What’s Happening Is Tragic for Indian Muslims, Quotes Mahesh Bhatt

Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has rallied behind Indian Muslims and quoted writer Ian Bremmer’s article in Time magazine to emphasise that, “from a humanitarian perspective, what’s happening right now in India is tragic, particularly for the country’s roughly 200 million Muslims. But it’s also tragic for India’s future—both as a functioning and inclusive democracy”. Bhatt posted…

Telangana HC Directs Govt to Conduct Another Postmortem of Hyderabad Rape & Murder Accused Killed in Encounter

The four were arrested on November 29 for allegedly raping and killing a 26-year-old veterinarian by smothering her and later torching the body after dumping it under the culvert. They were later gunned down in an encounter. Policemen stand guard where four accused in the rape-and-murder case were shot dead by police. (PTI) Hyderabad: The…

8-Year-Old Among 12 Killed as Anti-CAA Protests Worsen in UP; Internet Suspended in 21 Districts

Lucknow: At least 12 people, including an 8-year-old boy, have lost their lives in Uttar Pradesh as the protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act took a violent turn in the state, officials said on Saturday. While Lucknow and Aligarh were peaceful after the prayers, clashes were reported from nearly 20 districts, including Firozabad, Bhadohi, Bahraich,…

‘Atmosphere of Fear & Paranoia in Country’: Over 1,000 Academicians Release Statement in Support of CAA

New Delhi: As many as 1,100 academicians and research scholars from various universities across India and abroad released a statement in support of the amended Citizenship Act on Saturday. In the statement, they appealed to every section of the society “to exercise restraint and refuse to fall into the trap of propaganda, communalism and anarchism”. …

‘Don’t Deserve to be Implemented in Country’: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot Says CAA Will Affect Everyone

Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday said the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) “do not deserve” to be implemented in the country as they will affect people of all communities. He accused the BJP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah of “trying to polarise”…