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
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
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
Nadda, speaking at a meeting of social groups of north Bengal, accused the Mamata Banerjee government of indulging in 'divide and rule'
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
This comes a day after police arrested former JNU student leader Umar Khalid under UAPA for his alleged role in the riots
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
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
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
'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
In an FIR, the police had claimed that the communal clashes were the result of a conspiracy allegedly hatched by Khalid and two others
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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
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
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
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.