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Shaheen Bagh has shattered myth of oppressed Muslim woman who needs saving: Vasanth Kannabiran
Life

Shaheen Bagh has shattered myth of oppressed Muslim woman who needs saving: Vasanth Kannabiran

Veteran feminist Vasanth Kannabiran traces the history of the women's movement in India through the history of her own life. Her book Taken At The Flood analyses and reflects on the victories achieved by the movement thus far, and the leaps and bounds that are yet to be travelled

'No need for NRC in Bihar, updation of NPR as per 2010 format': State Assembly passes resolution on citizenship, population registries
India

'No need for NRC in Bihar, updation of NPR as per 2010 format': State Assembly passes resolution on citizenship, population registries

The Bihar Assembly on Tuesday passed a unanimous resolution holding that there is no need for NRC in the state and updating of the National Population Register (NPR) should be done according to the 2010 format

MHA-appointed panel's recommendation of 1951 as cut-off date to define Assam 'indigenous' meets resistance from minority groups
India

MHA-appointed panel's recommendation of 1951 as cut-off date to define Assam 'indigenous' meets resistance from minority groups

The Sharma Committee, which has members of the All Assam Students Union (AASU), one of the signatory bodies of the Assam Accord, and is headed by Justice (retired) Biplab Kumar Sharma, will submit its recommendations on Clause 6 of the Assam Accord on Tuesday as the debate over who is 'Assamese' continues. The

Assam to conduct survey of 'indigenous' Muslims: Experts term move divisive, say classification is undemocratic, unconstitutional
India

Assam to conduct survey of 'indigenous' Muslims: Experts term move divisive, say classification is undemocratic, unconstitutional

The Assam government put forward the idea of a socio-economic census of indigenous Muslims of Assam, except that it decided to drop the term Khilonjiya (indigenous) from the census.

Jaffrabad anti-CAA protests: Over 500 women block road connecting Seelampur with Maujpur and Yamuna Vihar; Delhi Metro shuts station
India

Jaffrabad anti-CAA protests: Over 500 women block road connecting Seelampur with Maujpur and Yamuna Vihar; Delhi Metro shuts station

Over 500 people, mostly women, sat on a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) near Delhi’s Jaffrabad metro station

Congress' Manish Tewari says Uddhav Thackeray requires briefing on citizenship rules, Maharashtra CM should know NPR is basis of NRC
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Congress' Manish Tewari says Uddhav Thackeray requires briefing on citizenship rules, Maharashtra CM should know NPR is basis of NRC

Comments assume significance as Shiv Sena, Congress are part of Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi government in state

Conflicting judgments, absence of guidelines, litany of documents: India's citizenship conundrum is a mess
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Conflicting judgments, absence of guidelines, litany of documents: India's citizenship conundrum is a mess

Multiple conflicting judgments have only deepened the confusion rather than solving it.

Donald Trump likely to discuss CAA, NRC with Narendra Modi during his maiden visit to India, says White House official
India

Donald Trump likely to discuss CAA, NRC with Narendra Modi during his maiden visit to India, says White House official

Donald Trump will raise the issue of religious freedom with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to India next week, the White House said.

'No need to fear CAA': Uddhav Thackeray discusses NRC, NPR in 'fruitful' talks with Narendra Modi, to meet Sonia Gandhi next
Politics

'No need to fear CAA': Uddhav Thackeray discusses NRC, NPR in 'fruitful' talks with Narendra Modi, to meet Sonia Gandhi next

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday reiterated that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) "should not be feared" by anyone after his "fruitful" meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi

Assam NRC Coordinator asks deputy commissioners to submit details of 'ineligible persons' included in register
India

Assam NRC Coordinator asks deputy commissioners to submit details of 'ineligible persons' included in register

Over 19 lakh people were left out of the final NRC list published on 31 August, 2019.

