Bidar school headmistress and parent granted bail 14 days after arrest in sedition case over anti-CAA play
A court in Bidar in north Karnataka on Friday granted bail to a parent and the headmistress of a school, arrested in a sedition case for their alleged involvement in staging a drama portraying Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a poor light in connection with CAA and NRC.
'It's not the pain, but how far the State will go to target us': Jamia students recount treatment at the hands of Delhi Police on 10 Feb
Describing police brutality meted out to them during the 10 February protests, Jamia students accused the Delhi Police of assaulting girls and hitting them on their chest and stomach with lathis. Some students also accused the police of kicking them on their private parts with their boots on, punching them and even forcibly removing their hijabs.
Cambridge City Council passes resolution against CAA, NRC a week after Seattle, becomes second US body to tread on similar path
An American city council which houses some of the top universities of the world, including Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has passed a resolution against the CAA and end the NRC
NHRC issues notice to Uttar Pradesh govt over 'police atrocities' on anti-CAA protesters after Congress seeks action
After the meeting, Rahul alleged that the Uttar Pradesh government has 'gone to war against its own people' and urged the NHRC to act decisively to protect the 'constitutional rights of our citizens'.
Shaheen Bagh protesters can't block public road indefinitely: SC issues notice to Centre, Delhi govt on pleas against anti-CAA demonstration
At the fag end of the hearing on Shaheen Bagh protests, when advocate appearing for a petitioner insisted that some directions may be passed as people are facing inconvenience due to the blockade of public roads, the bench said, 'If you have waited for over 50 days, wait for some more days.'
It said that people in Shaheen Bagh are illegally protesting against the amended citizenship law, by blocking the common and public road connecting Delhi to Noida.
Rajasthan Speaker CP Joshi counters CM Ashok Gehlot on CAA, says Citizenship 'is subject of Centre and not state'
The CAA grants citizenship to Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Parsis, Buddhists and Christians fleeing religious persecution from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh and if they entered India on or before 31 December, 2014.
Karnataka child rights body pulls up Bidar cops for creating 'atmosphere of fear' at school, questioning kids over anti-CAA play sedition case
The Karnataka child rights commission criticised the Bidar district police for violating rules, including the norms of the Juvenile Justice Act, while questioning young students in a sedition case against a school over an anti-CAA play
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.
Delhi polls about deliverability, not ideologies; polarising voters in response to AAP's development-centric pitch may not work for BJP
Brand Arvind Kejriwal has established direct and firm contact with Delhi voters' necessities and made the practice of politics a lot more ordinary; today, he appeals to even those voters who see no alternative to Narendra Modi’s prime ministership
CPM questions Narendra Modi's 'silence' on hate speeches, slams BJP on sedition charges against school headmistress for staging anti-CAA play
The CPM on Tuesday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'silence' on hate speeches by his party members
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.
Mumbai Pride 2020: Thousands stand in solidarity with queer Muslims amid CAA-NRC chaos, urge govt to amend 'draconian' Transgender Act
At the Queer Azaadi Mumbai Pride 2020 in Mumbai, sentiments of a broken "cistem" ran high, as thousands gathered to further the cause of equality, LGBTQIA+ rights.
Delhi polls: EC appoints ex-IRS official B Murli Kumar as special expenditure observer, ex-IPS officer Mrinal Kanti Das as special police observer
The Election Commission on Friday appointed former IRS officer B Murli Kumar as special expenditure observer and ex-IPS officer Mrinal Kanti Das as special police observer for the Delhi polls, a statement said.
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
Delhi polls: BJP launches multi-pronged attack on AAP with battery of leaders, led by Amit Shah, JP Nadda; Arvind Kejriwal counters with 'jansabhas'
Amit Shah, who addressed four rallies, said the Delhi polls are a contest between Narendra Modi who eliminated terrorists through surgical strikes inside Pakistan and those supporting the Shaheen Bagh protest.
EU Parliament debates anti-CAA motion, puts off vote till March; S&D Group says poll on resolution after SC's ruling on law will give 'more clarity'
A joint motion, tabled by Members of the European Parliament against India's Citizenship Amendment Act, with an expected vote on the motion on Thursday postponed until March.
IIT-Bombay's latest diktat to students over CAA: 'Apolitical' IIT campuses slowly embracing political discourse, activism amid deepening faultlines
The IIT Bombay administration recently issued a circular, warning students against participating in anti-national activities or to distribute posters or leaflets/pamphlets within the campus following protests against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act
IIT Bombay issues circular warning hostel residents against participating in 'anti-national activities'; students call it 'internal Emergency'
The IIT Bombay administration on Tuesday issued circular warning students against participating in "anti-national activities" within the campus or to "distribute posters or leaflets/pamphlets" without permission