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Sunday, February 16, 2020

CAA protest


Azad Maidan, again: Hum Dekhenge

February 16, 2020 1:47 pm

This was the second mass gathering witnessed by Mumbai after the August Kranti Maidan protest last December. While organisers of Saturday’s rally — ‘Alliance against CAA, NRC & NPR Mumbai’ — claimed that two lakh people were in attendance, the police pegged the figure at 70,000.

UP Budget session: Anti-CAA stir - Oppn seeks judicial probe into deaths, violence

February 15, 2020 5:47 am

Alleging that firing was done by police, opposition said that they do not trust police or CBI probe and thus demanded a judicial probe by a sitting judge of either the Allahabad High Court or the Supreme Court into the death cases.

Sedition case over anti-CAA school play: Headmistress, student’s mother get conditional bail in Bidar

February 15, 2020 4:29 am

Bidar district and sessions judge Managoli Premavathi ordered that Najibunnisa, the mother of the 11-year-old student of Shaheen Primary School, and Fareeda Begum, headmistress of the school, be released on a personal bond of Rs 1 lakh each and two sureties.

At Kanpur park, police accused of using force to disperse protesters

February 12, 2020 5:48 am

On Tuesday, Firozabad Superintendent of Police (SP) Sachindra Patel suspended two station house officers for dereliction of duty. The SP also suspended a sub-inspector for “not informing” senior police officers about threat calls received by the victim’s family.

Mumbai: Uber revokes suspension of man who drove poet to police station

February 12, 2020 2:12 am

“Following our internal review and to meet our standards, we enrolled the driver for re-sensitisation of our policies and community guidelines,” the Uber spokesperson said.

Day 16 of Mumbai Bagh: Will cooperate with road work, protesters assure civic chief

February 11, 2020 1:13 am

Last week, police filed an FIR against 300 unknown people for allegedly obstructing road work, carried out by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), due to the protest against CAA, NRC and NPR.

Gujarat confidential: Bandh In Support Of CAA

February 11, 2020 12:45 am

On Sunday, stone quarry owners held a blood donation camp in Vadodara district where BJP leaders, including Savli MLA Ketan Inamdar, was present.

A Brush with Identity

February 10, 2020 11:51 pm

As many as 50 artists come together to draw upon 70 years of the Constitution.

Who is afraid of the dafli?

February 10, 2020 11:17 pm

The humble dafli, which has been part of Indian folk and popular culture for long, is now an object of suspicion.

Pune: A month on, 150 protesters still at ‘Shaheen Bagh’

February 10, 2020 3:56 am

In the hopes that the Act will be revoked, the congregation of women protesters will hold Iftar and cultural programmes to spread awareness about their aims.


On Republic Day, thousands form human chain against CAA-NRC in Kerala, Kolkata

January 27, 2020 8:57 am

After the rehearsal at 3:30 pm, the human chain took shape at 4 pm. It is to be followed by public meetings at over 250 places across the state.