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From spreading fake news on JNU to garnering support for CAA through dubious claims, netizens are calling out BJP's IT Cell
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From spreading fake news on JNU to garnering support for CAA through dubious claims, netizens are calling out BJP's IT Cell

The BJP IT-cell members and several known pro-BJP handles were called out time and again for trying to bribe voters with petty payoffs in order to get them to support Citizenship Amendment Bill.

Amarinder Singh slams Akal Takht leader over remarks on safety of Sikhs, tells him to ask Akalis to sever ties with BJP if he feels so
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Amarinder Singh slams Akal Takht leader over remarks on safety of Sikhs, tells him to ask Akalis to sever ties with BJP if he feels so

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday slammed the Akal Takht's acting jathedar over his reported remark that Sikhs are not safe in the country, telling him to ask the Akalis to sever ties with the ruling BJP if he felt this way

From 'free Netflix subs' to 'hot chats', how dubious accounts are enticing Twitter users into calling pro-CAA toll free number
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From 'free Netflix subs' to 'hot chats', how dubious accounts are enticing Twitter users into calling pro-CAA toll free number

A quick Twitter search of the toll-free number '8866288662', which was launched by the BJP to garner support for CAA ahead of the party's 10-day campaign reveals several click-bait messages on the social media platform misleading people into sending missed calls to the number

Attack on Nankana Sahib Gurdwara: Hardeep Singh Puri asks if anti-CAA protesters need more evidence of oppression of minorities in Pakistan
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Attack on Nankana Sahib Gurdwara: Hardeep Singh Puri asks if anti-CAA protesters need more evidence of oppression of minorities in Pakistan

A day after reports emerged of a mob attack on the Nankana Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan, Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri sought to know on Saturday whether those protesting across the country against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) needed more evidence of the oppression of minorities in the neighbouring country

PFI postpones 5 Jan anti-CAA rally in Murshidabad after West Bengal Police denies permission to hold march
India

PFI postpones 5 Jan anti-CAA rally in Murshidabad after West Bengal Police denies permission to hold march

The Popular Front of India (PFI), an alleged radical Islamic outfit, was on Friday denied permission for an anti-citizenship law rally scheduled on Sunday in West Bengal's Murshidabad district, a senior police officer said

Anti-CAA protests a result of people's suspicion about Narendra Modi govt's intentions, says ex-FM Yashwant Sinha
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Anti-CAA protests a result of people's suspicion about Narendra Modi govt's intentions, says ex-FM Yashwant Sinha

The Vajpayee government was never questioned for amending the Citizenship Act in 2003, but suspicion about the Modi govt's intentions led to nationwide protests, former minister Yashwant Sinha said in Mumbai on Friday

Shaheen Bagh protest: Section of anti-CAA protesters withdraw over fears of violence, accuse political parties of 'hijacking stage'
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Shaheen Bagh protest: Section of anti-CAA protesters withdraw over fears of violence, accuse political parties of 'hijacking stage'

A section of anti-citizenship law protesters at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh withdrew after 20 days, even as locals stayed put on the road-side venue on Thursday to steer forward a faceless demonstration

MHA mulls PFI ban for 'stoking violent' anti-CAA protests; controversial Kerala-based group has long been on NIA radar
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MHA mulls PFI ban for 'stoking violent' anti-CAA protests; controversial Kerala-based group has long been on NIA radar

The Popular Front of India (PFI), a federation that was formed in 2006 as a successor to the National Democratic Front (NDF), has come under the scanner of the Union home ministry for allegedly instigating demonstrators to clash with the Uttar Pradesh police

Amid Bollywood's silence on CAA protests, Shabana Azmi's 1989 video criticising govt for Safdar Hashmi's death emerges
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Amid Bollywood's silence on CAA protests, Shabana Azmi's 1989 video criticising govt for Safdar Hashmi's death emerges

A video from 1989 has surfaced on Twitter, which sees Shabana Azmi take the stage to criticise the Congress-led government over the death of Safdar Hashmi.

