Peasant leader Akhil Gogoi is under a 10-day custody with the NIA for 'inciting anti-CAA protests violence' - BJP's ploy to quell dissenters.
Section 144 is a piece of colonial-era legislation that was primarily used by the British to curb dissent, quite similar to how it is used by the Indian government today.
If countrywide NRC becomes a reality, adivasis will be rendered 'stateless' because even CAA does not provide any safety valve for them.
PM Modi used the oldest trick in the book to divert the public’s attention from current problems in his Ramlila Maidan speech.
People across the world organised international protests to express solidarity against the Citizen Amendment Act and brutality against students.
India witnessed the state-imposed Internet shutdown strategy more than 95 times in 2019, and hence, this needs to be addressed.
I can unequivocally say that, despite being born a Hindu, I love my Muslim brothers and sisters. I doubt many CAA and NRC supporters can say these exact same words without flinching.
The others, who choose not to speak up during such difficult times of CAA, need to understand that there is no space for ignorance or tokenism.
The Citizenship Amendment Act demands to trace our parochial lineages, even if we have cut ties with or fled the discrimination exercised by our families.
On December 16th, the road outside Chepauk Stadium swarmed with people from diverse walks of life united by their singular act of dissent towards the islamophobic Citizenship Amendment Act and the subsequent violent reaction of the State to their fellow dissenters up North.