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Triple Talaq: Residents of Nizamuddin basti react to Supreme Court verdict

Residents of Nizammudin Basti speak about their opinions about the Supreme Court verdict on Triple Talaq.

Athawale’s call for reservations in Army revives old debate

Former defence minister Jagjivan Ram also wrote to then Army chief Manekshaw on caste-based quota policy
After Justice Jayant Patel quits, Lawyers’ body moves SC seeking collegium reform

SC rules triple talaq unconstitutional in 3:2 verdict

CJI Khehar and Justice Abdul Nazeer upheld triple talaq but asked govt to make a law in 6 months.
The Supreme Court has struck down the practice of instant triple talaq

Supreme Court says triple talaq is unconstitutional: A timeline of the case

A timeline of how the triple talaq case has progressed over the years.

Gorakhpur: Lapse in encephalitis vaccine programme could be the missing link

ICMR study points to low immunisation rate due to factors such as superstitions and lack of awareness among health officials.

IIT-JEE online test may have a ‘surprise element’

Sources said one key element of 2018 exam will be in the form of more single-answer questions than just the usual multiple-choice ones

Exclusive: Unemployment is low as people have to work to earn, says India’s chief statistician

Amid talk of jobless growth and the urgent need for India to create employment for its millions of young men and women, the Chief Statistician of India, T.C.A. Ananth, says there is not much evidence to show that the unemployment scenario may have worsened in the last three or four years. Anubhuti Vishnoi

Drain deaths: Cheap labour, distrust of machines keep manual scavenging alive

ThePrint takes stock of laws prohibiting this dehumanising practice and finds out why they are not being enforced despite disturbing statistics. Sabah K & Vandana Menon

Despite order, doctors of Gorakhpur’s BRD Medical College have thriving private practice

The government says it's cracking down on doctors violating its rule on private practice, due to which many doctors might run into trouble.  Kumar Anshuman in Gorakhpur
Chandigarh Police HQ

Stalking probe puts Chandigarh’s bureaucratic soup in the spotlight

With officers drawn from three cadres running the union territory, administration and law enforcement of Chandigarh is often uncoordinated and haphazard. Chitleen K. Sethi

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Migrants from Lucknow wait to board Shramik Special train to reach their native places at Panvel Railway Station, during the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown, in Navi Mumbai, on 20 May | PTI

Lockdown-stressed Indians would have defeated Modi if polls were held in June 2020: Study

India’s mental health crisis in the aftermath of strict lockdowns received little attention. Our study focuses on its political implications.
File photo of Reliance Group chairman Anil Ambani | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Anil Ambani’s Reliance Capital unraveling shows why RBI hates big business in banking

Reliance Capital joins a long list of Indian shadow banks that have keeled over since the sudden collapse of infrastructure financier IL&FS Group in September 2018.

Defence

Chief of Naval Staff Admiral R. Hari Kumar. | Photo by special arrangement

Admiral Hari Kumar takes over as Navy chief, all eyes on his approach to modernisation

Among the previous nine Navy chiefs, he is the fourth to have commanded INS Ranvir, a Rajput class guided missile destroyer.

What farm laws retreat by Modi govt tells us about ruling India like a CM with brute majority

No matter how dominant BJP is, India is a federation of states and it has CMs in only 12. Agriculture is largely a state issue, and most of India doesn’t follow it unquestioningly.
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