Begin typing your search above and press return to search.
Top Stories

Supreme Court Hearing On Migrant Issue: Live-Updates

Sanya Talwar & Nilashish Chaudhary
28 May 2020 7:56 AM GMT

Live Updates

  • 28 May 2020 10:06 AM GMT

    "There are several lapses that we have noticed in the process of registration, transportation and providing food water to the migrants. Even after registration the migrants have to wait for a long time for their turns to come."

    - Supreme Court in #MigrantWorkers issue

  • 28 May 2020 10:06 AM GMT

    SC Bench dictating order in #MigrantWorkers issue:

    "We are at present concerned with the miseries and difficulty of migrants trying to get to their native place"

    Although there is not doubt that concerned State Governments and UTs are taking steps, there are several lapses.

  • 28 May 2020 10:02 AM GMT

    Supreme Court:

    "We have also heard Kapil Sibal and Dr Singhvi who have given suggestions as officers of the court. Shri Parikh has also given suggestions for taking remedial steps. Ms. Jaising has submitted that the no. Of trains has to increase"

  • 28 May 2020 10:00 AM GMT

    "With regard to the state of Bihar, it has also reimbursed the fare to migrants who had paid for their tickets and SG has submitted that coordinated steps being taken."

    "We have also heard Counsel for Rajasthan, UP & Maharashtra.... "

    - SC Bench dictating order

  • 28 May 2020 9:57 AM GMT

    Order being dictated

    SG has submitted

    - Quarantine facilities operative in states.

    - Payment of fares of railway ticket is done by receiving state or originating state.

    - Payment of fares of railway ticket is done by receiving state or originating state....

  • 28 May 2020 9:55 AM GMT

    SC Bench now dictating order:

    - Several states and UTs have filed their response;

    - Report by the centre has also been placed by SG Tushar Mehta and he has submitted that from May 1, #sharmiktrains are working to take #migrants back to their homes...

  • 28 May 2020 9:53 AM GMT

    A large number of points of departure or arrival do mot have relief camps. There are groups of people standing at the bus stations and railway station. There is no supporting camp. No state, or nationwide plan: Singhvi

    Bench: You give whatever suggestions as officer of the court

  • 28 May 2020 9:52 AM GMT

    "As I told Mr. Sibal, he is de hors the petition - an officer of the court. If you have suggestions we will hear." Bench tells Sr. Adv. Singhvi

    Singhvi: Migrant is reaching the station without knowing whether he is going to get in the train

  • 28 May 2020 9:48 AM GMT

    Bench to Senior Advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi who is appearing for Congress Leader Randeep S. Sujrewala's application in the #MigrantWorkers issue-

    "So far how the things are, your party [Congress] is also in governance in multiple states."

  • 28 May 2020 9:48 AM GMT

    Senior Advocate Abhishek M. Singhvi appears for Congress Leader Randeep Singh Sujrewala

    Solicitor General Tushar Mehta:

    "Don’t let this be politicised"

Share it