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Opposition steps up protests against CAA: DMK leads massive rally in Chennai, Congress holds 'satyagraha' at Rajghat; Uttar Pradesh PFI chief arrested
Politics

Opposition steps up protests against CAA: DMK leads massive rally in Chennai, Congress holds 'satyagraha' at Rajghat; Uttar Pradesh PFI chief arrested

The opposition on Monday stepped up protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 with the Congress holding a 'Satyagraha for unity' at Mahatma Gandhi's memorial Rajghat and its ally DMK leading a massive rally in Chennai, while scattered demonstration were held against the contentious law in several states by students and others

Anti-CAA protests: 104 held, over 12,000 cases registered in Parbhani, Hingoli and Beed districts of Maharashtra as agitators resort to stone-pelting, vandalism
India

Anti-CAA protests: 104 held, over 12,000 cases registered in Parbhani, Hingoli and Beed districts of Maharashtra as agitators resort to stone-pelting, vandalism

More than 100 people have been arrested and over 12,000 cases registered in three districts of Marathwada in connection with violence during protests against the amended Citizenship Act in the central Maharashtra region last week, officials said on Monday.

Tight security for Narendra Modi's rally at Ramlila Maidan: CCTVs on all routes leading to venue, snipers atop buildings
India

Tight security for Narendra Modi's rally at Ramlila Maidan: CCTVs on all routes leading to venue, snipers atop buildings

Elaborate security arrangements have been made for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally on Sunday at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan, which is a little over a kilometre away from Old Delhi's Daryaganj that was hit by violence on Friday during the protest against the amended Citizenship Act

CAA protesters gather at Gandhi statue in London, demand withdrawal of new citizenship law and plans to hold nationwide NRC
India

CAA protesters gather at Gandhi statue in London, demand withdrawal of new citizenship law and plans to hold nationwide NRC

Hundreds of students and other groups gathered around the statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Parliament Square in London on Saturday to protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC) in India

CAA protests: Toll rises to 15 in Uttar Pradesh as stir turns violent for second consecutive day; police post torched in Kanpur
India

CAA protests: Toll rises to 15 in Uttar Pradesh as stir turns violent for second consecutive day; police post torched in Kanpur

A police post was torched in Kanpur on Saturday amid fresh incidents of protests against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Uttar Pradesh's several districts including in Rampur and Aligarh as the toll in the violence in the last two days rose to 15

CAA protest: Days after violence, Seelampur seeks answers on who incited clashes; anxious residents return to streets despite crackdown
India

CAA protest: Days after violence, Seelampur seeks answers on who incited clashes; anxious residents return to streets despite crackdown

Even though the stones strewn across the streets in Delhi's Seelampur have been cleared and daily life has returned in the busy trading area of the National Capital, the anxiety over the law and order situation that took the locality hostage on Tuesday is still palpable

MEA calls Mahathir Mohamad's remark on CAA 'factually incorrect'; Malaysian PM said India is depriving Muslims of their citizenship
India

MEA calls Mahathir Mohamad's remark on CAA 'factually incorrect'; Malaysian PM said India is depriving Muslims of their citizenship

After visiting the media centre at the Kuala Lumpur Summit on Friday, Mahathir Mohamad had reportedly said, 'I am sorry to see that India, which claims to be a secular state, is now taking action to deprive some Muslims of their citizenship.'

Amid anti-CAA storm, Assam remains calm: Artists at forefront of protests preach peace and patience
India

Amid anti-CAA storm, Assam remains calm: Artists at forefront of protests preach peace and patience

What sets Assam apart from the rest of the country is its peaceful form of protest. The Assamese have combined peace, patience and art to set an example for those who believe in the true meaning of nation building.

