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Supreme Court Declares the Set Date for Conducting INI CET as Arbitrary and Thereby Directs AIIMS To Postpone INI CET 2021 for One Month Due to COVID

In the present case, various writ petitions were filed by the doctors with an MBBS degree, who aspired to appear for the INI CET for admission to the Post Graduate courses for the July 2021 session in the units of AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences), PGIMER Chandigarh, JIPMER Puducherry and NIMHANS Bengaluru. But as per the Petitioners, the date which was set to conduct INI CET was considered unjust on various grounds. Responding to this, Hon’ble Ms Justice Indira Banerjee and Hon’ble Mr Justice M.R. Shah declared the said date as arbitrary and thereby directed to postpone the INI CET for one month. 

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Supreme Court Directs States To Take Action Against NGOs, Persons Indulging in Illegal Adoption of Children Orphaned Due to COVID-19

The present case was a PIL filed in relation to the contagion of the COVID 19 virus in children protection homes. In this case, the Hon’ble Supreme Court had permitted the Learned Amicus Curiae to have a dialogue with Nodal Officers to be appointed by the State Governments to ascertain the information relating to the implementation of the schemes favouring orphans and Children in Need of Care and Protection (CNCPs). The Court issued several directions in favour of the affected children concerning their adoption, education, and other benefits to which they are entitled.

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