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Explained: UK PM-elect Boris Johnson’s India connection

On one of his visits to the country, Johnson called India "a wonderful, beautiful, and thriving country". He was also reported to have referred appreciatively to PM Modi as a "firecracker" and a "political phenomenon".

Explained: How tightening of rules in India affected firm at centre of Mauritius leaks

At the heart of the 18-country collaborative investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and The Indian Express is data from Conyers Dill & Pearman, an offshore specialist law firm with several Fortune 500 companies as clients.

Boris Johnson is UK Prime Minister. What now?

Johnson defeated his rival Jeremy Hunt by a significant margin after a race spanning seven weeks, during the course of which 1,60,000 members of the British Conservative Party picked the next PM.

Explained: Why BMC has been forced to re-audit bridges across Mumbai

The BMC audit suggested immediate demolition and reconstruction of 29 bridges since they were declared 'extremely dilapidated'. The civic body has either closed bridges to traffic or demolished more than 20 bridges out of these dilapidated structures.

Explained: Why SC stayed NCLAT ruling on Essar Steel

The NCLAT ruling in the Essar Steel case stated that all creditors whether financial or operational have to be treated equally in the case of a “resolution” under the IBC.

Explained: SC cancels Amrapali Group’s registration; what next?

The Amrapali Group has been accused of raising funds from investors for housing projects, but failing to complete and deliver the same. Homebuyers had moved the Supreme Court in 2017 seeking possession of their homes and compensation for the delay in delivery.

Explained: In Congress crisis, recalling Kumaraswami Kamaraj

Kamaraj Plan required top Congress leaders to quit govt and work for the organisation. Nearly six decades on, as the party seeks to manage another crisis and leadership transition, it has a blueprint to consider.

Explained: How INLD’s fall is reshaping Haryana’s political landscape

After a split in the INLD in 2018 and humiliating defeat in the recent Lok Sabha polls, a feeling has gained ground in a section of its leaders that the party won’t return to the power in 2019 Assembly polls.

Explained: What is Bhabha Kavach?

The Kavach weighs 9.2 kg, a half kilogram less than the weight for a bullet-proof jacket prescribed by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), the release said.

Explained: What changes are being brought in medical education?

National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill explained: The existing Act provides for the Medical Council of India (MCI), the medical education regulator in India.

Explained: What is tenant verification, how is it done, what happens if you fail to do it

The tenant/servant verification is considered to be a preventive measure, in which district police is entitled to maintain the full record of people, who migrated from their native places to other cities for pursuing studies, jobs, businesses etc.

Telling Numbers: In the processing of solid waste, Chhattisgarh, Telangana lead

Maharashtra generated the largest quantum of solid waste — 8,22,38,050 MTPA — and processed 44% of it. Delhi, Gujarat, and Karnataka generated 38,32,500, 37,02,925, and 36,50,000 MTPA, and processed 55%, 57%, and 32% respectively.