CAA protests: Allahabad HC seeks UP govt, AMU's reply on use of baton charge, tells parents to approach local court for release of detained students
India

CAA protests: Allahabad HC seeks UP govt, AMU's reply on use of baton charge, tells parents to approach local court for release of detained students

The Allahabad High Court on Thursday asked the Uttar Pradesh govt and the AMU administration to file its replies within two weeks on a plea about baton charge and tear gas shells used against students

JAP, VIP activists in spotlight as disruption of traffic, vandalism and arson mark Bihar bandh; Left takes out rally in north
Politics

JAP, VIP activists in spotlight as disruption of traffic, vandalism and arson mark Bihar bandh; Left takes out rally in north

Bihar witnessed disruption of traffic, vandalism and arson on Thursday on account of a state-wide shutdown called by Left parties in protest against Citizenship Amendment Act 2019

Hrithik Roshan becomes target of multiple memes on Twitter after equivocal tweet on CAA protests
Entertainment

Hrithik Roshan becomes target of multiple memes on Twitter after equivocal tweet on CAA protests

Hrithik Roshan seems to have expressed concern over the student protests in several areas of India against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019.

Deepika Padukone, Meghna Gulzar cancel Chhapaak promotions in Delhi over CAA protests, say it will be 'insensitive'
Entertainment

Deepika Padukone, Meghna Gulzar cancel Chhapaak promotions in Delhi over CAA protests, say it will be 'insensitive'

Amid the ongoing anti-CAA protests in Delhi and other parts of the country, Deepika Padukone and Meghna Gulzar have cancelled Chhapaak promotions in the capital city.

Urdu satirist Mujtaba Hussain on returning his Padma Shri: Our democracy has been reduced to a joke
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Urdu satirist Mujtaba Hussain on returning his Padma Shri: Our democracy has been reduced to a joke

Mujtaba Hussain is a celebrated Urdu author, humorist and satirist who has decided to return his Padma Shri (received in 2007) to register his protest against the ‘current atmosphere’ in the country.

Inspired by Ahom warrior Mula Gabhoru, Assamese women take centrestage in fresh anti-CAA protests across state
India

Inspired by Ahom warrior Mula Gabhoru, Assamese women take centrestage in fresh anti-CAA protests across state

If the first phase of Assam protests against Citizenship Amendment Act was dominated by violence and instances of aggression, women are taking the centrestage in phase two of the protests which calls for a non-violent satyagraha against the Act

2019 Sahitya Akademi awardee Jayashree Goswami Mahanta to distribute prize money among families who lost lives during CAA protests in Assam
Life

2019 Sahitya Akademi awardee Jayashree Goswami Mahanta to distribute prize money among families who lost lives during CAA protests in Assam

Mahanta was chosen for the Sahitya Akademi award for her Assamese novel Chanakya. She has to her credit several books including Dronacharya, Sreshta Bideshi Galpo, Ekuki Dhemali Sadhu and some volumes on Assam agitation.

Citizenship Amendment Act protests: Mumbai theatre artists issue joint statement against police action in universities
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Citizenship Amendment Act protests: Mumbai theatre artists issue joint statement against police action in universities

Theatre exponents like Sunil Shanbag, Sanjna Kapoor, Quasar Thakore Padamsee, Purva Naresh and Joy Sengupta are among the signatories who extended their support to the students at the Jamia Millia Islamia University and Aligarh Muslim University.

Citizenship Amendment Act protests: Urdu writer Mujtaba Hussain returns his Padma Shri award; says 'I am not happy with the situation today'
Life

Citizenship Amendment Act protests: Urdu writer Mujtaba Hussain returns his Padma Shri award; says 'I am not happy with the situation today'

Hyderabad-based Mujutaba Hussain was awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honour in the country, for his contributions to Urdu literature in 2007.

Hrithik Roshan on student protests against CAA: 'Saddened by the unrest across various educational institutions'
Entertainment

Hrithik Roshan on student protests against CAA: 'Saddened by the unrest across various educational institutions'

Hrithik Roshan took to Twitter to express how 'saddened' he is by the 'unrest across educational institutions.

Amid nationwide CAA protests, Bollywood stays mostly mum: It's time to move from reel posturing to real action
Entertainment

Amid nationwide CAA protests, Bollywood stays mostly mum: It's time to move from reel posturing to real action

Most Bollywood celebs have been caught sitting on the fence, especially those who are more worried about self-preservation than genuinely speaking up from the heart.

Citizenship Amendment Act protests: How world media covered India's crackdown on protesters in wake of passage of CAB
India

Citizenship Amendment Act protests: How world media covered India's crackdown on protesters in wake of passage of CAB

A nation already drawing negative headlines from the western media over the prolonged civil restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir, India is now making the first page of international dailies as protests against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act spread across the nation