Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicSanjay Hegde

Topic: Sanjay Hegde

Not discharging public function, no positive obligation to further free speech: Twitter tells HC

Site says it is does not discharge public function and has no positive obligation to protect Fundamental Rights protected under India’s Constitution.

Professor, journalist and lawyer, Padma Bhushan Ashok Desai was a ‘lion of the bar’

Former attorney general Ashok Desai, who passed away Monday, was part of many important cases, including on power of CBI & CVC, Salwa Judum and Section 377.

Lawyer in 2002 riots & lynching cases, Sanjay Hegde to head Shaheen Bagh talks team

When SC appointed him to head the team tasked with outreach to Shaheen Bagh protesters, Sanjay Hegde was caught off-guard.

Mastodon — the social networking site Indians, angry with Twitter, are moving to

Many Indian Twitter users have signed up for Mastodon after accusing the former of bias for suspending lawyer Sanjay Hegde's account.

Blue tick not just a verification mark but a mark of Twitter’s caste bias, say users

Twitter users have made hashtag 'Cancel all blue ticks in India' trend, alleging the platform has a bias against Dalits, minorities and other lower castes when it verifies accounts.

Twitter won’t restore Sanjay Hegde’s account, lawyer says will move court

SC advocate Sanjay Hegde says he is planning to take Twitter to court over its decision, also considering moving international courts.

Sanjay Hegde can return to Twitter if he deletes ‘objectionable’ post, but he won’t

Hegde’s Twitter account has been blocked twice since Saturday over an iconic 1936 photo of Nazi Germany and for sharing a poem titled ‘Hang Him’.

SC lawyer Sanjay Hegde tangles with Twitter over ‘defiance’ photo from 1936 Nazi Germany

Hegde had his account suspended over the photo of German August Landmesser refusing to enact the Nazi salute before Hitler. The account was later re-instated.

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.