Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicActivists arrest

Topic: Activists arrest

‘Engagement for action’ is International Youth Day 2020 theme & India’s young living up to it

In India, youth activism has been in the spotlight lately, with protests against CAA, NRC and other issues taking place across the country.

Indians will regret their silence over Modi’s ever-growing list of political prisoners

Across India, anyone who dares or could dare to express political disagreement with the Modi government risks going to jail on trumped up charges, in which trial and bail are difficult.

Speak against Modi govt’s revenge on activists before there is no one left to speak for us

Human rights defenders keep the flame of our Constitution alive. Right now, it is flickering, writes Shashi Tharoor.

My mother was wrongly jailed for ‘waging war’ on India. A professor with bad knees, no bed

Our Supreme Court sings paeans to the supremacy of ‘human liberty’. What good is ‘liberty’ if you have drained a human’s life even before a trial has begun?

Fall in prices, please, not the rupee, and the #urbanNaxal hashtag war

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

48 former IAS officers urge Modi to speak up on the arrest of 5 activists

The retired officials have called the sudden arrests of five activists as the “most brazen display of coercive authority by the state yet”.    New Delhi: Forty-eight...

Why is Maharashtra Police trusted to arrest ‘Hindu terrorists’, not ‘Maoists’?

As hashtags like #MeTooUrbanNaxal trend on social media to protest the arrest of five activists by the Maharashtra Police, many argue that similar outrage...

On Camera

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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