Firstpost Editor's Picks: Lok Sabha polls phase 4, crisis in Supreme Court, Game of Thrones; today's must-read stories

Campaigning for the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha polls scheduled for April 29 in 72 parliamentary constituencies across nine states ended Saturday.

FP Staff April 28, 2019 19:43:24 IST
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Lok Sabha polls phase 4, crisis in Supreme Court, Game of Thrones; today's must-read stories

Lok Sabha Election: Kanhaiya Kumar, Giriraj Singh, Urmila Matondkar among key candidates in the fray as 72 constituencies vote in Phase 4

Campaigning for the fourth phase of polling scheduled for April 29 in 72 parliamentary constituencies across nine states ended Saturday after days of hectic canvassing as leaders made energetic efforts to garner votes.

Rafale row: Contempt plea against Rahul Gandhi seems more concerned about 'prejudice' caused to Modi

The Supreme Court must be wary of any attempt by the petitioner to seek a dilution/negation of a political leader’s right to electoral sloganeering. A general objection to a political slogan is quite clearly beyond the scope of the ongoing contempt proceedings.

Supreme Court faces its worst crisis ever; it's time to get rid of brokers and fixers from its hallowed corridors

The CJI needs to be commended for taking this brave step of putting his personal image on the line for preserving the integrity of the most important legal institution of the country. He has shown that he is a man who cannot be easily bent and won’t be made to crumble under pressure.

Game of Thrones season 8: Before Battle of Winterfell, all 16 battle sequences ranked

Remember the Battle of the Bastards? The Stark and Bolton men face off outside Winterfell. Jon has far fewer men, and must look for a tactical advantage in making Ramsay’s army come to him. The plan goes haywire, however, when Ramsay brings Rickon Stark out on the battlefield and shoots him.

TikTok: We don't laugh at the material on the app, we mourn what we have lost in the process of becoming 'appropriate'

Nobody on TikTok has any time to be appropriate or reasonable because nothing ever is; this is the ultimate fate of theoretical ideals. Here, the uncoupled weep and lovers — including when represented in the postmodern laboratory by entities like cats and spoons — romance, quarrel, and reconcile, often dramatically.

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