Saturday, 26 November, 2022
TopicStudent protests

Topic: Student 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.

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.

On Camera

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.