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Shaheen Bagh: Neighbourhood in Delhi, India
Shaheen Bagh is a neighbourhood in the South Delhi district of Delhi, India. It is on the U.P border and southernmost colony of the Okhla area, situated along the banks of the Yamuna. Since December 2019, the locality is known for being the site of gathering for the ongoing protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.

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Protesting in public places: Rules in US, UK, Spain, other countries

The Supreme Court has said that it is not acceptable to use public places like Shaheen Bagh for protests, and protests cannot be held indefinitely at such locations.
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Brinda Karat moves HC against trial court order refusing FIR against Anurag Thakur, Pravesh Verma for hate speech

CPM leader Brinda Karat has approached the Delhi high court challenging a trial court order which had dismissed her plea seeking an FIR against Union Minister Anurag Thakur and his BJP colleague and MP..
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Public places can't be indefinitely occupied for protest: SC on Shaheen Bagh

The Supreme Court on Wednesday, while pronouncing its verdict on a batch of petitions against the Shaheen Bagh protests, held that public places and roads cannot be occupied by people indefinitely for..
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No person or group of persons can block public places to express dissent: SC on Shaheen Bagh protests

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that no person or group of persons can block public places or carriageways to demonstrate or express dissent. The SC verdict came on a number of petitions seeking..
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'PM Modi is like my son': says Shaheen Bagh's 'Bilkis Dadi' named in TIME's most influential people

Thousands of people participated in last year's widespread protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in New Delhi's Shaheen Bagh. Three feisty grandmothers also took part in these..
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AAP alleges BJP script behind Shaheen Bagh protests after activists join saffron party

AAP Chief spokesperson Saurabh Bharadwaj on Monday attacked BJP, a day after some key organisers of the Shaheen Bagh protest joined the saffron party. The spokesperson said that the BJP fought the..
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Whole Shaheen Bagh protest scripted by BJP: AAP

The AAP Monday claimed the entire Shaheen Bagh protest was "scripted by the BJP" and its leadership dictated each and every move of the agitators for electoral benefits in Delhi polls, drawing a..
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Several Muslims from Shaheen Bagh join Delhi BJP

Several members of the minority Muslim community from Shaheen Bagh area, that was the centre of the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests, joined the BJP on Sunday in the presence of its Delhi..
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Shaheen Bagh activist Shahzad Ali joins BJP, says wants to prove party not 'enemy' of Muslims

"I have joined the BJP to prove wrong those in our community who think that the BJP is our enemy. We'll sit together with them over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) concerns," the activist said.
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Shaheen Bagh social activist Shahzad Ali joins BJP


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Probe Rohingya link with Jamaat meet, screen them: MHA to states

The home ministry has asked all states and Union territories to screen Rohingya Muslims living in their jurisdictions, for possible Covid-19 infection. This comes amid reports that some Rohingya..
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Fire breaks out at furniture store in Delhi's Shaheen Bagh

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Delhi Police vacates Shaheen Bagh as capital goes under curfew

Section 144 of the CrPC has been imposed in Delhi amid the coronavirus outbreak
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Shaheen Bagh shooter Kapil Baisala granted bail by Delhi court

A Delhi court has granted bail to Shaheen Bagh shooter Kapil Baisala, who was arrested for firing in the air in during an ongoing protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
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Delhi: Heavy deployment of police in Shaheen Bagh, Sec 144 imposed

Delhi Police Joint Commissioner DC Srivastava, however, said that the aforementioned steps were taken as a 'precautionary measure'
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'Environment not conducive': SC declines to examine interlocutors' report on Shaheen Bagh

The court was hearing the pleas that sought removal of protesters from South-east Delhi's Shaheen Bagh where people have been sitting for more than two months against the Citizenship Amendment Act..
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Supreme Court appointed interlocutors file report on Shaheen Bagh protests, next hearing on February 26

