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The Hindu Morning Digest – May 11, 2024

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses supporters outside Tihar Jail during the ongoing Lok Sabha elections in New Delhi on May 10, 2024, after the Supreme Court ruled in a money laundering case The case granted him temporary bail.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses supporters outside Tihar Jail during the ongoing Lok Sabha elections in New Delhi on May 10, 2024, after the Supreme Court granted order in a money laundering case He was released on interim bail. Photo credit: PTI

Arvind Kejriwal on bail | Supreme Court notes that grant of interim bail is based on specific facts of each case

The Supreme Court order in the Arvind Kejriwal case said interim bail is granted on the basis of the specific facts of each case. A bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Dipankar Datta therefore rejected any inclination to use an interim bail order in Mr Kejriwal’s case as a future judicial precedent.

NCW writes to EC seeking probe as Sandeshkhali woman withdraws complaint

The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Friday said a woman from West Bengal’s Sandeshkhali was forced by the ruling Trinamool Congress party to withdraw her complaint and asked India’s Election Commission (EC) to look into the matter.

12 Naxalites killed in clashes with security forces in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh

Chief Minister Vishnu Deo Sai said that on May 10, at least 12 Naxalites were killed in clashes with security forces in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district. Police earlier said the shootout took place in a forest near Pidiya village under the jurisdiction of Gangaluru police station while a team of security personnel was conducting anti-Naxal operations.

Kejriwal vows to save country from dictatorship after being released from Tihar

Minutes after walking out of New Delhi’s Tihar jail on May 10, Delhi Chief Minister and AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal asked supporters rallying outside the prison to save the country from dictatorship. Earlier in the day, the Supreme Court granted interim bail to Mr Kejriwal and he was released soon after.

India supports Palestine’s bid to become a full member of the United Nations

India voted in favor of a UN General Assembly draft resolution on May 10, which stated that Palestine is eligible and should be admitted as a full member of the United Nations and recommended that the Security Council “favorably” “reconsider” the matter.

Wrestler sexual harassment case | Delhi court orders charges against Brigitte Bhushan Singh

On May 10, a Delhi court filed charges of sexual harassment and outraging modesty against Brij Bhushan Singh, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Kaisarganj and former president of the Wrestling Federation of India. Mr Singh will now face trial for allegedly harassing five female wrestlers.

Ministry of Health releases guidance on confirming heatstroke and heat-related deaths

The Union Health Ministry has issued standardized guidelines for identifying heat stroke and heat-related deaths in the country. The guidance, developed jointly by the National Program on Climate Change and Human Health (NPCCHH) and the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC), is designed to help hospitals understand the criteria for labeling a death as heat-related/heatstroke and introduce evidence-based medical decision-making processes.

Haryana cabinet to meet on May 15; Congress urges Governor to impose presidential rule and hold assembly elections

The Haryana cabinet has met on May 15 after three independent MLAs withdrew their support to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the state, triggering political turmoil. Sources said the cabinet is likely to decide to convene a state assembly meeting to prove the government’s majority.

Prajwal Revanna sexual assault case: Another rape case against Hassan MP

Hassan MP Prajwal Revanna, who is “absconding”, has been accused of multiple sexual abuses and has been booked for rape in a separate case. This is the second rape case against him. Prajwal was booked for rape in the first case on May 2.

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra calls Amisi ‘holy place’ of her late fatherkarmabhumi

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday highlighted the Gandhi family’s decades-long association with Aamish. Ms Vadra asked voters to support the Congress candidate and described Amisi as her late father’s “Kamabhoomi and her own “holy place”.

European Commission rebuts Haq’s letter to India bloc parties, says it seeks to push biased narrative

The Election Commission has refuted a letter written by Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge to his colleagues in the Indian National Development Inclusion Alliance (INDIA), which said there were “discrepancies” in the voting data released by the election panel. The European Commission called Mr Haag’s letter an “attempt to push a biased narrative under the guise of seeking clarification”.

PM Modi accuses Congress of conspiring to erase Hindu faith

On May 10, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi lashed out at the Congress Party, accusing the opposition party of plotting to erase the Hindu faith from the country.

After 18 months, China sends ambassador to India

After China was without an ambassador to India for 18 months, senior diplomat Xu Feihong arrived in Delhi on Friday to take office as the 17th ambassador to India, according to Chinese state media. china international television reported.

IPL-17: GT vs CSK | Gill and Sai Sudharsan manage to escape CSK attack

The last time Gujarat Titans faced Chennai Super Kings at the Narendra Modi Stadium, B. Sai Sudharsan scored a brilliant 96 in the IPL 2023 final but ended up losing. Against the same opponents on Friday, Sai Sudharsan went on to score his first IPL hundred (103, 51b, 5×4, 7×6) after being asked to bat to keep the Titans at bay The three batted for 231 to win.

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