Delhi Violence: Around 27 people, including one police man and an Intelligence Bureau officer, have been killed since Sunday in the violence that broke out in northeast Delhi, according to doctors from GTB (Guru Teg Bahadur) and Lok Nayak hospitals. Major clashes broke out between groups protesting in favour and against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in northeast Delhi on Sunday which progressed into full-fledged communal riots.
Nitish Kumar: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday said that children would be taught to keep off from the porn sites, which he said was a leading cause of crime against women. The awareness drive would be carried under “Unnayan” scheme, already in action in the state-run schools across Bihar, he said.
SC on Delhi Violence: A bench comprising Justices S K Kaul and K M Joseph said it will not expand the scope of petitions filed in connection with the protests at Shaheen Bagh by looking into the pleas on violence. The Supreme Court on Wednesday termed unfortunate the incidents of violence in Delhi but refused to entertain pleas on them.
Google: Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai announced in a blog post today that the company is going to invest more than $10 billion in offices and data centres across the US this year. Google currently has a presence in 26 states across the US and all the investments made this year will be focused on 11 of those. Namely – Colorado, Georgia, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New York, Oklahoma, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington and California.
Rajnikant: Rajinikanth hit out at the Central government by saying, “It is an intelligence failure and hence home ministry also failed. Protests can happen peacefully but not in a violent manner. If violence breaks out, it should be dealt with iron hands,” ANI quoted Rajinikanth as saying.
USA on Delhi Violence: USA foreign affairs house committee chairman Eliot Engel said: The right to protest is a key aspect in democracy, but they must remain peaceful and police must ensure the safety of all.” The committee is responsible for foreign policy legislation and oversight.
Samajwadi Party: MP Azam Khan, his wife Tanzin Fatima and son Abdullah Azam were on Wednesday sent to judicial custody by a local court in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh after their bail application in a case related to the alleged forgery of Abdullah’s birth certificate was rejected by a local court.