July 17, 2020: Top 10 headlines of the day

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh’s bold message to China from Ladakh, the latest from Rajasthan’s political crisis and more, in today’s news wrap. Do scroll through:

People wait for their turn to consult with doctors at a COVID-19 point in Bangalore (Photo by Manjunath Kiran / AFP) (Photo by MANJUNATH KIRAN/AFP via Getty Images)
People wait for their turn to consult with doctors at a COVID-19 point in Bangalore (Photo by Manjunath Kiran / AFP) (Photo by MANJUNATH KIRAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Not an inch of our land can be taken, says Rajnath Singh in Ladakh

India is not a weak country and no power can touch even an inch of its land, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday during his visit to Ladakh. Read More

Rajasthan HC defers Pilot camp's plea; no action against them till Tuesday

Rajasthan High Court Chief Justice Indrajit Mahanty and Justice Prakash Gupta adjourned the hearing on the petition filed by Congress' Sachin Pilot, and 18 other rebel MLAs till Monday. Read More

China action prompted by weak economy under PM Modi: Rahul Gandhi

In a video tweeted from his official Twitter account, Gandhi said that India's foreign policy and economy – which used to be the country's strength has become its "weakness" under the Modi government. Read More

Lockdown is not solution, no proposal to extend it in Bengaluru: Yediyurappa

Bengaluru urban and rural areas are currently under 'complete lockdown' since 8 pm of July 14 and it will be effective till 5 am on July 22. Read More

Vikas Dubey encounter not fake: UP police submits report in SC

The reply by the UP Police came after the Supreme Court on 14 July had allowed Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to file his response to the pleas seeking a probe into the alleged police encounter. Read More

TikTok expected to cut ties with ByteDance, operate as US company: Trump administration

Popular short-form video application TikTok may change ownership and is expected to operate as a United States-based company, according to the White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow. Read More

Maharashtra home minister on Sushant case: No CBI inquiry, Mumbai police enough

A day after Sushant Singh Rajput's girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty requested Union home minister Amit Shah for a CBI inquiry into the death of the late Bollywood star, Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh has said that he sees no need for CBI’s intervention. Read More

QUIZ: Can you identify these famous Bollywood tattoos?

On ‘National Tattoo Day’, observed annually on July 17, here’s a fun, filmy quiz to test you on this ancient body art that has found new favour with the celebrity millennial. Click To Participate

Photos: Rewa solar power project, one of India's largest

Although partial operations of the solar project were started in July 2018, the 750MW solar park was officially inaugurated by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 10, 2020. See Pics

HCL founder Shiv Nadar steps down as chairman

He added that the company had healthy bookings, enabled by 11 new transformational deal wins. Read More

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