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    ​​The CM's appeal came in the backdrop of an uptick in coronavirus cases in the state, especially in Mumbai where more than 100 new cases were reported for the second straight day on Wednesday. Thackeray's call came after he held a review meeting with divisional commissioners, municipal commissioners, Zilla Parishad CEOs and top police officials in view of the rise in coronavirus cases.

    "Constitution provides separation of power among three organs and the harmonious function between three organs strengthens democracy. While discharging our duty, we should be mindful of Lakshman Rekha," Chief Justice of India (CJI) N V Ramana said. The allegedly orchestrated violence after the March 21 murder of Trinamool Deputy Panchayat leader Bhadu Sheikh is being probed by the country's premier investigative agency. Eight members of a family were charred to death on March 21 night in the arson. China suspended scientific cooperation after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, according to Russian Academy of Sciences president Alexander Sergeev. ET has learnt Russia has reached out to India for collaboration in specific sectors following Beijing's move. India casino online The apex gurdwara body SGPC demanded apology from the CM saying that his visit in an alleged inebriated state was a violation of 'Sikh maryada' (code of conduct) and against the reverence of the Guru's house. The active cases comprise 0.04 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.74 per cent, the ministry said. An increase of 821 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. The decision was taken during a high-level meeting chaired by Rai with senior officials, including those from the Delhi Agricultural Marketing Board (DAMB) and the Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC). A bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao and B R Gavai said bodily autonomy and integrity are protected under Article 21 of the Constitution. The top court said the current COVID-19 vaccine policy cannot be said to be manifestly arbitrary and unreasonable. Nadda, who addressed the BJP state executive meet at Hospet in Karnataka on Sunday, held a closed-door meeting with Bommai on filling up the vacant positions. The state is due to face assembly polls in a year, and this is going to be the last cabinet exercise. In his petition, the petitioner has sought a direction to the Centre to enact "only Uniform Law for Trust and Trustees, Charities and Charitable Institutions, and Religious Endowments and Institutions" and claimed that Waqf properties cannot enjoy any "special rights" which have not been given to other Trusts, Charitable and Religious Institutions being run by non- Islamic religious group., A three judge bench headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar took note of the assurance given by the Uttarakhand government that authorities are confident that no untoward statement will be made during the event and all steps as per decisions of this court will be taken.
    PM also talked about that the recently-inaugurated Pradhan Mantri Sangrahalaya (prime minister's museum) and highlighted that it is becoming the center of attraction for the youth, which is "connecting them with the precious heritage of the country".
    There is not even an iota of doubt over the seriousness of both these applicants as well as the government. The final evaluation will begin soon. The pre-evaluation has already progressed well. So, there are absolutely no mixed signals.

    Meanwhile, Union Home Minister Amit Shah spoke to the Delhi Commissioner of Police and Special Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) over the Jahangirpuri incident and asked them to maintain law and order, according to official sources.

    Clashes broke out between two communities during a Hanuman Jayanti procession in northwest Delhi's Jahangirpuri on April 16, leaving eight police personnel and a local resident injured. According to police, there was stone-pelting and arson during the clashes and some vehicles were also torched. The ED is expected to question all the accused and probe their financial dealings.

    While the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) will take stock of the situation on April 20, the doctors said that the meeting should have been held here in view of the recent daily spurt in cases and the major spike in the positivity rate.
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-21 20:56:38 )