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Sudarshan TV’s ‘UPSC jihad’ show violated programme code under Cable TV Act, Centre tells SC

A show-cause notice has been sent to Sudarshan TV and it has been asked to reply by 28 September regarding violation of programme code, central govt tells Supreme Court.

Passengers who booked flights during lockdown entitled to immediate refund, DGCA tells SC

In an affidavit filed before SC, DGCA said that passengers will get full refunds if they don't avail the credit shells offered to them by airlines till 31 March 2021.
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Aren’t we curbing free speech if we take ‘UPSC jihad’ show off air — SC asks petitioners

The Justice DY Chandrachud led 3-judge bench posed the query to advocate Shadan Farasat when he argued in favour of a permanent injunction against the Sudarshan News show.
File photo of Editor-in-chief of Sudarshan News Suresh Chavhanke

Supreme Court giving Sudarshan News case a constitutional colour is curious

The facts of the case are so cut-and-dried that Supreme Court's constitutional question about seeking a balance between free speech and right to equality doesn’t arise.
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Govt forms expert committees to inspect Covid facilities following directions of SC

The committees have been tasked to inspect, supervise and guide govt, other Covid hospitals, Minister of State for Health Ashwini Choubey told the Rajya Sabha Sunday.
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Tell us how tone of ‘UPSC jihad’ show will change, Supreme Court asks Sudarshan News

Supreme Court says it doesn't want to come in the way of journalism, but is concerned with the 'vilification' & 'stereotyping' of Muslims in the Sudarshan News show.
File photo of Editor-in-chief of Sudarshan News Suresh Chavhanke

‘UPSC jihad’ show an investigative report, says Sudarshan News editor, wants SC to lift ban

In an affidavit filed in the Supreme Court, Sudarshan News editor-in-chief Suresh Chavhank said he wants to "expose anti-national activities."
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Shocked by Supreme Court’s ‘rare’ stay order on Maratha quota Act, says Fadnavis

The former Maharashtra CM also accused the present Shiv Sena-led govt in the state of not being ready to take up the challenge of pursuing the matter to its logical end.
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Centre doesn’t require Delhi High Court nod to grant recognition to sports bodies, says SC

The top court was hearing the Sports Ministry's appeal against the HC order, which prohibited the govt from granting recognition to national federations without its approval.
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What Supreme Court got right & what it didn’t in the Sudarshan News ‘UPSC jihad’ case

In episode 569 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta explains how Supreme Court made several valid points about Sudarshan News but in banning the show, may have set a bad precedent.

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Security personnel stand guard near a neighbourhood vandalised by rioters during clashes between those against and those supporting the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in north east Delhi, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. | PTI

I used to think Marxists imagined grand govt conspiracies. Delhi Police beats them hollow

As you read Delhi Police's 17,000-page charge sheet in Delhi riots case, ignore every question because you must not allow petty facts to disturb a good story.
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Investors continue to flock Mukesh Ambani, now KKR to invest $754 million in Reliance Retail

US private equity group KKR will hold a 1.28% stake in Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Retail, valuing India’s biggest retailer at Rs 4.2 lakh crore or $57 billion.


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India closely monitoring entire LAC as ‘situation on the ground remains unchanged’

Army sources said the period until at least the first week of November, after which snow becomes a hurdle from an operational perspective, is crucial.
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Suspect all, fix all? Is that the motto of our new ‘National Suspicion State’?

It’s not just Modi government or BJP, but even state governments, judiciary are getting caught in a ‘we suspect all’ mindset. Is India becoming a National Suspicion State?