#NewsInTweets: SC To Hear Kanhaiya Kumar’s Bail Plea Today, Soli Sorabjee To Represent Him

Posted on February 19, 2016 in News

By YKA Staff:

What’s the latest around the world today? Curated for you from the interwebz, here’s a quick morning fix to keep you updated. In 140 characters at that! Presenting, #NewsInTweets:

1. Rajdeep Sardesai writes a blog post about right to free speech and debate, and reasons why he too is an ‘anti-national’ in the current scheme of things.

2. Supreme Court to hear Kanhaiya Kumar’s bail plea today. Soli Sorabjee, Former Attorney General of India will be representing him in court.

3. Rahul Gandhi says his party will not allow the “flawed” and “dead” ideology of the RSS to influence students in the country.

4. The HRD Ministry makes it compulsory for all central universities to ‘proudly’ and ‘prominently’ have a 200-feet high Indian flag on campus in a bid to ‘instill nationalism’.

5. 4 Naxals and 2 CRPF jawans killed in an encounter in Ranchi.

6. Clashes over the demand for an all-Jat quota occur in Haryana, CM Manohar Lal Khattar calls for a meeting to discuss the situation.

7. The Pope says Donald Trump is not a ‘Christian’ because of his views on immigration.