The latest headlines news from India

Here are the latest headlines news from India:

  1. Bengaluru’s Water Crisis Intensifies – Bengaluru, the capital city of Karnataka, is grappling with a severe drinking water shortage, with a deficit of 500 million liters. The state government is pinning its hopes on the Cauvery Five project, expected to commence in June, to alleviate the situation. This situation underscores the challenges urban centers face in managing water resources amidst growing demand​​.
  2. India-US Bilateral Tri-service Exercise Tiger Triumph-24 – The United States and India are set to participate in the bilateral tri-service military exercise, Tiger Triumph-24, scheduled from March 18 to March 30 on the Eastern Seaboard of the US. This exercise represents a significant step in strengthening the military cooperation and strategic partnership between the two nations, highlighting their commitment to regional security and defense collaboration​​.
  3. Delhi Tops the List of World’s Most Polluted Capitals – A recent report reveals that Delhi has worsened in its PM2.5 levels, rising from 89.1 to 92.7 micrograms per cubic meter in 2023, making it the most polluted capital in the world. This alarming development calls for urgent action to address air pollution and its detrimental effects on public health and the environment​​.
  4. Supreme Court’s Directive on Electoral Bonds – In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court of India has directed the State Bank of India (SBI) to disclose all details related to electoral bonds by March 21, including unique serial numbers, beneficiaries, and donors. This ruling is pivotal in enhancing transparency in political funding, inviting scrutiny and debate on the electoral bond scheme’s implications for democracy​​.
  5. Election Commission’s Preemptive Measures for Fair Polls – The Election Commission of India has taken decisive actions to ensure free and fair polling by transferring the top police officer in West Bengal, home secretaries of 6 states, and the Mumbai corporation head. These measures underscore the Commission’s commitment to maintaining the integrity of the electoral process and preventing undue influence or interference​​.

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