Five must-read stories—March 4
The stories you can’t miss
The NDA government has decided that all school children will have to produce Aadhaar numbers to get their free mid-day meal. They have been given time till the end of June to apply for Aadhaar, reports Scroll.in.
The surge in digital transactions during the demonetisation period is seeing a sharp reversal with data for February showing a month-on-month decline of 21.3% in the volume of electronic transactions, reports The Indian Express.
The Supreme Court collegium has cleared a set of procedures for appointing and transferring judges after including a provision proposed by the Centre but opposed by the previous Chief Justice of India, reports The Telegraph.
Two months after Pakistan's top foreign affairs official Sartaj Aziz said there was inadequate evidence against the alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, Islamabad ruled out his extradition and said an FIR had been registered against him, reports The Times of India.
The RSS on Friday sacked its functionary Kundan Chandravat who had sparked a controversy by announcing a ₹1 crore bounty for beheading Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. A PTI report in The Hindu.