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Friday, January 24, 2020

Citizenship Amendment Act


Bengaluru: Taking cue from Shaheen Bagh, women hold 24-hour protest at Frazer Town

January 24, 2020 1:12 pm

"The voice of the people will endure and result in bringing out a change. We are sick and tired of the rhetoric of hate and bigotry that is going around now. We will drown that with voices of harmony and love," women's rights activist Madhu Bhushan said.

Ahmedabad City Police file affidavit, cite Shah-e-Alam clash as a precedent for not giving nod to protest

January 24, 2020 1:21 am

The affidavit states, “The protest at Shah Alam, much like the petitioners, was claimed to be a peaceful protest, for which permission was sought from the authorities.”

A Muslim narrative in the anti-CAA/NRC protests

January 23, 2020 7:42 pm

The ongoing protests by Muslim citizenry has the potential to re-establish the waning Muslim identity in the larger political fabric of India.

Resolutions against CAA 'political gesture', states hardly have any role: Shashi Tharoor

January 23, 2020 1:29 pm

In an interview to PTI, Tharoor said that in the implementation of the National Population Register (NPR) and the proposed nationwide NRC, the states will have a vital part as it will be their officials who will conduct the exercise because the Centre doesn't have the required manpower.

'10% quota to West UP students': Minister Sanjeev Balyan's cure for protests at Jamia, JNU

January 23, 2020 2:12 pm

"Set aside 10 per cent seats in the universities for people from western Uttar Pradesh and everything will be cured," Sanjeev Balyan said in a video released by news agency ANI.

A bit of Punjab in Shaheen Bagh

January 23, 2020 11:49 am

Among the first to reach there, last Wednesday was a group of Bharti Kisan Union (Ugrahan). They arrived armed with ration and cooked langar for the protesters.

Chandigarh: 2,064 homeless people in city

January 23, 2020 9:18 am

Around 96 per cent of them possess identity proofs like driving licenses, Aadhaar cards, voter cards.

Daily briefing: How MBS hacked Bezos; RBI adds NPR to KYC papers in TN; and more

January 23, 2020 8:55 am

From the anti-CAA protests in Muzaffarnagar to the deadly coronavirus in China, here's the top news this morning.

Pune ka Shaheen Bagh: Powered by women, protest against CAA reaches Camp

January 23, 2020 8:44 am

“We are inspired by our counterparts at Shaheen Bagh. Sometimes, it is difficult for the women in Camp and surrounding areas to go to Kausar Bagh at Kondhwa. We will sit here 24/7 to register our protest,” said Rameeza Khan, one of the protesters.

No one can dare touch an Indian Muslim, come to us if any complaint: Rajnath Singh in UP

January 23, 2020 7:07 am

Rejecting claims that Muslims will be “banished” via the NPR, he told the crowd: “Shouldn’t there be a register for the population of the country? I am asking you. But they say you are making a National Population Register and then you will bring NRC and banish all Muslims from India.”


From Belur Math to Kolkata Port Trust, how PM Modi spent his second day in the city

January 12, 2020 5:28 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on his second day in Kolkata, paid tribute to Swami Vivekananda on his birth anniversary at the Belur Math, the headquarters of Ramakrishna Mission.

Banners, placards, black flags: Day 1 of PM Modi in Kolkata

January 11, 2020 11:24 pm

Modi on his arrival was greeted at the NSC Bose International Airport by Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, city Mayor and state Municipal Affairs Minister Firhad Hakim, West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh and other senior BJP leaders.

Art, graffiti give voice to Jamia students' protest against CAA

January 02, 2020 9:12 pm

The university has been at the centre of protests since December 15, the day when police lobbed teargas shells inside the campus, forced their way in, and allegedly dragged students out of the library and mosque.

In Pictures: Rallies for and against Citizenship Act in Mumbai and Pune

December 27, 2019 8:22 pm

On Friday evening, a huge crowd gathered outside Old Delhi’s Jama Masjid after the Friday prayers to protest against the new citizenship law, including Congress leader Alka Lamba and former Delhi MLA Shoaib Iqbal. Meanwhile, in Uttar Pradesh, security has been beefed up and patrolling intensified even as internet services continued to remain suspended in 21 districts in the wake of widespread protests against the citizenship law.

As CAA protests continue to create stir nationwide, Cong holds dharna at Rajghat

December 24, 2019 9:06 am

Party chief MK Stalin, Congress leader P Chidambaram and MDMK’s Vaiko are leading the march.

This is how protests against CAA unfolded in Jama Masjid, other parts of India on Friday

December 20, 2019 9:00 pm

From Delhi's Jama Masjid to Mumbai's Kurla and beyond, the protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) continued Friday with crowds marching in cities like Mumbai, Pune, Thane, and Vadodara.

Charred vehicles, vandalised police station: Pictures that tell the story of violence in Lucknow

December 22, 2019 7:24 am

Protesters pelted stones and torched vehicles parked outside a police post in Lucknow. Police fire teargas shells to control the situation in Madeyganj area. About 20 people have been taken into custody.

Protests rage across India against Citizenship Act; Yechury, Ramachandra Guha among scores detained

December 19, 2019 7:25 pm

As protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act continue, thousands defied the lockdown declared across Uttar Pradesh, parts of Karnataka as people hit streets across at least 10 states.

Violence over CAA spreads to Delhi's Seelampur: Buses vandalised, stones pelted at police

December 17, 2019 5:31 pm

Protests against Citizenship (Amendment) Act continued Tuesday as a protest march against the new citizenship law turned violent in northeast Delhi’s Seelampur area on Tuesday when demonstrators clashed with police personnel and damaged several buses.

Jamia students take to the streets in anger over CAB

December 14, 2019 9:58 am

While a protest gathering had been called by the Jamia Teachers’ Association at 2 pm, a march, by the university students, was to begin at 3 pm. The plan was to walk from Jamia’s gate 7 to Parliament, roughly 11 km away.