Lives and homes can be rebuilt, but can we say the same of trust? You can sweep away the embers of burning homes but can you sweep away hate?Continue Reading
Delhi Police on Friday released pictures of nine suspects in the JNU violence case and claimed JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh was one of them.
Of the nine, seven belong to Left-leaning student organisations, while two are affiliated to right-wing students’ body, the police said.
Ridhi Chaturvedi, an exceptionally accomplished, brilliant student of JNU, writes —
After this post, they may rape me. They may burn my face with acid. They may kill me. But you have no right to call me again.
Get lost in your privileged lit life, and vote for them.
The whole nation on Sunday stared at their TV screens and crazily ran through social media to figure out what occurred at Jawahar Lala University, New Delhi. Why is India’s one the most prestigious educational institution is burning with such riots, here is a small compilation of clips that were running among various chat groups.Continue Reading
“Those who are born in India before July 1, 1987, or whose parents were born in the country before that year will be considered Indians under naturalisation as per the law,” a senior officer told media. The cut-off year for the NRC exercise conducted in Assam earlier this year was 1971.Continue Reading
Congress’s Priyanka Gandhi today launched a blistering attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi while campaigning in Jharkhand, questioning whether he was the Prime Minister of the “nation or partition”. PM Modi’s government, she said, has worked against the interest of the tribals.Continue Reading
A controversy has erupted over whether the Delhi Police fired on protestors at Delhi’s Jamia Millia Islamia university on Sunday. The university and its south-east Delhi neighbourhood was the scene of a violent showdown between the police and protesters opposing the new Citizenship Amendment Act that left dozens of students and cops injured.Continue Reading
Rahul Gandhi’s “Rape in India” comment attacking the government at an election rally in Jharkhand exploded in parliament today as the ruling BJP, including top ministers like Smriti Irani, tore into the Congress leader. The Lok Sabha adjourned repeatedly amid unrelenting protests and cries of “shame” from the government benches.Continue Reading
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill passed Parliament today after being cleared by the Rajya Sabha, with 125 voting for it and 99 against, even as violent protests erupted in several parts of the Northeast. The controversial legislation was cleared by the Lok Sabha two days earlier with the support of as many as 334 MPs. Tabled in both the houses by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, the bill has been slammed by rights groups as well as opposition parties on the grounds that it “discriminates” against Muslim migrants and violates Article 14 of the Constitution.Continue Reading
The contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was passed in the Lower House at midnight on Tuesday. The Citizenship Amendment Bill was cleared by the Lok Sabha after nearly 12 hours of heated discussions on Monday, with 311 voting in support and 80 against.Continue Reading