Union Minister Jayant Sinha kicked up a storm after he was caught on camera welcoming and garlanding the convicts in the Ramgarh lynching case. The union minister was seen felicitating and offering sweets to the convicts when they came out of the jail after obtaining bail. According to media reports, all the convicts who were seen getting a warm welcome by the minister, were convicted in the case of killing a meat trader in Ramgarh, Jharkhand in 2017. He justified his act on Twitter saying that "In the Ramgarh case, the Hon'ble Ranchi High Court, which is the first court of appeal, has suspended the sentence of the accused and released them on bail...". He also drew flak from his father and former finance Minister Yashwant Sinha for his act.
Following a bomb threat call on Saturday, the Howrah - New Delhi Rajdhani Express train was halted and vacated at Ghaziabad station. Reports inform that the Express train departed from New Delhi Railway Station earlier on Saturday morning. It proved to be a hoax bomb call.
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Saturday moved the application before Patiala House Court to restrain the Delhi police from providing a copy of chargesheet of Sunanda Pushkar death case to any third person. Following this, the Court has issued a notice to Delhi police in connection with his application seeking a fair trial. Earlier on Saturday, Tharoor was granted regular bail by a Delhi court in connection with the case relating to his wife Sunanda Pushkar's death. Pushkar was found dead in a suite of a luxury hotel in the city on the night of January 17, 2014.
In the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, England made a place in semi finals of the World Cup after 28 years as they beat Sweden. Croatia beat host Russia in penalty 2-2 (4-3 pens) Russia. Croatia are through to the semis as well.
Some big developments that are expected to happen today are:
The Nitish Kumar led JD(U) will have an important meeting in Delhi today. The party meeting is important considering the 2019 General Elections as the JD(U) is BJP's ally in Bihar.
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