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Jamia suspends professor who said he won't pass 'non-Muslim' students for supporting CAA

March 27, 2020 1:57 am

Jamia has suspended Ahmad pending enquiry for inciting "communal disharmony".The teacher, however, has said the tweet was “sarcastic” and “misinterpreted”.

Jamia students temporarily call off anti-CAA stir amid coronavirus outbreak

March 21, 2020 11:40 pm

"Our fight against the CAA, NRC and the NPR remains uncompromising," JCC said.

Delhi: For over 20 days, two riot-hit families await return of their sons from jail

March 18, 2020 7:38 pm

The police have booked him under IPC sections for rioting, assault on police, arson, unlawful assembly and vandalism. Sections of the Arms Act are also invoked against him.

UP hoardings: 13 get notice to pay more, or face jail

March 18, 2020 10:57 am

The Lucknow administration on Tuesday issued “recovery certificates” and “demand notice” to the 13, whose cases come under the jurisdiction of the Hasanganj Police Station.

Home minister’s assurances in Parliament are belied by the letter and intent of the citizenship law

March 17, 2020 10:50 am

Dear home minister, you need to tell the country what your real intention is — your assurance is not enough. It is time for you to be upfront about the government’s intentions.

Telangana becomes latest state to pass resolution against CAA, NRC, NPR

March 16, 2020 5:02 pm

The Telangana government said there were serious questions and valid concerns regarding the legality and constitutionality of the CAA, NPR and NRC.

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March 16, 2020 8:21 am

Allahabad HC was right to condemn naming and shaming of protesters. By not upholding it, apex court disappoints.

‘We admire the political debate in India... Violence can be worrying... but India, with rule of law, can resolve it’

March 15, 2020 1:03 pm

Ambassador of France to India Emmanuel Lenain says CAA is a domestic issue, assures Paris is firm over FATF action against Pak, insists Rafale row was linked to Indian politics and that planes are on schedule, and hopes for “good news” on the Jaitapur n-units

Din in Maharashtra House as BJP tries to expose cracks in Sena-NCP-Cong alliance over CAA, NPR

March 15, 2020 2:27 am

Trouble erupted in the House after Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis, while discussing budgetary grants, accused “some of the ministers” in the state of stoking fear among minorities.

Afghans in Delhi: Remembering the past, rectifying the future

March 14, 2020 8:10 pm

When Afghans started arriving in Delhi in large numbers after the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979, the GOI was very resistant to the idea of giving them ‘refugee status’.

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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.