Aseem Trivedi

  • LS polls: Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi set to challenge Jaiswal on AAP ticket February 3, 2014

    Kanpur: Riding high on its outstanding performance in Delhi elections, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is likely to field cartoonist-turned-activist Aseem Trivedi from Kanpur Lok Sabha constituency against Congress' Sriprakash Jaiswal and Samajwadi Party's candidate Raju Srivastava. "Yes, talks are on with the AAP leaders pertaining to Lok Sabha ticket from...
  • BSNL's website hacked by Anonymous India December 14, 2012

    New Delhi: State-owned telecom firm BSNL's Website was hacked on Friday by a group that demanded withdrawal of section 66 A of the IT Act. The Website 'www.bsnl.co.in' was quickly restored. The group Anonymous India said that it hacked the website in support of activists Aseem Trivedi and Alok Dixit,...
  • SC admits Aseem Trivedi's plea against Sec 66(A) of IT Act November 30, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has admitted cartoonist Aseem Trivedi's plea against the controversial Section 66(A) of the Information Technology Act. Trivedi had been arrested in Mumbai in September on sedition charges for allegedly mocking the Constitution. He said the law is being misused to curb freedom. My plea has been...
  • Porn star Priya Rai is not coming to 'Bigg Boss 6' November 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Priya Rai, porn star of Indian origin, has denied coming to the reality show 'Bigg Boss'. She was rumoured to get a wild card entry in the ongoing sixth season of the show. She writes on Twitter, "I am NOT coming to Big Boss I don't know who...
  • Bigg Boss 6: Sampat and Sapna nominated again November 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Celebrity hairstylist Sapna Bhavnani and Gulabi gang leader Sampat Pal have become the most featured celebs in the nomination list. Both of them are finding it difficult to bond with other contestants and are often seen fighting inside the 'Bigg Boss 6' house. On day 28, all the...
  • Bigg Boss 6: Aseem Trivedi wants to teach activism November 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Controversial cartoonist Aseem Trivedi wants to take his fight against corruption to a new level by opening a school to educate the youth on organised forms of activism. The thought of such an institution came to him during his stay in TV reality show 'Bigg Boss 6'. "I thought...
  • Bigg Boss 6: Aseem Trivedi out of the house November 3, 2012

    Mumbai: His stay on 'Bigg Boss 6' has not been as controversial inside the house as it has been outside. Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi's journey on the reality show came to an end Friday night, following his eviction and a recent agitation outside the office of the Colours channel. His entry on...
  • RPI attacks Colors over Aseem's eviction from Bigg Boss November 1, 2012

    Mumbai: Activists of Ramdas Athawale-led Republican Party of India (RPI) on Thursday pelted stones at the office of Colors TV channel in Mumbai to reiterate their demand for evicting cartoonist Aseem Trivedi from reality show "Bigg Boss 6". "Around 20 activists from our youth wing pelted stones at the office...
  • Bigg Boss: Two contestants to be evicted this week October 30, 2012

    Mumbai: The 'Bigg Boss 6' inmates are in for a surprise this week. Unlike each week when one housemate would get evicted, two of them will be shown the door this time. The celebrity contestants nominated for eviction this week include Gulab Gang leader Sampat Lal, controversial cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, model...
  • Bigg Boss: Karishma is the new Shakti Kapoor, says Aseem October 29, 2012

    New Delhi: On day 21, the ‘Bigg Boss 6’ contestants had to go through the gruelling nomination process again. Sampat Pal, Karishma Kotak, Aseem Trivedi and Sapna Bhavnani have been nominated for eviction this week. Navjot Singh Sidhu was also in the list, but Delnaaz Irani, who’s the captain of...
  • Bigg Boss: Evict Aseem Trivedi says political party October 25, 2012

    Lonavala: Angry Dalits from different parts of the state marched Thursday morning to the ‘Bigg Boss’ home 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,...
  • Bigg Boss: I am losing my self respect, says Rajeev October 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Despite Delnaaz Irani repeatedly telling him, Rajeev Paul continues to be overfriendly with her. While Aashka Goradia was busy shouting over Niketan Madhok hiding a coffee jar, Rajeev tried to hold Delnaaz’s hand. She shouted at him and made it clear that she does not like it. When...
  • Bigg Boss 6 Live Blog: Delnaaz hits on Aseem Trivedi October 17, 2012

    New Delhi: On Day 9 of Bigg Boss 6, Aseem, Delnaaz, Khasif and Vrijesh were having lunch together and Delnaaz started flirting with Assem. Vrijesh also joined in and started teasing Aseem and Delnaaz. A sporting Delnaaz played along but Aseem started blushing and smiling like a child.Besides, Bigg Boss...
  • Sedition charges against Aseem Trivedi dropped October 12, 2012

