Newspaper Headlines: 25 MPs Test Positive For Coronavirus As Parliament Session Begins & Other Top Stories

Updated: September 15, 2020 07:58 IST

Newspaper Headlines: 25 MPs Test Positive For Coronavirus As Parliament Session Begins & Other Top Stories
Hindustan Times: At least 29 members of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha tested positive for the coronavirus in the run-up to Parliament's first session in almost six months, according to officials. The Centre told the Supreme Court on Monday that discussions were underway to implement the court's August 31 order to remove 48,000 slums located alongside railway tracks in the Capital, and ruled out the immediate evictions of their residents. Hindustan Times
Newspaper Headlines: 25 MPs Test Positive For Coronavirus As Parliament Session Begins & Other Top Stories
The Telegraph: The "disclosure" statements of two arrested students carry the disclaimers "refuse to sign". The operative parts are almost identical, including the spelling errors. The contents of the chargesheet were leaked to a section of media on Sunday night but a "misinterpretation" by some of the privileged group has landed Delhi police in hot water ahead of Parliament session. The Centre is considering "emergency authorisation" of coronavirus disease vaccination, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday, sparking surprise and speculation whether India is mulling mass inoculation of people without all required scientific assessment. The Telegraph
Newspaper Headlines: 25 MPs Test Positive For Coronavirus As Parliament Session Begins & Other Top Stories
The Asian Age: On Monday, Parliament sat for its monsoon session of Parliament. When MPs shuffled into their sanitised seating arrangement, the number of coronavirus cases has increase to 4.9 million cases and 80,000 deaths. The corona case load includes 25 MPs - 17 of the Lok Sabha and 8 of the Rajya Sabha. Former Jawaharlal Nehru University student leader Umar Khalid was arrested late on Sunday night for his alleged role in the northeast Delhi riots, sources said on Sunday. He was questioned by the Delhi Police Crime Branch for a couple of hours on September 2 in connection with the riots. The Asian Age

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