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  • Curbing hate-mongering, increasing public confidence focus area for Delhi Police in 8 districts Sep 18, 2022 02:34 PM IST

    Curbing hate-mongering, increasing public confidence focus area for Delhi Police in 8 districts

    The officers have been asked to improve police visibility, listen to complainants patiently, provide appropriate relief and legal actions to instill public confidence in the police.

  • SC to hear on Sep 12 pleas challenging constitutional validity of Citizenship Amendment Act Sep 08, 2022 07:35 PM IST

    SC to hear on Sep 12 pleas challenging constitutional validity of Citizenship Amendment Act

    While refusing to stay the operation of the law, the top court had on December 18, 2019, issued notices to the Centre on the pleas

  • CAA a limited, narrowly tailored law for specific reasons: MHA Apr 26, 2022 05:39 PM IST

    CAA a limited, narrowly tailored law for specific reasons: MHA

    The CAA, which was enacted in 2019 but is yet to be implemented, aims to grant citizenship to those members of the Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian communities who faced persecution in Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan.

  • February 2020 riots: Delhi Assembly panel summons Facebook representative on November 2 Oct 29, 2021 03:40 PM IST

    February 2020 riots: Delhi Assembly panel summons Facebook representative on November 2

    At least 53 people had died and hundreds were injured in clashes between supporters of the Citizenship Amendment Act and those opposing it between February 23 and February 26, 2020, in North East Delhi.

  • CAA, NRC nothing to do with Hindu-Muslim divide: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat Jul 21, 2021 03:28 PM IST

    CAA, NRC nothing to do with Hindu-Muslim divide: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

    Bhagwat further emphasised that no Muslim will face any loss due to the citizenship law.

  • Tamil Nadu CM M K Stalin assures resolutions in Assembly against farm laws, CAA Jun 22, 2021 03:34 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu CM M K Stalin assures resolutions in Assembly against farm laws, CAA

    Ever since the three farm laws were enacted by the union government, the DMK had all along demanded the Centre to withdraw the laws, which are "against the interests of farmers," the Chief Minister said intervening his party MLA Tamizharasi, who spoke on the matter in the House.

  • Congress-led Mahajot alliance will form the next government in Assam: Bhupesh Baghel Mar 26, 2021 12:20 PM IST

    Congress-led Mahajot alliance will form the next government in Assam: Bhupesh Baghel

    The feisty Chhattisgarh Chief Minister, who is party observer for the polls, says a `desperate’ BJP has taken three different positions on CAA in Assam, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu respectively; predicts 100-plus for grand coalition

  • Will implement CAA soon after COVID-19 vaccination drive is over: Amit Shah Feb 11, 2021 07:05 PM IST

    Will implement CAA soon after COVID-19 vaccination drive is over: Amit Shah

    Amit Shah reminded the Matua community that the BJP had promised to implement CAA in 2018 and the party fulfilled the promise in 2019.

  • Will not allow NRC in Bengal, says Mamata Banerjee Dec 09, 2020 07:21 PM IST

    Will not allow NRC in Bengal, says Mamata Banerjee

    Maintaining that all the residents of the state are citizens of the country and no one can change that, Mamata Banerjee accused the BJP of trying to play divisive politics using the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

  • Delhi riots: Court sends JNU student Sharjeel Imam to 4-days police custody in UAPA case Aug 26, 2020 08:34 PM IST

    Delhi riots: Court sends JNU student Sharjeel Imam to 4-days police custody in UAPA case

    Sharjeel Imam was arrested by the Special Cell of Delhi Police on August 25 for allegedly being part of a “premeditated conspiracy” in connection to the riots during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act.

  • SC issues notice on fresh pleas against CAA, tags them with pending petitions May 20, 2020 07:15 PM IST

    SC issues notice on fresh pleas against CAA, tags them with pending petitions

    The top court, on December 18 last year, had decided to examine the constitutional validity of the CAA while refusing to stay its operation.

  • Show me another country that says everybody in world is welcome: Jaishankar on CAA Mar 07, 2020 07:20 PM IST

    Show me another country that says everybody in world is welcome: Jaishankar on CAA

    Jaishankar flayed the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for its criticism on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, saying its director had been wrong earlier too

  • SC rejects plea seeking mechanism to deal with alleged misuse of sedition law Mar 06, 2020 05:40 PM IST

    SC rejects plea seeking mechanism to deal with alleged misuse of sedition law

    A bench of Justices A M Khanwilkar and Dinesh Maheshwari refused to entertain the plea filed by a social activist and said it is open for the petitioner to approach the appropriate authority on the issue.

