Sunday, 2 October, 2022

Topic: Sedition

Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid charged with sedition for 2016 JNU protest

Three years after protest on Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru’s death anniversary, Delhi Police has filed its chargesheet in the JNU row.

Pak PM Imran Khan to address the nation tomorrow, to highlight govt’s performance

Here’s what’s happening across the border: 300 workers of far-right party TLP booked for sedition, and China says any attempt to undermine its relations with Pakistan is bound to fail.

Gujarat court frames charges against Patidar leader Hardik Patel, 2 aides in sedition case

The trio has been charged in connection with the violence that had broken out during the Patidar community's quota agitation in August 2015.

Tamil film ‘Sarkar’ is creating quite a storm — from sedition accusation to Google searches

Sarkar, starring Vijay, has taken on Tamil Nadu politics and criticises everything from election freebies to Thoothukudi firings.

What sedition headlines don’t tell you about JNU: It’s a leader in science research

The science research at JNU often gets lost in the headlines about its culture of intense campus politics.

Turning a blind eye towards sedition law, and the ‘upcoming’ Ayodhya verdict

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

Criticism of government, calling country ‘racist’ not sedition, says outgoing Law Commission

Panel asserts that people should be allowed to point out ‘loopholes’ in govt policy, says ‘national interest’ can’t be used to curb free speech.

Amarinder Singh govt’s sacrilege bill has history, will be open to misuse

The Punjab government plans to table the bill in the assembly during the next session.

Sedition case against Navjot Singh Sidhu won’t hold, but what does it mean?

A colonial law prescribed in the IPC, sedition is a serious criminal offence against the state, but it needs sanction from the govt before...

Sedition case against Sidhu for hugging Pak army chief a test of nationalism or paranoia?

Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu is facing a sedition complaint for allegedly insulting the Indian Army by hugging the Pakistan army chief at Imran...

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.