Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicStudent protests

Topic: Student protests

Jamia clarifies no student died from injuries sustained during CAA protest violence

Following the violence of 15 December, word about a student dying in a hospital had spread. However, the hospital said one person had died from chicken pox.

AMU students invite cops for iftar after daylong fast for victims of CAA protest violence

The students observed a day-long fast in solidarity with the victims of violence during anti-CAA protests and offered prayers for them.

‘For peace on campus’ — IIT-Kanpur students’ e-magazine asked to take down article on CAA

IIT-Kanpur Deputy Director tells ThePrint action taken to maintain cordial atmosphere inside the campus.

Stop complaining India’s anti-NRC, CAA protests are ‘too Muslim’

Students, Muslims, Assamese may be protesting CAA for different reasons, but the house is undivided on the unconstitutionality of Modi govt’s law.

Image of blood-splattered policemen is not from citizenship law protests, it’s from 2018

An image of some injured policemen is being widely circulated on Twitter, falsely claiming that they were attacked by those agitating against citizenship law.

Modi govt asks IITs, IIMs, varsities to track student social media posts amid CAA protests

HRD ministry asks educational institutions to keep tab on social media accounts of students and teachers to ensure incidents like Jamia violence is not repeated.

Haryana drops Parineeti Chopra as Beti Bachao face after her ‘barbaric’ comment on police

Parineeti Chopra, who was named ambassador for ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ in 2015, said police action against protesting Jamia & AMU students was ‘barbaric’.

NHRC team visits Jamia Millia campus to conduct inquiry into police entry in university

The team visited the library, where police allegedly barged in looking for 'outsiders' who indulged in violence and arson during last Sunday's anti-citizenship law protests.

Did Modi govt underestimate protests against CAA, NRC or have critics walked into its trap?

Protests against the proposed nationwide NRC and Citizenship Amendment Act escalated Thursday in Delhi, Bengaluru, parts of Uttar Pradesh and other cities despite CrPC Section 144 imposed in certain parts of the country.

‘This needs to stop’ — Harbhajan Singh says he is sad for what’s happening in Delhi

Cricketer Harbhajan Singh has become one of the few sports personalities to speak out on the protests and violence over the citizenship law.

On Camera

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File photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

Over the years, Putin has always had the upper hand tactically vis-à-vis the West because he’s had what’s called escalation dominance. But experts say he may have gone a big step too far.
LIC headquarters in Mumbai

The LIC story — history, valuation & why its IPO, India’s biggest, matters for Modi govt

LIC IPO is supposed to be India's biggest-ever public issue. The government plans to sell anywhere between 5-10% stake in the insurer, which could fetch it around Rs 1 lakh crore.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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