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Dilip Ghosh asks why Shaheen Bagh protesters 'not falling ill' if people in West Bengal committed suicide due to panic over CAA, NRC
India

Dilip Ghosh asks why Shaheen Bagh protesters 'not falling ill' if people in West Bengal committed suicide due to panic over CAA, NRC

Hundreds of Muslim women are demonstrating against the CAA and the proposed nationwide NRC at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh and Park Circus Maidan in Kolkata.

Anurag Thakur leading 'goli maaro' chant tests limits of political speech, speaks to malaise of hate in Indian polity
Politics

Anurag Thakur leading 'goli maaro' chant tests limits of political speech, speaks to malaise of hate in Indian polity

Minister of State for Finance Anurag Singh Thakur was the offending leader on Monday, raising the chant while campaigning for a BJP candidate in Rithala, Delhi

Over 300 personalities including actor Naseeruddin Shah, historian Romila Thapar issue statement against CAA, NRC
Entertainment

Over 300 personalities including actor Naseeruddin Shah, historian Romila Thapar issue statement against CAA, NRC

Over 300 eminent personalities from the creative and scholarly community of India, including actor Naseeruddin Shah, filmmaker Mira Nair, vocalist TM Krishna, author Amitav Ghosh have expressed solidarity with people protesting against the CAA and NRC.

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad detained in Hyderabad ahead of anti-CAA protest; police says no permission for event
India

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad detained in Hyderabad ahead of anti-CAA protest; police says no permission for event

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad was on 26 January detained in Hyderabad while he was on his way to take part in an anti-CAA-NRC event.

Uttar Pradesh Police arrests 10 anti-CAA protesters from Lucknow's Ghantaghar, registers FIR against 100 women
India

Uttar Pradesh Police arrests 10 anti-CAA protesters from Lucknow's Ghantaghar, registers FIR against 100 women

Uttar Pradesh Police booked 100 women, protesters, for allegedly violating prohibitory orders

On Republic Day, Shaheen Bagh protesters unfurl Tricolour, sing National Anthem and read Preamble
India

On Republic Day, Shaheen Bagh protesters unfurl Tricolour, sing National Anthem and read Preamble

Protestors demonstrating against the amended citizenship law sung the national anthem and read the preamble of the Constitution

Security tightened across Maharashtra as protesters stone buses during VBA's statewide bandh against CAA, NRC; one injured
India

Security tightened across Maharashtra as protesters stone buses during VBA's statewide bandh against CAA, NRC; one injured

Barring stray incidents of stone pelting and attempt to disrupt road traffic in Mumbai, there was not much impact of bandh in metropolis

DMK and allies to conduct ‘massive’ signature campaign against CAA, NRC in Tamil Nadu from 2 Feb
India

DMK and allies to conduct ‘massive’ signature campaign against CAA, NRC in Tamil Nadu from 2 Feb

The DMK-led Opposition in Tamil Nadu on Friday resolved to conduct a 'massive' signature campaign against the Citizenship Amendment Act, National Register of Citizens, and the National Population Register.

Security beefed up in Delhi ahead of Republic Day celebrations; CCTV cameras installed, traffic advisory issued for 26 Jan
India

Security beefed up in Delhi ahead of Republic Day celebrations; CCTV cameras installed, traffic advisory issued for 26 Jan

Sharpshooters, snipers will be deployed atop high-rise buildings to keep watch on eight kilometre-long parade route from Rajpath to Red Fort on 26 January

Heartening to see protesters' belief in Constitution, says Pranab Mukherjee; adds protests will deepen India's democratic roots
India

Heartening to see protesters' belief in Constitution, says Pranab Mukherjee; adds protests will deepen India's democratic roots

Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said he believes that the present wave of largely peaceful protests that have 'gripped' the country will once again enable the deepening of India's democratic roots.