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Friday dropped sedition charges against cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, who was arrested in September 2012. The Attorney General told the Bombay High Court that the sedition charges against Aseem were a 'knee-jerk reaction'. The AG also said that the state will draft a circular on Section...
  • Aseem Trivedi: Don't expect entertainment from me October 9, 2012

    New Delhi: What should one expect from Aseem Trivedi on the reality show 'Bigg Boss 6'? "Not entertainment for sure," says the controversial activist and cartoonist, who hopes to use the platform to spread his message on anti-corruption. "I am not an entertainer. I am not going to the show for...
  • Bigg Boss: Public wants to see 'nanga naach', says Sapna October 9, 2012

    New Delhi: So the action has already begun, from arguments to nominations, day 1 for contestants inside the ‘Bigg Boss’ house was no less than a roller coaster ride. The 15 participants were asked to make seven pairs of two each, but model Niketan Madhok failed to find a partner....
  • 'Bigg Boss 6' begins: Salman Khan steals the show October 8, 2012

    New Delhi: The opening ceremony of ‘Bigg Boss’ season 6 was a grand affair. Apart from Salman Khan and the contestants, celebrities like Rani Mukerji, Daler Mehndi and Himesh Reshammiya were also seen performing during the show. The 15 contestants who will be seen in season 6 include, Navjot...
  • Reading books on Naxalism is not crime: Girish Karnad October 5, 2012

    Mumbai: Stating that rebellion is the right of every artist, veteran actor and filmmaker Girish Karnad today said reading or possessing books on Naxalism is not a crime. The 74-year-old playwright said Aseem Trivedi, the political cartoonist who was charged with sedition by Mumbai Police, and human rights activist Binayak...
  • My cartoons will now spew more venom: Trivedi September 16, 2012

    Kanpur: Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, who was arrested on sedition charges, on Sunday said he would continue to draw cartoons that raise issues like corruption, as people in large numbers thronged the railway station here to receive him. Trivedi, who belongs to Shuklaganj in adjoining Unnao district, was received by his parents...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Aseem Trivedi case September 16, 2012

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  • Media needs independent regulation: Katju September 16, 2012

    Karan Thapar: Hello and welcome to Devil's Advocate. Should the law on sedition be scrapped – that's one of the key issues I shall explore today with the Chairman of the Press Council and former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju. Justice Katju, let’s start with Section 124 A of...
  • Will act against misuse of sedition law: Katju September 16, 2012

    Former Supreme Court judge and Chairman of the Press Council, Justice Markandey Katju has slammed the politicians and the police for taking action against cartoonist Aseem Trivedi over some of his work that depicted Parliament as a commode and the national emblem with wolves instead of lions. Slamming the Mumbai...
  • SIT to review sedition charge against Aseem September 13, 2012

    Mumbai: The Mumbai police have formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) headed by an Assistant Commissioner of Police to probe the case of cartoonist Aseem Trivedi and also review the sedition charges slapped on him. "The case has now been handed over to the SIT headed by ACP GT Padwal. Earlier,...
  • News 360: Libyan PM apologises to US for envoy killing September 12, 2012

    US Ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, has been killed in an attack on the consulate in Benghazi. ...
  • Aseem Trivedi out on bail, govt yet to drop sedition charge September 12, 2012

    Cartoonist and anti-corruption activist Aseem Trivedi is out on bail. But the government is yet to drop the sedition charge slapped against him. ...
  • Aseem Trivedi vows to intensify his campaign September 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, who is facing the charge of sedition among others, on Wednesday said he had not done anything wrong and vowed to intensify his campaign for scrapping of the sedition law. "I want to awaken people. Government is not listening to us. There was a countrywide protest...
  • Had to make cartoons to awaken govt: Aseem Trivedi September 12, 2012

    Speaking to CNN-IBN Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Aseem Trivedi said he had not done anything wrong. ...
  • Fight for freedom of expression will continue: Aseem Trivedi September 12, 2012

    Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, booked on the charge of sedition, on Wednesday walked out of Arthur Road Jail, a day after being granted bail by the Bombay High Court. ...
  • Aseem Trivedi released, wants sedition law repealed September 12, 2012

    Mumbai: Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, booked on the charge of sedition, on Wednesday walked out of Arthur Road Jail, a day after being granted bail by the Bombay High Court. Trivedi also wants the sedition law to be scrapped. "I will cooperate in court cases. Section 124 (A) should be removed...
  • Bal Thackeray backs Aseem, but raps him too September 12, 2012

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray on Wednesday came out in support of jailed cartoonist Aseem Trivedi but also gave him a sharp rap on the knuckles. While contending that the sedition charge slapped by Mumbai police on the cartoonist was a bit too much, Thackeray also pulled up Trivedi for...