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File photo of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in Bhopal | ANI

Shivraj govt in a bind as ex-Congress MLAs named in MP ‘poll cash’ case are now in BJP

EC order is based on CBDT report that names several ex-Congress MLAs who defected to the BJP, including two cabinet ministers. MP govt to speak to EC in first week of January.
Representational image | IIT Kharagpur | Commons

IITs are govt-funded, must implement quota policy while hiring staff, says OBC panel head

National Commission for Backward Classes chairperson Bhagwan Lal Sahni hits out at govt panel recommendation to exempt all 23 IITs from implementing quota policy.
Sonu alias Saquib's mother Sanjeeda claims he has been framed because of his religion | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

UP Muslim teen meets Dalit girl for ‘pizza outing’, lands in jail under anti-conversion law

Teen accused of trying to elope with the minor girl and convert her to Islam. But the girl's father — the complainant — claims he never made any such allegation.
Groups of migrants walk towards the Delhi-Ghaziabad border

Delhi to withdraw FIRs lodged against migrants during lockdown — Home Minister Satyendar Jain

Cases were registered in Delhi for violations of prohibitory orders during the lockdown that was announced on 24 March in view of the Covid pandemic.
Zomato delivery man (Representational image) | Facebook: Zomato Delivery Partners

A govt health scheme soon for Uber, Ola, Zomato & other gig and platform workers in India

The scheme being firmed up will be funded by the Social Security Fund, where gig companies will have to put aside 1-2% of their annual turnover. 

Congress MP Anand Sharma praises Centre, state govts for working together during Covid

Rajya Sabha MP Anand Sharma also said the way Modi govt decided and imposed lockdown was the right decision.
Representational image of construction work for the Mumbai Metro | File photo: ANI

Now, Uddhav govt targets Modi’s bullet train project land for Mumbai Metro shed

Bombay HC stayed Maharashtra govt’s move to shift controversial car shed from Aarey Colony to Kanjurmarg, so now it’s considering alternative plots of land.
UB City in Bengaluru | Commons

Cleaner, greener, well-connected — Yediyurappa’s grand plan under Bengaluru Mission 2022

Ahead of local civic body polls, Karnataka CM B.S. Yeddyurappa has released a blueprint for Bengaluru Mission 2022 that promises faster completion of Namma Metro and much more.
People watch TV at a store in New Delhi (representational image) | Amit Bhargava| Bloomberg

Draft National Broadcasting Policy coming soon, says top I&B ministry official

Additional Secretary Neerja Sekhar said stakeholders will also be consulted soon on a policy for animation, visual effects, gaming and comics (AVGC).
File image of underground tunneling work for Mumbai's Colaba-Bandra-Seepz or 'Metro 3' project | Photo: ANI

Big setback for Mumbai’s Metro 3 project as Delhi scores over Mumbai in BJP-Sena court clash

Bombay HC stays work on the car shed at the new location in Kanjurmarg after central government claims ownership of the land.

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