Here are 10 of the latest news headlines of 07 March 2024

Here are 10 of the latest news headlines from India:

  1. Second Indian Dies Fighting for Russian Army: A young Indian man was duped into joining the Russian Army, marking the second such incident. This event underscores the issue of fraudulent agents tricking men from various Indian states into moving to Russia for work​​.
  2. Maldives Ends Agreement with India for Hydrographic Surveys: The Maldives will not renew its hydrographic survey agreement with India, as stated by President Muizzu. The decision aims for the Maldives to independently acquire the capabilities and equipment needed for such surveys​​.
  3. CBI Charges Ex-Officer of Lalu Yadav in Jobs Scam: The CBI has filed a charge sheet against a former officer of Lalu Yadav in a scam involving railway jobs exchanged for bribes. This marks a significant development in the ongoing investigation​​.
  4. ED Files Complaint Against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal: The Enforcement Directorate filed a court complaint against Delhi’s Chief Minister for failing to comply with its summons multiple times. This development intensifies the scrutiny on Kejriwal​​.
  5. Kerala CM Voices Concerns Over Attacks on Secularism: Kerala’s Chief Minister, Pinarayi Vijayan, expressed concerns about rising attacks on secularism and minorities in India, positioning Kerala as a safe haven for such communities​​.
  6. India’s Annual GDP Growth Projected Close to 8%: The Reserve Bank of India’s chief suggests that India’s annual GDP growth could be near 8%, highlighting a positive economic trajectory amid global uncertainties​​.
  7. Google Relists Indian Apps After Government Criticism: Following criticism from the Indian government, Google has made a U-turn by relisting Indian apps. This incident underscores the tensions between global tech companies and national regulatory frameworks​​.
  8. Supreme Court Judge Advocates for Constitutional Respect: A Supreme Court judge has called for prioritizing the Indian Constitution over religious practices during court events, emphasizing the importance of secular values in the judiciary​​.
  9. Ex-MP Dhananjay Singh Sentenced for Kidnapping, Extortion: Dhananjay Singh, a former MP, has been sentenced to 7 years in jail for kidnapping and extortion related to the Namami Gange project, marking a notable legal outcome​​.
  10. India Benefits from Middle East Private Capital Deals: Since 2020, India has emerged as a leading recipient of private investment from the Middle East, driven by diplomatic efforts and the country’s growing market potential

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