Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicCitizenship Bill protests

Topic: Citizenship Bill protests

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

‘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.

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.

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.

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.

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'.

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For BJP, Gyanvapi is like Babri. It’ll swing elections but take India back to a dark past

Secular Indians are mistaken if they think that the Place of Worship Act will prevent masjid-mandir controversies from proliferating. It is proved wrong every day.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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