BOLLYWOOD CELEBS AMONG PROTESTERS AT MUMBAI STIR By Pankaj Upadhyay in Mumbai Thousands of protesters gathered at the August Kranti Maidan on Thursday raising their voices against the Citizenship Amendment Act. Workers from political parties, students and many Bollywood personalities also participated. Among others who stood out at the protest site were Swara Bhaskar, Farhan…
Bengaluru Protests: Police Outnumber Students, Detain 9 For Hours
Bengaluru: On Tuesday, the fists of students from different colleges were seen rising at Freedom Park in Bengaluru to the slogans of ‘azadi’ and ‘CAB down down’ to reject Citizenship (Amendment) Act and to express solidarity with Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and Delhi University (DU) in their struggle against police brutality. Police detained at least nine students. Teresa Braggs, a third year media and communication student from a women’s university in Vasanth Nagar and Anahita Ananth, along with seven more students were detained. They had showed up at Town Hall prior to the scheduled time of the protest.
CAA has nothing to do with India’s Muslims: Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid
New Delhi: Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari has called on the people of the country to exercise restraint and keep their emotions under control while demonstrating.
‘Treated like criminals’ by cops: Jamia students
New Delhi: Students of Jamia Millia Islamia University, where the police entered after a protest against the amended Citizenship Act nearby spiralled out of control on Sunday evening, alleged that they were “treated like criminals” by police. They also claimed that police personnel pushed female students and no women officials were present. Forty people, including students,…