Subramanian Swamy, Asaduddin Owaisi both say they will abide by Supreme Court’s decision on Ram Mandir

NEW DELHI: Fierce opponents BJP MP Subramanian Swamy and AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi said today they both will accept the decision of the Supreme Court on the disputed Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi site, no matter what that decision is. And that’s not all they agreed on. They both were united in their distrust for finance minister Arun Jaitley. Owaisi openly talked about that while Swamy mostly alluded to it. The two were debating at the Times Litfest in Delhi and TV journalist Rajdeep Sardesai moderating. “I will accept anything the court…

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The US Supreme Court’s Secret to Civility? Lots of Good Food and Wine

            The scales of justice might not be the only ones getting a workout at the highest court in the land. At a Smithsonian-led discussion on Wednesday night about the Supreme Court’s food culture, two justices revealed that the institution’s civility is fed by a veritable buffet of shared meals, from casual lunches to elaborate dinners. Here’s how birthday lunches go when the court is in session, per Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: “The chief brings in wine and we toast the birthday boy or girl,”…

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