Allahabad High Court expresses worry over Covid in Uttar Pradesh; suggests ‘selective’ lockdown

LUCKNOW: The Allahabad High Court expressed worry over the Covid situation in Uttar Pradesh and in multiple remarks suggested the government to consider the option of another “selective lockdown” even as it acknowledged the steps taken by the state to rein in the pandemic. It has asked the chief secretary…

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anil baijal: Lt Governor’s 5-day mandatory quarantine order done away with: AAP govt to Delhi HC

New Delhi: The AAP government on Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that the Lieutenant Governor’s order on mandatory five-day institutional quarantine for asymptomatic COVID-19 patients has been replaced, which makes the PIL challenging it infructuous. Taking note of the submission, a bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and…

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Is a complete lockdown on the cards in Chennai? Madras High Court asks the state government as cases surge

The Madras High Court on Thursday questioned why the Tamil Nadu government could not implement a complete lockdown in Chennai owing to the steep surge in the number of cases in the State, particularly in Chennai and its suburbs. The court asked if the government had a plan in place…

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