Nikhat Zareen
News Digest

News Digest: May 16-22, 2022

Round-up
of Top 10 Important News Events

May 18

• Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal resigns citing personal reasons.

• Supreme Court grants bail to Indrani Mukherjea, the prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case.

• Supreme Court orders release of AG Perarivalan, the convict serving life sentence in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

• At least 12 labourers killed in wall collapse at factory in Gujarat’s Morbi district.

May 19

• Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu sentenced to one year in jail in a 1988 road rage case.

Nikhat Zareen wins the Gold in Women’s World Boxing Championship

• Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen wins the Gold in Women’s World Boxing Championship.

May 20

• Supreme Court orders transfer of Gyanvapi Mosque case to District Judge, Varanasi.

• Supreme Court appointed panel submits that 2019 Disha encounter at Hyderabad was fake.

• At least 10 labourers killed as an under-construction tunnel collapsed on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir.

• Nine people charred to death in a fire that broke out after a collision between a diesel-laden tanker and a truck carrying wood on the outskirts of Chandrapur city in Maharashtra.

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