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CAA Impact On 17 Seats Of North 24 Parganas: TMC's Matua Community Voters Heading Towards BJP!
CAA Impact On 17 Seats Of North 24 Parganas: TMC's Matua Community Voters Heading Towards BJP!

By Sarada Lahangir North 24 Parganas and South 24 Parganas are two such districts in West Bengal which play a vital role in elections. These two districts, having 64 assembly…

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False Narratives On Farm Laws, CAA To Create Political Instability: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that “false narratives” about his government are spread as part of a big conspiracy to create political instability in the country,…

CAA To Be Implemented Soon, Delayed Due To Pandemic: BJP National President
CAA To Be Implemented Soon, Delayed Due To Pandemic: BJP National President

Siliguri (WB): BJP national president J P Nadda Monday said the execution of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) has been delayed due to the pandemic and asserted that the law will be implemented soon. Nadda, who was speaking at a meeting of social groups of north Bengal, accused the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal […]

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Home Ministry Seeks 3 More Months To Frame CAA Rules

New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry has informed a Department Related Standing Committee of Parliament that it needs three more months to frame the rules of the newly passed Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). A senior official told IANS that the Ministry had raised the issue before the Standing Committee in its recent meeting and said […]

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To Appease Muslim Voters, Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden Raises Kashmir In Religious Context

New York:  In an openly communal appeal to Muslim voters, Joe Biden, the Democratic Party candidate for President, has dragged Kashmir into his campaign in a religious context rather than as a foreign policy or a general human rights issue. His “Agenda for Muslim American Communities” published by his campaign also criticises the Citizenship Amendment […]

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Harish Salve: CAA is necessary, not meant to send Muslims out of India

New Delhi: Former Solicitor General Harish Salve expressing his opinion in favour of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) said the principle of equality does not mean that every law must have universal application. Salve in an article in a leading national daily said the principle of equality would not result in taking away the power […]

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UN Rights Chief Moves Supreme Court Over CAA; India Criticises Move

New Delhi: The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has filed a petition in the Supreme Court against the citizenship amendment law, in an unprecedented move which was sharply criticised by India. External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the Citizenship Amendment Act is an internal matter of India and that “no foreign party” […]

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Meghalaya Clashes: Curfew Reimposed, Mobile Internet Services Suspended

Shillong: Curfew was reimposed Saturday noon in some areas of Shillong town after one person was killed in clashes between KSU members and non-tribals during a meeting on CAA and inner line permit (ILP), officials said. The Curfew was imposed on Friday night following the clashes and lifted at 8 AM on Saturday. A ban […]

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Mamata Banerjee Raises Delhi Violence Issue At EZC Meet In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday raised the Delhi violence issue at the 24th Eastern Zonal Council (EZC) meeting in the presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah. “At the beginning of the meeting, I said that I feel sad for what happened in Delhi. There is an urgent need to restore […]

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CAA Will Give, Not Take Citizenship; Opposition Instigating People: Amit Shah In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: After facing direct attacks over the violence in Delhi which has taken lives of around 40 persons so far, Home Minister and senior BJP leader Amit Shah launched a counter attack and accused opposition parties of instigating and misleading people on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). While addressing a massive Jan Samavesh organised by […]

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Delhi Violence Update- 4 More Deaths Recorded At GTB Hospital, Toll Reaches 42

New Delhi: The death toll in the Delhi’s communal violence has gone up to 42 now with four more fatalities being recorded at the city’s GTB Hospital on Friday, officials said. The number stood at 38 till Thursday. The Guru Teg Bahadur (GTB) Hospital has recorded 38 deaths, the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash hospital three, […]

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Amit Shah, Mamata Banerjee To Meet At EZC In Odisha For The First Time Post-CAA

Kolkata/Bhubaneswar: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee would meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah during the Eastern Zonal Council meeting in Bhubaneswar on Friday for the first time after the Citizenship (Amendment) Act was enacted. Banerjee, who has been a bitter critic of the CAA- NPR-NRC issues, already reached the Odisha capital where the EZC […]

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Fresh Violence In Northeast Delhi, Toll Rises To 13

New Delhi: Smoke billowed in the air and mobs roamed unchecked through the streets, burning shops, pelting stones and threatening locals, as fresh violence tore through northeast Delhi, killing seven more people on Tuesday and taking the toll in the communal clashes over the amended citizenship law to 13 and left over 180 injured. Curfew […]

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Sonia Gandhi appeals for calm in Delhi

New Delhi: In wake of violence in northeast Delhi on Monday that left a police head constable and three civilians dead, Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi has appealed for “calm”. In a statement, she appealed “that people of Delhi should maintain communal harmony and curb the design of those who are communal wanted to divide […]

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Anti-CAA Protest Turns Violent In Aligarh, Internet Blocked

Aligarh: The protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) turned violent on Sunday evening after the women sitting on protest were asked to move from there. Many shops, two-wheelers and police barricades were set ablaze and stone pelting was reported from Babri Mandi, Ghas-ki-Mandi and Upperkot. The police […]

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Clarify Your Govt, Party's Stand On Amit Shah's Pro-CAA Rally: Cong To Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar: The opposition Congress in Odisha hit out at the ruling Biju Janata Dal over Home Minister Amit Shah’s proposed pro-Citizenship (Amendment) Act rally in the state capital and asked Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to make his government and party’s stand on the event clear. Shah will be on a two-day visit to Odisha from […]

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We Are Firm On Article 370, CAA Decisions, Says PM Modi

Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said his government had taken decisions on Article 370 abrogating special status for J&K and the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in national interest. “These decisions had been pending for decades but we took them in national interest and we will remain firm on them,” he said while addressing […]

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Anti-CAA protests held across Tamil Nadu

Chennai: Protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and the police action against the protestors on Friday night here were held by Muslim organisations in Chennai, Nagercoil, Madurai, Virudhunagar and other places on Saturday. According to the police, during the anti-CAA protest in Chennai on Friday, some protesters hurled stones and chappals injuring some policemen. […]

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Will Personally Clarify On CAA To Whoever Wants: Shah

New Delhi: In the wake of nationwide protests against the CAA, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday vehemently defended the contentious law and said that anyone could seek time to debate the issue with him on merits. “Whoever wants to clarify this issue can seek an appointment with me. I will personally clarify the […]

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Raj Thackeray leads mega-morcha to oust infiltrators

Mumbai: Over 100,000 activists led by the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray, marched in a mega-procession to demand the ouster of Pakistani-Bangladeshi infiltrators living in the country, here on Sunday afternoon. Accompanied by the MNS top brass, the Thackerays headed the procession from Girgaum Chowpatty as it wend its way to the historic Azad […]

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Rumour Being Spread New Settlers Will Come To Assam After CAA: Modi

Kokrajhar (Assam): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday assailed forces spreading rumours that lakhs of people will come to Assam from outside after the enactment of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), and assured the indigenous people of the state that nothing of that sort will happen. He also assured the Assamese people that the Centre […]

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Goa Assembly First To Pass Congratulatory Motion For CAA

Panaji: The Goa Legislative Assembly has become the first to pass a ‘congratulatory motion’ in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has claimed. Sawant said this reflected the real gratitude of people of Goa towards the “historic decision” taken by the BJP-led central government. The state Assembly on Monday passed […]

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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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President Kovind Terms CAA 'Historic', Oppn Members Protest

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday hailed the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act as “historic” in his address to the joint sitting of both houses of Parliament, prompting protests by some opposition members. He also said that debate and discussion on any issue strengthen democracy while violence during protests weaken it. “The Citizenship Amendment […]

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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 […]