The British never liked the idea of being shown black flags in India when they were ruling the subcontinent. Their bias against black flags in India was passed on to the new rulers, who lapped up some of these unreasonable rules without giving them a thought.
A section of government officials and functionaries cutting across party lines and civil society groups feel that delimitation can be a tool to check the debilitating impact of the rapid demographic change in Assam.
Addressing a press conference here after meeting various shareholders post the Union Budget, Sitharaman said investors whom she met in her recent visit to Saudi Arabia expressed willingness to invest more in India.
Live updates of developments from north-east Delhi which has seen violence over the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA)
On the face of it, the riots could be attributed to the total collapse of proper policing, lack of intelligence on local ferment and even reckless and irresponsible posturing by some politicians.
The ongoing violence in Delhi show that despite our history being scattered with riots at a nauseating frequency, we seem to repeat the same mistakes, again and again.
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The death toll has risen to 13 as police struggled to check the rioters who ran amok on streets, burning and looting shops, pelting stones and thrashing people
Live updates of the violence in north-east Delhi over the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA)
Live updates of the tense situation in Delhi after violence over the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA)
Addressing a protest here on Monday night against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), he said, "Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah your police, the Delhi police was hurling stones along with the rioters. We condemn it(violence).. it is a matter of shame that violence occurred."
A head constable was among seven people killed and at least 50 others, including several paramilitary and Delhi Police personnel, were injured as violence spiralled over the amended citizenship law in northeast Delhi on Monday.
Anti-social elements indulged in violent incidents in Delhi, in the name of agitation to oppose the CAA, the minister of state for Home told reporters here.
The area turned it into a battlefield on February 24 with frenzied protesters torching houses, shops, vehicles and a petrol pump, and hurling stones
Police fired tear gas shells and also resorted to mild lathicharge to disperse the protesters. A few policemen also attempted to pacify the groups.
After meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi as part of a scheduled visit on Friday, Thackeray said that no one needs to fear about the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and that the National Population Register (NPR) is not going to throw anyone out of the country.
BJP leader Kapil Mishra had called a gathering near the Maujpur traffic signal in support of the amended citizenship law following which a second group had assembled in the area. Later in the afternoon, a clash erupted between the two groups.
Giriraj Singh's comments came in the wake of the nationwide protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
Police registered a case under the Section 124A (Offence of Sedition) of the Indian Penal Code against Leona.
Delivering a talk on 'The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019: A Historical Imperative beyond Contemporary Politics' at the University of Hyderabad, Swamy cited "disinformation" on the CAA and said he had invited opposition Congress leaders for a public debate on the matter.
The protest call here was given by a collective of Muslim outfits. Agitators carrying placards against CAA, NRC and NPR, besides the Indian flag, converged at Chepauk as part of their original plan to lay seige to the Tamil Nadu Assembly, located inside the state Secretariat, and raised slogans against the amended law.
Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Gurmohina Kaur sent Imam to the custody after the police said that another accused in the case disclosed that he was allegedly provoked by Sharjeel's speeches.
The matter will be heard next on February 24
At a time when there were several issues in the country that needed to be addressed, the Prime Minister was trying to divert the attention of people from various failed economic policies, the AICC secretary told reporters here.
The resolution is expected to be moved towards the end of the special discussion on the Constitution, scheduled for March 2 and 3, the sources said. The move is bound to face stiff resistance from opposition parties -- the Congress and JDS -- in the Assembly.