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Daily NEWS Summary | 28-10-2021

Mumbai High Court grants bail to Aryan Khan and two others

Daily NEWS Summary | 28-10-2021; Mumbai High Court on Thursday granted bail to Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, who was arrested in a drug case. A single court of Judge N.W. Sambre also released bail to his co-defendants Arbaaz Merchant and Munmun Dhamecha.

“All three means are accepted. I will be issuing detailed orders for tomorrow night, ”Judge Sambre said. Aryan Khan’s lawyers later requested permission to post a cash bond, which the court rejected, saying that the bond should be posted.

“I too could have given the order tomorrow. But I gave it today, ”Judge Sambre said. Judge N.W. Sambre began listening to the bail request on Tuesday.

Aryan Khan’s attorney, Mukul Rohatgi, Arbaaz Merchant’s attorney, Amit Desai, and attorney Ali Kaashif Khan Deshmukh, who appeared for Munmun Dhamecha, concluded their arguments on Wednesday.

Aryan Khan (23), Merchant and Dhamecha were arrested along with others on October 3 following an NCB raid on a cruise ship off the coast of Mumbai and an alleged drug seizure. They approached Superior Court last week after a special court for NDPS cases rejected their requests for bail.

Former CAG Vinod Rai apologizes to Sanjay Nirupam for charges against 2G spectrum

Daily NEWS Summary | 28-10-2021; Seven years after alleging that Congress leader and former MP Sanjay Nirupam pressed him over the 2G spectrum allocation case, former Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai presented “unconditional apologies” to Nirupam.

In 2014, Rai, in media interviews, named Nirupam among MPs who allegedly pressured him not to mention the name of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in his report on the case. 2G spectrum assignment. The interviews were broadcast and published at the time of Rai’s 2014 book launch, “Not Just an Accountant: The Nation’s Conscience Guardian’s Journal.”

In a video statement, Nirupam, commenting on Rai’s unconditional apologies, commented that it was a “golden day.”

“I urged the former CAG to retract his false statements from him at the time, but he refused to do so. So I filed a libel suit against Rai at the Patiala House Metropolitan Court in New Delhi, ”he said. I have called Rai’s full report on the coal block and 2G spectrum allocation cases “totally untrue.”

“The court did not say that, but I would like to say that the report they prepared in the case of the allocation of the 2G spectrum and the allocation of the coal block was nonsense. In the case of the 2G report, after seven years of hearings, the judge said that the CBI gave no evidence of the alleged scam. The report was wrong. The coal block allocation report was also wrong. Vinod Rai should also apologize for these false reports, not to me but to the entire country, ”I explained.

Nirupam also tweeted a copy of the notarized affidavit, stating that Rai “must now apologize to the nation for all his false reports on 2G and government-made coal block allocations from UPA (United Progressive Alliance).”

In the affidavit (authenticated on October 23), Rai noted that he made certain statements against Nirupam in September 2014 during media interviews broadcast on the Times Now news channel and published in media publications, including The Times of India. and The Indian Express, after launch. from his book of him.

“I realized that in the answers to the questions asked by the interviewers, I had inadvertently and mistakenly mentioned the name of Shri Sanjay Nirupam as one of the deputies, which pressured me to bring the name of the then Prime Minister, the Dr. Manmohan Singh, it wasn’t on the list. CAG report on 2G spectrum allocation at meetings of the PAC (Public Accounts Committee) or outside the JPC (Joint Parliamentary Committee), etc. “Rai said in the affidavit, adding that the televised and published statements were” really incorrect. “

“I understand the pain and agony that my statements have caused to Shri Sanjay Nirupam, his family and his supporters and therefore I would like to unconditionally apologize for the damage caused by my statements to Shri Sanjay Nirupam, his family, friends and supporters .. I hope that Shri Sanjay Nirupam considers and accepts my unconditional apologies mentioned above and closes this matter, ”he said.

J&K government employee fired for “Pakistan victory celebration”

Daily NEWS Summary | 28-10-2021; A government employee was fired from her service in the Jammu Rajouri division of the Pir Panjal Valley on Thursday after her WhatsApp status allegedly celebrated “Pakistan’s victory in T20 cricket.”

In an order issued by Dr Brij Mohan, head of the Rajouri Government Medical College, an operating room technician, Safiya Majeed, was suspended from his duties. The order read: “A viral video appears to have posted their WhatsApp status showing the celebration of the Indian cricket team’s loss to Pakistan in the 2021 T-20 World Cup, activity which appears to be unfair to the nation.”

