Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicAnti-CAA protests

Topic: Anti-CAA protests

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.

AMU violence, CAA protests — the cases that made Justice Mathur ‘defender of civil rights’

Justice Govind Mathur who retired as Allahabad High Court chief justice on 13 April, is known for taking suo motu cognizance of several issues, including internet shutdowns in UP.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

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Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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