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  • 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.

  • Video shows anti-CAA protestor beaten up at Amit Shah rally despite minister's protest Jan 27, 2020 08:59 PM IST

    Video shows anti-CAA protestor beaten up at Amit Shah rally despite minister's protest

    The incident took place at Babarpur Assembly constituency where Amit Shah had held a public rally.

  • Anti-CAA resolutions in assemblies 'constitutional blunder', no power can stop KP's return: Rajnath Singh Jan 27, 2020 08:49 PM IST

    Anti-CAA resolutions in assemblies 'constitutional blunder', no power can stop KP's return: Rajnath Singh

    Singh also sent out a strong message to Pakistan, saying India will not touch anyone but if someone bothers it, then it is not going to let them live in peace.

  • Rahul Gandhi to address 'Yuva Aakrosh' rally in Jaipur on January 28 Jan 27, 2020 03:52 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi to address 'Yuva Aakrosh' rally in Jaipur on January 28

    AICC general secretary in-charge of Rajasthan Avinash Pande and Deputy Chief Minister and PCC president Sachin Pilot on Monday reviewed the preparations for 'Yuva Aakrosh' rally at Ramnivas garden.

  • Telangana assembly may pass resolution against CAA: CM Chandrasekhar Rao Jan 25, 2020 08:50 PM IST

    Telangana assembly may pass resolution against CAA: CM Chandrasekhar Rao

    After Kerala and Punjab, Rajasthan became the third state to pass a resolution against the CAA on January 25.

  • Assam govt to file case against Shaheen Bagh protest Jan 25, 2020 05:58 PM IST

    Assam govt to file case against Shaheen Bagh protest

    "Assam government has taken cognisance of this very seditious statement and we will register a case against this individual," Sarma said.

  • US stresses equal protection under India's new citizenship law Jan 25, 2020 04:55 PM IST

    US stresses equal protection under India's new citizenship law

    Alice Wells, said that her visit offered an opportunity to hear more regarding developments with the new citizenship law.

  • Delhi Election: Poll body bans Kapil Mishra from campaigning over 'India vs Pak' tweet Jan 25, 2020 04:07 PM IST

    Delhi Election: Poll body bans Kapil Mishra from campaigning over 'India vs Pak' tweet

    Though legal action has been initiated against the BJP candidate from Model Town seat in Delhi, his post is yet to be taken down from Twitter.

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