SC refuses to entertain plea challenging constitutional validity of Epidemic Act
Tuesday, 17 November 2020 The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to entertain a plea challenging the constitutional validity of the Epidemic Act and questioned the petitioner as to why he has not moved the high court on the issue. The apex court said high courts have all the power to strike down Central Acts, like the Epidemic Act, and the petitioner should go there first.
Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar on January 17 appealed countrymen to participate in the construction of the Ram Temple by donation. Akshay very gracefully turned his storytelling mode on and narrated a chunk of a story about Ram Setu and urged people to contribute in the construction of Ram Temple. Last year, the Supreme Court gave its historic decision on Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case. The Apex Court gave its judgment in favour of Ram Temple. After that time, the route of construction of Ram Temple was cleared.
In the latest episode of In Focus, Avik Saha, National Convener, Jai Kisan Andolan, said that the protesting farmers will not participate in talks with the panel formed by the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the implementation of Centre’s three farm laws. The apex court said that it is forming a four-member committee to resolve the impasse between Centre and farmers. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde said that it will pass an order to this effect. The committee will look into the farmers' grievances against the three new laws. SC also sought the cooperation of the protesting farers on the issue. Watch the full video for more.
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