The Cabinet approved the draft National Medical Commission Bill, 2017, which seeks to replace the existing apex medical education regulator Medical Council of India (MCI) with a new body to ensure transparency.
The Bombay High Court issued an interim order directing the Mumbai University to ensure that students appearing for undergraduate and postgraduate examinations are provided with "supplements" or extra answer sheets if they require it to complete their answers.
Delhi Lt. Gov. Anil Baijal asked chief secretary Anshu Prakash to coordinate with the authorities concerned to integrate self-defence training programmes for girls in the school curriculum in the national capital.
Maharashtra minister Vinod Tawde told the state Legislative Assembly that criminal complaints could be filed against those found guilty for the chaos and delay in Mumbai University results earlier this year.