Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicSushant Singh Rajput

Topic: Sushant Singh Rajput

NCB moves SC against Bombay HC order granting bail to Rhea Chakraborty in drugs case

The NCB arrested Rhea, her brother and the other accused in September 2020 in connection with its probe into the drugs angle related to the case of Sushant Singh Rajput's death.

‘Rhea financed drugs purchase, evidence on WhatsApp’ — NCB charge sheet in Sushant Rajput case

NCB charge sheet names 33 accused, besides Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik, and cites their WhatsApp chats, location data to say they discussed procurement of drugs, marijuana.

Rhea Chakraborty, 32 others named in chargesheet in drugs case linked to Sushant Singh death

The NCB's 12,000-page chargesheet has statements of over 200 witnesses who have been spoken to since the investigation started in June, 2020.

‘MS Dhoni’ actor Sandeep Nahar dies after posting ‘suicide note’ & video on Facebook

Police said Nahar, who was in his 30s, has purportedly blamed his wife and also mentioned the 'politics' he faced in Bollywood.

Bombay HC refuses to quash FIR against Sushant Singh’s sister in prescription forgery case

Court says prima facie there's evidence against Priyanka Singh for allegedly forging a medical prescription for Sushant Singh Rajput, but quashes FIR against another sister, Meetu.

Mumbai DCP files defamation complaint over Arnab Goswami’s coverage of Sushant Singh’s death

Complaint states Arnab Goswami made 'grossly false', 'malicious' and defamatory statements during Republic TV's coverage of actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide last year.

Why Bombay High Court’s fury on Rhea Chakraborty’s media trial is misdirected

In episode 665 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta decodes how the Mumbai High Court unfairly generalised the entire media for the actions of a few TV news channels.

Freedom of speech and expression ‘most abused right’ — what Bombay HC said on ‘media trial’

Hearing PILs on the role of electronic media in reporting on Sushant Singh Rajput death case, the court said ‘media trial’ during criminal investigations can lead to contempt action.

Media trial hinders justice — Bombay HC on Sushant Singh’s death case coverage

A bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice G S Kulkarni said some reportage by Republic TV and Times Now in the aftermath of the death of actor were 'contemptuous'.

Anchors almost killed TV news in 2020. What Indian media must do in 2021

From the frenzy around Sushant Singh Rajput’s death to dwelling on ‘anti-nationals’ & ‘corona jihad’, news appeared more like entertainment in 2020.

On Camera

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Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

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.
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