Tag: Anti Caa Protest

Jamia VC Demands High Level Inquiry Into Police Action

New Delhi: Announcing that they will be filing an FIR on Sunday’s campus intrusion and assaults on students by Delhi Police, the Jamia Millia University authorities have demanded a thorough inquiry into the entire episode. The authorities came down heavily on the Delhi Police forcibly entering the campus. Addressing the media on Monday, the university […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Over 1,000 Academicians Release Statement In Support Of CAA

New Delhi: As many as 1,100 academicians and research scholars from various universities across India and abroad released a statement in support of the amended Citizenship Act on Saturday. In the statement, they appealed to every section of the society “to exercise restraint and refuse to fall into the trap of propaganda, communalism and anarchism”. […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
UP Govt Begins To Dispel Misinformation About CAA

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has initiated steps to check the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) campaign that has unleashed violence in several districts While the Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath have appealed to the people to maintain peace and law and order across the state and not to fall for rumours and […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Curfew Lifted In Shillong, Streets Decked Out In X-Mas Lights

Shillong: Curfew was on Sunday morning lifted in Shillong, as no report of violence or arson over the amended citizenship Act was reported from any part of the city, officials said. People were seen flocking to local shops to buy essential items and Christmas goodies and gifts. Streets in the state capital were being decked […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Turned Back From Meerut

Meerut: Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra were turned back from Meerut on Tuesday where they had gone to meet the victims of the anti-CAA protests. Congress leaders alleged that both Rahul and Priyanka were turned back from Partapur, outside Meerut. A heavy deployment of forces was made as soon as the news of […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Congress To Take Out Marches Across Country On Its Foundation Day

New Delhi: Amid raging anti-CAA protests, the Congress will take out marches across the country on its 134th foundation day on Saturday to take its “Save Constitution-Save India” message to the people. Congress president Sonia Gandhi will unfurl the party’s flag at the AICC headquarters here on Saturday morning to mark the occasion, while former […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Column: Let’s Behave In A More Responsible Manner

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: A countrywide debate is raging over Meerut SP (city) Akhilesh Narayan Singh’s alleged ‘ go to Pakistan ’ comment made during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). It has come to light via a video purportedly shot during the protests in the communally sensitive city of Uttar Pradesh. The video, […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Thousands Attend Huge Anti-CAA Protest In Hyderabad

Hyderabad: Tens of thousands of people participated in the biggest ever protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) here on Saturday. The ‘Million March’ against CAA, National Population Register (NPR) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) drew huge crowds from the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad and surrounding districts. The three-hour-long protest passed off […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Don't Want To Comment Irresponsibly Without Full Knowledge: Kohli On CAA

Guwahati: India captain Virat Kohli has refrained from making any comments on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), without gaining full knowledge on the sensitive subject. The CAA will grant Indian nationality to people belonging to minority communities — Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians — in Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan after six years of […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Dharmendra Pradhan Slams Bollywood Over Anti-CAA Protest

New Delhi: Union Minister and BJP leader Dharmendra Pradhan has slammed Bollywood celebrities who have opposed the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), dubbing them “ill-informed” on the matter. Pradhan tweeted on Saturday that these celebrities — when they fell short of facts — stooped to hurling personal abuses at Prime Minister Narender Modi and his family. […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
CAA Protests: Unrest In Odisha's Sundergarh

Sundergarh: Tension resurfaced in Sundergarh on Tuesday as two groups reportedly hurled stones at each other near Regent Market under Sundergarh Town Police Station during a protest rally on Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). A heated exchange of words reportedly ensued between two persons and later it turned into a group clash. One person was injured […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Tricolour In Mosques, Human Chains On Republic Day In Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: The southern state of Kerala will see the Tricolour in mosques, reading out of pastoral letters in churches, and a 700-km long human chain as a protest against the CAA and proposed NRC on Republic Day on Sunday. The human chain, which will be organised by the ruling CPI-M, will run from Kasargode till […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
620 Km Human Chain Formed In Kerala Demanding Withdrawal Of CAA

Thiruvananthapuram: A 620 km long human chain from the northern part of Kerala to the south was formed on Sunday, Republic day, by the ruling CPI(M) led Left Democratic Front, demanding withdrawal of the Citizenship Amendment Act. The LDF organised the human chain from Kasaragod in north Kerala to Kaliyakkavilai in the southernmost part of […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
ED Questions PFI, RFI Members Over Anti-CAA Protest Funding

New Delhi: Two members of the Popular Front of India (PFI) and Rehab Foundation India (RFI) were questioned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday over the alleged funding of Rs 120 crore for the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in several parts of the country. […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Anti, Pro-CAA Rallies In Odisha On Mahatma's Death Anniversary

Bhubaneswar: Odisha on Thursday witnessed two parallel agitations, one against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC)and NPR (National Population Register), and another in support of them. While a number of social organizations supported by the Congress and the Left parties under the banner of “We the People of India” staged agitation […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021