CAA: Civil Disobedience Never Been Called Terrorism In India, Says Political Science Prof Neera Chandhoke
Political scientist Neera Chandhoke discusses the fallout of criminalising the anti-CAA protests on Mohandas Gandhi’s legacy and what the movement achieved.
In this interview, Mary Elizabeth King, an expert on nonviolent resistance, discussed how Mohandas Gandhi's civil disobedience influenced the American civil rights movement, and what he might think of India today.
The organisation slammed the recent NIA raids on activists' homes, NGOs and a newspaper office in Jammu and Kashmir, Delhi, and Bangalore.
Sen said that in today’s India a person making critical remarks about the government was described as “anti-national”.
Michelle Bachelet’s office pointed to three “problematic” laws in India that have variously tightened restrictions on NGOs and led to a crackdown on dissent.
TMC MP Derek O'Brien said that Durga Puja was a time for celebration in West Bengal and not politics.
"Started out as a protest and caused inconvenience to commuters."
Some of the other people on the TIME list are actor Ayushmann Khurrana, US President Donald Trump and China’s Xi Jinping.
Lawyers for the accused say the Delhi Police have falsified the disclosure statements attributed to their clients.
A statement signed by over 600 people said the police is not only targeting "dissenting voices, but it is also denying justice to those who have suffered and died during the riots".
A Delhi court on Monday sent Khalid to police custody for 10 days in a case related to the Delhi riots.
The Delhi Police has filed a supplementary chargesheet and accused several activists and academicians of ''provoking and mobilising' anti-CAA protesters.
Delhi Riots: Gulfisha Fatima, Booked For Terrorism, Is Quiet, Studious And Has A Strong Sense Of Justice, Says Family
Gulfisha Fatima, who was arrested in connection with the Delhi riots on 9 April, taught Hindi and English alphabets to the women who came for the anti-CAA protests.
Governor Anandiben Patel using the powers vested in her, directed that the detention of Kafeel Khan be extended by three more months.
The Prime Minister was hailed for the points he made about women in his Independence Day address.
Delhi Police Used Chemical Spray, Sexually Assaulted Jamia's Anti-CAA Protesters: Women's Body's Fact-Finding Report
The report alleges that the Delhi Police sexually assaulted 45 women and men during the protest.
'Shaheen Bagh and the Idea of India', edited by Seema Mustafa, is a collection of ground reports, essays and interviews with women who were at the core of the protest.
Gogoi has not received bail in the two cases being investigated by NIA.
Kapil Mishra Ultimatum Went Viral, But Police Says No Evidence Yet Of Politicians Instigating Delhi Riots
BJP leader Mishra had told the police to clear anti-CAA protesters from Jaffrabad a day before riots erupted in Delhi.
Abdul Gaffar, a criminal lawyer, says the Delhi Police’s investigation sets narrative before evidence.