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India reports 2,858 new Covid cases and 11 more deaths; dip in active cases again

India has reported 2,858 new cases of Covid-19 and 11 more deaths in the last 24 hours, government data updated on Saturday showed. India's active caseload currently stands at 18,096 with a dip of 508 such cases. The country has also registered 3,355 fresh re

BRICS must live up to commitments to sovereign equality and territorial integrity: Jaishankar

The knock-on effects of the Ukraine conflict have led to a sharp increase in costs of energy, food and commodities and it must be mitigated for the sake of developing countries, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Thursday at a virtual meeting of t
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BRICS must live up to commitments to sovereign equality and territorial integrity: Jaishankar

The knock-on effects of the Ukraine conflict have led to a sharp increase in costs of energy, food and commodities and it must be mitigated for the sake of developing countries, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Thursday at a virtual meeting of the BRICS.

Yogi harks back to SC's verdict on Ayodhya, says it was welcomed by people cutting across party lines

Even as the Gyanvapi KVT complex row undergoes a legal scrutiny, CM Yogi Adityanath on Thursday harked back to the November 2019 SC verdict in favour of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya, saying that people cutting across community lines had then welcomed the apex co
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Yogi harks back to SC's verdict on Ayodhya, says it was welcomed by people cutting across party lines

Even as the Gyanvapi KVT complex row undergoes a legal scrutiny, CM Yogi Adityanath on Thursday harked back to the November 2019 SC verdict in favour of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya, saying that people cutting across community lines had then welcomed the apex court order.

SC directs setting up 25 special courts headed by retired judges for cheque bounce cases in a pilot project

As more than 33 lakhs cheque bounce cases are pending in different courts and blocking judicial dockets, the Supreme Court on Thursday decided to experiment with the idea of setting up special courts headed by retired judicial officers exclusively to deal wi
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SC directs setting up 25 special courts headed by retired judges for cheque bounce cases in a pilot project

As more than 33 lakhs cheque bounce cases are pending in different courts and blocking judicial dockets, the Supreme Court on Thursday decided to experiment with the idea of setting up special courts headed by retired judicial officers exclusively to deal with such cases.

Days after quitting Congress, Sunil Jakhar joins BJP

Former Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar on Thursday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in presence of party president JP Nadda in Delhi. The development comes days after the leader quit Congress. «Three generations of my family served the Congres
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Days after quitting Congress, Sunil Jakhar joins BJP

Former Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar on Thursday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in presence of party president JP Nadda in Delhi. The development comes days after the leader quit Congress. «Three generations of my family served the Congress party over the last 50 years. Today, I have broken the tie with the party over issues of nationalism and unity,» Jakhar said after joining BJP.

1988 road rage case: Navjot Singh Sidhu gets one-year jail term, says 'will submit to majesty of law'

The Supreme Court on Thursday imposed one-year rigorous imprisonment on former Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu in a three-decade old assault case in which a person had died. On December 27, 1988, Sidhu had allegedly hit one Gurnam Singh on his he
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1988 road rage case: Navjot Singh Sidhu gets one-year jail term, says 'will submit to majesty of law'

The Supreme Court on Thursday imposed one-year rigorous imprisonment on former Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu in a three-decade old assault case in which a person had died. On December 27, 1988, Sidhu had allegedly hit one Gurnam Singh on his head following an altercation, leading to his death. However, a bench of Justices A M Khanwilkar and S K Kaul rejected the plea for imposing culpable homicide not amounting murder charge under Section 304A of IPC on Sidhu.

Universities should not become wrestling grounds for ideological battles: Amit Shah

Addressing a seminar on 'Revisiting the ideas of India from Swaraj to New India’ organised by Department of Political Science, Delhi University, Shah said, «Some people call India a country of problems, but we have potential to find solutions»
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Universities should not become wrestling grounds for ideological battles: Amit Shah

Addressing a seminar on 'Revisiting the ideas of India from Swaraj to New India’ organised by Department of Political Science, Delhi University, Shah said, «Some people call India a country of problems, but we have potential to find solutions»

US Embassy announces opening of student visa interview slots

The US Embassy in India has announced that visa interview slots for student visa categories of F, M and J have been opened for dates in June and the first half of July 2022.
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US Embassy announces opening of student visa interview slots

The US Embassy in India has announced that visa interview slots for student visa categories of F, M and J have been opened for dates in June and the first half of July 2022.

