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.
Jamia Milia Islamia violence: Students who suffered injuries record statement before Delhi Police crime branch
Two-three new CCTV videos purportedly of the 15 December incident in Jamia surfaced on social media on Thursday, in which some people can be seen throwing stones at police personnel from inside the campus.
Watch: Second CCTV video of Jamia students scrambling into library to evade Delhi Police crackdown hits social media
On a day that CCTV footage of a crackdown by Delhi Police and paramilitary forces on students of Jamia Millia Islamia on 15 December drew sharp reactions, a second video of panic-stricken students hiding in a library room has also emerged.
'It's not the pain, but how far the State will go to target us': Jamia students recount treatment at the hands of Delhi Police on 10 Feb
Describing police brutality meted out to them during the 10 February protests, Jamia students accused the Delhi Police of assaulting girls and hitting them on their chest and stomach with lathis. Some students also accused the police of kicking them on their private parts with their boots on, punching them and even forcibly removing their hijabs.
Jamia shooter was 'obedient' and '1,000% a minor', claims teacher; says accused was 'desperate' to be famous
The radicalisation has come as a surprise to Narendra, for the shooter was a regular in his class.
BJP's Delhi poll campaign song taps into anger against anti-CAA protests; those accusing it of spreading hate are being hypocritical
The protests at Shaheen Bagh are making the silent majority angrier by the day. The BJP's theme song is seeking to tap into that anger.
Jamia shooter's age row: CBSE certificate shows him as 'minor', EC document shows he's registered voter since April 2019
New details have emerged in connection with the youth, identified by the Delhi Police as Gopal Sharma, more commonly referred to as the Jamia shooter, after 30 January when he opened fire at peaceful protesters near Jamia Milia Islamia in New Delhi injuring one student protester Shadab Farooq.
Delhi court asks for report on Jamia Milia Islamia admin’s plea to file FIR against police action in campus on 15 Dec
A Delhi court on Wednesday directed the police to file an action taken report (ATR) on the plea of Jamia Millia Islamia university seeking the registration of an FIR against alleged police attack on students on the campus on 15 December during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
Anti-CAA, NRC protests: Led by Umar Khalid, students from various universities march from Delhi’s Mandi House to Jantar Mantar
Hundreds of students marched from Mandi House to Jantar Mantar on Monday to protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register for Citizens.
Protesting against CAA-NRC is a fight for Muslim dignity and identity, covering it under cloak of 'fight for Constitution' will be misleading
An argument being forwarded to oppose the sloganeering of La Ilaha IlAllah in public protests is that it alienates the non-Muslims who are a part of these protests. The argument may be correct, but by simply blaming the slogan it misses out the underlying reason behind this alienation. Why does the slogan alienate non-Muslims? Or for that purpose, why does a Muslim wearing hijab or skull cap alienate non-Muslims?
'Small coterie of Left-wing activists' damaging academic environment, say over 200 educators in letter to Narendra Modi
The academicians include Hari Singh Gour University VC R P Tiwari, Central University of South Bihar VC HCS Rathore and Sardar Patel University VC Shirish Kulkarni, among others, according to official sources.
From Jadavpur to JNU, student protests gained momentum since 2014; India ranks third in number of attacks on education community
Attacks at three university campuses – Jamia Millia Islamia, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) – within a span of three weeks resulted in injuries to students and raised questions on the role of the police in containing such violence and the safety of varsities in the country
'If not Kejriwal, then who?' is AAP's calling card for Delhi polls as BJP hopes to paper over local inadequacies with Modi's popularity
Close on the heels of what can be politely described as a rout in the Lok Sabha election, the AAP appears to be the frontrunner in the Assembly poll battle.
Amid Faiz row, BJP's Swapan Dasgupta asks for 'subtitles' for Urdu poetry, gets dunked on by Twitterati
Twitterati quickly responded to Dasgupta, the author of Awakening Bharat Mata: The Political Beliefs of the Indian Right, who was also a signatory to a recent statement released by 1,100 academicians and research scholars from various universities across India and abroad as well as prominent persons in support of the amended Citizenship Act.
The State's response to ongoing anti-CAA protests has one major lesson: India desperately needs police reform
The protests highlighted the incapacity of the police to deal with any form of dissent and constitutional protests. It was evident that archaic response mechanisms, symbolic of our colonial legacy, still dominated police practices.
Anti-CAA protests: IIT-Kanpur sets up panel to decide if Faiz Ahmed Faiz's 'Hum dekhenge' offends Hindu sentiments
Some students of IIT-Kanpur had sung the poem 'Hum Dekhenge' at a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act on 17 December.
Jamia administration, Delhi Police spar over CCTV footage of 15 Dec incident; call on giving recording deferred amid request for judicial probe, says varsity proctor
The CCTV footage of the alleged barging-in of police personnel inside the Jamia Millia Islamia campus on 15 December has emerged as a fresh sore point between the university administration and the police
Internet shutdowns due to CAA protests cost mobile operators around 24.5 million rupees in revenue every hour
Indian mobile operators are losing around 24.5 million rupees ($350,000) in revenue every hour they are forced to suspend internet services on government orders to control protests against a new citizenship law, a top lobby group said on Friday
'CAA, NRC are not only against Muslims, but whole country': Student leaders lead charge against 'divisive' policy at Mumbai's Azad Maidan
Students, activists, and citizens gathered in south Mumbai's Azad Maidan for another large-scale protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register for Citizens (NRC) on Friday. Named 'Inquilaab Morcha', the gathering was one of the many nationwide protests in resistance to the CAA since the contentious law was passed by Parliament on 11 December.