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  • Mamata Banerjee's referendum remark over citizenship law an insult to Indian Parliament: Smriti Irani Dec 20, 2019 12:59 PM IST

    Mamata Banerjee's referendum remark over citizenship law an insult to Indian Parliament: Smriti Irani

    "The comment (made by Banerjee) is an insult to Indian Parliament," Irani told reporters when asked to react on the chief minister's remark over the citizenship law.

  • Congress corporator among 49 held in Gujarat for 'attack' on cops during anti-CAA protest Dec 20, 2019 12:58 PM IST

    Congress corporator among 49 held in Gujarat for 'attack' on cops during anti-CAA protest

    The protest in Shah-e-Alam area of the city on Thursday turned violent forcing the police to lob teargas shells to disperse around 5,000 protestors.

  • No one from Bangladesh will get to enter Assam by means of amended Citizenship Act: Sarbananda Sonowal Dec 20, 2019 11:40 AM IST

    No one from Bangladesh will get to enter Assam by means of amended Citizenship Act: Sarbananda Sonowal

    Allaying fears of the state's indigenous population, who are wary that the law would threaten their identity, Sonowal said "not a single person of Bangladesh will get to enter Assam through CAA".

  • Anti-CAA stir: Mobile internet, SMS remain shut in parts of UP, including Lucknow Dec 20, 2019 11:36 AM IST

    Anti-CAA stir: Mobile internet, SMS remain shut in parts of UP, including Lucknow

    Additional Chief Secretary Awanish Kumar Awasthi had Thursday night issued an order to suspend the services till Saturday noon.

  • Policy | More than CAA, focus must be on economy and unemployment Dec 19, 2019 04:14 PM IST

    Policy | More than CAA, focus must be on economy and unemployment

    The real threat for India may not be from stepped up flow of refugees from across the borders, but from the spiking levels of youth unemployment.

  • Citizenship law will be implemented, so will be NRC: J P Nadda after meeting refugees from Afghanistan Dec 19, 2019 03:25 PM IST

    Citizenship law will be implemented, so will be NRC: J P Nadda after meeting refugees from Afghanistan

    Nadda made these remarks here after meeting Sikh refugees from Afghanistan, who under the amended act will become Indian citizens, and also slammed the opposition for protesting against the new legislation.

  • Don't fall prey to misleading anti-CAA campaigns: Goa CM Pramod Sawant Dec 19, 2019 02:55 PM IST

    Don't fall prey to misleading anti-CAA campaigns: Goa CM Pramod Sawant

    He also claimed that people belonging to any religion living in the state should not be worried about the new citizenship law as it would not affect them in any way.

  • Shiv Sena not participating in Mumbai anti-CAA protest Dec 19, 2019 02:55 PM IST

    Shiv Sena not participating in Mumbai anti-CAA protest

    When Mumbai Congress president Eknath Gaikwad was asked why the Shiv Sena was not part of the front, called 'Hum Bharat Ke Log', he said the protest was organised by NGOs and not his party.

  • Where would Hindu immigrants be settled? Uddhav Thackeray asks BJP on CAA Dec 19, 2019 01:28 PM IST

    Where would Hindu immigrants be settled? Uddhav Thackeray asks BJP on CAA

    He also accused the BJP-led central government of being biased towards Karnataka on the border dispute with Maharashtra over Belgaum.

  • AAP MLA announces Rs 5 lakh, job to Jamia student injured in eye during anti-CAA stir Dec 19, 2019 12:25 PM IST

    AAP MLA announces Rs 5 lakh, job to Jamia student injured in eye during anti-CAA stir

    The Okhla MLA, who is also the chairman of the Delhi Waqf Board, said he will meet Minhajuddin, an LLM student of Jamia, to provide him the financial help and appointment papers on Thursday.

  • Violence against peaceful protesters wrong in thriving democracy, says Priyanka Chopra Dec 19, 2019 11:56 AM IST

    Violence against peaceful protesters wrong in thriving democracy, says Priyanka Chopra

    The 37-year-old actor is the latest Bollywood star to react to the violence against the students for protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) on Sunday evening.

  • CAA: Yediyurappa calls for peace, allays fears of Muslims Dec 19, 2019 11:45 AM IST

    CAA: Yediyurappa calls for peace, allays fears of Muslims

    The Chief Minister on Wednesday had declared that his government will "hundred per cent" implement the Citizenship Amendment Act in Karnataka.

