Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicCAA-NRC

Topic: CAA-NRC

Amit Shah vows to implement CAA once ‘Covid wave’ ends, Mamata says BJP playing ‘one-sided game’

This is Union Home Minister Amit Shah's first visit to West Bengal since Mamata Banerjee rode to power for a third consecutive term as chief minister in 2021.

18 months after photos of uniformed cops questioning kids, police admits violation in Bidar case

Sedition FIR was filed against Shaheen Primary School in 2020 for a play allegedly critical of CAA and NRC. Police has now admitted violation of Juvenile Justice Act rules during probe in the case.

Hindutva opponents must go beyond Muslims as invaders vs legal citizens categories

Silence on critical issues leads to a weak and superficial imagination of Muslim presence in India. It seems Hindutva critique also see Muslims as a problem category.

Refugees in Assam will be given citizenship rights, infiltrators not allowed, says Amit Shah

In the Home Minister's first direct reference to CAA in the run-up to the Assam assembly elections, Shah accused the Congress-AIUDF alliance of encouraging infiltration.

Reviving CAA-NRC issue could force Biden to criticise Modi govt: British journalist Edward Luce

Financial Times columnist Edward Luce says while Biden has had the smoothest start to a presidency in a long while, he still faces challenges on domestic and foreign front.

Why BJP has dropped NRC from Bengal pitch a year after Amit Shah’s big push

BJP says it's focusing on implementing CAA, amid worries that an NRC push may backfire. But CM Mamata Banerjee is making it a poll issue.

Indian envoy meets Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina as Dhaka, Islamabad look to revive ties

In the past one week, Hasina met both the Indian high commissioner and the Pakistan envoy, while New Delhi and Dhaka are gearing up for a summit meeting on 17 Dec.

Teflon Modi does not have one Achilles heel, but two

In the past six years, Modi has taken a series of controversial decisions not caring for tremendous opposition. But two opponents made him blink.

If India keeps diluting its liberal character, the West will be a less eager partner

Many Western powers aided India’s ascent, presuming that it would not misuse its power against its own citizens. Yet a recent wave of illiberal policies has eroded this confidence.

In Modi’s India, Umar Khalid preaches peace but is called a ‘terrorist’: Jignesh Mevani

We must not forget that Umar Khalid was singled out because of his name, because he came from a family of practising Muslims.

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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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