Evict Aseem Trivedi from ‘Bigg Boss’, says Republican Party of India (RPI)

On Thursday morning to the Bigg Boss home Angry Dalits from different parts of the state marched demanding eviction of one of its inmates, cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, a Republican Party of India (RPI) member said. “About 5,000 marchers, led by RPI chief Ramdas Athavale, have gathered here from Mumbai, Thane, Pune, Nashik and other parts.” […]

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HC slams Mumbai Police for arresting cartoonist for sedition

The Bombay High Court today slammed Mumbai Police for arresting cartoonist Aseem Trivedi on “frivolous” grounds and “without application of mind”, saying its action breached his freedom of speech and expression. “How can you (police) arrest people on frivolous grounds? You arrest a cartoonist and breach his liberty of freedom of speech and expression,” a […]

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Press Council chief slams sedition charge against cartoonist

Press Council of India (PCI) chairman Markandey Katju Monday termed the sedition charge against cartoonist Aseem Trivedi as “stupid” and demanded action against politicians and police responsible for arresting the cartoonist. “The charges are stupid and this is not sedition. This is misuse of the state machinery. Those politicians and policemen who have made this […]

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