Citizenship Amendment Act
16 Jan 2021
#BoycottTandav trends: Amazon series accused of mocking Hindu Gods
Just one day after its release, Amazon Prime Video's political-thriller web series Tandav has landed into a controversy for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of the Hindu community.
29 Dec 2020
'Free Kashmir' poster: Mumbai Police files 'C Summary' report
The Mumbai Police has submitted a 'C summary' report before a metropolitan court in a case filed against a woman accused of holding a "Free Kashmir" poster during a protest at the Gateway of India in January this year, a senior police official said on Tuesday.
22 Dec 2020
PM Modi attends AMU's centenary celebrations, calls university 'mini India'
In his speech during the centenary celebrations of the Aligarh Muslim University, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called the varsity a mini India.
18 Dec 2020
AMU: Students oppose invitation extended to Modi as Chief Guest
The Aligarh Muslim University has turned 100 years old and to mark the occasion, an invitation was sent to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who accepted it. This development, however, has sparked a tug of war between teachers and students.
12 Dec 2020
Shah meets cops, security officials to avoid violence in Delhi
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday met with senior government, police, and security officials, and discussed measures to pre-empt any chances of violence on Delhi's borders in connection with the ongoing farmers' protest, according to reports.
03 Dec 2020
Kangana Ranaut receives legal notice over fake tweet
A legal notice has been issued to actor Kangana Ranaut over a tweet where she had falsely identified an old woman involved in the ongoing farmers' protest as Shaheen Bagh's "Bilkis Dadi."
05 Nov 2020
Bihar: Nitish Kumar says 2020 polls are his 'last election'
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday declared that the 2020 state Assembly elections will be his last.
07 Oct 2020
Public places can't be occupied indefinitely: SC on Shaheen Bagh
In a declaration having far-reaching consequences, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said public places can't be occupied indefinitely, as it gave the verdict in the Right to Protest v/s The Right to Mobility matter, linked to the Shaheen Bagh sit-in agitation.
24 Sep 2020
Salman Khurshid named by accused in Delhi riots chargesheet
Congress leader and former Union Minister Salman Khurshid has been named in the latest chargesheet filed by the Delhi Police in connection with the February riots in the city.
23 Sep 2020
No coercive action against Facebook executive: Delhi panel tells SC
A Delhi Assembly panel on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it will take no coercive action against Facebook's top executive in India over the social media giant's alleged role in the February Delhi riots.
22 Sep 2020
How were Delhi riots planned? Police explains alleged conspirators' role
In its charge-sheet related to Delhi riots, that broke out in February 2020, the Delhi Police claimed that seeds for the violence were sowed after the results of the 2019 general elections were declared and that the conspirators wanted to topple an elected government.
16 Sep 2020
Delhi riots: 17,000-page chargesheet names 15 people, all anti-CAA protesters
The Delhi Police has named 15 people in a chargesheet filed in connection with the deadly violence that ravaged the national capital's Northeast region in February this year.
14 Sep 2020
Delhi riots case: Ex-JNU leader Umar Khalid arrested
Umar Khalid, a former student leader of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), was arrested late Sunday night by a special cell of Delhi Police in connection to the February riots of Northeast Delhi.
12 Sep 2020
Delhi panel summons Facebook India's VP over hate speech row
A Delhi Assembly panel has summoned Facebook India Vice President and Managing Director Ajit Mohan amid allegations of inaction against politicians of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over hate speech on the social media platform.
25 Aug 2020
Delhi panel to summon Facebook executives over hate speech row
A Delhi panel is planning to summon Facebook executives amid allegations that the social media platform did not act against hate speech on its platform by politicians of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
22 Aug 2020
Suspected ISIS operative arrested in Delhi after fire exchange: Police
The Delhi Police confirmed on Saturday that a suspected ISIS operative was arrested from the Dhaula Kuan region after an exchange of fire.
17 Aug 2020
Dozens from Shaheen Bagh, site of anti-CAA protest, join BJP
The Bharatiya Janata Party said on Sunday several residents of Delhi's Shaheen Bagh locality have joined the party at an induction ceremony. The locality had grabbed national headlines earlier this year over a months-long protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
03 Aug 2020
Tahir Hussain confesses to role in February Delhi violence: Police
Suspended Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) councilor Tahir Hussain has confessed to his involvement in the violence that broke out in Northeast Delhi earlier this year, according to police records.
30 Jul 2020
Six months of coronavirus pandemic, six months that changed India!
On January 30, television screens flashed reports of the first coronavirus patient in India - a student from Kerala who had returned from China's Wuhan.
27 Jul 2020
It's home: Persecuted in Afghanistan, 11 Sikhs arrive in Delhi
Eleven Sikhs from Afghanistan reached Delhi on Sunday, four months after a barbaric attack at a gurudwara in Kabul killed 27.
