Tuesday, 4 October, 2022
TopicCitizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019

Topic: Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019

Two setbacks to Modi government that don’t even look like setbacks

It is quite a big deal that the Modi government has had to press the red light on CAA and farm laws.

Minister warns of post-Godhra situation in Karnataka if ‘patience of majority is tested’

Karnataka's minister for Tourism and Kannada Culture C.T. Ravi also said patience of the majority 'is not our weakness' in backdrop of citizenship law protests.

Allowed police in campus during protest as ‘anti-social elements’ had infiltrated: AMU VC

In an open letter to students, Aligarh Muslim University's Vice Chancellor alleged that an angry mob had entered the campus on Sunday night, posing an imminent danger to students and property.

Injured infants in images viral on social media are not victims of Citizenship Act protests

Some social media users, including a member of BJP’s IT Cell, shared images of wounded children claiming they were injured during the Citizenship Act protests.

In pictures: Bloodstains, broken library doors and empty cafeteria of Jamia Millia Islamia

Delhi Police personnel allegedly entered Jamia Millia Islamia campus without permission Sunday and used force on students at the main library.

Mamata calls for non-BJP CM alliance to fight citizenship law, says NRC over my ‘dead body’

Mamata Banerjee blames Bengal violence on those 'paid by the BJP', makes a veiled reference to AIMIM, saying a ‘Muslim party’ was pushing community to vandalism.

VHP to set up camps, help refugees get citizenship amid widespread protests against the law

VHP says camps will be set up across the country by the end of the month once the rules are notified by the government.

Mamata Banerjee holds emergency meeting over anti-citizenship law protests in West Bengal

West Bengal saw violent protests over the citizenship act for a third consecutive day with incidents of vandalism and arson being reported on Sunday.

Delhi, Aligarh, Bengal — violent protests against citizenship law break out across India

While an uneasy calm prevailed in Assam, epicentre of the anti-citizenship law agitation, New Delhi saw students and police clash in several pockets of the capital.

AMU students protest against citizenship law after Jamia clashes, police fire teargas

AMU Proctor Prof Afifullah Khan said some security personnel have been injured in the violence. Police have sealed all gates to the campus.

On Camera

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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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