Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, representing the Centre, said the issue require proper hearing and the same petitioner has filed another related petition and both the pleas be heard together.
Tiwari referred the RTI reply to buttress his claims and said that development work was hampered due to the diversion of the funds.
Set up in March 2020, the exact collections made by the PM cares fund are not known but the corpus managed by the PMO has been providing relief to pandemic-hit sectors.
A group of 100 former civil servants wrote an open letter to PM Narendra Modi raising questions over transparency in the PM-CARES Fund.
The Union government told the Nagpur bench that audit statement of receipt and payment accounts of the PM CARES Fund for 2019-20 was available on the trust's website.
Chief spokesperson of the opposition party Randeep Surjewala demanded probity, saying the fund be made accountable and the details of the money received by it be made public.
PM -CARES Fund has been set up following the COVID-19 pandemic in India, to undertake and support relief or assistance of any kind.
Banerjee said that her government would not work as per whims and fancies of the BJP-led regime at the Centre.
Patients of North Corporation-run hospitals faced hardship as its senior doctors went on an indefinite strike on Tuesday.
He also posted photographs of free laptop computer distribution to students during his dispensation.
The hardship faced by the people could have been mitigated if there was a well laid out strategy, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said, adding that the intensity of the pandemic could have been moderated.
Observing that the PM National Relief Fund was set up in 1948, Sitharaman wanted to know why the Congress did not ask for its registration.
They were participating in the debate on a bill to give effect to various compliance relief measures for taxpayers, including extending time limits for filing returns.
Defending the law, Sitharaman said she had a feeling that those who spoke against the legislation “definitely” misunderstood its contents.
Opposition members raised concerns about the fund and while speaking, Anurag Singh Thakur alleged that the Congress had misused the PM Relief Fund.