Diego Maradonas football has been described recently as poetry, and in his death poetry has been extinguished in the game. Except, just as difficult as it is to understand and appreciate poetry in person, Maradona was too. He lived in a duality, and worked on different metres.
Journalist Bhasha Singh raises the issue of the attack on three journalists of the Caravan magazine by a mob in Delhi, as well the sexual assault of a female journalist during that incident. She also talks about the murder of Sudiksha Bhati in Uttar Pradesh.
Activists are demanding that police officials who pressed false charges need to be prosecuted. While the decision by the NHRC is being hailed as an example, the fate of those falsely framed under the UAPA is still not clear.
It was reported that farmers dumped harvested tomatoes, okra, and green chili by the roadside as the prices they were offered for these would not even have covered the cost of transporting the vegetables.
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