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  • Naseeruddin Shah, Mira Nair among 300 personalities to issue open statement against CAA Jan 26, 2020 04:32 PM IST

    Naseeruddin Shah, Mira Nair among 300 personalities to issue open statement against CAA

    The amended Citizenship Act and National Register of Citizens (NRC) is a "threat" to the soul of India, the signatories said in a note published on Indian Cultural Forum on January 13.

  • Connecting people's hearts culture of India & Congress: Kamal Nath Jan 26, 2020 01:42 PM IST

    Connecting people's hearts culture of India & Congress: Kamal Nath

    "There is no country in the world like India, which has so much of diversity. We have so many religions, castes, languages and festival. We have unity in diversity, which is the result of the culture of brotherhood. It is because of that, India stands united under one flag," Nath said.

  • Devendra Fadnavis criticises Sharad Pawar for 'knowingly' spreading confusion on citizenship law Jan 26, 2020 12:28 PM IST

    Devendra Fadnavis criticises Sharad Pawar for 'knowingly' spreading confusion on citizenship law

    Speaking at an event on Citizen Amendment Act here, Fadnavis said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has clearly stated that there was no talk of implementing NRC in the government and a wider consultation was going on and after this consultation is over, a decision will be taken.

  • 154 eminent citizens urge President to take action against those indulging in violence in name of anti-CAA protests Jan 24, 2020 01:11 PM IST

    154 eminent citizens urge President to take action against those indulging in violence in name of anti-CAA protests

    Central Administrative Tribunal chairman and former judge Permod Kohli, who led the delegation to the President, claimed that the protests against the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act were "instigated" by some political elements.

  • Centre destroying country's future through CAA & NRC: Medha Patkar Jan 24, 2020 08:47 AM IST

    Centre destroying country's future through CAA & NRC: Medha Patkar

    Speaking at a public meeting organised by People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) in suburban Bandra, she also alleged that the government was trying to divert the people's attention from the core issue through these things.

  • More Shaheen Baghs coming up across country: Nandita Das Jan 23, 2020 02:58 PM IST

    More Shaheen Baghs coming up across country: Nandita Das

    "They (government) are asking those who have been living here for four generations to prove that they are Indians. This is very sad. I think everyone should speak up," she said on the sidelines of the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF).

  • Resolutions against CAA 'political gesture', states hardly have any role: Shashi Tharoor Jan 23, 2020 12:35 PM IST

    Resolutions against CAA 'political gesture', states hardly have any role: Shashi Tharoor

    In an interview to PTI, the lawmaker said that in the implementation of the National Population Register (NPR) and the proposed nationwide NRC, the states will have a vital part as it will be their officials who will conduct the exercise because the Centre doesn't have the required manpower.

  • Delhi Election: CAA & NRC national issues, will have no resonance in polls, says AAP leader Jan 23, 2020 11:22 AM IST

    Delhi Election: CAA & NRC national issues, will have no resonance in polls, says AAP leader

    Thirty-one years old Chadha is fighting his first assembly election. However, it is not the first time he is facing the polls.

  • Raising 'azadi' slogans amounts to sedition, merits action: Yogi Adityanath warns anti-CAA protesters Jan 23, 2020 10:00 AM IST

    Raising 'azadi' slogans amounts to sedition, merits action: Yogi Adityanath warns anti-CAA protesters

    Criticising the protests against CAA, Adityanath said that it is "shameful" that men were sitting in the comfort of their homes and had sent women and children out on the streets to agitate

  • World's most important human rights law: Roopa Ganguly on CAA Jan 23, 2020 09:50 AM IST

    World's most important human rights law: Roopa Ganguly on CAA

    Winding up her two-day Odisha visit, the actor- turned-politician said that the CAA will not take away anyone's citizenship.

  • Nobody can dare touch any Indian Muslim, says Rajnath Singh on apprehensions about CAA-NRC-NPR Jan 23, 2020 08:47 AM IST

    Nobody can dare touch any Indian Muslim, says Rajnath Singh on apprehensions about CAA-NRC-NPR

    Addressing a rally in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Shatabdi Nagar here, the BJP leader said religious minorities in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh were living a "life of misery" and India has fulfilled its "moral duty" by enacting the CAA.

  • 'At any forum and at any place': Mayawati accepts Amit Shah's CAA debate challenge Jan 22, 2020 07:32 PM IST

    'At any forum and at any place': Mayawati accepts Amit Shah's CAA debate challenge

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah has been steadfast in maintaining his stance that the bill is a necessity for progress, and on January 21, challenged opposition leaders to a public debate over the act.

