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BJP's Purpose Of Implementing CAA Is To Reduce Role Of Minorities, Make Them Less Important: Amartya Sen

Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen also said the BJP's purpose of implementing CAA is to also in a direct and indirect way increase the role of the Hindu majoritarian forces in India and to that extent undermine the minorities.

14 January 2023

Anti-CAA protests led by women in Manipur in 2019

Centre To Grant Citizenship To Non-Muslim Minorities Of Pakistan, Afghanistan And Bangladesh Staying In India; Seeks Application

The Centre has notified that the granting of the citizenship in two districts of Gujarat will be based on Citizenship Act, 1955 and not the controversial CAA. Coming just ahead of Gujarat state elections, it becomes more...

01 November 2022

Sealed Miya Museum, Assam

‘Miya’ Museum Controversy In Assam: Police Arrests 5, Evokes Terror Charges

The museum was opened by Mohor Ali at Goalpara district to showcase the cultural attributes of Bengali speaking Muslims in the state with an objective to display their similarities with the other communities.

27 October 2022

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

Madrassas Under Scrutiny In Assam: Teachers Instructed To Appear 'From Time To Time' At Police Station

The move comes after police cracked down on alleged modules of terrorist organisation Ansarul Bangla Team, and 51 Bangladeshis were discovered among the preachers at Madrasas.

02 January 2023

Anti-CAA protest at Shaheen Bagh, Delhi.

SC To Hear Petitions Against CAA On December 6, Centre Asks For Dismissal

Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019 since its inception has provoked nationwide protests and the central government was criticised for using religion as a marker of citizenship.  

31 October 2022

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

Museum To Display ‘Miya’ Culture In Assam Sealed, CM Says Only ‘Lungi’ Belongs To Them  

While Speaking to Outlook, Congress MLA Abdur Rashid Mandal who himself belongs to Bengali speaking Muslim community in Assam said that it was a separatist move by Miyas and was sponsored by BJP.  

26 October 2022

Mamata Banerjee at Nabanna

Ensure You Are On Voter List To Avoid Detention Under NRC Norms, Mamata Tells People

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday urged the people of the state to ensure that their names feature on the electoral roll to avoid getting sent to detention camps under the garb of the National Register...

23 November 2022

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Members of Minority Youth Federation shout slogans during a rally against Assam's National Register

NRC To Check Refugees In Manipur, But Assam Example Raises Concern

The demand for the NRC in Manipur comes at a time when the BJP-led government in Assam has already rejected the final NRC.

24 October 2022

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14 October 2022
NRC: Centre Mulls Over Setting Up Integrated National Database Of All Citizens; What Do We Know So Far?

NRC: Centre Mulls Over Setting Up Integrated National Database Of All Citizens; What Do We Know So Far?

Centre intends to integrate this database with the population register and electoral rolls, Aadhaar card, ration card, passport and driving licences and has...


24 September 2022
Woman's Name Excluded From NRC: SC Issues Notice, Says No Steps Be Taken For Her Deportation

Woman's Name Excluded From NRC: SC Issues Notice, Says No Steps Be Taken For Her Deportation

A bench of justices D Y Chandrachud and Hima Kohli agreed to hear the plea filed by the  woman who has challenged the June 2019 verdict of the Gauhati High...


19 September 2022
What's Common Between Jharkhand's New Domicile Policy And Assam's NRC?

What's Common Between Jharkhand's New Domicile Policy And Assam's NRC?

The NRC in Assam is aimed at rooting out illegal immigrants from Bangladesh who settled in Assam. In Jharkhand, the demand to consider the 1932 khatiyan as...


07 September 2022
Supreme Court To Hear PIL Of TMC MP Seeking Issuance Of Aadhaar To ‘Doubtful Citizens’ Of Assam

Supreme Court To Hear PIL Of TMC MP Seeking Issuance Of Aadhaar To ‘Doubtful Citizens’ Of Assam

The Supreme Court on Wednesday listed for hearing after two weeks the PIL filed by Rajya Sabha lawmaker Sushmita Dev seeking issuance of Aadhaar cards to...


