Wednesday, 6 July, 2022

Topic: Caravan

All about Section 69A of IT Act under which Twitter had withheld several posts & accounts

The govt had last year used the same law to ban 59 Chinese apps in the wake of the Galwan clash in Ladakh.

Accounts of Prasar Bharati CEO, Caravan, actor Sushant Singh among those ‘withheld’ by Twitter

Twitter spokesperson says accounts are withheld if company receives a 'properly scoped request from an authorised entity’. The accounts were likely withheld on govt request.

Caravan Magazine’s journalist detained & assaulted by Delhi Police, police deny charge

The magazine alleged that police forcibly took journalist Ahan Penkar's phone and then deleted all the videos he had recorded while he was reporting a protest in North Delhi.

Caravan editor wants UK and Canada’s vigilance on India’s press freedom after London spat

Vinod K. Jose wrote to the foreign ministers of UK and Canada after a heated argument with Prasar Bharati chief A. Surya Prakash at a media freedom conference.

‘BSY’ diary forged, says Jaitley, accuses media of playing along with Opposition

Finance minister says media behaved as a 'caravan' of falsehood ready with a 'Rahul Bailout' following Pitroda's Balakot comments.

Ajit Doval’s son files criminal defamation suit against Caravan & Jairam Ramesh

Vivek Doval alleges that Caravan's report "The D-Companies” has been published to deliberately defame him “seemingly to settle scores” with his father.

Impeachment weapon to ‘fake’ Caravan news – what Arun Jaitley said after Loya judgment

The finance minister, an eminent lawyer himself, termed judge Loya's death case as 'the one that almost created a Judicial Mutiny'.

On Camera


Currently, India provides pensions for the elderly on the basis of the National Pensions Scheme | Representative Image | Wikimedia Commons

Giving up on NPS a tragedy for state govts. DB pensions are ad hoc, delay fiscal stress

Several of the problems of the National Pensions Scheme can be easily remedied. The solution to fiscal stress isn't going back two decades ago.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


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

Army puts out tender for 30k ‘night sights’ so its US-made assault rifles can aim better in dark

While an open tender has been issued for procurement of the optical instruments, Bengaluru-based firm Tonbo Imaging, whose services the Army has previously used, is a frontrunner.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.