Judgment of the Supreme Court in the matter of In Re: T N Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 31/01/2024.

The judgment is in the context of institutionalisation and reconstitution of the Central Empowered Committee. "The role of the constitutional courts is therefore to monitor the proper institutionalisation of environmental regulatory bodies and authorities", said the SC.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Dr Jaya Thakur Vs Government of India & Others dated 06/11/2023.

The Supreme Court directed the Union of India to set down a national model for the ratio of the number of girls’ toilets per female student population across government aided and residential schools in the country. The court also asked the Centre to bring about uniformity in terms of the modalities to be followed for the distribution of sanitary napkins.

Order of the High Court of Kerala regarding exorbitant pricing of life saving patented medicines.

The High Court wanted the opinion of the government of India on whether the breast cancer medicines and other such medicines can be made available to the less advantaged sections through alternative methods.

Judgment of the Supreme Court in the matter of Balram Singh Vs Union of India & Others dated 20/10/2023 regarding manual scavenging. A petition was filed under Article 32 of the Constitution of India seeking directions to Union of India and all the states and Union Territories to implement provisions, inter alia of the Employment of Manual Scavengers and Construction of Dry Latrines (Prohibition) Act, 1993 and Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and Their Rehabilitation Act, 2013.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In re : News item published in Newspaper The Hindu dated 19.03.2023 titled “India’s Sinking Island” dated 13/10/2023.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of The State of Haryana (Department of Irrigation) Vs The State of Punjab & Others 04/10/2023.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of All India Drug Action Network & Others Vs Union of India Ministry of Health & Others dated 13/09/2023. Additional Solicitor General informed the Supreme Court that the Union government would place an update affidavit on the record setting out the mechanism for the price control of life saving and essential drugs.

Judgment of the Calcutta High Court in the matter of Yeasin Molla & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 12/09/2023.

The petitioners are the ration card holders and members of Priority Household under the National Food Security Act, 2015. In the instant writ petition the petitioners have challenged the reasonableness of soaring price of kerosene oil under Public Distribution System.

The bench of Justice Satish Chander Sharma and Justice Sanjeev Narula of the Delhi High Court, September 1, 2023 directed Union of India to furnish the reasons as to why the drug ‘Nimesulide’ has not been banned, and deliberations undertaken in this regard.

Himachal Pradesh High Court, August 31, 2023 directed the Animal Welfare Board of India under the control of Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying (Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying) to give practical suggestions to Himachal Pradesh regarding control of the monkey menace and also the stray dogs menace because these two have been lingering on in the state for long and causing hardships to the people.