QWrap: BJP Targets Vadra In Lok Sabha; Yakub at SC Again & More
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Lalit-Vadra Issues Rock Lok Sabha, Adjourned For the 3rd Day
Both houses of Parliament failed to transact any business again as an aggressive Opposition stalled the proceedings over the Lalit Modi controversy. Confrontation between the Government and Opposition intensified in the Lok Sabha with the BJP hitting back at the Congress by raking up comments made by Robert Vadra on his Facebook and demanding action against him for “demeaning” MPs.
The Gripping and Uncertain Tale of Yakub Memon’s Surrender
Yakub Memon will be executed for his role in the 1993 Bombay blast in which 257 people died and more than 700 were injured. There is a huge debate over whether a man who surrendered and nailed the Pakistani ISI’s role in the serial blasts should be hanged to death, or not. But even regarding the surrender, there exist only theories as to how Indian authorities secured Yakub Memon’s custody.
LG Office Asked Me Not to Come to Work: DCW Chief Swati Maliwal
Swati Maliwal triggered a fresh round of confrontation on Thursday when she claimed that her office had been locked, her nameplate removed and all her files taken away from her office. Maliwal had been appointed as DCW chief by the Kejriwal government – an appointment that was struck down by L-G Najeeb Jung since his approval had not been sought on it.
Amit Mishra Returns, Harbhajan Retained For India-Lanka Series
Let’s welcome the BCCI to our world. The Board of Control for Cricket in India announced the Indian Test team for the tour of Sri Lanka next month... using VINE!
Movie Review: ‘Masaan’ is Rare Brilliance!
Masaan is finally here. And in case the name rings a bell… well that’s because somewhere between Katrina Kaif’s red carpet sojourn and Sonam Kapoor’s fashion frenzy, it thankfully put the focus back where it should have been all along – on Indian Films doing us proud at the revered Cannes Film Festival
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