Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicCitizenship Bill protests

Topic: Citizenship Bill protests

‘Refuse to remain silent’ — Romila Thapar, Noam Chomsky & others condemn Jamia ‘brutality’

Petition signed by over 10,000 students & academics from renowned universities across the world also speaks up against ‘illegal siege & curfew’ in AMU over CAA protests.

Assam rights body directs chief secretary to probe deaths in police action during protests

The human rights commission's notice also asks Chief Secretary Alok Kumar to probe the injuries to 27 protesters in baton-charge by the police.

CAA student protest plea transferred to Delhi High Court chief justice

The petition, filed by lawyer Nabila Hasan and JMI students Ladida Farzana and Ayesh Renna, seeks to direct authorities to release all who were allegedly detained during the protests.

Delhi police’s reign of ‘lathis’ and a lesson for armchair activists

The best cartoons of the week, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Police enter Madras University as students continue protest against Citizenship Act

Police said they entered the campus for the ‘safety of the students’, but the protesters alleged two students were picked up.

Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar— actors in selfie with PM Modi speak up over Jamia protests

Hindi actors, including those who were part in a selfie with PM Modi, were called out for not speaking up against the police action against students of Jamia Millia and AMU.

This isn’t just about Muslims, say anti-CAA protesters in Delhi, blame police for chaos

Protesters and police clashed in Northeast Delhi's Seelampur with stones being pelted, bikes set on fire and buses damaged.

Railways worst-hit in Bengal’s anti-CAA protests, but Mamata calls them ‘small incidents’

Railways have cancelled over 650 trains, and property worth crores has been damaged in anti-citizenship law protests. But only 17 FIRs have been registered.

Rajnath Singh defends Citizenship Act in US, says law is not anti-Muslim

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, who is in New York to attend the 2+2 Dialogue, said Indian culture doesn't teach us to hate.

Modi dares Congress to say it is prepared to give Indian citizenship to all Pakistanis

Hitting back Congress over the citizenship law protests, PM Modi accused the party of spreading lies and creating an atmosphere of fear for Muslims.

On Camera

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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