Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi

  • 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: 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Advani compares Aseem's arrest to Emergency September 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader LK Advani came out in support of cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, saying the present political situation was worse than Emergency. Advani, in his blog wrote, "India has been independent now for sixty five years. I have always regarded the Emergency period 1975-77 as the...
  • Cartoonist Aseem expected to be out of jail today September 12, 2012

    Mumbai: Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi has finally agreed to accept bail. He is currently at the Arthur Road jail in Mumbai and is expected to be released later on Wednesday. Aseem earlier refused to apply for bail till sedition charges were dropped against him. However, a bail was granted on Tuesday...
  • Aseem accepts bail, says he respects judiciary September 11, 2012

    Mumbai: Hours after refusing to take the bail granted by the Bombay High Court, cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, arrested on the charges of mocking Parliament and the National Emblem, on Tuesday evening said that he would accept it and execute the bond on Wednesday. The cartoonist said, "I respect judiciary, will execute...
  • Cartoonist Aseem refuses to take bail from HC September 11, 2012

    Mumbai: Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, arrested on the charges of mocking Parliament and the National Emblem, has been granted bail by the Bombay High Court on a personal bond of Rs 5,000. But Aseem Trivedi told the court that he was not taking the bail as the sedition charge under Indian...
  • Sedition charge against Aseem may be dropped September 11, 2012

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government is likely to drop the sedition charge against cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, according to sources. Sources say that a final decision will be taken in 24 hours. This comes as Aseem has vowed not to apply for bail till the sedition charge against him is dropped. However, even...
  • Cartoonists must know their limits, warns police September 11, 2012

    Mumbai: Even as the debate over cartoonist Aseem Trivedi's arrest continues, the Mumbai Police maintains that cartoonists must know their limits. Mumbai Police Commissioner Dr Satyapal Singh has said, "I can't say if the charges will be dropped or not. We don't need him anymore for the investigation. This is...
  • Can drawing a cartoon be seen as an anti-national act? September 10, 2012

    Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi refuses bail till the sedition law is repealed, sent to jail till the September 24. ...
  • Aseem sent to jail, Katju says arrest policemen September 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Defiant cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, who was arrested on sedition and two other charges for mocking Parliament and the National Emblem, on Monday refused to apply for bail even as the police said that they did not want his custody any more. The cartoonist said that he would not apply...
  • Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi vows not to apply for bail September 10, 2012

    Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi has decided not to apply for bail and wants the sedition charge to be dropped first. ...
  • Free cartoonist Aseem, arrest policemen: Katju September 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Press Council of India chairman, Justice Markandey Katju, has come out strongly in favour of Aseem Trivedi, the cartoonist who has been arrested on sedition charge for mocking Parliament and the National Emblem. Speaking to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Justice Katju said that Aseem is not a criminal and...
  • NCP defends action against cartoonist Trivedi September 10, 2012

    Mumbai: The NCP on Monday defended the police action against cartoonist Aseem Trivedi who was booked under sedition charges and demanded an apology from him. Talking to reporters, NCP spokesman Nawab Malik said Trivedi had been arrested for objectionable cartoons of the national emblem and Parliament. "People are being misled to believe...
  • Cartoonist Aseem sent to jail till September 24 September 10, 2012

    Mumbai: Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, arrested for mocking Parliament and the National Emblem, has been sent to judicial custody by a Mumbai court till September 24. The police did not seek Aseem's custody and Mumbai's Bandra court send him to judicial custody as he did not apply for bail. Aseem refused...
  • Police had no grounds to arrest Aseem: RR Patil September 10, 2012

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil has said there were no grounds for the police to take cartoonist Aseem Trivedi into custody. "The police investigation was complete. There was no need to seek police custody. I am looking into the matter. We will say so in court," Patil said. Union Minister...