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Won by CAA, betrayed by clause 6, Bengali Hindus wary of BJP's politics in Assam
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Won by CAA, betrayed by clause 6, Bengali Hindus wary of BJP's politics in Assam

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.

Delhi riots: Court dismisses bail plea of Pinjra Tod activist Devangana Kalita in UAPA case
India

Delhi riots: Court dismisses bail plea of Pinjra Tod activist Devangana Kalita in UAPA case

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

USCIRF names India among 14 'countries of particular concern', cites CAA and Delhi riots in annual report on religious freedom
India

USCIRF names India among 14 'countries of particular concern', cites CAA and Delhi riots in annual report on religious freedom

In the 2020 edition of its annual report on International Religious Freedom, the USCIRF alleged that in 2019, the Government of India used its strengthened parliamentary majority to institute national-level policies violating religious freedom across the country, especially for Muslims

DMK, AIADMK cross swords in Tamil Nadu Assembly over NPR; new enumeration form for exercise posed several questions, says MK Stalin
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DMK, AIADMK cross swords in Tamil Nadu Assembly over NPR; new enumeration form for exercise posed several questions, says MK Stalin

Leader of opposition MK Stalin said, all data needed to prepare NRC were being asked in NPR and two exercises were no different

Decoding India's engagement with CAA, NRC: What impels or deters a citizen from partaking in the dialogue
India

Decoding India's engagement with CAA, NRC: What impels or deters a citizen from partaking in the dialogue

Civic Studios carried out a survey exploring ways in which people are engaging with the CAA and NRC, the factors that drive people to take a stand on the issue or participate in pro or anti CAA and/or NRC protests, obstacles keeping them from partaking in the dialogue, and further information/action citizens seek from the state, police or movement organisers.

Mumbai Pride 2020: Thousands stand in solidarity with queer Muslims amid CAA-NRC chaos, urge govt to amend 'draconian' Transgender Act
India

Mumbai Pride 2020: Thousands stand in solidarity with queer Muslims amid CAA-NRC chaos, urge govt to amend 'draconian' Transgender Act

At the Queer Azaadi Mumbai Pride 2020 in Mumbai, sentiments of a broken "cistem" ran high, as thousands gathered to further the cause of equality, LGBTQIA+ rights.

BJP MLA trashes CAA for creating 'civil war-like' situation, tells party to follow Ambedkar's Constitution or 'tear, throw it away'
India

BJP MLA trashes CAA for creating 'civil war-like' situation, tells party to follow Ambedkar's Constitution or 'tear, throw it away'

Even as the Narendra Modi government refuses to back down on Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) despite protests nationwide, a BJP MLA from Madhya Pradesh has taken a different stand, saying the law was creating a "civil war-like situation in every street"

Despite keeping mum on CAA and NRC, Arvind Kejriwal's AAP may find favour among Delhi Muslims for education reforms, power subsidy
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Despite keeping mum on CAA and NRC, Arvind Kejriwal's AAP may find favour among Delhi Muslims for education reforms, power subsidy

The protests have peaked right during the campaign for the state Assembly election of Delhi, raising the question of whether the national issue of citizenship would have a bearing on state elections and determine the direction of the critical Muslim vote.

Congress backed NSUI, IYC fail to capitalise as Left steers youth surge against CAA-NRC through SFI, AISA across campuses
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Congress backed NSUI, IYC fail to capitalise as Left steers youth surge against CAA-NRC through SFI, AISA across campuses

NSUI was hardly visible and failed to drive this movement by the students, not just in Delhi but even in the Congress-ruled states like Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh or Rajasthan.

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

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

Neither CAA nor NPR linked to NRC, Opposition spreading false propaganda, says BJP general secretary Ram Madhav
India

Neither CAA nor NPR linked to NRC, Opposition spreading false propaganda, says BJP general secretary Ram Madhav

BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Thursday said neither the CAA nor the NPR has any link with the NRC and alleged that the Opposition is carrying out a false propaganda to malign the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government.

'Hardly bothered', says TMC as party MLA Sabyasachi Dutta announces decision to join BJP ahead of Amit Shah's Kolkata rally
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'Hardly bothered', says TMC as party MLA Sabyasachi Dutta announces decision to join BJP ahead of Amit Shah's Kolkata rally

Senior TMC leader Sabyasachi Dutta, who was stripped of his decision-making power as Bidhannagar mayor for alleged anti-party activities, Monday said he will join the BJP in the city presence of its national president Amit Shah

Congress, Left Front accuse TMC of shedding ‘crocodile tears’ over NRC after ruling party rejects demand to discuss issue in West Bengal Assembly
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Congress, Left Front accuse TMC of shedding ‘crocodile tears’ over NRC after ruling party rejects demand to discuss issue in West Bengal Assembly

The Opposition in West Bengal, Congress and the Left Front on Tuesday accused the Trinamool Congress of shedding 'crocodile tears' over NRC in Assam after the ruling TMC rejected their demand to discuss the NRC in the Assembly.

Assam NRC: Ahead of final list, MHA increases time limit for filing appeals in foreigners tribunal to 120 days
India

Assam NRC: Ahead of final list, MHA increases time limit for filing appeals in foreigners tribunal to 120 days

This comes ahead of the publication of the final NRC list on 31 August, as directed by the Supreme Court

Narendra Modi in Rajya Sabha: PM says Jharkhand lynching pained him, but no one has right to insult state
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Narendra Modi in Rajya Sabha: PM says Jharkhand lynching pained him, but no one has right to insult state

PM Modi broke his silence on the lynching of a Muslim youth in Jharkhand, saying it has pained him and the guilty must be severely punished, but stressed that all incidents of violence in the country should be treated the same

BJP leader Queen Oja, who won Gauhati seat, hopes her victory will inspire more women from Assam Movement to join politics
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BJP leader Queen Oja, who won Gauhati seat, hopes her victory will inspire more women from Assam Movement to join politics

BJP leader Queen Oja, the only woman politician to win the Lok Sabha polls 2019 from Assam, says that her victory would inspire women workers of the Assam Movement to participate in the socio-political change of India

IPFT to press for separate tribal state, NRC; Tripura BJP ally will hold sit-in protest in New Delhi on 11 December
India

IPFT to press for separate tribal state, NRC; Tripura BJP ally will hold sit-in protest in New Delhi on 11 December

Ruling BJP ally, IPFT, will restart its agitation from Wednesday to press for its decade-old demand for a separate state for the tribals in Tripura

'Detect, delete and deport': BJP's Ram Madhav says Assam NRC is govt exercise to protect Indians from illegal immigrants
India

'Detect, delete and deport': BJP's Ram Madhav says Assam NRC is govt exercise to protect Indians from illegal immigrants

BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav said Monday people excluded from the final list of Assam-specific National Register of Citizens would be de-franchised and deported to their country, while Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal suggested that the NRC be implemented across India.

On 72nd Independence Day, India must introspect; there are better ways to express nationalism than chest-thumping
India

On 72nd Independence Day, India must introspect; there are better ways to express nationalism than chest-thumping

The 15th of August is not just Independence Day but also a day of introspection. Patriotism is not just of the chest-thumping variety. It is also the quieter, softer variation of helping the nation grow, through teaching its citizens to question.