The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday sought information from the Uttar Pradesh Government and the Police Recruitment Board on a petition seeking appointment on the basis of getting marks more than the cut-off marks of general category women candidates in 31,360 Police Constable Recruitment 2018.
The National Disaster Management Authority, Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Health, Government of India, have been asked to submit reports with respect to the adverse impact of farmers agitation on various aspects and observance of COVID Protocols at the protests sites;
Contrary to media reports, many states have flatly denied deaths due to oxygen shortage during the second wave of Covid-19. This is despite courts pulling them up for their lackadaisical attitude towards patients.
The intervenor stated that panchayat elections were held between April 15 and 29, when the surge in Covid-19 cases were happening, and its results were declared on May 2. Thousands of UP government employees and teachers were assigned election duty.
The petitioner in person has submitted that the court would very well be within its jurisdiction to issue a direction as prayed for in the petition to ameliorate the condition with regard to a particular sect or religion.