Top 5 stories of the day: No bail for Sadhvi Pragya, Swamy's philosophical tweet and more
Updated On : 29 Jun 2016,05:51 PM
The bail application of 2008 Malegaon blasts accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh has been rejected by a special NIA court, who has given clean chit by National Investigation Agency (NIA) last month. Pragya's lawyer Prashant Maggu had filed the bail plea on May 30.
Just a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s indirect snub to BJP MP Subramanian Swamy, he took Twitter again to post what he felt like after PM's apparent rebuke. Taking a philosophical side, Swamy quoted Lord Krishna’s words, “The world is in general equilibrium. A small change in one parameter effects changes in all variables. So Krishna advised: Sukh Dukhe...,” his tweet reads.
Defending its opposition to India’s NSG membership bid, Chinese state media today hit out at India calling the obstruction as ‘morally legitimate’. The hard-hitting editorial in Global Times also described India as a bit smug when it comes to dealing with international affairs.
Muslim Rashtriya Manch, a Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) body, has withdrawn its invitation to the Pakistan High Commissioner for its annual Iftar party scheduled for July 2. The right wing body has withdrawn its invitation in the wake of a recent terror strike in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pampore town that left eight CRPF personnel dead.
She grabbed headlines two years ago when she joined Uber as a cab driver in Bengaluru. She was the first woman Uber driver in India. In a tragic end to an inspiring tale, Bharathi Veerath was on Monday found hanging in her home, where she lived alone. Though no suicide letter was found, her death is still being believed to be a case of suicide. Veerath’s taxi, a Ford Fiesta was found abandoned near her house.