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Case filed against unknown people in leaking of the Rashmi Shukla report at the Mumbai cyber cell police

Maha govt had claimed that the Official Secrets Act was violated when the former State Intelligence Commissioner’s report was found with BJP’s opposition leader Devendra Fadnavis.

Production sharing contract of Centre with Vedanta to produce oil from Barmer block cannot be extended unconditionally: HC

Centre’s demand of 10 per cent more share in profit from oil produced from Barmer block to extend contract with Vedanta not unreasonable: HC

BJP will enact laws to prevent “love and land jihad”

– Home Minister Amit Shah tells election rally in Assam

BJP will not allow AIUDF chief Badruddin Ajmal to become symbol of Assam’s identity

– Home Minister Amit Shah at poll rally

PM Modi meets political leaders from 14 Party Alliance along with convener in Bangladesh

Action will be taken against those who are found responsible. Compensation will be given to families of the deceased. Most of the patients who have died were on the ventilator. I offer my condolences & seek apologies from affected families

– Maharashtra CM, on Bhandup fire incident

ISSF World Cup: India’s Vijayveer Sidhu wins silver medal in men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol

Burberry becomes first luxury brand to suffer Chinese backlash over Xinjiang

Burberry has lost a Chinese brand ambassador and its hallmark tartan design was scrubbed from a popular video game, becoming the first luxury brand assailed by the Chinese backlash to Western accusations of abuses in Xinjiang.

Dawoodi Bohra community in Bangladesh welcomed PM Modi in Dhaka today

“PM Modi upon his arrival here met us. We requested him to enable the visit of Syedna sahib to Bangladesh,” said the Bangladesh representative of the spiritual head of Dawoodi Bohra community.

UPDATE: 10 patients die as fire breaks out at Mumbai mall hospital

SC extends its order asking to maintain status quo on the supply of water to Delhi till April 6

Reports ANI

SC reserves its order on a plea filed by Gautam Navlakha, an accused in the Bhima Koregaon violence case, challenging the Bombay High Court order rejecting his plea for default bail

IND vs ENG 2nd ODI: England win the toss and opt to bowl first against India, in Pune

India is currently leading the three-match series 1-0.

Supreme Court reserves its order on Rohingya refugees case

India provided 2 million vaccines as gift and PM Modi, on the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh and 100th anniversary of father of our nation, is giving another 1.2 million vaccines as a gift. They assured that the contract will be met on time, We would like to buy more

– Bangladesh Foreign Minister

PM Modi assured our PM that if India develops vaccine, Bangladesh will get it at the same time: Bangladesh Foreign Minister

He kept his word and with this, he has won the hearts & minds of people. We paid for it in advance: Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen

Ratan Tata tweets on the SC judgment

Congress names Dr Chinta Mohan and Satish Jarakiholi as party candidates for by-election to Tirupati-SC Parliamentary constituency, Andhra Pradesh and Belgaum Parliamentary constituency, Karnataka, respectively

Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen on PM Modi’s visit to the country

  • Focus of the visit is celebration. Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina & PM Modi have reached such height of diplomatic maturity that we’ve been resolving all our critical issues through dialogue & discussion: Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen
  • Without a single bullet, we’re achieving our goals. For India, their eastern border is secured because of strong relationship with Bangladesh. For us, land boundary finalised, maritime boundary with India finalised, water sharing of Ganga finalised: Bangladesh Foreign Minister

Lawaypora terror attack: Terrorist associates Muzaffar Mir & Javaid Sheikh who had provided logistic support arrested

Local LeT terrorist Nadeem Abrar Bhat & 2 other terrorists who executed the attack are on the run. The vehicle used in the attack seized: Kashmir Zone Police

Punjab: Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh committee members block Amritsar-Delhi railway track in Amritsar

Reports ANI

SC starts hearing a fresh plea seeking immediate release of detained Rohingya refugees in Jammu

SC restrains the Centre from implementing any order regarding deporting them to Myanmar

SC rejects appeal by Sushant Singh Rajput’s sister Priyanka Singh challenging Bombay HC order refusing to quash FIR lodged against her on complaint by Rhea Chakraborty

Bangladesh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi signs the visitors’ book at National Martyrs’ Memorial in Dhaka

PM Modi in Dhaka

Three members of family rescued from burning house in south Delhi’s Greater Kailash-1: Police

SC reserves its judgement on petitions challenging the constitutional validity of a Maharashtra law that grants reservation to the Maratha community in education and jobs

Maratha reservation: A five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court also reserves the judgement on the issue of whether SC’s 1992 verdict of capping reservation at 50 per cent needs re-examination.

SC leaves issue of valuation of Tata Sons’ shares open

SC: Pleas by Cyrus Investments, Sterling Investments dismissed

Tata Sons-Cyrus Mistry case: Supreme Court in its judgement says that all the appeals filed by Tata Sons against Cyrus Mistry are allowed. Leave it to Tata Sons, Mistry to take the legal route to resolve issues of shares, adds SC

SC rules in favour of Tata Group, junks appeals by Mistry

SC refuses to stay electoral bonds for assembly elections

SC: Electoral bonds were released earlier without impediment

Delhi HC sets aside single judge order directing Centre to extend till 2030 its contract with Vedanta, ONGC to produce oil from Barmer block

All set for first phase of Assam Assembly Polls

Passengers to be put on ‘no-fly’ list for violating COVID-19 norms: Hardeep Singh Puri

As the COVID-19 cases in the country are surging, Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday said that the airport authorities have been directed to put passengers on the ‘no-fly’ list if they do not follow the SoPs and guidelines to curb COVID-19.

