Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicAAKAR PATEL

Topic: AAKAR PATEL

Delhi court upholds order directing CBI to withdraw lookout notice against Aakar Patel

Special Judge Santosh Snehi Mann, however, set aside the direction issued to the CBI director to make a written apology to Patel for the agency’s action against him.

Court stays order for withdrawal of LOC against Aakar Patel, reserves order on CBI plea

Patel was stopped from flying to the US on 6 April on the basis of the lookout notice against him in connection with an FCRA case.

Court directs CBI to withdraw lookout notice against ex-Amnesty India head, and apologise

The court said a 'written apology' from Director CBI on behalf of the agency acknowledging the lapse would help uphold the trust and confidence of the public in the premier institution.

‘Grotesque assault on India’ — over 1,700 citizens demand FIR against Suresh Chavhanke

The petition, which was sent to seven chief ministers Friday, was signed by several well-known personalities like Anurag Kashyap, Sagarika Ghose and Aakar Patel, among others.

When freedoms are under assault, Aakar Patel won’t look away and ask ‘what’s for lunch?’

What’s going on with Aakar Patel appears to be a frequent question among India’s commentariat. Has he just been reduced to a Modi-Shah baiter today?

TALK POINT: Is India less mindful of global censure of its hard military posture in Kashmir today than it was in the ’90s?

Is it easier for India to adopt a tough line in Kashmir today than it was in the 1990s? How is India’s position today different from the 1990s when New Delhi felt the impact of censure from groups like Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, U.S. and European capitals? Is the world too distracted right now to lecture India on human rights? We ask experts Ajai Sahni, Aakar Patel.

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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