A petition has been filed before the Delhi High Court to quash a government order that wants private hospitals to reserve 80 percent of their ICU beds for COVID-19 patients. Such an order will deal a massive blow to treatment of non-COVID emergency patients, the appeal has claimed.
Today, the Kerala HC passed an interim order which made clear that no adverse action, suo moto case or FIR shall be registered against any person under Section-118A of the Kerala Police Act, 2011, until the state government takes a decision on its implementation.
The Orissa High Court has refused permission to terminate the pregnancy of a physically and mentally challenged 22-year-old woman. The woman is also a rape victim.
The Supreme Court today issued notices on the writ petition filed by Kothamangalam native Dr Jo Joseph and Kothamangalam block panchayat members Sheela Krishnankutty and Jessymol Jose in the issue of a lack of supervision of the water level in the Mullaperiyar dam.