Supreme Court stays all FIRs against Arnab Goswami except for one filed in Nagpur by Nitin Raut
The Supreme Court of India (SC) immediately acted upon all the FIRs lodged against Editor-In-Chief at Republic TV Arnab Goswami in connection to the alleged defamation of Congress President Sonia Gandhi. The SC on Friday put a stay on all the FIRs lodged against Goswami a day before, except the one registered by Maharashtra Cabinet Minister for Energy Dr Nitin Raut at Nagpur’s Sadar Police Station. SC on Friday transferred the FIR lodged in Nagpur to Mumbai where it will be further investigated. SC also said no coercive action should be taken against Goswami for the next three weeks; so he has time to apply for anticipatory bail….
In a quick response to the petition filed by Arnab Goswami Editor-in-Chief, at Republic TV, Supreme Court today granted three weeks protection from arrest in relation to the FIRs filed against him for the alleged defamation of Congress President Sonia Gandhi. The Court also issued notice in the plea filed by Goswami seeking a stay on any action that may be taken against him on the basis of the FIRs.
Goswami, who had blamed Gandhi for orchestrating the Palghar lynching, had said Gandhi would send a report to Italy about the fact that she is getting Hindu saints killed in Palghar in Maharashtra. Goswami on his TV channel had said, Would Sonia Gandhi have been quiet if Muslim preachers or Christian saints had been killed instead of Hindu saints Shes quiet today, but I think she feels happy that Hindu saints were killed in a state where Congress has a stake in the government. She will send a report to Italy about the fact that she is getting Hindu saints killed in Maharashtra.
Local residents in Gadakchinchale village of Palghar district on the suspicion that they were thieves lynched three Mumbai residents, who were on their way to Silvassa on April 16. The men who were lynched were reportedly Hindu religious leaders.
The Bench of Justices Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud and MR Shah took up the matter for hearing through video conferencing after Goswami moved to the Supreme Court on Thursday seeking an ex parte stay on action against him based on multiple FIRs registered across various states. Goswami approached Apex Court a day after at least 16 complaints were filed against him for allegedly defaming Gandhi during one of his live debate programs on Palghar lynching. These complaints and FIRs have been lodged in the states of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, and Chhattisgarh. Claiming it to be a witch-hunt, the founder of Republic TV claimed that the action against him by way of filing multiple complaints are ?orchestrated and malicious campaigns against him by a political party.
Goswami, who has been provided with a Y security by the government, claimed that two Youth Congress members hurled an attack on him and his wife at midnight. However, both escaped unhurt.
Watch what Goswami had to say about the attack that occurred in Mumbai.
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Dance enthusiasts, friends pay tribute in loving memory of Tiki Peters in Nagpur
Dance enthusiasts, friends and students came together and paid a heartfelt tribute in the loving memory of renowned western dance teacher late Benedict Peters fondly called as Tiki Peters. Moreover, the get-together also gave a chance to enthusiasts who wished to express their love for dance. The get together was held at Money Plant Terrace in Laxmi Nagar on March 13.
Hosts – businessman Dhananjay Sakharkar and Deputy Executive Editor at ABP Majha Sarita Kaushik – along with other guests, reminisced some memorable anecdotes of Tiki that lifted spirits of all as they went down the memory lane.
Fondly remembering Peters, Sarita Kaushik told Nation Next, “Tiki was a dear friend for whom Dhananjay and I arranged this small get-together. He was a gifted teacher who danced like no one else. His moves were fabulous; no body could teach better than him. He had a commendable sense of aesthetics when it came to dance. I’m glad his elder sister and brother are equally talented and will continue Tiki’s legacy of excellence.”
Dhananjay, who had known Peters for nearly four decades, said, “My association Tiki dates back to over 40 years. He taught us many dance forms including Jive, Salsa, Disco, Ballroom, Waltz, Cha Cha Cha. More than anything else, Tiki was an exceptional human being – with amazing sense of humour! When Tiki passed away, Sarita and I arranged a small party where we served everything that he loved – veg puff, macarons, cakes, soft drinks and of course music to dance! This was our small gesture for our dear friend who, I’m certain, was smiling from the heavens that evening!”
