It is said that there is a Bollywood song to fit any conceivable situation... The lyrics of some of Bollywood songs make me think of my relationship with my country and seem to express the emotions that result from my position of being a Muslim.
Natasha and Devangana belong to Pinjra Tod (Break the Cage) group, a collective of women students and alumni of colleges from across Delhi. The group had allegedly organised the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protest under the Jaffrabad Metro bridge.
Sameeya Zargar, sister of arrested Jamia Millia Islamia student, Safoora Zargar, who is over three months pregnant, tells Outlook that the incarceration can have adverse effects on her sister's physical and mental health.
The Delhi Police seems to be mocking us all, rebuking us in fact, reminding us that words and phrases like rule of law, justice, victims, fairness shall be defined only in the manner that the government pleases, writes Manisha Sethi.
The eviction comes two days after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced the national capital was going into a complete lockdown to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, which has already claimed over 13,000 lives worldwide.
Students of Jamia Millia Islamia and Aligarh Muslim University were the face of the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act. The solidarity from students and citizens, cutting across region and religion, reflected the angst against the government