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Tag: Anti Caa Stir

Anti-CAA Stir: Notice To 28 People For Recovery Of Rs 25 Lakh For Damage To Property In Rampur

Rampur (UP): The Rampur administration has issued notices to 28 people “identified for violence” during last week’s anti-citizenship law protests here, asking them to explain their position or pay for damage caused to public and private property, officials said on Wednesday. The notices were issued on Tuesday after damage of nearly Rs 25 lakh was […]

Anti-CAA Stir: Death Toll In Meerut Violence Rises To 5

Meerut (UP): The death toll in the violence that occurred during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act in Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut two days ago rose to five, a senior police official said on Sunday. The deceased have been identified as Mohsin, Aasif, Zahir, Aalim, all residents of Meerut, and Asif from Delhi, Inspector General Alok […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Anti-CAA Stir: Death Toll In UP Violence Rises To 11

Lucknow: At least 11 people, including an 8-year-old boy, have lost their lives in Uttar Pradesh as the protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act turned violent in the state, officials said on Saturday. Four deaths were reported from Meerut district, while the boy was killed in a stampede in Varanasi when a violent mob was […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mamata Backtracks, Says Had Meant Opinion Poll On CAA

Kolkata: A day after seeking a UN-controlled referendum on the new controversial citizenship law, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee did a volte face on Friday, saying she had merely sought an opinion poll on the issue. “I did not say referendum. I said gana vote. I meant an opinion poll overseen by experts like […]

Anti-CAA Stir: At Least 6 Dead As Violence Rocks UP; Thousands Rally In National Capital

New Delhi: At least six persons died as violent clashes with police rocked Uttar Pradesh on Friday while thousands rallied in the national capital and several other cities with tricolour and ‘Save Constitution’ banners as part of raging protests across states against the amended citizenship law and the proposed NRC, prompting the government to indicate […]

Anti-CAA Stir: Violent Protests Rock Jamia, AMU; Bengal Boils, Uneasy Calm In Assam

New Delhi: Violent protests erupted near Jamai Millia Islamia in Delhi and at the Aligarh Muslim University in Uttar Pradesh, while West Bengal plunged deeper into chaos on Sunday during the stir over the new citizenship law with incidents of arson and loot reported from the state and the northeast, acts which Prime Minister Narendra […]