The matter would be heard on February 26.
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SC interlocutor Wajahat Habibullah files affidavit, says police 'unnecessarily blocking roads' in Shaheen Bagh

The hearing on the matter is scheduled to be held tomorrow by a two-judge bench.
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After over 2 months, 6km stretch of alternative route opens near Kalindi

An alternative route of Okhla Road that connects Sukhdev Vihar with Kalindi Kunj, which is away from the Shaheen Bagh protest site, was opened by a group of people on Saturday.
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Connecting road near Shaheen Bagh protest site opened, blocked again

Protestors claimed they removed the barricade and "opened" the stretch at around 5 pm near the protest site despite the continuing blockade by the police on the other side.
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Shaheen Bagh dharna a global conspiracy by Muslim countries against India: BJP MLA

BJP's outspoken Bairia MLA Surendra Singh has described the ongoing Anti-CAA protest at Shaheen Bagh in New Delhi as a global conspiracy by Muslim countries to "divide the country". The Shaheen Bagh..
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Shaheen Bagh protest an example of struggle between rights and duties of people: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi


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UP Police opens Noida-Faridabad road closed due to Shaheen Bagh protests, shuts after few minutes

According to reports, the police removed the barricades on the stretch from Noida's Mahamaya flyover to Delhi and Faridabad was opened just for the passage of a bus.
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Interlocutors reach Shaheen Bagh to initiate 2nd round of talks with protestors

The Supreme Court-appointed interlocutors reached Shaheen Bagh on Thursday to initiate the second round of discussion, but they put a condition that media should not be present during the talks with..
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Why Shaheen Bagh fell silent on the day BJP lost big

On the noisy, charged day of the Delhi election result, Shaheen Bagh is quiet. Women sit at the protest site, holding placards, but resolutely silent.
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Roads at Shaheen Bagh, Chand Bagh blocked by protesters: Home ministry

Anti-CAA protests started at Shaheen Bagh on that day. Also, a service road in Chand Bagh, near Bhajanpura, in the Northeast Delhi has been blocked by protesters since January 18, 2020, he said...
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Delhi Assembly Election Results live: BJP ahead in constituency that includes Shaheen Bagh

The counting of votes for the Delhi Assembly elections 2020 is underway. As per early trends, the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has taken a clear lead.
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'Can't block roads for protests': Supreme Court on anti-CAA stir at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh

The Supreme Court on Monday said the anti-CAA protesters at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh cannot block public roads and create inconvenience for others. The SC issued notices to Centre, Delhi govt and the..
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Supreme Court takes cognisance of infant's death during Shaheen Bagh protest

The Supreme Court on Friday took cognisance on its own to "stop involvement of children and infants in demonstrations" following the death of an infant on January 30 at Shaheen Bagh here. The apex..
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Supreme Court defers pleas seeking removal of Shaheen Bagh protesters till Monday

The Supreme Court on Monday deferred the pleas seeking removal of agitators from South East Delhi's Shaheen Bagh.
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SC to hear pleas against protest at Shaheen Bagh on Monday

The Supreme Court said it would hear on February 10 the pleas against protests at Shaheen Bagh as it did not want to "influence" the Delhi assembly elections by hearing the matter on Friday. "We..
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Delhi elections: From Shaheen Bagh to clean drinking water, these key issues will decide the outcome of polls

Delhi will go to polls in less than 24 hours and the country is set to witness a tough fight between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).
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Shaheen Bagh is breeding ground for suicide bombers: Union Minister Giriraj Singh

Shaheen Bagh is no longer just a movement .. here suicide bombers are being incubated. This is a conspiracy against the country in the national capital," Giriraj Singh tweeted.
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If patriotic Indians don't stand up, days of Mughal Raj not far away, says BJP's Tejasvi Surya

BJP MP Tejasvi Surya on Wednesday invoked the reference of Shaheen Bagh protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in the parliament while asserting that the days of 'Mughal Raj' is not far..
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Asaduddin Owaisi: Shaheen Bagh may be turned into Jallianwala Bagh after February 8

