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  • Do not support NRC, amended citizenship law not for Indians, says Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik Dec 18, 2019 12:55 PM IST

    Do not support NRC, amended citizenship law not for Indians, says Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

    "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.

  • CAA 'unconstitutional', shouldn't be enforced in Maharashtra: Ashok Chavan Dec 18, 2019 12:05 PM IST

    CAA 'unconstitutional', shouldn't be enforced in Maharashtra: Ashok Chavan

    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.

  • What is the meaning of such challenges: Chidambaram hits back at PM Modi on citizenship issue Dec 18, 2019 10:41 AM IST

    What is the meaning of such challenges: Chidambaram hits back at PM Modi on citizenship issue

    "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.

  • Minorities need not fear CAA; some parties indulging in vote bank politics: Nitin Gadkari Dec 17, 2019 03:25 PM IST

    Minorities need not fear CAA; some parties indulging in vote bank politics: Nitin Gadkari

    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.

  • Kamal Haasan hits out at CAA, says MNM opposed to NRC too Dec 17, 2019 01:01 PM IST

    Kamal Haasan hits out at CAA, says MNM opposed to NRC too

    The ruling AIADMK's support to the CAA in the Parliament was a betrayal of the Tamils and the nation, he said.

  • Stalin dubs CAA autocratic, says it 'tramples' rights of Muslims Dec 17, 2019 12:10 PM IST

    Stalin dubs CAA autocratic, says it 'tramples' rights of Muslims

    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.

  • SC agrees to consider plea for probe into violence during protests against Citizenship Amendment Act Dec 17, 2019 11:34 AM IST

    SC agrees to consider plea for probe into violence during protests against Citizenship Amendment Act

    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.

  • Atmosphere in country bad: Priyanka Gandhi Dec 16, 2019 04:02 PM IST

    Atmosphere in country bad: Priyanka Gandhi

    "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.

  • Mamata Banerjee leads mega protest rally, vows not to allow NRC, citizenship law in West Bengal Dec 16, 2019 01:35 PM IST

    Mamata Banerjee leads mega protest rally, vows not to allow NRC, citizenship law in West Bengal

    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.

  • BJP flays hartal against CAA in Kerala on December 17 Dec 16, 2019 01:05 PM IST

    BJP flays hartal against CAA in Kerala on December 17

    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).

  • Country facing 'explosive' atmosphere: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan Dec 16, 2019 12:33 PM IST

    Country facing 'explosive' atmosphere: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

    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.

  • Citizenship Act, NRC weapons of mass polarisation: Rahul Gandhi Dec 16, 2019 11:42 AM IST

    Citizenship Act, NRC weapons of mass polarisation: Rahul Gandhi

    "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.

  • Mayawati says violence in Jamia, AMU unfortunate, demands inquiry Dec 16, 2019 11:32 AM IST

    Mayawati says violence in Jamia, AMU unfortunate, demands inquiry

    "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.

  • Kerala govt, Oppostion holds joint protest in against CAA Dec 16, 2019 10:35 AM IST

    Kerala govt, Oppostion holds joint protest in against CAA

    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.

  • Anti-CAA protest in Uttar Pradesh: CM Yogi Adityanath appeals for peace Dec 16, 2019 09:38 AM IST

    Anti-CAA protest in Uttar Pradesh: CM Yogi Adityanath appeals for peace

    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."

  • Protests against amended Citizenship Act continue in West Bengal Dec 16, 2019 09:30 AM IST

    Protests against amended Citizenship Act continue in West Bengal

    In East Midnapore and Murshidabad districts, the agitators blocked thoroughfares since morning, inconveniencing hundreds of commuters, they said.

  • No need to fear, Indian Muslims neither intruders nor refugees: NCM chairman on CAA Dec 15, 2019 05:55 PM IST

    No need to fear, Indian Muslims neither intruders nor refugees: NCM chairman on CAA

    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).

  • We are protesting as Assamese, not as Hindu or Muslim: Anti-CAA agitators Dec 15, 2019 03:11 PM IST

    We are protesting as Assamese, not as Hindu or Muslim: Anti-CAA agitators

    According to the protestors, the Act is an "assault" on Assam's identity.

  • Internet services suspended in 5 districts of Bengal amid Citizenship Act stir Dec 15, 2019 02:37 PM IST

    Internet services suspended in 5 districts of Bengal amid Citizenship Act stir

    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.

  • Prashant Kishor rankles BJP again, this time with a frontal attack on Sushil Modi Jan 01, 2019 08:54 AM IST

    Prashant Kishor rankles BJP again, this time with a frontal attack on Sushil Modi

    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.

  • CPI(M) comes out with booklet 'CAA, NRC and NPR: Ten Big Lies of the Modi Govt' Jan 01, 2019 08:52 AM IST

    CPI(M) comes out with booklet 'CAA, NRC and NPR: Ten Big Lies of the Modi Govt'

    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).

  • Bill to replace DGCA by new aviation regulator Apr 03, 2013 10:32 PM IST

    Bill to replace DGCA by new aviation regulator

    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.

  • Airline woes over stranded passengers Nov 05, 2012 01:14 PM IST

    Airline woes over stranded passengers

    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.

  • Draft bill on Aviation Authority to be taken up by Cabinet Nov 17, 2011 05:00 PM IST

    Draft bill on Aviation Authority to be taken up by Cabinet

    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.

  • Civil Aviation Authority in the offing Mar 22, 2011 10:21 AM IST

    Civil Aviation Authority in the offing

    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.

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