The Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was introduced by Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan in the Upper House on Saturday to replace an ordinance issued by the government in April.
"I do not think that this is a case where the offence of scandalising the court or lowering the authority of the court would arise," said the Attorney General in a letter to a lawyer.
Kavitha Kuruganti says the publication’s response to the controversial advertorial has been ‘inadequate’, demands it payback the revenue earned to ‘set a high bar of media ethics’.
The new law restricts the scope of Corporate Environment Responsibility in line with the real estate lobby's demands, letting developers avoid mandatory payments for some activities that address environmental damage.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy also wants rapists to be given the death penalty under the provisions of the new Disha Act of 2019.
Justice Gogoi will be sworn in as the next CJI on 3 October.
With elections just over the horizon, Viktor Orban is ramping up his attacks on migration.