Top Stories 3 pm, March 1: Jitu Rai sets world record at ISSF World Cup, wins Gold; Anil Vij says People supporting Gurmehar are pro-Pakistan; Mahavir Phogat hits out at Javed Akhtar

Top Stories 3 pm, March 1: Jitu Rai sets world record at ISSF World Cup, wins Gold; Anil Vij says People supporting Gurmehar are pro-Pakistan; Mahavir Phogat hits out at Javed Akhtar

From Jitu Rai sets world record at ISSF World Cup to Mahavir Phogat hits out at Javed Akhtar for calling his daughters 'illiterates', here are the top stories by 3 pm.

ISSF World Cup: Jitu Rai sets world record, wins Gold in 50 m pistol event

Indian shooter Jitu Rai wins Gold medal in 50-meter air pistol with a world record finals’ score of 230.1 . This is Jeetu’s third medal in the competition, whereas Amanpreet Singh won Silver medal in 50-meter pistol event at ISSF World Cup on March 1. While shooting on home soil they have stepped up their game and has been bringing home joy.

Earlier, ace shooter Jitu Rai won Bronze in 10-meter air pistol on February 28 and won a Gold medal in 10-meter air pistol on February 27. Read Here

People supporting Gurmehar Kaur are pro-Pakistan, should be thrown out: BJP leader Anil Vij

Another BJP leader to join the list of opposing the daughter of Kargil martyr’s daughter, Gurmehar Kaur, is BJP leader from Haryana Anil Vij. Anil Vij has come forward to claim that those who are supporting Gurmehar Kaur were pro-Pakistan and should be immediately thrown out of the country.

Amid of the on-going massive stir made by Delhi University (DU) student Gurmehar Kaur, a BJP MP Pratap Simha from Karnataka also made a controversial remark and compared Gurmehar with underworld don Dawood Ibrahim. Read Here

Mahavir Phogat hits out at Javed Akhtar for calling his daughters ‘illiterates’

Gurmehar Kaur has been making headlines for the past three days. Prominent personalities, sportspersons, politicians have been voicing their opinions regarding the same. This time Mahavir Phogat resorted to Twitter when Bollywood lyricist and scriptwriter tried to insult wrestling fraternity for tweeting against Gurmehar Kaur recently. Akhtar’s tweets seemed to have struck Phogat as sharp needles in the chest as he came back with an emotional and hard-hitting reply.

His daughters Geeta Phogat and Babita Phogat took a stand on the ongoing case, they were trolled heavily by few many people on Twitter, mainly the journalist Rana Ayyub who targeted the Haryanvi sisters. Read Here

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