Representational photo: Republic day violence.

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Chennai School Sparks Wrangle, Terms R-Day Vandals As "Violent Maniacs"

DAV School in Chennai’s Gopalapuram has sparked a controversy as it referred Republic Day vandals as "violent maniacs" in a question paper. The question has asked students of class 10 to write a letter to a newspaper editor "condemning violent acts on the R-Day by miscreants and suggesting ways to thwart violent maniacs". Agitated by this, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor and Carnatic vocalist TM Krishna demanded a clarification from the school… read-more

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 11:45 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Chennai, Gopalapuram, DAV School, Republic Day Violence, Shashi Tharoor, TM Krishna, Violent Maniac

Courtesy: The Tribune

Republic Day vandalism accused Deep Sidhu(middle).

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R-Day Violence: Deep Sidhu Taken To Red Fort For Recreating Scene

Accused of contributing to Red Fort mayhem, actor/activist Deep Sidhu and Iqbal Singh were taken to the violence site to recreate the scene on February 13. Reportedly, Delhi Police's Crime Branch tracked the route taken by the culprits, their activities and the events unfolded at Red Fort on Republic Day. Out of several accused, Sidhu and Iqbal, who were carrying a cash reward for their arrest, were nabbed this week.

Sat, 13 Feb 2021 - 03:49 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Delhi Police, Crime Branch, Red Fort, Republic Day Violence, Deep Sidhu, iqbal singh

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor(right), Journalist Rajdeep Sardesai(left).

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Shashi Tharoor, Rajdeep Sardesai Granted Protection From Arrest By SC

The Supreme Court on February 9 stayed the arrest of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor and senior journalists, including Rajdeep Sardesai among others, until next hearing. The court held the decision while hearing petitions challenging the FIRs lodged against the people concerned. The petition has stated that the FIRs were infringing the right to freedom of speech and expression. Earlier, multiple complaints were lodged against them over their… read-more

Tue, 09 Feb 2021 - 12:58 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Supreme Court of India, SA Bobde, Shashi Tharoor, Rajdeep Sardesai, Republic Day Violence

Courtesy: The Tribune

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor(left), Journalist Rajdeep Sardesai(right).

Photo: The Quint

Tharoor, Sardesai Move To SC Against Delhi Police's FIRs

Following multiple FIR filings, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor and journalist Rajdeep Sardesai have approached the Supreme Court to quash the complaints on February 2. Reportedly, Delhi police had booked the duo on January 30 along with Caravan magazine for alleged "misleading" tweets on violence during farmers tractor rally. Moreover, journalists Mrinal Pande, Zafar Agha, Paresh Nath, and Anant Nath have approached the court for the same.

Wed, 03 Feb 2021 - 02:56 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Supreme Court of India, Shashi Tharoor, Rajdeep Sardesai, Republic Day Violence, Caravan Magazine

Courtesy: Times Now