Jan 12, 2020 06:31 PM IST
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.
- Jan 05, 2020 08:10 AM IST
Nadda threw the challenge at Rahul Gandhi at a mammoth rally here of booth-level presidents of BJP in Assam.
- Jan 01, 2020 11:33 AM IST
In 2020, the BJP will have to focus on cobbling up alliances in states, projecting popular regional faces and tackling internal problems well ahead of time.
- Dec 22, 2019 06:29 PM IST
Nadda also questionned Rahul Gandhi's "limited intellect and knowledge" about the new citizenship law and dared him to speak "even ten lines" on its provisions.
- Dec 22, 2019 06:11 PM IST
Kejriwal made the allegation quoting media reports, which said the BJP would register properties of only a few families in unauthorised colonies.
- Dec 22, 2019 05:47 PM IST
The Citizenship Amendment Act was all about giving citizenship to six religious minorities of the three Islamic Republics of Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan and not take away the citizenship of anybody in India, he told a press conference here.
- Dec 22, 2019 05:39 PM IST
Several AIIMS doctors wearing stethoscope around their neck also assembled at the site where the protesters sang patriotic songs and recited poems.
- Dec 22, 2019 05:15 PM IST
Members of different political parties including CPI, CPI(M), AAP, SP, RLD and JD(S), a large number of people from the minority communities and civil society, as well as intellectuals and youths participated in the 'silent march'.
- Dec 22, 2019 05:03 PM IST
Modi took Gehlot's name at a rally at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan on Sunday, while targeting the Congress over the amended Citizenship Act.
- Dec 22, 2019 04:29 PM IST
The doctors' body said hospitals are sacrosanct and are exempted from violence even in a war zone.
- Dec 22, 2019 02:23 PM IST
"The Congress party is against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC). BJP is attacking the fundamental values of this country and they are trying to destroy it, Reddy said at a protest here against the CAA.
- Dec 22, 2019 01:37 PM IST
"The situation for us is worse than that for anyone else who would not be given Indian citizenship. We will be sent back to a country that we fled to escape violence and returning there would be nothing less than a death warrant for us," said a Rohingya told PTI at a refugee camp in south Delhi.
- Dec 22, 2019 12:39 PM IST
Holding placards, people shouted 'Inquilab Zindabad' and demanded scrapping of the contentious law during the march in Alaknanda area. A group of Jamia students also participated in the protest.
- Dec 22, 2019 12:33 PM IST
Amid raging protests over the controversial citizenship law across India, Momen hoped that the situation "cools down" and the neighbouring country "can get out of it".
- Dec 22, 2019 12:29 PM IST
Mobile internet services have been suspended in Jaipur till 8 pm as a precautionary measure.
- Dec 22, 2019 10:43 AM IST
According to sources, police administration has increased vigil and beefed-up arrangements in trouble-torn areas to maintain law and order.
- Dec 16, 2019 11:12 AM IST
Without implementing the safeguards promised in the 1985 Assam Accord, the Centre has now passed the Citizenship Amendment Act, and the people of Assam fear that this will further marginalise them politically as well as culturally.
- Dec 16, 2019 08:36 AM IST
Speaking to reporters at Raj Bhavan, Dhankhar called on those in position of power to not shirk responsibility as it is "no occasion to play politics".
- 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 04:41 PM IST
"The passing of CAB by parliament is a resolve to ensure complete politico-cultural decolonisation of India. Decolonising Indian mind is a critical necessity for national integration," Convener of Panun Kashmir, Agnishekhar, told reporters.
- 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.
- Dec 15, 2019 01:15 PM IST
In Amdanga and Kalyani areas of North 24 Parganas and Nadia districts, agitators blocked various thoroughfares, set fire to wooden logs on the streets.
- Dec 15, 2019 10:32 AM IST
Suspension of Internet services across Assam was extended for 48 hours till December 16 though curfew was relaxed in Dibrugarh and Guwahati and also parts of Meghalaya, while a six-hour shutdown was observed in Nagaland
- Dec 13, 2019 05:45 PM IST
The legal criteria for the singling out of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh in the citizenship Act stands on a solid legal criteria, and not some arbitrary concocted one.