The pristine, azure waters lapping at the skirts of uninhabited Varosha contrast sharply with the dilapidated, crumbling buildings lining the beachfront of this abandoned suburb of Famagusta.
Centre requests Supreme Court to set a deadline for speedy trials of tainted MLAs, MPs, and former MPs
The Center informed the Supreme Court on Wednesday (September 16, 2020) that it would welcome any order for speedy trial of political leaders facing criminal charges and corruption cases. The central government said that the apex court may fix a time limit for the hearing of pending cases against legislators.
India on Wednesday recorded as many as 63,508 new coronavirus cases and 730 deaths in the last 24 hours, the lowest in months, according to Union health ministry data. India’s COVID-19 tally crossed 72 lakh-mark with Maharashtra recording the highest number of cases. The total cases of coronavirus infections stand at 7,239,389 while the death toll climbs to 1,10,586. Of these active cases, 8,26,876 recovered, according to the health ministry.