Bihar education minister Mewa Lal Chaudhary, whose appointment to the post had triggered a controversy on account of a corruption taint, on Thursday tendered his resignation, barely three days after being sworn in as a member of the Nitish Kumar cabinet.
The Supreme Court today restored a PIL, which was dismissed earlier, challenging the constitutional validity of Centre's newly enacted three farm laws on a ground that Parliament lacked power to make legislations on the subject as 'agriculture' is a state subject in the Constitution.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced hiking fines for not using face masks from Rs 500 to Rs 2,000 and increasing the number of beds for Covid-19 patients at hospitals amid a massive Covid-19 surge. He also appealed to the people not to celebrate Chhath at ponds and other water bodies in the city.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his counterpart from Luxembourg Xavier Bettel held a virtual summit today, covering a wide spectrum of bilateral relationship.
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