Here are the headlines of the day:
1. Sushant Singh Rajput death case: In the latest development, the AIIMS forensic team, which is probing evidence tampering, has now suggested that all important viscera extracted from late actor's body was not preserved properly and not in adequate quantity. Meanwhile, the AIIMS team will also meet the Central Bureau of Investigation's SIT today and is likely to submit its findings today.
This is a significant development as the final report by the AIIMS forensic experts led by Dr Sudhir Gupta doesn't rule out foul play in the death of the Bollywood actor, reports Times Now's Aruneel Sadadekar. AIIMS forensic experts and CBI officials will be holding a conclusive discussion on the cause of death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
2. The probe into the Karan Johar party video has now intensified. A forensic team is examining the video and its report will be submitted in a few days. The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) which is awaiting this forensic report is also looking at summoning some A-listers from Bollywood who they feel are allegedly involved in the usage of drugs.
The Narcotics team has also arrested a drug peddler Rahil Vishram, was referred as 'Sam Drug Uncle' in the film industry, who could be key to unearthing the bigger conspiracy. Rahil's boss who is believed to be the kingpin is missing and a manhunt is currently underway to nab him.
3. Massive face-off has erupted in the Rajya Sabha over the farm bills. Opposition continues to lash out at the Centre. The two contentious farm sector bills were tabled in Rajya Sabha by Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar on 20 September amid fierce uproar by Congress-led opposition.
Narendra Singh Tomar said that the bills are historic and will bring a change in the lives of the farmers, and while presenting the agri-sector bills, sought to allay concerns of farmers, saying that the proposed legislations have nothing to do with the minimum support price (MSP). The opposition parties launched a joint offensive at the Centre over the bills and Congress called them “ill-conceived”.
4. TMC MP has hit back at Union Minister over NIA crackdown. Dr. Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar tweets, "Ironic that BJP leader like Babul Supriyo is talking about providing a safe haven to terrorists, while BJP allows terror-accused Sadhvi Pragya to sit comfortably in the parliament!".
In a massive crackdown against terrorism and terror networks in the country, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on September 19 busted a massive al-Qaeda terror module in the states of West Bengal and Kerala. As many as nine terror operatives have been arrested from Murshidabad in West Bengal and Ernakulam in Kerala. The terror module actively raised funds and was planning to travel to Delhi procure arms and ammunition.
5. A Chinese spy ring has been busted in the National Capital. Three suspects have been nabbed who allegedly provided information related to military deployment in Doklam and Galwan to the Chinese. One of these people was a freelance journalist.
Freelance journalist Rajeev Sharma received Rs 40-45 lakh in around one-and-a-half years and was getting USD 1,000 for each information. The cops have also arrested Chinese woman Qing Shi and her Nepalese partner Sher Singh alias Raj Bohra. The duo was paying Sharma huge amounts of money routed through hawala channels. During the interrogation, Sharma revealed that he had sent several documents in the form of reports to his handlers and got paid handsomely.