Dec 18, 2019 12:55 PM IST
"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.
- Dec 18, 2019 12:05 PM IST
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.
- Dec 18, 2019 10:41 AM IST
"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.
- Dec 17, 2019 03:25 PM IST
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.
- Dec 17, 2019 01:01 PM IST
The ruling AIADMK's support to the CAA in the Parliament was a betrayal of the Tamils and the nation, he said.
- Dec 17, 2019 12:10 PM IST
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.
- Dec 17, 2019 11:34 AM IST
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.
- Dec 16, 2019 04:02 PM IST
"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.
- Dec 16, 2019 01:35 PM IST
The TMC supremo began the protest march from Red Road in heart of the city, and it is set to culminate at Jorasakho Thakur Bari, the residence of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore in north Kolkata, around 4 km away.
- Dec 16, 2019 01:05 PM IST
The saffron party veteran and former state president of the BJP alleged the hartal was being organised by some "extremist groups" with the support of ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) and the opposition United Democratic Front (UDF).
- Dec 16, 2019 12:33 PM IST
He said the country was facing an "explosive" atmosphere. Speaking at a joint protest meeting organised by the ruling CPI(M)-led LDF and the Opposition Congress headed UDF, Vijayan said, "Our country is facing a severe crisis.
- Dec 16, 2019 11:42 AM IST
"The CAB and NRC are weapons of mass polarisation unleashed by fascists on India. The best defence against these dirty weapons is peaceful, non violent Satyagraha. I stand in solidarity with all those protesting peacefully against the CAB and NRC," he said on Twitter.
- Dec 16, 2019 11:32 AM IST
"The violence against the new Citizenship Amendment Act, first in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh and then in Jamia University and entire Jamia region in which many innocent students and common people were targeted is very unfortunate and the party is with the victims," she said in a tweet.
- Dec 16, 2019 10:35 AM IST
State ministers, LDF leaders, Congress led United Democratic Front (UDF) leaders are among those taking part in the three-hour long protest at the Martyr's column here which began at 10 am. Kerala was the first state to declare that CAA would not be implemented in the southern state.
- Dec 16, 2019 09:38 AM IST
In a statement past Sunday midnight, Adityanath said, "People should not pay any attention to the rumours about Citizenship Amendment Act being spread by some vested interests."
- Dec 16, 2019 09:30 AM IST
In East Midnapore and Murshidabad districts, the agitators blocked thoroughfares since morning, inconveniencing hundreds of commuters, they said.
- Dec 15, 2019 05:55 PM IST
He also said it is expected from the Union government to ensure that Indian Muslims do not face any problem due to the National Register of Citizens (NRC).
- Dec 15, 2019 03:11 PM IST
According to the protestors, the Act is an "assault" on Assam's identity.
- Dec 15, 2019 02:37 PM IST
According to the official, the government has decided to shutdown Internet services in Malda, Murshidabad, Howrah, North 24 Parganas and parts of South 24 Parganas districts to prevent rumour-mongering and circulation of fake news, especially on social media.
- Jan 01, 2019 08:54 AM IST
After raising the BJP's hackles last month by opposing the Citizenship Amendment Bill - which the JD(U) supported in Parliament and triggering a storm two days ago with the contention that the CM's party must contest more seats than its ally, Kishor intensified the political heat with a frontal attack on Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi.
- Jan 01, 2019 08:52 AM IST
The booklet enumerates what the Left party claimed were 10 big lies about the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the National Population Register (NPR).
- Apr 03, 2013 10:32 PM IST
A bill to replace the DGCA by a new aviation regulator with full operational and financial autonomy is likely to be tabled in Parliament in the next part of the Budget Session starting later this month, official sources said today.
- Nov 05, 2012 01:14 PM IST
As scientists and politicians debate the relationship between carbon emissions and storms such as the one that devastated the US east coast last week, some people in the airline industry are more worried about a different kind of problem.
- Nov 17, 2011 05:00 PM IST
A draft bill to set up a powerful Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) for better regulation of the aviation sector is in an advanced stage of getting the official nod, official sources said today.
- Mar 22, 2011 10:21 AM IST
The process of setting up an autonomous Civil Aviation Authority to regulate all aviation safety issues in India is in the final stages with a cabinet note on it likely to be finalised soon.