In Karnataka, amid tussle for CM seat, more claimants emerge in Congress
The impasse in the Congress selecting the next chief minister (CM) in Karnataka spawned a litany of demands on Tuesday — a surprise third contender throwing his hat in the ring, regional leaders hopeful of taking advantage of the stalemate, multiple claimants jostling to take the deputy CM’s position, and even influential community bodies trying to push their own men, trying to take advantage of the delay.
3 pleas seek ASI survey of entire Gyanvapi mosque
Three applications were filed in the Varanasi district court on Tuesday seeking a survey by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) of the entire Gyanvapi mosque complex, including a disputed structure that Hindu sides call a Shivling but Muslim groups say is part of a fountain.
‘Illegal construction rampant in Delhi, seal of 66% shut areas tampered’
Sixty six percent of the properties shut down in the Capital for illegal constructions over the last five years were found with their seals tampered with, and no concrete action against the violators was taken by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi amid “rampant corruption”, a Delhi assembly panel on urban development has said.
Post-SC order, Delhi LG sends services files to AAP govt.
Delhi lieutenant governor (LG) VK Saxena on Tuesday sent files related to services to the Delhi government, a few days after the Supreme Court granted control over services to elected government except those related to land, police and public order, officials aware of the matter said.
Inheritance of loss: Partition Museum to open in Delhi on Thursday
A confluence of letters, documents, clothes, photographs, and other memorabilia sourced from families whose members migrated to India in the aftermath of the subcontinent’s Partition will give visitors to Delhi’s first Partition Museum a peek into the manner in which the Capital experienced the world’s largest migration.
Dust particles can cause lung damage, sore throat: Doctors
Delhi was shrouded in a cloud of dust on Tuesday, with the air quality index (AQI) dipping to 254 in the poor category from Monday’s average reading of 162 (moderate).
As wrestlers demand action, impasse takes a toll on key events before Asiad, Olympics
At a time when India’s top wrestlers are fighting for action against former Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh for alleged sexual harassment, a series of decisions (or the lack thereof) by the sport’s administrators in the wake of the crisis are taking a heavy toll on India’s top Olympic sport.
Karnataka suspense lingers as Siddaramaiah, DK Shivakumar lay claim for CM chair
The Congress leadership met Karnataka chief ministerial aspirants Siddaramaiah and DK Shivakumar in New Delhi on Tuesday but both sides refused to cede ground despite hectic negotiations as the party grappled to strike a delicate balance that would satisfy the two stalwarts.
Wildlife panel set to scrutinize Manipur lake resort proposals
The standing committee of the national board for wildlife (NBWL) willhold a meeting in Manipur to discuss diversion of 82.54 ha of forest land to build a golf course (42.14 ha) and a resort (40.40 ha) within the eco-sensitive zone of the Keibul Lamjao National Park and Khongjaingamba Ching Sanctuary for the proposed Loktak Lake eco-tourism project of the state government.
2,736 defence items on domestic shopping list since 2021
The government on Tuesday said 164 defence items that were under an import ban, and used in tanks, infantry combat vehicles, missiles and warships, have been indigenised in a fresh push for self-reliance.
Source: Hindustan Times
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