Thursday, 6 October, 2022
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Topic: Alt News

Mohd Zubair-Nupur Sharma incident shows why it is important to be ‘demotional’ fact-checker

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Why SC clubbed FIRs against Zubair of Alt News and what the Constitution says about this

While Article 21 guarantees right to life, Article 20(2) says no one 'should be put twice to peril for the same offence'. It's been argued multiple FIRs for 1 offence violates both rights.

AltNews co-founder Zubair gets bail, SC directs Tihar to ensure he is out by 6pm today

SC allows Zubair’s plea to club all FIRs against him and transfer the investigation in these cases to Delhi Police Special Cell, which too has lodged a case against him.

‘Hindus tolerant, dissent a must for democracy’ — why Delhi court granted bail to Zubair

Court grants bail to AltNews co-founder Mohammad Zubair in case filed by Delhi Police over tweet that 'hurt religious sentiments'. Political parties are open to criticism, says judge.

Alt News co-founder Mohammad Zubair given bail in Delhi, but will remain in jail in UP case

The Sessions Patiala Court gave Zubair bail on a surety of Rs 50,000; also asked him not to leave the country.

Shekhar Gupta’s article on Zubair paints blasphemy as an ‘Abrahamic’ problem, but misses this

Even if Shekhar Gupta has a specific definition of 'blasphemy', what's the justification for treating it as a special kind of offence and claiming moral superiority for Hindus?

How poor infrastructure made Bengalauru rank as least livable city in India in global index

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Only domestic payments enabled for Alt News says Razorpay, but cops claim foreign funds received

While Delhi Police claimed the media company received over Rs 2 lakh from foreign countries, Harshil Mathur cited Razorpay policy of not allowing international transactions without FCRA approvals.

UP Police to probe if Zubair part of ‘syndicate pushing tweets to destabilise society’, SC told

SC hearing Zubair’s appeal challenging Allahabad HC order that refused to quash an FIR registered against him for labelling three Hindu religious leaders ‘hate mongers’.

SC gives Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair bail in UP case, no relief in Delhi lawsuit

The bench restrained Zubair from posting on Twitter and also clarified that its interim bail order is for the FIR lodged in Sitapur and unrelated to the case registered in Delhi.

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Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.


File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.