Tag: Caa Protest

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CAA Protest: Railways Running Special Trains For Stranded Passengers

New Delhi: Railways is running special trains from Guwahati to help stranded passengers in Assam which has been hit by violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act, officials said on Saturday. Special passenger trains are being run in Guwahati so that people reach their destination in upper Assam. One such train was operated on Friday […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
CAA Violence Erupts In Heart Of Delhi, 4 Buses Burnt, 2 Injured

New Delhi: Four buses were set ablaze by a mob and two fire officials were injured in stone-pelting as the protests against the newly enacted Citizenship Act entered the third day in the national capital on Sunday. Jamia student was not involved in the brawl, the varsity union said. Locals of the Sarai Julema in […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Cong Inciting Violence Over Citizenship Act: PM Modi

Dumka: Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Sunday claimed that his government saved the country by getting the Citizen Amendment Act (CAA) passed by Parliament. Launching a blistering attack on the Congress, Modi said, “The Congress and its allies oppose the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Modi. While opposing Modi they have started opposing their […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
onion price rise in Odisha
Onion Prices Rise Again In Odisha! Traders Cite CAA Protest, Rainfall As Reason

Bhubaneswar: A day after hitting a low retail price of Rs 75-85/kg, Odisha once again witnessed a sudden rise in the price of onions burning a hole in the consumers’ pockets. The traders’ association revealed that the crisis is due to rainfall in producing States and disruption in transport operations following protests at various places […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Crime Branch To Probe Jamia Violence: Delhi Police

New Delhi: The Delhi Police Crime Branch will investigate the violence that took place during the protest by the Jamia Millia Islamia students, said Delhi Police spokesperson DCP Mandeep Singh Randhawa on Monday. While talking to reporters at the Delhi Police headquarters, Randhawa denied that the police incited the violence. He said, “Some people were […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Priyanka Gandhi Leads Congress Protest At India Gate Over Jamia Incident

New Delhi: Congress leaders led by Priyanka Gandhi Vadra held a sit-in at the India Gate on Monday in a show of solidarity with the students from Jamia Millia Islamia and several other universities across the country protesting the contentious amended citizenship law. The Congress general secretary was joined by leaders like Ahmed Patel, A […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
CAA Protest: Curfew Lifted In Guwahati, Relaxed In Dibrugarh

Guwahati: The curfew imposed in Guwahati on December 11 in the wake of protests against the citizenship law was lifted on Tuesday, officials said. Shops and business establishments were open in the city, and buses, cars and two-wheelers were plying. The decision to lift the curfew in Guwahati was taken at a law and order […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
10 Arrested For Arson During Jamia University Protest

New Delhi: At least 10 people, all with criminal antecedents, were arrested on Tuesday for indulging in arson and setting vehicles afire during protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in New Friends Colony near Jamia Millia Islamia University here on Sunday. “Out of the 10 arrested, three are bad characters of the area. They were […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Jamia, AMU Violence Echoes In US Varsities

Mumbai: Terming it as a gross violation of human rights, around 400 Indian students studying in various American universities have condemned the “brutal police violence” unleashed against students of Jamia Millia Islamia and Aligarh Muslim University last Sunday. In a detailed statement bearing the names, universities of the students/alumni signatories released on Tuesday, they expressed […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Protest Over Citizenship Law Turns Violent In Delhi's Seelampur Area

New Delhi: In fresh violence, angry protesters demanding to scrap the amended citizenship law clashed with police, pelted stones at them and damaged several buses in Northeast Delhi’s Seelampur area. Police resorted to baton charges and fired tear gas shells on the protesters who were marching from Seelampur towards Jafrabad. Clashes erupted between police and […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
CAA Protests: Muslims In Odisha Take Out Peaceful Rally

Bhubaneswar: At a time when resentment over the passage of the amended citizenship law continues across the country, members of several Muslim organisations from across Odisha staged demonstration in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday. Terming the legislation as unconstitutional, the protesters alleged that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) violates Article 14 and 15 of the Constitution of […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Opposition Delegation Meets President, Seeks CAA Rollback

New Delhi: Amid the protests across the country against the Citizenship Amendment Act, a delegation of 19 opposition leaders on Tuesday met President Ram Nath Kovind and urged him to ask the Narendra Modi government roll back the legislation. Addressing the media after the meeting, Congress’ interim President Sonia Gandhi said that the whole country […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
'Dumb-Deaf-Blind' CM Nitish Kumar 'Missing'! Posters All Over Patna

Patna: As tension over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) engulfs Bihar, posters of ‘missing’ Chief Minister Nitish Kumar were seen at various places here on Tuesday. It is not yet known who put up the posters targeting the Chief Minister at various locations including Veerchand Patel Road, Airport Road as they don’t carry the name […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
SC Says No Stay On CAA, Next Hearing On Jan 22

New Delhi:  The Supreme Court on Wednesday said there would be no stay on the Citizenship Amendment Act and fixed January 22 as the date to conduct hearing on nearly 60 petitions challenging the Act. The Centre will file affidavits on the validity of the law and will also file a reply on the petitioners’ […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
After Onion, Rising Potato Prices Spook Consumers In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: At a time when Odisha is grappling with surging prices of onion, potato prices are threatening to spiral out of control registering a brisk surge in the past few days. As per reports, the retail prices of potatoes at Chhatra Bazaar in Cuttack, which were at around Rs 18 to 20 a week back, […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021