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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).

Delhi Assembly polls: Women’s groups write to Narendra Modi over 'hate speeches' by BJP leaders, say party is ‘using fear of rape as campaign message’
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Delhi Assembly polls: Women’s groups write to Narendra Modi over 'hate speeches' by BJP leaders, say party is ‘using fear of rape as campaign message’

More than 170 activists and women's groups on Monday sent an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing "horror" over the alleged hate speeches made by BJP leaders and accused them of using "fear of rape as a campaign message" during the ongoing Delhi poll rallies.

Woman anti-CAA protester files FIR against Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh for saying she was lucky that party workers ‘only heckled’ her
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Woman anti-CAA protester files FIR against Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh for saying she was lucky that party workers ‘only heckled’ her

A day after West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh courted yet another controversy when he said that a woman anti-CAA protester was lucky to have escaped his party's rally with just a torn poster, an FIR was lodged against him at a city police station on Friday.

EC orders removal of Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma from list of star campaigners in Delhi polls, but two BJP leaders can still campaign
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EC orders removal of Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma from list of star campaigners in Delhi polls, but two BJP leaders can still campaign

The Election Commission has ordered the removal of Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Sahib Singh from the list of star campaigners of Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) ahead of 8 February Delhi elections with immediate effect. The two BJP campaigners have been charged for making hate speech at their election rallies.

RSS workers also against CAA but are supporting it because NDA govt ‘is their baby’, claims Kannan Gopinathan
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RSS workers also against CAA but are supporting it because NDA govt ‘is their baby’, claims Kannan Gopinathan

Bureaucrat-turned-activist Kannan Gopinathan on Tuesday said even some "RSS people" are convinced the Citizenship Amendment Act is a bad law but are keeping quiet as the NDA government at the “Centre is their own baby”.

'Will remove Shaheen Bagh protesters, mosques on state land': West Delhi BJP MP Parvesh Verma's poll promise
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'Will remove Shaheen Bagh protesters, mosques on state land': West Delhi BJP MP Parvesh Verma's poll promise

The sit-in protests, mainly led by women, at South East Delhi's Shaheen Bagh have been held for more than a month in opposition to the CAA – which will grant citizenship to all non-Muslim refugees from three neighbouring countries – the NRC and the National Population Register (NPR).

Priyanka, Rahul Gandhi meet NHRC over police ‘brutalities’ against anti-CAA protesters in Uttar Pradesh, demand probe
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Priyanka, Rahul Gandhi meet NHRC over police ‘brutalities’ against anti-CAA protesters in Uttar Pradesh, demand probe

The Congress on Monday moved the National Human Rights Commission demanding action against alleged police atrocities on anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protesters in Uttar Pradesh, claiming that victims have been made the accused in case-related FIRs and no police officer has been named.

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.

'Shoot the traitors': BJP's Anurag Thakur leads crowd in chant against anti-CAA protesters at BJP rally in New Delhi
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'Shoot the traitors': BJP's Anurag Thakur leads crowd in chant against anti-CAA protesters at BJP rally in New Delhi

A clip of Union minister Anurag Thakur purportedly leading a crowd in a chant of 'shoot the traitors' at a BJP rally has surfaced on social media.

Assam anti-CAA protests: NIA court extends KMSS chief Akhil Gogoi's judicial custody by 14 days
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Assam anti-CAA protests: NIA court extends KMSS chief Akhil Gogoi's judicial custody by 14 days

A special NIA court on Friday again remanded Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) chief Akhil Gogoi, who has been arrested and booked under stringent UAPA for his alleged role in anti-CAA protests in Assam, to 14-day judicial custody, his lawyer said.

SC Hearing on CAA Highlights: No stay on CAA-NPR, Assam-Tripura matters segregated; top court bars HCs from hearing pleas on law
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SC Hearing on CAA Highlights: No stay on CAA-NPR, Assam-Tripura matters segregated; top court bars HCs from hearing pleas on law

SC Hearing on CAA Live Updates: The Supreme Court today made it clear that it will not grant any stay on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) without hearing the Centre. It has given the Centre four weeks to reply to all the generic petitions regarding CAA, while Assam and Tripura specific matters should be responded to within two weeks.

