Khalistan supporters have infiltrated farmer’s protest: Attorney general to SC | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Attorney general (AG) K K Venugopal on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that Khalistan supporters have infiltrated the farmer’s protest against the three farm laws. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde and comprising Justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian told the AG that if there is infiltration by a […]

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What caused tiger’s death in Pench reserve, SC asks Centre | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: More than two months after a 10-year-old tiger died under suspicious circumstances in Pench Tiger Reserve, the Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Union government to ascertain the cause of the animal’s death, keeping in mind petitioner’s suspicion that it could be because of Covid-19 infection. The Delhi High Court had dismissed a […]

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Govt drops 96% AGR demand from PSUs | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: A week after being slammed by the Supreme Court for “unreasonably” seeking over Rs 4 lakh crore from various PSUs on the basis of its verdict on adjusted gross revenue (AGR) for private telecom companies, the Centre on Thursday informed the apex court that it has decided to withdraw 96% of the demand. […]

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It’s a war on corona, don’t upset warriors, pay docs salaries: SC | India News – Times of India

“It is a kind of war (against Covid-19). You do not dissatisfy soldiers during a war. So, travel the extra mile to make the corona warriors feel secure,” the Supreme Court said on Friday after complaints from doctors about lack of proper lodging and quarantine facilities and non-payment of salaries, both in government and private […]

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SC tears into Delhi govt for ‘deplorable’ state of hospitals | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday tore into the Delhi government for the pathetic condition of government hospitals, citing low number of daily tests, improper treatment of Covid-19 patients, undignified handling of dead patients‘ bodies and denial of salaries to doctors to question the government’s claims about its preparedness to fight the pandemic. The […]

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No power to direct private hospitals to treat Covid-19 patients free, Centre tells SC | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Union government on Thursday filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court saying it had no statutory power to direct private and charitable hospitals to give free treatment to Covid-19 patients. “There is no provision under the Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Act, 2010, whereby it is mandated that private hospitals running on […]

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Group trying to browbeat SC: Solicitor general | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Centre on Thursday told the Supreme Court that there was a group of people who contributed nothing to help migrants workers but flooded social media and wrote letters to the SC accusing it of exhibiting “Emergency era mindset” of bowing to the government by dismissing PILs on migrants. Solicitor general Tushar Mehta […]

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No fare to be charged from migrant workers returning home: Key points of SC order | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed that no fare for travel either by train or bus be charged from the migrant workers stranded across the country due to the Covid-induced lockdown and they be provided food and water. A bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan said that the originating state shall provide meals […]

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