Monday, 27 June, 2022
TopicCitizenship Bill protests

Topic: Citizenship Bill protests

Injured infants in images viral on social media are not victims of Citizenship Act protests

Some social media users, including a member of BJP’s IT Cell, shared images of wounded children claiming they were injured during the Citizenship Act protests.

‘Shocking violence’ — Harvard, Yale students & academics condemn police action in Jamia, AMU

Letter by students, alumni and academics from universities across US calls police action ‘gross violation of human rights’, asks Amit Shah to take necessary steps or resign.

J&K appoints nodal officers to assist its students across India amid citizenship law unrest

J&K administration also advises students to use social media cautiously and refrain from any activity which can disturb peace and harmony.

Revisiting Rs 1,000 notes, alternative career for Feroze Khan and Congress’ last chance

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Priyanka Gandhi stages sit-in dharna at India Gate, says country’s atmosphere is ‘bad’

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra held the dharna in a show of solidarity to the students carrying out protests against the citizenship law, and said the party will fight for the Constitution.

21 arrested in connection with students-police clash over citizenship law at AMU

Internet services in Aligarh, Saharanpur and Meerut was suspended a day after protests broke out in certain parts of Uttar Pradesh, including at AMU, against the amended citizenship law.

CPI(M) youth wing DYFI holds rally across Kerala over police action on Jamia, AMU students

Delhi Police used batons, teargas shells to disperse protesters and entered the Jamia university campus, where students were agitating against the Citizenship Act.

Delhi Police releases 50 Jamia students who were detained during protests

Of the 50 students, 35 were released from Kalkaji police station and 15 from New Friends Colony police station.

Jamia students’ protest was peaceful, violence started ‘after local residents entered university’

Jamia students claim local residents ‘hijacked’ their protest. Police say entered university campus while chasing miscreants. Schools in southeast Delhi shut on Monday.

AMU students protest against citizenship law after Jamia clashes, police fire teargas

AMU Proctor Prof Afifullah Khan said some security personnel have been injured in the violence. Police have sealed all gates to the campus.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

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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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