Here are the top headlines of the day: 1. Amid record surge lockdown across states and crumbling infrastructure, Supreme Court imposes a barrage of questions to the centre who is responsible for this crisis, says Supreme Court. 2. The top court slammed the crackdown on SOS messages on social media, says ‘Any action against such posts will be considered contempt of court’. 3. Multiple states postpone vaccine for all drive, non availability of vaccines haunt. Andhra Pradesh pushes drive till September, Karnataka says ‘Cannot hold drive from tomorrow’. 4. As Delhi’s situation spirals out of control, AAP MLA slams breaks silence during silence, calls for President’s rule in Delhi. 5. Crisis deepens in Delhi as 395 dead, highest death toll in the city hospitals continue to grapple for oxygen, court continues to monitor the crisis. 6. Madras High Court takes a step back on its criticism against the poll panel, EC now wants to file a plea to gag media, wants reportage to be recorded in a limited to works recordef officially. 7. Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh go into lockdown mode as COVID crisis now confronts India’s heartland. 8. BJP MLA’s men storm oxygen plant in Barabanki, load cylinders in car out of term. 9. Former AG Solicitor Sorabjee no more, 91 year old succumbs to COVID infection.