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German student Jakob Lindenthal

German student at IIT-Madras not forced out, was going home for Christmas anyway: MHA

IIT-Madras student Jakob Georg Lindenthal had violated his visa norms by participating in an “organised protest”, Ministry of Home Affairs source tell ThePrint.
File photo of Piyush Goyal in the Rajya Sabha

Piyush Goyal’s ‘cool’ advice, Yogendra Yadav’s wordplay & Arvind Kejriwal’s ‘honesty’

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.
A police officer stops Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi (R) and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra from entering Meerut city, at the border of Meerut, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019. | PTI

Rahul, Priyanka stopped from entering Meerut to meet families of deceased protesters

Priyanka Gandhi Sunday met the families of some of the people who died in protests in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor. At least 16 people have died.
German student Jakob Lindenthal

Spotted at anti-CAA protests, German student at IIT Madras told to leave India

Jakob Lindenthal, a German exchange student doing his Masters in Physics at IIT Madras, participated in an anti-CAA protest holding a placard that drew Nazi reference.
A car was set on fire outside Dariyaganj police station during anti-CAA protests in New Delhi | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Delhi court refuses to grant bail to 15 arrested for Daryaganj violence

The court dismissed the bail applications saying there was insufficient grounds to grant the relief, and extended judicial custody by two weeks.
Protest against Citizenship Amendment Act in New Delhi | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

‘Illiterate ignorant mass’ — Bar Council’s description of anti-CAA protesters draws flak

Bar Council of India expresses solidarity with police & armed forces, and asks people to wait for Supreme Court’s decision on Citizenship Amendment Act.
Garm Hava

M.S. Sathyu’s Garm Hava still speaks to a country wrestling with questions over citizenship

The story of a Muslim family in post-Partition India and the troubles they faced is a powerful call to humanity.
Protest against NRC and CAA

Vijayan calls Kerala students in Mangaluru back home after Karnataka minister’s charges

Kerala govt has sent five buses to bring back students after Karnataka minister Basavaraj Bommai claimed people from Kerala indulged in violence in Mangaluru.
CAA: Protest at Jama Masjid in New Delhi

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad sent to 14-days judicial custody

Azad was arrested earlier in the day. He sought bail on the ground that there is no evidence he instigated violence at Delhi Gate.
File photo of Imran Khan | ANI Photo

Threat to Pakistan from India increasing due to anti-CAA protest, says Imran Khan

In a series of tweets, Imran Khan said under the Modi government, India has been moving towards 'Hindu Rashtra' with its 'fascist ideology'.

On Camera

Representational photos | Hindu priests perform evening prayers at Dashashwamedh Ghat in Varanasi | Kanishka Sonthalia/Bloomberg

Want to preserve secularism in India? Well, preserve the Hindu ethos first

Secularism in the Indian context would mean maintaining equidistance from  all religions. Unfortunately, that equidistance never happened.
Mukesh Ambani at ThePrint Off the Cuff

Mukesh Ambani is now world’s fourth richest man, overtakes Europe’s wealthiest

Reliance's shares have more than doubled from a low in March as its digital unit got billions in investments from companies including Facebook Inc. and Google.

Defence

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Photo: ANI

Artillery guns, assault rifles, AFVs — Here’s a list of 101 items MoD won’t import in future

Contracts worth almost Rs 4 lakh crore will be placed with the domestic industry within the next six to seven years.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi redefined secularism with Ram Mandir as Hindu voters were fed up of Sonia-Left version

Assumptions that Indian secularism died with Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan are bunk. It is enshrined in the Constitution, and is worth preserving.