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News Dabba 12 September: Five stories across the web for a balanced news diet

Here are the daily updates that the internet is talking about through various news websites.

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Anushka Vani brings you the daily updates that the internet is talking about through various news websites. Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from the Sweden Democrat Party becoming the second biggest party in the country, updates in the Gyanvapi case verdict, to Ukraine accusing Russian of attacks on the power grid.


News Click’s report on 10 reasons why the citizen amendment act, 2019 is unconstitutional


According to the report by News Click, the Citizen Amendment Act, 2019 (CAA) is contrary to the binding obligations of the Union Government under the Assam Accord, which carries the sanctity of an agreement. The CAA is an amendment to the Citizen Act, of 1955 and was enacted on December 12, 2019. This act states that any person belonging to Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christian communities from Afghanistan, Bangladesh or Pakistan who entered India on or before the 31st of December 2014 is eligible to apply for Indian citizenship by registration or by naturalisation. The report has also shared points explaining the grounds of the unconstitutionality of the Act, which includes religion-specific classification and country-specific classification. Read the full report on News Click.


The Guardian reported that the Sweden Democrats becomes the second biggest party after vote

The far-right Sweden Democrats Party bacame the second biggest party in the country, reports the Guardian. This was a big win for the party with an increasing share of votes by two-three percentage points. According to the report, with 95 percent of the votes counted, the right-wing bloc had 49.7 percent of the votes which would give it a majority of one seat in parliament over the incumbent left-wing bloc. Read the full report on The Guardian.



TOI’s Live feed about the Gyanvapi Masjid Case: Varanasi court upholds maintainability of Hindu side’s petition

Times of India shared live updates from Varanasi court regarding the hearing on the Gyanvapi case. The court rejected the Muslim side’s petition and accepted the Hindus’ plea that suggests that the worship remains maintainable. The next hearing of the case will be on September 22. Anjuman Intejamia Masajid-mosque management committee- lawyer Merakuddin Siddaqui said that they will go to High Court against this order of the district judge. Read the full report on ToI.


Ukraine accuses Russia of attacking power grid after losing ground in Kharkiv, Wion

Wion reports that the region of Kharkiv has emerged as the latest conflict zone in the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine. It is said that after Ukraine gained some ground with the help of its resistance forces, Russia retaliated with a set of coordinated attacks on various infrastructural facilities in the Eastern region of Ukraine. Read the full report on Wion


The Wire writes that Tamil-based activist who opposed illegal quarries murdered


R. Jaganathan, a Tamil-based activist demanding illegally run stone quarries in the state to be closed, was run over by a truck allegedly belonging to a quarry on September 10, reports The Wire. The report also mentions that the truck that knocked Jaganathan belonged to the Annai stone quarry, which the activist was reportedly trying to get closed down. It is also said that once he was knocked off his two-wheeler, some people emerged from the truck and made sure that he was dead, after which they called an ambulance to the spot. In addition to this, the report has also mentioned that two of the three individuals who are arrested under the murder charges had already been accused in a 2019 case where the activist was assaulted with deadly weapons. Read the full report on The Wire.