Vikrant Massey, Swara Bhasker and others laud Deepika Padukone for visiting JNU, ask fans to watch Chhapaak

Deepika Padukone stirred a storm on the internet after she visited Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) to express solidarity with the students who were attacked by a mob. She reached the campus in the evening and showed her support to the student, however she did not address the crowd. As soon as the pictures and videos of the actress surfaced the internet, Bollywood celebrities lauded her for showing support in her won way.

JNU violence LIVE updates: VC stays away from HRD meeting; protests build up across country

JNU violence Live Updates: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday spoke to Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and requested him to call representatives from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) for discussions as protests against Sunday’s violence erupted across the country. Delhi Police, on the other hand, registered a case against unidentified people under the section of rioting and damage to property.

Death Toll Pegged At 23, As Anti-CAA Protests Continue Nationwide

CAA has become a contentious matter because it provides citizenship to immigrants from Hindu, Zoroastrian, Sikh, Christian, Jain and Buddhist communities who came to India by December 31, 2014 after fleeing religious persecution in Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Pakistan. The exclusion of Muslims has raised concerns given how India is based on tenets of secularism, plurality and equality where religion is not to have a bearing in matters of granting citizenship.

7 dead in violence across Uttar Pradesh over citizenship law protests

Seven people have succumbed to their injuries in various districts of Uttar Pradesh while 12 people were injured in Kanpur on Friday, doctors in government hospitals said, as thousands protesting against the new Citizenship Act clashed with the police in many areas of the state. In Meerut, the Chief Medical Superintendent, Meerut Medical College said:…

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.

AIADMK draws flak over CAB, DMK calls statewide stir on Dec 17

Amid protests over the new citizenship law in various parts of the country, the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu is caught in an embarrassing situation for supporting the central government on the legislation, which does not have the issue of one lakh Sri Lankan Tamils sheltered in Tamil Nadu within its purview.