On Subhash Chandra Bose's birth anniversary, Mamata takes dig at Modi and Shah, says Netaji's fight against Hindu Mahasabha still relevant today
Politics

On Subhash Chandra Bose's birth anniversary, Mamata takes dig at Modi and Shah, says Netaji's fight against Hindu Mahasabha still relevant today

Mamata has led more than ten protest marches and addressed over seven rallies in various parts of the state since the issue snowballed into a major political firestorm last December

Delhi Police urges protesters at Shaheen Bagh to clear road after parents of school students complain about inconvenience amid board exams
India

Delhi Police urges protesters at Shaheen Bagh to clear road after parents of school students complain about inconvenience amid board exams

The Delhi Police on Friday appealed to agitators to unblock the Kalindi Kunj-Shaheen Bagh stretch due to which the residents of Delhi and NCR are suffering, officials said.

CEPT Ahmedabad graduates wear black bands at convocation in protest against CAA, NRC; stand in solidarity with students across India
India

CEPT Ahmedabad graduates wear black bands at convocation in protest against CAA, NRC; stand in solidarity with students across India

The students of the CEPT university in Ahmedabad held a symbolic protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC) at the convocation ceremony held on Saturday.

Sheikh Hasina's balancing act on NRC, CAA designed to keep three audiences in good humour: Bangladesh, India and China
India

Sheikh Hasina's balancing act on NRC, CAA designed to keep three audiences in good humour: Bangladesh, India and China

"We don't understand why [Government of India] did it,' said Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina in an interview published by Gulf News on Saturday, 'It was not necessary.'

West Bengal BJP leader and Netaji's grandnephew Chandra Kumar Bose says 'atmosphere of fear' created over CAA, urges Centre to include Muslims in law
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West Bengal BJP leader and Netaji's grandnephew Chandra Kumar Bose says 'atmosphere of fear' created over CAA, urges Centre to include Muslims in law

‘An atmosphere of fear is being created on the issue of citizenship. This applies to both the ruling party and the opposition parties. Just because the law has been passed by Parliament, it can't be used to bulldoze people by ignoring the protests. The same applies to opposition parties which are deliberately misleading the masses', said West Bengal BJP vice president Chandra Kumar Bose

Anti-CAA protests in Uttar Pradesh: Women agitators in Lucknow's Ghantaghar Park accuse police of taking away blankets; cops deny charge
India

Anti-CAA protests in Uttar Pradesh: Women agitators in Lucknow's Ghantaghar Park accuse police of taking away blankets; cops deny charge

On lines of Delhi's Shaheen Bagh, around 50 women along with children have been squatting near Clock Tower protesting against CAA, NRC

Sheikh Hasina says India's new citizenship law 'unnecessary', maintains CAA, NRC 'internal matters' of New Delhi
India

Sheikh Hasina says India's new citizenship law 'unnecessary', maintains CAA, NRC 'internal matters' of New Delhi

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has termed as 'internal matters' of India the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens, but at the same time said the act was 'not necessary'

Delhi Police urges anti-CAA protesters at Shaheen Bagh to unblock road in view of larger public interest
India

Delhi Police urges anti-CAA protesters at Shaheen Bagh to unblock road in view of larger public interest

The petition sought direction to the Delhi Police Commissioner to withdraw the closure of Kalindi Kunj-Shaheen Bagh Stretch and Okhla underpass, which were closed on 15 December, 2019, for ongoing protests against CAA and NRC.

Pakistan not ready for peace with India without resolving Kashmir issue in just manner, says Shah Mahmood Qureshi
India

Pakistan not ready for peace with India without resolving Kashmir issue in just manner, says Shah Mahmood Qureshi

Ties between India, Pakistan came under severe strain after New Delhi revoked Jammu and Kashmir's special status and bifurcated it into two Union Territories

Mamata Banerjee says West Bengal to skip NPR meeting on 17 Jan, dares Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar to 'dismiss' state govt
India

Mamata Banerjee says West Bengal to skip NPR meeting on 17 Jan, dares Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar to 'dismiss' state govt

Last week, during a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Kolkata, Mamata had urged him to rethink on the amended Citizenship Act and withdraw the contentious legislation along with the NPR.