Hyderabad: There was uncertainty on Thursday over the proposed protests announced by the United Muslim Action Committee (UMAC) and the Telangana-AP JAC against CAA-NPR-NRC owing to doubts about according police permission for both programmes, though a clear picture began to emerge by late evening. Police authorities did not disclose anything about the status of the petitions….
‘Cannot do terror politics just because we have numbers’: Chandra Kumar Bose on CAA
‘Cannot do terror politics just because we have numbers’: Chandra Kumar Bose on CAA Amid continuing protests against CAA, NRC taking place in the country, West Bengal BJP vice president Chandra Kumar Bose said that he has suggested to the party leadership that with a little modification, the entire opposition campaign will fizzle out. Bose…
If something’s on statute book, you have to obey: Salman Khurshid backs Sibal’s CAA remark
NEW DELHI: If something is on the statute book, you have to obey law, else there are consequences, says former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid, while responding to Kapil Sibal’s statement that the state cannot say ‘no’ to a law passed by Parliament. “If the SC doesn’t interfere, it’ll remain on the…
Impossible for Hindu minorities to show proof of religious persecution: Himanta Biswa Sarma
Guwahati: Amid anti-CAA protest in Assam, state Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that it is impossible for the person to go back to Bangladesh and collect a copy of police report to show the proof of religious persecution. ‘If a person has to prove it then he has to go to Bangladesh and collect a…
Modi’s ‘Political’ Comments on CAA at Belur Math Upset Ramakrishna Mission Members
New Delhi: Members of the Ramakrishna Mission, founded by Swami Vivekananda, expressed displeasure at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for making ‘political statements’ made at the Belur Math – the mission’s headquarters, an accusation that was echoed by opposition parties. At the Belur Math in Howrah district of West Bengal, the PM addressed people on the occasion of National Youth Day – hosted by the mission to celebrate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda – and reiterated his government’s refusal to back down on the controversial Citizenship.
New Citizenship law comes into effect from today: Home Ministry
The much-talked about Citizenship Amendment Act has come into force. Ministry of Home Affairs issued notification in this regard late on Friday. In th gazette notification, the Union home ministry said the act under which non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan will be given Indian citizenship, will come into force from January 10 that is, on Friday itself.
Thousands swarm Hyderabad roads to participate in ‘Million March’ against CAA
Holding the tricolour in their hands and raising slogans, thousands of people, including Muslims, marched on the streets in Hyderabad city in protest against the implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the National Population Register. Following a call given by the Joint Action Committee of around 40 Muslim…
CAA, NRC not applicable to Muslims of our country: PM Modi
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday accused the Opposition parties of spreading lies about the Citizenship Amendment Act and the proposed National Register of Citizens and said that that CAA and NRC will not apply to the Muslims of the country.
From housewives to hijab-clad students, women take centre stage in CAA protests
As a crowd of protesters swelled around them under the watchful eyes of dozens of policemen in riot gear, a cluster of young female students in burqas stood outside their university in New Delhi shouting anti-government slogans.
CAA stir: Not us, but Amit Shah created environment of fear, uncertainty, says Congress
NEW DELHI: The Congress on Sunday rejected Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s charge that the Opposition was “inciting” people, and alleged that an environment of fear and uncertainty has been created by Home Minister Amit Shah’s statement in Parliament that the NRC will be implemented after Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA)
‘Urban Naxals, Congress lying on detention centres’: PM Modi defends CAA
PM Modi on Sunday kicked off BJP’s Delhi poll campaign with a unity slogan, underlining that India’s stand out feature is its diversity.
Economy ‘virtually destroyed’, CAA brought in to divert attention: Akhilesh Yadav
LUCKNOW: Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav criticised the ruling BJP on Sunday, alleging that the new citizenship law has been brought in to “divert the attention” from the “virtually destroyed” economy and rising unemployment.
Railways may approach court seeking compensation for property loss due to CAA protests
The Indian railways is contemplating court action to seek compensation for loss to property due to violent protests against the passage of the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act, a first for the national transporter. A high -level railways’ reform committee has urged the ministry of railways to file a civil suit for recovery of damage to…
CAA: I&B ministry warns TV channels against broadcasting content that instigates violence
A file photo of Information and Broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar For the second time during the agitation against the Citizenship Act, the Information and Broadcasting Ministry has issued a follow up advisory asking TV channels to abstain from showing any content that instigates violence. In a advisory issued to private TV channels, DTH operators and…
RSS to start door-to-door campaign to explain CAA
NEW DELHI: Amid the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests across the country, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) came forward to spread awareness about the new citizenship law among the people on Friday during a pro CAA march in the inner circle of Connaught Place here.