Tag: SA Bodbe

Supreme Court Refuses To Pass Any ‘General Directors’ To Release Prisoners In Order to Decongest Jails Amid COVID-19

On Friday, the Supreme Court has refused to issue general directions to release undertrial prisoners due to COVID -19 stating that it is an issue to be considered by the Jurisdictional high courts.  Chief Justice SA Bodbe, justice AS Bopanna and Justice Hrishikesh Roy made these observations when they heard PIL by Activist Jagdeep chhokar

SC enunciated, if the private hospitals could receive land at Penny expenses then why can’t they provide treatment either free or at nominal expenses:-

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?

Parliament, Executive and Judicary need to act in amicability during emergency- CJI S.A. Bodbe

With the Supreme Court hearing various PILs on the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent government reaction, CJI Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde, in a discussion with journalists, yielded that calamities and pandemics of this scale are best left to the official. CJI Bobde said that in the midst of such grave crisis, it was imperative to