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  • Disinformation being spread on CAA, it will in no way affect Muslims in India: Subramanian Swamy Feb 20, 2020 08:50 AM IST

    Disinformation being spread on CAA, it will in no way affect Muslims in India: Subramanian Swamy

    Delivering a talk on 'The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019: A Historical Imperative beyond Contemporary Politics' at the University of Hyderabad, Swamy cited "disinformation" on the CAA and said he had invited opposition Congress leaders for a public debate on the matter.

  • Thousands of people take to streets in Tamil Nadu against CAA Feb 19, 2020 12:06 PM IST

    Thousands of people take to streets in Tamil Nadu against CAA

    The protest call here was given by a collective of Muslim outfits. Agitators carrying placards against CAA, NRC and NPR, besides the Indian flag, converged at Chepauk as part of their original plan to lay seige to the Tamil Nadu Assembly, located inside the state Secretariat, and raised slogans against the amended law.

  • Anti-CAA protests: Delhi court sends Sharjeel Imam to 1 day police custody Feb 17, 2020 03:10 PM IST

    Anti-CAA protests: Delhi court sends Sharjeel Imam to 1 day police custody

    Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Gurmohina Kaur sent Imam to the custody after the police said that another accused in the case disclosed that he was allegedly provoked by Sharjeel's speeches.

  • Supreme Court asks mediators to talk to Shaheen Bagh protesters about shifting Feb 17, 2020 02:57 PM IST

    Supreme Court asks mediators to talk to Shaheen Bagh protesters about shifting

    The matter will be heard next on February 24

  • Congress leader slams PM Modi's ''dictatorial attitude'' over CAA Feb 17, 2020 02:42 PM IST

    Congress leader slams PM Modi's ''dictatorial attitude'' over CAA

    At a time when there were several issues in the country that needed to be addressed, the Prime Minister was trying to divert the attention of people from various failed economic policies, the AICC secretary told reporters here.

  • BJP likely to move pro-CAA resolution in Karnataka Assembly Feb 17, 2020 02:40 PM IST

    BJP likely to move pro-CAA resolution in Karnataka Assembly

    The resolution is expected to be moved towards the end of the special discussion on the Constitution, scheduled for March 2 and 3, the sources said. The move is bound to face stiff resistance from opposition parties -- the Congress and JDS -- in the Assembly.

  • Videos of alleged police brutality in Jamia campus draw sharp reactions: Here is all you need to know Feb 17, 2020 02:02 PM IST

    Videos of alleged police brutality in Jamia campus draw sharp reactions: Here is all you need to know

    The police has said that it will investigate the video clips showing some youths with covered faces entering the library, as part of the ongoing probe into the December 15, 2019 incident

  • Social media post urges IIT-B students not to vote for candidate involved in anti-CAA protest Feb 17, 2020 10:37 AM IST

    Social media post urges IIT-B students not to vote for candidate involved in anti-CAA protest

    The candidate’s close friend told the newspaper that the “malicious content and intent” of the post had distressed the candidate so much that he suffered an anxiety attack

  • Telangana too decides to pass anti-CAA resolution in Assembly, urges Centre to repeal Act Feb 17, 2020 10:12 AM IST

    Telangana too decides to pass anti-CAA resolution in Assembly, urges Centre to repeal Act

    The Telangana government took the decision in a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, while urging the Centre to repeal last year's changes in the Citizenship Act.

  • Security up in Shaheen Bagh as protesters set to march towards Amit Shah's residence Feb 16, 2020 06:30 PM IST

    Security up in Shaheen Bagh as protesters set to march towards Amit Shah's residence

    The protesters said they will carry out the march peacefully.

  • PM Modi firm on decisions on Art 370, CAA 'despite pressure' Feb 16, 2020 06:00 PM IST

    PM Modi firm on decisions on Art 370, CAA 'despite pressure'

    "Be it the scrapping of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir or the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the country waited for decisions on these for years," he said a public meeting

  • We remain firm on decisions on Art 370, CAA despite pressure: PM Feb 16, 2020 04:01 PM IST

    We remain firm on decisions on Art 370, CAA despite pressure: PM

    "Be it the scrapping of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir or the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the country waited for decisions on these for years," he told a public meeting here during a day-long visit to his Lok Sabha constituency.

  • Jamia Coordination Committee releases CCTV footage of police assaulting students in library on Dec 15 Feb 16, 2020 11:34 AM IST

    Jamia Coordination Committee releases CCTV footage of police assaulting students in library on Dec 15

    The 49-second clip of the CCTV footage purportedly shows multiple police personnel, in riot gear, barging into the M Phil Section of the Old Reading Hall and baton-charging students inside

  • Election card proof of citizenship: Court acquits couple suspected to be Bangladeshi Feb 15, 2020 06:30 PM IST

    Election card proof of citizenship: Court acquits couple suspected to be Bangladeshi

    The court also said that a birth certificate, a domicile certificate, a bona fide certificate, and a passport can also be used to establish the nationality of the person.

