Rajasthan High Court ordered the police to examine the threat and give security, if necessary, to a married woman and her live-in partner. The ruling contradicts decisions from other High Courts throughout the nation. When convicted offenders of serious crimes are given the right to life and liberty, there is no rational justification to deny the same protection to individuals in a "legal/illegal relationship," the judgment read.
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A woman was awarded Rs. 2 crore by National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission in compensation after professionals at the salon at Hotel ITC Maurya gave her the utmost bad haircut in 2018. Reportedly, the Delhi-based woman is a hair model. ''She lost her expected assignments and suffered a huge loss which shattered her dream to be a top model,'' the Redressal commission said.
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In an ironic manner, attackers dressed as lawyers shot a Gangster Jitendra alias Gogi dead inside Delhi's Rohini court number 206 on September 24. In response, Delhi Police's Special Cell also fired, leading to the death of two attackers, identified as Tillu Tajpuria gang's members. However, three people died during the shootout and one woman lawyer also got injured. Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana also verified the incident.
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After adopting the new liquor policy, the Delhi govt ordered all private liquor shops to remain shut between October 1 to November 16. The government liquor stores will completely stop operating from November 17. Reportedly, Delhi currently owns 573 stores out of 849, and the rest 276 shops are run by private sellers. However, a government official said, ''Thing will improve for sure, once the new stores are open.''
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Owing to the re-opening of schools in Tamil Nadu, Health Secretary J Radhakrishanan revealed that almost 400 students in the state have tested positive for covid-19. Besides, the state health department is regularly monitoring the situation as the infection rate is at its peak. However, the situation in the state was not alarming and most of the cases were isolated and sporadic.
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The world's highest electric vehicle charging station was inaugurated in Himachal Pradesh's Lahul and Spiti district on September 23. The station is situated at 500 ft in Lahul and Spiti's Kaza area. Talking about the inauguration, Kaza's SDM, Mahendra Pratap Singh said, ''If the station gets a good response, more station would be set up.'' Meanwhile, two women also drove electric scooters from Manali to Kaza to promote sustainable energy.… read-more
YV Subba Reddy, the chairperson of TTD made it mandatory that devotees visiting Lord Venkateshwara Temple at Tirumala must carry negative RT-PCR test reports or vaccination certificates along with them. However, the RT-PCR report should not be more than 72 hours old and devotees can book tickets online. TTD has also started issuing SSD tokens for free darshan and only 2,000 pilgrims are allowed to visit every day.
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The Himachal Pradesh Disaster Management Authority (HPDMA) said heavy rainfall in the state claimed 10 lives in the past 24 hours on September 23. The rain also caused road accidents and damaged 16 houses, roads, nine cow sheds. Reportedly, the natural disaster has caused a loss of Rs 1,108 crore so far. Moreover, as many as 432 people also died due to the rainfall in the last 130 days.
To strengthen the Indian Army's defence capabilities, the Defence Ministry on September 23 placed an order to purchase 118 advanced versions of Arjun Tanks, MBT Mk-1A, in Chennai. The tank, developed by DRDO, is equipped with all-terrain mobility, invincible multi-layered protection, and can also work in day & night conditions. Reportedly, 118 tanks cost Rs 7,523 crore and the production of tanks will employ over 8,000 people.
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Following the death of two civilians and injury to several others, including policemen, the Assam Government has initiated a judicial probe into the matter. The scuffle between the personnel and the people in the Darrang district Dhalpur area broke out following the police launched an anti-encroachment drive on September 23. Reportedly, people on the spot started pelting stones at the police that led to retaliatory firing for safety. … read-more
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