Top news of the day: Shaheen Bagh protesters told to wait for permission to meet Amit Shah, Arvind Kejriwal says he has forgiven his opponents, and more

Women wave tricolours during their ongoing protest against CAA and NRC at Shaheen Bagh in New Delhi on February 16, 2020.

Women wave tricolours during their ongoing protest against CAA and NRC at Shaheen Bagh in New Delhi on February 16, 2020.   | Photo Credit: PTI

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Shaheen Bagh protesters to march to Amit Shah’s residence after getting permission

Shaheen Bagh protesters will march to the residence of Home Minister Amit Shah for a dialogue over the new citizenship law after getting due permission from authorities, the organisers said as security was enhanced in the area due to the planned rally. | Shaheen Bagh protest an attempt to impose views on others, says Kerala Governor

We stand by decisions on Article 370, CAA: Modi in Varanasi

“Be it the decision on Article 370 or the Citizenship Amendment Act, it was necessary in the interest of the country. Despite pressure, we stand by our decision and will remain so,” he said.

Arvind Kejriwal says he wants to work in coordination with the Centre

After taking over as Delhi’s Chief Minister for the third term, he says he has “forgiven” his opponents for the remarks that they had made about him during the election campaign. | As it happened: Arvind Kejriwal sworn in as Delhi CM for the third time

Violence in Jamia Millia Islamia library: Authorities say they did not release footage

The video, purportedly of the CCTV footage from inside the Jamia Millia Islamia’s library showing security personnel beating up students, has been shared thousands of times on Twitter. | Jamia video: Priyanka Gandhi says govt’s intentions would be exposed if no action taken

406 Indians evacuated from Wuhan test negative for symptoms of COVID-19

The quarantined persons are given guidelines to follow after leaving the centre. | Will provide all possible help to Indians on cruise ship to return home, says Indian Embassy | Death toll in China exceeds 1,600 | Hong Kong protesters rally against planned virus quarantine centres | All about the China coronavirus COVID-19

Three Kashmiri students, arrested in Karnataka for ‘pro-Pakistan’ slogans in video, released

The engineering students, arrested on sedition charges in Hubballi, were released after the execution of a bond under Section 169 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPc), police said.

Seven arrested for beating Dalit youth to death in Tamil Nadu

The 22-year-old was beaten to death near Periyathatchur in Villupuram District.

National Conference decides to participate in J&K panchayat polls

The NC wants “roadblocks” placed in its way to be removed so that it can campaign freely.

Withdraw NSA charges against Dr. Kafeel Khan: AMU’s resident doctors

The Gorakhpur doctor was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force from Mumbai on January 29 in connection with a speech he had delivered.

U.S. Presidential election 2020 | Joe Biden takes on Bernie Sanders’ gun votes in fiery speech

The former Vice-President devoted the majority of his February 15 night speech to deliver a fiery charge against the National Rifle Association and gun manufacturers.

About 92% of large taxpayers filed annual returns for 2017-18: GSTN

This is the first time businesses registered under the GST have to file an annual return, GSTR-9, and a reconciliation statement, GSTR-9C, after the tax was launched 2017.

Indian Premier League 2020 | Mumbai Indians to face Chennai Super Kings in opener on March 29

The Indian Premier League will release the schedule for the knockouts later, but the final is scheduled for May 24. | Full schedule, time and venues

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