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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…

Imminent danger Seminar outlines why the document-driven citizenship push is needless, & the tragedy of Kashmir- The Telegraph

  Civil rights activist Teesta Setalvad, NGO worker from Dumka Bitiya Murmu and economist-activist Jean Drèze at the seminar in Ranchi on MondayPictures by Manob Chowdhary. The Citizenship Act 1955 was amended before but the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, has for the first time given a religious turn aimed at segregating a particular community. The…

Independent inquiry sought into JNU attack – The Telegraph The WGHR is a network of human rights groups in India

(A policeman chases students during a protest march in New Delhi on Thursday – AP photo) The Working Group on Human Rights (WGHR) has sought a “prompt, independent, impartial and thorough inquiry” into the assault on students and teachers of Jawaharlal Nehru University on Sunday. The WGHR and the United Nations have strongly condemned the…

TERROR HAS BEEN REPEATEDLY UNLEASHED ON JNU, LEST WE FORGET THE DISAPPEARANCE OF YOUNG NAJEEB, AND SEVERAL TIMES BEFORE By Teesta Setalvad - The Kashmir Times

Do the young particularly frighten this regime? Yes if we recall the death of Rohith Vemula (Jan 17, 2016) the brute attack on Kanhaiya Kumar and Umar Khalid (February-March 2016,again in 2018), the bloody attack and disappearance of young Najeeb (went missing on October 15, 2016) and the countless criminal cases filed against young students…

100 organisations against CAA to unite under one banner – The Hindu Plan series of nationwide protests from January 3

(Joint action: (From left) Medha Patkar, Ganesh Devy, Yogendra Yadav and Kavita Krishnan at a meeting against CAA and NRC in Mumbai on Monday.   | Photo Credit: Emmanual Yogini) Nearly 100 organisations from across the country have decided to fight the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, the National Population Register and the National Register of Citizens…

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