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  • CAA is not against any Indian citizen: MoS Home Dec 30, 2019 03:29 PM IST

    CAA is not against any Indian citizen: MoS Home

    Why did not the Congress protest in 2015 when the CAA was passed in the Lok Sabha, he asked. Any BJP worker would be ready for a debate with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on the issue, he said.

  • All states have to implement CAA, says Union Minister Dec 30, 2019 02:39 PM IST

    All states have to implement CAA, says Union Minister

    "Under the Constitution, they (states) have to implement it (CAA)", Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal told a press conference convened here to convey the views of the Centre as well as the BJP on the CAA.

  • With CAA, NRC dominating 2019, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi says constitutional rights of Muslims safe Dec 30, 2019 01:12 PM IST

    With CAA, NRC dominating 2019, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi says constitutional rights of Muslims safe

    Naqvi's assurance to Muslims comes at a time when the focus is on them due to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the National Population Register (NPR) and the proposed National Register for Citizens (NRC) which the Opposition and several people have alleged are discriminatory against the community.

  • Oppn creating illusion about CAA for vote bank politics: Pramod Sawant Dec 30, 2019 01:10 PM IST

    Oppn creating illusion about CAA for vote bank politics: Pramod Sawant

    Sawant said Indian citizens belonging to any religion need not worry either about the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) or the National Register of Citizens (NRC).

  • Anti-CAA protests: UP man saves policeman from violent mob Dec 27, 2019 06:18 PM IST

    Anti-CAA protests: UP man saves policeman from violent mob

    Qadir recalled he was offering namaaz (prayers) when he learned that one policeman was being accosted and assaulted by the mob.

  • J P Nadda takes out BJP rally in Kolkata in support of CAA Dec 23, 2019 02:29 PM IST

    J P Nadda takes out BJP rally in Kolkata in support of CAA

    Nadda was accompanied by senior BJP leaders, including West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh and national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya.

  • PM Modi like 'God' for migrants: Shivraj Singh Chouhan on citizenship law Dec 23, 2019 01:49 PM IST

    PM Modi like 'God' for migrants: Shivraj Singh Chouhan on citizenship law

    “Modi has come as God for migrants whose lives were not safe, who lived in an environment of instability and who used to say that they will die but will not return to Pakistan. They have got a new lease of life,” the former Madhya Pradesh chief minister said at a press conference here.

  • BJP trying to fool country on NRC issue: Congress Dec 23, 2019 12:48 PM IST

    BJP trying to fool country on NRC issue: Congress

    The BJP in its Jharkhand assembly election manifesto has claimed it will implement the NRC and Union Home Minister Amit Shah has said it will be implemented across the country, but the prime minister is now claiming just the opposite, the Congress said.

  • DMK, allies take out rally against CAA in Chennai Dec 23, 2019 12:48 PM IST

    DMK, allies take out rally against CAA in Chennai

    DMK president M K Stalin alongwith leaders of allies, including senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, MDMK chief Vaiko and state unit leaders of the Left parties were marching from downtown Egmore towards the Rajarathinam Stadium, a distance of about two km.

  • Sanjay Raut quotes Martin Luther King to hit out at BJP over CAA Dec 23, 2019 12:06 PM IST

    Sanjay Raut quotes Martin Luther King to hit out at BJP over CAA

    If politics creates religious issues, then one should know the country is being run by wrong people, Raut said while attributing the comment to the legendary civil rights leader.

  • Indian-Americans protest against CAA, NRC in front of Mahatma Gandhi statue in Washington Dec 23, 2019 09:05 AM IST

    Indian-Americans protest against CAA, NRC in front of Mahatma Gandhi statue in Washington

    According to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), members of Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian communities who have come from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan till December 31, 2014 following religious persecution there will get Indian citizenship.

  • 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.

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