Following a plea in the apex court by four advocates, the Delhi High Court was forced to begin a new system of physical and virtual hearings so as to make the work of lawyers easier in coronavirus times.
The apex court’s stay on the implementation of the three laws and the formation of a committee might be the first stage in resolving a complex situation where neither the government nor the farmers want to back off.
In order to compensate the loss of greenery in the national capital due to development activities, the Arvind Kejriwal led Delhi government has notified the Tree Transplantation Policy 2020 according to which a minimum of 80 percent of the trees affected by development activities shall be required
In order to ensure that virtual courts are friendly to physically challenged lawyers and litigants, Justice DY Chandrachud, chairman of the Supreme Court’s e-Committee, has proffered suggestions to High Courts.
In accordance with a 2018 order of the apex court, the Delhi government has said it will allow the use, manufacture and sale of only green crackers this Diwali and formed squads to check on compliance.