21 Jul 2020
Lodged in Guwahati jail, Sharjeel Imam tests positive for coronavirus
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) PhD student Sharjeel Imam, who is currently lodged in Assam's Guwahati Central Jail, has tested positive for COVID-19.
10 Jun 2020
Delhi riots: Police files chargesheets, gun-toting Shahrukh mentioned
The Delhi Police on Tuesday filed three chargesheets in connection to the riots that broke out in the National Capital in February this year, which left more than 50 dead.
09 Jun 2020
Police complaint filed against Payal Rohatgi (again!) over controversial tweet
A police complaint has been filed against actor and model Payal Rohatgi for promoting enmity on the grounds of religion and disturbing communal harmony.
29 Apr 2020
USCIRF slams India over religious freedom, New Delhi dismisses findings
Claiming that religious minorities aren't being treated well in India, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) on Tuesday urged the Donald Trump administration to label it as a "country of particular concern".
22 Apr 2020
Delhi riots: Why was UAPA used against Umar Khalid?
In connection to riots that broke out in the National Capital in February, the Delhi Police invoked Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) against at least four persons namely Meeran Haider (Chhatra Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) member), Safoora Zargar (media coordinator of Jamia Coordination Committee), Umar Khalid (former JNU student), and Bhajanpura resident Danish.
18 Apr 2020
Jamia violence: Sharjeel Imam charged with sedition for 'abetting riots'
Jawaharlal Nehru University PhD student Sharjeel Imam has been slapped with sedition charges in the Jamia Millia Islamia December violence case.
25 Mar 2020
Terrorists barge into gurudwara in Kabul, kill at least 11
In a despicable incident, terrorists, armed with guns, barged inside a gurudwara in Afghanistan's capital Kabul and rained bullets, killing at least 11 on Wednesday, several reports said.
24 Mar 2020
Coronavirus lockdown: After 100+ days, Shaheen Bagh protest site cleared
With Delhi tightening its curbs to restrict public movement and seriously discouraging gatherings, the Shaheen Bagh protest site was cleared this morning by the police, nearly 101 days after women started a sit-in protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
24 Mar 2020
Coronavirus crisis: On day 1 of India's lockdown, hundreds booked
In a clear sign that the government will not go easy on those violating the lockdown rules, authorities on Monday booked hundreds for stepping out of their homes, unnecessarily, and issued warnings of a jail term to them.
22 Mar 2020
Shaheen Bagh: Petrol bomb hurled near protest site; none injured
A petrol bomb was thrown in Delhi's Shaheen Bagh near an anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protest site, police officials confirmed on Sunday.
21 Mar 2020
Shaheen Bagh protesters to defy Janata curfew, agitation will continue
Putting theirs and the lives of dozens at risk, the protesters of Shaheen Bagh have decided to continue their agitation tomorrow when the entire nation has been requested to follow Janata curfew to reduce the transmission of coronavirus.
18 Mar 2020
Ram Navami Mela, Shaheen Bagh protest unaffected by deadly coronavirus
In the coronavirus outbreak scale, India currently stands at stage II, and for it to not snowball into the next stage, people are being discouraged from attending large gatherings.
17 Mar 2020
CAA constitutional, doesn't violate fundamental rights: Centre tells Supreme Court
The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) passed in the Parliament in December is constitutional and doesn't violate the fundamental rights of citizens, the BJP led Centre told the Supreme Court in a counter-affidavit filed in response to pleas challenging the law.
16 Mar 2020
Jamia violence: Entered university to protect 'innocent students', says police
Three months after violence rocked Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia University and brought disrepute for the Delhi Police, cops told a court on Monday that they entered the campus to protect "innocent students".
16 Mar 2020
Amid coronavirus scare, Kejriwal bans large gatherings in Delhi
Amid the growing threat of a full-blown coronavirus outbreak in India, large gatherings were banned in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Monday.
14 Mar 2020
Were Delhi's communal riots funded by Indonesian NGO?
A link has emerged between last month's communal violence in Delhi and a non-government organization (NGO) based in Indonesia.
12 Mar 2020
No law supports UP's name and shame posters: Supreme Court
The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Uttar Pradesh government under which law did it put up banners, carrying names, photos, and addresses of anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protesters who are accused of inciting violence.
12 Mar 2020
Rajinikanth says he never wanted to be Tamil Nadu's CM
Superstar Rajinikanth on Thursday announced that he never wanted to be the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu but wants to bring change in the political discourse.
11 Mar 2020
Meenakshi Lekhi says Delhi violence was in making for months
Days after violence rocked Northeast Delhi killing more than 50 people and injuring nearly 200, the riots were discussed in the Parliament with both Congress and BJP attacking one another.
09 Mar 2020
John Oliver slams Hotstar for censoring his episode on Modi
Quite recently, Hotstar, one of India's leading streaming companies, blocked the release of a fresh episode of comedian and TV host John Oliver's satirical news show Last Week Tonight, which was critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his policies.