  • Congress to start 2nd phase of anti-CAA march from today Feb 13, 2020 09:30 AM IST

    Congress to start 2nd phase of anti-CAA march from today

    The 'padyatra' will begin from Behali in Sonitpur and conclude in Nalbari on February 20. "We do not accept this Act. This is highly communal and anti-Assam. Our movement will continue till the CAA is repealed," Assam Pradesh Congress Committee President Ripun Bora told PTI.

  • Jamia protests: AIMIM leader Waris Pathan accuses Delhi Police of spraying chemicals in air Feb 10, 2020 09:57 PM IST

    Jamia protests: AIMIM leader Waris Pathan accuses Delhi Police of spraying chemicals in air

    He claimed that students of Jamia Milia Islamia University are suffering because of the action of Delhi Police.

  • Shaheen Bagh protests: SC issues notice to Delhi Police, Centre, State govts; says roads can’t be blocked indefinitely Feb 10, 2020 12:35 PM IST

    Shaheen Bagh protests: SC issues notice to Delhi Police, Centre, State govts; says roads can’t be blocked indefinitely

    Expressing concern over the ongoing blockade of the arterial Shaheen Bagh-Kalinidi Kunj stretch in New Delhi, SC said that roads cannot be blocked indefinitely

  • PM Modi's CAA & Pakistan talk to divert attention from key issues: Kamal Nath Feb 10, 2020 08:29 AM IST

    PM Modi's CAA & Pakistan talk to divert attention from key issues: Kamal Nath

    "Now, he (Modi) does not talk about farmers and youths. He is now talking about the CAA and Pakistan to divert people's attention from these issues," the chief minister said.

  • Repeal new citizenship law; no need for NRC, NPR: Farmer leader Raju Shetti Feb 10, 2020 08:28 AM IST

    Repeal new citizenship law; no need for NRC, NPR: Farmer leader Raju Shetti

    Addressing reporters here in Maharashtra, the Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatna president said the ruling BJP at the Centre brought the CAA to "divert" the attention of people from the "economic slowdown".

  • BJP central leadership asked us to not utter a word on CAA: Nagaland Dy CM Feb 09, 2020 09:21 AM IST

    BJP central leadership asked us to not utter a word on CAA: Nagaland Dy CM

    Rejecting the demand of the Naga People's Front (NPF), Patton iterated that the law would not affect the Nagas, as states with Inner Line Permit (ILP) regime have been exempted from its purview

  • PM Modi's reference to CAA protests in Kerala 'factually incorrect' and "condemnable": Pinarayi Vijayan Feb 07, 2020 02:42 PM IST

    PM Modi's reference to CAA protests in Kerala 'factually incorrect' and "condemnable": Pinarayi Vijayan

    In a blistering attack on opposition parties on their attempt to "misguide and misinform" the nation on the new citizenship law, Modi had said Vijayan was on one hand warning about extremist elements infiltrating anti-CAA protests and on the other his party was supporting them in Delhi.

  • SC to hear pleas against protest at Shaheen Bagh on February 10 Feb 07, 2020 11:25 AM IST

    SC to hear pleas against protest at Shaheen Bagh on February 10

    "We understand there is a problem and we have to see how to resolve it. We will take it up on Monday. We will be in a better position by then," a bench comprising justices S K Kaul and K M Joseph said.

  • Delhi Police wants 'temporary jail' for anti-CAA protesters, letter reveals: Report Feb 07, 2020 09:02 AM IST

    Delhi Police wants 'temporary jail' for anti-CAA protesters, letter reveals: Report

    The Delhi Police refuted the charge, saying the “news is devoid of facts.”

  • 'Travesty of truth': Sitaram Yechury on PM Modi quoting speeches made in Parliament to support CAA Feb 07, 2020 08:53 AM IST

    'Travesty of truth': Sitaram Yechury on PM Modi quoting speeches made in Parliament to support CAA

    He also accused Modi of "discarding the sanctity" of Parliament for "petty politicking" and said it was a sad day for democracy when it is done by a man "occupying the PM's chair."

  • UP cops disrupt wedding venue, mistaking it for anti-CAA protest site Feb 05, 2020 06:45 PM IST

    UP cops disrupt wedding venue, mistaking it for anti-CAA protest site

    The incident took place in Bijnor's Miradagan area where a man identified as Sabir had made arrangements for his daughter’s nikah ceremony.

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