Saturday, 1 October, 2022

Topic: Sedition

Stan Swamy lived a life of service to the poor and oppressed. He paid for his commitment

Stan Swamy would have preferred to die amongst his adopted children, the Adivasis of Jharkhand. But the government and the NIA thought otherwise.

12 BJP leaders in Lakshadweep resign over ‘unjustified’ sedition case against filmmaker

A sedition case was filed against filmmaker Aisha Sultana Thursday for calling Lakshadweep Administrator Praful K. Patel a 'bioweapon' during a TV debate.

India must evolve its vaccine policy decisions, give legal protection to all manufacturers

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‘Time we defined limits of sedition’: SC stays coercive action against Telugu news channels

Hearing petitions filed by TV5 news and ABN Andhra Jyoti, the SC said if TV channels say something, 'it cannot be called sedition'.

Manipur journalist & activist booked for Facebook posts faced NSA, sedition charges before

Journalist Kishorechandra Wangkhem and activist Erendro Leichombam were booked for their social media message posted in the wake of state BJP chief Tikendra Singh’s Covid-related death.

SC orders medical examination of rebel YSR Congress MP K Raju in sedition case

A vacation bench of Justices Vineet Saran and B R Gavai directed that K Raghu Ramakrishna Raju be kept at the Army hospital at Secunderabad, Telangana, till further orders.

Riots planned in Hathras after CAA plan failed: UP Police charge sheet against Kappan, 7 others

The charge sheet, filed by the UP Police's Special Task Force, says Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan and other accused were receiving funding from foreign sources, including Muscat.

Police asked to give charge sheet copies to Kanhaiya Kumar, 9 others in 2016 sedition case

Kumar and others, including former JNU students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, were accused of raising anti-India slogans in 2016.

In India, sedition law is the ‘toolkit’ to suppress dissent and criticism

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Shantanu Muluk created farmers toolkit, intended to spread rumours: Delhi Police to court

Delhi Police claims Muluk, who is on bail in a case of sedition and other charges, had a direct role in planning and execution of a 'large, inter-continental conspiracy to excite disaffection against India'.

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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.