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  • Economy 'virtually destroyed', CAA brought in to divert attention: Akhilesh Yadav Dec 23, 2019 08:12 AM IST

    Economy 'virtually destroyed', CAA brought in to divert attention: Akhilesh Yadav

    Addressing a press conference here, Yadav said people were made to stand in line to withdraw cash during the demonetisation exercise and now they will have to stand in queue for their rights due to National Register of Citizens (NRC).

  • Tamil Nadu CM appeals to people not to pay heed to false rumours about CAA Dec 23, 2019 08:11 AM IST

    Tamil Nadu CM appeals to people not to pay heed to false rumours about CAA

    In a statement, Palaniswami said no one should spread rumours that would create panic among public and affect the tranquillity in the state known for 'heaven of peace'.

  • PM Modi's speech in Delhi full of untruths and misleading statements: Sitaram Yechury Dec 23, 2019 08:09 AM IST

    PM Modi's speech in Delhi full of untruths and misleading statements: Sitaram Yechury

    Modi, during his speech at the Ramlila Maidan, tried to alley fears of the Muslim community over the law as protests against it have claimed more than 20 lives nationwide.

  • OIC expresses concern over CAA; says 'closely' following developments Dec 23, 2019 08:09 AM IST

    OIC expresses concern over CAA; says 'closely' following developments

    The OIC is a 57-member grouping of Muslim majority nations, including Pakistan. The body has usually been supportive of Pakistan and often sided with Islamabad in its disputes with India.

  • We will convince parties on NRC when it's ready, says BJP Dec 23, 2019 08:08 AM IST

    We will convince parties on NRC when it's ready, says BJP

    Speaking at an interactive session here on Citizenship Amendment Act, the BJP Rajya Sabha member said the BJD and JD (U) have some apprehensions on the National Register of Citizens but both the parties supported the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

  • Opposition trying to create instability in country over CAA: Indresh Kumar Dec 23, 2019 08:08 AM IST

    Opposition trying to create instability in country over CAA: Indresh Kumar

    "Those who are opposing today did not let the country move ahead when they were in power. Now they are opposing the Act..The opposition parties are trying to create instability but this is a testing time for the county," Kumar said.

  • Anti-CAA protests: BJP questions Rahul's 'silence' on vandalism Dec 22, 2019 06:29 PM IST

    Anti-CAA protests: BJP questions Rahul's 'silence' on vandalism

    Nadda also questionned Rahul Gandhi's "limited intellect and knowledge" about the new citizenship law and dared him to speak "even ten lines" on its provisions.

  • People living in unauthorised colonies cheated again: Kejriwal Dec 22, 2019 06:11 PM IST

    People living in unauthorised colonies cheated again: Kejriwal

    Kejriwal made the allegation quoting media reports, which said the BJP would register properties of only a few families in unauthorised colonies.

  • Congress misleading Muslim community on CAA: Union Minister Joshi Dec 22, 2019 05:47 PM IST

    Congress misleading Muslim community on CAA: Union Minister Joshi

    The Citizenship Amendment Act was all about giving citizenship to six religious minorities of the three Islamic Republics of Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan and not take away the citizenship of anybody in India, he told a press conference here.

  • 'My name is Khan & I am an Indian': Placard at protest in central Delhi Dec 22, 2019 05:39 PM IST

    'My name is Khan & I am an Indian': Placard at protest in central Delhi

    Several AIIMS doctors wearing stethoscope around their neck also assembled at the site where the protesters sang patriotic songs and recited poems.

  • Nearly 3 lakh carry out peaceful march against CAA, NRC in Jaipur Dec 22, 2019 05:15 PM IST

    Nearly 3 lakh carry out peaceful march against CAA, NRC in Jaipur

    Members of different political parties including CPI, CPI(M), AAP, SP, RLD and JD(S), a large number of people from the minority communities and civil society, as well as intellectuals and youths participated in the 'silent march'.

  • PM Modi misleading country in my name: Gehlot Dec 22, 2019 05:03 PM IST

    PM Modi misleading country in my name: Gehlot

    Modi took Gehlot's name at a rally at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan on Sunday, while targeting the Congress over the amended Citizenship Act.

  • Reports of cops entering hospitals during anti-CAA stir disturbing, declare them safe zones: IMA Dec 22, 2019 04:29 PM IST

    Reports of cops entering hospitals during anti-CAA stir disturbing, declare them safe zones: IMA

    The doctors' body said hospitals are sacrosanct and are exempted from violence even in a war zone.

