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Census, NPR unlikely in 2020, not on govt's priority list amid COVID-19 pandemic, say officials
India

Census, NPR unlikely in 2020, not on govt's priority list amid COVID-19 pandemic, say officials

The house-listing phase of the Census and the exercise to update the National Population Register were scheduled to be carried out from 1 April to 30 September, but were postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak

Global policies and local realities: Examining idea of inclusive citizenship in post-CAA India
India

Global policies and local realities: Examining idea of inclusive citizenship in post-CAA India

India’s use of religion as a basis of admission is regressive compared to the tried and tested regimes in the developed world that moved away from a social sorting logic towards an economic and human capital-based approach.

Anti-CAA protests: In Mumbai, hundreds march from Five Gardens in Matunga to Chaityabhoomi in Dadar on Women's Day eve
India

Anti-CAA protests: In Mumbai, hundreds march from Five Gardens in Matunga to Chaityabhoomi in Dadar on Women's Day eve

Hundreds of women from different organisations in Maharashtra participated in a march against the CAA, NRC and NPR at Matunga in central Mumbai on Saturday

With no trade deal signed, Donald Trump-Narendra Modi jamboree was about two men, not two countries
India

With no trade deal signed, Donald Trump-Narendra Modi jamboree was about two men, not two countries

Throughout his visit, Trump conducted himself like the seasoned businessman that he surely is, someone who never lets a deal happen unless it isn’t beneficial to his side.

Jamia videos spark political row: Congress backing anti-social elements, says GVL Narasimha Rao; BJP caught red-handed, alleges grand old party
Politics

Jamia videos spark political row: Congress backing anti-social elements, says GVL Narasimha Rao; BJP caught red-handed, alleges grand old party

The controversy was triggered by a 'video vs video' war with the Jamia Coordination Committee (JCC) releasing a CCTV footage of alleged "police brutality" in the old reading hall.

'Not stones, but wallets': Jamia students refute Delhi Police's claim of 'holding stones' in CCTV footage
India

'Not stones, but wallets': Jamia students refute Delhi Police's claim of 'holding stones' in CCTV footage

The Delhi Police reportedly released a video from the day of the 15 December Jamia violence, in which people can be seen with stones in their hands, in response to the video released by the JCC showing cops entering the library in the varsity and attacking students

Another video of 15 Dec Jamia violence surfaces; CCTV footage shows trapped students as Delhi Police personnel break surveillance cameras
India

Another video of 15 Dec Jamia violence surfaces; CCTV footage shows trapped students as Delhi Police personnel break surveillance cameras

Another video in which Delhi police and paramilitary forces can be seen attacking unarmed students of Jamia Millia Islamia University inside its library reading room has emerged on Monday. In a five-minute long video, released by Maktoob media, several students can be seen entering the old reading room, dragging a table to the door to block entry. The video further shows the paramilitary and police personnel, in riot gear, storming into the library, removing the tables and then assaulting the students with lathis.

Jamia violence: In war of leaked CCTV footage, truth remains casualty as neither JCC nor Delhi Police can claim innocence
India

Jamia violence: In war of leaked CCTV footage, truth remains casualty as neither JCC nor Delhi Police can claim innocence

The CCTV footage released by Delhi Police was of 15 December, the night violence took place of Jamia campus.

AAP's return to power in Delhi owes as much to development agenda as shift in voter sensibilities from national to local issues
Politics

AAP's return to power in Delhi owes as much to development agenda as shift in voter sensibilities from national to local issues

The contrast between the results of 2020 Delhi Assembly polls and the 2019 Lok Sabha elections may also be a pointer to the fact that Delhi's voters exercise their franchise differently on the national and state pedestals

FIR against 21 named, hundreds of unnamed people for raising inflammatory slogans, blocking traffic during anti-CAA protest in Lucknow
India

