The Supreme Court has decided to take up only urgent matters from April 22, 2021, in view of the current increase in COVID-19 cases in the National Capital City of Delhi. It has also adjourned all the matters which were earlier listed on April 22.
Hindustan Footbal Club filed the petition claiming that the suspension of the league addresses prayer "A" while not dealing with prayer "B" which discussed about the need of a bio bubble for staff and players.
In the petition, the SCBA claimed that the SOP for hybrid physical hearings was issued by the Registry of the Supreme Court without consultation with the Bar and if virtual hearings are allowed to continue permanently,
The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) has filed a petition in the Supreme Court to quash the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) dated March 5, 2021, issued by the Supreme Court registry for a hybrid physical hearing.
The Delhi High Court has said that its five benches, on rotational basis, shall start holding physical courts from September 1, while the remaining benches shall continue to take up matters through video conferencing.