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The year that was: What made news other than coronavirus in 2020

The year that started with nationwide protests against CAA and NRC has ended with ongoing protests against Farm Laws

Hathras case | Citizenship Act | migrant crisis

Shreya Raman & Gulal Salil | IndiaSpend 

Migrants wait in queues before boarding a bus to the railway station, during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Surat
Migrants wait in queues before boarding a bus to the railway station, during the ongoing nationwide Covid-19 lockdown.

From protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the Register of Citizens (NRC) to the lockdown and the ongoing protests against three farm laws, 2020 has been eventful even without reference to COVID-19. While these issues dominated the discourse on news outlets and social media platforms, many were overshadowed by the pandemic and its urgency.



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First Published: Sat, January 02 2021. 08:42 IST