Regd. No. Indore MP/ICD 216/2018-2020 INDORE BHOPAL UJJAIN MUMBAI PUNE ) " (+ ( ") )$& ' )$' ( ' TRP manipulation racket busted, four arrested Ram Vilas Paswan passes away New Delhi: Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan, one of the most prominent Dalit leaders of the country who had been a part of several governments headed by rival parties, died on Thursday at the age of 74. His condition deteriorated over the past 24 hours and he breathed his last at 6.05 pm, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute said in a statement. "Papa, you are no more in this world but I know you are with me wherever you are. Miss you papa," Chirag Paswan tweeted. Condoling his demise, President Ram Nath Kovind said, "In the demise of Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, the nation has lost a visionary leader. ” "Shri Ram Vilas Paswan Ji's demise is a personal loss. I have lost a friend, valued colleague and someone who was extremely passionate to ensure every poor person leads a life of dignity," PM Modi said in his condolence message. The Supreme Court on Thursday while hearing , pleas alleging discriminatory coverage by a section of the media and spreading communal hatred over the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi, said that freedom of speech is one of the most abused freedom in recent times. A bench headed by CJI SA Bobde said everyone is entitled to say what they feel and believe. Senior advocate Dushyant Dave, appearing for petitioners, including Jamiat Ulema I Hind and Peace Party submitted that , the Central government's affidavit accused them of try- Where does Rahul get such 'nasha': Narottam BHOPAL: Home Minister Narottam Mishra ridiculed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his remark that the UPA government would have thrown out China in 15 minutes and sought to know from where does he get such 'intoxicating stuff'. Referring to the Ladakh standoff, Gandhi said had the UPA been in power, "we would have evicted and thrown out China and it would not have taken 15 minutes to do so". In 2018, during the campaign, Gandhi had said Congress will waive off farmers' loans within 10 days if it comes to power. "In 10 days, loan will be waived off. China will be wiped out in 15 minutes. I bow to that teacher who has taught him. I am unable to understand from where he gets such high quality 'nasha' (intoxicating stuff)," Mishra said when asked about Gandhi's criticism of NDA govt's handling of border issues. ing to muzzle the freedom of speech by targeting the media. To this, the Chief Justice observed, "We must also tell you that freedom of speech is the most abused freedom in recent times." The bench also slammed the Centre for having a junior officer file an "evasive" affidavit full of "unnecessary and nonsensical" averments on pleas alleging vilification of Muslims by a section of media through their coverage on the Tablighi Jamaat issue. Glück wins Nobel Prize in Literature STOCKHOLM: American poet Louise Glück won the Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday for her “candid and uncompromising” work, which looks inflinchingly and with biting humour at the losses and traumas of family life. She joins a handful of American poets who have received the prize, which has been dominated by novelists throughout its 112-year history She is also . one of the few women — the 16th female Nobel Literature laureate. Mumbai: Mumbai police on Thursday claimed to have busted a TRP manipulation racket, adding four persons have been arrested in this case. TRP is a tool to judge which TV programmes are viewed the most and also indicates the viewers' choice and popularity of a particular channel. Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh told reporters that Republic TV channel was also involved in the "false TRP" racket. Police crime branch has arrested 2 persons, owners of two Marathi channels, for manipulating viewership ratings, Singh said. Two former employees of Hansa agency in, volved in the process to determine the TRPs, have also been arrested. %" $ '' * # $ ( & ! KHASGI CASE: 51-yr-old letter of CS to be probed # " ! ! EOW asks Trust to provide docus !# #&$% $ The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) has begun collecting documents to inquire into the Khasgi Trust case. Members of the trust have been arguing in their defence that the state government had permitted them to sell the properties in 1969. The high court has, however, rejected their argument. It said properties could not be disposed of on the basis of a DO written by ! $ ) $$& !% %! $ $ # % ! & %$ ) %! !' # " ! % % % ' $% % ! ( $ $% #% %! % $ % # % !# # #! ! $% %&% !# ' $% % ! $ % % % $ % ! % $ !% ( $ $$& %! % %#&$% $!& % % ! & %$ # % %! % $ (% )$ % # % $%& ) %$ % # % ! ( % %! % $ ! ! & % the then chief secretary . According to reports, on June 13, 1969, the chief secretary of the then government led by Shyama Charan Shukla, MP Shrivastava, had written a letter to the trust to transfer properties. Former Chief Minister and law minister gave their consent to write that letter. There may be a problem for the EOW to inquire into the matter, since both Shukla and Shrivastava passed away. There may be a big revelation if it comes to light who mounted pressure on the then Congress government to permit the sale of Khasgi Trust properties. MP by-elections: Filing of nominations begins today 441 test +e, 6 deaths ! " " ! The process for filing of nominations will begin with issuing of gazette notification for by-elections on 28 assembly constituencies on Friday In another devel. opment, state government has removed cap on election rally of 100 people after guidelines issued by Union government. State government issued guide- lines minutes after central government did on Thursday . According to new guidelines, a crowd of more than 100 people can gather in political programmes. Home department has clarified that the gathering will depend on the size of the ground. However, face mask, social distancing, sanitization and thermal scanning in the programmes remain mandatory . Such political programmes will not be allowed in containment zones. Moreover, the organisers will conduct videography of the event and submit it to the district administration within 48 hours of the programme. ! $ As many as 441 patients were found positive out of 3,112 sample reports received on Thursday Rate of positive patients was recorded at . 14.17 percent and total number of patients reached to 28199. Six deaths were reported taking death toll to 621. According to the bulletin released by CMHO, reports of total samples received till Thursday night was 3,27,499. As many as 2,649 samples were tested negative on Thursday . “We have taken as many as 2067 more samples today CMHO Dr Pravin Jadia said. As many ,” as 4150 patients are going under treatment in various hospitals of the city .