Friday, 2 December, 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.

On Camera

YourTurn

Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.