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  • CAA an 'unfinished' business of independence, partition: Baijayant Jay Panda Jan 08, 2020 12:05 PM IST

    CAA an 'unfinished' business of independence, partition: Baijayant Jay Panda

    The CAA was the "only scheme" that lived up to Mahatma Gandhi's assurance to minorities in Pakistan in 1947 that they will always have shelter in their "original homeland," if given no proper security there, he said.

  • CAA violates constitutional provisions: Amartya Sen Jan 08, 2020 12:02 PM IST

    CAA violates constitutional provisions: Amartya Sen

    "The CAA law that has been passed in my judgment should be turned down by the Supreme Court on the grounds of it being unconstitutional because you cannot have certain types of fundamental human rights linking citizenship with religious differences," he told reporters at the Infosys Science Foundation's Infosys Prize-2019 here.

  • Centre moves SC seeking transfer of pleas challenging CAA pending in different HCs to top court Jan 08, 2020 11:28 AM IST

    Centre moves SC seeking transfer of pleas challenging CAA pending in different HCs to top court

    The bench also comprising justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant said, "We are of the prima facie view that high courts should hear the petitions challenging CAA and in case there is a conflict then we may look into it".

  • Politics | Nankana Sahib attack and the focus on CAA Jan 06, 2020 04:00 PM IST

    Politics | Nankana Sahib attack and the focus on CAA

    The Prime Minister has criticised the Congress and other opposition parties of spreading falsehood by toeing Pakistan’s line on the CAA being a sinister move against the Muslim community, and being inimical to India’s interests.

  • NRC is mischievous plan to divide India: P Chidambaram Jan 06, 2020 02:54 PM IST

    NRC is mischievous plan to divide India: P Chidambaram

    Addressing a press conference, he also said there is a world of difference between the National Population Register of 2010 and the NPR of 2020.

  • Politics | AASU’s new political party could be bad news for BJP Jan 06, 2020 02:35 PM IST

    Politics | AASU’s new political party could be bad news for BJP

    The AASU has thrown down the gauntlet in Assam which enjoys a special place in the BJP’s success story in the North-East. It has lit a fuse in a region where the national party’s stakes are sky high.

  • Rahul, Priyanka misleading minorities on amended Citizenship Act: Amit Shah Jan 06, 2020 02:20 PM IST

    Rahul, Priyanka misleading minorities on amended Citizenship Act: Amit Shah

    Addressing a gathering at an event here, Shah said Delhi bore the brunt of "riots" for four days during the recent violent protests against the amended Citizenship Act. He added that the AAP government and the Congress were responsible for it.

  • Support protest against CAA, not bandh for the cause: Mamata Banerjee Jan 06, 2020 02:19 PM IST

    Support protest against CAA, not bandh for the cause: Mamata Banerjee

    The Left parties had on December 26 last year announced a nationwide strike on January 8 and a seven-day protest from January 1 against the CAA, National Population Register (NPR) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC).

  • Nationwide NRC in pipeline after CAA, says Bengal BJP booklet Jan 06, 2020 12:22 PM IST

    Nationwide NRC in pipeline after CAA, says Bengal BJP booklet

    The 23-page booklet in English, Hindi and Bengali, published as part of BJP's statewide campaign in favour of the amended Citizenship Act, states that the Centre is intending to implement the National Register of Citizens (NRC) across the country.

  • Maharashtra govt will 'try not to implement' CAA, NRC: Minister Jan 06, 2020 09:01 AM IST

    Maharashtra govt will 'try not to implement' CAA, NRC: Minister

    Gaikwad was speaking at the Chatra Parishad conference, organised to oppose the CAA, National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR) here.

  • Pavan Varma asks Nitish Kumar to reject 'divisive CAA-NPR-NRC' scheme Jan 05, 2020 01:45 PM IST

    Pavan Varma asks Nitish Kumar to reject 'divisive CAA-NPR-NRC' scheme

    In an open letter to Kumar, Varma expressed his surprise at the "unilateral" announcement of Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi, who is from the BJP, that the National Population Register exercise will be carried out in the state between May 15-28 despite Kumar's stand against the National Register of Citizens.

  • NPR update in Bihar to begin on May 15, says Sushil Modi Jan 05, 2020 11:03 AM IST

    NPR update in Bihar to begin on May 15, says Sushil Modi

    Bihar senior BJP leader also said administrative and punitive action would be taken against officials if they refuse to carry out the NPR.

