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BJP leader Manoj Tiwari invites CM Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi Congress Chief for debate on CAA

20 Dec 2019 3:29 AM GMT

Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari on Thursday challenged AAP convener and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal as well as Delhi Congress chief Subhash Chopra for a discussion on the new citizenship law. Over the last few days, Delhi has witnessed relentless protests over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) with some of them at Jamia Nagar and […]

Naveen Patnaik Opposes NRC after backing CAB

19 Dec 2019 4:47 AM GMT

Amid protests against amended citizenship law engulfing Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday appealed for calm as he assured people that the ruling party, Biju Janata Dal (BJD), will not be supporting NRC in the state. Saying that the party won’t be supporting NRC, Naveen Patnaik clarified that BJD backed the amended citizenship law, […]

6 arrested for violence in Delhi’s Seelampur during citizenship law protests

18 Dec 2019 5:18 AM GMT

The lanes of Jaffrabad, Seelampur and adjacent areas in northeast Delhi remained under tight surveillance with heavy police deployment till Wednesday morning, a day after locals resorted to stone pelting when a protest against the Citizenship Ammendment Act on Tuesday afternoon turned into a violent concern. The police imposed prohibitory orders (Section 144 of the […]

Supreme Court to hear pleas challenging Citizenship Amendment Act

18 Dec 2019 3:13 AM GMT

Petitions against Citizenship Amendment Act will come up for hearing in Supreme Court at around 11.30 am. The petitions have been filed by various political parties, former bureaucrats, NGOs and students. Meanwhile, protests will continue against the legislation all over the country, with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to hold a march from Howrah […]

Amit Shah: “There is no possibility of rolling the legislation back” over the withdrawal of Citizenship Amendment Act

18 Dec 2019 2:39 AM GMT

Home Minister Amit Shah today ruled out withdrawal of Citizenship Amendment Act amidst opposition by various political parties and groups. In an interview, Mr. Shah said there is no possibility of rolling the legislation back. He reiterated that there will not be any injustice to any citizen of India. The Home Minister accused the Opposition […]

Curfew to be lifted in Assam today, broadband internet services are now restored

17 Dec 2019 2:45 AM GMT

Assam government has completely lifted curfew in the state capital Guwahati. Authorities have also lifted day curfew from Dibrugarh. Broadband services have also been restored in the state from today.  Earlier in Guwahati, Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the situation in the state is returning to normal. The minister said, a high […]

SC to hear pleas claiming police offence on students protesting against CAA

16 Dec 2019 6:52 AM GMT

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear on Tuesday pleas which have alleged police offence on students holding protests against the amended Citizenship Act at the Aligarh Muslim University and the Jamia Millia Islamia University Delhi. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde on Monday also took serious note of the rioting and […]

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan appeals protesters to maintain peace

16 Dec 2019 6:33 AM GMT

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan on Monday appealed to those protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) to desist from indulging in any violence He appealed on Monday that those who are protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) to indulge in any violence as none had the right to take law into their own […]

Two got killed in north-east firing as citizens protests against citizenship law

13 Dec 2019 2:41 AM GMT

At least two people were killed on Thursday as violence spread to more regions within India’s north-eastern states against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. With police and paramilitary reinforcements are struggling to control massive crowds of protesters who go against curfews in some areas. The subsequent lockdown, was Assam where military reinforcements have been sent and […]

Rajya Sabha shows green light ,Parliament passes “The Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019”

12 Dec 2019 3:01 AM GMT

The Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019 has been passed by the Parliament, with the Rajya Sabha approving it last night. 125 members supported the legislation while 105 opposed it. The House also nullified the amendments moved by Opposition parties while approving the Bill. The bill was passed by the Lok Sabha on Monday. 311 members had […]

Protests escalates in northeast against citizenship bill

12 Dec 2019 2:41 AM GMT

A curfew was imposed in Guwahati, Assam, where the army was called in on Wednesday night after thousands of protestors took to the streets against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, clashing with the police and paramilitary troopers, as protests had a lift in the northeast Mobile Internet services were also suspended in 10 districts of Assam, […]

11-hr “Northeast bandh” begins, protest against CAB at it’s peak

10 Dec 2019 3:10 AM GMT

The 11-hour Northeast bandh called by an umbrella body of student’s organizations of the region to protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill began at 5 am on Tuesday. The North East Student’s Organisation (NESO), backed by various other bodies and political parties, will observe the shutdown till 4 pm against the Bill which was introduced […]

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