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Mother of 20-yr-old killed in CAA police firing says her poll fight for justice

January 28, 2022 6:09 am

A housewife and mother of seven, Akbari Khatoon says Priyanka Gandhi convinced her to contest the election “for the sake of Suleiman and others like him killed in police action during the protests in 2019”.

Gujarat HC quashes order against NRC-CAA protester: 'Can’t be externed for raising grievance against govt’

August 26, 2021 10:00 pm

Quashing the externment order against the person, identified as Mohammed Kaleem Siddiqui, the court observed that “a citizen cannot be subjected to externment for raising his grievance against the Government”.

Gauhati High Court upholds bail order of peasant activist Akhil Gogoi by special NIA court

April 14, 2021 10:00 pm

On October 1 last year, the Special NIA court had granted bail to Gogoi after submission of chargesheet by the investigating agency.

Rampur cleric held in anti-CAA protest violence cases: Police

February 13, 2021 8:26 pm

Jamali is among the six clerics in Rampur who were issued notices two weeks ago, asking them to appear before Rampur Police's Crime Branch, which is investigating the cases related to violence, to get their statement recorded.

Right to protest cannot be anytime and everywhere: SC on Shaheen Bagh CAA protests

February 13, 2021 5:04 pm

The bench said that “democracy and dissent go hand in hand, but then the demonstrations expressing dissent have to be in designated places alone”.

Anti-CAA protest in Rampur: Clerics claim notices meant to harass them, police differ

February 06, 2021 8:17 am

The clerics claimed they had nothing to do with the violence while one of them said he was abroad when the incident took place.

BJP believes that its legislative majority makes differing views irrelevant

January 25, 2021 9:46 am

Understandably, there is a red line between protest and sedition but advising the citizen to protest for politics should come with an assurance that it will not be crushed by an impervious law.

NIA chargesheets doc for ‘app to guide IS missiles’

January 13, 2021 4:53 am

The NIA has claimed that Rehman got radicalised listening to “online lectures of hardline Islamic preachers” such as Anwar al Awlaki and travelled to Syria in 2013 and “participated in various terrorist activities of ISIS”.

Delhi police tells court: ‘Kalita trying to show Kapil Mishra behind riots’

December 15, 2020 1:11 am

Citing a media report, Kalita’s counsel Adit Pujari had argued that the riots were not started by the anti-CAA protesters, but rather by pro-CAA protesters led by Mishra.

Anti-CAA stir meant to provoke disaffection against India: Delhi court

October 28, 2020 10:33 am

“Acts which threaten the unity and integrity of India, in as much as causing social disharmony and creating terror in any section of the people, by making them feel surrounded resulting in violence, is also a terrorist act.”


Migrant exodus, protests, Covid lockdown: Best photos by Indian Express photographers in 2020

December 27, 2020 5:45 pm

Best photos from 2020: From the devastating Cyclone Nisarga to Covid pandemic, here we present the most powerful images that dominated the headlines this year.

Widespread protests in Kolkata over Amit Shah's pro-CAA rally

March 01, 2020 1:26 pm

Hundreds of protesters of the Left Front and Congress, holding black flags and anti-CAA posters, demonstrated outside gate number 1 of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport.

Delhi violence: HC tells police to ensure safe passage of injured, toll rises to 18

February 26, 2020 11:03 am

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal visited some of those injured in the violence over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in northeast Delhi at the GTB Hospital on Tuesday and appealed to people to "stop this madness".

Situation under control in Delhi's Maujpur, sit-ins begin at many places in nation capital

February 24, 2020 8:23 am

The sit-in in Jaffrabad is one of many anti-CAA protests across the capital — from Shaheen Bagh and Nizamuddin to Khureji and Khajuri Khas — which started in December.

Banners, slogans, songs: A day at Mumbai's 'Shaheen Bagh' protest

February 03, 2020 7:34 am

The women, on the lines of Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh, had been occupying a section of Morland Road since January 26. The sit-in has come to be popularly known as the ‘Mumbai Bagh’ protest.

When a shooter shocked the nation at Jamia

February 01, 2020 8:19 am

On Janaury 30, a youth shot a student at a Jamia protest. These pictures narrate the story.

Inspired by Shaheen Bagh, women hold a massive anti-CAA protest at Mumbai's YMCA ground

January 18, 2020 10:37 am

Thousands of women, including teachers, homemakers, activists, and students, gathered at south Mumbai's Agripada on Friday to demonstrate against the CAA, NRC, and NPR. The protest that began around 6 pm, continued till night at the YMCA ground.

Aashiq Abu, Rima Kallingal, Shane Nigam and others join anti-CAA protest in Kerala

December 24, 2019 9:06 am

A host of celebrities from the Malayalam film industry were spotted at the Anti Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protest in Kerala on Monday.

From Hong Kong to India: Images from the frontlines of global protests

December 24, 2019 9:02 am

Protests swept the globe in 2019, with millions of people taking to the streets from Catalonia to Colombia, and Haiti to Hong Kong.