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….
CJI Bobde opens up on anti-CAA protests, says citizens have duties along with rights
Newly appointed Chief Justice of India, Sharad Bobde, on Saturday opened up on the ongoing protests against the amended Citizenship Act. CJI bobde has reiterated that citizenship was not just about people’s rights but also their duties towards society. “You all have a responsibility to be an active citizen too and citizenship is not jus…
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.
Death Toll Pegged At 23, As Anti-CAA Protests Continue Nationwide
CAA has become a contentious matter because it provides citizenship to immigrants from Hindu, Zoroastrian, Sikh, Christian, Jain and Buddhist communities who came to India by December 31, 2014 after fleeing religious persecution in Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Pakistan. The exclusion of Muslims has raised concerns given how India is based on tenets of secularism, plurality and equality where religion is not to have a bearing in matters of granting citizenship.
Idea of nationwide NRC equivalent to demonetisation of citizenship: Prashant Kishor
PATNA: Political strategist and JD(U) national vice president Prashant Kishor on Sunday came out with a fresh tirade against the National Register for Citizens — which the Centre proposes to implement across the country – a day after he had a meeting with party boss and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. Kishor, who had told…