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TopicSiddique Kappan

Topic: Siddique Kappan

Siddique Kappan still in jail after two years. If journalism dies, democracy won’t survive

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SC gives bail to scribe Siddique Kappan, arrested on his way to report Hathras rape, murder

Kappan and 3 others were arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police in October 2020 and slapped with the stringent UAPA, as cops claimed he wanted to disturb peace in the area.

UP govt opposes Siddique Kappan’s bail plea, tells SC he has ‘deep links’ with terror outfits

The Kerala journalist, booked under UAPA & other charges, for alleged links with Popular Front of India, has approached SC. The bail plea hearing will take place on 9 September.

Allahabad HC denies bail to Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan — read the full text of judgment

Justice Krishan Pahal denied Kappan bail due to several factors, including use of tainted money, links with other accused from outside media fraternity.

‘Siddique Kappan had no work in Hathras’ — Allahabad HC rejects journalist’s bail plea

Justice Krishan Pahal says the prosecution's allegations of tainted money being used by the applicant and his colleagues for inciting violence cannot be ruled out.

WhatsApp chats & 36 ‘communal’ articles is what UP Police has against jailed journalist Kappan

Charge sheet against Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan and seven others was filed by UP Police in a Mathura court on 3 April. Court has taken cognisance, charges yet to be framed.

‘Sick, in severe pain’ — contempt plea in SC alleges medical aid denied to Siddique Kappan

The plea demands contempt action against Senior Superintendent of Mathura jail, two special secretaries of UP Department of Home Affairs, chief secretary of UP government and UP DGP.

Journalist Siddique Kappan has been in jail for a year in a case built on exaggerated claims

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Indian, American soldier during Yudh Abhyas 2022 | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Hand-to-hand combat, memories of ‘Vietnam & dal tadka’ — US soldiers’ takeaways from Yudh Abhyas

Held in Uttarakhand’s Auli, aim of the annual India-US joint exercise, which ended Friday, was to increase interoperability between the 2 armies & allow them to exchange best practices.
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