Mathura court agrees to hear plea for videography of Shahi Idgah
The petitioners, who included Manish Yadav, Mahendra Pratap Singh and Dinesh Sharma, have sought the appointment of an advocate commissioner for conducting the video survey in the Shahi Idgah mosque premises in Mathura. According to the petition, the petitioners have claimed that the Shahi Idgah mosque was built after demolishing a part of the Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi temple which was spread on 13.37 acre land.
Delhi HC fines ex-CBI director M Nageswara Rao over 'Twitter bluetick' plea
Dismissing his plea, a single judge bench of Justice Yashwant Varma said the court has already passed an order in the matter. The bench also came heavily on the petitioner during the course of the hearing. "We passed an order on 7 April. What has constrained you to approach the court immediately? Your client seems to have a lot of free time. Do you want a return gift from us," the bench remarked.
Bulldozer rolls near Delhi's Rithala metro station
As per latest reports, the drive is underway in the area of ward No 28 (from Rithala metro station to sector 24 traffic light) where encroachments are being razed to the ground. The demolished structures were illegally constructed on the pavement of the main road, i.e., on government land.
Delhi reports sharp decline in Covid cases, one new death
Meanwhile, the Covid positivity rate has marginally risen to 3.37 per cent, while the number of active cases has declined to 3,228. With 910 patients recovering in the last 24 hours, the total number of recoveries has gone to 18,71,311. The number of patients being treated in home isolation stands at 2,726.
Sharjeel Imam seeks relief from Delhi HC after SC stays sedition law use
In his fresh bail application, he said that since the top court has put sedition (Section 124-A of the Indian Penal Code) in abeyance, his case has improved for the grant of bail.
Noida: 80-year-old man held for 'digitally raping' minor girl
In a "digital rape", the accused person or the rapist uses his hands, toes, fingers or any other object for forceful penetration. The man, identified as Maurice Ryder, was also accused of committing obscene acts with the victim. Based on the minor's complaint, the police registered a case under sections 376 (rape), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code and section 5 and 6 of the POCSO act.
Extremely heavy rainfall warnings for NE India, Kerala for next five days
The IMD bulletin also said that the advance of Southwest Monsoon into the South Andaman Sea, Nicobar Islands and adjoining Southeast Bay of Bengal will be during next 24 hours. "Due to strong equatorial flow from Bay of Bengal to Andaman Sea in lower tropospheric levels, widespread rainfall with isolated heavy falls and thunderstorm/lightning/gutsy winds are very likely over Andaman & Nicobar Islands during the next five days."