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday expressed his suspicion over the government using force to clear the Shaheen Bagh stretch where an agitation has been ongoing since over 50 days against..
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Delhi Police officer who shared Shaheen Bagh shooter's AAP links barred from poll duty

Delhi Police DCP Rajesh Deo told reporters on Tuesday that Kapil Baisala, who had opened fire at Shaheen Bagh on Saturday, was an AAP member.
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Delhi poll body puts all five polling stations in Shaheen Bagh under 'critical' category

There are 516 locations and 3704 booths in 'critical' categoryy, Delhi Chief Electoral Officer Ranbir Singh said.
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'Ready to talk, but...': What Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Shaheen Bagh protest at 'India Ka DNA'

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad reiterated that the Citizenship Amendment Act is not against any Indian and it is not meant to take away the citizenship of anybody.
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BJP, Congress raise Shaheen Bagh firing matter in Rajya Sabha

Rajya Sabha witnessed a brief exchange of words between members of treasury benches and Congress on Wednesday as two members from the ruling BJP raised the issue of alleged involvement of an AAP worker..
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Shaheen Bagh shooter Kapil Gujjar not linked to AAP, reveals family of accused

The Delhi Police had on Tuesday said it has found a link between the Shaheen Bagh shooter and AAP.
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Kejriwal accuses BJP of 'using' Delhi police, calls for strict punishment on Shaheen Bagh shooter if he has AAP links

Delhi Police on Tuesday said it has found a link between the Kapil Baisala, arrested for firing near the anti-CAA protest site in Shaheen Bagh area, and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as the alleged shooter..
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'Shaheen Bagh is a conspiracy by AAP': Union Minister Prakash Javadekar at #IndiaKaDNA Conclave

The #IndiaKaDNA Delhi Election Conclave is set to focus on the Delhi Legislative Assembly Election 2020.
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Shaheen Bagh shooter an AAP worker: Police

Kapil Baisla, who had fired in the air at Saheen Bagh and had been nabbed from the spot by the police, allegedly claimed that he and his father were members of AAP and had enrolled with the party in..
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Political war erupts over Shaheen Bagh shooter's 'AAP link'; family denies Delhi Police claim

A war of words broke out between the BJP and the Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday after the Delhi Police said that the man who fired shots in Shaheen Bagh is a member of the Arvind Kejriwal-led party even as..
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'Sanyog ya prayog?' Priyanka Gandhi jabs PM Modi on job losses

Speaking at a poll rally on Monday, the Prime Minister had said the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act in Shaheen Bagh and other areas in Delhi are not a coincidence but an experiment.
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Unemployment sky high, is this 'sanyog' or PM's 'prayog': Priyanka Gandhi

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the issue of job losses and took a dig at his "sanyog-prayog" remarks on Shaheen Bagh, asking whether the..
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Shaheen Bagh, Jamia are a plot to destroy harmony: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched an attack on continuing anti-CAA agitation at Jamia Millia, Shaheen Bagh and other places, saying they marked an effort to disrupt harmony by protesters..
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#YogiOnZee: Yogi Adityanath hits out at Shaheen Bagh protests, says Kejriwal playing politics over CAA-NRC

The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister also hit out at Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal, saying that he has 'poisoned Yamuna's water'. When asked what the antidote to this..
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Nehru promised citizenship to Pak minorities, Cong protesting CAA to protect vote bank: Amit Shah

BJP leader Amit Shah on Monday claimed former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru had promised citizenship to minorities from Pakistan but the Congress is now protesting the amended citizenship law because..
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Shaheen Bagh agitation: Plea in SC seeks removal of protesters

A plea was filed in the Supreme Court on Monday seeking a direction to the authorities to remove from Shaheen Bagh protesters agitating against CAA since December 15 last year, saying they are causing..
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