The counselling for NEET-PG has been put on hold. This will remain postponed until the Supreme Court decides the validity of the Centre's decision for introducing reservation for OBC (Other Backward Classes) and EWS (Economically Weaker Sections) in the All India Quota (AIQ).
A candidate, as a matter of right, cannot claim allocation of cadre of his/her choice, after qualifying the civil services examination, the Supreme Court ruled on Friday
Centre told the Supreme Court that the state government cannot claim a right to issue omnibus, sweeping, and overarching directions to withdraw consent for a CBI probe into any matter
"People have right to go on roads, it cannot be blocked", noted the bench.
The top court had registered a petition on the basis of a letter by two lawyers seeking a probe by the CBI in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.
SC bench said that precedents of the top court and the provisions of the CBI manual make it abundantly clear that a preliminary enquiry is not mandatory in all cases which involve allegations of corruption.
The bench said it wants the courts to open for the public and justice accessible for all the citizens.
Salve admitted before the top court that what has been done by the state is not satisfactory and remedial action will be taken soon, and urged the bench to put the matter for hearing immediately after the Dussehra vacation.
The needs of young children who are future of the country cannot be ignored, the apex court said.
SC told the UP government counsel that the grievance is that "you are not properly investigating the matter".
A bench of Justices A.M. Khanwilkar, Hrishikesh Roy, and C.T. Ravikumar delivered the judgment on a batch of petitions which raised the issue whether the NGT has suo motu jurisdiction.
The Supreme Court has taken suo moto cognizance of the violence in Lakhimpur Kheri, where farmers were allegedly mowed down by a car on October 3, triggering a violent backlash.
The top court was hearing a plea by Prateek Rastogi and 40 postgraduate qualified doctors, who challenged the abrupt last-minute changes, contending that they were made to favour the general medicine candidates.
A bench headed by justice D.Y. Chandrachud said: "The impression we get is, that the medical education has become a business and medical regulation has also become a business".
Even in most developed nations in the world, they were not able to contain the pandemic. You see, it is very easy to criticise the government or for that matter courts, unless you are in the hot seat, the bench said.
On September 30, the Supreme Court had emphasised that roads cannot remain blocked perpetually and asked the Centre, what steps has it taken to remove the road blockade by farmers, protesting against three agriculture laws, at Delhi borders.
The apex court dismissed the plea saying that cancellation of the exam cannot be at the cost of lakhs of students.
The top court said that this Rs 50,000 amount will be over and above the amounts paid by the Centre and states under various benevolent schemes.
The top court was hearing a plea filed by Monicca Agarwaal seeking directions to remove road blockades, which impedes free movement of traffic between Delhi and Noida.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued show-cause notice to manufacturers, and sought an explanation why contempt proceedings should be not initiated against them, and why their licenses not be cancelled.
Odisha government will provide Rs 50,000 compensation to the kin of those who died due to Covid19. Besides, kin of those who died by suicide within 30 days of testing COVID positive are also entitled for compensation.
As per the Supreme Court's directive, Odisha government will soon be providing a compensation of Rs 50,000 to the families of Covid-19 victims. This information was share by the Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) Chief, CBK Mohanty on Tuesday (Sept 28).
The apex court had earlier refused to impose complete ban on sale of firecrackers and said that sale can happen through only licensed traders and that only green crackers can be sold. Online sale of firecrackers has been completely banned.
The bench noted that there are no specific allegations with respect to the role played by senior officials in their capacity as chairman, managing director, executive director, deputy general manager and planner and executor.
The Centre had already proposed to constitute an expert panel, comprising of independent members, to examine the snooping allegations