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Women in Shaheen Bagh

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.
Swara Bhasker and Ayyub Zeeshan

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.
Last Laughs- Featured

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

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Bhim army leader Chandrashekhar Azad at Jama Masjid | by special arrangement

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad taken into police custody

Chandrashekhar Azad was detained from outside the Jama Masjid mosque around 3.15 am Saturday.
Firemen put out the fire. | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

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

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Assam protests against CAA

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.
Home Minister Amit Shah in Lok Sabha Monday. Photo: ANI/LSTV Grab

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

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Supreme Court of India | Manisha Mondal/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

File photo | Sushant Singh Rajput | Facebook/SushantSinghRajput

Nepotistic privilege should be a matter of social shame. It holds India back

Woke young millennials should start looking down upon friends who take the easy route of following up on their parents’ careers.
Workers at a metro construction site in Mumbai (representational image) | Photo: ANI

India added 7 crore jobs in June — mostly daily wagers, farmers and small businesses

About 12 crore jobs were lost due to the lockdown in April, but things are gradually improving. However, only 39 lakh new salaried jobs have been created.

Defence

State Councillor and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi with National Security Advisor Ajit Doval at the 22nd meeting of Special Representatives (SR) for India-China Boundary Question, in New Delhi last December | ANI file

Ajit Doval talks to Chinese foreign minister, both agree on ‘earliest complete disengagement’

MEA statement says both sides have re-affirmed they should strictly respect & observe the LAC, and not take any unilateral action to alter the status quo.
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.