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Amit Shah: CAA will be implemented after COVID vaccination ends

12 Feb 2021 3:42 AM GMT

Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Thursday that the Centre will start giving citizenship to non-Muslim refugees in India under the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) once the process of COVID-19 vaccination is over. Addressing a massive election rally in poll-bound West Bengal, Shah also alleged that the Mamata Banerjee-led government was opposing the implementation […]

SC to hear plea on removing CAA protesters from Shaheen Bagh on Monday

7 Feb 2020 6:06 AM GMT

The Supreme Court on Friday said it will hear pleas seeking removal of protestors from Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh on February 10. The top court said it would take up the matter on February 10 in connection with two PILs seeking a direction to Central government for laying down comprehensive guidelines relating to outright restrictions for […]

Rajinikanth: ‘ Citizenship Amendment Act is not a threat to Muslims’

5 Feb 2020 9:36 AM GMT

Superstar Rajinikanth on Wednesday threw his weight behind the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act and asserted that the legislation did not pose any threat to Muslims. In his first reaction after the amendment to the Citizenship Act and nationwide protests against it, the top actor wondered as to how Muslims, who chose to stay back in […]

Teen sent to 14-day protective custody for Jamia shooting

1 Feb 2020 6:17 AM GMT

A day after a youth fired a pistol at a group of agitators, students of Jamia Millia Islamia on Friday gathered outside the gate of the varsity to stage a peaceful protest against the amended Citizenship Act. Condemning the attack on students, the protesters said they were shocked when they saw the man emerge from […]

PM Modi on Anti-CAA protesters : ‘Refusing to see ill treatment of religious minorities in Pak’

28 Jan 2020 9:43 AM GMT

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday came down heavily on those protesting against the amended citizenship law, saying they refused to see the ill-treatment of religious minorities in Pakistan. “Those who are fearmongering on CAA refuse to see the persecution of religious minorities in Pakistan. Shouldn’t we help the persecuted? Some time back a Pakistan […]

Jharkhand: Curfew in Lohardaga after stone pelting on VHP’s pro-CAA rally

24 Jan 2020 6:11 AM GMT

Curfew was imposed in Lohardaga district of Jharkhand on Friday, a day after violence during a rally in support of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act. Schools and colleges in Lohardaga have been closed for two days. Lohardaga District Collector Akanksha Ranjan told sources about the situation in the district was under control on Friday. The violence […]

Supreme Court to hear over 140 pleas challenging CAA today

22 Jan 2020 3:25 AM GMT

The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear today a batch of pleas seeking to examine the constitutional validity of the Citizenship Amendment Act . A bench, headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde, which had issued notice to the Centre on 18th of December last year on various pleas, is likely to hear a batch […]

Amit Shah at Lucknow rally: “Protest as much as you can, CAA won’t be taken back”

21 Jan 2020 8:57 AM GMT

Union home minister Amit Shah on Tuesday dared the opposition to continue their protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act as he emphasised the legislation will not be revoked. The home minister also called Congres’s Rahul Gandhi, West Bengal chief Mamata Banerjee, Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav for a public debate on the citizenship act during […]

Amit Shah to address rally in Lucknow today to eliminate doubts over CAA

21 Jan 2020 6:44 AM GMT

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will address a public rally in Lucknow today to eliminate doubts over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). The rally is part of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s countrywide campaign in support of CAA. Sources reported that party workers are engaged in mass outreach programs on CAA in state and all party […]

Kerala became the first state to challenge the contentious CAA

14 Jan 2020 4:31 AM GMT

Kerala became the first state to challenge the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA after it moved the Supreme Court on Tuesday. The plea has been filed as an original suit under Article 131 of the Constitution which empowers Supreme Court to hear disputes between government of India and one or more states. The petition […]

Denmark: CAA support marching towards overseas

13 Jan 2020 8:34 AM GMT

Indians living in Denmark and of BJP Denmark supporter also participated in an event to show support the Citizenship Amendment  Act (CAA) at Gandhi Park in Copenhagen, Denmark. This event was organized to show solidarity towards Indian Government´s act on CAA and understanding a law is to support the minority communities in our neighbouring countries, […]

PM Modi on CAA, assures that it will have no adverse impact on North East

13 Jan 2020 2:58 AM GMT

Mounting a strong defence of the Citizenship Amendment Act, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, the dispute that has arisen over it has made the world aware of ill-treatment of religious minorities in Pakistan. He, however, offended that a section of the youth is being misguided over the CAA, which is aimed at giving and not […]

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