Advocate Amit Mahajan, representing the Delhi Police and Ministry of Home Affairs, and Delhi government’s standing counsel (criminal) Rahul Mehra stated that they will provide every possible help to the riot-affected victims.
The order came after the All India Loco Running Staff Association approached the High Court expressing apprehension about contracting COVID-19 infections while using same breathalysers and biometric devices
The High Court is already seized of Michel’s bail application, which was opposed by the CBI and ED on the ground that he was “brought to India with unprecedented difficulty and there is all likelihood of him fleeing from justice, if enlarged on bail”.
A bench of Justices Siddharth Mridul and Talwant Singh ordered the government “to expeditiously facilitate, secure and provide the students with all basic amenities and humanitarian assistance in terms of medical care, boarding (food), lodging and transportation, as may be necessary or warranted”.
The Public Interest Litigation (PIL) by Dr Prem Singh, which is likely to be heard on Thursday, seeks to “extend the age of retirement of medical officers and doctors up to the age of 70 years or 65 years with immediate effect”.
The bench, in a special hearing held through video conferencing, directed the authorities that the “details and other necessary particulars of the Nodal Officer, so appointed, including his name and telephone number, be communicated to the Indian students stranded at the Almaty Airport, Kazakhstan”.
On May 10, 1985, bombs fitted in transistors went off in buses and other places in Delhi and adjoining areas of UP and Haryana. On the next two days, two more live transistor bombs were found in Delhi.
Justice I S Mehta issued a notice to the Ministries of Home, External Affairs, Civil Aviation and Health, seeking status reports by the next date of hearing on March 11 after hearing a plea by nine parents — all residents of Kashmir.