Sunday, 4 December, 2022

Topic: assassination

‘I was hit by four bullets,’ says Imran Khan in first address after he was shot in leg

Addressing Pakistan from the Shaukat Khanum Hospital, Khan said that he was aware of the plot to kill him. Dr Faisal Sultan, Khan's doctor, said x-rays show his right leg was factured.

Govt should make public the RBI report on missed inflation targets

ThePrint view on the most important issues.

Japan’s strict gun laws make Shinzo Abe’s murder an extremely rare crime

A 1958 law on the possession of firearms and swords simply states: ‘No one shall possess a firearm or firearms or a sword or swords.’

‘Witty, insightful,’ says Modi of ‘dear friend’ Shinzo Abe, declares national mourning

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called him a ‘towering global statesman’, said he was shocked at the death of his dearest friend.

‘Spirit of tolerance’ — full text of Shinzo Abe’s 2007 speech in India, when he quoted Vivekananda

The Japanese ex-PM, who died Friday after being shot at during a campaign event, had quoted from Vivekananda’s 1893 speech in Chicago, as he spoke in support of non-violence.

SGPC installs Beant Singh assassin’s portrait in Golden Temple museum & then justifies it

Apex religious body of Sikhs tries to justify move by saying that Dilawar Singh ‘put an end to atrocities & human rights violations committed against community by then government’.

SC has ordered Perarivalan release, but here’s why other 6 Rajiv convicts are still in jail

Convicts sought clemency from Tamil Nadu governor in 2015. Last month, SC questioned governor’s decision to send Perarivalan’s plea to President when he himself could take the call.

Dmitry Kovtun, Russian agent who went from washing dishes to ‘killing’ Kremlin critic, dies

Kovtun died of Covid-19 Saturday. His death was first reported by Andrei Lugovoi, also suspected of being involved in the killing of Kremlin critic Litvinenko by polonium poisoning in 2006.

Why Supreme Court ordered release of Rajiv assassination convict A.G. Perarivalan

Citing ‘inordinate’ delay in clemency plea of A.G. Perarivalan, who has spent over 30 years in jail, SC invoked extraordinary powers under Article 142 to do ‘complete justice’.

Cliched, monotonous, lazy — ‘Why I Killed Gandhi’ is not worth the hype

Based on Nathuram Godse's statement in court, Ashok Tyagi's 'Why I Killed Gandhi' starring NCP MP is an attempt to complicate the legacy of Gandhi's assassinator.

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Representative image: Popular face serums | Pixabay

Vit C serums to laser hair removal—DIY skincare on Instagram can be lethal for your skin

The Instagram algorithm complements brands’ targeted marketing so you see the products you’re most likely to buy. But the outcomes of DIY skin treatment are different.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

Recalling 8 stories of supreme heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 Bangladesh war 

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.