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Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA)

2020: The Protests That Didn’t Make It

Dec 19, 2020 Aishwarya Bhattacharyya

The Centre has, since last one year, passed on several legislations which directly and indirectly give effect to social and political restructuring

Dhaka Wants UN To Call Out Pak For 1971 Genocide. Will India Support It?

Dec 17, 2020 Seema Guha

Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Sheikh Hasina reiterated the close bonds between the two neighbours at a virtual summit Thursday, but some irritants still remain.

Albert Camus, bell hooks And Shaheen Bagh A Year After

On December 15, 2019 the Shaheen Bagh protests began. A year later, those protests still hold many distinctions and here’s why

CAA Will Soon Be Implemented In Bengal: BJP Leader Kailash Vijayvargiya

Dec 13, 2020 PTI

JP Nadda in his recent visit to Bengal had also said that rules for implementation of CAA are being framed.

Anti-Citizenship Act Protests Begin In Assam

The agitation began from Sivasagar, where it was launched last year before it was halted due to Covid-19 pandemic.

06 December, 2020

CAA Likely To Be Implemented From January: BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya


Vijayvargiya also said that the Centre is keen on granting citizenship to refugees residing in West Bengal

05 December, 2020

Amidst Farmers’ Protests, Media Discredited By Ignorance, Bias And Worse

Shastri Ramachandaran

There is no case for the media to implicate itself as an agent of state. Yet the media is doing precisely that.

25 November, 2020

Umar Khalid Wanted To Exploit Sharjeel Imam's 'Religious Fanaticism', Allege Delhi Police In Chargesheet


It alleged that Imam's academic, religious and oratory instincts were to become an asset for the key conspirators of the case in the days to come.

10 November, 2020

Delhi Riots: Court Rejects Interim Bail To Man Who Pointed Gun At Head Constable


A picture of Shahrukh Pathan brandishing a gun during the communal riots had gone viral in February.

05 November, 2020

Nitish Kumar Calls Yogi Adityanath's Remark Over CAA 'Faltu Baat'


Kumar's comments came on a day when Yogi said, "Modiji has found a solution to the infiltration problem in the form of the CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act)".

04 November, 2020

CAA Implementation A Priority Before Bengal Assembly Polls: Vijayvargiya


Bengal minder says that BJP is 'looking forwarding to granting citizenship to the persecuted refugees'


28 October, 2020

SC Upholds Bail Granted To Pinjra Tod Activist Devangana Kalita In Riots Case


Pinjra Tod activist Devangana Kalita was arrested in May by the Delhi Police’s Crime Branch.

27 October, 2020

‘Causing Social Disharmony A Terror Act’: Delhi Court Rejects Riots Accused’s Bail Plea

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

A Delhi court has said intentionally blocking roads leading to violence will now be treated as an act of terrorism.

21 October, 2020

Ashok Gehlot Slams JP Nadda's Statement On CAA


BJP President JP Nadda on Monday had asserted that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) will be implemented soon.

08 October, 2020

The Common Threads Of Arbaeen And Shaheen Bagh

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.

07 October, 2020

Public Places Cannot Be Occupied 'Indefinitely': SC On Shaheen Bagh Protests


The top court's verdict came on a plea against the anti-CAA protests which had led to blocking of a road in Shaheen Bagh in the national capital last December.

04 October, 2020

In The TIME Of Bilkis Bano As Dadi Cool

Shastri Ramachandaran

TIME magazine’s focus on the Shaheen Bagh Dadi also signifies that people’s protests in India and the causes being fought for on the streets in the face of brutal crackdowns by state agencies have gained global recognition.


30 September, 2020

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

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

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.

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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