  • Rahul Gandhi has no knowledge of CAA : Nadda Jan 05, 2020 08:10 AM IST

    Rahul Gandhi has no knowledge of CAA : Nadda

    Nadda threw the challenge at Rahul Gandhi at a mammoth rally here of booth-level presidents of BJP in Assam.

  • Anti-CAA protests: Priyanka makes unscheduled visit to Muzaffarnagar Jan 04, 2020 01:15 PM IST

    Anti-CAA protests: Priyanka makes unscheduled visit to Muzaffarnagar

    "I will stand with you in this hour of distress," she told one of them.

  • Govt won't budge on CAA: Amit Shah Jan 03, 2020 03:45 PM IST

    Govt won't budge on CAA: Amit Shah

    Launching an “awareness programme” in support of the amended citizenship law, Shah accused the Congress and other opposition parties of running a misinformation campaign.

  • Piyush Goyal slams Opposition for spreading 'wrong perception' about CAA Jan 03, 2020 03:03 PM IST

    Piyush Goyal slams Opposition for spreading 'wrong perception' about CAA

    The Railway Minister was speaking at IMC Centre at Churchgate in south Mumbai while launching BJP's 10-day-long campaign aimed at mobilising support for the CAA.

  • Top BJP leaders to visit households on January 5 to mobilise support for CAA Jan 03, 2020 02:36 PM IST

    Top BJP leaders to visit households on January 5 to mobilise support for CAA

    While Shah will be in the national capital, party working president J P Nadda will visit a household in Ghaziabad, Rajnath Singh in Lucknow, Nitin Gadkari in Nagpur and Nirmala Sitharaman in Jaipur, on the first day of the campaign, BJP general secretary Anil Jain told reporters.

  • India has 'isolated' itself through CAA: Ex Foreign Secretary Jan 03, 2020 02:34 PM IST

    India has 'isolated' itself through CAA: Ex Foreign Secretary

    Speaking at an event where a number of academicians discussed the adverse implications of the contentious law, which has led to nationwide protests, Menon said the perception of India has changed after the law was passed.

  • India has rich culture, heritage; why compare nation with Pakistan: Mamata Banerjee asks PM Modi Jan 03, 2020 01:48 PM IST

    India has rich culture, heritage; why compare nation with Pakistan: Mamata Banerjee asks PM Modi

    Banerjee, while addressing an anti-citizenship law rally in Siliguri, said it is a shame that even after 70 years of Independence, people have to prove their nationality.

  • Opposition parties do not have enough knowledge of CAA: Ram Madhav Jan 03, 2020 01:22 PM IST

    Opposition parties do not have enough knowledge of CAA: Ram Madhav

    Alleging that the parties opposing the CAA were not aware of the facts of the Act, Madhav said, "they do not even make any attempt to know the facts. So they try to mislead people."

  • CMs have 'constitutional obligation' to enforce CAA: Arjun Ram Meghwal Jan 03, 2020 08:22 AM IST

    CMs have 'constitutional obligation' to enforce CAA: Arjun Ram Meghwal

    The senior BJP leader was here to take part in his party's campaign to "bust false propaganda" against the controversial act.

  • Kerala Assembly resolution against CAA has no legal validity, says Governor Arif Mohammed Khan Jan 02, 2020 12:08 PM IST

    Kerala Assembly resolution against CAA has no legal validity, says Governor Arif Mohammed Khan

    The state had no role because citizenship comes under the domain of the Central government, he told reporters here.

  • CAA protests: UP court grants bail to activist couple, 56 others Jan 02, 2020 11:56 AM IST

    CAA protests: UP court grants bail to activist couple, 56 others

    Additional Sessions Judge on Wednesday granted bail to Ekta (32) and Ravi Shekhar (36), a environment activist who runs an NGO named Climate Agenda.

  • CAA will not affect interests of indigenous Assamese: Sarbananda Sonowal Jan 02, 2020 08:31 AM IST

    CAA will not affect interests of indigenous Assamese: Sarbananda Sonowal

    CAA is a national law now and the rules have been framed taking into consideration the interests of the indigenous Assamese, the chief minister said during an interaction with media persons here on the occasion of the New Year.

  • States' Constitutional duty to implement laws passed by Parliament: Ravi Shankar Prasad Jan 02, 2020 07:27 AM IST

    States' Constitutional duty to implement laws passed by Parliament: Ravi Shankar Prasad

    Ravi Shankar Prasad said it was surprising that those who have come to power by taking oath under the Constitution are making "unconstitutional" statements

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