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Sharjeel Imam brought to Guwahati for interrogation, to be produced before a local court. Members of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) stage protest outside Guwahati Railway station, as Sharjeel Imam was brought for interrogation and to be produced before a local court.
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Ayodhya Ram Temple trust board members leave after their meeting with PM Narendra Modi at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg ends.
Sadhna Ramachandran, Supreme Court-appointed mediator: Our mediation talks are continuing and we will come back again tomorrow to Shaheen Bagh.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee writes to PM Narendra Modi stating,"I write to you with deep concern regarding the steady reduction of Central Funds to our state & also inordinate delay in release of funds due to us, from the Govt of India."
Kamal Haasan: Yesterday's accident was unfortunate and we lost our 3 friends. I will give financial assistance of Rs 1 crore each to kin of those who lost their lives as they belong to poor families. We must take preventive steps to avoid such accidents in future.
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Raveesh Kumar, MEA on upcoming US President Donald Trump's visit: There is strong cooperation between India and the US on counter-terrorism. We hope this cooperation will strengthen. There will be talks on regional issues.
“We want to console you about CAA and the court will hear the matter, But before the matter is heard, We also have to consider that the matter is about the road, There are people who have approached the court regarding the closed road, It can’t be ‘My way or the Highway’, It’s easy for any judge to say that the protestors must be removed, then there won’t be anyone here, In any country where women began to protest, the movement gets carried forward”, says Sanjay Hegde in Shaheen Bagh.
Shaheen Bagh is our identity now and we also want our rights to be protected, We have come out to protest with our children because it is important for our future, says a protestor in Shaheen Bagh
We are trying to maintain peace but that is not being maintained, We will not be coming tomorrow, We can only come if a separate space where a few women come separately and speak to us, Here we are not able to speak in a peaceful atmosphere, says mediator Sadhana Ramachandran during a conversation with the protestors in Shaheen Bagh.
What will happen to my children, I’m scared for them, Where does this PM want to take our children to?, asks a protestor in Shaheen Bagh
The atmosphere in this country will change and that will take help from you, me and everyone else in the country, says Sanjay Hegde in Shaheen Bagh
During the much awaited conversation between the mediators and protesters, a woman of Shaheen Bagh says, We are ready to meet the PM and hug him but he should be willing to come.
When other protests were happening such as JP aandolan did and Anna aandolan, did anyone question the right to protest or even file a case?, asks Shaheen Bagh protester.
This is the aandolan for Hindustan, The PM should reject CAA or ensure everyone is under it, asks Shaheen Bagh protester.
Shaheen Bagh protester asks, We are okay with NPR also if it is done on the same lines as done 15 years ago.
“There have been so many protesters who have come, both Hindus and Muslim. Before the elections there were so many fake news about us that was spread. There is an attempt to curb our freedom,” says Protester.
We have been here for two months, but is anyone in the Govt listening? We are forced to sit here because this is a question of our rights. Detention camps are being built and it is being built for our sisters and brothers, says Protester.
Such unfairness is happening, Protester added.
Sanjay Hegde ask protesters, Is your fear that if you move from here no one from the government will come and speak to you?
“We will come. The SC will come and we will place your prayer in front of the SCWe are hoping a solution will come forth from you. We request that all of you trust us,” says Sanjay Hegde.
We are all living in this country together not to create problems for other but yo help and co-exist. SC is saying that everyone has the right to protest but the place of the protest should not inconvenience others, say Sanjay Hegde.
They have asked for the road where the people are sitting to be cleared, but the people are refusing to move, says Sadhana.
“We will try to solve the problem but if it cannot be solved, we will go back to the Supreme Court. We want the solution to come from here itself,” she added.
Mediator Sadhana Ramachandran says, Neither Sanjay Hegde nor I want the protest to stop. Today the matter is the about your right to protest and the SC understands that every citizen has the right to protest.
One of the issues is that the road the road and that is why the SC has sent us to talk to you, she further added.
In India if there are women like you, the country is in safe hands. As Indian citizens we have to be mindful of what we discuss, says Sadhana.
We have understood what your demands are. The matter of CAA and NRC are currently in the Supreme Court. It will be heard soon, she added.
