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Families of victims of the Punjab hooch tragedy mourn in Tarn Taran district | Photo: ANI

Punjab hooch tragedy toll 104, Congress leaders join opposition chorus for stricter action

SAD accuses 5 MLAs of ‘involvement’, demands probe led by HC judge. AAP’s Kejriwal asks for a CBI inquiry, Amarinder tells him to mind his own business.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal | Photo: ANI

Kejriwal cabinet rejects Delhi Police’s choice of lawyers for February riots cases

In a Tuesday meeting, Delhi cabinet directs home department to appoint ‘the best lawyers for a fair and impartial trial’.
A health worker draws a blood sample as part of the serological survey in Delhi | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Serological survey kicks off in Delhi as national capital’s Covid cases surge

The serological survey is being conducted to assess the actual spread of the Covid infection. 
Representational image | ANI

L-G bars home quarantine in Delhi for first 5 days after Covid diagnosis, AAP cries foul

Home quarantine was barred in Delhi after the health ministry allegedly found the capital had been allowing it even for severe cases in congested areas.
A file photo of AAP leader Atishi. | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht/ThePrint

AAP MLA Atishi tests positive for Covid-19, presently home quarantined

According to her party colleagues, Atishi was tested Tuesday for novel coronavirus and the results showed she was positive Wednesday.

AAP shares images of Covid bed facility at Pragati Maidan, Congress MLA says it’s in Mumbai

AAP members and several pages on social media shared the post, claiming that a 2,500-bed Covid-19 facility was being set up in Delhi’s Pragati Maidan.
Medical workers collecting samples for Covid-19 in New Delhi | Representational Image | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Delhi changes testing eligibility as it reverts to ICMR norms, to ramp up capacity 3 times

Aam Aadmi Party govt in Delhi had earlier this month altered ICMR guidelines to rule out testing asymptomatic people.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Don’t be shocked by Kejriwal anymore, his new game is to be ‘aam’ Bharatiya Janata Party

By staying on the sidelines during Delhi riots and sanctioning Kanhaiya’s prosecution, Arvind Kejriwal and AAP are playing BJP's game in BJP's market.
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh during the Budget session of Punjab Vidhan Sabha in Chandigarh last week

Punjab assembly seeks to make Punjabi compulsory first language in all schools

Resolution states functioning of courts & govt offices should be done in Punjabi & that laws will be brought in to punish those ‘working against Punjabi language’.
Toxi smog engulfed Delhi Thursday | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Three ways by which Delhi’s Kejriwal govt can fulfil its promise to curb air pollution

On Delhi air pollution, the AAP government shouldn't throw its hands up but formulate a concrete plan.

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GPS, watch out. Here comes China with a better satellite navigation system

China has launched the final leg of its BeiDou Navigation Satellite system, or BDS, completing the build-out of a network that competes with US’ GPS and Europe’s Galileo.

Jugaad and Covid pose new threats to India’s diesel consumption

Rise of natural gas & electric vehicles will crimp diesel demand over longer-term, but coronavirus is adding to the pressure by cutting economic activity.

Defence

File image of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Photo: ANI

Govt will take more steps towards indigenisation of defence infrastructure, says Rajnath Singh

Kick-starting the 'Atmanirbhar Week' in the defence sector, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said the govt is looking to expand defence manufacturing capability in India.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi redefined secularism with Ram Mandir as Hindu voters were fed up of Sonia-Left version

Assumptions that Indian secularism died with Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan are bunk. It is enshrined in the Constitution, and is worth preserving.