Jan 26, 2020 05:55 PM IST
Greeting the people on the occasion of 71st Republic Day, he said the soul of the Constitution lies in the freedoms guaranteed in part three of the document.
- Jan 26, 2020 04:32 PM IST
The amended Citizenship Act and National Register of Citizens (NRC) is a "threat" to the soul of India, the signatories said in a note published on Indian Cultural Forum on January 13.
- Jan 26, 2020 01:42 PM IST
"There is no country in the world like India, which has so much of diversity. We have so many religions, castes, languages and festival. We have unity in diversity, which is the result of the culture of brotherhood. It is because of that, India stands united under one flag," Nath said.
- Jan 26, 2020 12:28 PM IST
Speaking at an event on Citizen Amendment Act here, Fadnavis said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has clearly stated that there was no talk of implementing NRC in the government and a wider consultation was going on and after this consultation is over, a decision will be taken.
- Jan 24, 2020 01:11 PM IST
Central Administrative Tribunal chairman and former judge Permod Kohli, who led the delegation to the President, claimed that the protests against the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act were "instigated" by some political elements.
- Jan 24, 2020 08:47 AM IST
Speaking at a public meeting organised by People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) in suburban Bandra, she also alleged that the government was trying to divert the people's attention from the core issue through these things.
- Jan 23, 2020 02:58 PM IST
"They (government) are asking those who have been living here for four generations to prove that they are Indians. This is very sad. I think everyone should speak up," she said on the sidelines of the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF).
- Jan 23, 2020 12:35 PM IST
In an interview to PTI, the lawmaker said that in the implementation of the National Population Register (NPR) and the proposed nationwide NRC, the states will have a vital part as it will be their officials who will conduct the exercise because the Centre doesn't have the required manpower.
- Jan 23, 2020 11:22 AM IST
Thirty-one years old Chadha is fighting his first assembly election. However, it is not the first time he is facing the polls.
- Jan 23, 2020 10:00 AM IST
Criticising the protests against CAA, Adityanath said that it is "shameful" that men were sitting in the comfort of their homes and had sent women and children out on the streets to agitate
- Jan 23, 2020 09:50 AM IST
Winding up her two-day Odisha visit, the actor- turned-politician said that the CAA will not take away anyone's citizenship.
- Jan 23, 2020 08:47 AM IST
Addressing a rally in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Shatabdi Nagar here, the BJP leader said religious minorities in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh were living a "life of misery" and India has fulfilled its "moral duty" by enacting the CAA.
- Jan 22, 2020 07:32 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah has been steadfast in maintaining his stance that the bill is a necessity for progress, and on January 21, challenged opposition leaders to a public debate over the act.
- Jan 22, 2020 07:02 PM IST
The biggest I-League derby was attended by over 60,000 fans.
- Jan 22, 2020 02:33 PM IST
"As far as the CAA is concerned, not only the SP but all those who understand the soul of the country are opposing it. I am glad that women have taken a lead in it and that youth in large numbers are protesting," Yadav said.
- Jan 22, 2020 11:35 AM IST
The court said it will not grant any stay on CAA without hearing the Centre on the matter
- Jan 22, 2020 10:45 AM IST
Kishor’s comment comes a day after Shah at a rally in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh said that CAA will not be withdrawn, no matter who protests
- Jan 22, 2020 09:05 AM IST
Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal challenged Amit Shah for a debate on the new law, hours after the home minister challenged Rahul Gandhi and other opposition leaders for the same.
- Jan 21, 2020 06:02 PM IST
Kerala and Chhattisgarh have challenged constitutional validity of CAA and NIA Act in the Supreme Court, respectively. The two cases have been filed by invoking Article 131 of the Constitution
- Jan 21, 2020 03:10 PM IST
The remarks were purportedly made by the PWD Minister while addressing an anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) rally in Nanded in Marathwada region of the state recently.
- Jan 21, 2020 02:43 PM IST
Shah said there is no provision in the amended citizenship law for taking anyone's citizenship away
- Jan 20, 2020 09:00 AM IST
Young people have recently reminded the country that freedom is best secured in the custody of enlightened citizens and when it is protected for all, he said.
- Jan 20, 2020 07:37 AM IST
Interacting with reporters in Vrindavan he stressed that the amended law is not for withdrawing citizenship but for providing citizenship to persecuted minorities from neighbouring countries
- Jan 19, 2020 08:11 PM IST
Calling the Citizenship (Amendment) Act "inherently discriminatory", the Punjab Assembly on January 17 adopted a resolution seeking its immediate repeal and Chief Minister Amarinder Singh announced that his government would approach the Supreme Court against it, the second state after Kerala to do so.
- 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.