India bids farewell to industrialist Rahul Bajaj
News Digest

News Digest: February 7-13, 2022

of Top 10 Important News Events

February 7

• Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit appointed first woman Vice Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University.

February 8

• Special Court convicts 49 accused, acquits 28 others in 2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts case.

• Karnataka government announces holiday in schools and colleges in the state for three days, as protests erupt for and against wearing hijab.

• Indian documentary ‘Writing with Fire’ nominated for Best Documentary Feature at Oscars 2022.

February 10

• Ashish Mishra, prime accused of Lakhimpur Kheri violence case, granted bail by Allahabad High Court.

• Karnataka High Court hearing hijab row issues interim order restraining all the students regardless of their religion or faith from wearing saffron shawls (bhagwa), scarfs, hijab, religious flags or the like within the classroom, until further orders. The court made it clear that its order is confined to such of the institutions wherein the College Development Committees have prescribed the student dress code/uniform.

February 11

• Security and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) bars Reliance Home Finance, Anil Ambani, 3 others from securities market.

• India beat West Indies by 96 runs to sweep the ODI series 3-0.

February 12

• Rahul Bajaj, who spearheaded revolution in auto industry, dies at the age of 83.

Rahul Bajaj

• Auctioneer Hugh Edmeades collapses during IPL 2022 auction.

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