  • Fans of arch rivals East Bengal, Mohun Bagan unite in anti-CAA protests during Kolkata derby Jan 22, 2020 07:02 PM IST

    Fans of arch rivals East Bengal, Mohun Bagan unite in anti-CAA protests during Kolkata derby

    The biggest I-League derby was attended by over 60,000 fans.

  • Politics | Congress’ cacophonic concert continues Jan 22, 2020 04:21 PM IST

    Politics | Congress’ cacophonic concert continues

    India needs a principal opposition party and if the Congress is claiming to be that, the least it can do is speak in one voice.

  • All those who understand soul of country opposing CAA: Akhilesh Yadav Jan 22, 2020 02:33 PM IST

    All those who understand soul of country opposing CAA: Akhilesh Yadav

    "As far as the CAA is concerned, not only the SP but all those who understand the soul of the country are opposing it. I am glad that women have taken a lead in it and that youth in large numbers are protesting," Yadav said.

  • Supreme Court refuses to stay CAA, gives Centre four weeks to file response Jan 22, 2020 11:35 AM IST

    Supreme Court refuses to stay CAA, gives Centre four weeks to file response

    The court said it will not grant any stay on CAA without hearing the Centre on the matter

  • Politics | Xi Jinping’s Myanmar visit and the takeaways for India Jan 22, 2020 11:13 AM IST

    Politics | Xi Jinping’s Myanmar visit and the takeaways for India

    India’s sliding economy will restrain its spending capacity in neighbouring countries, especially in Myanmar where China is extending its footprint.

  • Prashant Kishor to Amit Shah: 'try implementing CAA, NRC in your chronology' Jan 22, 2020 10:45 AM IST

    Prashant Kishor to Amit Shah: 'try implementing CAA, NRC in your chronology'

    Kishor’s comment comes a day after Shah at a rally in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh said that CAA will not be withdrawn, no matter who protests

  • Modi govt spreading falsehood on 'unconstitutional' CAA: Kapil Sibal Jan 22, 2020 09:05 AM IST

    Modi govt spreading falsehood on 'unconstitutional' CAA: Kapil Sibal

    Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal challenged Amit Shah for a debate on the new law, hours after the home minister challenged Rahul Gandhi and other opposition leaders for the same.

  • Explained | CAA protests: Can states actually challenge constitutional validity of central laws? Jan 21, 2020 06:02 PM IST

    Explained | CAA protests: Can states actually challenge constitutional validity of central laws?

    Kerala and Chhattisgarh have challenged constitutional validity of CAA and NIA Act in the Supreme Court, respectively. The two cases have been filed by invoking Article 131 of the Constitution

  • Congress joined govt as Muslims insisted on keeping BJP out: Ashok Chavan Jan 21, 2020 03:10 PM IST

    Congress joined govt as Muslims insisted on keeping BJP out: Ashok Chavan

    The remarks were purportedly made by the PWD Minister while addressing an anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) rally in Nanded in Marathwada region of the state recently.

  • No matter who protests, CAA won’t be withdrawn: Amit Shah Jan 21, 2020 02:43 PM IST

    No matter who protests, CAA won’t be withdrawn: Amit Shah

    Shah said there is no provision in the amended citizenship law for taking anyone's citizenship away

  • Politics | The Dhingra report on 1984 riots and its effect on Delhi elections Jan 20, 2020 10:05 AM IST

    Politics | The Dhingra report on 1984 riots and its effect on Delhi elections

    The BJP’s strategy is likely to be to attack the AAP for joining hands with the Congress on several issues and bring back the taint of anti-Sikh pogrom of 1984 to tarnish the AAP by association.

  • Liberal democracy institutions must defend Constitution: Ex-PM Manmohan Singh Jan 20, 2020 09:00 AM IST

    Liberal democracy institutions must defend Constitution: Ex-PM Manmohan Singh

    Young people have recently reminded the country that freedom is best secured in the custody of enlightened citizens and when it is protected for all, he said.

  • Those opposing CAA ‘mentally affected’, need treatment: UP Dy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya Jan 20, 2020 07:37 AM IST

    Those opposing CAA ‘mentally affected’, need treatment: UP Dy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya

    Interacting with reporters in Vrindavan he stressed that the amended law is not for withdrawing citizenship but for providing citizenship to persecuted minorities from neighbouring countries

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