PBs twisty take on the top five headlines of the day.
1. Pak Cricket Board allows team to travel to India for WorldT20
Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shahryar Khan said the team will reach Kolkata by Saturday evening. The assurance provided by the Indian Government does seem to work in influencing our neighboring country.
2. Opposition alleges dirty tricks by the Govenrment passing the Adhar Bill in Lok Sabha
Every evolved democracy has reformed its Upper House, except India and thus it is used to deride the will of the people. Will of the people lies in the Executive that has been elected, The Lok Sabha. Rajya Sabha is full of people favoured by any given party and is just used to fill spaces and then abuse power. In the 21st century, we need to ensure that Democracy prevails and not a bunch of unelected people prevail.
3. National Herald case: Court summons INC’s balance sheet of 2010-11
The ordeal of the National Herald case continues as the order came on BJP Leader Subramanian Swamy’s plea in which he had sought summoning of balance sheet, receipts and payments accounts, income and expenditure statements for the year 2010-2011, 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 of INC and AJL. Let us hope there is timely and proper jurisdiction for the same.
4. U-turn on Mallya’s probe by CBI being questioned by the government
Mallya’s donning publicity as he manages to stay on the headlines for the past week. This case has made easy debating issue for both the government and opposition. Continuing its tirade, the main Opposition Congress on Friday claimed that in July last year, the CBI had even interrogated the tycoon, but was neither arrested nor was his passport impounded.
5. State not bound to give reservation in promotion to SC,ST: Supreme Court
Some form of relief for the general class who are being threatened by reservations on almost all platforms these days. “Be it clearly stated, the courts do not formulate any policy, remain away from making anything that would amount to legislation, rules and regulation or policy relating to reservation,” the bench said, dismissing a batch of petitions on the politically sensitive matter.