Tag: Anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protest

Political Pawns?
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Political Pawns?

February 22, 2020

On 20th of February at an anti- CAA event in Bengaluru, a 19-year-old Amulya Leona, an under-graduate student, was given the microphone to say a few words against the CAA. And she did so in dramatic fashion.  She began by shouting “Pakistan Zindabad.” Then after a dramatic pause she again shouted “Pakistan Zindabad”, hoping the…

‘Indian Muslims need not worry about CAA’
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‘Indian Muslims need not worry about CAA’

January 25, 2020

BJP National Organising General Secretary B.L. Santhosh allays fears about Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) Says no one can snatch away citizenship of minorities; targets Opposition for smear campaign and disinformation Mysore/Mysuru: BJP National Organising General Secretary Bommarabettu Laxmijanardhana Santhosh, better known as B.L. Santhosh has dispelled fears about the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) Act saying…

Over 10,000 stage demo against CAA, NRC in city
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Over 10,000 stage demo against CAA, NRC in city

December 26, 2019

Mysuru: The Town Hall in the heart of the city was a sea of humanity this morning as over 10,000 people, majority of them from the minority community, assembled at the venue to stage anti-CAA  and anti-NRC demonstration organised under the banner of Mysuru United Muslim Welfare Trust. Various other organisations such as DSS, University…

Freedom struggle all over again
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Freedom struggle all over again

December 24, 2019

By T.J.S. George All of a sudden India is in the throes of a second independence movement.  Across the country, streets are aflame with rebellion, campuses are reverberating with protests, people are defying the law and thousands are getting arrested.  Just as it was when the nation fought British imperialism. A new swadeshi imperialism has…

JD(S) stages protest against CAA
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JD(S) stages protest against CAA

December 23, 2019

Mysuru: Even as protests continue across the country against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens(NRC), the JD(S) jumped into the bandwagon by staging a demonstration in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s office here this morning. Raising slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi,Union Home Minister Amit Shah and the Union Government, MLA…

Secular Who?
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Secular Who?

December 21, 2019

So, protests continue. While initially the protest was against leaving out illegal Muslims from Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), it has now moved to a ‘pre-emptive protest’ against National Register of Citizens (NRC). We say ‘pre-emptive’ because there is no draft in place for a nationwide NRC. Now, the protestors claim, if NRC is implemented and…

Anti-Citizenship Act Protests: CM appeals for Peace
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Anti-Citizenship Act Protests: CM appeals for Peace

December 20, 2019

Mysuru city peaceful; ban orders in place till tomorrow midnight MP Pratap Simha blames Mangaluru MLA U.T. Khader for fanning violence  Bandh in some parts of Kodagu against Police firing in Mangaluru Mobile internet services suspended in Dakshina Kannada for 48 hours Bengaluru: Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa made a fervent appeal for peace and instructed…

Mobile internet services suspended in Mangaluru for 48 hours
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Mobile internet services suspended in Mangaluru for 48 hours

December 20, 2019

Mangaluru: In the wake of violence during protests and Police firing in Mangaluru, the Karnataka Home Department has imposed a suspension on mobile internet services by all mobile providers in Mangaluru City Commissionerate and Dakshina Kannada district for 48 hours.  This comes after internet services were suspended in parts of New Delhi on Thursday. Internet…

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