Jan 08, 2020 12:05 PM IST
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.
- Jan 08, 2020 12:02 PM IST
"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.
- Jan 08, 2020 11:28 AM IST
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".
- Jan 06, 2020 04:00 PM IST
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.
- Jan 06, 2020 02:54 PM IST
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.
- Jan 06, 2020 02:35 PM IST
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.
- Jan 06, 2020 02:20 PM IST
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.
- Jan 06, 2020 02:19 PM IST
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).
- Jan 06, 2020 12:22 PM IST
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.
- Jan 06, 2020 09:01 AM IST
Gaikwad was speaking at the Chatra Parishad conference, organised to oppose the CAA, National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR) here.
- Jan 05, 2020 01:45 PM IST
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.
- Jan 05, 2020 11:03 AM IST
Bihar senior BJP leader also said administrative and punitive action would be taken against officials if they refuse to carry out the NPR.
- Jan 05, 2020 08:10 AM IST
Nadda threw the challenge at Rahul Gandhi at a mammoth rally here of booth-level presidents of BJP in Assam.
- Jan 04, 2020 01:15 PM IST
"I will stand with you in this hour of distress," she told one of them.
- Jan 03, 2020 03:45 PM IST
Launching an “awareness programme” in support of the amended citizenship law, Shah accused the Congress and other opposition parties of running a misinformation campaign.
- Jan 03, 2020 03:03 PM IST
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.
- Jan 03, 2020 02:36 PM IST
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.
- Jan 03, 2020 02:34 PM IST
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.
- Jan 03, 2020 01:48 PM IST
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.
- Jan 03, 2020 01:22 PM IST
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."
- Jan 03, 2020 08:22 AM IST
The senior BJP leader was here to take part in his party's campaign to "bust false propaganda" against the controversial act.
- Jan 02, 2020 12:08 PM IST
The state had no role because citizenship comes under the domain of the Central government, he told reporters here.
- Jan 02, 2020 11:56 AM IST
Additional Sessions Judge on Wednesday granted bail to Ekta (32) and Ravi Shekhar (36), a environment activist who runs an NGO named Climate Agenda.
- Jan 02, 2020 08:31 AM IST
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.
- Jan 02, 2020 07:27 AM IST
Ravi Shankar Prasad said it was surprising that those who have come to power by taking oath under the Constitution are making "unconstitutional" statements