#NewsInTweets: TV Anchor Gets Over 2000 Threats After Moderating Discussion On Mahishasur

Posted on March 1, 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. TV news anchor gets 2,000 threat calls after moderating a discussion based on Smriti Irani’s Parliament speech, on whether celebrating Mahishasur Jayanti is an act of treason or not. 5 men have been arrested in connection with this.

2. Delhi Police say there is no footage to show that Kanhaiya raised anti-national slogans. Delhi HC will give the decision on Kanhaiya’s bail plea on March 2. In other developments, Alok Kumar Verma replaces Bhim Bassi as Commissioner.

3. Over 25 lakh students will take the CBSE 10th and 12th Board Exams starting from today.

4. After lawyers being evicted and Soni Sori being attacked in Bastar, two journalists have fled the district out of concern for their safety.

5. NASA starts work on creating concepts for a new supersonic passenger jet called ‘Quesst’.

6. After Central Universities, Kendriya Vidyalayas have now been asked to hoist the tricolour in their campuses.

7. Before elections, Centre sets up a committee to grant ST status to 6 Assam communities.