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Anti-CAA protesters in Delhi lifting a banner which says reject CAB and boycott NRC.

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.
Allahabad High Court

‘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.
Anti-CAA protestors clash with Delhi Police outside the Jamia Millia Islamia campus in New Delhi on 31 January 2020 | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

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.
The 40 popular singers, musicians, and film personalities who joined the Congress Tuesday | By special arrangement

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.
File photo of Dr. Kafeel Khan | PTI

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.
File image of Kanhaiya Kumar | Commons

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.
Anti-CAA protesters in Delhi lifting a banner which says reject CAB and boycott NRC.

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’.
A protestor holds a placard during a demonstration against CAA and NRC in Mumbai

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.
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.

On Camera

Representational image | A magnified coronavirus germ is displayed on a monitor during coronavirus patient sample detection tests in the virology research labs in a hospital in Leuven, Belgium | Bloomberg

Vaccines won’t be enough. New Covid variants have changed the game

No one is truly safe from Covid until everyone is safe. We are in a race against time to get global transmission rates low enough to prevent the emergence of new variants.
Boeing 737 Max jet

Months after comeback, Boeing’s 737 Max has a new issue that will ground dozens of jets again

US carriers parked a combined 67 of the workhorse planes Friday, about a third of the Max jets currently in service around the world.

Defence

Chinese PLA troops march back from the Pangong Tso area in eastern Ladakh | Photo released by Indian Army

Corps Commander talks ends after 13 hours, India and China discuss further disengagement

Army sources said that the two countries discussed disengagement from remaining friction points, including Gogra heights, Hot Springs and Depsang Plains in the 11th round of talks.

Why mosques in rear view mirror, like Kashi’s Gyanvapi, can crash India’s drive into future

Court’s order to ASI to survey Gyanvapi Mosque for remains of old Kashi Vishwanath Temple questions the optimism that Ayodhya wouldn’t be repeated.