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Narayan Gaikwad's quiet crusade: A Maharashtrian farmer is ceaselessly raising awareness about CAA, NRC
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Narayan Gaikwad's quiet crusade: A Maharashtrian farmer is ceaselessly raising awareness about CAA, NRC

Ever since the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) was passed by the Indian Parliament in December 2019, 73-year-old Narayan Gaikwad, a resident of Jambhali village in the Shirol taluka of Maharashtra’s Kolhapur district, has been on the move. He travels through villages in the region, spending up to four hours a day talking to farmers and agricultural labourers about the CAA and National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Anti-CAA protests at Mumbai Bagh: Nagpada Police registers case against organisers, 300 women protesters
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Anti-CAA protests at Mumbai Bagh: Nagpada Police registers case against organisers, 300 women protesters

Large number of people, activists, celebrities from other parts of the city and various fields were also coming in support of the protests, following which all the activities on the roads were on halt since the past two weeks, the official said.

Kolkata Police takes Kailash Vijayvargiya, other BJP leaders taken into preventive custody before pro-CAA rally in Talligunge Phari
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Kolkata Police takes Kailash Vijayvargiya, other BJP leaders taken into preventive custody before pro-CAA rally in Talligunge Phari

BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya and senior leaders Mukul Roy and Joy Prakash Majumder were on Friday taken into preventive custody during the start of a pro-CAA rally.

Won't lodge complaint against Mumbai Uber driver, his act reflects country's situation, says poet-activist Bappadittya Sarkar
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Won't lodge complaint against Mumbai Uber driver, his act reflects country's situation, says poet-activist Bappadittya Sarkar

Sarkar, a resident of Jaipur, who had arrived in Mumbai on 3 February for a poetry reading session at the Kala Ghoda Festival

Shaheen Bagh's resistance must be viewed sans liberals' romanticism, Right's identity politics
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Shaheen Bagh's resistance must be viewed sans liberals' romanticism, Right's identity politics

We will better understand Shaheen Bagh by focusing on what it has done to the discourse of resistance against CAA. Our attention ought to be on its contribution to the resistance against fascist politics and the CAA. Instead, our attention is fixated on who they [protesters] are and how they have managed to come together.

YouTuber Gunja Kapoor, disguised in burqa, removed from Shaheen Bagh for 'filming' protesters, 'asking too many questions'
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YouTuber Gunja Kapoor, disguised in burqa, removed from Shaheen Bagh for 'filming' protesters, 'asking too many questions'

Gunja Kapoor, a self-proclaimed political analyst and Youtuber, was removed from Shaheen Bagh protest site and handed over to the Delhi Police for allegedly filming them on her mobile phone

When gunfire wouldn't silence chants of azaadi: An account of the hours leading to Jamia shooting
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When gunfire wouldn't silence chants of azaadi: An account of the hours leading to Jamia shooting

On the night of 2 February, around 11.45 pm, as I sit on GD Birla Road, recording and editing videos of the Shaheen Bagh protest, a boy tells me shots have been fired at Jamia again | Priyadarshini Ohol writes

Anti-CAA protests: After three incidents of firing at demonstration sites, Rapid Action Force deployed at Shaheen Bagh sit-in
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Anti-CAA protests: After three incidents of firing at demonstration sites, Rapid Action Force deployed at Shaheen Bagh sit-in

Rapid Action Force was on Monday deployed near Shaheen Bagh area where protest has been underway since December last year, against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

Narendra Modi to address rally in Assam's Kokrajhar on 7 February; prime minister's first visit to North East after anti-CAA protests
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Narendra Modi to address rally in Assam's Kokrajhar on 7 February; prime minister's first visit to North East after anti-CAA protests

This will be the prime minister's first visit to northeast since it witnessed several anti-CAA protests

In first rally for Delhi polls, Narendra Modi reiterates BJP's pitch to regularise unauthorised colonies and slams AAP, Congress over anti-CAA protests
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In first rally for Delhi polls, Narendra Modi reiterates BJP's pitch to regularise unauthorised colonies and slams AAP, Congress over anti-CAA protests

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed his first poll rally ahead of the Delhi Assembly election scheduled for 8 February and appealed to voters to "shun the politics of hate" and focus on development. Amid sustained nationwide protests against the "discriminatory" Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), Modi said that various demonstrations against the contentious law in the National Capital were "politically motivated" and part of a "conspiracy".

