News Dabba 27 July: 5 stories across the web for a balanced news diet
Here are the daily updates that the internet is talking about through various news websites.
Anushka Vani brings you the daily updates that the internet is talking about through various news websites. Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from Singapore extending Rajapaksa’s visit pass, SC order that money laundering arrests are not arbitrary, live updates from Parliament’s monsoon session, the need for India and Pakistan to revisit the Karachi Ceasefire Agreement, to the custodial deaths in India since 2020.
Singapore extends Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s visit pass by 14 days, The Hindu
The Hindu reported that the Singapore government has issued a new visa to former Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa, which extended his stay in the country by another 14 days, till August 11. According to the report, Rajapaksa had arrived in Sri Lanka on a private visit from the Maldives after he fled from Sri Lanka. Read the full report on The Hindu.
NDTV’s report talks about SC’s order which says that money laundering arrests are not arbitrary
NDTV in today’s report has mentioned that the Supreme Court has backed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) with a crucial judgment that rejects almost all objections that were raised against the probe agency regarding several powers, including initiating an investigation, the power to arrest and others. The report has also provided a 10-point cheat sheet to this big story that includes, petitioners’ argument that said that the power to arrest the accused without informing them of grounds for arrests or evidence is unconstitutional. Read the full report on NDTV.
Quint brings live updates from Parliament’s Monsoon Session 2022: Day 8
On the eighth day of the Parliament’s Monsoon session 2022, the Quint updates that the Aam Admi Party (AAP) MP Sanjay Singh has been suspended from Rajya Sabha for the remaining part of the current week for shouting slogans, tearing papers and throwing them towards the chair on Tuesday. Additionally, it mentions that both the houses have witnessed repeated adjournments that followed the uproar by the Opposition MPs over the suspension of a total of 23 MPs. Read the full report on Quint.
Siachen disputes need India and Pakistan to revisit Karachi Ceasefire Agreement, ThePrint
The Karachi Ceasefire Agreement, which was signed on this day 73 years ago, is the only legal document that deals with the region beyond NJ9842 which is the last demarcated point of the Line of Control (LoC), reports ThePrint. According to the report this Agreement between both India and Pakistan still remains the most important agreement which not only laid the groundwork for all subsequent agreements like the Tashkent and Shimla, but also established what is the de-facto border between the two nations today. Read the full report on ThePrint.
4,484 people died in police custody since 2020 as per government data, a report by The Swaddle
The Union Government on Tuesday shared data on the rise of custodial deaths in India. The figure mentioned in the reports says that at least 4,484 people have died in police custody over the past two years, with the state of Uttar Pradesh recording the highest share of custodial deaths, The Swaddle reports. It further adds that India’s documented custodial violence has steadily increased, with there being at least 2.544 cases in the last year itself. Read the full report on Swaddle.