Saturday, 28 May, 2022

Topic: ThePrintUncut

Read full text of India’s response to NYT report putting country’s Covid toll at ‘at least 4 mn’

In a report published Saturday, the New York Times claimed that the Narendra Modi govt was stalling WHO's efforts to make the global Covid death toll public.

‘Vague, arbitrary, draconian’ — EGI demands withdrawal of new media accreditation guidelines

Editors Guild of India demands withdrawal of the Central Media Accreditation Guidelines-2022, urges PIB to undertake 'meaningful consultation' with all its stakeholders.

58 press freedom, human rights bodies write to J&K L-G urging release of journalist Fahad Shah

Shah was arrested on 4 February for allegedly 'glorifying terrorist activities' and 'inciting the public'. Earlier, the Editors Guild had also condemned the arrest.

Editors Guild slams Fahad Shah arrest, says media freedom has ‘progressively eroded’ in Kashmir

New Delhi: The Editors Guild of India Sunday issued a "strong" condemnation of the arrest of journalist and Kashmir Walla editor Fahad Shah, stating...

India’s new nationalism wants to promote disquiet — full text of Hamid Ansari’s speech at US event

Speaking at a virtual US Congressional briefing on Republic Day, Ansari said this form of nationalism presents an 'electoral majority in the guise of a religious majority'.

Reservation is not at odds with merit — full text of SC order on OBC quota in NEET

The two-judge bench said that competitive examinations do not reflect social, economic & cultural advantages that accrue to certain classes & merit should be socially contextualized.

‘An important institution dismantled’ — Editors Guild ‘anguished’ by Kashmir Press Club shutdown

Editors Guild says journalists in the region 'frequently face intimidation from terror groups as well as state', adds that shutting down of club 'sets dangerous precedent for media freedom'.

‘Cannot be a mute spectator’ — Full text of SC order on forming Pegasus probe committee

Stressing the need to examine the charges, the three-judge SC bench led by CJI Ramana has ordered the setting up of a technical committee, headed by former SC judge Justice R.V. Raveendran.

100 cr vaccine feat example of what can be achieved if people & govt come together: Narendra Modi

The journey from anxiety to assurance has happened and our nation has emerged stronger, thanks to the world’s largest vaccination drive, writes PM Narendra Modi.

Callous probe, no real effort made to trace witnesses — full text of court order on Delhi riots

While discharging three accused in a Delhi riots case, a Delhi court said the police hardly carried out any investigation.

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Representational image of cryptocurrencies | Pizabay

What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.