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Women sit on wooden benches at the Shaheen Bagh protest site | Photo by special arrangement

This is how Shaheen Bagh plans to continue its anti-CAA protest despite coronavirus scare

Shaheen Bagh protestors have been demonstrating against CAA, NRC since December and despite police asking them to evacuate in view of coronavirus crisis, they have refused.
People across India have been protesting against the CAA-NRC-NPR, and states have also opposed the new parameters for the latter | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

‘CAA does not confer any arbitrary powers on govt, does not violate fundamental rights’

In its affidavit to the Supreme Court, the Centre said there can be no question of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) violating constitutional morality. Read the full text of the document here.
File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina | PTI

Modi to wish Bangladesh via video on ‘Mujib Barsha’ celebrations after COVID-19 cancels trip

PM Narendra Modi was to officially roll out the year-long birth centenary celebrations of Bangladesh founder Sheikha Mujibur Rahman.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal (holding the mic) after his party AAP won the Delhi election in February 2020 | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

60 Delhi MLAs & I could be ‘doubtful citizens’ if NPR-NRC take place, says Kejriwal

At a special session Friday, Delhi assembly passed a resolution that calls on the central government to withdraw the 'NPR-NRC exercise'.
VHP’s international working president Alok Kumar (right) in New Delhi

Proud of RSS, VHP men if they resisted attacks during Delhi riots, says VHP leader

VHP’s international working president Alok Kumar said that from his understanding, Muslims started the Delhi riots and Hindus retaliated in self-defence.
The photoshopped picture that BJP leader Tejinder Tajinder Bagga tweeted and then deleted

Bagga tweets & then deletes edited picture of Amul ad that said Muslims destroyed Delhi

Bagga in his post had asked if the picture was photoshopped. The original picture's caption read — ‘Someone destroyed my Delhi like this’.

Take the quiz: How much do you know about India’s complex citizenship laws?

A quiz to help you navigate the Byzantine bureaucratic mesh of CAA-NPR-NRC. Twenty questions.
Professor Ashutosh Varshney | File Photo | Twitter

CAA, NRC could render huge numbers of Indian Muslims stateless, says Ashutosh Varshney

At USCIRF hearings, Brown University professor Ashutosh Varshney said the implications of CAA are horrendous and put Indian Muslims in danger of being oppressed.
Senior advocates Sanjay Hegde and Sadhana Ramachandran address the protesters at Shaheen Bagh on 19 February 2020 | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Round two of Shaheen Bagh talks begin, interlocutors play Holi card for ‘positive solution’

Senior advocates Sanjay Hegde and Sadhna Ramachandran were tasked by the Supreme Court to convince Shaheen Bagh protesters to move to a different area.
CAA protests

185 students detained on their way to anti-CAA protest at Ramlila Maidan

Around 200 students gathered at Jantar Mantar Tuesday to protest CAA. Former IAS officer and activist Kannan Gopinathan was also present.

On Camera

Tablighi Jamaat will have to change its ways in post-Covid world order

Jamaat’s religious puritanism can’t be an excuse for endangering public health, nor can its criminal negligence in keeping infected foreign preachers be condoned.

How is Modi’s BJP different from the one founded by Advani-Vajpayee 40 years ago?

Forty years ago, Atal Bihari Vajpayee and L.K. Advani founded BJP. Today it's led by Narendra Modi-Amit Shah duo, who have won two general elections with full majority.

Defence

Indian Army (representational image) | Photo: PTI

5 Special Forces men, 5 terrorists: How a deadly hand-to-hand fight at the LoC unfolded

Five commandos of the elite 4 Para were killed in action after they eliminated 5 terrorists from Pakistan in close combat in J&K’s Keran sector.

Poke fun at taali, thaali, diya and mombatti all you want. Modi couldn’t care less

Modi knows who he needs to speak to, who he should toss, who he can address in kind. People accuse him of infantilising his voters, but it’s a winning strategy.