Tag: Anti Caa Protests

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Centre ready to talk to Shaheen Bagh protesters

New Delhi: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said the Central government is ready to talk to Shaheen Bagh protesters — mainly women camping at Kalindi Kunj-Shaheen Bagh stretch against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC). “Government is ready to talk to protesters of Shaheen Bagh but […]

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No Varsity Student Died Due To Injuries Sustained During Anti-CAA Protests: Jamia

New Delhi: Jamia Millia Islamia on Thursday rejected reports that one of their students succumbed to injuries sustained during the protests against the amended citizenship law. There were reports doing the rounds that a student had died during the police action in the protests on December 15. However, the hospital, where he was admitted, said […]

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Anti-CAA Protests Continue In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Even though Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing a rally in the national capital, said that the Citizenship law and NRC will not affect any Indian citizen of any religion in the country, protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) were held in several parts of Odisha on Monday. Members of Anjuman-e-Islamia launched a […]

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PM Modi Plugs Regularisation Of Colonies At Ramlila Rally

New Delhi: Amid the raging anti-CAA protests, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday chose to start his speech with an unusual chant, “Vividhta me ekta, Bharat ke visheshta” (Unity in diversity is India’s speciality). But soon he focussed back on what he was there for in the first place – the Delhi Assembly election. Stressing […]

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Anti-CAA Stir: Police Post Torched In Kanpur; Death Toll In UP Violence Rises To 15

Lucknow: A police post was torched in Kanpur on Saturday amid fresh incidents of protests against Citizenship (Amendment) Act in Uttar Pradesh’s several districts including in Rampur and Aligarh as the toll in the violence in the last two days rose to 15. As many as 705 persons were arrested for committing substantive offences and […]

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62% People Across India Support CAA: Survey

New Delhi: About 62 per cent of the citizens of the country are in favour of the Citizenship Amendment Act, while about 68 per cent citizens in Assam are against the Act, according to an IANS-CVoter snap poll released on Saturday. The snap poll was carried out on over 3,000 citizens across the country between […]

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Anti-CAA Stir: Clashes Erupt In UP's Rampur; Several People, Policemen, Injured

Rampur (UP: Clashes broke out between anti-CAA protesters and police in which several people, including policemen, were injured in Uttar Pradesh’s Rampur on Saturday, officials said. Around 400 to 500 people gathered here to protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act amid a bandh call, they said. Five protesters were hospitalised and the condition of one […]

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Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad, 20 Others Arrested For Arson

New Delhi: The police on Saturday arrested Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad for arson and rioting during a demonstration against the Citizenship Amendment Act in the national capital. Twenty other miscreants were also arrested for indulging in violence during protests on Friday. “We have arrested 21 miscreants, including Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad, for arson […]

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Maharashtra Anti-CAA Protests: 330 Booked For Violence

Mumbai: More than 330 people have been booked in connection with 17 incidents of violence which erupted in different parts of Maharashtra during protests on Friday against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register for Citizens, an official said here on Saturday. In these 17 incidents, at least 12 buses of the Maharashtra State […]

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Siddaramaiah Barred From Entering Mangaluru

Mangaluru: Karnataka’s senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah has been barred from entering Mangaluru as the port city was under curfew after anti-CAA protests turned violent on Thursday, police said on Saturday. “Mangaluru Police Commissioner P.S. Harsha has advised Siddaramaiah not to visit the city till normalcy returns,” police officer Guru Kamat told IANS. Mangaluru is about […]

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Centre Releases Five Clauses To Acquire Indian Citizenship

New Delhi: Amid the raging protests across the country, including scores of violent incidents, against the Citizenship Amendment Act, the Union Home Ministry on Friday released the five clauses under the Citizenship Act to acquire Indian citizenship. According to the Citizenship Act, 1955, under the first clause, citizenship by birth under Article 5 of the […]

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Anti-CAA Protests: I&B Advisory For TV Channels

New Delhi: 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 an advisory issued to private TV channels, DTH operators and cable operators, the I&B Ministry said that reference […]

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Airtel, Vodafone Idea, Reliance Jio Were Suspended In Parts Of Delhi-NCR

New Delhi: Amid anti-CAA protests, internet, voice and messaging services by telecom service providers including Airtel, Vodafone Idea and Reliance Jio were suspended in parts of Delhi-NCR following instructions from the police. As per the order, services were suspended for locations including walled city areas of north and central districts, Mandi House, Seelampur, Jaffarbad, Mustafabad, […]

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Anti-CAA Protests On In Several Cities

New Delhi: Country-wide protests on the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) gained momentum on Thursday as various groups protested in Delhi, Bengaluru, Patna, Kolkata, Hyderabad and many other cities and towns across the country. Meanwhile the authorities have prepared for the protests by deploying police force in large numbers and imposing section 144 in several […]

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Sushant Singh Ousted From 'Savdhaan India' Amid Anti-CAA Protests

Mumbai: Actor Sushant Singh has been ousted from the reality TV crime series “Savdhaan India”, which he was hosting on the channel Star Bharat. The reason being seen is his participation in recent anti-CAA protests in Mumbai. Sushant on Tuesday took to his Twitter to share the news: “And, my stint with Savdhaan India has […]

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Anti-CAA Protests Scald Bengal, Trains, Buses Torched

Kolkata: West Bengal was scalded by escalating violence against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), which spread to more areas on Saturday as mobs torched buses, trains and railway stations, set afire government property and blocked roads and railway tracks, disrupting train and vehicular movements. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee appealed to the people to use democratic […]

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