  • BJP, Congress trade charges over Citizenship Amendment Act Dec 22, 2019 02:23 PM IST

    BJP, Congress trade charges over Citizenship Amendment Act

    "The Congress party is against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC). BJP is attacking the fundamental values of this country and they are trying to destroy it, Reddy said at a protest here against the CAA.

  • CAA not against Muslim community of India: Gadkari Dec 22, 2019 02:19 PM IST

    CAA not against Muslim community of India: Gadkari

    He said by bringing the new law, the NDA government was not doing any injustice to Muslims in the country.

  • Rohingyas wary of future after CAA, don't want to return to Myanmar Dec 22, 2019 01:37 PM IST

    Rohingyas wary of future after CAA, don't want to return to Myanmar

    "The situation for us is worse than that for anyone else who would not be given Indian citizenship. We will be sent back to a country that we fled to escape violence and returning there would be nothing less than a death warrant for us," said a Rohingya told PTI at a refugee camp in south Delhi.

  • Anti-CAA protest: People march in S Delhi in support of Jamia students, those facing police action Dec 22, 2019 12:39 PM IST

    Anti-CAA protest: People march in S Delhi in support of Jamia students, those facing police action

    Holding placards, people shouted 'Inquilab Zindabad' and demanded scrapping of the contentious law during the march in Alaknanda area. A group of Jamia students also participated in the protest.

  • CAA, NRC India's internal issues, but 'worrisome' that uncertainty could affect neighbours: B'desh Dec 22, 2019 12:33 PM IST

    CAA, NRC India's internal issues, but 'worrisome' that uncertainty could affect neighbours: B'desh

    Amid raging protests over the controversial citizenship law across India, Momen hoped that the situation "cools down" and the neighbouring country "can get out of it".

  • Gehlot to hold 'silent and peaceful' march in Jaipur; mobile internet services snapped Dec 22, 2019 12:29 PM IST

    Gehlot to hold 'silent and peaceful' march in Jaipur; mobile internet services snapped

    Mobile internet services have been suspended in Jaipur till 8 pm as a precautionary measure.

  • CAA stir: Situation peaceful in Bengal; BJP, Jamait ulema-e-Hind to take out rallies in city Dec 22, 2019 10:43 AM IST

    CAA stir: Situation peaceful in Bengal; BJP, Jamait ulema-e-Hind to take out rallies in city

    According to sources, police administration has increased vigil and beefed-up arrangements in trouble-torn areas to maintain law and order.

  • Opinion | Citizenship Amendment Act and National Register of Citizens: The evils that aren't Dec 21, 2019 11:54 AM IST

    Opinion | Citizenship Amendment Act and National Register of Citizens: The evils that aren't

    Rather than rejecting the CAA-NRC combination as ‘anti-Muslim’, the concern of informed citizens should have been that the CAA-NRC combination is ‘pro-efficiency’ ensuring safeguards, due process and inbuilt checks to avoid panic and glaring errors

  • 'Unconstitutional' CAA will not be implemented in Congress ruled states: Venugopal Dec 20, 2019 03:05 PM IST

    'Unconstitutional' CAA will not be implemented in Congress ruled states: Venugopal

    "This is an unconstitutional law. The states cannot be forced to implement an unconstitutional legislation."

  • Mamata Banerjee must apologise for suggesting referendum on CAA: Prakash Javadekar Dec 20, 2019 02:35 PM IST

    Mamata Banerjee must apologise for suggesting referendum on CAA: Prakash Javadekar

    "It is shocking that Mamata Banerjee is talking about referendum. Who is the UN body to monitor the referendum? This is an insult to the 130 crore people of the country and their mandate. Mamata should apologise," Javadekar told reporters.

  • Don't come on streets; express oppn to CAA through posts, memorandums: BSP chief to party leaders Dec 20, 2019 02:30 PM IST

    Don't come on streets; express oppn to CAA through posts, memorandums: BSP chief to party leaders

    "I request my partymen that in view of the emergency-like oppression do not to come on the streets. Instead, they should express their opposition to the said act through posts and mail and by handing over memorandum to DMs, CMs and governors," she said.

  • Briefly discussed Kashmir with Mike Pompeo, US lawmakers seek info on CAA: Jaishankar Dec 20, 2019 01:05 PM IST

    Briefly discussed Kashmir with Mike Pompeo, US lawmakers seek info on CAA: Jaishankar

    Jaishankar held bilateral talks with Pompeo at the State Department on Wednesday, following which they were joined by the Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and US Defense Secretary Mark Esper for the second 2+2 dialogue.

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