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  • Will leave politics if a single person over five lakh is given citizenship in Assam: Himanta Biswa Sarma Jan 14, 2020 09:05 AM IST

    Will leave politics if a single person over five lakh is given citizenship in Assam: Himanta Biswa Sarma

    Referring to the "rising" Muslim population, he said, "Ajmal or his son or his grandson will be the Assam chief minister after 30 years and no one can stop it."

  • If unemployment rises and incomes decline, youth may explode in anger: Chidambaram Jan 14, 2020 08:46 AM IST

    If unemployment rises and incomes decline, youth may explode in anger: Chidambaram

    The sliding economy is an even greater threat to the country, the former finance minister said in a series of tweets.

  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella voices concern over CAA, BJP's Lekhi responds Jan 14, 2020 07:31 AM IST

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella voices concern over CAA, BJP's Lekhi responds

    Nadella added that he would love to see a Bangladeshi immigrant create the next unicorn in India

  • People raising slogans against PM Modi and Yogi Adityanath 'will be buried alive': BJP leader Jan 13, 2020 03:35 PM IST

    People raising slogans against PM Modi and Yogi Adityanath 'will be buried alive': BJP leader

    Warning "these handful of people -- one per cent criminal and corrupt people” against saying “murdabad” to Prime Minister Modi and Chief Minster Adityanath, he said, “I will bury you alive."

  • Protests in New Delhi increase 46% in 2019, hit fresh record-high Jan 13, 2020 10:20 AM IST

    Protests in New Delhi increase 46% in 2019, hit fresh record-high

    There were over 12,650 dharnas, demonstrations and protests organised in New Delhi in 2019. That was an increase of 46 percent from the previous year

  • PM Modi should select 5 critics, hold televised Q&A session on CAA with them: Chidambaram Jan 13, 2020 09:35 AM IST

    PM Modi should select 5 critics, hold televised Q&A session on CAA with them: Chidambaram

    "PM says that CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act) is meant to give citizenship, not take it away. Many of us believe that CAA (in conjunction with NPR or NRC) will declare many persons as 'non-citizens' and take away citizenship," the former home minister said.

  • CAA protest: Interfaith prayer to uphold values of Preamble as Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh stir nears month Jan 13, 2020 09:16 AM IST

    CAA protest: Interfaith prayer to uphold values of Preamble as Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh stir nears month

    Hundreds of protesters, including women and children, stayed put at Shaheen Bagh on January 12, as their movement for withdrawal of CAA and NRC was set to complete a month on January 13

  • Akhilesh Yadav hits out at Amit Shah over citizenship act Jan 13, 2020 08:54 AM IST

    Akhilesh Yadav hits out at Amit Shah over citizenship act

    "You must all have read Mahabharat. There also it was stated that not even an inch of land will be given. What happened after that," he told reporters.

  • Prashant Kishor 'thanks' Congress for resolution against CAA, NRC; BJP fumes Jan 13, 2020 08:52 AM IST

    Prashant Kishor 'thanks' Congress for resolution against CAA, NRC; BJP fumes

    The BJP, an ally of the JD(U) headed by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, got rankled by the commendation of the opposition party by the former election strategist.

  • Shashi Tharoor visits Jamia, JNU, Shaheen Bagh; says CAA against Mahatma Gandhi's ideals of unity Jan 13, 2020 08:41 AM IST

    Shashi Tharoor visits Jamia, JNU, Shaheen Bagh; says CAA against Mahatma Gandhi's ideals of unity

    Tharoor later travelled in metro to reach JNU where he addressed the students and condemned the violence by a masked mob on January 5.

  • Former J&K DGP, deputy CMs in attendance for pro-CAA rally in Jammu Jan 12, 2020 06:31 PM IST

    Former J&K DGP, deputy CMs in attendance for pro-CAA rally in Jammu

    Many senior leaders of the BJP including two former deputy chief ministers -- Nirmal Singh and Kavinder Gupta -- and former director general of police S P Vaid also attended the pro-CAA rally at Parade area in the city.

  • CAA awareness drive launched in UP on CM Adityanath's instruction: Official Jan 12, 2020 06:01 PM IST

    CAA awareness drive launched in UP on CM Adityanath's instruction: Official

    The chief minister's media advisor Shalabhmani Tripathi said the state government has launched a drive in the state to remove all doubts among the people regarding CAA.

  • Will not comment on PM's remarks on CAA: Ramakrishna Mission Jan 12, 2020 02:09 PM IST

    Will not comment on PM's remarks on CAA: Ramakrishna Mission

    The prime minister, during his address from Belur Math - the headquarters of Ramakrishna Mission - had said that the new law would not take away anybody's citizenship.

