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Anti-CAA protests in New Delhi on 19 December | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

CAA protesters’ arrest ‘designed to send chilling message’: UN asks India to free activists

US statement mentions 11 individuals, including Meeran Haider, Safoora Zargar, Devangana Kalita, Natasha Narwal, Khalid Saifi, Dr Kafeel Khan, Sharjeel Imam & Akhil Gogoi.
Kuppahalli Sitaramayya Sudarshan, the fifth sarsanghchalak of the RSS

CAA, Atmanirbhar Bharat, focus on Northeast were first propagated by this former RSS chief

The bugle for the need of many of these initiatives, which are now being initiated by Narendra Modi govt, was first sounded by K.S. Sudarshan, the fifth RSS chief. 
File image of North Block in New Delhi | Photo: Bloomberg

Modi govt transfers MHA’s media wing officers after ‘CAA wasn’t mentioned’ as an achievement

The Modi govt was irked over a series of errors by the MHA’s media wing, but not mentioning the CAA in the list of achievements may have been a ‘tipping point’.
Security personnel conduct flag march during clashes between those against and those supporting the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in north east Delhi | PTI

UN official raises concerns over hate speech in India, cites Subramanian Swamy’s comments

The Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide said India was seeing an increase in discrimination against minorities ever since the CAA was passed.
File photo | Villagers of Gorbheter and Bherveri, whose names are missing in the final list of NRC, stage a protest in Baska district of Assam, Monday, September 2019 | PTI

Assam’s NRC wound was re-opened and then conveniently forgotten by India

India has moved on from Assam — to animated rage about nationwide NRC, the discomfort with CAA and now, the biggest threat of them all — the coronavirus.
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’.
Protesters have left footwear on the benches at Shaheen Bagh to mark Sunday's janata curfew | Photo: By special arrangement

No social media posts on CAA-NRC: Delhi court’s bail conditions for Shaheen Bagh protestors

The bail conditions were imposed on three men arrested last week for violating the lockdown when they refused to leave Shaheen Bagh protest site.
The protest at Jama Masjid in Delhi Friday

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.
Representational image of Indian Muslims

From Babri to CAA, Javed Akhtar to Owaisi, Muslims are tested on the right adjectives

Modi-Shah first stripped Muslims of their dignity, then of their certainty in India.

Why the root of Delhi’s Hindu-Muslim riots is a malevolent creeper planted by Supreme Court

The top court wrote a diabolical chronology and playbook through its Assam NRC order, and the BJP turned it into an all-conquering, polarising dog-whistle.

On Camera

20 days since soldiers’ death in Galwan, ‘patriot’ Ajay Devgn decides it’s movie material

India’s stand against Chinese aggression is at best foggy, with military talks still underway. But actor-producer Ajay Devgn couldn't wait lest Akshay Kumar claimed the subject.
Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator, Financial Times

India can’t replace China at manufacturing, not without paying more: Economics commentator Martin Wolf

In conversation with ThePrint's Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, Chief Economics Commentator at The Financial Times, Martin Wolf discussed India's fiscal deficit, banking sector and its potential in the global market.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets soldiers who were injured in Galwan Valley clash, during his visit to Ladakh, in Leh on 3 July 2020 | ANI

Army slams ‘malicious’ claims on Leh hospital visited by PM, says troops get best treatment

Army said troops injured at Galwan are being treated in a repurposed hall that is part of the hospital complex as some wards have been made isolation facilities.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

It’s time for China, Pakistan, even India to rethink the fantasy Modi called expansionism

India, China and Pakistan all want territory from another. But it’s a pursuit doomed to fail as they can’t get it without annihilating the other.