Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicAnti-CAA protests

Topic: Anti-CAA protests

‘Treated like criminal’ — Safoora Zargar denied MPhil thesis extension, Jamia says 3 already given

Zargar also claims her supervisor refused to help her, saying her admission was revoked. Jamia Millia Islamia says she submitted extension request late & her work was 'unsatisfactory'.

Male leadership won’t do. India’s Muslim community needs a woman in charge

India needs a modern Muslim woman who floats from English to Urdu, who is culturally Islamic but doesn’t necessarily dress the part. We need a hustler, not a rabble-rouser.

Govt seeks extension for framing rules of Citizenship Amendment Act till 9 January

MoS for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai was replying to Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi on whether the govt had missed the deadline to frame and notify CAA rules.

Party alliance with Assam Jatiya Parishad over, says Raijor Dal chief Akhil Gogoi

The two newly floated regional parties, which were borne out of anti-CAA sentiment, had joined hands in February this year and contested the Assam assembly election in March-April.

Full text of NIA court judgment discharging Assam MLA Akhil Gogoi and others in UAPA cases

Independent Assam MLA Akhil Gogoi was released after special NIA court cleared him of all charges under UAPA for his alleged role in the violent anti-CAA stir in December 2019.

Bandh without ‘incitement to violence’ not terror act: Why NIA court cleared Gogoi of UAPA

NIA court also said shutdowns as part of protests, if not proven were held to provoke violence, don't threaten 'economic security of India', which is also categorised as terror act under UAPA.

NIA court clears Akhil Gogoi of charges under UAPA in one anti-CAA protests case

Gogoi, an MLA and president of the Raijor Dal, was earlier granted bail in the original case filed at a police station in upper Assam, which was later transferred to the NIA.

I have not spent a day or night in my cell without extreme anxiety: Umar Khalid from Tihar

I wait for the five-minute phone call or the ten-minute video call to home. But just as we start talking, the timer ticks off. Never before have I realised the value of every second.

‘Can’t find last year’s winter cap, but they want papers from 1970?’: Shaheen Bagh illustrated

In ‘Shaheen Bagh: A Graphic Recollection’, Ita Mehrotra tells the story of Muslim women who became the catalyst for a pan-India movement against CAA and NRC.

Jailed ‘outsider’ Akhil Gogoi poised for Sibsagar win, AJP’s Lurinjyoti trails in both seats

Akhil Gogoi, a prominent activist in the state, did not even campaign as he has been jailed since 2019 on sedition and UAPA charges over protests against CAA.

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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