Pleas have been filed against the UGC Guidelines 2020 as per which final year examinations for universities must be conducted. The Supreme Court of India, SC has been hearing the plea petition and is expected to hear UGC's stand today. Cases filed by students as well as Yuva Sena as well as a Law Students would be heard by the Supreme Court. Check out live updates from the hearing of August 14, 2020.
#anchor(On DM Act - Central Government has supremacy to Decide!)
SG Mehta on Disaster Managament Act and UGC Guidelines' statute vis a vis. He argues that the DM Act has been designed in a manner where in a disaster can be a local disaster or a disaster that affects the entire country. Referring to the term Central Government. He states that the only question that needs to be answered is whether a university;s decision can override the Guidelines. Under the Act, he argues, the Central Government does have the supremacy to decide.