‘Not One But Thousands of Warrior Mula Gabhoru’: Assam Women at Forefront of Anti-CAA Protests

Guwahati: Assamese women, who have been of the recent protests, have been coming out in the thousands to protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). The march against CAA has witnessed the participation of women from across the spectrum; from the octogenarian protesters of the movement in the 1980s to City College students, from actresses…

Allowed Police in Campus as ‘Anti-social Elements’ Had Infiltrated: AMU VC

Aligarh (UP): AMU Vice Chancellor Tariq Mansoor on Wednesday said the university authorities made the “painful decision” to call police to the campus during a protest earlier this week as they had learnt that “anti-social elements” had infiltrated the premises. His comments come in the wake of a simmering controversy over the Aligarh Muslim University’s…

As Anti-CAA Stir Turns Violent in Azamgarh, CM Yogi Says ‘Pak Language’ Used to Instigate Protesters

Lucknow/Aligarh: The controversy over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) figured prominently in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly where Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath accused “some people” of speaking “Pakistan’s language” to instigate sections of society over the legislation. While a protest against the amended citizenship law turned violent in Azamgarh where internet services were then suspended for…

Gujarat Farm Labourer Kills 3 Daughters after Birth of Fourth Girl, Hangs Self

The man, identified as Rasik Solanki, hanged himself outside his house after killing his daughters, said police inspector M C Chudasama. PTI Updated:December 18, 2019, 9:03 PM IST Representative image. Junagadh: Upset over his wife delivering a girl for the fourth time, a 35-year-old farm labourer on Wednesday afternoon killed his three minor daughters by pushing…

Misinformation Being Spread on SC’s CAA Order, We Never Sought Interim Stay, Says Congress

New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday said it did not seek an interim stay by the Supreme Court on the amended citizenship law and alleged “misinformation” was being spread, while asserting that the legislation goes against India’s global obligations. The reaction came after the apex court earlier in the day decided to examine the constitutional…