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Delhi HC grants time to prosecution to reply to Shashi Tharoor’s pleas seeking copies of Sunanda Pushkar’s tweets The Delhi high court on Wednesday granted more time to the prosecution to file it’s reply on merits in a plea moved by Dr. Shashi Tharoor seeking copies of tweets posted by Sunanda Pushkar moments before her death.


The single bench of Justice Manoj Kumar Ohri has also asked both the parties to submit brief notes on authorities and legal arguments that they’re relying upon. Appearing for Tharoor, Senior Advocate Vikas Pahwa argued that no evidence or reports have been put on record to prove the actual cause of Sunanda Pushkar’s death. Pahwa further submitted that the investigation started in 2014 , and till date , the prosecution has not presented the actual case of Sunanda Pushkar’s death.


He also pointed out that both SIT report and the report of New Board of Health Ministry , had concluded that the reason of the death is not suicidal . It was then argued that even the psychological autopsy report concluded that the cause of the death can neither be suicidal nor homicidal . He further stated that "Pushkar was very active on twitter and used to tweet every hour".

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