtual mode amid this pandemic and physical hearings are a rarity and mostly urgent matters are being heard over video conferencing, one set of litigants are using this as an opportunity to manage relief by suppressing facts.
Justice Arun Mishra, on his last day as a Supreme Court judge, sat with Chief Justice S.A. Bobde today in Court 1. This is a tradition. Attorney General K.K. Venugopal and Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said Justice Mishra will be missed dearly.
Arguments were placed before the Supreme Court today on the contentious issue of whether states should be allowed to exceed the 50 percent ceiling on reservation and on whether this issue should be referred to an 11-judge bench.