Rajasthan: Father, Son Burnt Alive While Saving Livestock in Hanumangarh

Surjit Singh (45) and his son Kalu (15) were burnt alive in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh district. Fifteen goats and some chickens also died in the blaze. The father-son duo suffered severe burn injuries while trying to save the animals. The bodies have been kept at a government hospital mortuary.
#Rajasthan #SensitiveSubjects #LawGovernment #PublicSafety


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Russia's Lavrov sees no reason for Sweden, Finland to feel unsafe; avers...

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov accused the NATO military alliance of using Sweden and Finland territories for expanding eastward. He said that he found nothing new in both countries seeking NATO membership. Russia will keep a close eye on the way the US and NATO use their territory for expansion and will act accordingly.
#Lavrov #NATO #Russia #LawGovernment #Government


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CBI books Karti Chidambaram for getting visas for Chinese nationals for ₹50L

Karti Chidambaram named as an accused number one in an FIR filed by the CBI. He is accused of facilitating visas of 263 Chinese nationals for a power company. Karti allegedly received ₹50 lakh as a bribe 11 years ago when his father was the Union home minister. Four others have also been named in the FIR.
#KartiChidambaram #CBI #Chinese #LawGovernment #Government


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J'khand IAS Officer Suspension: ED Presents Sealed Report on Shell Cos,...

Puja Singhal is in ED custody in connection with money laundering cases linked to alleged embezzlement of MGNREGA funds. The court was hearing a PIL that claimed several shell companies were formed to launder money. The matter adjourned the matter to be heard on May 19.
#ShellCos #LawGovernment #Government


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Delhi Civic Bodies Set to Be Dissolved in 5 Days, SDMC Goes Wednesday

South Delhi Municipal Corporation’s term set to end on Wednesday. The other two civic bodies will be completing their terms on May 19 and May 22, respectively. The Union home ministry will issue a separate notification for dissolving the three civic bodies and unifying them. The central government will appoint a ‘special officer’ to run the new unified civic body.
#DelhiCivicBodies #LawGovernment #News


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Gujarat HC Declines to Interfere With Civic Body Notice on Removal of Madrasa

Gujarat High Court dismisses petition filed by Waqf committee challenging notice issued by Surat Municipal Corporation. Court said it was not inclined to interfere with the ongoing process related to the religious school. The committee was first issued a notice by the SMC on October 1, 2021, for the removal of illegal construction.
#LawGovernment #Government #CourtsJudiciary


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A mixed bag for Abhishek Banerjee, wife in encounter with ED in Bengal coal scam

The Supreme Court asked the Enforcement Directorate to question Abhishek Banerjee and his wife Rujira in connection with a coal scam case in its Kolkata office rather than in Delhi. The top court, however, also said that the state shall provide adequate police protection to the ED officials.
#AbhishekBanerjee #Bengal #LawGovernment #Government


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UP: CM Yogi chairs cabinet meeting; Ministers laud PM Modi for 8-yr tenure...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a visit to Uttar Pradesh while returning from Nepal. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath held a meeting with the state cabinet, where everyone lauded PM Modi on completing eight years as the MP of Varanasi. The entire cabinet congratulated the Prime Minister for his successful tenure of 8 years.
#Yogi #Varanasi #LawGovernment #Government #News


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US drug regulator clears COVID booster shot for healthy kids aged 5-11

Pfizer’s shot is the only COVID-19 vaccine available for children of any age in the U.S. Those ages 5 to 11 receive one-third of the dose given to everyone 12 and older. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention must decide whether to formally recommend the booster for this age group.
#Pfizer #COVID #Health #HealthConditions #InfectiousDiseases


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US: Indian American student 'choked for four minutes' by classmate in Texas...

Shaan Pritmani, an Indian American student, was assaulted and choked for over four minutes by a white student at Coppell Middle School in Texas. A video has been shot by classmates of the student being bullied and shared online. The school suspended the assaulted student for three days while the student who choked him was suspended for a day.
#ShaanPritmani #IndianAmerican #Texas #SensitiveSubjects #JobsEducation #Education


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'Ukraine a Crime Scene', Says ICC Chief Prosecutor as 'Largest-ever' Team...

