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Thursday, August 18 2022


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The photographs produced with the anticipatory bail application by the accused reveal that the complainant herself is exposing to dresses which are sexually provocative. Section 354 A (on sexual harassment) will not prima facie stand against the accused

That’s how a Kerala court ruled in a case filed against a social activist—granting him anticipatory bail. His lawyers had submitted photographs of the complainant as part of his plea. Yup, the court, in essence, decided that a woman’s clothing is relevant to a sexual harassment charge.

 

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Big Story

The great Indian football debacle

The TLDR: For the first time in its 85-year history, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) has been suspended by FIFA—the global governing body of the sport. How in the world did this happen? The answer: Praful Patel.

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In today’s edition

Headlines That Matter

  • A great Rohingya confusion
  • The good/bad news about Indian air pollution
  • The effects of nuclear war on the world
  • Rishi Sunak to lose the PM race?
  • A 34-year sentence for using Twitter 
  • A bizarre in-flight tragedy 
  • Very good news about ants

 

Sanity Break

  • Rabbi Shergill's poignant song, ‘Jinhe Naaz Hai Hind Par’

 

I Recommend

  • Movement coach Tanya Rawal recommends simple exercises to stay pain-free

 

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