Sunday, 22 May, 2022
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Topic: NSA

Ajit Doval was my batchmate, but his understanding of Constitution, civil society is flawed

Doval's statements reflect that he thinks India is still a colonial monarchy, where people are subjects, and not a democracy, where they are citizens.

NSA meet has a wishlist for Taliban. But some are pointless without China, Pakistan attending

No country will be able to provide security cover and aid to Afghanistan like the US. With China and Pakistan appropriating strategic space, India has little elbow room.

NSA meet is a chance for Delhi to show Taliban victory doesn’t mean India’s defeat

Pakistan NSA Moeed Yusuf won’t attend the Regional Security Dialogue in Delhi. He’s missing a major opportunity for peace.

Indian aid and flag needs to touch down in Afghanistan. ‘Influencers’ are already flying in

In several recent summits, international actors have been jostling for space and status in Afghanistan. India can’t be conspicuous by absence.

Pakistan NSA ‘warns’ of second 9/11 if West doesn’t recognise Taliban, then says ‘misquoted’

Pakistan NSA Moeed Yusuf says interview in UK’s Sunday Times is 'gross mischaracterisation' of his conversation with journalist Christina Lamb. She says ‘interviews recorded’.

How 3 UP brothers arrested for ‘cow slaughter’ were slapped with NSA for ‘annoying Hindus’

Parvez, Irfan and Rahmatullah were arrested on 12 July 2020 for allegedly carrying 60 kg of cow meat, which was never forensically identified. They were released over a year later in August this year.

MP Police invokes NSA against 4 in Ujjain for allegedly raising pro-Pakistan slogans

MP CM Shivraj Chouhan said that he will not tolerate a 'Taliban-like' mindset after 10 people were arrested for allegedly shouting pro-Pakistan slogans during a Muharram event.

‘Failed’ law, ‘misused to stifle dissent’: Ex-SC judges speak out against UAPA, sedition, NSA

Retired SC judges Gopala Gowda, Deepak Gupta, Aftab Alam & M.B. Lokur said definition of terror under UAPA and sedition vague, needs to be defined through judicial pronouncements.

NSA was imposed on Manipur activist Erendro on basis of 5 cases, but probe not completed in 4

Manipur revoked the NSA order against political activist Leichombam Erendro after he was released from jail Monday, following the top court’s intervention.

SC seeks Manipur govt response on granting compensation to activist Erendro Leichombam

Erendro Leichombam was released Monday evening following the top court direction to Imphal jail authorities, saying that he cannot be put in jail even for a day.

On Camera

YourTurn

Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.

Defence

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

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

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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