The former apex court judge criticised the "weaponising" of the sedition laws, "abuse" of prohibitory orders and blanket shutdown of the internet
Kerala imposes Section 144 for a month due to COVID-19 surge, says gatherings pose threat of 'super spread'
The state govt said restrictions will be imposed in containment zones and in areas where spread of infection is apprehended, however, the existing relaxations for events will continue
Bengaluru violence: Narrative of 'communal tensions' misleading; turf war between BJP, Congress, SDPI behind clashes
Three people died due to police firing in Bengaluru's Devarajeevanahalli (DJ Halli) and Kadugodanahalli (KG Halli) after violence and arson in the areas
Bengaluru violence: 3 killed in police firing after mob vandalises Congress MLA's home over social media post
Bengaluru Police Commissioner has said that the accused has been arrested for posting derogatory posts and 110 people have been arrested for arson, stone-pelting, and assault on police
Coronavirus Updates: Amit Shah tells Delhi, Haryana, UP CMs to increase rapid antigen testing to reduce transmission rate
Coronavirus Updates: RJD MLA Shahnawaz Alam has tested positive for COVID-19, the fourth legislator in Bihar to have contracted the disease.
Mumbai Police warns against coronavirus-related fake news on social media; here's what is prohibited under Section 144 and Section 188
The order prohibits the spread of inflammatory statements that are discriminatory against a particular community.
Flouting social distancing guidelines, crowd in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar gathers on street to welcome group of Jain monks
A large number of people came out on a road on Monday when a group of Jain monks, headed by Muni Pranam Sagar, reached Banda town, located about 35 km from the district headquarters.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Nawayath Muslims in Karnataka's Bhatkal junk orthodoxy of Tablighi Jamaat, help authorities quarantine vulnerable, feed poor
When the rest of the country was grappling with Tablighi’s googly, Muslims from Bhatkal did not wait for the community leaders from the state outside to give diktats or plead them to cooperate with the government for implementing total lockdown or social distancing.
Coronavirus Outbreak: E-commerce players flag delivery disruption as lockdowns being imposed in various parts of country
With lockdowns being imposed in various parts of the country to contain the spread of coronavirus, e-commerce players, including Amazon India, on Monday faced disruption in the delivery of even essential products to their customers
The Confederation of Indian Industry has urged the government to exempt services such as e-commerce including delivery boys and supply chain vendors, food processing warehousing and IT-ITeS from the imposition of section 144 and other similar directives amid the coronavirus outbreak
Centre shuts down 75 coronavirus-hit districts across India: Full list includes Delhi, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Kolkata
The Union government has asked states to only allow essential services in the 75 districts which have reported positive coronavirus cases in the country.
Shiv Sena dubs Delhi violence as 'horror film' depicting 1984 anti-Sikh riots in mouthpiece Saamana, blames Centre for failure to maintain law and order
Observing that the violence in Delhi is akin to a 'horror film' depicting the grim reality of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, the Shiv Sena said on Wednesday. The editorial in party mouthpiece 'Saamana' lamented that Trump was welcomed in Delhi while there was a bloodbath on the streets.
'Prolonged impunity must end': Amnesty India says leaders making hate speeches must be held accountable in view of violence in Delhi over CAA
The Amnesty India urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to unequivocally condemn the recent hate speeches made by leaders and demanded that they must be held accountable.
Two days after communal clashes in Telangana's Bhainsa, police say situation peaceful, 40 arrested so far
A petty issue of some people riding motorcycles without silencers in Telangana's Bhainsa late on Sunday night had turned into arguments between members of two communities, followed by assault, stone-pelting and arson
Madhya Pradesh Police files FIR against BJP MP GS Damor, 37 others for taking out pro-CAA procession in Ratlam
A case has been registered in Ratlam against the BJP MP GS Damor and three MLAs of the party for taking out a procession in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) without permission, the Madhya Pradesh Police said
'CAA violates Assam Accord, Constitution': Tarun Gogoi says Congress will bring resolution against Act in special session on 13 Jan
Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi said the Congress will bring a resolution during the special one-day session of the Assam Legislative Assembly on 13 January to ensure that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) is not implemented in the state
Anti-CAA protestors in Ahmedabad say police arbitrarily impose Section 144; move Gujarat HC to fight for right to protest
As nationwide protests against India's amended citizenship laws continue, protesters in BJP-ruled Gujarat are facing major difficulties in holding peaceful rallies in state capital, Ahmedabad
Nationwide protests against CAA, NRC are noisy and chaotic but vital to furthering constitutionalism
The protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act has gained significant and sustained engagement and we must strive to keep up the momentum.
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.