Evening News Nuggets
The Union Health Ministry informed that India recorded 39,796 new COVID-19 cases, including 723 deaths in the last 24 on Monday.
Officers in charge of police stations in Assam have been directed to deliver ‘quick service’ in regard to filing charge sheets against crimes such as rape, murder, arms and drug smuggling on priority and submit reports regarding the same within six months.
The Supreme Court, on Monday, said that the practice of police registering FIRs under Section 66A of the Information Technology (IT) Act, which the apex court had struck down in the 2015 judgement of Shreya Singhal Case is 'unlawful' and a violation of its judgement.
The Border Security Force (BSF), Meghalaya Frontier, on Monday, seized over 1190 magnet pieces from Dawki, located along the Indo-Bangladesh border.