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Delhi Police patrol the northeast district where riots broke out in February. At least 53 people had died in the violence | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

HC vacates stay on bail to school owner as Centre-Delhi tussle over riots case continues

Between the Union govt and the Delhi govt, the Delhi Police has a battery of lawyers tussling over who will represent it in the communal riots case.
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Over 3.47 lakh have recovered so far, 2.2 lakh active cases: India’s latest Covid numbers

ThePrint’s daily Covid tracker that brings you the numbers that matter — from total cases, tests done and recoveries to positivity rate and deaths.
Medics interact with a patient at a help desk, set- up in view of coronavirus pandemic, at Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad on 14 March

Prior Covid testing not required before admitting pregnant women, Delhi govt tells HC

The AAP govt said tests can be conducted simultaneously with the treatment and if the result is positive, the pregnant woman would be transferred.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal | PTI

Delhi’s Covid situation not terrible, has been brought under control: Arvind Kejriwal

In an online address, Kejriwal said it was predicted that there will be 60,000 active cases in the city by 30 June, but presently there are around 26,000.
A medic clicks a selfie after collecting blood samples for serological survey to analyse the spread of COVID-19, at Paharganj in New Delhi | PTI

Delhi’s Covid recovery rate at 66.03% is higher than national average

In June, the national capital added over 64,000 fresh cases to its tally, while over 47,357 patients recovered, were discharged or migrated.
The usually crowded Jama Masjid in Delhi during the coronavirus lockdown | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Delhi’s Jama Masjid to reopen for namaz from 4 July: Shahi Imam Ahmed Bukhari

The mosque had earlier reopened on 8 June after a gap of over two months in Unlock 1.0. However, it was later shut as coronavirus cases spiked in the national capital.
Union Minister Amit Shah at Parliament | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePirnt

Move over Arvind Kejriwal, Amit Shah is now the super CM of Delhi

After being missing in action since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, Home Minister Amit Shah is now making Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal’s govt look weak & inept.
Serological survey conducted by National Centre for Disease Control to ascertain the spread of Covid-19 in Delhi | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Door-to-door survey in Delhi’s Covid containment zones to be completed by 6 July

A Delhi government official said the authorities have screened 3.68 lakh people in containment zones so far in the survey launched last week.
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Coronavirus in numbers: India adds 1 lakh new cases in 6 days, recovery rate 58.67% now

ThePrint’s daily Covid tracker that brings you the numbers that matter — from total cases, tests done, and recoveries to positivity rate and deaths.
A policeman is tested for Covid-19 in Chennai | Photo: ANI

Telangana has highest Covid ‘R’ value of 1.69, India’s overall figure now 1.11

India’s ‘R’ value declined from 1.13 on 20 June to 1.11 until 26 June. Delhi’s ‘R’ value, which has been consistently erratic, has reduced to below 1.26 until 26 June.

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Indian lawsuits allege former Wirecard COO played key role in deals later mired in disputes

The suits allege Marsalek took part in negotiations leading to the acquisition of Hermes by a Mauritius-based private equity fund in 2015.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets soldiers who were injured in Galwan Valley clash, during his visit to Ladakh, in Leh on 3 July 2020 | ANI

Modi dares China, tells Indian Army ‘our enemies have seen your fire and fury’

China sees Modi’s visit as an attempt to ‘escalate’ the situation. Experts say the visit was a powerful message to China to not escalate the matter.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

India must believe threat of war is real, even if Chinese build-up is coercive diplomacy

India invented coercive diplomacy with Op Parakram. But unlike Pakistan back then, it must never blink, be prepared for war, and wear out the Chinese.