News Dabba for 27 March 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet
Here are the daily updates that the internet is talking about through various news websites.
Indie Journal 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 the Opposition's Black protest in Delhi, more storms feared after the Mississippi tornado, to the Israeli government in crisis on Netanyahu's judicial plan.
More storms feared after Mississippi tornado, BBC reports
More severe weather could be on its way to the US state of Mississippi following the tornadoes which killed 26 people, the governor has warned. BBC reports that Governor Tate Reeves said significant risks remained in parts of the state. Hundreds of people have been displaced in the wake of the tornadoes which tore through Mississippi and Alabama on Friday night. The report says Friday's tornado was the deadliest in the state of Mississippi in more than a decade. Read the full report here.
The Hindu: Opposition MPs stage Black protest over Adani issue
Wearing black clothes, several Opposition MPs on Monday took out a march from parliament to Vijay Chowk. The Hindu reports that the march was to protest against the government over the Adani issue and Rahul Gandhi's disqualification from the Lok Sabha. The Opposition has been seeking a joint parliamentary committee probe into the allegations of corporate fraud and stock price manipulations against the Adani Group. The report says Holding a huge "Satyamev Jayate" banner and placards with "save democracy" written on them, the MPs proceeded towards Vijay Chowk where they staged a sit-in. Trinamool Congress, which has so far stayed away from opposition protests, joined the sit-in, the report adds. Read the full report here.
Israeli govt in crisis on Netanyahu's judicial plan, Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera reports that Israel’s President Isaac Herzog has called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the ruling coalition to halt its divisive judicial changes plan. The President, as per the report, said that this was “for the sake of the unity of the people of Israel, for the sake of responsibility”. The appeal on Monday by the head of state underlines the alarm that the proposals have caused and comes after a dramatic night of protests across Israel. The President normally does not get involved in politics. The report further says that the pressure on Netanyahu is mounting, with the country’s main labour union announcing a general strike, and calling for the prime minister to withdraw his plan. Read the full report here.
NDTV on Rhino carcass with missing horn found in Assam's Kaziranga
The carcass of a one-horned rhinoceros was detected by the forest staff at Kaziranga National Park in Assam, a senior park official said on Monday. NDTV reports it was allegedly killed by poachers. The park recorded zero rhino deaths due to poaching in 2022, the first time since 1977. Two rhinos each were killed in 2020 and 2021. The report says the carcass of the animal, with its horn missing, was found in Bormer wetland by the staff of Kathpara camp. Read the full report here.
SC dismisses plea against order seeking job for Hathras victim's family member: The Quint
The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a petition challenging the Allahabad High Court's order directing the state government to consider giving a job to a family member of Hathras rape victim. The High Court order was challenged by the Uttar Pradesh government. It had also sought the relocation of the victim's family from Hathras. The top court expressed surprise that the state government had objected to this. The report says that the court had passed the verdict after taking into consideration the socio-economic backwardness of the family and the rights granted by the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989. Read the full report here.