Friday, 7 October, 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.

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G20 has 5 daunting challenges and India’s presidency can turn this crisis into opportunity

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Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.

Defence

Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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