Wednesday, 6 July, 2022
TopicAryan Khan

Topic: Aryan Khan

No medical test to confirm drug use, no phone seizure memo — why Aryan Khan got NCB clean chit

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's son was arrested with 19 others, following a drugs raid at a cruise ship last year. Probe showed he had 'told' his friend to not carry drugs to the party.

NCB clears Aryan Khan, 5 others in drug case, says they were ‘not part of international racket’

NCB’s initial probe relied heavily on Aryan’s WhatsApp chats, but agency chief now says chats need to be supplemented by ‘solid evidence’ to hold water.

NCB dropping charges against Aryan Khan doesn’t excuse its misconduct. Compensate victims

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WhatsApp chat not enough, says NCB as Aryan Khan gets clean chit. Govt to act on ‘shoddy probe’

Drugs body chief says insufficient evidence found against Aryan, which did not satisfy the principle of ‘beyond reasonable doubt’.

‘No evidence’: Narcotics Bureau clears Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan, 5 others of drug charges

Aryan given clean chit due to lack of evidence; 14 of the 20 accused will face trial in the cruise ship drug case.

NCB gives clean chit to Aryan Khan in cruise drugs case

Khan, who had spent almost a month behind bars last October, was arrested with 19 others in the drugs-on-cruise case last year. All the accused, except two, are currently out on bail.

With SRK+ teaser, Shah Rukh Khan shows love trumps hate. Smear campaigns can’t dent Badshah

From 'Pathan' teaser, to endorsing Thums Up and #AskSRK sessions, SRK restarted an online empire that shows 'Khan' is still a superhero.

FIR against ex-NCB officer Sameer Wankhede says he ‘lied’ about age for hotel & bar license

According to excise department’s complaint, Wankhede, who had shot to fame during the Aryan Khan case, posed as an adult to obtain the license even though he was 17 at the time.

Bombay HC exempts Aryan Khan from weekly appearance at NCB’s Mumbai office

The high court also modified another condition laid down in the bail order that required Aryan Khan to furnish his itinerary to the NCB every time he travels out of Mumbai.

Aryan Khan moves Bombay HC seeking relief from weekly attendance at NCB office

Khan's plea argued that since the probe has been transferred to Delhi NCB's SIT, the bail condition of appearing every week in Mumbai can be relaxed. He was granted bail on 28 Oct.

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India has interests on both sides of US-China divide. Cold War holds clues for path ahead

India’s strategic balance is weighted towards the West and its economic balance is towards China. But it needs more to build a multipolar world order.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


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Army puts out tender for 30k ‘night sights’ so its US-made assault rifles can aim better in dark

While an open tender has been issued for procurement of the optical instruments, Bengaluru-based firm Tonbo Imaging, whose services the Army has previously used, is a frontrunner.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.