Man dies after Lebanon economic protest turns violent Beirut : A man has died following overnight clashes between protesters and soldiers in the Lebanese city of Tripoli during a demonstration against the country’s worsening economic crisis, which has been exacerbated by its coronavirus-related lockdown, it was reported on Tuesday. The army said saboteurs infiltrated the protest…
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Jamia firing: Two gunmen fire shots near gate 5 of university, third attack in area
Three days after a Noida youth opened fire at protests in Delhi’s Jamia Milia Islamia, unidentified gunmen once again fired shots around the university. According to reports, the incident of firing was reported near Gate number 5 of Jamia Millia Islamia. Locals say two men came on a scooty and fired shots in the air…
No nod for Charminar protest against CAA, NRC
Hyderabad: There was uncertainty on Thursday over the proposed protests announced by the United Muslim Action Committee (UMAC) and the Telangana-AP JAC against CAA-NPR-NRC owing to doubts about according police permission for both programmes, though a clear picture began to emerge by late evening. Police authorities did not disclose anything about the status of the petitions….
Bihar bandh turns violent, Assam, Bengal quiet
Train services were affected and roads blocked in Bihar on Saturday during a bandh called by the RJD against the new citizenship law while West Bengal, Assam and Meghalaya were peaceful.
Video Allegedly Shows Cop Firing At Protesters in UP, Police Deny
A vehicle torched allegedly by protestors during a demonstration against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), in Kanpur, Saturday, December 21, 2019. A fresh report and video purportedly from UP’s Kanpur suggests that state police shot at people protesting the Citizenship Amendment Act, despite the UP police’s claims that “nowhere did the police resort to firing”….
Railways may approach court seeking compensation for property loss due to CAA protests
The Indian railways is contemplating court action to seek compensation for loss to property due to violent protests against the passage of the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act, a first for the national transporter. A high -level railways’ reform committee has urged the ministry of railways to file a civil suit for recovery of damage to…
With curfew post-police firing, fear looms large over Mangaluru
MANGALURU: A walk on the roads of Bunder area in Mangaluru where police firing claimed two lives, one can feel an eerie chill in the air. It’s been over two days since the deadly incident, but residents still do not want to venture out.
Cities erupt over Citizenship Amendment Act, see mass outpouring of crowds
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.
Citizenship law protests turn violent in Seelampur: 12 policemen are injured
Protests against the new citizenship law took a violent turn in northeast Delhi’s New Seelampur on Tuesday, with police being pelted with bricks and stones and two buses being vandalised. At least 12 police personnel were injured.
Opposition at President’s door: Protests echo spreading fear, ask Government to repeal Act
Amid protests against the new citizenship law, leaders of 12 Opposition parties led by Congress president Sonia Gandhi met President Ram Nath Kovind Tuesday and requested him to intervene and advise the government to immediately repeal the Act.
Rioting must stop: CJI Bobde issues stern warning to Jamia students, SC to hear case tomorrow
The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday said it will hear all pleas related to the Jamia Milia Islamia clashes on Tuesday while issuing a stern warning to students to stop riots.
Citizenship Amendment Bill Protests LIVE Updates:
More than 60 organizations have moved from ideological and religious lines to appeal for nationwide protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act from 19 December. On 19 December 1927, the martyrdom of freedom fighters Ashfaqulla Khan and Ramprasad Bismil is remembered. On this day in 1947, Mahatma Gandhi prevented 70,000 Muslims from migrating to Pakistan.
‘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,…
Buses Burnt as Protesters Clash With Cops in South Delhi Over CAA
Buses were set on fire on evening of Sunday, 15 December, in south Delhi as protesters staged a demonstration against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.