Priyanka Gandhi accuses Centre of 'suppressing' COVID data, prioritising propaganda over saving lives
To emphasise her point, Priyanka Gandhi said right from the beginning of the pandemic, deaths and infections were reported as a ratio of the population while testing was reported as an absolute figure
Calls vax policy prima facie arbitrary; seeks details on its evolution, including file notings
Also, the extent of advances made in improving digital literacy and digital access falls short of penetrating the majority of the population in the country.
The bench comprising Justices DY Chandrachud, L Nageswara Rao and Ravindra Bhatt also questioned the Central government’s dual-price policy and procurement policy of Covid-19 vaccines.
The court said the representation by the Mahatma Hazarilal Memorial Trust be decided in accordance with the law, rules, regulations and government policy applicable to the case.
Centre says there's 'no conclusive data to establish direct correlation of death, disease due to air pollution'
In a written reply, Minister of State for Health Ashwini Choubey said air pollution is one of the many factors affecting respiratory ailments and associated diseases.
The Supreme Court had in January given its nod to the project in a 2:1 majority verdict while insisting that the clearance of the Heritage Conservation Committee will be mandatory.
The inspection has been ordered to investigate allegations of violation of environmental norms in construction of the project, including violation of GO 111.
Noted archaeologist and former director general of National Museum BR Mani, member of the committee, confirmed the proposed visit.
The 'langar' food arrived in a van at the meeting venue, Vigyan Bhawan, after around two hours of discussions had taken place and the two sides took a break.
The finance minister, who also holds the corporate affairs portfolio, said the suspension of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code could be extended from December 25 up to March 31, 2021.
In a statement, the Home Ministry said only asymptomatic people would be allowed to travel and it would be arranged by aircraft and naval ships, and the facility will be available on a payment basis.
States given four weeks to provide data. The case is adjourned to November 26 for final arguments.
In an opinion piece, Sinha has argued that the decisive mandate of the 2014 verdict had been frittered away even while the party leaders had supported Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the hilt.
The Union Government and RBI have made arrangements for disbursement of amounts for urgent needs of the general public.