Tiki Peters, who was brought up in an Anglo-Indian culture – something that was predominant in city’s Mohan Nagar area, passed away in November last year.
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Never thought I’d get such warmth, love after leaving Congress, says Ghulam Nabi Azad
Never thought I’d get such warmth, love after leaving Congress, says Ghulam Nabi Azad…
Chairman of Democratic Progressive Azad Party (DPAP) and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said he never imagined he would receive such love and warmth after quitting the Congress party. Azad, on Saturday, remarked, “I had never thought that after leaving Congress, the people of Jammu and Kashmir would receive me with this kind of warmth and love.”
Azad said that after quitting the grand old party, more and more people were joining his new party; they have faith in him. He said, “It gives me more responsibilities and challenges to meet the expectations of people. People feel dejected and disappointed with the present governing system.”
Addressed a public meeting at Banihal- the place close to my heart. People especially youth seem desperate for change. My promise to you all, I will elevate Banihal as the centre of economic activities where you will not only have enough jobs but the development will speed up 1/2 pic.twitter.com/VG1fMywu4b
— Ghulam Nabi Azad (@ghulamnazad) March 21, 2023
Azad said he aimed to build a better and progressive Jammu Kashmir where the future of youth is secure. He said if his party came to power, he would bring the massive developmental revolution across the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
Azad also asserted that his politics was based on inclusiveness, development and peace. Speaking at the public meeting in Eidgah at Srinagar, Azad, said that unlike other parties who try to divide people for political benefit, he aimed to develop Jammu and Kashmir inclusively where each person irrespective of religion, caste and creed felt politically and socially empowered.
Addressed a gathering of workers at Anantnag today where DDC Chairman Anantnag Mohd Yousuf Gorsi sahib, DDC Member Adv Saleem Parray sahib, joined our party fold. I assure you all, will never let you down & will lead from the front to ensure your rights & future is safe & secure! pic.twitter.com/sqWo4nY6JA
— Ghulam Nabi Azad (@ghulamnazad) March 20, 2023
Azad concluded, “Be it statehood, land or jobs, I will lead my people from the front to secure their rights. My people are my priority. I have come back to Jammu Kashmir only for my people otherwise, I had all the opportunities I could desire ever in my life.”
Also read: Gadkari again receives death threat calls from same caller
BREAKING: Gadkari again receives death threat calls from same caller
In a rather shocking incident amid the high security C20 conference in Nagpur, the Public Relations Office of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari again received two death threat calls today morning (March 21). According to the information received, once again there have been threatening calls received in the name of a criminal named Jayesh Pujari alias Jayesh Kantha.
Employees of the senior BJP leader’s office alerted Nagpur Police and security has been beefed up outside the office in Khamla and the leader’s residence on Wardha Road. However, cops are yet to ascertain whether the call was actually made by the same person who had issued death threats to Gadkari in January.
On January 14 this year, an unidentified extortionist, claiming to speak on behalf of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, threatened to kill Gadkari in an explosion if he didn’t pay him ₹100 crore.
The caller threatened Gadkari though a phone call on the landline number of his Public Relations Office (PRO) at Khamla in Nagpur (around one kilometre away from his residence) at 11:25 am, 11:32 am, and 12:30 pm.
The employees of the office alerted the police after the threat call, where in the caller also threatened to blow up Gadkari’s office. Nagpur Police immediately beefed up the security outside Gadkari’s office and residence.
It was later revealed that a notorious gangster named Jayesh Pujari had threatened to kill Gadkari by allegedly making the three threat calls illegally using a cellphone while he was lodged in Belgaum Jail at Karnataka.
In 2016, Pujari had even escaped after breaking the jail. The gangster, in the past too, had threatened several senior officers and other people in a similar manner.
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