That solely 9 chief ministers had been slated to talk throughout the Prime Minister’s interplay with chief ministers on Monday had brought on heartburn amongst many, who wished to get a chance to personally current their views forward of Might 3. However there’s little or no for CMs to complain on this rely. Motive: virtually each chief minister was slotted for presenting their views as soon as throughout the 4 interactions referred to as by the PM to mobilise nationwide response to the pandemic. For the CMs, the actual difficulty stays that of economic assist to states, for which they’re nonetheless trying to the Centre.
Misplaced In Translation
Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga got here out of the PM’s video-conference with CMs feeling slightly perplexed. Having been requested to talk, after briefing the Prime Minister on the COVID-19 scenario within the state, the CM mentioned he didn’t perceive a phrase of what anybody mentioned as a result of “they had been all talking in Hindi. And I don’t perceive a phrase of Hindi”.
Listening to a petition looking for a course to flight operators to totally refund the tickets booked for flights that needed to be cancelled as a result of lockdown, the Supreme Courtroom has issued discover to the Centre. A bench of Justices N V Ramana, S Okay Kaul and B R Gavai issued the discover on the plea by NGO Pravasi Authorized Cell, which requested that non-refund of the quantity be declared unlawful and violative of the Civil Aviation Requirement issued by the Director Normal of Civil Aviation. It identified that the Ministry of Civil Aviation in its workplace memorandum on April 16 had requested airline operators to refund full fare for tickets booked throughout the first section of the lockdown interval — from March 25 to April 14.