FIR against 21 named, hundreds of unnamed people for raising inflammatory slogans, blocking traffic during anti-CAA protest in Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh police said on Monday that it has filed FIR against 21 named and hundreds of unnamed people for allegedly raising inflammatory slogans and blocking the traffic during protest

In Rajya Sabha, Narendra Modi alleges Opposition criticising CAA, NPR due to vote bank: PM quotes Lohia, Shastri to justify Centre stand
Politics

In Rajya Sabha, Narendra Modi alleges Opposition criticising CAA, NPR due to vote bank: PM quotes Lohia, Shastri to justify Centre stand

Narendra Modi quoted statements made by Ram Manohar Lohia and Lal Bahadur Shastri on supporting minorities facing persecution in Pakistan.

Shaheen Bagh protests: Not just parents’ negligence, anti-CAA campaign equally to blame for toddler’s death
India

Shaheen Bagh protests: Not just parents’ negligence, anti-CAA campaign equally to blame for toddler’s death

The death of little Mohammed Jahaan in Shaheen Bagh should spark introspection among the protesters and those profiting from it.

‘Scared, but won't leave till CAA is revoked': Shaheen Bagh protesters continue stir despite firing, blame political leaders for instigating youths
India

‘Scared, but won't leave till CAA is revoked': Shaheen Bagh protesters continue stir despite firing, blame political leaders for instigating youths

Unfazed by the firing incident at Shaheen Bagh on Saturday, protestors said they will continue their stir at the site until the government revokes the amended citizenship law

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'
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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.

Six groups from European Parliament move resolution against CAA, abrogation of Article 370: A look at their ideological leanings
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Six groups from European Parliament move resolution against CAA, abrogation of Article 370: A look at their ideological leanings

The European Parliament is set to debate and vote on a resolution tabled by some of its members against India's Citizenship Amendment Act, which it says marks a dangerous shift in the country's citizenship regime.

European Parliament to debate, vote on anti-CAA resolution, Kashmir; claims 'dangerous shift' in India's citizenship regime
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European Parliament to debate, vote on anti-CAA resolution, Kashmir; claims 'dangerous shift' in India's citizenship regime

The European Parliament is set to debate and vote on a resolution tabled by some of its members against India's Citizenship Amendment Act, which it says marks a dangerous shift in the country's citizenship regime.

EU Parliament shouldn’t question law adopted through democratic means, say Indian govt sources as bloc readies to debate anti-CAA resolutions on 29 Jan
World

EU Parliament shouldn’t question law adopted through democratic means, say Indian govt sources as bloc readies to debate anti-CAA resolutions on 29 Jan

The European Union (EU) Parliament should not take any action questioning the rights and authority of democratically elected legislatures, government sources said on Sunday, ahead of a debate on a batch of resolutions against India's new citizenship law by the powerful bloc of 28 nations

Heartening to see protesters' belief in Constitution, says Pranab Mukherjee; adds protests will deepen India's democratic roots
India

Heartening to see protesters' belief in Constitution, says Pranab Mukherjee; adds protests will deepen India's democratic roots

Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said he believes that the present wave of largely peaceful protests that have 'gripped' the country will once again enable the deepening of India's democratic roots.

Citizenship status in limbo, fate of Chakma tribe in Arunachal underscores question of who belongs, who doesn't
India

Citizenship status in limbo, fate of Chakma tribe in Arunachal underscores question of who belongs, who doesn't

The case of the Chakmas of Arunachal Pradesh under both Congress and BJP rule proves that in actual practice, it is the state governments that determine who gets or doesn’t get citizenship.

Shaheen Bagh protesters write to Narendra Modi, urge PM to listen to their concerns about CAA, NRC over ‘a cup of tea’
India

Shaheen Bagh protesters write to Narendra Modi, urge PM to listen to their concerns about CAA, NRC over ‘a cup of tea’

Several protestors at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh on Saturday said that they have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi inviting him to join them for tea and listen to their concerns over the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act and the NRC