12 August 2022
Prashant Kishor May Launch New Party Soon, Will Bihar Accept His Issue-based Politics?

Prashant Kishor May Launch New Party Soon, Will Bihar Accept His Issue-based Politics?

Experts feel Prashant Kishor wants to replicate AAP’s (Aam Aadmi Party) formula of issue-based politics in Delhi, but contend that it may not be possible in...


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23 July 2022
2020 Delhi Riots: Court Denies Interim Bail To Sharjeel Imam

2020 Delhi Riots: Court Denies Interim Bail To Sharjeel Imam

A Delhi court on Saturday denied interim bail to former JNU student Sharjeel Imam in a case related to an alleged conspiracy behind the 2020 northeast Delhi...


17 July 2022
Uncitizened: A Short Fiction On The Times We Live In

Uncitizened: A Short Fiction On The Times We Live In

Did the demon of demonetization ever visit us? Kashif Ilyas’s protagonist follows a man to a door and walks in, and when he turns to look back, the door has...


04 July 2022
Delhi Riots 2020: Accused Sharjeel Imam Claims Threat To Life Inside Jail, Moves Delhi HC

Delhi Riots 2020: Accused Sharjeel Imam Claims Threat To Life Inside Jail, Moves Delhi HC

Delhi Riots 2020: Sharjeel Imam’s has alleged that the Assistant Superintendent of Jail recently had entered his cell along with eight-ten people in the garb...


29 May 2022
Spirit Of Shaheen Bagh: Portraits Of Courage And Sisterhood

Spirit Of Shaheen Bagh: Portraits Of Courage And Sisterhood

An album of Shaheen Bagh becomes an almanac of the epic protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and National Register of Citizens (NRC)


29 May 2022
In Assam, Bengali Muslims Are Asserting Their Identity Through 'Miya Poetry'

In Assam, Bengali Muslims Are Asserting Their Identity Through 'Miya Poetry'

Assam’s immigrant Muslims are owning the racial slur Miya to assert their identity and express dissent


27 May 2022
Dial M For Media: The New Muslim Voice

Dial M For Media: The New Muslim Voice

Small, independent media platforms are becoming the voice of Muslims, away from the majoritarian narrative


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29 April 2022
Delhi Riots: HC Defers Hearing On Umar Khalid Bail, Seeks Police Stand On Imam's Plea For Release

Delhi Riots: HC Defers Hearing On Umar Khalid Bail, Seeks Police Stand On Imam's Plea For Release

The violence had erupted during the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens.


20 February 2022
Who Killed West Bengal Student Activist Anish Khan?

Who Killed West Bengal Student Activist Anish Khan?

Student leader Anish Khan's death has triggered a row in West Bengal with Khan's family alleging that a few people, donning police uniform, entered their home...


11 February 2022
Uttar Pradesh Election 2022 And Polarisation Politics

Uttar Pradesh Election 2022 And Polarisation Politics

As the BJP gears up for re-election, the Hindu-Muslim card is likely to be played out stronger than before


04 February 2022
Why Regional Parties Of Muslims Reflect Newfound Confidence In Community-centric Politics

Why Regional Parties Of Muslims Reflect Newfound Confidence In Community-centric Politics

The nature of these political parties is slightly different from those of the past. They are now appealing on the basis of secularism and trying to organise...


02 February 2022
Linguistic Identity Scores Over Religious Identity In Assam

Linguistic Identity Scores Over Religious Identity In Assam

Identity in Assam is linked to language. Assam in the past witnessed several anti-Bengali language riots.    


24 January 2022
Anti-CAA Protests: Sedition Charges Against Sharjeel Imam Framed By Delhi Court

Anti-CAA Protests: Sedition Charges Against Sharjeel Imam Framed By Delhi Court

Multiple charges, including Sedition, have been framed against Sharjeel Imam, who was arrested after making allegedly inflammatory speeches during the...


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