India reports 2,364 new cases, 10 deaths in last 24 hours

India has reported a total of 2364 fresh coronavirus cases across the country on Wednesday (the last 24 hours) and 10 deaths, taking the overall death toll to 524303.
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India reports 2,364 new cases, 10 deaths in last 24 hours

India has reported a total of 2364 fresh coronavirus cases across the country on Wednesday (the last 24 hours) and 10 deaths, taking the overall death toll to 524303.

India calls out the West, says food grains shouldn't go the way of Covid vaccines

«A number of low income societies are today confronted with the twin challenges of rising costs and difficulty in access to food grains. Even those like India, who have adequate stocks, have seen an unjustified increase in food prices. It is clear that
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India calls out the West, says food grains shouldn't go the way of Covid vaccines

«A number of low income societies are today confronted with the twin challenges of rising costs and difficulty in access to food grains. Even those like India, who have adequate stocks, have seen an unjustified increase in food prices. It is clear that hoarding and speculation is at work. We cannot allow this to pass unchallenged,» minister of state for external affairs V Muraleedharan said on Wednesday.

Freedom at midlife for Rajiv Gandhi killing convict

A bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao, BR Gavai and AS Bopanna invoked the Supreme Court’s extraordinary power granted under Article 142 of the Constitution to deliver “complete justice” and granted relief to Perarivalan, instead of referring his remissio
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Freedom at midlife for Rajiv Gandhi killing convict

A bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao, BR Gavai and AS Bopanna invoked the Supreme Court’s extraordinary power granted under Article 142 of the Constitution to deliver “complete justice” and granted relief to Perarivalan, instead of referring his remission plea to the governor to take a call.

In jail since 2015, Indrani Mukerjea gets bail from Supreme Court

The bench also took into account that Indrani's ex-husband and co-accused in the case, Peter Mukerjea, had already been granted bail in the case. The bench granted her bail with the same terms and conditions which were imposed on Peter when he was granted bai
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In jail since 2015, Indrani Mukerjea gets bail from Supreme Court

The bench also took into account that Indrani's ex-husband and co-accused in the case, Peter Mukerjea, had already been granted bail in the case. The bench granted her bail with the same terms and conditions which were imposed on Peter when he was granted bail by the Bombay HC.

4 key climate change markers hit record highs last year: UN

"The report is a dismal litany of humanity’s failure to tackle climate disruption. We must end fossil fuel pollution and accelerate the renewable energy transition, before we incinerate our only home... Time is running out,” UN secretary general Antonio G
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4 key climate change markers hit record highs last year: UN

"The report is a dismal litany of humanity’s failure to tackle climate disruption. We must end fossil fuel pollution and accelerate the renewable energy transition, before we incinerate our only home... Time is running out,” UN secretary general Antonio Guterres said.

Security upped, Gyanvapi pond area now a fortress

The ablution pond had been sealed on Monday on the orders of Varanasi civil judge (senior division) Ravi Kumar Diwakar. This was soon after a lawyer representing one of the plaintiffs in the Shringar Gauri worship case claimed the ongoing survey had revealed
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Security upped, Gyanvapi pond area now a fortress

The ablution pond had been sealed on Monday on the orders of Varanasi civil judge (senior division) Ravi Kumar Diwakar. This was soon after a lawyer representing one of the plaintiffs in the Shringar Gauri worship case claimed the ongoing survey had revealed a shivling hidden under the water.

Hardik Patel quits Congress with ‘chicken sandwich’ barb

Hardik Patel alleged that it was almost as if the party didn’t want to do anything good for Gujarat. At the national level, its role was restricted to creating roadblocks at a time when the country was seeking solutions to various issues, he said.
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Hardik Patel quits Congress with ‘chicken sandwich’ barb

Hardik Patel alleged that it was almost as if the party didn’t want to do anything good for Gujarat. At the national level, its role was restricted to creating roadblocks at a time when the country was seeking solutions to various issues, he said.

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