‘Right-wing’ defense analyst freed from jail after apology

Indian defense researcher and commentator Abhijit Iyer-Mitra, who was accused of hurting religious sentiments, has been released from prison after Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik decided to ‘pardon’ him. Patnaik’s government in the east Indian state removed controversial sections of the Indian Penal Code – 295A and 153A – from applying to Iyer-Mitra’ s case. Originally, […]