Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicCitizenship Amendment Bill

Topic: Citizenship Amendment Bill

Plea seeking removal of protesters from Shaheen Bagh rejected by Delhi High Court

Shaheen Bagh has been the site of a non-stop protest against the amended citizenship law, NRC and NPR since mid December.

Celebrities from Hindi film industry seek judicial probe into violence during UP protests

Filmmakers and actors including Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane, Swara Bhasker and Aparna Sen have urged courts to take suo motu cognizance of the violence in UP that resulted in 19 deaths.

PM Modi’s ‘panic’ speech, praying to ‘baba EVM’ in Jharkhand and mammoth cost of NRC

The best cartoons of the week, chosen by the editors at ThePrint

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad taken into police custody

Chandrashekhar Azad was detained from outside the Jama Masjid mosque around 3.15 am Saturday.

Delhi Police blame ‘outsiders’ as citizenship law protests turn violent in Daryaganj

Over 40 protesters were detained & raids are on to round up more people, who ran inside the narrow lanes of Daryaganj to evade arrest, said police.

Modi, Shah get to see ‘that book’, students leading the Opposition and ‘rioters’ detained

The best cartoons of the week, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Assam is my identity, Islam a personal belief. Don’t let India communalise an ethnic struggle

Assam’s citizenship protests are in no way illiberal or about Hindus and Muslims. We have been taking in refugees for centuries.

Dear Amit Shah, stop distorting history to explain your failures today: Shashi Tharoor

Home Minister Amit Shah saying new citizenship law was necessary because Congress divided India on religious grounds shows he learned nothing in history class.

Revisiting Rs 1,000 notes, alternative career for Feroze Khan and Congress’ last chance

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Religion, not religious persecution: Why amended Citizenship Act is clearly unconstitutional

For some years, SC has declared rights in grand terms and defended them with little enthusiasm. The citizenship law is a chance to set the record straight.

On Camera

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Representative image of Army | ANI

Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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