  • Youth being misguided on Citizenship Amendment Act: PM Modi Jan 12, 2020 10:33 AM IST

    Youth being misguided on Citizenship Amendment Act: PM Modi

    Modi also said whoever has faith in India and believes in its Constitution can become an Indian citizen.

  • Citizenship Act is to grant citizenship, not for taking it away: PM Narendra Modi Jan 12, 2020 09:49 AM IST

    Citizenship Act is to grant citizenship, not for taking it away: PM Narendra Modi

    PM Modi said that the Centre had taken measures to ensure that states in the Northeast will not be negatively impacted by the Citizenship Amendment Act

  • CAA to hit poor the hardest: Derek O' Brien Jan 10, 2020 02:59 PM IST

    CAA to hit poor the hardest: Derek O' Brien

    O'Brien, while participating in a discussion on the CAA at a premier law school in the city, said the country was facing a "serious crisis" due to the Centre's decision to implement the new citizenship law.

  • Priyanka Gandhi Vadra meets anti-CAA activists in Varanasi, says govt acting against constitution Jan 10, 2020 02:50 PM IST

    Priyanka Gandhi Vadra meets anti-CAA activists in Varanasi, says govt acting against constitution

    Priyanka met activist couple Ekta Shekar Singh and her husband Ravi Shekhar, who were arrested.

  • Ahmedabad school asks students to write pro-CAA messages, apologises after parents protest Jan 09, 2020 04:34 PM IST

    Ahmedabad school asks students to write pro-CAA messages, apologises after parents protest

    During classes on January 7, teachers wrote a short congratulatory message on the blackboard and asked their students to copy it on their postcards, to be delivered to PM Modi.

  • 'Ekla cholo re', says Mamata Banerjee on CAA, NRC; leaves Opposition a divided house Jan 09, 2020 03:58 PM IST

    'Ekla cholo re', says Mamata Banerjee on CAA, NRC; leaves Opposition a divided house

    Banerjee, also the TMC president, was angry over incidents of violence in her state during a trade union strike called by organisations affiliated to the Left and the Congress over "anti-people" policies, including economic measures and livewire issues like the new citizenship law and a pan-India NRC.

  • SC refuses to accord urgent hearing on plea seeking to declare CAA as constitutional Jan 09, 2020 12:07 PM IST

    SC refuses to accord urgent hearing on plea seeking to declare CAA as constitutional

    A bench headed by Chief Justice of India S A Bobde expressed surprise over the petition and said this is the first time that someone is seeking that an Act be declared as constitutional.

  • CAA an 'unfinished' business of independence, partition: Baijayant Jay Panda Jan 08, 2020 12:05 PM IST

    CAA an 'unfinished' business of independence, partition: Baijayant Jay Panda

    The CAA was the "only scheme" that lived up to Mahatma Gandhi's assurance to minorities in Pakistan in 1947 that they will always have shelter in their "original homeland," if given no proper security there, he said.

  • CAA violates constitutional provisions: Amartya Sen Jan 08, 2020 12:02 PM IST

    CAA violates constitutional provisions: Amartya Sen

    "The CAA law that has been passed in my judgment should be turned down by the Supreme Court on the grounds of it being unconstitutional because you cannot have certain types of fundamental human rights linking citizenship with religious differences," he told reporters at the Infosys Science Foundation's Infosys Prize-2019 here.

  • Centre moves SC seeking transfer of pleas challenging CAA pending in different HCs to top court Jan 08, 2020 11:28 AM IST

    Centre moves SC seeking transfer of pleas challenging CAA pending in different HCs to top court

    The bench also comprising justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant said, "We are of the prima facie view that high courts should hear the petitions challenging CAA and in case there is a conflict then we may look into it".

  • NRC is mischievous plan to divide India: P Chidambaram Jan 06, 2020 02:54 PM IST

    NRC is mischievous plan to divide India: P Chidambaram

    Addressing a press conference, he also said there is a world of difference between the National Population Register of 2010 and the NPR of 2020.

  • Rahul, Priyanka misleading minorities on amended Citizenship Act: Amit Shah Jan 06, 2020 02:20 PM IST

    Rahul, Priyanka misleading minorities on amended Citizenship Act: Amit Shah

    Addressing a gathering at an event here, Shah said Delhi bore the brunt of "riots" for four days during the recent violent protests against the amended Citizenship Act. He added that the AAP government and the Congress were responsible for it.

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