Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicBulldozer

Topic: Bulldozer

Cops hammer home the verdict in Gujarat, and debate on pensions for ‘sansadveers’

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

Kanpur & Prayagraj demolitions are ‘routine’, not linked to riots, Yogi govt tells SC

In affidavit, UP govt also says petitioner ‘cherry-picked’ demolitions ‘in an attempt to falsely link the same to rioting’ over remarks on the Prophet.

BJP is worried about a worker’s text message and Agnipath is putting ministers back on TV

Besides having to deal with smirking party workers, former BJP ministers are facing the heat of incumbent ministers getting rewarded for doing extra work for the party.

Of Agnipath & immunity to ‘bulldozer justice’, and making of a ‘misinformation superhighway’

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

Why ‘Bulldozer baba’ Yogi Adityanath keeps using the machine for law and order

The UP government has reshaped the meaning of the bulldozer — it is a ruthless symbol of state administration now.

Bulldozer action justified. Violence in UP no less than an act of terror

Acts of rioting are akin to anti-national activities that have an intent to terrorise the local population, and challenge the State and constitutional authorities.

‘Demolitions can’t be retaliatory’ — SC issues notice to UP govt, but no stay on bulldozer drives

Apex court gives state three days to explain whether the demolitions carried out in Kanpur and Prayagraj over the weekend were in compliance with procedural and municipal laws.

‘Action begins’, ‘bulldozers roll’ – TV news treated razing of a family home like a film shoot

Several news channels supported and even justified the bulldozer demolition in Prayagraj as a legitimate punishment even before a trial.

UP Police’s brutality shows Indian law enforcement remains true to its colonial heritage

The 1923 Goondas Act, which laid the foundation for legislation like the UP Gangsters Act, established a principle: No crime needs to be committed for punishment.

Rupee isn’t the only thing falling, bulldozer for nation-building, and how ED could help Congress

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

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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