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Heavy police deployment for anti-CAA meeting in Pune The Hindu

Women gather in large numbers at an anti-CAA protest near Baburao Sanas ground in Pune on Thursday.   | Photo Credit: Jignesh Mistry Two major public meetings involving politicians and noted civil society activists protesting the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) were held in the city on Thursday evening under the shadow…

‘Black Acts’: Urmila compares CAA 2019 to Rowlatt Act 1919 at meet The Indian Express

Actress Urmila Matondkar at a public meeting against CAA, NRC and NPR, organised by Maharashtra Gandhi Smarak Samidhi at Gandhi Bhavan. (Express photo: Arul Horizon) ACTRESS Urmila Matondkar on Thursday compared the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) to the Rowlatt Act of 1919 at a public meeting called ‘Non-violent people’s movement against CAA, National Register of…

Sea of Tricolour as Shaheen Bagh celebrates R-Day The Indian Express

Shaheen Bagh, Republic Day, Shaheen Bagh republic day celebration, Shaheen Bagh womens protest, delhi news, india news, indian express news Hundreds of people gathered at the protest site. (Photo: Abhinav Saha) Amid chants of “samvidhan ki raksha, desh ki raksha”, the national flag was hoisted at Shaheen Bagh by the mothers of Rohith Vemula and…

Activist, Delhi students join CAA protesters at Mumbra Hindustan Times

Since Monday, men and women have gathered at Mumbra at the ground opposite Mumbra fire station, protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act, National Register of Citizens and National Population Register. Various socio-political organisations came together for the sit-in protest in Mumbra. The police had given them permission for a three-day protest. The protesters are planning…

Before CAA, string of government orders made it impossible for Muslim migrants to get Indian citizenship The Times of India

BENGALURU/MUMBAI: Even as protests over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act rage across India, a review of government orders (GO) by TOI shows that the government has been steadily placing hurdles in the way of Muslims seeking Indian citizenship since December 2014. The most significant GO is the October 22, 2018 amendment to the Passport (Entry into…

Mumbai: CAA protest enters day 2 – ‘Want to create another Shaheen Bagh’ The Indian Express

Mumbai CAA protest, Shaheen Bagh, citizenship amendment act, mumbai news, maharashtra news, indian express news. Police gave permission for a three-day protest. (Express photo) Hundreds of men and women on Monday started a sit-in protest in Mumbra against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR). While police…

Fear & loathing Local people were angry in Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370 because they felt betrayed: Jean Drèze- The Telegraph

    Economist Jean DrèzeTelegraph file picture Abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir was the culmination of a long history of deceit of the people of Kashmir that was further complicated by the imposition of black laws like the AFSPA (Armed Forces Special Powers Act). Economist Jean Drèze said this while speaking at…

Ranchi: Shaheen Bagh-like protest near Haj House The Times of India

RANCHI: Encouraged by the ongoing all-women protest at Shaheen Bagh in Delhi since December 15, women in Ranchi, mostly Muslim and clad in burqa and dupatta, began their indefinite dharna against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) near the Haj House here on Monday. The protesters under the banner of ‘We the people of India’ started…

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