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58 million Indians living without pension: Centre spends 0.04% of GDP on income security for elderly, reveals survey
India

58 million Indians living without pension: Centre spends 0.04% of GDP on income security for elderly, reveals survey

According to the National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP), 80 million elderly people in India are entitled to a pension of Rs 200 per month.

Activists arrested not for dissenting views but for 'cogent evidence' of having Maoist links, Maharashtra Police tells SC
India

Activists arrested not for dissenting views but for 'cogent evidence' of having Maoist links, Maharashtra Police tells SC

Maharashtra police filed an affidavit in response to a plea of historian Romila Thapar and four others challenging the arrest of the five activists in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence case

Activists’ arrest in Bhima Koregaon case 'attack on freedom', SC told; court upholds value of dissent, grants interim relief
India

Activists’ arrest in Bhima Koregaon case 'attack on freedom', SC told; court upholds value of dissent, grants interim relief

A Supreme Court bench quashed the Pune Police's bid for immediate custody of the five noted rights activists arrested in Bhima Koregaon investigation after it ordered that they be kept under house arrest till 6 September.

Bhima Koregaon raids: SC orders house arrest for activists till 6 Sept; calls dissent 'safety valve' of democracy
India

Bhima Koregaon raids: SC orders house arrest for activists till 6 Sept; calls dissent 'safety valve' of democracy

Supreme Court also issued notice to the Maharashtra state government and the state police on the plea filed by five intellectuals, including historian Romila Thapar and economists Prabhat Patnaik and Devika Jain, against the Bhima Koregaon arrests

Anna's fast (and domination of headlines) enters ninth day
Politics

Anna's fast (and domination of headlines) enters ninth day

The talks between the government and Team Anna and the likelihood of a way out of the Lokpal logjam continue to dominate national newspapers.