Sachin Pilot, the rebel in the case, was fired as deputy chief minister and head of state, offices he had simultaneously occupied. The move came shortly after he failed to attend a second meeting of party deputies, at which he was asked to make peace.
The CBI obtained custody, until July 16, of the five Sattankulam police officers involved in the deaths of the merchants P. Jayaraj and J. Benicks. The five defendants were brought before the Madurai chief judicial magistrate on Tuesday. Chief Judge T.V. Hemanandakumar awarded CBI custody of then Inspector Sattankulam, Sridhar, Deputy Inspectors Balakrishnan and Raghu Ganesh, Chief of Police Murugan and Officer Muthuraj. The CBI plans to bring the accused to court on July 16.
On Tuesday, the Indian and Chinese military commanders began a crucial round of negotiations to end a limited-time disconnection process for hot spots like Pangong Tso and Depsang. The talks will also cover arrangements to withdraw large numbers of troops and weapons from rear bases along the effective control line (FTA) in eastern Ladakh, government sources said. The lieutenant general’s fourth round of general talks began around 11:30 a.m. at a designated meeting point in Chushul, on the Indian side of the LAC region, the de facto border between the two countries, the sources said. The Indian delegation is chaired by Lt. Gen. Harinder Singh, commander of the Leh-based XIV Corps, while Major General Liu Lin, commander of the southern Xinjiang military region, led the Chinese side.
The poet Varavara Rao, 81, entered the Neurology Department of the JJ Hospital after he began to feel dizzy. Rao, who is in Taloja Central Prison on charges related to the Bhima-Koregaon case, was admitted to the public hospital on July 13 in the morning for tests.
The number of coronavirus cases reported in India was 9,32,445, with a number of deaths of 24,271. The Union Department of Health said today that recovery rates in 20 states are above the national average of 63%. Of these, Uttar Pradesh has a recovery rate of 64%, Odisha 67%, Assam 65%, Gujarat 70%, and Tamil Nadu, 65%. The ministry added that 86% of active coronavirus cases in India were limited to 10 states. Meanwhile, the Bihar government has announced that the full state foreclosure will run from July 16 to 31.
UK mobile service providers will not be able to buy new Huawei 5G equipment after December 31, and they will also have to remove all Huawei 5G kits from their networks by 2027. British digital secretary Oliver Dowden made this announcement in the House of Common. The move, which follows Washington’s concerns about the security of the company’s Chinese 5G technology, could delay the launch of 5G in the UK by a year.
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court alluded to the possibility of establishing a commission, headed by a retired judge, to investigate the UP police meeting with the murder of the history of the man Vikas Dubey and his associates last week, as well as the murder of eight police officers in the Bikru village in Kanpur. In response to PILs seeking an investigation by CBI or NIA under judicial supervision of the two incidents, the court gave the UP government until Thursday to tell the court “what kind of committee” it wanted. The case will be examined on July 20.