Students across the country took to street declaring their solidarity with students of Jamia Milia Islamia and protesting against police crackdown. In the protest against the CAA that turned violent, over 100 people, including students, policemen and firefighters were injured. A Banaras Hindu University student termed police action as hooliganism.
Addressing a poll campaign in Jharkhand, the Home Minister Amit Shah said that a sky-high temple for lord Ram would be built in Ayodhya within four months. Responding to Rahul Gandhi’s questioning the BJP for invoking Kashmir issue, Shah said Rahul Gandhi did not know how many youth had shed their blood for protecting the country’s border.
Ranjit Savarkar has urged the Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray to 'thrash' Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in public for 'insulting' his grandfather and Hindutva icon V D Savarkar. He claimed that Rahul Gandhi’s allegation that Savarkar had apologised to the British was baseless. He never swore allegiance to the British, Ranjit added.
Film critic and YouTuber Sucharita Tyagi shared messages of a student from Jamia Milia Islamia University who faced abuses and threats from police during the clash. Student was sitting in the library when police attacked them. Her friend was attacked with vulgar abuses and was told, "go to Pakistan". Some police officials slapped them as they went out.
In the wake of as many as five states denying implementing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, the Ministry of Home Affairs said the states hold no power to deny the Central law. Asserting the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution that deals with the Union List of Citizenship legalisation, MHA said the states should adhere the Centre enacted law.
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla forwarded Bhopal MP and Malegaon blast accused Pragya Thakur’s complaint of breach of privilege against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to the privileges committee of the house yesterday. After Pragya’s reference to Godse last month, Gandhi had called her a terrorist. This is what made her file a privilege motion against him.