Top 10 headlines of the day: July 22, 2020:

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India’s COVID-19 case tally closes in on 12 lakh, Rajasthan’s political crisis veers towards Supreme Court and more in today’s news wrap. Do scroll through:

Workers wearing protective face masks sit inside a shop in Kolkata (REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri)
Workers wearing protective face masks sit inside a shop in Kolkata (REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri)

With spike of 37,724 new cases, India's COVID-19 tally reaches 11,92,915

The total number of cases includes 4,11,133 active cases, 7,53,050 cured/discharged/migrated and 28,732 deaths, the Health Ministry informed. Read More

China continues heavy deployment along LAC: Report

It seems that the People's Liberation Army (PLA) is not in a mood to de-escalate the situation on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) as it has continued deployment of around 40,000 troops in its front and depth areas for the Eastern Ladakh sector. Read More

PM Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone of Ram Temple on August 5

Before laying the foundation stone, PM Modi would offer prayers to Lord Ram at the temple and Lord Hanuman at Hanuman Garhi temple. Read More

Sachin Pilot sends legal notice to Cong MLA over bribery claims

Former Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot has served a legal notice to Congress MLA Giriraj Malinga for claiming that he had offered him Rs 35 crore to topple the government. Read More

Floods leave a trail of destruction across Assam

Over 5.5 million people across 30 districts have been rendered homeless by floods in India’s eastern state of Assam, with the official death toll climbing to 87 on Wednesday. SEE PICS

Your view: Is the Centre destabilising non-BJP state govts?

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi sarcastically tweeted that ‘trying to topple the Rajasthan Congress government’ is one of the BJP-led Central government’s achievement. Have Your Say

Did not give permission for phone tapping, Rajasthan govt tells MHA

The issue of 'phone-tapping' of political leaders in Rajasthan blew up into a major controversy with the BJP demanding a CBI probe into it. Read More

About 82% decline in triple talaq cases since law enacted by Modi govt: Naqvi

He also asserted the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019, has taken its course whenever such a matter has been reported. Read More

Some Bollywood celebrities have links with Pakistan army, ISI: Jay Panda

The former Member of Parliament from Odisha claimed in a tweet that some Bollywood personalities have business and personal links with ‘certain Pakistanis and NRIs’ who ‘encourage violence in Jammu and Kashmir’. Read More

Quiz: How well do you remember these iconic Bollywood side characters?

You are a true Bollywood buff if you know these scene-stealing supporting stars well. Click To Participate

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