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.
Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub on being an Indian Muslim during the COVID-19 pandemic: 'The communal virus has infected India’s entire body'
Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub has received acclaim as a character actor in a range of roles, most recently playing the Dalit leader Nishad in Article 15 last year.
Joe Biden campaign puts up policy paper seeking 'restoration of Kashmiris' rights', expressing disappointment in NRC, CAA
“These measures are inconsistent with the country’s long tradition of secularism and with sustaining a multi-ethnic and multi-religious democracy,” according to the policy paper ‘Joe Biden’s agenda for Muslim American community’ posted recently on his campaign website.
Arrested for sedition in UP's Azamgarh district, maulana says he tried to defuse CAA, NRC protest, not instigate it
Events are related to the sit-in protest called by a group of women in UP's Azamgarh district to protest against CAA and NRC. The FIR contradicts Rashadi’s version. Dubbing the protesters 'rioters', the FIR said that in spite of warning them about the Section 144, which prohibits gathering of more than 3 people, they did not withdraw the protest.
Delhi Riots: 23-weeks pregnant Jamia student Safoora Zargar gets bail from HC on humanitarian ground
The Delhi High Court Tuesday granted bail to Safoora Zargar, the pregnant Jamia university student who was arrested under anti-terror law UAPA in a case related to communal violence in northeast Delhi during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act, as Solicitor General Tushar Mehta did not oppose the court's decision on humanitarian grounds.
Pregnancy not ground for bail, Delhi Police tells HC in response to Jamia student Safoora Zargar's petition
The Delhi Police, in its status report opposing Zargar's bail plea, said a clear and cogent case has been made out against the accused woman and as such she is not entitled for bail for the grave and serious offences.
Bengaluru student, charged with sedition for raising 'Pakistan Zindabad' slogans at anti-CAA rally, granted bail after 3 months in jail
Amulya Leona Noronha, a college student from Bengaluru who was charged with sedition for raising the 'Pakistan zindabad' slogan at an anti-Citizenship Act (CAA) rally earlier this year, has been granted bail by the magistrate court under the provision of CrPC Section 167(2). Amulya is expected to have the bail order by Friday.
Day after being denied bail in sedition case, college student who raised 'Pakistan Zindabad' slogans, gets relief from court
A Bengaluru court has granted bail to a college student, Amulya Leona Noronha, who was accused of sedition after she said: “Pakistan zindabad” at an anti-Citizenship Act (CAA) rally on 20 February.
US religious freedom report voices concern over discrimination against religious minorities in India; takes note of CAA, NRC, Article 370 abrogation
Voicing concern over the alleged attacks and discrimination against religious and ethnic minorities in India, an official American report said on Wednesday that the US officials have emphasised the need to ensure full protection to minorities as guaranteed under the Constitution.
India's image has taken big hit in past year; only recourse is for BJP to up engagement with world in transparent manner
Ever since it became a sovereign republic, India has meticulously built its global network of "friends" through continuous democratic practice and evolution, not least under former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru who sought to build a secular and liberal country
BJP govt under Narendra Modi raised standard of living of 'deprived' sections of society: Amit Shah tells CNN-News18
Shah also detailed the benefits of Centre's Jan Dhan Yojana scheme, which allowed citizens to receive the benefits through Direct Bank Transfer.
CAA will not deprive Muslims of citizenship, attempts made to create confusion: Amit Shah to CNN-News18
The Union Home Minister said that the Congress party has attempted to instigate people and the BJP is now working on clearing the confusion over the issue.
From abrogating Article 370 to CAA and Ram Temple, Narendra Modi pens open letter outlining achievements of second term
In an open letter to the country's citizens on the first anniversary of his second term as prime minister, Narendra Modi said in 2019 the people of India voted not merely for continuity but also with the dream of taking India to new heights and making it a global leader.
Delhi court extends police custody of two Pinjra Tod members by 2 days in connection with communal violence in Northeast Delhi
The metropolitan magistrate extended the remand of JNU students and Pinjra Tod members Natasha Narwal and Devangana Kalita in the case after the police said custodial interrogation was required to unearth the conspiracy behind the case and identify other accused.
Two Pinjra Tod activists, minutes after getting bail in anti-CAA protests case, arrested on separate charge; sent to 2-day police custody
Two Pinjra Tod women activists, who were granted bail on Sunday in a case related to the northeast Delhi communal violence, were sent to two days of police custody moments later in a separate murder case linked to the riots.
Delhi Police arrests two Pinjra Tod members in connection with Jafrabad anti-CAA protests; families not given reason for arrest
Two members of the women’s right collective Pinjra Tod were arrested by the Delhi Police on Saturday in connection with the protests against the amended Citizenship Act in Jafrabad held in February
Delhi riots case: Police book two Jamia students, Umar Khalid under UAPA; communal violence was 'premeditated conspiracy', claims FIR
Haider and Zargar, arrested for allegedly hatching a conspiracy to incite the communal riots in Delhi in February, are in judicial custody.