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Morning Digest | 27 dead in massive fire near Delhi’s Mundka metro station; SC declines to stay J&K delimitation report, and more

By The Hindu Bureau

Supreme Court declines to stay J&K delimitation report

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Centre to file an affidavit responding to a challenge to the delimitation exercise undertaken in Jammu and Kashmir following the abrogation of Article 370 and bifurcation of the State. However, the court did not accept an oral plea made by petitioners to stay the tabling of the final draft report of the Jammu and Kashmir Delimitation Commission in Parliament.

27 dead in massive fire near Delhi’s Mundka metro station

At least 27 persons were killed and 12 injured when a massive fire broke out in a four-storey commercial building near Mundka metro station in Delhi’s Outer district on Friday evening, the Delhi police said.

Congress plans massive organisational overhaul

A “one family, one ticket” rule, restrictions on successive tenures for office-bearers, 50 under 50 rule to ensure that half of the party posts are given to people under 50 years of age and in-house survey mechanism are among the major organisational changes that the Congress is all set to bring about after the three-day  Nav Sankalp chintan shivir that got under way on Friday.

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27 dead in massive fire near Delhi’s Mundka metro station
Owners of the company where the blaze broke out detained; PM announces ₹2 lakh ex gratia.
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President Biden pledges his support and said the US ‘will work’ with the two countries in case of ‘aggression’.
The number of civilians killed in Ukraine since the beginning of the war is ‘thousands higher’ than official figures, UN says – as it happened
Ukraine’s president cautioned against creating a pressure of expecting ‘certain victories’, however, in his nightly address
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