Klips for 17th Sept

National 🇮🇳| SC directs govt to ‘restore normalcy’ in Kashmir

  • The SC was hearing several pleas on Kashmir which it had so far avoided, to give the govt ‘more time’
  • Justice Bobde called the situation ‘a terrible state of affairs’
  • The lockdown has now continued for 42 days

Reuters: https://reut.rs/2I3Z4aP

Former CM and Union Minister Farooq Abdullah booked under law used against terrorists

  • The Public Safety Act allows for detention upto 2 years with no court trials
  • This came to light when the SC finally allowed pleas on Kashmir to be heard and Vaiko’s plea highlighted the detention

Hindu: http://bit.ly/30jUv2t

Economy & Business 💰| RBI’s current account under threat if oil surge continues: RBI Gov

  • Oil prices surged after a drone strike on a Saudi oil field that affected 5% of global oil supply

Reuters: https://reut.rs/30pkPrZ

🗣Interesting: ‘Squarely blame Supreme Court for economic slowdown’: Harish Salve in conversation with Indira Jaising 

The Leaflet: http://bit.ly/2UYnQ16

🗣Opinion: Public? Safety?

  • ‘Move to book Farooq Abdullah under PSA shows arbitrariness — and a lack of plan to address the crisis in J&K’

Indian Express: http://bit.ly/2UXxYY8

Interesting: Get popcorn for iOS 13’s privacy pop-ups of creepy Facebook data grabs

  • Users are soon about to find out just how ‘creepy’ FB really gets as they use it on newer OS’s with privacy features

Techcrunch: https://tcrn.ch/2IbSVJB

Interesting: SoftBank Backers Rethink Role in Next Vision Fund on WeWork

Bloomberg: http://bit.ly/30ouLSu

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