The apex court was hearing a matter in which the Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) had recently filed a report stating that the approval for the project was held up since 2014.
The state Assembly Speaker had held on Tuesday that the resignations of nine out of 14 rebel MLAs were not in order.
The petitioners, Manohar Pratap and S Ajmani, had in a PIL claimed that the Bihar government’s measures are inappropriate and not enough to control the outbreak of the disease in Muzaffarpur.
In Justice Gavai, the Supreme Court will get a judge from the Scheduled Caste community after nearly a decade.
The apex court’s observation came after counsel for Sharma’s brother mentioned the matter before it.
A bench headed by Justice S A Bobde stayed the imposition of fine for the time being against the multinational automobile company.
A bench headed by the Chief Justice, while issuing notices to the two, made clear it will not stay the Madras High Court’s 2018 order quashing criminal prosecution against the Chidambarams.
The Election Commission and the central government have submitted their divergent views on the issue in writing to the court.
The NCLAT had said that it could ask the ArcelorMittal to deposit Rs 42,000 crore in a separate account or with the Ahmedabad branch of the NCLT in the next hearing scheduled for April 23.
During the course of the hearing, attorney General KK Venugopoal told the top court that the documents cited by the petitioners were the stolen ones.