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Tag: Caa Protest

Prohibitory orders in Delhi's Shaheen Bagh, posse of police deployed

New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Sunday imposed prohibitory orders in Shaheen Bagh area in southeast Delhi and deployed a large number of security personnel in the area. A senior police officer said these were precautionary measures. Shaheen Bagh has been the epicentre of anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act protest, wherein women and men have organised a […]

Why police flag-march only at Charminar, asks Owaisi

Hyderabad: AIMIM president and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday wondered why police were conducting flag-marches only at Charminar. “Why only at Charminar, why not in front of Secunderabad Railway Station or at Hi Tech City, maybe in front of a US Software company?,” tweeted Owaisi in reply to a post from Hyderabad City Police’s […]

Delhi Violence: Security Assistant In IB Found Dead

New Delhi: Even as the violence has subsided and an uneasy calm prevails in northeast Delhi, Police on Wednesday discovered the body of a Security Assistant in Intelligence Bureau (IB) from Chand Bagh Pulia of strife-torn area. The deceased has been identified as Ankit Sharma, a resident of Khajuri Khas locality of northeast Delhi. Ankit […]

Northeast Delhi Violence: Death Toll Climbs To Ten

New Delhi: Delhi Police on Tuesday said 10 people, including one policeman, have been killed in the violence in northeast Delhi and they are responding to incidents involving anti-social elements. Four people were declared brought dead by doctors at the hospital on Tuesday and thirty-five injured people were also brought to the hospital, the hospital […]

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 […]

Won't tolerate those who damage Jamia, JNU's dignity: Union Min Ramesh Pokhriyal

Guwahati: Union Human Resource Department Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishak’ on Sunday warned those who, he claimed, are working to bring down the stature of the esteemed institutes like the Jawaharlal Nehru University or Jamia Milia Islamia. “Be it JNU, Jamia or other institutions, all of them are very good. I have been saying this from […]

No religious divisions, people pray together at Shaheen Bagh

New Delhi: Amid the ongoing protest at Shaheen Bagh against the Citizenship Amendment Act, people from all religions offered prayers here on Thursday. The event was aimed to end the atmosphere of “fear and violence” that is prevailing in the country and to send out a message of communal solidarity. People from all religions — […]

CAA Protest Leading To Anarchy, Says PM Modi

New Delhi: Hitting out at Pakistan as well as opposition parties for misleading Muslims on Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the Act will not harm “any Indian”, as well as the “minority” and instigating such protests, could lead to “anarchy”. Addressing the Lok Sabha while speaking on the motion […]

'CAA won't be rolled back, it's not Rajiv Feroze Khan's govt'

New Delhi: Facing a 96-hour ban by the Election Commission for communally divisive remarks, BJP MP Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma on Monday again raised the pitch in the Lok Sabha calling the ongoing Shaheen Bagh protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) “anti-national”, and declared that the law will not be rolled back as it […]

Unidentified Miscreants Open Fire Outside Jamia Millia Islamia

New Delhi: Two unidentified persons opened fire outside Gate No. 5 of Jamia Millia Islamia on Sunday night, the Jamia Coordination Committee (JCC) said. A statement issued by the committee, a group comprising students and alumni of the university formed to protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act, said the attackers were on a red scooty. […]

Asaduddin Owaisi hints at launching 'jail bharo andolan'

Hyderabad: AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi on Sunday hinted at the possibility of a nation-wide ‘jail bharo andolan’ as part of the ongoing protests against the CAA, the NRC and the NPR. Addressing a meeting of women, the Hyderabad MP said the country’s jail will prove insufficient to keep the protestors. “We want to tell (Prime […]

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 […]

Now Mumbai Gets It Own 'Shaheen Bagh'

Mumbai: Inspired by the Shaheen Bagh protests in New Delhi, a large group of women have launched a similar style of protests from January 26-27 midnight in south Mumbai early on Monday. Terming it a ‘Mumbai Bagh’, they are silently protesting against the CAA-NRC-NPR and by morning the crowds swelled even as Mumbai Police rushed […]

Delhi Assembly Polls: Baijayant Panda, Pratap Sarangi Campaign For BJP

Bhubaneswar: It’s going to be a litmus test for the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadami Party (AAP) as it is likely to face a tough challenge in upcoming 2020 Delhi Assembly elections to be held on February 8. Many believe that there will be a triangular battle between the AAP, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and […]

Churches, Mosques In Kerala Unfurl National Flag To Protest CAA

Thiruvananthapuram: Latin churches and mosques under Wakf board in Kerala hoisted the national flag and read out the preamble to the Constitution on Sunday on the occasion of Republic Day, in protest against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). Priests of all Latin churches read out a pastoral letter against the law, saying it was […]

Congress Sends Copy Of Constitution To PM, Says Read It When You Get Time From Dividing Nation

New Delhi: On the occasion of the 71st Republic Day, the Congress on Sunday sent a copy of the Constitution to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and took a dig at him saying, “when you get time off from dividing the country, please do read it”. The opposition party posted several tweets on its official Twitter […]

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 […]

Give Pension To 'Elderly' JNU Students: Yoga Guru Ramdev

New Delhi: Taking a swipe at the protesting Jawaharlal Nehru University students, yoga guru Ramdev on Friday said the government should start a “pension scheme for the elderly students of the varsity so that they can quietly pursue their studies on the campus”. “I demand that the government start a pension scheme for JNU’s elderly […]

Actress Nandita Das Opposes CAA, NRC At Lit Fest

Jaipur: The controversial CAA and NRC issues reverbated at the Jaipur Literature Festival here as Bollywood actress and director Nandita Das on Thursday opposed the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the National Register of Citizens and urged the people to raise their voice against these issues. Addressing the media in the inaugural day of the Festival, […]

Will Pass Assembly Resolution Against CAA: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata: The West Bengal government is planning to pass a resolution in the state Assembly against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in the next three-four days, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Monday. Banerjee also appealed to other states, particularly those in the North-East, to pass such resolutions. “We have also passed a resolution against NRCA […]

CAA Comes Into Effect From Today

New Delhi: The Centre on Friday announced that the Citizenship (Amendment) Act will come into force from January 10. In a gazette notification, the Union home ministry said the act under which non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan will be given Indian citizenship, will come into force from January 10. “In exercise of the […]

Do Not Support Violence During Anti-CAA Protests: Mamata Banerjee

Madhyamgram (WB): Asserting that violence in any form was not acceptable during protests and demonstrations, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said political parties and leaders should behave in a more responsible way. Dubbing the National Population Register (NPR) updation process as “a prelude to pan-India NRC” implementation, Banerjee asked people not to […]

India Should Be Declared Hindu Nation: Puri Shankaracharya

Puri: Amidst the ongoing debate and unrest over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC), Puri Shankaracharya Swami Nishalananda Saraswati today threw his weight behind the idea of declaring India a ‘Hindu Rashtra.’ Talking to reporters, the Puri seer today asserted that out of the total 204 nations in the world, […]

Kerala CM Writes To 11 Chief Ministers Including Naveen Patnaik On CAA

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday wrote to the Chief Ministers of 11 non-BJP ruled states in the country seeking support against the passing of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and wanted these states to do what the Kerala Assembly did on Tuesday by passing a resolution against CAA. He has written to his […]

Pakistani Hindu Refugees In Delhi Lend Support To CAA

New Delhi: Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged the people to support the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, Hindu refugees from Pakistan gathered in the heart of the national capital, Connaught Place, to run a signature campaign in support of the CAA. Standing right outside gate number 1 of the Rajiv Chowk metro station, […]