Saturday, 20 August, 2022
TopicStudent protests

Topic: Student protests

1200 anti-Citizenship Act protesters detained in Delhi, protests turn violent in Mangaluru

Earlier in the day several protesters including Yogendra Yadav, Ramachandra Guha were detained as citizenship law protests were taken out in Delhi, Bengaluru.

JNU hostel fee will be highest among central universities despite partial roll-back: Govt

HRD ministry internal report says JNU hostel fee after a partial roll-back will be Rs 48,100 per year, with only Delhi University coming close.

‘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.

Delhi court rejects bail plea of 2 held for violence during Jamia protests

The court noted that allegations levelled against the duo were grave and there was reasonable apprehension that they might indulge in similar behaviour if released.

Not just Rahul Gandhi, his core team likes to go on meditation breaks too

Pre-Truth — snappy, witty and significant snippets from the world of politics and government.

Delhi High Court refuses protection from coercive action to two Jamia students

A plea filed by a lawyer and two Jamia Millia Islamia students sought to release students and residents allegedly detained during the recent protests against the amended Citizenship Act.

Bhopal’s Makhanlal university expels 23 students protesting against ‘casteist’ teachers

University cites indiscipline and vandalism for the expulsion. Teachers in question say the decision isn’t right, allege RSS misleading students.

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.

Bombay HC judge stands up for students’ right to dissent amid widespread protests

Bombay High Court judge Gautam Patel says any govt that claims to be dedicated to the Constitution, democracy, has nothing to fear from giving its institutions autonomy.

‘Shoot at sight’ — Union minister Suresh Angadi’s answer to people destroying public property

On the railways facing a loss where protests are ongoing, MoS Railways Suresh Angadi said he told district and railway personnel to take strict action.

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Family man, confident investor & eternal India optimist — farewell, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, who made more money on the stock market than almost anyone else, was sure 2 decades ago that India & its stock market were going to boom.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.

Remember a convicted ‘non-guilty’ IAS officer, HC Gupta, when fretting over stalled economic reforms

The 2010-13 season of scandal-mongering still casts a shadow on Indian politics, and the victims are those at the lowest end of the decision-making chain.
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