Friday, 19 August, 2022
TopicSafoora Zargar

Topic: Safoora Zargar

‘Cops pry kids’ hands from their father’s grasp’: What families of ‘political prisoners’ face

Khalid Saifi's wife Nargis, Varavara Rao's daughter Pavana and Safoora Zargar live with constant anxiety and social stigma. Being a political prisoner or a relative of one brings little hope of justice.

Mumbai court orders probe against actor Payal Rohatgi for derogatory tweets on Muslim women

The Mumbai court held that prima facie the actor's tweets suggest a disregard for Muslim women and community.

Disha Ravi vs Safoora Zargar — why judge gave bail to one young activist but not the other

There is perceived contradiction in judgments issued by Delhi judge Dharmender Rana, however, legally, the two cases are on a different footing.

Intellectual tolerance to differing opinions is crucial test of principles

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

Umar Khalid not alone, 7 more students were arrested under anti-terror law for Delhi riots

The student-activists arrested under UAPA are mostly from two Delhi universities — Jamia Millia Islamia and Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Delhi High Court grants bail to Safoora Zargar after police concedes on humanitarian grounds

Jamia student Safoora Zargar was arrested on 10 April and had been charged under the stringent UAPA for her alleged role in the Northeast Delhi riots.

Safoora Zargar’s pregnancy does not dilute gravity of her offence: Delhi Police to HC

In response to imprisoned Jamia student Safoora Zargar's bail plea, the Delhi Police also submitted that she is receiving adequate medical care in Tihar Jail.

Police didn’t inform Delhi riots accused of serious charges, violated procedure: Lawyers

Police brought in additional charges against arrested Pinjra Tod members after they got bail. Lawyers say this has been observed in other Delhi riots arrests too.

SC single bench on bail pleas must lead to speedy justice for Safoora Zargar, Sudha Bharadwaj

Supreme Court's move to let single judge benches hear bail pleas must not end up like govt pronouncements – good to read about but with little impact on citizens' lives.

Locker room boys to IT cell men: India’s rape culture grows without shame or consequences

If Delhi school boys on Instagram privately plan to rape underage girls, then men from IT cells of political parties publicly threaten women on Twitter and Facebook.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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