Thursday, 29 September, 2022
TopicMohammed Zubair

Topic: Mohammed Zubair

Personal liberty in India is ending. If anyone in power wants to fix you, they can, they will

When politicians have no respect for personal liberty and order arrests indiscriminately, it is silly to expect policemen and bureaucrats to not follow their example.

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

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

What Supreme Court said in its order while granting bail to Alt News Co-founder Zubair

The top court said that passing an order restricting Zubair from posting on social media would amount to an unjustified violation of freedom of speech and expression.

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.

Our take on Zubair’s release, Sri Lanka’s new president and Taliban—in 50 words

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

1st tribal woman President — Urdu press hails Murmu win, decries failed attempt at oppn unity

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

Mohd Zubair got bail, but the guiding principle of India’s justice system is still in jail

Nupur Sharma and Mohammed Zubair are on the opposite sides of the political divide, but the Supreme Court's relief to them reaffirms that 'bail, not jail' is the rule.

Vadra’s hint may be ‘final nail’ for Congress & London’s new range of ‘heat wave’ office wear

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

‘Real fascism’: FIR against Asianet anchor for ‘criticising Left MP’ triggers row in Kerala

Asianet TV news anchor Vinu V. John booked in April for comment he allegedly made during a TV discussion in March. Complaint filed by CPI(M) MP Elamaram Kareem.

Apex defence for fact-checking, and a hack to beat GST on food items

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

On Camera

YourTurn

Priyanka and Sonia Gandhi at a Congress rally in Amethi in June 1991. It was at this rally that Sonia fired the first salvo at the P.V. Narasimha Rao government of going slow on the probe into Rajiv Gandhi's assassination | Praveen Jain/ThePrint

Sonia Gandhi still doesn’t get that meaning of power has changed in India

Sonia Gandhi’s sin is thinking that any Congress leader would prefer president post over CM chair.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.

Defence

File image of Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan Twitter@adgpi

Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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