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Narendra Modi distributes land ownership certificates to 1 lakh families in poll-bound Assam
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Narendra Modi distributes land ownership certificates to 1 lakh families in poll-bound Assam

The prime minister's visit, however, witnessed protests by anti-CAA and anti-NRC protests at several places in the state

Modi, Shah to visit poll-bound Assam today; AASU takes out torch rally to protest against CAA
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Modi, Shah to visit poll-bound Assam today; AASU takes out torch rally to protest against CAA

In Guwahati, police barricaded the AASU headquarters 'Swahid Bhawan' and did not allow the protesters to move, but the students' body staged their protest behind the barriers

AAP, BJP trade barbs after man who had fired in air at Shaheen Bagh's anti-CAA protest site joins saffron party, later expelled
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AAP, BJP trade barbs after man who had fired in air at Shaheen Bagh's anti-CAA protest site joins saffron party, later expelled

The AAP hit out at the saffron party for inducting Kapil Gujjar, saying this 'exposed the BJP's plan of starting riots' in the National Capital

Can street protests compensate for Indian Opposition's electoral bankruptcy?
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Can street protests compensate for Indian Opposition's electoral bankruptcy?

When it comes to the hard currency of democracy—electoral popularity and success—the BJP has been nearly unbeatable for over half a decade

Delhi govt issues work-from-home orders for 50% of its staff working for non-essential services
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Delhi govt issues work-from-home orders for 50% of its staff working for non-essential services

The government also advised private establishments to follow the practice as far as possible amid a surge in COVID-19 cases in the National Capital

Police likely to release photos of 20 accused in Northeast Delhi riots
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Police likely to release photos of 20 accused in Northeast Delhi riots

The photographs will be put up at public places across the city and a reward will be given to those providing information about the accused

Delhi Police says riots during Donald Trump's visit to India an international embarrassment
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Delhi Police says riots during Donald Trump's visit to India an international embarrassment

The chargesheet filed by the Delhi Police claimed that the objective of all the conspirators was to uproot a lawfully elected government by sheer use of 'engineered and visceral' communal violence

Delhi riots: Police files supplementary chargesheet against Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam in UAPA case
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Delhi riots: Police files supplementary chargesheet against Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam in UAPA case

The 930-page supplementary chargesheet was filed against Khalid, Imam and one Faizan Khan under sections 13 (unlawful activities), 16 (terrorist act), 17 (raising funds for terrorist act) and 18 (conspiracy) of the UAPA

Bail for some, jail for others: Understanding the skewed reasoning of the apex court's judicial process
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Bail for some, jail for others: Understanding the skewed reasoning of the apex court's judicial process

While it is encouraging that the grant of bail has been prioritised in some cases, a number of other journalists are languishing in prison, with the top court doing little about their plight

Have India’s anti-Hindutva champions dumped electoral democracy for street anarchy?
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Have India’s anti-Hindutva champions dumped electoral democracy for street anarchy?

A section of India’s Leftist intelligentsia has been angry, dismayed and restless since the NDA assumed power in 2014, and then returned with a larger majority in 2019

Delhi violence: ED files chargesheet against Tahir Hussain in money laundering case
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Delhi violence: ED files chargesheet against Tahir Hussain in money laundering case

The agency was probing the allegation that Hussain and people linked to him laundered funds to the tune of about Rs 1.1 crore to fuel protests against CAA and the subsequent violence

Held on way to Hathras, UP Police book Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan, three others for sedition
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Held on way to Hathras, UP Police book Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan, three others for sedition

Charges under the stringent UAPA and the IT Act have also been filed against the four, who were accused by the state police of having links with the alleged radical group Popular Front of India and its affiliates

Supreme Court on Shaheen Bagh protest: Public spaces cannot be occupied 'indefinitely', says apex court
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Supreme Court on Shaheen Bagh protest: Public spaces cannot be occupied 'indefinitely', says apex court

A three-judge bench observed that while dissent and democracy go hand in hand, protests must be carried out in the designated areas

Hathras case: UP Police arrests Kerala scribe, three others enroute victim's village; journalists' body moves SC
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Hathras case: UP Police arrests Kerala scribe, three others enroute victim's village; journalists' body moves SC

The police claimed that all four people had 'links' with the Popular Front of India. However, Kerala Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ) has said that journalist Siddique Kappan had gone to Hathras to cover the present situation in the area

'Polarising, bigoted': Indian groups in Europe call for BJP MP Tejasvi Surya's removal as speaker at Hamburg event
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'Polarising, bigoted': Indian groups in Europe call for BJP MP Tejasvi Surya's removal as speaker at Hamburg event

The overseas organisation in a letter to the consulate has said that a polarising figure like him should not find a safe haven in Europe

Mira Nair, Noam Chomsky among 200 authors, filmmakers demanding Umar Khalid's release in Delhi riots case
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Mira Nair, Noam Chomsky among 200 authors, filmmakers demanding Umar Khalid's release in Delhi riots case

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

Delhi riots: Congress leader Salman Khurshid, CPM's Brinda Karat named in chargesheet
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Delhi riots: Congress leader Salman Khurshid, CPM's Brinda Karat named in chargesheet

The charge sheet quoted a protected witness who claimed that Udit Raj, Salman Khurshid and Brinda Karat made 'provocative speeches' at the Khureji Khas protest site

Supreme Court, in anti-CAA blockade case, says there can't be universal policy on right to protest
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Supreme Court, in anti-CAA blockade case, says there can't be universal policy on right to protest

While listening to a batch of petitions against the anti-CAA protests in December, the top court said that the right to protest has to be balanced against acts like blocking of roads and the situation may vary from case to case.

Ex-JNU student leader Umar Khalid arrested in connection with northeast Delhi riots
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Ex-JNU student leader Umar Khalid arrested in connection with northeast Delhi riots

Khalid was earlier booked under UAPA in another case related to the riots and was questioned by the police on 2 September

Delhi Police, amid criticism over riots chargesheet, says investigating 'all individuals' involved in February violence
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Delhi Police, amid criticism over riots chargesheet, says investigating 'all individuals' involved in February violence

The police in a statement, said, 'Some are taking a few lines of the chargesheet out of context to create controversy and doubt about the investigation'