The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Chief Secretary of Uttarakhand to place on record the corrective measures taken by the authorities, as and when required, to deal with the Dharam Sansad, scheduled to be organised in Roorkee on Wednesday.
The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a Special Leave Petition preferred by the state of Uttarakhand against an order of the Uttarakhand High Court, observing that if a woman willingly allows a person, who is not her husband, to behave like her husband, then he cannot be prosecuted for rape.
The Uttarakhand High Court on Wednesday issued comprehensive directives on several issues concerning the critical situation arising out of the Covid pandemic. In one directive, the bench suggested that the state employ dental surgeons to supplement the work of overworked doctors.
A bench of Chief Justice Raghvendra Singh Chauhan and Justice Alok Verma was hearing a batch of PILs filed against the State and the district authorities regarding shortcomings in the Maha Kumbh preparations.
The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to the Uttarakhand government on a plea filed against decision of its Forest Department to allow a private company to ply its buses within a core area of Corbett Tiger Reserve.