The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) candidates won the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) elections that were held on Wednesday. ABVP's Ankiv Basoya has won the posts of president, Shakti Singh has won the post of vice president while Jyoti Choudhary has bagged the position of joint secretary. Meanwhile, NSUI candidate Akash Choudhary has won the post of secretary.
The Bihar government on Thursday announced an interim relief of Rs 1 lakh to the victims of mob lynching. According to a tweet by ANI, the Nitish Kumar government in the state said it will give an additional 2 lakhs after the investigation into the lynching incident is completed. The tweet further added saying that the matters in this regard will be heard in a fast track court within a time period of 6 months.
President of India Ram Nath Kovind has appointed Justice Ranjan Gogoi as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI). Justice Gogoi will assume office on October 3, 2018, after the retirement of the current CJI Dipak Misra. Earlier in September, the Chief Justice Misra had written to the government recommending the name of Justice Gogoi. His name was sent after the Law Commission requested Justice Misra to name his successor.
The seasoned Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Rohit Sharma were among the limited overs specialists who left for Dubai on Thursday to take part in the Asia Cup 2018. To be played in the 50-over format by six teams, the Asia Cup starts from Saturday.
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Politics remains rife over fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya's claim that he met then Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and offered to settle dues before leaving for London. Congress continues to attack Jaitley over the claims, but Arun Jaitley has denied the claims of Mallya categorically.