Sunday, May 28, 2023

FIRs

No coercive action against TV news anchor, says SC

In a relief to TV news anchor Rohit Ranjan, the Supreme Court on Friday restrained various state authorities from taking coercive steps against him to take him in custody in connection with multiple FIRs for playing a doctored clip...

Doctored video: TV anchor seeks urgent hearing in SC

A TV news anchor, facing several FIRs in some states for playing a doctored clip of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, on Thursday again sought urgent hearing from the Supreme Court on his plea seeking protection from coercive action for...

SC to hear plea of TV anchor against FIRs for doctored Rahul video today

The Supreme Court agreed to hear on Thursday the plea of a TV news anchor, facing several FIRs in some states for playing a doctored clip of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, seeking protection from coercive action for the alleged...

Journalists pitch for organising legal aid for colleagues facing FIRs

Senior journalists on Monday suggested organising legal aid in different cities for mediapersons who have been a “target” of a “plethora of FIRs” and “raids by the Enforcement Directorate”.The suggestion was made at a meeting organised by the Press...

FIRs against Sharma, Jindal and Owaisi for inciting hatred

Delhi Police has registered two FIRs - one against former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma and the other against 31 people, including AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi and controversial priest Yati Narsinghanand - for allegedly spreading hate and hurting religious sentiments,...

SC puts on hold sedition law, saysno FIRs or any other proceedings

In a path-breaking order, the Supreme Court on Wednesday put on hold the colonial-era penal law on sedition till an “appropriate” government forum re-examines it and directed the Centre and states to not register any fresh FIR invoking the...

My arrest pre-planned conspiracy: Mevani

“Some Godse bhakts” in the Prime Minister’s Office had got FIRs registered against him, Gujarat legislator Jignesh Mevani alleged on Monday and termed his arrest by the Assam Police a “pre-planned conspiracy” to destroy him ahead of assembly elections...