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Mamata meme: Show-cause notice to Bengal government over delay in BJP activist’s release

New Delhi:  The Supreme Court on Monday issued a show cause notice to the West Bengal government in connection with a contempt plea filed over the delay in release from jail, BJP youth leader Priyanka Sharma, who was arrested for allegedly posting on the social media a meme on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The state […]

Kolkata: BJP Yuva Morcha leader Priyanka Sharma at a press conference in Kolkata, on May 16, 2019. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court granted bail to Sharma, who was arrested on May 10 for a meme on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, adding that she should apologize in writing upon her release for posting the morphed picture of the Trinamool Congress supremo. (Photo: IANS)

Mamata meme: SC terms BJP youth leader arrest ‘arbitrary’

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday termed as “prima facie arbitrary” the arrest of BJP’s West Bengal youth wing leader Priyanka Sharma for allegedly publishing a morphed image of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on social media. A vacation bench of Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice Sanjiv Khanna also took exception to the West Bengal […]