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Shaheen Bagh


Hours into Delhi lockdown, on 101st day of sit-in, Shaheen Bagh cleared, police cite curbs

March 25, 2020 5:03 am

Nine protesters, including six women, were detained after they refused to leave, said DCP (southeast) R P Meena.

Delhi Police laid out detailed plan to clear anti-CAA protests

March 25, 2020 7:17 am

“After several meetings, Delhi Police Commissioner S N Shrivastava first tightened curbs and then made a ‘secret plan’ to clear protest sites. All JCPs of ranges concerned were asked to prepare a plan to clear the roads,” said the officer.

Shaheen Bagh should not be seen 'as a question of win or lose': SC interlocutors

March 24, 2020 2:07 pm

Thanking the SC, the protesters, the police and the media for the 'trust placed in us', they said, "The country has a grave pandemic threatening it and currently that must receive priority in terms of everyone's attention."

Shaheen Bagh's 101-day protest: Timeline of sit-in against CAA

March 24, 2020 10:41 am

The unique sit-in protest against the citizenship law — conducted mostly by women — started on December 15, 2019, had inspired similar demonstrations across the country. The protest site was cleared Tuesday morning.

Shaheen Bagh sit-in protest cleared amid coronavirus lockdown

March 24, 2020 1:31 pm

Shaheen Bagh cleared: Section 144 is in place in Delhi after the Arvind Kejriwal-led government announced a lockdown as a precautionary measure against coronavirus. Before this, a protest outside Jamia had been called off last week.

Delhi: Petrol bombs at Shaheen Bagh, Jamia, no injuries

March 23, 2020 3:14 am

While protesters at Shaheen Bagh blamed ‘outsiders’ for the incident, police sources said they are probing the possibility of an internal feud between protesters over calling off the protest that eventually escalated.

Petrol bombs hurled at Shaheen Bagh protest site, police suspect internal feud

March 22, 2020 5:49 pm

Protesters at Shaheen Bagh said that there have been internal clashes due to coronavirus but the people are still protesting at the site.

Why the Shaheen Bagh dadis remind me of my grandmothers

March 20, 2020 7:40 pm

My grandmothers, Dida and Thakuma, were pushed to be great women, in different ways. Today, the women at Shaheen Bagh face, in some ways, as grim a political circumstance that Thakuma did. But they are heroes also because they are, each of them, an incarnation of my Dida.

Coronavirus: Delhi Police appeals Shaheen Bagh protesters to call off anti-CAA stir 

March 17, 2020 5:19 pm

Shaheen Bagh volunteers said that it was decided that the protesters will comply with the CM’s order and will limit the number of people at the sit-in to less than 50.

Despite alert, Shaheen Bagh sit-in continues

March 17, 2020 7:34 am

A visible thinning of the crowds at Shaheen Bagh has been seen in the last few days, but the sit-in continues despite coronavirus fears.


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.