Today, Justice S.S. Shinde and Madhav J. Kamdar of the Bombay HC heard a bail application of poet-activist Varavara Rao seeking release on media grounds. The court ordered for a video examination to assess Rao’s health situation by a team of doctors.
A petition was moved in Madhya Pradesh high court alleging violation of covid-19 protocols by Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar and state congress president Kamal Nath at political congregations in the Gwalior-Chambal region. Now, the Gwalior bench has directed the district magistrate Of Datia and Gwalior to ensure registration of FIR against those two for breach of covid-19 protocols.
The bench of Justices AM Khanwilkar, Dinesh Maheshwari and Sanjiv Khanna directed the CCI to approach the Karnataka HC who sought vacation of the stay directed by the Karnataka HC against its order calling for a probe into alleged anti- competitive practices by Flipkart, Amazon and others.
Kappan (journalist) was arrested on October 5 by Uttar Pradesh police while he was on his way to cover the HATHRAS rape incident. A PIL has been moved in the honourable Supreme Court seeking release of Kappan as the arrest was in total violation of guidelines laid down by the Supreme Court in DK Basu v. State of West Bengal.