SC on Wednesday directed the central government to locate those private hospitals, where COVID-19 patients are treated at the free or at nominal rates. The court opined that if those private hospitals who have obtained their land either free or at penny expenses, then why can’t those hospitals provide treatment at nominal expenses or free?
A bench comprising Justices N V Ramana, R Subhash Reddy and B R Gavai had reserved orders on May 4 on the petitions filed by Foundation of Media Professionals, Private Schools Association of J&K and Soayib Qureshi. The petitioners contended that speed restriction on internet in the region amidst the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in disproportionate
The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to consider the feasibility of ‘temporarily’ adopting the ‘one nation, one ration card’ scheme during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic lockdown period to enable the migrant workers, destitutes and economically weaker sections (EWS) get subsidised foodgrain. The “One Nation One Ration Card” scheme is scheduled to be launched in