Bombay HC says no court can compel accused to admit or deny document; dismisses plea by RSS man against Rahul Gandhi | India News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Bombay high court on Monday dismissed a petition filed by an RSS functionary Rajesh Kunte for orders to enable him to rely on a transcript in a defamation complaint that he filed against Rahul Gandhi. Kunte had challenged a Bhiwandi magistrate’s order of 2018 that rejected his plea to admit in evidence a transcript …

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A Harsh New Reality for Afghan Women and Girls in Taliban-Run Schools

KABUL, Afghanistan — The director of a girls’ school in Kabul desperately wants to learn details of the Taliban’s plan for girls’ education. But she can’t attend the weekly Taliban committee meetings on education. They are for men only. “They say, ‘You should send a male representative,’” the director, Aqila, said inside the Sayed Ul-Shuhada …

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‘Why are more kids getting Covid?’: Dr. Gupta takes children’s questions about the virus – CNN Video

CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta took on one of the hardest interviews, taking questions from children. He met with elementary students in Atlanta to answer their questions about Covid-19 and how to stay safe. They spoke outside in masks in compliance with school policy. Source: CNN CNN

OkCupid Introduces Feature in Support of Abortion Rights

The dating service OkCupid has introduced a way for users to clearly indicate their support of abortion rights: a “pro-choice” badge that appears prominently in a dating profile. Melissa Hobley, OkCupid’s chief marketing officer, said the feature was created in response to the passage of Senate Bill 8, which has made abortion essentially illegal in …

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California’s New Housing Laws: Here’s What to Know

No matter where you live, you’re probably familiar with the exorbitant cost of housing in California. The state’s median home price has crept above $800,000, more than double what it is nationwide. Among the 50 biggest cities in the country, we’re home to the top four most difficult places to afford a mortgage. And half …

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assembly: AIMIM to contest Gujarat Assembly polls, state unit to finalise seats: Owaisi | India News – Times of India

AHMEDABAD: The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) will contest the 2022 Assembly elections in Gujarat and the party has already started preparations for the polls, its president Asaduddin Owaisi said on Monday. He said the AIMIM state unit will finalise the number of seats to be contested in Gujarat, which has a bipolar politics for …

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India plans to resume vaccine exports starting next month.

India’s health minister said on Monday that the country would resume exports of Covid-19 vaccines, five months after halting shipments during its own devastating wave of infections. The health minister, Mansukh Mandaviya, said that exports would resume starting next month, and that the vaccines would help fulfill India’s commitment to Covax, the United Nations-backed vaccine …

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