Solicitor General Tushar Mehta submitted, “I have a preliminary objection, that one person is in jail and a charge sheet has been filed against him under the UAPA. Eight persons filed for bail and a journalists’ association file a Habeas Corpus petition, which is not maintainable.
According to the joint statement by EGI President Seema Mustafa and others, the Editors Guild of India is deeply disturbed by the reports of inhuman treatment being meted out to journalist Siddique Kappan.
The Trinamool Congress’ (TMC) post-victory evolution in West Bengal has happened quickly and in Technicolor. The BJP’s former Union minister Babul Supriyo, who had lost all bearing in his party after his defeat, has joined the TMC.