Monday, 24 January, 2022
TopicCitizenship Bill protests

Topic: Citizenship Bill protests

Present wave of peaceful protests will deepen India’s democratic roots: Pranab Mukherjee

The former president said while India's tryst with democracy needs to be told time and again, 'complacency' enables authoritarian tendencies to gain ground.

Political turmoil to be the ‘new normal’ for the world in 2020, risk firm says

Verisk Maplecroft predicts ‘continued turmoil in 2020’ due to demonstrations & governments ill-prepared to address underlying social grievances.

Modi-Shah deserve acclaim for CAA, instead being attacked due to a conspiracy: Adityanath

Addressing a pro-CAA rally, Uttar Pradesh CM Adityanath said forces from 'afar' were resentful towards India and are using 'crooked' opposition parties to stir trouble.

‘Will be shot like in UP’ — Dilip Ghosh warns those involved in damaging public property

The West Bengal BJP chief slammed Mamata Banerjee for 'not opening fire and ordering lathicharge' on those allegedly destroying govt property during anti-CAA protests.

Narendra Modi is losing his political mojo

Urban India has put Modi on notice. His days of being India’s unifier are over: From now on he’ll have to keep one eye on the streets of his cities.

Delhi Police likely to act against student holding Kashmir poster at St Stephen’s protest

The woman was seen holding a poster that says ‘Kashmir Aazad Karo’ during a protest at St Stephen’s college against JNU violence, CAA.

Tamil orator jailed for remarks against Modi and Shah ‘makes comments for cheap publicity’

Acquaintances of orator Nellai Kannan, also a former Congress leader, say he believes ‘provocation will make people listen to him.

46 persons served notices for damaging public property in Muzaffarnagar anti-CAA protest

Authorities found the accused ‘involved’ in vandalism during an anti-CAA protest on 20 December. They have been asked to reply by 9 January.

Delhi court grants interim bail to two in Seelampur violence case on medical grounds

Yusuf Ali and Moinuddin were granted bail for three weeks subject to each of them furnishing of a bail bond of Rs 20,000.

Anti-CAA ‘kolam’ outside DMK chief MK Stalin’s house day after 8 detained for the same

Stalin had slammed the police and hit out at the AIADMK government after 8 people were detained briefly on Sunday for staging a CAA protest with kolams/rangolis.

On Camera

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.

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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