The Supreme Court of India heard the Solicitor general today to assess the measures, policy and actions taken by the Central government with respect to the acquiring and administering the COVID19 vaccines. The matter is of the Suo Moto cognizance taken by the Supreme Court by virtue of which the National Task Force was set up.
The SG also mentioned that there might have been a similar systematic failure on part of the Delhi government, but this was the first time that a top government official admitted to a ‘systematic failure’ on part of the Union government, that too before the Supreme Court.
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta is likely to provide bank details to the Supreme Court today, in which the Republic of Italy has to deposit Rs 10 crore, to be given as compensation to the deceased fishermen killed by two Italian marines off the coast of Kerala in 2012.
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta Today getting furious over Prashant Bhushan’s statement against the former Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi said, “Your Majesty has been taken for granted…he has made a habit to accuse every person and institution.”
Former Additional Solicitor General and Senior Advocate Neeraj Kishan Kaul is an example in his own right. He resigned four months after being elevated as a judge of the Delhi High Court to return to private practice. A graduate of Delhi University, he completed Masters in Law from Cambridge University.
The three-judge bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, R Subash Reddy and MR Shah has listed the matter for hearing day after tomorrow. On the previous occasion, the bench had asked the Centre to file an affidavit seeking response on the issue within a period of 2 weeks.
New Delhi (ILNS): Solicitor General Tushar Mehta today told the Supreme Court that the government will ensure that those who paid up during the moratorium period are not short-changed. Will ensure those who paid during moratorium aren't short-changed.
The loan moratorium case will now be heard by the Supreme Court on Thursday. This was decided after the Central government informed the court that their lawyer, the Solicitor General, was busy with some other matter.