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”….

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 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 torched as protesters clash with police in Delhi over citizenship law

Buses were torched, cars and bikes smashed as anti-citizenship law protesters clashed with police at New Friends Colony in Delhi on Sunday. The Delhi police in response fired tear-gas shells at the agitating crowd. Students during the protest march against citizenship law at Jamia Millia Islamia in Delhi. Delhi Traffic Police tweeted that vehicle movement…