Patna High Court takes suo motu cognizance of physical assault against an Additional District and Sessions Judge, Bihar. The court has taken note of this atypical incident upon receipt of a letter from the District and Sessions Judge, Madhubani.
Supreme Court bench took Suo Motu cognizance of the matter of long-pending criminal appeals in the Allahabad High Court. While expressing displeasure, the court said that it will issue a guideline in this regard.
The Delhi High Court today will take up its suo moto matter concerning the shocking shootout that occurred inside the Rohini Court Complex on September 24, 2021, which left three people dead and one woman lawyer injured.
A Supreme Court advocate, Alakh Alok Srivastava, has written to the Chief Justice of India, Justice N.V. Ramana, requesting him to take suo motu cognizance of the death of a 24-year-old rape victim, who had set herself ablaze outside the Supreme Court.
On Tuesday the UP government announced the Kanwar Yatra - could take place with a "minimum number of people" and that a negative RT-PCR test could be made compulsory if required. On the other hand, Uttarakhand has canceled the Kanwar Yatra this year citing the Corona pandemic.
The court emphasized on the requirement of more active presence of civil defence personnel or police personnel in the market places, including the weekly and hawker places, and directed for proper sanitization of public facilities, if not already done.
To quash the decision of CBSE regarding the physical conduct of examination and provide for alternative assessment scheme to the students, as was done last year, 297 students wrote to Chief Justice N.V. Ramana to take suo motu cognizance in the matter.