Saturday, 29 January, 2022
TopicGujarat HC

Topic: Gujarat HC

Plea blames Gujarat hospital fires on non-compliance with court orders, HC to hear matter

Lawyer Amit Manibhai Panchal moved Gujarat HC claiming that earlier court orders asking hospital to procure NOC from fire department have not been complied with, leading to fires.

Gujarat HC expresses displeasure over state’s handling of Covid, advises against lockdown

The HC noted the entire exercise lacks ‘transparency’ and pointed to the death of patients outside hospitals due to ‘non-attendance by doctors’.

Gujarat doubles daily Covid tests as alarm bells ring after central govt team visit

The team, headed by AIIMS director Randeep Guleria, was in the state due to an alarming rise in cases and the country’s highest fatality rate.

Ahmedabad civil hospital should be ready for a surprise visit by judges: Gujarat HC

Two-judge bench also refuses to overlook claims made in an anonymous letter by a resident doctor, tells govt to form panel to probe allegations.  

Justice Kureshi, who ruled against Modi & Shah, likely to become chief justice of Tripura HC

SC had initially recommended Justice A.A. Kureshi to be appointed Madhya Pradesh HC chief justice. But central govt objected to it.

Last Laughs: The laughable state of the Indian judiciary

The best Indian cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

On Camera

YourTurn

Apple needs to break out of its comfort zone with bold mega deals à la Microsoft

Historically, large M&A hasn’t been Apple’s style. However, with its resources, the company can certainly take the risk to transform its business and expand its capabilities.
V. Anantha Nageswaran

Who is V Anantha Nageswaran, new chief economic advisor? IIM-A grad, academic, PM’s ex-advisor

Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.

Defence

Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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