User: esg Topic: Bangalore
Category: Citizen-Protests
Last updated: Dec 15 2018 09:44 IST RSS 2.0
 
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The Daily Fix: Bengaluru slum razing after Bangladeshi rumours warns of chaos NRC frenzy could bring 22.1.2020 Scroll.in
Officials displaced hundreds of families after a video claimed they were occupied by undocumented migrants. That was not true.
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Protest watch: Digvijaya Singh visits Shaheen Bagh even as police again urge protestors to disperse 21.1.2020 Scroll.in
Meanwhile, former Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Najeeb Jung, joined a sit-in outside Jamia Millia Islamia University.
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Bengaluru: Over 100 homes in suburb razed, police allege residents are ‘illegal Bangladeshis’ 20.1.2020 Scroll.in
The residents of Kariyammana Agrahara in Bellandur said they were not given prior notice, and claimed that they had documents to prove their citizenship.
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Protest watch: Hundreds march from Jamia to Shaheen Bagh seeking CAA reversal, clashes erupt in MP 20.1.2020 Scroll.in
Meanwhile, protests against the citizenship law were also held in different US cities on Sunday.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Double property tax for violations | FASTag ineffective at ECity flyover | App to donate to govt schools…and more 19.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Double the property tax will now be applicable to buildings that have violated BBMP bylaws. Read more on this, and other news from the city over the past week, in our roundup
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Three pointers to ensure speedy justice in sexual assault cases 18.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Perpetrators in rape cases often enjoy impunity, or take years to be brought to justice as in the Nirbhaya case. We need better policing and judicial systems to change this
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Bengaluru: 6 from SDPI held for attack on RSS member 17.1.2020 Rediff: News
Police said the six allegedly attempted to kill an RSS worker on December 22 for taking part in a pro-CAA rally. The matter has now been handed over to the ATS and an SIT will also be formed to ensure that such people do not create any disturbance, police said.
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CAA protests: Right to dissent is ‘safety valve of democracy’, say faculty at Azim Premji University 16.1.2020 Scroll.in
A group of 76 individuals said the Citizenship Amendment Act was ‘patently divisive on communal lines’, and was spreading fear.
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The women taking charge at CAA protests 16.1.2020 Rediff: News
In this winter of discontent, in every procession, in every demonstration, in every protest -- from Jawaharlal Nehru University to Jamia to Shaheen Bagh to the streets of Mumbai -- the front rows have been occupied by women. It's been weeks since women have been sitting in protest across the country against the newly-introduced Citizenship Amendment Act and the proposed National Register of Citizens. The protests are a nerve centre of unwavering voices against what has been perceived as a discriminatory law. The women -- some housewives, some students with hijabs covering their hair, and others in full-length burqa robes -- are rallying against the 'Man' in what could also be perceived as a revolution for the 'weaker sex' in India.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Greens oppose project in Hesaraghatta grasslands | Bollards again on bus lane | Govt apathy in child abuse cases..and more 11.1.2020 Citizen Matters
Environmentalists are protesting the state government's revived plan to build a film city, apparently on Hesaraghatta grasslands. Read more on what else happened in the city this week, in our roundup
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Hong Kong issues travel warning on Iran after escalation of U.S.-Iran tensions 10.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Hong Kong warned its residents on Friday to avoid "non-essential" travel to Iran, days after Tehran launched missile attacks on U.S.-led forces in Iraq in retaliation for a U.S. drone strike that killed an Iranian commander.
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Over 100 retired bureaucrats write open letter to Indians, say country doesn’t need CAA, NRC or NPR 9.1.2020 Scroll.in
The retired bureaucrats said that though the government has tried to separate the the three programmes, they are linked and need to be resolutely opposed.
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Jyoti Nivas College, Bengaluru, protests against CAA after students were heckled by BJP workers 9.1.2020 Scroll.in
The students held a largely silent protest.
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JNU attacks: In colleges, universities, and outside, protests rage across the country 9.1.2020 Scroll.in
Shows of solidarity came from Delhi and Mumbai, Bengaluru and Kolkata, Ahmedabad and Dibrugarh, and beyond.
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Why Bengaluru’s workers are taking part in the Jan 8 protests 8.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Workers in major industrial clusters in Bengaluru participated in the nationwide strike today, which affected factories and PSUs. What prompted them to protest?
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"We're 80%, You're 15%": BJP MLA's Warning Over Citizenship Act Protests 4.1.2020 NDTV News - South
A Karnataka BJP leader has warned protesters against opposing the Citizenship Amendment Act, asking them to consider what would happen if members of the majority community hit the streets against...
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CAA protests: Over 60 people detained in Vadodara, large demonstrations held in Bengaluru 3.1.2020 Scroll.in
Activist Anand Mazgaonkar told Scroll.in that the Gujarat Police had repeatedly denied permission for peaceful protests against the new citizenship law.
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Bengaluru gets yet another Mobility Plan: What’s new? 3.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Much of the draft Comprehensive Mobility Plan is old wine in new bottle. The controversial elevated corridors project too makes a comeback in it. You have till January 5th to send your objections to the plan
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Elections, Kashmir, environment and citizens: 12 stories from the 12 months gone by 31.12.2019 Citizen Matters
As we come to the end of the year, a look at some of the most topical, important and appreciated stories of 2019.
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Bengaluru Buzz: 3559 trees may be felled | New app for civic complaints | Foreigner Detention Centre from January…and more 28.12.2019 Citizen Matters
Thousands of trees to be felled for roads, government goes ahead with the NPR and Foreigner Detention Centre even as protests continue - read more on what else happened in the city over the past week, in our roundup
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