  • SC agrees to hear journalist's plea challenging CAA, issues notice to Centre Mar 06, 2020 04:34 PM IST

    SC agrees to hear journalist's plea challenging CAA, issues notice to Centre

    A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant issued notice to the Centre on activist Saket Gokhale's plea and tagged them along with over 160 petitions challenging the CAA which are listed for hearing this month.

  • CAA against 'idea of India': Shashi Tharoor Mar 04, 2020 10:05 PM IST

    CAA against 'idea of India': Shashi Tharoor

    Quoting B R Ambedkar, Tharoor said, "The Constitution makers explicitly rejected any idea of citizenship on the basis of religion.... It is for the Supreme Court to decide on the constitutionality of the law (CAA), but it goes against the very spirit, the idea of India."

  • 5 foreigners asked to leave India for participating in anti-CAA protests: Govt Mar 03, 2020 06:10 PM IST

    5 foreigners asked to leave India for participating in anti-CAA protests: Govt

    The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) has led to protests in different parts of the country.

  • Amit Shah to address pro-CAA rally in Bhubaneswar on February 28 Feb 27, 2020 09:15 PM IST

    Amit Shah to address pro-CAA rally in Bhubaneswar on February 28

    State BJP president Samir Mohanty said the rally to be addressed by Shah was part of his party's countrywide awareness programme on CAA undertaken in January following protests by the opposition against the amended law.

  • Rahul Gandhi condemns violence in Delhi Feb 24, 2020 07:45 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi condemns violence in Delhi

    Clashes broke out between groups supporting and opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) in northeast Delhi's Jaffrabad and Maujpur on Monday, with protesters torching houses, shops and vehicles, and hurling stones at each other.

  • BJP's defeat in Delhi signals beginning of change: Sharad Pawar Feb 19, 2020 08:35 PM IST

    BJP's defeat in Delhi signals beginning of change: Sharad Pawar

    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) stormed back to power in Delhi by winning an impressive 62 seats, while the BJP could work its magic only in the remaining eight seats in the national capital.

  • 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.

  • Sharad Pawar says Raj Thackeray's Mumbai rally speech need not be taken seriously Feb 11, 2020 09:48 PM IST

    Sharad Pawar says Raj Thackeray's Mumbai rally speech need not be taken seriously

    On Sunday, the MNS had organised a well-attended march from Girgaum Chowpatty to Azad Maidan in south Mumbai demanding eviction of Pakistani and Bangladeshi infiltrators from the country, with Thackeray also voicing support for the Citizenship Amendment Act.

  • CAA, NRC have made life difficult for Muslims: Mayawati Feb 03, 2020 08:30 PM IST

    CAA, NRC have made life difficult for Muslims: Mayawati

    Addressing a rally here, Mayawati said if her party won the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls, it would bring development on the lines of the BSP-ruled Uttar Pradesh, driven by the principle of "sarvajan hitaye, sarvajan sukhaye".

  • PM Modi to address rally in Assam on February 7, first visit to NE after anti-CAA protests Feb 03, 2020 05:20 PM IST

    PM Modi to address rally in Assam on February 7, first visit to NE after anti-CAA protests

    The visit comes a week after the central government signed a peace pact with several Bodo militant groups and a student body.

  • SC declines plea for removal of WB CM Mamata Banerjee for seeking UN referendum on CAA Jan 31, 2020 09:00 PM IST

    SC declines plea for removal of WB CM Mamata Banerjee for seeking UN referendum on CAA

    The top court was hearing the plea filed by Varaaki, a journalist and President of "Indian Makkal Mandram" who had contended that a Chief Minister of a state takes an oath to uphold the sovereignty of India, and must not make any statements which go against the country's sovereignty and integrity.

  • CAA internal matter of India, will continue to remain engaged with European Parliament members: MEA Jan 30, 2020 05:35 PM IST

    CAA internal matter of India, will continue to remain engaged with European Parliament members: MEA

    "As I have mentioned earlier, CAA is an internal matter of India. It has been adopted though due process and democratic means," Kumar said.

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