The International Criminal Court has sent a 42-member team to Ukraine to probe alleged war crimes since the Russian invasion. The team comprises investigators, forensic experts and support staff and will work with Ukrainian authorities. ICC prosecutor Karim Khan said “Ukraine is a crime scene” as he later visited the town of Bucha near Kyiv.
#KarimKhan #ICC #Russian #Ukrainian #Ukraine #LawGovernment #PublicSafety #CrimeJustice


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Suvendu Adhikari moves Calcutta HC after police search his MLA office...

Leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari has filed a petition in Calcutta High Court after he claimed that his Nandigram office was searched without a warrant by police. Police raided the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader's MLA office on Sunday. The police allegedly conducted a search allegedly without any prior intimation and without the presence of any magistrate.
#SuvenduAdhikari #BharatiyaJanataParty #LawGovernment #Government #News


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Mundka Fire: CM Arvind Kejriwal meets locals who helped in rescue Ops; hails...

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal met the local people who helped during the rescue operation of the Mundka fire mishap that claimed 27 lives. A massive fire broke out in a building near Delhi's Mundka metro station on Friday, May 13, evening. The Delhi CM hailed the people for showing concern even though their lives were at risk.
#ArvindKejriwal #Delhi #News #Politics #LawGovernment


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Karnataka governor Thawar Chand Gehlot gives nod to ordinance for...

Karnataka Governor Thawar Chand Gehlot gave his assent to the Right To Freedom of Religion Ordinance. The move to bring in the anti-conversion law in the state had drawn criticism from the opposition and Christian groups. Archbishop of Bengaluru Peter Machado met the governor and appealed to him to refrain from giving assent.
#ThawarChandGehlot #Bill #RightToFreedomofReligionOrdinance #Karnataka #News #Politics #LawGovernment


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Ensure 'zero cross-border infiltration': Amit Shah tells security forces...

Amit Shah held a review meeting in New Delhi on the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir. He directed security forces and police to conduct coordinated counter-terrorism operations pro-actively. Shah said to fulfill PM Narendra Modi’s vision of a prosperous and peaceful Jammu & Kashmir.
#AmitShah #AmarnathYatra #NewDelhi #LawGovernment


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SC collegium recommends Justice Amjad A Sayed of Bombay HC as next chief...

Justice Mohammad Rafiq, the present chief justice of the Himachal Pradesh High Court, is likely to retire on May 24. Justice Sayed is the second senior-most judge at the Bombay High Court after Chief Justice Dipankar Datta. He was part of the bench which, in 2016, had passed directions against ‘illegal’ installation of loudspeakers at religious places.
#AmjadASayed #BombayHC #LawGovernment #Government #CourtsJudiciary


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Chinese visa scam: Karti Chidambaram's emails accessed; MHA official’s alarm...

A large tranch of emails have been traced by the CBI and after going through the evidence, the agency has come across a specific transaction of Rs 50 lakh. The company had allegedly assured Chidambaram's close aide S Bhaskararaman that they would pay a certain amount of money if the re-issuance of visas was assured, notably beyond the provisions of the Ministry of Home Affairs.
#KartiChidambaram #MHA #Chinese #LawGovernment


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NATO member Turkey against Finland Sweden seeking alliance membership

Sweden joins Finland in seeking NATO membership, ending more than two centuries of military nonalignment. Turkey, a NATO member itself, is against both countries seeking membership. Turkey says they should not be allowed to join because they have been too lax in taking action against Kurdish militants. Sweden's prime minister warns citizens to brace themselves for Russian counter-actions.
#NATO #Kurdish #Russian #Turkey #News #Politics #LawGovernment


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UPSC CDS, NDA Notification 2022 to be out tomorrow, check details here

The NDA&NA C.D.S. Examination (II) will be held on September 4, 2022. UPSC CDS, NDA Notification will be released on May 18, 2022. The online application will begin tomorrow and the last date for the June 7.
#UPSCCD #JobsEducation #Education #StandardizedAdmissionsTests


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‘Question minister at 8pm’: Judge orders CBI probe in Bengal teacher recruitment

Calcutta high court orders probe into alleged irregularities in recruitment of teachers in West Bengal. West Bengal's junior school education minister Paresh Chandra Adhikary to appear before the agency at 8pm on Tuesday. Petition alleges the minister’s daughter Ankita was recruited as a teacher in 2018 though she secured lower marks than the petitioner Babita Sarkar.
#PareshChandraAdhikary #CBI #Bengal #LawGovernment


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