Tuesday, Aug 09, 2022

National Register of Citizens (NRC)

How Were Ineligible Persons Included In The NRC, Asks Gauhati HC

Oct 29, 2020 PTI

The final NRC list has been slammed by all stakeholders and political parties as a faulty document

The Common Threads Of Arbaeen And Shaheen Bagh

Oct 08, 2020 Zehra Naqvi

Arbaeen is not just a pilgrimage but also a protest gathering of people from across the globe—protesting against injustice, not allowing the world to forget what happened at Karbala.

Decoding Delhi Riots Chargesheet: 'Don’t Play With Fire', Activist Warned Another Who Talked Of Violence

Almost ten days after the Delhi riot, the Delhi Police lodged an FIR no 59 on April 6, in which it alleged that the violence was not accidental but a planned conspiracy by some anti-CAA protestors.

Assam’s Lone Woman CM, Syeda Anwara Taimur Passes Away

Sep 28, 2020 Abdul Gani

According to family members, Syeda Anwara Taimur was suffering from a prolonged illness. She was living with her son in Australia for the last several years.

Mira Nair, Chomsky Among Over 200 Signatories Demanding Umar Khalid's Release

Umar Khalid has been arrested under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in a case related to the communal violence in northeast Delhi in February this year.

21 September, 2020

BJP Has Numbers To Counter Anti-CAA Narrative In Assam

Anupam Bordoloi

Six from Bangladesh get Indian citizenship since Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) was passed; 99 in last four years.

07 September, 2020

'UP Police Undressed Me, Beat Me Badly On My Bum So That I Couldn’t Sit': Kafeel Khan

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

I was tortured not because I am a Muslim but for highlighting the corrupt health system, says Dr Kafeel Khan

29 August, 2020

Delhi Riots 2020: Court Denies Bail To Pinjra Tod Activist, Holds Accusation True Prima Facie

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Post Delhi riots 2020, four FIRs were lodged against Kalita and the present case relates to FIR 59 in which it has been alleged that the riot was a preplanned, multi-layered and deep-rooted conspiracy.

20 July, 2020

Opinion | Delhi Riots Fact-finding Report Shows Muslim Lives Do Not Matter In India

Zakia Soman

Thanks to mainstream media, most ordinary citizens currently grappling with the pandemic may never know the truth of Delhi riots, writes Zakia Soman.

26 June, 2020

US Presidential Nominee Biden Seeks Restoration Of Rights In Kashmir; Disappointed With NRC, CAA


A group of Hindu Americans have reached out to the Biden campaign expressing their resentment to the language used against India and have urged them to reconsider their views.

30 May, 2020

Pandemic A Speed Breaker For Anti-CAA Protesters, But Modi 2.0 Keeps Pot Boiling

Preetha Nair

Enacting the new citizenship law was only a matter of time for the party after it came to power for the second time with a thumping majority in 2019.


24 May, 2020

Two Pinjra Tod Activists Arrested In Connection With Delhi Riots, Group Calls It 'Witch Hunt'

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

06 April, 2020

Jamia Professor, Suspended For 'Failing 15 Non-Muslim Students', Didn't Fail Even One

Aman Pandey

Atul Ranjan, an Electrical Power System Management (1st semester) student, had failed written against his name for the paper Ahmad taught because he was absent when the exam was conducted.

24 March, 2020

Police Clear Anti-CAA Protest Site At Delhi's Shaheen Bagh Amid COVID-19 Fears

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

20 March, 2020

Amid Coronavirus Outbreak, Assam Puts Distribution Of NRC Rejection Slips On Hold

Sadiq Naqvi

NRC officials claimed the process to hand out rejection slips would have indeed started had the Coronavirus not hit the country.

18 March, 2020

'... Armed Outfit May Exploit': Assam To Remain 'Disturbed Area' Under AFSPA For Another 6 Months

Sadiq Naqvi

The 'disturb area' tag was last extended starting August 28, 2019, citing the “sensitive matter” of publication of the National Register of Citizens (NRC).

17 March, 2020

CAA Does Not Violate Any Fundamental Rights, Centre Tells SC


It also said CAA does not confer any arbitrary and unguided powers on the executive as the citizenship to the persecuted minorities of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh would be granted in a manner as specified under the law.


16 March, 2020

Telangana Adopts Resolution Against CAA, NPR, NRC; Eighth State To Do So


The House also expressed its concern over the proposed implementation of NPR and NRC, which may result in exclusion of large number of people.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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