Jan 19, 2020 06:41 PM IST
The Finance Minister also rejected allegations that the Narendra Modi government was selective in granting citizenship and said Pakistani singer Adnan Sami was among over 3,900 people who had been given citizenship in the last six years.
- Jan 19, 2020 06:18 PM IST
The Congress leader claimed that the BJP is on a sticky wicket in the polls as it has "lost credibility".
- Jan 19, 2020 05:13 PM IST
MLA Wajib Ali, one of six MLAs who defected to ruling Congress from BSP last year, had on Janaury 17 forwarded a letter to the chief minister requesting him to bring a resolution against the CAA.
- Jan 19, 2020 02:01 PM IST
Her comments came weeks after Bangladesh Foreign Minister A K Abdul Momen said that the CAA and the NRC are India's "internal issues", but voiced concern that any "uncertainty" in the country is likely to affect its neighbours.
- Jan 19, 2020 01:11 PM IST
He also said the Congress will play a "significant" role in the polls and exuded confidence that the party could get enough seats to emerge as the "determining factor" in government formation.
- Jan 19, 2020 10:47 AM IST
"...minorities living in the country will get their legitimate rights and NRC will protect their rights taken away by infiltrators from Bangladesh," state BJP spokesperson Pratul Shahdeo said in a statement here.
- Jan 18, 2020 07:35 PM IST
Addressing a public meeting on the CAA as part of BJP's nationwide 'Jan Jagran Abhiyan', he accused the Congress of dividing the country on the basis of religion.
- Jan 18, 2020 06:58 PM IST
He said all political parties fighting against the NPR, the CAA and the proposed nationwide NRC must come together.
- Jan 18, 2020 06:55 PM IST
The senior lawyer-politician explained what states mean when they say "they won't implement it" and how they wish to do that.
- Jan 18, 2020 06:50 PM IST
Goa Director of Education Vandana Rao and Advocate General Devidas Pangam were present at the programme in which students from various schools took part.
- Jan 18, 2020 05:35 PM IST
Addressing the gathering, the students urged people to unite and fight until the Act is revoked.
- Jan 18, 2020 02:50 PM IST
The court was hearing a plea filed by Azad seeking modification of the conditions imposed on him in his bail order.
- Jan 17, 2020 02:21 PM IST
For over a month, thousands of women have led a 24x7 peaceful sit-in at New Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh, seeking revocation of the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act and with a larger aim of protecting constitutional rights
- Jan 17, 2020 10:02 AM IST
The agitations during and after the Emergency were also led by students across campuses but no one was ever slapped with sedition charges nor called anti-nationals. These disagreements remained at the debate and discussion level, and there was no intimidation nor were there physical attacks.
- Jan 16, 2020 03:57 PM IST
The petitions by the governments of Chhattisgarh and Kerala in the Supreme Court against the central government may serve the purpose as a means of political posturing, but the challenge to the competence of Parliament to frame laws does not seem to be destined to achieve any success.
- Jan 16, 2020 02:59 PM IST
Addressing a pro-CAA rally of the saffron party in this north Bihar district, Shah slammed the opposition for misleading minorities about the Act and engineering violence that had erupted in the aftermath.
- Jan 16, 2020 01:30 PM IST
Khan, while speaking to reporters at the airport here, said protocol demanded that he should have been informed first.
- Jan 15, 2020 01:15 PM IST
Speaking to reporters here, Mayawati said, "Centre has not taken anyone into confidence which is very sad. That is why, there is a 'haahaakaar' (outcry) in the country."
- Jan 15, 2020 11:12 AM IST
In a letter to Pompeo on Tuesday, Senator Bob Menendez, a Ranking Member of the powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee, expressed concern over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the potential for the establishment of a nationwide National Register of Citizens (NRC) in India.
- Jan 15, 2020 09:47 AM IST
An important factor that may decide the Delhi election outcome, which the BJP may hate to admit, is the Congress’ performance. The grand old party can spoil the AAP’s plans, and, thereby, help the BJP.
- Jan 15, 2020 09:32 AM IST
They were granted bail either by the police or the court due to lack of evidence or after charges of grievous offences were dropped
- Jan 14, 2020 06:10 PM IST
Some spectators were shocked when they were denied entry for wearing black-coloured apparel.
- Jan 14, 2020 02:05 PM IST
Responding to a question by BuzzFeed on the CAA, Nadella was quoted as saying that what is happening in the country is "sad" and "just bad".
- Jan 14, 2020 01:29 PM IST
The court was hearing a bail application filed by Bhim Army chief Chandrasekhar Azad
- Jan 14, 2020 01:05 PM IST
On Monday night, Tharoor alleged that Kejriwal is trying to have it both ways by making statements deploring the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) but has not taken any tangible action.