  • Sourav Ganguly faces backlash over tweet that daughter Sana, 18, 'too young' for politics' Dec 19, 2019 11:11 AM IST

    Sourav Ganguly faces backlash over tweet that daughter Sana, 18, 'too young' for politics'

    The BCCI president has claimed that Sana's Anti-CAA post is 'not true'

  • Anti-CAA protest: Prohibitory orders imposed near Red Fort Dec 19, 2019 10:45 AM IST

    Anti-CAA protest: Prohibitory orders imposed near Red Fort

    Police has already denied the permission for the protest near the Red Fort citing law and order issues, but the protestors said they will go ahead with the march.

  • Anti-CAA protest: Gates of seven Delhi metro stations closed Dec 19, 2019 10:05 AM IST

    Anti-CAA protest: Gates of seven Delhi metro stations closed

    "Entry & exit gates of Lal Quila, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk and Vishwavidyalaya are closed. Trains will not be halting at these stations," the DMRC tweeted.

  • Citizenship stir India's internal matter: Chinese consul general Dec 19, 2019 08:17 AM IST

    Citizenship stir India's internal matter: Chinese consul general

    "It's an internal matter of India. We have nothing to say on it. It's your country and you have to resolve your own issues," Liyou told reporters at the sidelines of a programme here.

  • Do not support NRC, amended citizenship law not for Indians, says Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik Dec 18, 2019 12:55 PM IST

    Do not support NRC, amended citizenship law not for Indians, says Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

    "The amended Citizenship Act has nothing to do with Indians. It deals only with foreigners. The BJD MPs both in the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha have made it clear that we do not support the NRC," Patnaik told reporters before leaving for the national capital.

  • CAA 'unconstitutional', shouldn't be enforced in Maharashtra: Ashok Chavan Dec 18, 2019 12:05 PM IST

    CAA 'unconstitutional', shouldn't be enforced in Maharashtra: Ashok Chavan

    Large parts of the country, especially West Bengal and the north-east, saw widespread protests after the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) was enacted last week.

  • What is the meaning of such challenges: Chidambaram hits back at PM Modi on citizenship issue Dec 18, 2019 10:41 AM IST

    What is the meaning of such challenges: Chidambaram hits back at PM Modi on citizenship issue

    "Why should we give citizenship to people who are already citizens of Pakistan? What is the meaning of such challenges to the Opposition," he asked.

  • Minorities need not fear CAA; some parties indulging in vote bank politics: Nitin Gadkari Dec 17, 2019 03:25 PM IST

    Minorities need not fear CAA; some parties indulging in vote bank politics: Nitin Gadkari

    Road Transport, Highways and MSME Minister Gadkari speaking at 'Agenda Aaj Tak 2019' said "deliberate" attempts are being made by such forces to create "misunderstanding" of the law.

  • Kamal Haasan hits out at CAA, says MNM opposed to NRC too Dec 17, 2019 01:01 PM IST

    Kamal Haasan hits out at CAA, says MNM opposed to NRC too

    The ruling AIADMK's support to the CAA in the Parliament was a betrayal of the Tamils and the nation, he said.

  • Stalin dubs CAA autocratic, says it 'tramples' rights of Muslims Dec 17, 2019 12:10 PM IST

    Stalin dubs CAA autocratic, says it 'tramples' rights of Muslims

    Stalin, the leader of opposition in the Assembly, addressing a protest here against the CAA asked if Prime Minister Narendra Modi has fulfilled his electoral promises like doubling farmers income and two crore jobs per year adding he has not delivered on such assurances.

  • SC agrees to consider plea for probe into violence during protests against Citizenship Amendment Act Dec 17, 2019 11:34 AM IST

    SC agrees to consider plea for probe into violence during protests against Citizenship Amendment Act

    The bench told advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, the petitioner in the case, that it cannot assume the jurisdiction for anything happening all over the country as the situation and facts may be different.

  • Politics | BJP on the back foot in Maharashtra Dec 17, 2019 11:13 AM IST

    Politics | BJP on the back foot in Maharashtra

    In just over a month the BJP has gone from being the strongest party in Maharashtra to becoming the most vulnerable and as electorally weak as the others.

  • Atmosphere in country bad: Priyanka Gandhi Dec 16, 2019 04:02 PM IST

    Atmosphere in country bad: Priyanka Gandhi

    "The country's atmosphere is bad. Police is entering university to beat up (students). The government has tinkered with the Constitution. We will fight for the Constitution," she said.

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