Maharashtra Covid-19 cases cross 1 lakh, India total tops 3 lakh-mark

Covid-19, infections in India passed two grim milestones. Maharashtra saw its Covid-19 cases cross the 1 lakh-mark while the country saw the number of infections cross the 3 lakh-mark in the last 24 hours. Read More
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Centre issues guidelines for opening malls, religious places

The government has issued a set of guidelines or the standard operating procedure (SOP) for reopening of offices, malls, hotels, restaurants and religious places. Meanwhile, authorities are concerned about Covid-19 rise in rural India. Read More
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Supreme Court suggests home delivery or indirect sale of liquor

The Supreme Court suggested the state governments that they may consider allowing home delivery of liquor or its indirect sale to prevent crowds from gathering at liquor shops and throwing caution to the wind in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. Read More
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Now, SC says free COVID-19 tests only for poor in private labs

On Monday, the Supreme Court modified its earlier ruling and said only the poor will be eligible for free testing for coronavirus infection in private labs. In its earlier order last week, the court had said free testing should be available for all. Read More
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Kamal Nath resigns as Madhya Pradesh CM ahead of floor test

Kamal Nath, the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, announced his resignation from his post just hours ahead of a floor test in the state assembly as he didn’t have the numbers to cross the halfway. Read More
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Maharashtra: Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar resign, Uddhav to be new CM

The Maharashtra political fiasco, which started with the Shiv Sena walking out of the alliance with the BJP over the post of the CM, ended with Devendra Fadnavis resigning as the CM. This now clears the way for Uddhav Thackeray’s Shiv Sena, Sharad Pawar’s NCP and the Congress to form government. Read More
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Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde takes oath as 47th CJI

Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde, the most senior judge in the Supreme Court after former CJI Ranjan Gogoi retired, sworn in as the 47th chief justice of India by the president, Ram Nath Kovind, at a ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhavan. CJI Bobde will hold office of the top judge of the country until April 23 Read More
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Ayodhya case comes to an end, SC gives disputed land to Hindus

A five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court of India, led by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, unanimously delivered the long-awaited verdict in the decades-long Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri masjid Ayodhya land-dispute case. Hindus have been allowed to build a temple on the contested site. Read More
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Ahead of SC verdict, public gatherings banned in Ayodhya

As the Supreme Court started final hearings in the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri masjid case, the Faizabad district authorities have banned public gatherings in Ayodhya town, where the disputed site is. Read More
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ED petitions SC for Chidambaram’s custodial interrogation

The Enforcement Directorate has filed a counteraffidavit in the Supreme Court claiming that it has sufficient evidence to justify arrest of former finance minister P Chidambaram for money laundering under PMLA and his custodial interrogation is necessary to fully unravel the truth. Read More
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