Supreme Court

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SC Issues Summons To Andhra Pradesh & Bihar Over Non Payment Of Ex-Gratia

Hearing a petition filed by Gaurav Bansal, a lawyer, the Supreme Court on January 18, summoned chief secretaries of Andhra Pradesh and Bihar. Notably, the two state governments failed to provide ex-gratia to COVID-19 victims' families. "They are not above the law," said Apex Court bench headed by Justice MR Shah. The chief secretaries were asked to be present before the Apex Court at 2 pm, through video conferencing. 

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 - 01:55 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Supreme Court, Ex-Gratia, COVID-19 Victims, Andhra Pradesh, Incognito mode

Covid relief fund

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COVID-19 Victim's Wife Donates Rs 30 Lakh To CMRF: Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar's Mousami Mohanty donated Rs 30 lakh to the Chief Minister Relief Fund (CMRF). The money collected from Crowd-sourcing was for the treatment of her husband Abhishek Mohapatra, who died due to post COVID-19 complications in 2020. Notably, Abhishek was suffering from ESMO and was undergoing treatment at a Kolkata hospital. Extending gratitude to everyone who helped the couple financially, Mousami donated the money for COVID-19… read-more

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 - 09:29 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Human Interest, Covid-19, donation, CMRF, COVID-19 Victims