Supreme Court refuses to stay Citizenship Amendment Act, gives four weeks to Narendra Modi government to respond
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Supreme Court refuses to stay Citizenship Amendment Act, gives four weeks to Narendra Modi government to respond

Supreme Court has refused to grant any stay (interim or otherwise) on the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act, National Register for Citizens or the National Population Register saying that the Centre is free to implement these laws. The apex court, however, gave the Narendra Modi-led BJP government at the Centre four weeks to respond to at least 140 writ petitions which challenge the constitutional validity of the Citizenship Amendment Act.

Anti-CAA, NRC protests: Led by Umar Khalid, students from various universities march from Delhi’s Mandi House to Jantar Mantar
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Anti-CAA, NRC protests: Led by Umar Khalid, students from various universities march from Delhi’s Mandi House to Jantar Mantar

Hundreds of students marched from Mandi House to Jantar Mantar on Monday to protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register for Citizens.

CEPT Ahmedabad graduates wear black bands at convocation in protest against CAA, NRC; stand in solidarity with students across India
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CEPT Ahmedabad graduates wear black bands at convocation in protest against CAA, NRC; stand in solidarity with students across India

The students of the CEPT university in Ahmedabad held a symbolic protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC) at the convocation ceremony held on Saturday.

Hitler, Mussolini ‘were products of democracy’ and democracies mature, says Ram Madhav; slams Opposition over CAA
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Hitler, Mussolini ‘were products of democracy’ and democracies mature, says Ram Madhav; slams Opposition over CAA

In an apparent swipe at Opposition parties over protests against the CAA, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav said on Thursday that those who lost in 'democratic process' converted the "streets into democratic forum" and indulged in violence.

Security tightened in Mangaluru ahead of anti-CAA protest by Muslim committees of Dakshin Kannada, Udupi districts at Adyar-Kannur
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Security tightened in Mangaluru ahead of anti-CAA protest by Muslim committees of Dakshin Kannada, Udupi districts at Adyar-Kannur

Mangaluru police commissioner PS Harsha requested the public to extend their full co-operation in maintaining peace.

Fearing anti-CAA protests during India vs Australia match at Wankhede, security guards stop fans sporting 'anything in black'
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Fearing anti-CAA protests during India vs Australia match at Wankhede, security guards stop fans sporting 'anything in black'

Cricket fans queuing up for India versus Australia One Day International (ODI) on Tuesday were in for a rude shock when stadium's security began turning back people in black clothing.

Citizenship Amendment Act: 32,000 refugees identified from 21 districts of UP, says state minister Shrikant Sharma
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Citizenship Amendment Act: 32,000 refugees identified from 21 districts of UP, says state minister Shrikant Sharma

The districts from where the first list of refugees under CAA has arrived included Sahranpur, Gorakhpur, Aligarh, Rampur, Pratapgarh, Pilibhit, Lucknow, Varnaasi, Bahraich, Lakhimpur, Rampur, Meerut, Agra.

Delhi court grants bail to 15 arrested over violence in Daryaganj during anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests
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Delhi court grants bail to 15 arrested over violence in Daryaganj during anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests

A Delhi court Thursday granted bail to 15 people arrested for allegedly perpetrating violence during an anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protest in the Daryaganj here last month.

Daryaganj police detained 15 Muslim men for rioting during CAA protests; none of them a vandal; all of them now face prison time
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Daryaganj police detained 15 Muslim men for rioting during CAA protests; none of them a vandal; all of them now face prison time

The FIR filed in the Daryaganj police station takes note of 16 people, 15 of whom are young Muslims. None of the men is named in the document. Lawyers representing the young men claim that almost all of them have spent the last ten days in jail for 'simply being near a protest'.