Deployed Adequate Forces To Ensure Protection Of Family Members & Witnesses: UP Govt Files Affidavit In Hathras Case Before SC [Read Affidavit]

first_imgTop StoriesDeployed Adequate Forces To Ensure Protection Of Family Members & Witnesses: UP Govt Files Affidavit In Hathras Case Before SC [Read Affidavit] LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK13 Oct 2020 11:51 PMShare This – xIn its affidavit before the Supreme Court in Hathras Case, the Uttar Pradesh Government submitted that it has deployed adequate forces to ensure protection of the following members of the victim’s family.The CJI SA Bobde led bench had earlier directed the State Government to place on record such details.Special Secretary, Home Department, Uttar Pradesh, in his affidavit stated that he…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginIn its affidavit before the Supreme Court in Hathras Case, the Uttar Pradesh Government submitted that it has deployed adequate forces to ensure protection of the following members of the victim’s family.The CJI SA Bobde led bench had earlier directed the State Government to place on record such details.Special Secretary, Home Department, Uttar Pradesh, in his affidavit stated that he Government of Uttar Pradesh is committed to provide complete security to the victim’s family and the witnesses to ensure free and fair investigation.  The state also requested the court to to keep the petition pending allowing the investigation by the CBI to be conducted under the supervision of this Hon’ble Court in a time bound manner. It also sought a direction to CBI to submit fortnightly status reports on the investigation to the State Government.In order to ensure the security of victim’s family/ witnesses, three fold protection mechanism, the state explains in the affidavit. “Government has also installed 8 CCTVs to ensure 24 hours surveillance/observation of the premises. The entire security staff deployed at the village has been strictly instructed to ensure that there is no intrusion in the privacy of the victim’s family /witnesses and that they are free to move and meet the people they want.”, it reads. A detailed chart of overall security personnel that have been deployed to ensure the security of Victim’s house, family members and witnesses is also there in the affidavit.The Supreme Court is considering a PIL filed by social activist Satyama Dubey, demanding justice for the victim for the brutal attack, rape and murder of the victim”. The plea raises the issue that the police authorities have not performed their duties and are shielding the accused. Additionally, the family of the victim is being victimized by upper-caste persons.””We understand. We are not saying that the incident is not shocking or that such things should be allowed to happen, or that someone should be held responsible and there should not be an investigation…we are only on the phenomena in this case before the court…we are not on the case but on the invocation of our jurisdiction”, the CJI had remarked during the hearing.Click here to Read/Download AffidavitRead AffidavitSubscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img read more

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[CM Advocate Welfare Policy] Delhi HC Directs NIACL To Issue E-Cards To 29077 Advocates Who Are Beneficiaries Of Mediclaim Policies

first_imgNews Updates[CM Advocate Welfare Policy] Delhi HC Directs NIACL To Issue E-Cards To 29077 Advocates Who Are Beneficiaries Of Mediclaim Policies Nupur Thapliyal15 Feb 2021 11:42 PMShare This – xThe Delhi High Court on Friday directed the New India Assurance Company Limited (NIACL) to issue E-cards to all 29077 lawyers who are beneficiaries of the medi-claim policies enabling them to avail benefits from the date of inception of the policy. A single judge bench comprising of Justice Pratibha M. Singh directed that such E-cards shall be issued without awaiting the completion of…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Delhi High Court on Friday directed the New India Assurance Company Limited (NIACL) to issue E-cards to all 29077 lawyers who are beneficiaries of the medi-claim policies enabling them to avail benefits from the date of inception of the policy. A single judge bench comprising of Justice Pratibha M. Singh directed that such E-cards shall be issued without awaiting the completion of the verification process. The Court also directed the NIACL to post a representative to be stationed at the Bar Council of Delhi’s Office to facilitate the verification of data of advocates making any claims under the said policy. The following directions were issued by the High Court: 1. The complete list of 29077 lawyers, who are beneficiaries of the Mediclaim policies, shall be exchanged between NIACL, GNCTD and BCD within 3 days. 2. NIACL shall issue E-cards to all 29077 lawyers. Mr. Sharma submits that out of the total number of lawyers, 22467 lawyers have been verified by GNCTD and BCD. However, 6610 are yet to be verified and some lawyers are still in the process of verification of data. Let the verification process be continued. The 6610 lawyers, whose verification is yet to be completed, shall be a part of the total number of 29077 advocates who shall be issued E-cards, so that they can avail of the Mediclaim policies from the date of inception. Ecards shall be issued without awaiting the completion of the verification process. 3. NIACL shall post a representative of its TPA agency, who shall be stationed at the BCD office. Whenever any claims are made, an attempt shall be made immediately to verify the data, and submit the same to NIACL to enable the said Advocate’s claim to be cleared. The said representative from the TPA Agency shall facilitate the verification of the data of the Advocate expeditiously. In case of advocates whose names are yet to be verified, cashless facility shall be availed of however, the verification of the data by the Advocate shall be done within 48 hours. The Court had on earlier occasion granted two weeks time to the GNCTD and Delhi Bar Council starting from 28th December 2020 to prepare a circular informing all advocates of the benefits of National India Assurance Company Ltd. (NIACL) policy and ensure that the advocates fill up their data in time. According to a status report filed by the GNCTD dated 15.01.2021, it was informed that out of a total of 29,098 advocates the data in respect of 11,168 advocates has been updated. The Court observed that since the GNCTD and BCD are making the insurance policy possible for lawyers, they shall adopt a coordinated and collaborative approach to ensure that all lawyers update their data on or before 30th January, 2021. The matter will now be listed on 4th March 2021. Click Here To Download Order[Read Order]Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img read more

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