Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicCitizenship Amendment Act protests

Topic: Citizenship Amendment Act protests

Jamia suspends professor for tweeting he ‘failed non-Muslims’, he says it was sarcasm

In clarification, assistant professor Abrar Ahmad says tweet, in which he claimed he failed 15 non-Muslim students, was just to ‘explain how minorities are treated under CAA’. 

On World Poetry Day, a look at India’s verses of resistance

The recent protests in India have brought to the fore poetry's relationship with the State.

Video of couple having sex in public is not from Shaheen Bagh

The video being shared on Twitter with the claim that it was shot at Shaheen Bagh is actually from 2018.

Imran Khan party wing showed Delhi riots as anti-Muslim, spread fake news: Delhi Police

Report prepared by the Delhi Police’s Special Branch claims Pakistan-based accounts trended anti-India hashtags during Delhi riots and spread rumours later.

CAA plea in SC by UN body unusual, foreign entity can’t do this, says ex-India envoy to UN

Dilip Sinha, the former Indian ambassador to UN, says India is not a party to any international convention that would allow a foreign entity to take it to court on human rights.

Delhi riots international conspiracy, CIA & NIA should investigate: Minority panel member

National Commission of Minorities member Atif Rasheed refers to Bernie Sanders’ speech to claim international angle while insisting that BJP leader Kapil Mishra made no hate speech.   

MEA summons Iranian Ambassador over foreign minister’s remarks on Delhi communal riots 

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif had Monday tweeted condemnation of the riots, telling India not to let ‘senseless thuggery prevail’.  

Ashutosh Varshney on lessons from Delhi riots & Debashish Mallick on why telecom’s a mess

Today’s political, economic & strategic punditry from Ashutosh Varshney, Vikram S Mehta, Rakesh Sood, Mihir Sharma, Sandipan Deb & many others.

Pogrom, genocide & ethnic cleansing: What these mean and how they differ from each other

After the recent communal riots in Delhi, these three words have frequently appeared in news headlines and on social media.

Why Northeast Delhi violence is India’s first Hindu-Muslim riots with guns  

Of the 38 persons killed in Delhi riots, nearly half had bullet injuries. Delhi Police claims open use of firearms shows people had stocked up these illegal weapons.

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Bucket hat meet feather boa Photographer: Kevin Winter/Getty Images North America

1990s house music and fashion are back — unfortunately, so is a 1970s economy

It may be fear of recession that’s driving today’s obsession with all things early ‘90s. The period was characterised by a dismal economy and large-scale unemployment.
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Three charts show trouble for Indian stocks and why its unlikely to end anytime soon

The S&P BSE Sensex Index has fallen more than 15% from its October high, nearing the 20% loss that denotes a bear market.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.