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COVID Coverage: Children in Protection Homes, April 25th 2022

The Bench directed all States to follow NCPCR’s suggestions for the identification and rescue of CISS until they framed local guidelines. 

25th Apr 2022

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Third Wave Sweeps the Court

13 Judges and hundreds of Court staff tested positive for COVID in the past week. What does this mean for the Court?

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COVID Coverage: National Pandemic Policy

CJI Bobde noted the disparate approaches in High Courts towards the pandemic and sought to create a ‘national plan’.

7th Jun 2021

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Executive Silence and the Unconventional Role of the Judiciary

During COVID-19, the Court has gone beyond its adversarial role, taking on the role of rights-based forum and 'nudging' governments.

6th Jun 2021

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SCO Explains: COVID National Policy Hearings

In this episode of SCO Explains we discuss the developments in the Supreme Court hearings on the COVID-19 National Pandemic Policy.

4th Jun 2021

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Summer Session 2021 Review

The Session was dominated by COVID-related cases, and tackling pendency. Maratha reservations were struck down, and Ramana took over as CJI.

18th May 2021

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Monthly Review: April 2021

The Court initiated a suo moto case on COVID National Policy. CJI Ramana took office from CJI Bobde. Rohingyas were denied interim relief.

11th May 2021

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COVID Coverage: National Pandemic Policy – 6th May

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta presented the Centre’s plan for supply, including for the transportation of oxygen tanks.

6th May 2021

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COVID Coverage: National Pandemic Policy – 5th May

The Bench sought clarifications on the mechanism of calculating the oxygen needs of each state.

5th May 2021

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