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.
New Delhi (ILNS): A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court against the Uttarakhand High Court’s order dismissing a plea challenging the takeover of the Char Dham and 51 other shrines by the Uttarakhand government by forming the Char Dham Devasthanam Management Board.
Two men, Achhar Singh and Budhi Singh, had challenged their conviction by the Himachal Pradesh High Court. One had been sentenced to five years rigorous imprisonment and the other to undergo life imprisonment, plus a fine. The High Court had overturned their acquittal by the trial court.
Supreme Court's Juvenile Justice Committee met with juvenile justice representatives from all high courts along with UNICEF and key Central ministry officials to discuss protecting of children in juvenile and care homes during the Covid surge.