May 29, 2021 09:08 AM IST
The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) was cleared by Parliament in late 2019. Protests, some of which were violent, had erupted across the country against the new law.
- May 01, 2021 02:03 PM IST
The government has asked farmers to go back from Tikri and Singhu protest sites in Delhi to avoid spread of COVID-19. While the fear of an outbreak worked at Shaheen Bagh a year ago, the farmers appear a far more determined lot.
- Mar 30, 2021 04:08 PM IST
In the last assembly polls, the BJP won eight out of the 15 assembly seats in Barak Valley. In 2019, it secured nearly 50 percent of the total votes in the region.
- Mar 29, 2021 05:20 PM IST
Elections aside, the lurking fear that illegal immigrants will determine the state’s political future continue to the occupy Assamese mindspace
- Mar 26, 2021 05:04 PM IST
In a video message, a day before the first phase of polling on March 27, former prime minister Manmohan Singh urged the people of Assam to vote for the Congress.
- Mar 26, 2021 12:20 PM IST
The feisty Chhattisgarh Chief Minister, who is party observer for the polls, says a `desperate’ BJP has taken three different positions on CAA in Assam, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu respectively; predicts 100-plus for grand coalition
- Mar 22, 2021 05:03 PM IST
Modi's visit to Bangladesh this week is expected to seal diplomatic cracks that appeared in the relationship over the past 2-years due to the debate over the CAA and the NRC exercise. It may also shore up support for the BJP in West Bengal assembly elections.
- Feb 11, 2021 12:48 PM IST
A bench of justices N V Ramana, Surya Kant and Aniruddha Bose dismissed Akhil Gogoi's bail plea, saying, "We will not consider the petition at this stage."
- Feb 03, 2021 06:20 PM IST
India's fall in the Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) Democracy Index 2020 was attributed to the enactment of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the subsequent riots in Delhi and an 'increasing influence of religion' under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tenure.
- Feb 03, 2021 04:04 PM IST
Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), 2019 was notified on December 12, 2019 and it came into force with effect from January 10, 2020.
- Dec 09, 2020 07:21 PM IST
Maintaining that all the residents of the state are citizens of the country and no one can change that, Mamata Banerjee accused the BJP of trying to play divisive politics using the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
- Oct 28, 2020 11:12 AM IST
In an order, a Delhi court said that "vociferous agitation in the guise of Citizenship Amendment Bill", coupled with other activities of violence, would show it was meant to cause or intended to cause disaffection against India.
- Oct 26, 2020 10:32 AM IST
Referring to India's Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC), Khan said that Muslims are being denied their citizenship rights.
- Sep 02, 2020 09:55 AM IST
On September 1, the Allahabad High Court quashed the detention of Dr Kafeel Khan under the NSA and ordered his immediate release.
- Aug 24, 2020 02:44 PM IST
The AASU and the AJYCP have formed a 16-member advisory committee, which is expected to create a detailed roadmap for the proposed political party, with an emphasis on the full implementation of the Assam Accord
- Aug 17, 2020 09:37 AM IST
Dr Khan was arrested in January for delivering the speech at Aligarh Muslim University on December 10, 2019.
- Jul 21, 2020 12:31 PM IST
Akhil Gogoi, who tested positive COVID-19 along with 54 other inmates of Guwahati Central Jail earlier this month, has been shifted to the Guwahati Medical College and Hospital following a massive public outcry.
- Jun 26, 2020 08:00 AM IST
“These measures are inconsistent with the country's long tradition of secularism and with sustaining a multi-ethnic and multi-religious democracy,” according to the policy paper -- ‘Joe Biden's agenda for Muslim American community' posted recently on hos campaign website.
- May 20, 2020 11:15 AM IST
Under-Secretary-General Adama Dieng said although the objective of CAA, to provide protection to minority communities is commendable, it is concerning that this protection is not extended to all groups
- Mar 24, 2020 08:08 AM IST
Shaheen Bagh area has witnessed a sit-in protest against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act and the proposed pan-India National Register of Citizens for around 100 days.
- Mar 17, 2020 02:50 PM IST
The central government, in its 129-page affidavit in response to the pleas challenging the constitutional validity of CAA, termed the legislation legal and asserted that there was no question of it violating constitutional morality.
- Mar 05, 2020 03:15 PM IST
The new citizenship law passed by the Indian Parliament in December 2019 offers citizenship to non-Muslim persecuted religious minorities from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.
- Mar 04, 2020 10:57 AM IST
"The UK government also have concerns about the potential impact of the legislation (CAA),” said Adams, the Minister for Asia who was standing in for UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, who is on a visit to Turkey.
- Mar 04, 2020 10:30 AM IST
BJP spokesperson Keshav Upadhye posted the suspension letters on his Twitter handle today.
- Mar 04, 2020 08:40 AM IST
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has approached the Supreme Court seeking to intervene in the hearing on the Citizenship Amendment Act.