Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicSafoora Zargar

Topic: Safoora Zargar

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.

As arrested and pregnant Jamia student is slandered online, husband keeps faith in judiciary

Safoora Zargar, booked under UAPA, is lodged in Tihar jail amid the Covid-19 outbreak and has been denied bail. She is three months pregnant.

On Camera

YourTurn

How Facebook and Amazon rely on an invisible workforce

The market for on-demand, digital tasks is estimated by the World Bank to be worth $25 billion, with Meta Platforms, Amazon, YouTube as some of the biggest buyers.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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