108 PFI members arrested in past four days by UP Police for involvement in anti-CAA protests; 'first state to act against organisation' say cops
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108 PFI members arrested in past four days by UP Police for involvement in anti-CAA protests; 'first state to act against organisation' say cops

The arrests are in addition to the 25 made earlier, Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Awanish Kumar Awasthi told reporters

Anti-CAA protests spread across country as AASU forms human chain in Guwahati, stir in Amritsar and demonstration at 'Mumbai Bagh' enters eighth day
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Anti-CAA protests spread across country as AASU forms human chain in Guwahati, stir in Amritsar and demonstration at 'Mumbai Bagh' enters eighth day

Confusion and high drama had prevailed on Saturday at the sit-in demonstration being held by women against the CAA on Morland Road in Nagpada after a section of the protesters decided to call off the protest as the police told the volunteers to vacate the area saying they did not have permission for it.

Delhi court sends 25-yr-old arrested for firing at Shaheen Bagh during anti-CAA protest to two-day police custody
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Delhi court sends 25-yr-old arrested for firing at Shaheen Bagh during anti-CAA protest to two-day police custody

Kapil was produced before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vijeta Singh Rawat

Kafeel Khan sent to 14-days judicial custody over remarks made during anti-CAA stir in AMU, transferred to Mathura jail
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Kafeel Khan sent to 14-days judicial custody over remarks made during anti-CAA stir in AMU, transferred to Mathura jail

Child specialist Kafeel Khan, who was accused of making an inflammatory speech at AMU, was remanded to 14 days' judicial custody and later transferred to Mathura jail, officials said on Saturday.

Anti-CAA protests: SC directs UP govt to respond in four weeks to plea seeking quashing of notices for recovering damages
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Anti-CAA protests: SC directs UP govt to respond in four weeks to plea seeking quashing of notices for recovering damages

The Supreme Court on Friday sought response of the Uttar Pradesh government on a plea seeking quashing of notices sent to alleged protesters by district administration for recovering losses caused by damage to public properties during anti-CAA agitations in the state

Being framed, don’t trust UP police, says Kafeel Khan after STF unit arrests him in Mumbai over remarks at anti-CAA stir a month ago
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Being framed, don’t trust UP police, says Kafeel Khan after STF unit arrests him in Mumbai over remarks at anti-CAA stir a month ago

Kafeel Khan has requested the Maharashtra government to let him stay in the state, saying he doesn’t trust the Uttar Pradesh Police, after being arrested on Wednesday night

'Speaking against CAA on CM's request': Guv Arif Mohammed Khan contradicts own speech during Kerala Assembly address; heckled by UDF MLAs
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'Speaking against CAA on CM's request': Guv Arif Mohammed Khan contradicts own speech during Kerala Assembly address; heckled by UDF MLAs

As soon as the Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan reached the dias, the national anthem was played but the Opposition members gathered at the well of the House and started the "Governor go back" slogans soon after it's completion.

PFI calls ED sources' claim of 'financial link' with anti-CAA protests 'baseless', issues statement offering point-by-point rebuttal
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PFI calls ED sources' claim of 'financial link' with anti-CAA protests 'baseless', issues statement offering point-by-point rebuttal

Responding to the allegations of funding protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act, the PFI has unequivocally rejected the accusations as "baseless." The PFI, a federation that was formed in 2006 as a successor to the National Democratic Front (NDF), also recently came under the scanner of the Union Home Ministry for allegedly instigating demonstrators to clash with the Uttar Pradesh Police.

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad detained in Hyderabad ahead of anti-CAA protest; police says no permission for event
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Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad detained in Hyderabad ahead of anti-CAA protest; police says no permission for event

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad was on 26 January detained in Hyderabad while he was on his way to take part in an anti-CAA-NRC event.

Students protest against CAA, NRC outside Victoria Memorial as BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta addresses Kolkata Literary Meet session
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Students protest against CAA, NRC outside Victoria Memorial as BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta addresses Kolkata Literary Meet session

Hundreds of Left-wing students descended on the road outside the Victoria Memorial Hall in Kolkata on Wednesday evening, protesting against CAA, NRC and BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta who took part in an event on the grounds of the iconic monument