Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicJantar Mantar

Topic: Jantar Mantar

Delhi HC grants bail to organiser of Jantar Mantar event where communal slogans were raised

Preet Singh, who was remanded to judicial custody on 10 August, is accused of inciting people to propagate hate against a particular religion at a rally in Delhi on 8 August.

Demand for ‘Hindu Rashtra’ doesn’t promote enmity between religions, hate speech accused to HC

Preet Singh, who has been accused of 'raising' anti-Muslim slogans at Jantar Mantar, told Delhi High Court that he won't press for bail if the court held a contrary opinion.

Delhi HC denies interim protection to Hindu Raksha Dal chief in Jantar Mantar case

Bhupinder Tomar's counsel submitted that his client was granted interim protection by the trial court and that he was not the one who was shouting the objectionable slogans.

Delhi Police arrests one more accused in anti-Muslim sloganeering case at Jantar Mantar

Police said the accused, Uttam Upadhyaya, was present at Jantar Mantar on 8 August. His arrest took the total number of detentions in the case to eight.

Delhi court denies bail plea to prime accused in Jantar Mantar anti-Muslim sloganeering case

While dismissing bail plea of Hindu Rakshak Dal president Pinky Chaudhary, the court said India is not a Taliban state and rule of law is its sacrosanct governing principle.

Jantar Mantar ‘anti-Muslim’ event was planned for 2020, Covid delayed it: Hindu Army chief

Sushil Tiwari, head of Hindu Army, one of the Right-wing groups that took part in Jantar Mantar event, says over 30 WhatsApp groups were involved, accuses BJP member & SC lawyer Ashwini Upadhyay of 'betrayal'.

Delhi court grants bail to Ashwini Upadhyay arrested in communal sloganeering case

Delhi court metropolitan magistrate granted relief to Ashwini Upadhyay on a bond of Rs 50,000 & said that there was nothing against him in the alleged anti-Muslim sloganeering video.

Students, civil society members protest anti-Muslim sloganeering at Jantar Mantar, detained

Around 100 people had gathered near Jantar Mantar to protest the communal slogans raised at a rally over the weekend but many were detained by police from entering the site.

BJP member, 5 others arrested for ‘anti-Muslim’ sloganeering at Jantar Mantar

Ashwini Upadhyay, a Supreme Court lawyer and former Delhi BJP spokesperson, has been arrested as an organiser of the 8 August event.

‘Anti-Muslim’ slogans raised at Jantar Mantar protest organised by Delhi BJP leader, FIR filed

Delhi Police registers FIR against unknown persons based on videos purportedly shot at protest against 'colonial era laws', organised by Delhi BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay.

On Camera

YourTurn

US President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on 16 August 2021. Biden defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan | Samuel Corum | Bloomberg

US blames failure to shut Pakistan border for Afghan defeat. India, please take note

The US could have used its coercive resources to compel Pakistan to shut down the Taliban’s transborder sanctuaries. It chose not to—costing its victory.
Vendors at a store selling edible oils at Begum Bazaar in Hyderabad, India| Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Modi govt to allow duty-free import of soybean, sunflower oil, cool surging prices

The government will permit purchases of 2 million tons each of the two vegetable oils per annum this fiscal year and the next, according to a notification by the finance ministry.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, Australia's Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and US President Joe Biden at the Quad Summit, in Tokyo, Tuesday | ANI

Quad action against ‘illegal fishing’ may also target China’s Indo-Pacific ‘political activities’

Indo-Pacific Partnership for Maritime Domain Awareness will use advanced & integrated satellite imagery & technology to combat illegal fishing & 'dubious operations' of Chinese maritime militia.

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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