Maharashtra had appointed nodal officers to keep an account of the procurement & distribution of Remdesivir and other drugs in state-run, municipal and private hospitals & centres.
In affidavit, Delhi has said it is preparing to increase non-ICU beds with oxygen by 15,000 & ICU beds by 1,200, and so its oxygen requirement will rise from 707 MT to 976 MT.
Hearing a PIL on spread of Covid in UP, two-judge HC bench said state EC and govt must rethink amount of compensation and come back to court on next hearing.
The strategic 900-km Chardham highway project aims to provide all-weather connectivity to the four holy towns of Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath, in Uttarakhand.
In the affidavit filed on 10 May, Modi govt has said that DDMA has permitted construction activities, during the prevailing curfew, where the labourers are residing on-site.
The Centre says it would be counter-productive to invoke the Patents Act now, especially when it was engaged at diplomatic levels to procure Covid vaccines and medicines.
The Delhi High Court will hear a petition against the Arvind Kejriwal govt, filed by Dr Kaushal Kant Mishra, an orthopaedic surgeon with Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, on 14 July.
The bench was hearing a PIL seeking directions to declare medicines and medical equipment meant for Covid treatment as essential commodities under the Essential Commodities Act.
The Delhi High Court granted the relief as her brother is also infected with Covid and the state did not oppose the plea moved by her through an advocate.
The Centre also said that vaccinating the entire country is not possible in one stretch due to the suddenness of the pandemic, limited availability of doses & vulnerability.