DH Evening Brief: SC refuses to stay EC order recognising Shinde camp as real Shiv Sena; Delhi gets its Mayor in AAP's Shelly Oberoi

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Last Updated : 22 February 2023, 12:52 IST

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Setback for Uddhav camp as SC refuses to stay EC order on Shiv Sena name & symbol

The Supreme Court refused to stay Election Commission's order recognising Shinde-led group as the 'real' Shiv Sena, on Wednesday.

"They have succeeded before EC. We can't stay the order at this stage,"said the apex court.

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Shelly Oberoi becomes Delhi Mayor; AAP calls it defeat of 'hooliganism'

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday congratulated the people of Delhi over AAP councillor Shelly Oberoi's win in the Mayoral poll and hit out at the BJP saying the public won and the "goons" were defeated.

Oberoi defeated BJP councillor Rekha Gupta by 34 votes in the election to the top post in the first meeting of newly elected Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD).

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Govt asks states, UTs to make 6 years minimum age for Class 1 admission

The Ministry of Education has directed all states and Union Territories to fix the minimum age for admission in Class 1 as six years, officials said on Wednesday.

According to the new National Education Policy (NEP), the foundational stage consists of five years of learning opportunities for all children (between 3 to 8 years) that includes three years of preschool education and then Classes 1 and 2.

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Gujarat HC orders Oreva Group to pay Rs 10 lakh compensation to kin of Morbi bridge collapse victims

The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday ordered clock-making firm Oreva Group to pay Rs 10 lakh as interim compensation to each family of 135 victims, who were killed in the Morbi suspension bridge collapse, and Rs 2 lakh to 56 individuals who sustained injuries. The amount is in addition to Rs 10 lakh already paid by the state government.

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SC to consider plea for hearing on hijab matter in Karnataka

The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to look into a plea for hearing on a permission sought by a group of students to allow them appear in annual examinations in Karnataka's Pre-University Colleges with their head scarf.

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Published 22 February 2023, 11:36 IST

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