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Shaheen Bagh protesters upset over ‘traitor’ tag, says former CIC in affidavit

The protesting ladies were expressing peaceful dissent against the CAA since the controversial steps on the Act along with the NRC could sound the “death knell for their survival and existence”, the affidavit stated.
A group of elderly women protesters approach towards police officers to seek permission to meet Home Minister Amit Shah, at Shaheen Bagh, in New Delhi.(Photo by Burhaan Kinu / Hindustan Times)
A group of elderly women protesters approach towards police officers to seek permission to meet Home Minister Amit Shah, at Shaheen Bagh, in New Delhi.(Photo by Burhaan Kinu / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Feb 24, 2020 12:40 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Hurt at being labelled Pakistanis, Shaheen Bagh protesters tell SC

The affidavit listed the concerns and the views of the women who reaffirmed that they are proud citizens of the country and conveyed their anguish at being labeled as anti-national and Pakistanis.
Delhi police remove barricades for open from Shaheen Bagh for onward movement to Kalindi Kunj and Noida on Sunday.(Raj K Raj/ HT Photo)
Delhi police remove barricades for open from Shaheen Bagh for onward movement to Kalindi Kunj and Noida on Sunday.(Raj K Raj/ HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 23, 2020 05:14 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByMurali Krishnan

In affidavit in SC, Shaheen Bagh interlocutor blames police for barricades

Road 13A, which connects Delhi with Noida, has been blocked for the last 68 days by the agitators, led by elderly women, protesting the citizenship act.
Delhi police remove barricades as the road from Jamia to Noida, shut due to Shaheen Bagh protests, reopened briefly, in New Delhi, India, on Saturday, February 22, 2020.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Delhi police remove barricades as the road from Jamia to Noida, shut due to Shaheen Bagh protests, reopened briefly, in New Delhi, India, on Saturday, February 22, 2020.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Feb 23, 2020 02:35 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

‘Like you, others too have rights’: Mediators for Shaheen Bagh tell protesters

The mediators were appointed by the Supreme Court to talk to Shaheen Bagh protesters and convince them to hold their agitation at alternative site.
Senior lawyers Sanjey Hegde and Sadhna Ramachandran speak to Shaheen Bagh protesters in New Delhi on Wednesday.(Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)
Senior lawyers Sanjey Hegde and Sadhna Ramachandran speak to Shaheen Bagh protesters in New Delhi on Wednesday.(Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 19, 2020 06:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Mediators say they will visit Shaheen Bagh after studying SC order

The order came on two petitions: one filed by advocate Amit Sahni and the other by Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nand Kishore Garg. Both highlighted the difficulties faced by commuters on account of the protestors occupying a road in Shaheen Bagh since December 15, 2019.
The three mediators appointed by the Supreme Court will visit Shaheen Bagh after studying the judicial order that mandates them to hold talks with the protestors at the site(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
The three mediators appointed by the Supreme Court will visit Shaheen Bagh after studying the judicial order that mandates them to hold talks with the protestors at the site(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Feb 19, 2020 12:42 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Who are the 3 mediators appointed by Supreme Court to talk to Shaheen Bagh protesters

The continued sit-in by people, especially women, has since continued and gained nationwide attention.
Demonstrators block the road at Shaheen Bagh where protest has been going on against CAA.(ANI Photo)
Demonstrators block the road at Shaheen Bagh where protest has been going on against CAA.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Feb 17, 2020 04:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

‘Jagmohan failed to assess situation, refugee camps precipitated the exodus’, says Wajahat Habibullah

Wajahat Habibullah said the insurgency erupted and Pakistan, which has never been a friend of ours, incited and encouraged the separatist movement.
Wajahat Habibullah talks about the turbulent 1989-90 period and what led to the Pandit exodus.
Wajahat Habibullah talks about the turbulent 1989-90 period and what led to the Pandit exodus.
Published on Jan 17, 2020 02:21 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByNeeraj Chauhan

We cannot be selective about the past in Jammu & Kashmir | Opinion

if we’re going to recall what’s happened to Pandits in 1990, then it’s wrong not to remember what happened to Muslims in Jammu in 1947. Hundreds of thousands were killed or expelled
Kashmiri Pandits protesting for their rights.(HT File Photo (Representational image))
Kashmiri Pandits protesting for their rights.(HT File Photo (Representational image))
Updated on Sep 15, 2019 10:38 AM IST
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Kashmir violence being stoked by talk of revenge, says citizen’s group

The Concerned Citizens Group, including former Union minister Yashwant Sinha and former National Commission for Minorities chairperson Wajahat Habibullah, expressed deep anguish over the escalation in violence and said the solution to the present crisis lies in political dialogue.
Kashmiri villagers run for cover as government forces fire pellets and tear gas at them after they were stopped from taking part in the funeral procession of Kashmiri militant Mussavir Wani in Pulwama, on April 7.(AP file photo)
Kashmiri villagers run for cover as government forces fire pellets and tear gas at them after they were stopped from taking part in the funeral procession of Kashmiri militant Mussavir Wani in Pulwama, on April 7.(AP file photo)
Updated on Apr 10, 2018 06:21 PM IST
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