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SC to constitute panel to probe PM security breach

Two SC judges pull out of Krishna water case

Justice Chandrachud hails from Maharashtra, Justice Bopanna is from Karnataka

Top court to urgently hear hate speeches case

Two lakh more got jobs in 9 sectors: govt. survey

Union Labour Ministry releases July-Sept 2021 employment figures; three more reports in progress

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Apply for citizenship, East Pak. immigrant told

Rape punishable but marital relationship is different: HC

‘Non-marital and marital relationship can’t be parallelised’

Ghaziabad most polluted city, says NCAP report
Delhi in 2nd spot with highest PM 2.5 level

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Manipur government issues ‘disturbed area’ notification

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Bugle for restraint

However adversarial, elections should not allow for a socially divisive campaign

Boosting protection
Vaccination must be accompanied by COVID appropriate behavior

The sail that Indian diplomacy, statecraft need
Striking the right balance between continental and maritime security will enable India’s long-term security interests

The rise of collaboratives for social impact
The emphasis on inclusion, equity and justice, and formal collaborations could make a mark in India’s social sector

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Amendments that are unnecessary

Why a national database of registered births and deaths is not required

A BIT to review
The Committee on External Affairs’ report on India and BITs has novel suggestions but is lacking in some aspects

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MHA seeks more time to frame CAA rules

Without the rules being framed, the Act cannot be implemented; the third extension expired on Jan. 9

New Directors appointed at 4 IITs
They are professors with strong industry links and policy experience

T.N. govt. allows Jallikattu in spite of surge in COVID-19 cases
Double vaccination and COVID-negative certificate must

India, South Korea to hold bilateral talks

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Suu Kyi sentenced to 4 years in prison

Charges include illegal possession of walkie-talkies; ousted leader faces a total six-year prison term

‘Coup’ bid defeated, Russian troops will leave: Tokayev
Leaders of ex-Soviet countries discuss Kazakhstan situation

‘No one should interfere in China-Lanka ties’
Chinese Foreign Minister proposes a ‘forum on the development of Indian Ocean island countries’

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‘Chip shortages to persist in the wake of third wave’

Firms coping with situation: Moody’s

Text & Context
Understanding the protests in Kazakhstan

GST reform needs a new grand bargain