Monday, 8 August, 2022
TopicSection 144

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Section 144 imposed in North Goa after intelligence inputs on terror threats

North Goa DM R Menaka, in a notification issued Monday, said the order imposing CrPC Section 144 will be in effect till 10 April, unless withdrawn earlier.

India has wide grounds for internet shutdowns but minimal safeguards – 2019 saw its result

Internet shutdowns are blanket bans and should be subject to serious scrutiny. But from Kashmir to Rajasthan, the reality has been different.

Mahatma Gandhi on anti-CAA protests & India’s ‘global leader’ of internet shutdowns

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Samajwadi Party and Congress MLAs defy Section 144 in UP, hold protests against CAA

Opposition leaders held protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act at the legislative assembly complex in Lucknow even as prohibitory orders remained imposed in the state.

Bhatpara & Jagatdal in West Bengal on the edge after violence breaks out between two groups

Section 144 has been imposed in areas of North 24 Parganas district following clashes that has left at least one dead and three injured.

On Camera

YourTurn

A Kia Sonet in India, 2020 | Wikimedia Commons

Pandemic, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, naysayers —Kia Motors entered India and beat all

Kia Motors claims to have sold over 5 lakh cars in India in just under 3 years. With new EV6 lined up, will the future be as electric for the Korean company?
Wheat being harvested at a village near Amritsar in Punjab | Representational image | ANI

Willing to ‘feed the world’ by summer, India may have to import wheat come winter

With wheat prices soaring, the government may have to slash import duty and impose stock limits, say traders and analysts.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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