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
A petition seeking directions to the centre to change name from ‘India’ to ‘Bharat’ mentioned in the very first article of our Indian Constitution, claiming it will induce sense of nationalism in our country. A bench headed by CJI SA Bobde observed that court cannot issue any order directing centre to replace the name India
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?
The central government and Air India against the orders of Bombay High court to keep a seat vacant in the flights approached the Supreme Court and had to face a serious admonition by the Court. The Bench of CJI S. A. Bobde, Justice A. S. Bopanna and Justice Hrishikesh Roy compelled outrageous to the government
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