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

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
India

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

Public debate on UCC needed, govt must decide whether to bring bill, says RSS' Dattatreya Hosabale
India

Public debate on UCC needed, govt must decide whether to bring bill, says RSS' Dattatreya Hosabale

Speaking at a virtual interaction organised by think-tank India Foundation on the foundation day of the RSS, Hosabale said UCC is mentioned in the Constitution under the Directive Principles of State Policy

CAA will be implemented soon, was delayed due to coronavirus pandemic, says JP Nadda
India

CAA will be implemented soon, was delayed due to coronavirus pandemic, says JP Nadda

Nadda, speaking at a meeting of social groups of north Bengal, accused the Mamata Banerjee government of indulging in 'divide and rule'

SC's Shaheen Bagh judgment represents genuine attempt to engage with diversity of protest
India

SC's Shaheen Bagh judgment represents genuine attempt to engage with diversity of protest

The judgment arose in a writ petition targeting the closure of a stretch of road, from Kalindi Kunj to Shaheen Bagh, including the Okhla underpass from 15 December last year

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

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

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

'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
India

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

Won by CAA, betrayed by clause 6, Bengali Hindus wary of BJP's politics in Assam
Politics

Won by CAA, betrayed by clause 6, Bengali Hindus wary of BJP's politics in Assam

Although the new citizenship law came as a ray of hope, civil society groups and activists say that the clause 6 committee recommendations and the continuing citizenship trials have disrupted their faith in the government.

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

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.

Delhi riots: Filmmakers Rahul Roy, Saba Dewan called for questioning by police
India

Delhi riots: Filmmakers Rahul Roy, Saba Dewan called for questioning by police

This comes a day after police arrested former JNU student leader Umar Khalid under UAPA for his alleged role in the riots

Dr Kafeel Khan cleared of NSA charges; Allahabad High Court orders his immediate release
India

Dr Kafeel Khan cleared of NSA charges; Allahabad High Court orders his immediate release

Khan has been in jail since 29 January, when he was arrested for an anti-CAA speech he delivered at Aligarh Muslim University on 12 December, 2019

Delhi riots: Court dismisses bail plea of Pinjra Tod activist Devangana Kalita in UAPA case
India

Delhi riots: Court dismisses bail plea of Pinjra Tod activist Devangana Kalita in UAPA case

The sessions court said the statements of protected witnesses in the case reflected the role of many accused including Devangana Kalita in planning the activities at the anti-CAA protest sites as part of a 'conspiracy' which led to the Delhi riots

Delhi HC directs police to submit case diary involving Pinjra Tod activist Natasha Narwal in sealed cover
India

Delhi HC directs police to submit case diary involving Pinjra Tod activist Natasha Narwal in sealed cover

Narwal and another Pinjra Tod activist Devangana Kalita were arrested in May by the Delhi Police and booked for rioting, unlawful assembly and attempt to murder

Delhi riots: Police question DU professor Apoorvanand for five hours, seize his phone
India

Delhi riots: Police question DU professor Apoorvanand for five hours, seize his phone

'It is disturbing to see a theory emerging which treats the supporters of the anti-CAA protesters as the source of violence,' the professor said in a statement

Northeast Delhi violence: Ex-JNU student leader Umar Khalid questioned over conspiracy behind riots
India

Northeast Delhi violence: Ex-JNU student leader Umar Khalid questioned over conspiracy behind riots

In an FIR, the police had claimed that the communal clashes were the result of a conspiracy allegedly hatched by Khalid and two others

Revisiting a ground report from Delhi's Shaheen Bagh: What it means to live in a city of dissent and under siege
India

Revisiting a ground report from Delhi's Shaheen Bagh: What it means to live in a city of dissent and under siege

This essay is as much about the making of the iconic protest site of Shaheen Bagh as about emergent forms of life, publics and place-making in a city, and a nation, being reconfigured by the normalisation of barricades.

Akhil Gogoi gets bail in three cases related to anti-CAA protests in Assam, NIA court to decide on two more
India

Akhil Gogoi gets bail in three cases related to anti-CAA protests in Assam, NIA court to decide on two more

NIA is investigating two cases, which were initially registered at Chandmari and Chabua police stations, related to Gogoi's alleged role in the violent protests

Beyond the Kashish Film Festival controversy, members of Mumbai's queer community allude to a widening rift
India

Beyond the Kashish Film Festival controversy, members of Mumbai's queer community allude to a widening rift

The Kashish Film Festival row has brought to the fore differing opinions about whether Pride overlaps with political issues, as well as the discrimination that trans individuals face within the Indian queer community

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, showing hypocrisy, steals Hagia Sophia but lectures India on Kashmir
World

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, showing hypocrisy, steals Hagia Sophia but lectures India on Kashmir

Today’s Turkey is a far cry from the mighty Ottoman Empire, and its wannabe caliph is a deluded man adding to himself an imaginary flowing beard and nothing more.