Siddharth on expressing dissent against Citizenship Amendment Act: 'I’d feel guilty if I don’t speak out'
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Siddharth on expressing dissent against Citizenship Amendment Act: 'I’d feel guilty if I don’t speak out'

Siddharth reveals he is only speaking out as a voting, tax-paying citizen, and as somebody who is 'genuinely concerned' about the state of his country

Saudi Arabia plans to convene OIC foreign ministers' meeting on Kashmir; move seen as attempt to please Pakistan
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Saudi Arabia plans to convene OIC foreign ministers' meeting on Kashmir; move seen as attempt to please Pakistan

Saudi Arabia plans to convene a meeting of the foreign ministers of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation on Kashmir, in an apparent move by the Gulf Kingdom to please Pakistan which skipped a recent summit of Muslim nations in Malaysia

In Odisha's Kendrapara district, Bangladeshi Hindus told to 'quit India' rejoice over CAA, but remain wary of U-turn on citizenship
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In Odisha's Kendrapara district, Bangladeshi Hindus told to 'quit India' rejoice over CAA, but remain wary of U-turn on citizenship

The Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 has brought relief to the 1,551 families of Mahakalapada and Rajnagar blocks in Kendraparain district in Odisha, who were served with a 'quit India' notice under Foreigners Act

'Assam won't be run by Nagpur': Rahul Gandhi slams BJP and RSS at Guwahati rally, says violence returning to state due to govt policies
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'Assam won't be run by Nagpur': Rahul Gandhi slams BJP and RSS at Guwahati rally, says violence returning to state due to govt policies

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi slammed the BJP, RSS during a speech in Guwahati, said Assam might return to the path of violence due to policies of the BJP governments at the Centre and the state

Swara Bhasker condemns police crackdown on UP protesters: Duty of police is to control situation
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Swara Bhasker condemns police crackdown on UP protesters: Duty of police is to control situation

In a recent video that has gone viral across social media, Swara Bhasker condemns police crackdown on protesters in Uttar Pradesh.

'Why should I go to homes of vandals?' UP minister refuses to meet kin of Muslim men killed during anti-CAA stir
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'Why should I go to homes of vandals?' UP minister refuses to meet kin of Muslim men killed during anti-CAA stir

An Uttar Pradesh minister on a visit on Thursday refused to meet the families of the two Muslim men who died in the recent protests against the new citizenship law.

Adnan Sami tweets in support of Citizenship Amendment Act: 'Muslims are very proud and happy here'
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Adnan Sami tweets in support of Citizenship Amendment Act: 'Muslims are very proud and happy here'

Adnan Sami spoke about Citizenship Amendment Act in an answer question round with his fans.

Anurag Kashyap, Aparna Sen, Alankrita Shrivastava and other film artistes seek judicial probe over UP violence around CAA protests
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Anurag Kashyap, Aparna Sen, Alankrita Shrivastava and other film artistes seek judicial probe over UP violence around CAA protests

Declaring that they don't support any form of vandalism, a group of film artistes have asked for an independent judicial probe into the violence against anti-CAA protesters in Uttar Pradesh.

Uttar Pradesh anti-CAA stir: Sambhal district administration issues notice to 26 people for damaging property during protests
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Uttar Pradesh anti-CAA stir: Sambhal district administration issues notice to 26 people for damaging property during protests

The district administration of Sambhal has issued notices to 26 people for their alleged involvement in damaging properties during protests against the amended citizenship law

Govt to conduct NPR along with Census 2021: All you need to know about NRC, National Population Register and how they are linked
India

Govt to conduct NPR along with Census 2021: All you need to know about NRC, National Population Register and how they are linked

How similar or different is NRC from NPR, a nationwide process, which the government announced will be conducted along with Census 2021, Firstpost takes a look

CAA protests: UP Police stops Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi from entering Meerut to meet kin of deceased agitators
Politics

CAA protests: UP Police stops Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi from entering Meerut to meet kin of deceased agitators

Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra were on Tuesday stopped by police from entering Meerut on their way to meet the families of those who died during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act