CAA, NRC will create religious test for citizenship, lead to widespread disenfranchisement of Indian Muslims, says US panel on religious freedom
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CAA, NRC will create religious test for citizenship, lead to widespread disenfranchisement of Indian Muslims, says US panel on religious freedom

In factsheet issued USCIRF said that after passage of Citizenship law large scale protests had broken out across India

Data Societies: Can the State be trusted with information in times of ubiquitous surveillance systems?
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Data Societies: Can the State be trusted with information in times of ubiquitous surveillance systems?

Amid the rise in global surveillance systems, the common man needs to be involved in conversations on data through politics.

‘Won’t block NPR’: Uddhav Thackeray says will ‘personally check columns’ in forms of population exercise before implementation in Maharashtra
India

‘Won’t block NPR’: Uddhav Thackeray says will ‘personally check columns’ in forms of population exercise before implementation in Maharashtra

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday said he won't block the National Population Register (NPR) in the state. Thackeray assured that he will 'personally check the columns' in the NPR, adding there shouldn't be any problem with the exercise in Maharashtra.

Clause 6 of Assam Accord: Govt-appointed panel upset over leakage of recommendations; 1951 suggested as base year for defining indigenous people
India

Clause 6 of Assam Accord: Govt-appointed panel upset over leakage of recommendations; 1951 suggested as base year for defining indigenous people

Reports said the committee unanimously recommended that 1951 should be the base year for defining indigenous people of Assam who would be eligible for constitutional safeguards under Clause 6 of the Assam Accord.

Shaheen Bagh demonstrators return to protest site after Delhi Police denies permission for march to Amit Shah's residence
India

Shaheen Bagh demonstrators return to protest site after Delhi Police denies permission for march to Amit Shah's residence

Responding to Amit Shah's open invitation for discussions on CAA, protesters at Shaheen Bagh in Delhi announced that they will rally till the Union minister's residence in the National Capital on Sunday. The march from Shaheen Bagh, the epicenter of anti-CAA protests in Delhi, to Shah's residence will commence at 2 pm, reports have said.

Back from adult prison, Bihar minors arrested in police raids on Muslim homes post CAA protests tell of maltreatment
India

Back from adult prison, Bihar minors arrested in police raids on Muslim homes post CAA protests tell of maltreatment

Bihar Police passed minors off as adults in the First Information Report (FIR). Which meant they spent a month in an Aurangabad prison with hardened criminals before they were moved to a juvenile home on 23 January.

Anti-CAA protest in Chennai snowballs into chaos, four cops injured; Opposition, including DMK, condemn police force against agitators
India

Anti-CAA protest in Chennai snowballs into chaos, four cops injured; Opposition, including DMK, condemn police force against agitators

Opposition parties led by the DMK in Tamil Nadu on Saturday lashed out at the police action against anti-CAA protesters in Chennai and sought action against those police personnel who allegedly used force against the agitators.

Shaheen Bagh protesters hold heart-shaped cut-outs on Valentine's Day, urge PM to visit them
India

Shaheen Bagh protesters hold heart-shaped cut-outs on Valentine's Day, urge PM to visit them

The protest at Shaheen Bagh against the Citizenship Amendment Act has been continuing for the past nearly two months.

At JNU, P Chidambaram says there should be ‘huge mass movement’ is any Muslim is sent to detention camps because of CAA
India

At JNU, P Chidambaram says there should be ‘huge mass movement’ is any Muslim is sent to detention camps because of CAA

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday said there must be a "huge mass movement" if any Muslim was sent to detention camps in case the Supreme Court upheld the validity of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

Puducherry Assembly unanimously adopts resolution against CAA, NPR and NRC; motion tabled by Chief Minister V Narayanasamy
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Puducherry Assembly unanimously adopts resolution against CAA, NPR and NRC; motion tabled by Chief Minister V Narayanasamy

The Puducherry Assembly on Wednesday adopted a resolution tabled by Chief Minister V Narayanasamy registering strong protest against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act, the National Register of Citizens and National Population Register