A look at the headlines right now:
- Joe Biden sworn in as 46th president of the US, Kamala Harris becomes first woman vice president: Biden in his first presidential address said the inauguration ceremony was a celebration of the ‘the cause of democracy’.
- Centre offers to suspend farm laws for 1.5 years, farmers to discuss proposal: The government also said during the 10th round of talks with farm leaders that it can also work out a ‘mutually agreeable’ time period for suspension.
- SC dismisses review petitions challenging Aadhaar verdict as constitutionally valid: In his dissent, Justice Chandrachud said it is a constitutional error to say at this stage that no ground exists to review the 2018 judgement.
- SC leaves it to police to decide about Republic Day tractor rally, says ‘inappropriate’ for court to take a call: The leaders of farmers’ unions and top Delhi Police officers held a meeting on Tuesday to discuss security arrangements for the rally.
- VK Sasikala…