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Month December 2019

Kerala amity example amid CAA protests – Church opens gates for Namaz

Kerala church allowed hundreds of Muslims to pray on its premises on Saturday, earning tributes for setting an example in communal amity amid the divisive citizenship controversy. A group of protesters against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the proposed National… Continue Reading →

India -Activists Rally Against ‘Illegal’ Surveillance of CAA Protests

Ask Delhi Police to halt use of facial recognition tech to identify demonstrators, point to unlawful use of drones Megha.Mandavia@timesgroup.com Bengaluru: Digital rights activists are up in arms over what they term as illegal acts of mass surveillance by law… Continue Reading →

Mumbai Man endures ‘ Living Hell’ as Aadhaar Card is put online

| Vallabh.Ozarkar and Sharmeen.Hakim@timesgroup.com Ameya Dhapre, a 34-year-old computer engineer from Girgaon, has had his life turned upside-down ever since someone posted a copy of his Aadhaar card on the web. His case highlights how easy it is to impersonate someone… Continue Reading →

Mumbai – The epicentre of urban environmental battles in 2019

Environmental highs and lows: Concerned citizens against system that treats nature as disposable commodity By Stalin Dayanand Mumbai became the epicentre of urban environmental battles and took the lead in voicing its opposition. Environmental highs and lows: Concerned citizens against system… Continue Reading →

India – The diminishing of media power-Denied or shut up

By Sevanti Ninan AddThis Sharing Buttons It is difficult to keep telling yourself that you are one of the pillars of democracy when your freedom and viability are threatened. Even as journalists were cut to size in many different ways in… Continue Reading →

PM Modi on CAA and NRC- Sifting Fact from Fiction

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Odisha Jindal Steel Project: Police Barred Tribals from Public Hearing

Villagers allege that no notices were issued to them about the hearing taking place and those who could manage to reach the site were not allowed to voice their concerns.Sumedha Pal 27 Dec 2019 While the protests against the environmental clearance… Continue Reading →

Former Justice A P Shah- In CAA narrative, finding the judiciary’s lost voice

Ajit Prakash Shah December 28, 2019 The recent enactment of the amendments to the Citizenship Act have left many, and certainly myself, very disturbed. The legislation itself is undoubtedly problematic and is compounded by the linkages with the National Register… Continue Reading →

Blindspot to Backlash: How Modi and Party Misread the Mood of the Nation on CAA-NRC

December 27, 2019 MUMBAI (REUTERS) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government did not anticipate the protests against a new citizenship law that have raged across the country and is now scrambling to control the damage, members of his ruling party… Continue Reading →

1,200 AMU students booked for candlelight protest march

Aligarh SSP Akash Kulhary assured a delegation of AMU students that the case will be dropped since it was a peaceful march. Aligarh police have booked 1,200 students of Aligarh Muslim University for holding a candlelight march on Tuesday evening,… Continue Reading →

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