Delhi LG sanctions Roy’s prosecution in 2010 case
Delhi Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena on Tuesday granted prosecution sanctions against author Arundhati Roy and former Kashmir University Professor Sheikh Shokwat Hussain in a old case in which the two had raised demand of separation of Jammu and Kashmir from India .
The two had been booked from Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA ) and IPC Section 124 A ( sedition ) act .
The case was put in abeyance after Supreme Court order that all cases related to 124A be put in abeyance .
Israel retake Gaza border areas as toll crosses 3,000
Israel said that it captured Gaza border areas from Hamas militants , as the War’s death toll passed 3000 on Tuesday . PM Benjamin Netanyahu has warned that the Israel’s military campaign was only the start of the of a sustained war to destroy the start Hamas and ” change the Middle East ” . Fears of a regional conflagration have surged amid expectation of a looming Israeli. ground incursion in Gaza .
The death toll in Israel has surged to 900 while 765 people have been killed so far in Gaza .
Hamas Gunmen killed more than 100 people in the Kibbutz of Beeri alone , said Moti Bukjin , a Volunteer with Charity Zaka .
The military said that it’s forces has taken over the border along Gaza and have dislodged Hamas fighters from more than a Dozen towns .
” Around 1500 bodies of Hamas ( fighters ) have been found in Israel aroind the Gaza strip” .said Army Spokesperson Richard Hencht .
Modi speaks to Netanyahu
India ” unequivocally ” condemns terrorism that hit Israel on Saturday , PM Narendra Modi said on Saturday.
” I thank PM Netanyahu for his phone call and Providing an update on the ongoing situation , people of India stand firmly with Israel in this difficult hour . . India strongly and unequivocally Condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations ” said Mr. Modi in his remarks on X.
Mr Netanyahu called a number of World leaders including US President Joe Biden .
Palestinian Ambassador Adnan Abu Alhaija said on Tuesday that India’s solidarity with the Palestinian cause dates back to Mahatma Gandhi’s time and it’s influence and stature over key players in West Asia make it well placed to play a crucial role defusing the crisis arising out of Israel Hamas conflict .In an interview to PTI he told that India is a ” friend ” of both Israel and Palestine and it is ” qualified ” to work towards bringing down the tension and contribute towards the solution of Palestine issue .
Skill scam is clear cut case of embezzlement. A.P. government tells SC
Andhra Pradesh ( AP ) police on tuesday in supreme Court said that the Charges against Mr. Naidu in skill development scam case was a ” clear cut ” one of embezzlement and not remotely related to his duties in public office .
Police said that Chandrababu Naidu had indulged in the scam in a deliberate and calculated manner causing huge loss to the exchequer .
Section 17A of IPC talks about offense by a Public servant regarding his duty .
Second spaceport of ISRO to be set up in two years in T.N.
The second spaceport of ISRO , which will be dedicated exclusively for Small Satellite Launch Vehicle ( SSLV ) developed by the private sector will come out in 2 years in Kulasekarapattinam in Thoothukudi district of TamilNadu .
” This is of use only for the private the private sector because there will be ISRO rockets launched from there . The SSLV will be completely transformed to private sector ” InSpace chairman said .
SC sets oct 31 for hearing electroral bonds case .
Supreme Court has fixed 31 October date for hearing a slew of petitions challenging the electrical bond schemes .” We are here to decide the case ” , CJI DY Chandrachud observed .The court greed to the Petitioners urging focus on primarily on two aspects :
● The legalization of anonymous donations to the political parties
● Violation of citizens right to information about the funding of political parties , promoting corruption.
The two issues concern violation of Articles 14 , 19 and 21 of the constitution .
Electoral bond schemes was passed as Money bill , circumventing Rajya Saba in 2017 .
Net direct tax collections up 21.8% to ₹9.57 lakh cr
India’s net direct tax collections grew 21.8 % to 9.57 lakh crore by October 9 , surpassing over half of the budget estimates for this year . With personal income tax revenue rising 32.5% and corporate tax increasing 12.4%.
NewsClick founder official sent to Judicial custody for 10 days
A Delhi Court on Tuesday sent NewsClick founder Prabir Purkayastha and Human Resource Department head Amit Chakraborty to judicial custody for 10 days in UAPA ( Unlawful Activities Prevention Act ) case registered against them by Delhi Police .
Delhi Police said in court that the accussed was not criticizing ( the govt ) but spreading propaganda at the behest of a country ( China ) that is inimical to India .
First test flight of Ganganyaan Mission scheduled on Oct 21 .
ISRO will conduct its test flight for Gaganyaan mission in October 21 . Crew Module ( CM ) and Crew Escape System ( CES ) will be tested under this .
The test involves launching of the module to outer space and bringing it back to earth and recovering it after touchdown in the bay of Bengal .
The navy personnal have already started mock operation to recover the module .
The CES is used when any problem in launcher occurs , then astranaut can go to CES and CES will separate from remaining flight and bring them back to earth or sea .
Befor manner ” Gaganyaan ” mission , there will be a test flight next year , which will carry ” Vyomiyra ” the framle robot astranaut .
Morbi bridge tagedy : SIT indicts contractor for for serious lapses
Almost a year after Morbi bridge tragedy that killed over 135 people , SIT of Gujrat govt has indicted the Oteva Group for ” serious lapses
Tanzanian President gets JNU honorary doctorate
The Jawaharlal Nehru University conferred doctorate to Shamia Suluhu Hasan , the first woman Presdoent of Tanzania , o. Tuesday .
The recognition is in appreciation of her pivotal role in fostering strong India in fostering stronger India – Tanzania relations , promoting economic diplomacy and achieving success in regional integration and miltilaterism .
IMF raises India’s FY24 GDP Growth forecast to 6.3%
IMF on Tuesday released World Economic Outlook report in which it raised India’s FY24 GDP growth forecast to 6.3% from 6.1%.
Global lender sees Current Account Deficit to remain at 1.8% of GDP in FY24 and FY25.
Global lender sees retail inflation in the South Asian nation quickening to 5.5% in 2023/24 before easing to 4.6% in 2024/25 .
Israel pounded Gaza as people scramble for safety in enclave
Israeli warplanes hammered the Gaza strip neighborhood on Tuesday , reducing building to rubble and sending people scrambling to find safety to tiny , sealed off territory .
Aid Organisations plead for creation of humanitarian corridor , warning that hospitals , overwhelmed with wounds running out of supplies .
The Israel military said that it struck hundreds of targets in Rimal , an upscale district home to ministries of Hamas run government , universities , media organizations and aid agency offices .
Israel is using a tactic ; Warning the civilian and then hitting the target with unprecedented intensity .
Hasina unveils largest project built with Chinese aid
Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday inaugurated the 82 km Padma Bridge Rail link , the countries largest infrastructure project built under China’s Belt and Road Initiative .
Eight foot statue of Mahatma Gandhi unveiled in South Africa
An eight foot statue of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled by Indian High Commissioner Tolstoy farm on Sunday . Mahatma Gandhi during his stint in South Africa had founded Tolstoy farm .
29 killed in army strike on camp for displaced in Myanmar : rebel
Chinese coast guard claims to have chased away Philippines ship
China’s Coast Guard claimed to have chased a Phillipines ship from a disputed Scarborough shoal .Beijing said that Philippines ship had sailed into water next to the Scarborough shoal and ignored ” multiple calls ” to turn back .