Friday, 30 September, 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

YourTurn

(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
A file image of an Indian rupee note | Illustration: Thomas White/Reuters

Modi govt cuts planned borrowing to Rs 14.21 lakh crore for second half of FY23

Centre plans to borrow Rs 5.92 lakh crore in October-March period, compared with Rs 8.29 lakh crore of borrowing in the first half of the fiscal year that will end on September.

Defence

Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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