Delhi High Court to shortly begin hearing petition to halt the ongoing Central Vista construction amid #COVID19.

Hearing before Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Jasmeet Singh.


The petitioners argue that #CentralVista Project cannot be said to an “essential service” merely because an executive mandated contractual deadline is ostensibly required to be met.

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Senior Adv Sidharth Luthra appears for the petitioner.

The matter relates to a specific area where construction is going on unabated..19 April, there is full curfew: Luthra

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta says he has filed a reply.

I represent all official Respondent: Tushar Mehta

We have moved an application for appointment of Commisioner: Luthra

Reply is not on record : Chief Justice DN Patel

Where is your application for urgent hearing: Court

Court dictates order.
The writ petition was mentioned yesterday and is kept today for fixing early date of hearing.. counter affidavit has been filed. Affidavit shall be brought on record: Court

Issue is distinct.. there is urgency.. I was given to understand that the Solicitor would join me for earliest possible listing : Luthra

He is right. I would agree for any earliest.. : Tushar Mehta

Tomorrow: Court

Luthra says the third respondent (Delhi Govt) and the fourth respondent (Shapoorji Pallonji) are crucial.
We'll see it tomorrow: Court

There is a third respondent.. the NCT of Delhi.. : Luthra

We are keeping the matter tomorrow.. : Court

Please issue notice .. : Luthra

Tomorrow: Court

Hearing over.
[Central Vista] Centre tells Delhi High Court work in progress to build toilets, parking space, underpasses; not Parliament or govt offices

report by @aditi2118

#CentralVistaProject #DelhiHighCourt…

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The hearing is in PIL filed by South Goa Advocates' Association seeking court’s intervention in issues related to COVID-19

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Court also informed that 15 deaths took place yesterday.

Court once again informed that delay in replenishing stocks is what is causing problem.

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In a status report filed yesterday by Principal Secretary, Health, the State has informed (1/n):

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- TN has sought 20,000 #Remdesivir vials a day; the current allotment is 7,000 vials a day “without an assured allocation and supply schedule.”

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Advocates Nikhil Pai, Akash Rebello, Rui Gomes Pereira, Nigel Da Costa Frias, Vishal Sawant appear for Petitioners.
The Bench will be hearing submissions on the issue of #oxygensupply.

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Chief Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka and Justice Aravind Kumar will hear the matter.

Bench: Yesterday, a staff of the HC died of COVID. His sample collected on May 10.

He has not received any intimation on whether he was positive. This is how the system works....

This is an eye opener. What action are you going to take, what remedial measures

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Supreme Court bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan to shortly hear its suo motu case regarding issues affecting the migrant labourers owing to the second wave of #COVID19

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#SupremeCourt will be hearing an urgent application filed in the Suo Motu case of 2020 by activists Harsh Mander, Anjali Bhardwaj and Jagdeep Chhokar seeking directions to ensure the migrant and stranded labourers are not deprived of ration and food security
The applicants contended that even though States have been imposing decentralised #COVID19 curfews and lockdowns more cautiously this year, "they have offered little welfare support to working classes and migrants whose livelihoods are at sea once again."…
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Advs Ajinkya Udane and Aseem Sarode appear for the petitioners.

#COVIDEmergency2021 #MaskUpIndia

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