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 06, 2020 09:03 AM IST
It is not uncommon for courts at different levels, going right up to the Supreme Court, to observe in quite a few cases that they pay heed to the ‘collective conscience’. Whether such subscription is called for or the accent has to be on purely legal matters is highly debatable.
- Mar 06, 2020 08:14 AM IST
The Centre, should it choose to end the crisis, can agree to the 2010 NPR form and put out a list of NRC documents. That in itself will go a long way towards ending the protests. It will still be seen to be firm on the CAA and can claim that as a victory.
- 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.
- Mar 03, 2020 04:15 PM IST
The interim report by the district administration was prepared on the basis of inputs shared by 18 teams till morning of March 2. These numbers are likely to go up when the final report is submitted.
- Mar 03, 2020 01:30 PM IST
The MEA asserted that the CAA is an internal matter of India and concerns the sovereign right of the Indian Parliament to make laws.
- Mar 03, 2020 01:30 PM IST
Addressing media in Vidhan Bhawan in south Mumbai, where the budget session of the state legislature is underway, Thackeray also declined to comment on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement that he was thinking of quiting social media.
- Mar 03, 2020 11:10 AM IST
The JD(U) leader’s strategy appears to be to retain the Hindu votes by riding piggyback on the BJP and, at the same time, winning over the minorities by passing the resolution against the NRC.
- Mar 02, 2020 08:13 AM IST
Addressing a rally in Kolkata, Shah assured people of the minority community that not a single person will lose citizenship due to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
- Mar 02, 2020 08:10 AM IST
Addressing the convention of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) here, he also ruled out any need to bring a resolution against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Population Register (NPR) in the state Legislative Assembly.
- Mar 01, 2020 04:16 PM IST
Barricades which were put up on the road in view of the protest were removed on February 29 night and traffic resumed, bringing relief to commuters.
- Mar 01, 2020 01:45 PM IST
Security personnel have been holding regular talks with locals to maintain communal harmony.
- Mar 01, 2020 11:41 AM IST
Hundreds of protesters of the Left Front and Congress, holding black flags and anti-CAA posters, demonstrated outside gate number 1 of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport.
- Mar 01, 2020 11:02 AM IST
Imposition of Section 144 came amid possibility of a fringe right-wing group protesting against the ongoing stir at Shaheen Bagh.
- Feb 28, 2020 02:59 PM IST
Other than the Bhima Koregaon case, the more crucial difference in the Maharashtra coalition is over the triple issues of the Citizenship Amendment Act, the National Register of Citizens, and the National Population Register.
- Feb 28, 2020 09:09 AM IST
The British never liked the idea of being shown black flags in India when they were ruling the subcontinent. Their bias against black flags in India was passed on to the new rulers, who lapped up some of these unreasonable rules without giving them a thought.
- Feb 28, 2020 08:43 AM IST
A section of government officials and functionaries cutting across party lines and civil society groups feel that delimitation can be a tool to check the debilitating impact of the rapid demographic change in Assam.
- Feb 28, 2020 08:28 AM IST
Addressing a press conference here after meeting various shareholders post the Union Budget, Sitharaman said investors whom she met in her recent visit to Saudi Arabia expressed willingness to invest more in India.
- Feb 27, 2020 07:54 AM IST
Live updates of developments from north-east Delhi which has seen violence over the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA)
- Feb 26, 2020 01:25 PM IST
On the face of it, the riots could be attributed to the total collapse of proper policing, lack of intelligence on local ferment and even reckless and irresponsible posturing by some politicians.
- Feb 26, 2020 08:55 AM IST
The ongoing violence in Delhi show that despite our history being scattered with riots at a nauseating frequency, we seem to repeat the same mistakes, again and again.
- Feb 26, 2020 08:09 AM IST
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