Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicJessica Lall

Topic: Jessica Lall

Jessica Lal killer Manu Sharma walks out of Tihar Jail after LG approves early release

Manu Sharma’s release was cleared because ‘of his good conduct during his stay in Tihar and his contribution in helping rehabilitate families of underprivileged prisoners’.

Plugged-In: Impeachment motion rejected, Manu Sharma’s fate, and AFSPA curtailed

The only thing that got impeached was the motion itself, as Rajya Sabha chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu rejected the petition submitted by seven opposition parties seeking CJI Dipak Misra's impeachment

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image|

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.


Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.