Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicShaheen Bagh

Topic: Shaheen Bagh

Eighteen & disenchanted — why a college student, now a successful Delhi lawyer, joined PFI

The PFI member explained how recruits were attracted by ‘adda’ discussions on message of Allah, government’s ‘anti-Muslim policies’, and a need for a united ‘voice for Muslims’.

Not the end, but a historic step — Urdu press lauds SC’s decision to suspend sedition law

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

‘Encroachment doesn’t see religion, so why should action against it’, says Delhi BJP chief

Delhi BJP chief Adesh Gupta spoke to ThePrint about anti-encroachment drives in Delhi, arrest of Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga and his party’s gameplan for the municipal elections.

After bulldozer inaction at Shaheen Bagh, FIR against AAP’s Amanatullah Khan ‘for interference’

FIR was filed based on South Delhi Municipal Corporation's complaint. Earlier, Delhi BJP chief Adesh Gupta had sought action against AAP & Congress leaders for 'obstructing' anti-encroachment drive. 

Bulldozers in Shaheen Bagh, but no demolition: How residents averted ‘law-and-order situation’

SDMC sent 'JCBs' to demolish ‘illegal encroachments’ in Shaheen Bagh Monday. Residents themselves took down many structures, some claimed it was failed attempt to ‘provoke Muslims’.

‘No pleas by political parties,’ SC on CPI(M) petition to stop Shaheen Bagh demolition

CPI(M)’s plea was dismissed after the party withdrew it; the top court asked them to approach the Delhi High Court.

Bulldozers ready to carry out demolition by civic body at Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh, protests erupt

Shaheen Bagh, which was the epicentre of protests and sit-ins against CAA in December 2019, falls under the BJP-ruled South Delhi Municipal Corporation.

For Pakistanis, Shaheen Shah brings back the Afridi era with his last-ball six

Pakistani veteran Javed Miandad said Shaheen Shah Afridi had all traits to become a great all-rounder.

‘Can’t find last year’s winter cap, but they want papers from 1970?’: Shaheen Bagh illustrated

In ‘Shaheen Bagh: A Graphic Recollection’, Ita Mehrotra tells the story of Muslim women who became the catalyst for a pan-India movement against CAA and NRC.

Right to protest cannot be anytime, everywhere — SC dismisses Shaheen Bagh review plea

The top court said there may be spontaneous protests but in case of prolonged dissent or protest, there can't be continued occupation of public place affecting the rights of others.

On Camera

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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.

Defence

File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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