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Activist Moves HC Against Order Discharging Maha Minister Chhagan Bhujbal In Corruption Case

Jan 13, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The activist has sought for the HC to quash the special court's order discharging Bhujbal and others in the case and to direct the court to conclude trial in the case expeditiously.

Nagaland Incident: ‘Time For Centre And States To Review AFSPA In Northeast’, Says Irom Sharmila

Dec 13, 2021 PTI

Nagaland firing incident resulted into the killing of 14 civilians and a soldier. The botched anti-insurgency operation and retaliatory violence on December 4 and the following day in Nagaland's Mon district created massive uproar on AFSPA.


Alleged PFI Activist Atiq Ur Rehman Sent To AIIMS From Mathura jail For Bypass Surgery

The government apparently sanctioned the money a day before the hearing of Rehman’s plea on Thursday by the high court and he was sent to AIIMS on Wednesday, Anand said.

Delay In Publishing Of P Varavara Rao Poems Attributed To ‘Unfavourable Legal Opinion’

Nov 12, 2021 Trisha Mukherjee

P Varavara Rao, the activist and poet is presently facing trial in the Bhima Koregaon case.


Mahasweta Devi: A Memoir

Long before Shyamanad Jalan had directed and staged ‘Haazar Chaurasi kee Maa’ we had heard of the real-life mother whose name might or might not have been Sujata. By this time, we had started reading Mashi’s books ourselves and were getting to know her literary world, far removed from our own.

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29 July, 2021

Mexico Says It Spent USD 61 Million To Buy Pegasus Spyware

Associated Press (AP)

As per anti money laundering investigator, officials from the two previous administrations had spent about USD 300 million in government money to purchase spyware


25 July, 2021

JLo Confirms Relationship With Ben Affleck On Instagram

Outlook Web Bureau

The couple were first spotted spending time together again in April, following Lopez's split from former fiance and professional baseball player Alex Rodriguez


22 July, 2021

Delhi Riots: Natasha Narwal Granted Provisional Registration For PhD

PTI

Natasha Narwal in her plea has sought permission to access monetary scholarship/fellowship as is her entitlement as a PhD student of the university.


19 July, 2021

SC Orders Immediate Release Of Manipuri Activist Detained Under NSA Over Facebook Post

Outlook Web Desk

Erendro Leichombam was detained on May 13 under NSA over a Facebook post in which he said that cow dung or cow urine will not cure Covid-19.


18 July, 2021

Egypt Releases Two Activists And Journalist Amid US Concerns Over Detentions

Associated Press (AP)

On Saturday, state security prosecutors ordered the release of the three pending ongoing investigations into charges against them


14 July, 2021

Haiti: Leaders Race To Fill Power Vacuum Caused Due To President Moïse’s Assassination

Associated Press (AP)

Interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph, who is ruling Haiti with the backing of lean police and military forces, has pledged to work with the opposition and allies of President Jovenel Moïse


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12 July, 2021

Bhima Koregaon-Accused Anand Teltumbde Denied Bail Days After Stan Swamy's Death

Outlook Web Desk

Activist Anand Teltumbde, one of the co-accused in the Elgar Parishad case, was denied bail by a special court on Monday.


18 June, 2021

HC Judgement On Activists Not To Be Treated As Precedent By Any Court To Give Similar Reliefs: SC

Outlook Web Bureau

The Supreme Court has said that reading down of UAPA may have pan-India ramifications.


18 June, 2021

A Rare Activist Judgement On UAPA

Prashant Reddy T.

The recent judgments of the Delhi High Court releasing on bail, three university students charged under UAPA can be classified as a rare act of judicial activism


18 June, 2021

Will Continue Our Struggle, Say Student Activists Freed From Jail In Delhi Riot Case

Outlook Web Bureau

Their friends and family members had gathered outside the jail before their release.


17 June, 2021

Delhi Riots 2020: Court Orders Immediate Release Of 3 Student Activists From Jail

Outlook Web Bureau

Delhi Riot Case: Earlier in the day, the students had moved the Delhi High Court seeking forthwith release from jail saying that they had not been released even after 36 hours of obtaining a bail order.


12 June, 2021

China Releases Hong Kong-Based Pro-Democracy Activist Agnes Chow

Associated Press (AP)

Chow was arrested for taking part in unauthorised assemblies during the massive 2019 anti-government protests


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27 February, 2021

Fuel Price Hike: Youth Congress Protests Outside Residence Of Smriti Irani

Outlook Web Bureau

Irani, when in Opposition, would take to the streets even if prices of petrol and diesel rose by Rs 5 per litre, but today she is 'completely silent', said Youth Cong chief Srinivas B V.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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