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SC issues notice to Centre on PILs against BBC documentary on Gujarat riots

It also issued a notice on the plea filed by lawyer M L Sharma. The apex court also directed the Centre to produce original records relating to take down order.

published on : 3rd February 2023
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Plea seeking ban on BBC: SC asks petitioners to mention case again on Friday

Alleging that BBC has been biased against India and Indian government, the plea said the documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi is result of deep conspiracy against global rise of India and PM.

published on : 3rd February 2023
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Adani row & BBC docu in focus at all-party meet, Oppn seeks debate

They in unison asked the government why it was delaying an inquiry by the Central Bureau of Investigation or the Enforcement Directorate into the Hindenburg row.

published on : 31st January 2023
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SC agrees to hear petition against ban on BBC docuseries

The pleas that have been also been filed by serial litigant ML Sharma, were mentioned before the bench led by CJI DY Chandrachud. 

published on : 31st January 2023
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SC agrees to hear pleas challenging Centre's ban on BBC documentary on 2002 Gujarat riots

At the outset of the proceedings, lawyer Sharma, who has filed a PIL in his personal capacity, mentioned the plea, saying that people were being arrested.

published on : 30th January 2023
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DMK to take Modi film issue in Tamil Nadu to Parliament

Chief Minister advises party MPs to raise issues concerning the state during budget session set to start on Jan 31

published on : 30th January 2023
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PIL filed in SC challenging Centre's decision to ban BBC documentary

He has sought direction to quash the order dated January 21, 2023, of the Ministry of the Information and Broadcasting, terming it as illegal, malafide, arbitrary and unconstitutional.

published on : 29th January 2023
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DU forms panel to probe Jan 27 ruckus outside Arts Faculty over BBC documentary screening

A commotion erupted at Delhi University on Friday as students attempted to screen the controversial BBC documentary, even as police and the university administration intervened to scuttle the move.

published on : 28th January 2023
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See no future for Congress, not joining BJP: Anil Antony

In an interview, Anil says Rahul Gandhi is surrounded by intolerant people, and he sees no future for Congress.

published on : 28th January 2023
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Police stop screening of BBC documentary on MCH campus

We asked the police to send back BJP-Yuva Morcha workers from the campus.

published on : 28th January 2023
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Madras University bans screening of BBC documentary

While members of the SFI planned to screen the film, which is based on the 2002 Gujarat riots, at 3 pm in the auditorium, the varsity administration did not permit it.

published on : 28th January 2023
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Youngest Chennai councillor views Modi documentary on phone, detained

A senior police officer said, at least 14 protesters were taken into preventive detention and later released. However, the protesters were able to watch the documentary before the police arrived.

published on : 27th January 2023
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BBC documentary can’t undermine India’s sovereignty: Shashi Tharoor

Tharoor maintained that the Supreme Court had already made its stand in the Gujarat riots issue.

published on : 26th January 2023
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SC asks CBI, Gujarat why they want activist Teesta Setalvad, husband back in jail

The top court was hearing a batch of pleas filed by Setalvad, Anand, the Gujarat police and the CBI arising out of three FIRs lodged against the couple.

published on : 25th January 2023
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Security beefed up at Delhi's Jamia over BBC documentary screening, several students detained

The university administration also issued a statement, saying no permission has been sought for the screening of the documentary and it will not be allowed.

published on : 25th January 2023
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Gujarat court acquits 22 accused in post-Godhra riots case

The prosecution stated that on February 28, 2002 the victims were killed and their bodies were disposed of by burning to conceal any potential evidence.

published on : 25th January 2023
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Screening of ‘controversial’ BBC documentary keeps Thiruvananthapuram on toes

A similar protest was witnessed on the Manaveeyam road, where the Youth Congress screened the documentary.

published on : 25th January 2023
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Campuses push back on BBC documentary on PM Modi

Screened at University of Hyderabad, widely in Kerala; JNU group watches it on phones

published on : 25th January 2023
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Top Indian university bans screening of BBC series on PM Modi

Modi's government has been accused of stifling dissent by free-speech activists and opposition leaders for years.

published on : 24th January 2023
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CPM youth wing says BBC documentary on PM Modi will be shown in Kerala

The announcement, on its Facebook page, by the Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) comes in the wake of the Centre's directions to block multiple YouTube videos and Twitter posts with links.

published on : 24th January 2023
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