Friday, 28 January, 2022
TopicCAA protests

Topic: CAA protests

In first conviction in Delhi riots case, man held guilty of setting woman’s house on fire

A Delhi court Monday ruled that Dinesh Yadav was an active member of the riotous mob and participated in vandalising and putting on fire an elderly woman's house on 25 February 2020.

Muslims have to constantly offer ‘proof of patriotism’. Delhi riots just amplified the extent

In an essay in 'Citizenship: Context and Challenges', Fatima Khan details the experience of covering the Delhi riots 2020 and its impact on Muslims in the city.

After 5 months in jail, HC releases man on condition he gets counselled for opposing CAA-NRC

Anwar Khan, a 24-year-old mechanic, was jailed for his WhatsApp status on the protests against the CAA-NRC.

‘Name & shame’ posters, Kafeel Khan case, Hathras — 5 times Allahabad HC pulled up UP govt

In past one year, the Allahabad HC has passed several orders questioning the Yogi Adityanath government and its functionaries for several of its actions.

Chargesheet filed under UAPA against 15 accused for larger conspiracy in Delhi riots

Delhi Police Special Cell said that Umar Khalid, Tahir Hussain and Khalid Saifi among others had allegedly planned to carry out massive violence in Delhi during Trump's India visit.

Assam artistes who jointly fought CAA now stand split — some join BJP, others Congress

40 popular singers, musicians, film personalities joined Congress Tuesday saying they will continue their fight against CAA. 28 artistes have joined BJP saying they were misguided.

Kafeel Khan’s detention extended under NSA for 3 months in CAA-speech case

Kafeel Khan, a doctor in UP, was arrested in January for a speech he delivered at Aligarh Muslim University during protests over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.

After long silence, Kanhaiya speaks up on student arrests: ‘Lesson to those who raise voice’

Kanhaiya Kumar blamed the lockdown for not having spoken up actively against the widespread student arrests over February riots in Delhi.

Al Qaeda offshoot appeals to Muslims to unite and fight against CAA, govt sees Pakistan hand

Indian intelligence agencies have called it a ‘script of Pakistan’s ISI’ with an agenda to ‘divide India in these sensitive times’.

Over 1,100 activists condemn Delhi Police action against anti-CAA protestors amid lockdown

In a statement signed by over 1,100 people, prominent activists said the Delhi Police should book the 'real culprits of Delhi violence', such as BJP MLA Kapil Mishra.

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Not just 1st R-Day, 26 Jan 1950 also significant as Indian Army, Navy shed ‘Royal’ prefix

Both the ‘Royal’ prefix for the Navy and Air Force in India, as well as the absence of such a label for the Army, have their roots in British military and political history.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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