The ordinance specifies that no employee of the institution can be “unjust to the nation”. “She had taken an occasional five-day leave as of October 21, 2021 and did not resume her duties when the said permit expired. And while he is not required to give notice to such an employee because of serious indiscipline in his duties, ”indicates the order.

Street celebrations, including popped cookies, were reported in various parts of the Kashmir Valley on October 24, when the Pakistani team beat the Indian team in the T20 World Cup. J&K police have already filed two FIRs against students who were seen applauding and celebrating Pakistan’s victory at two Srinagar medical schools in videos that have gone viral on social media. However, so far no arrests have been made.

Meanwhile, J&K police have opened an investigation into a threat letter circulated online by the United Liberation Front (ULF), the team believed to be behind the murder of non-local workers in the valley this month. -this.

In a statement, ULF alleged that the FIR against local students was brought by “non-local students and employees”.

The ULF press release, which was investigated by the police, reads: “We are warning these elements to apologize within 48 hours, otherwise anger will befall them.” Non-local employees and students who have filed complaints against doctors and students in Soura, Kara Nagar and Batamaloo are being warned of the dire consequences. “

Meanwhile, the mother of a B.Tech student, Showkat Shaban Ganaie of Shahgund de Bandipora, one of three Kashmiri students arrested by Uttar Pradesh police for celebrating Pakistan’s victory in cricket, said on Thursday a call to the government to “forgive my son”. . “

The chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, Mehbooba Mufti, has also called for his release. “The crackdown on Kashmiri students both inside and outside J&K is reprehensible. The situation at J&K after two years of repression should have been a revelation for the Indian government and led to a correction of course. The pseudopatriotism of the BJP ignores the idea of ​​India. Release these students immediately, ”Mufti said.

Delhi police file second indictment in murder case involving Olympian Sushil Kumar

Daily NEWS Summary | 28-10-2021; Delhi Police have filed an additional indictment against the other defendants in the Chhatrasal Stadium murder case involving Olympic medalist wrestler Sushil Kumar. The first indictment, filed by police on August 2, listed 13 defendants, including Sushil Kumar as the “main” defendant.

There are a total of 17 defendants in the alleged murder case, police said. “The investigator in charge of the case submits that he has presented a supplementary indictment for the remaining defendants,” said additional sessions judge Shivaji Anand in an order dated October 27.

Kumar, along with others, allegedly assaulted former national youth wrestling champion Sagar Dhankar and his friends at the stadium in May over an alleged property dispute. Dhankar later succumbed to his injuries.

On the first indictment, police said the brawl in the stadium was the result of a plot hatched by Sushil Kumar, who wanted to restore his supremacy among the young fighters. Kumar’s bail was turned down earlier this month. Delhi police had filed an FIR against those accused of crimes such as murder, attempted murder, wrongful death, criminal conspiracy, kidnapping, robbery, riots, among others.

Sensex sinks 1,159 points; Nifty drops below 17,900

Daily NEWS Summary | 28-10-2021; The benchmark Sensex plunged 1,159 points Thursday after a sell-off as monthly derivatives expired amid a weak trend in global markets. The 30-share index rose to 1,158,63 points or 1.89% to close at 59,984.70. Similarly, the largest NSE Nifty fell 353.70 points or 1.94% to 17,857,25.

ITC was the big loser of the Sensex package, falling more than 5%, followed by ICICI Bank, Kotak Bank, Axis Bank, SBI and HDFC Bank. On the other hand, IndusInd Bank, L&T, UltraTech Cement and Asian Paints are among the winners.

“Domestic equities saw a strong sell-off with high volatility mainly due to a sharp correction in finance and IT heavyweights, which wiped out around Rs 4.5 crore of investor wealth,” Binod said. Modi, Chief Strategy Officer at Reliance Securities.

All key sector indices fell sharply, with Nifty PSU Bank falling more than 4%. In addition to the weakness of global indices, the reversal of long positions, particularly in financials at the end of M&O operations, which had experienced a strong recovery in the recent period, were the main reasons for the strong correction in the market. market, he said. additional.

Covid Updates: The number of reported coronavirus cases in India was 3,42 31,243 at the time of this bulletin, with a death toll of 4,56,418.

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