Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicSuresh Chavhanke

Topic: Suresh Chavhanke

Viral video of teacher thrashing student in Tamil Nadu has nothing to do with Christianity

Sudarshan News, its editor-in-chief Suresh Chavhanke shared video of teacher beating a Dalit student, claiming the teacher is Christian and is punishing the student for wearing a rudraksha.

‘UPSC jihad’ show offensive, could promote communal attitudes — govt in affidavit to SC

In its affidavit to SC, I&B ministry said it has through an order issued earlier this month cautioned Sudarshan News to be careful in future.

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.

Indian Muslims in govt battle Sudarshan’s ‘UPSC Jihad’ and Sarkari Musalman traitor tag

Running UPSC coaching institutes from mosques is bad optics. But it’s a result of lack of secularisation, not a diabolical design to infiltrate the secular State.

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.

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.

‘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."

Regulate digital media first, Centre tells Supreme Court in Sudarshan News ‘UPSC Jihad’ case

In its affidavit, the Centre claims that digital web-based news portals, YouTube channels and OTT platforms should be considered mainstream media.

Former IAS, IFS officers move SC in Sudarshan News case, seek ruling on scope of ‘hate speech’

The petitioners say accusations of dual loyalties towards members of any faith — and suggestions of treachery by virtue of belonging to that faith — constitute hate speech.

Jamia centre at heart of Sudarshan News ‘UPSC jihad’ row has coached 500+ govt officers

Jamia UPSC centre is one of five facilities set up by govt between 2009 and 2010 to provide underprivileged communities with free residential coaching for the civil services.

On Camera

YourTurn

How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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