I can’t give up comedy, I am alive because of it. I will win the hearts of the people who hate me. For this, I have to work harder. Every artist does not get this challenge. I have got it and will win their hearts.
That’s Munawar Faruqui declaring his intention to remain a comedian—despite being arrested and held without bail for 35 days for jokes he never made.
The bizarre arrest of young climate change activist
The TLDR: The Delhi police arrested 22-year-old Disha Ravi at her Bangalore home. The charge: She conspired with a Khalistani group to create a toolkit aimed at waging “economic, social, cultural and regional war against India.” But no charges have been filed and the FIR is missing. Yet Ravi has been sent to judicial custody for five days. The bizarre circumstances of this case have serious implications for democratic freedom in India.
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