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Delhi HC to hear Sharjeel Imam's bail plea in sedition case on 26 May
India

Delhi HC to hear Sharjeel Imam's bail plea in sedition case on 26 May

Imam's lawyer said that he has been in custody since January 2020 and the Allahabad High Court granted bail to him in Aligarh speech FIR while opining that there was no call for violence

Delhi riots 2020: High Court to hear bail plea by Umar Khalid on 19 May
India

Delhi riots 2020: High Court to hear bail plea by Umar Khalid on 19 May

Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam and several others have been booked under the anti-terror law in the UAPA case for being the "masterminds" of the February 2020 riots

Amit Shah accuses TMC of spreading rumours on CAA, says it will be implemented once COVID ends
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Amit Shah accuses TMC of spreading rumours on CAA, says it will be implemented once COVID ends

The home minister, who is on a two-day visit to West Bengal, said that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wants that the refugees who have come to Bengal should not get citizenship

Narendra Modi has countered China in a strong manner; Rahul Gandhi broke protocol to meet Chinese delegation, says Amit Shah
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Narendra Modi has countered China in a strong manner; Rahul Gandhi broke protocol to meet Chinese delegation, says Amit Shah

In an exclusive interview, the home minister said that the Narendra Modi government has protected the borders and sovereignty of the country

Supreme Court directs Yogi government to refund money recovered from anti-CAA protesters
India

Supreme Court directs Yogi government to refund money recovered from anti-CAA protesters

Following the apex court's criticism, the Uttar Pradesh government announced that it had withdrawn 274 recovery notices against anti-CAA protesters

Karnataka hijab controversy: Indian democracy enters uncharted territory of grave danger
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Karnataka hijab controversy: Indian democracy enters uncharted territory of grave danger

The hijab controversy has become another stick to beat the Modi government. It will open a new front when so many others are forcing a retreat already

Why Matuas, BJP's most important voter base in Bengal, are scared with delay in implementing CAA
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Why Matuas, BJP's most important voter base in Bengal, are scared with delay in implementing CAA

The Matua community which is considered the Dalits of Bengal mostly reside on the Bangladesh border in the districts including Nadia and North 24 Parganas

Why Rahul Gandhi should look at his family’s history and stop playing with fire in Punjab
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Why Rahul Gandhi should look at his family’s history and stop playing with fire in Punjab

Conspiracy of bringing Punjab to the edge on the issue of sacrilege must be unravelled urgently to find out whether it is Pakistan or politicians of Punjab who have lit the fires

CAA and unfinished trauma of Partition: Time to look at the issue in a holistic manner
India

CAA and unfinished trauma of Partition: Time to look at the issue in a holistic manner

The supporters of the Citizenship Amendment Act argue that minorities are persecuted in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan

More than six lakh Indians gave up citizenship since 2017, Centre tells Parliament
India

More than six lakh Indians gave up citizenship since 2017, Centre tells Parliament

Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai also said that as per the information available with the Ministry of External Affairs, a total number of 1,33,83,718 Indian nationals are living in foreign countries

Narendra Modi showed good intent with farm law repeal, now he should showcase strong, decisive leadership
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Narendra Modi showed good intent with farm law repeal, now he should showcase strong, decisive leadership

In a post-truth, Orwellian world where China is seen as a democracy and India an authoritarian state, and where ‘progressive doublethink’ is a way of life, a strong, decisive government is the need of the hour in India

Reform may be a can of worms, yet Narendra Modi should not back down from it
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Reform may be a can of worms, yet Narendra Modi should not back down from it

Reform in the national interest, something Prime Minister Narendra Modi has chosen as his mission, is always difficult. Yet, he should stick to his guns

Who Sharjeel Imam is and why he has been denied bail in connection to CAA and NRC cases
India

Who Sharjeel Imam is and why he has been denied bail in connection to CAA and NRC cases

He came to the social media spotlight, courtesy a video that went viral in January 2020, where he was allegedly heard ‘instigating people’ to cut Assam off India during a speech at the Aligarh Muslim University on 16 December, 2019

Only I will fight against CAA, NRC, demonetisation and anti-people policies of BJP, says Mamata Banerjee
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Only I will fight against CAA, NRC, demonetisation and anti-people policies of BJP, says Mamata Banerjee

The TMC supremo is pitted against BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal and Left Front's Srijib Biswas in the 30 September bypoll

Delhi violence: Court pulls up police for ‘lackadaisical approach’ towards prosecution of cases
India

Delhi violence: Court pulls up police for ‘lackadaisical approach’ towards prosecution of cases

A city court said that the failure on the part of police officers to take appropriate measures for prosecution of the riot cases is causing "avoidable delay in the trial"

Repeal CAA, Tamil Nadu Assembly urges Centre in resolution; BJP walks out
India

Repeal CAA, Tamil Nadu Assembly urges Centre in resolution; BJP walks out

The resolution moved by Chief Minister MK Stalin said the CAA passed by the Parliament in 2019 'is not in tune with the secular principles laid down in our Constitution and also not conducive to the communal harmony that prevails in India'

Anti-CAA protests: Sharjeel Imam denies inciting violence with speech, says 'cannot be hammered' with sedition
India

Anti-CAA protests: Sharjeel Imam denies inciting violence with speech, says 'cannot be hammered' with sedition

During the hearing, advocate Tanveer Ahmed Mir, representing Imam, apprised Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat, that no part of his speech called for any kind of violence to be initiated

At least 75 refugees from Pakistan get Indian citizenship in Indore
India

At least 75 refugees from Pakistan get Indian citizenship in Indore

As many as 75 refugees from Pakistan, belonging to the Sindhi community and living here for several years, were granted Indian citizenship at a ceremony on Tuesday as part of the commemoration of 75 years of India's independence.

Why PM is right to say India needs to fix horrors of partition in its national memory
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Why PM is right to say India needs to fix horrors of partition in its national memory

By reacting angrily to a day of remembrance for the horrors of partition, the Left-wing critics have in fact confirmed the worst suspicions of the public

Here is why only Afghanistan’s religious minorities must get CAA cover, not Muslim victims
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Here is why only Afghanistan’s religious minorities must get CAA cover, not Muslim victims

India needs to ignore its fake secularists and protect the last of the vulnerable minorities in Afghanistan from the Taliban