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The protest at Jama Masjid in Delhi Friday

On World Poetry Day, a look at India’s verses of resistance

The recent protests in India have brought to the fore poetry's relationship with the State.
Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai speaks in Lok Sabha during the Budget Session in New Delhi. | ANI

Govt has not taken a decision on nationwide NRC yet: Nityanand Rai tells Lok Sabha

In June 2019, President Ram Nath Kovind said the Centre had decided to implement the process of NRC on "priority basis".

Amit Shah CAA brinkmanship: Stoking more trouble or are there ways to assuage protesters?

Home Minister Amit Shah has said the Citizenship Amendment Act will not be withdrawn irrespective of people’s protests.
Students raise slogans during a protest against police atrocity and Citizenship Amendment Act, in Bengaluru | PTI

RSS mouthpiece says ‘jihadist-communist’ alliance behind CAA protests, courts should step in

The editorial in RSS mouthpiece Organiser says the 'jihadist-communist' alliance is using the debate around the Citizenship Act to incite violence.
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel at ThePrint's Off The Cuff in New Delhi on 7 December

Nationwide NRC will harm Adivasis the most, says Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel

CM Bhupesh Baghel says he will oppose pan-India NRC rollout, though Modi govt maintains there has been no discussion on it.

NRC, NPR, CAA: Is the Modi govt facing a serious trust deficit?

India continues to see mass protests against the BJP government’s amendments to the Citizenship Act, plans for nationwide NRC and its nod to the NPR.
File image of Nitish Kumar | Photo: ANI

NRC, what for? Nitish Kumar says it won’t be implemented in Bihar

Nitish Kumar is the first chief minister from NDA to have voiced disapproval of the proposed nationwide NRC which has triggered protests across the country.
File photo MoS G Kishan Reddy

Govt has no plan in place for nationwide NRC, says Union Minister G Kishan Reddy

Minister of state (Home) G. Kishan Reddy also accused opposition parties of fuelling protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.

On Camera

An Army soldier wearing a mask to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at Guwahati railway station | Photo: ANI

Not using Army during exodus of migrants was an error of judgement. Modi govt will rue it

Deploying army to help migrants would have shown state governments in poor light but it’s a non-issue when tackling a disaster of this magnitude.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Is there a risk of Modi govt using Covid-19 to curb media and freedoms or is it necessary?

Surveillance is becoming a key concern during the Covid-19 crisis. The Supreme Court has also directed media to publish the official version of the developments.

Defence

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Coronavirus doesn’t stop Indian Army from carrying out its annual cyber security exercise

Army had earlier issued advisory claiming India's adversaries were launching coronavirus-themed campaigns to infect official or personal IT assets of defence personnel.  

Modi’s India isn’t Mao’s China. Silly forecasts assume we’ll let corona kill millions of us

There are many scary scenarios about how badly we Indians may be affected or how many killed by Covid-19. But they presume we will do nothing to influence our fates.