We can’t say now what will happen to the case. We don’t know if the SC will listen to you or to the government. We can’t speak about it, says Sadhana.
We had promised that we would come today because you had requested us to come. But, today we have to think and speak carefully about certain matters, says Sadhana Ramachandran.
Delhi: Sanjay Hegde and Sadhana Ramachandran — mediators appointed by Supreme Court reach Shaheen Bagh. They are here for talks with the protesters for the second day.
A Delhi court on Thursday sought response from Tihar jail authorities on a plea by one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case, seeking better treatment for his claimed mental illness, schizophrenia and head and arm injuries.
According to prison officials, Sharma injured himself by banging his head on his cell wall in Tihar Jail.
The incident happened in jail number 3 on Sunday afternoon, they said, adding that he got some minor injuries and was treated inside the prison premises.
Army Chief General MM Naravane: I must assure that everybody in the Indian Army including Women Officers will be given equal opportunity to contribute to the Nation as also progress in their careers.
The Delhi Police detained on Thursday a group of students amarching towards the Uttar Pradesh Bhawan here demanding release of Gorakhpur doctor Kafeel Khan and Ulema Council national general secretary Tahir Madni.
While Madni was arrested in Azamgarh on February 5 on the charge that the anti-CAA protesters he was leading used foul language against Hindus and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Kafeel Khan was held for allegedly promoting enmity between religions through his speech at a protest against the amended law at AMU on December 12.
As a friend, neighbor and the world’s largest democracy, thank you India for fully supporting Afghanistan’s democratic process, says Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani.
We expected that the government will take decision on our demand for resolution against Citizenship Amendment Act. However, we were not satisfied with the stance of government so we walked out of the Assembly. This government is subservient to BJP, says DMK President MK Stalin.
Madhya Pradesh: 8 people, including IPS officers, were rescued after their boat capsized in Badi Jheel, during an IPS meet water sports event in Bhopal today.
Delhi Police Sources: Delhi Police Crime Branch has issued notices to 10 students of Jamia Millia Islamia University, for questioning today. These students have been identified through the CCTV visuals of the University.
Delhi: A protest was organised by Jamia Coordination committee outside UP Bhawan today, against UP govt and demanding the release of Dr Kafeel Khan. The protesters have been detained by the Police.
A Nagpur court grants bail to former CM and BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on a personal bond of Rs 15,000 in connection with the matter where he allegedly did not disclose 2 pending criminal cases against him in 2014 poll affidavit.
Sources: First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump to visit a Delhi government school during the Delhi leg of the visit of US President Donald Trump to India, on February 24-25.
Rajasthan government to take strict action against food adulteration. Labs to be established in each district, fast track courts to be set up
Rajasthan budget based on 7 resolutions. Nirogi Rajasthan, prosperous farmer, welfare of women and capable labourers top priorities, says CM Ashok Gehlot.
One of the four Nirbhaya case convicts, Vinay Sharma to be hanged on March 3, was injured after he reportedly banged his head against the wall of his cell at Tihar jail in Delhi.
One of the death row convicts of 2012 Delhi gang-rape case, Vinay had attempted to hurt himself by banging his head against a wall in his cell, on 16th February. He had received minor injuries, says Tihar Jail official
A suspect in two shootings in Germany that killed at least eight people was found dead at home, police said on Thursday.
"The likely perpetrator was found dead at his home in Hanau. The police special intervention forces have also discovered another body there. The investigation is ongoing. Currently there is no indication there are other perpetrators," police in the central state of Hesse said on Twitter.
Two elderly coronavirus patients from a quarantined cruise ship off Japan have died, media reports said on Thursday, citing a government source.
A man and a woman in their 80s who had been infected have died, public broadcaster NHK and other media said.
No immediate confirmation was available from the health ministry. They would be the first fatal cases among more than 600 confirmed on the ship.
Nineteen people, including six women, were killed when a Kerala state government bus collided head-on with a container lorry near Tamil Nadu's Avanashi town in Tirupur district, 40 kms from, on Thursday, officials said.
The bus was going to Thiruvananthapuram from Bengaluru, while the lorry was coming from the opposite direction on the Coimbator-Salem Highway when the mishap occurred at 4.30 am, police said Of the 48 passengers in the bus, 19 died on the spot and remaining sustained injuries.