Tuesday, 29 November, 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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Italian PM vows cooperation during India's G20 presidency

India can open a new chapter in ties with Italy. Rome knows real intent of China’s outreach

India and Italy can easily support each other in gaining access to areas where they have limited presence, and should also relaunch the discussion of the trilateral partnership with Japan.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.