Tag: Tushar Mehta

Draft EIA in Hindi and English only: SC stays Delhi HC contempt proceedings against MOEF

The Supreme Court nowadays remained the Delhi High Court’s scorn of court procedures started against the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MOEF) for falling flat to publish the draft EIA notice in numerous territorial languages. The Solicitor General of India, Mr. Tushar Mehta looks for authorization to pull back the extraordinary take off appeal with

SC Seeks Centre’s Response in Plea Seeking Cap on Covid-19 Treatment Rates at Private Hospitals

A bench comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan, M R Shah and V Ramasubramanian asked Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to file Centre’s response on putting an upper limit on fees to be charged by private hospitals for treating Coronavirus patients. Court listed the matter after a week. The plea relies on several news reports which suggest that

“These arm chair intellectuals do not recognize the nation’s effort”, SG Mehta on criticism of Centre’s handling of COVID-19 migrant crisis

Proverbial shots were fired during today’s hearing of the suo motu COVID-19 migrant crisis matter before the Supreme Court, as Solicitor General Tushar Mehta called out “prophets of doom” for criticizing the Centre and the Supreme Court. After making submissions on the Centre’s efforts to ameliorate the suffering of migrant workers amid the COVID-19 lockdown,