Delhi: Two people died during cleaning of a septic tank in the Patparganj Industrial area yesterday

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Union Ministers Arjun Ram Meghwal and Giriraj Singh release Bharatiya Janata Party’s manifesto for upcoming Puducherry elections

Death toll rises to nine in fire at Sunrise Hospital in Dreams Mall at Bhandup West, says Chief Fire Officer, Mumbai Fire Department

PM being accorded Guard of Honour upon his arrival in Bangladesh

A Timeline: Tata Sons Vs Cyrus Mistry

  • Dec 17, 2020: SC reserves judgment.
  • Dec 8, 2020: Final hearing commences before 3-judge Bench headed by CJI.
  • Sept 2020: SC restrains Shapoorji Pallonji Group from pledging any of its shares in Tata Sons for fund raising
  • Feb 2020: Cyrus Mistry files cross-appeal against NCLAT judgment
  • Jan 2020: SC stays NCLAT judgment
  • Jan 2, 2020: Tata Sons challenges NCLAT decision before SC.
  • Dec 2019 – NCLAT allows the appeal and overturns the NCLT judgment; holding that removing Cyrus Mistry as Chairperson is illegal.
  • July 2018 – Mumbai Bench of NCLT dismisses Mistry’s petition holding that the Board of Directors are competent to remove the Chairman

Mistry appeals to the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal

  • Feb 21, 2017: Chandrasekaran takes over

Mistry then files a suit alleging oppression and mismanagement in Tata Sons.

  • Feb 2017 – Shareholders vote for the removal of Mistry from the board of Tata Sons
  • Oct 2016 – Mistry removed from the Chairperson’s post
  • Dec 2012 – Cyrus Mistry takes over as Chairperson of Tata Sons Limited

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India’s Tejaswini Sawant and Sanjeev Rajput win gold medal in 50m rifle 3 positions mixed team event of shooting World Cup

Veteran journalist and author Anil Dharker passes away

Train services affected at 32 locations, 4 Shatabdi trains cancelled: Indian Railways

Protesters are sitting at 31 locations across Punjab and Haryana spanning Delhi, Ambala & Firozepur division affecting rail movement.

Mumbai: NCB arrested Shadab Batata, son of drugs supplier Farooq Batata last night

NCB conducted raids in Lokhandwala, Versova and Mira Road areas during which drugs worth approx Rs 2 crores were seized.

South Korea’s Minister of National Defence, Suh Wook pays tribute at the National War Memorial in Delhi

He is on a three-day visit to India during which he will hold discussions on India-South Korea defence cooperation with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.

Satyagraha’ ends atrocities, arrogance: Rahul Gandhi on Bharat Bandh

Delhi Police closes both carriageways of NH-24 passing through Ghazipur border in view of Bharat Bandh called by farmer unions protesting against agri laws

Dhaka: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to arrive in Dhaka today on his two-day visit to Bangladesh

PM Modi will attend the Bangladesh National Day program today.

Punjab: Protestors block railway track in Amritsar as a mark of protest against the three agricultural laws during ‘Bharat Bandh’ called by Samyukt Kisan Morcha

Former RBI deputy governor KC Chakrabarty passes away

Bharat Bandh begins; rail, road transport likely to be affected

According to a statement issued by the SKM, the bandh has been called for the repeal of three agricultural laws, for law on Minimum Support Prices (MSP) and procurement, cancellation of all police cases against farmers, rollback of “electricity bill and pollution bill” and for reducing prices of diesel, petrol and gas.

Odisha declares closure of educational institutes

The front gates of state secretariat Lok Seva Bhawan will be closed at 10:15 am and all the passage will be regulated through rear gates. Security check of identity cards and passes of the employees and visitors will be intensified, the home department said.

Delhi-UP Border

Fire breaks out at a hospital in Mumbai’s Bhandup; rescue operation on

Two casualties have been reported in fire incident. Rescue operation for 76 patients admitted to COVID care hospital is underway. Level-3 or level-4 fire broke out on first floor of a mall at 12.30 AM. Around 23 fire tenders present at the spot: DCP Prashant Kadam

Traffic movement is closed on Ghazipur (Delhi-UP) border NH-24 (both carriageway): Delhi Traffic Police

Farmers’ protest: Adequate security in place for Bharat Bandh today, says Delhi Police

All personnel of the Delhi Police will be on the ground on Thursday as part of arrangements made by the police force for the Bharat Bandh called by farmer unions against the central farm laws. Delhi Police said security arrangements include Police Control Room (PCR) vans, Quick Response Team (QRT) vans and motorcycle patrolling teams.

US adds India to list of countries affected by African swine fever

In a federal notification issued on Thursday, the United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) said India has been to the list of regions “we consider to be affected” with African Swine Fever (ASF.)

PM Modi to embark on two-day visit to Bangladesh today

Prime Minister Modi will depart for Bangladesh at 07:45 am and will arrive in Dhaka at 10:00 am. After his arrival, he will attend an event at the National Martyr’s Memorial at 10:50 am.

US university to pay over $1 bn in gynecologist sex abuse settlement

A top California university has agreed to pay more than $1 billion to hundreds of women who accused a former campus gynecologist of sexual abuse, lawyers representing plaintiffs said Thursday. University of Southern California reached agreements totaling $852 million that were revealed at a Los Angeles court Thursday, on top of $215 million resulting from an earlier federal class action in 2018.