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Tag: Caa Protest

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Railway Board To Recover Rs 80 Crore From People Involved In Rail Property Damages During CAA Protest

New Delhi: Railway property worth Rs 80 crore was damaged during protests across the country against the amended citizenship law and recovery will be made from those found involved in arson and violence, Railway Board Chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav said on Monday. “There has been damage to railway property worth Rs 80 crore during anti-CAA […]

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300 Bangladeshis Held Crossing From India This Year, Informs BGB Chief

New Delhi: More than 300 Bangladeshis have been apprehended this year while crossing from the Indian side to Bangladesh for lack of travel documents, Border Guards Bangladesh chief Major General Shafeenul Islam said on Sunday. He was addressing a media briefing after signing a Joint Record of Discussion with Border Security Force (BSF) at the […]

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Cong Slams UP Govt Over 'Manhandling' Of Priyanka Gandhi, Demands President's Rule

New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday slammed the Uttar Pradesh government over police “manhandling” party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Lucknow and demanded imposition of President’s rule in the state. Addressing a press conference here, Congress leader Sushmita Dev said Priyanka Gandhi was acting as a responsible leader without disturbing the peace. The Congress […]

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AMU Students Invite Police Officials For Iftar

Aligarh: In an effort to restore goodwill, Aligarh Muslim University students sat with police officials posted at the campus during an iftar after concluding a day-long fast observed in solidarity with the victims of violence during the protests against the new citizenship law last week. They interacted during the evening meal on Friday near the […]

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Opinion: It Is Time To Understand The Citizenship Amendment Act

By Dr Aiswarya Biswal Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) came into effect once the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) was passed after due deliberation through a democratic process of both houses of the parliament and President Shri Ram Nath Kovind gave his assent to it. The CAA provides the persecuted minority communities such as Hindus, Sikhs, Christians, […]

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BJP To Launch Nationwide Pro-CAA Campaign From January 5

New Delhi: Amid the nationwide protests against the amended citizenship law, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to run a nationwide pro-CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act) campaign under the leadership of Union Home Minister Amit Shah. It was decided at a meeting of senior leaders of the party held under the chairmanship of working president […]

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ICC Should Not Allow Teams To Tour Unsafe India: Javed Miandad

Lahore: Former Pakistan skipper Javed Miandad on Friday echoed Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ehsan Mani in saying that teams should stop touring India in the backdrop of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests. “People should take note of what is going on in India. I urge the ICC to boycott them,” Miandad said in […]

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People Protest Outside Jama Masjid Against Citizenship Law

New Delhi: Braving cold weather, hundreds of people gathered outside the iconic Jama Masjid in Old Delhi after the Friday prayers and protested peacefully against the amended citizenship law, a week after violent protests rocked the neighbourhood on the issue. Amid heavy police deployment, the protesters raised slogans against the law and in support of […]

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Congress To Take Out Marches Across Country On Its Foundation Day

New Delhi: Amid raging anti-CAA protests, the Congress will take out marches across the country on its 134th foundation day on Saturday to take its “Save Constitution-Save India” message to the people. Congress president Sonia Gandhi will unfurl the party’s flag at the AICC headquarters here on Saturday morning to mark the occasion, while former […]

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No One Will Be Stripped Of Citizenship: Amit Shah

Shimla: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday said no one would be stripped of their citizenship and accused the Congress of spreading rumours. Addressing a public rally in the Himachal Pradesh capital on the second anniversary of the BJP government led by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, Shah in his half-hour address defended the […]

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TMC To Give Rs 5 Lakh Each To Kin Of Persons Killed In Mangaluru Anti-CAA Protests

Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress will give a compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to families of the two persons killed in Karnataka’s Mangaluru during protests against the amended Citizenship Act. The state president of the TMC’s trade union wing Indian National Trinamool Trade Union Congress (INTTUC), Dola Sen said cheques of Rs 5 lakh each […]

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Left Parties Announce 7-Day Nationwide Protests From Jan 1 Against CAA, NRC, NPR; Strike On Jan 8

New Delhi: The Left parties on Thursday announced a seven-day nationwide protest from January 1 to 7 and a general strike on January 8 against the Citizenship Amendment Act, the National Population Register and the National Register of Citizens. In a joint statement, the Communist Party of India (Marxist), the Communist Party of India, the […]

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JU Students 'Rusticate' Chancellor Jagdeep Dhankhar, Call Him 'Spineless'

Kolkata: On the warpath with West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, students of Jadavpur University on Thursday “rusticated” him as the chancellor over his stand on a host of issues, including the contentious Citizenship Act. In an “open letter” that addressed Dhankhar as ‘Ex- Chancellor’, two students’ bodies–Arts Faculty Students Union (AFSU) and Faculty of Engineering […]

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Peaceful Protests To Continue Till CAA Is Revoked: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata: Asserting that peaceful protests will continue as long as the new citizenship law is not withdrawn, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday warned the BJP against “playing with fire”. Speaking at a protest rally in the city, the Trinamool Congress supremo accused the BJP of not keeping its promises and referred to […]

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Congress Solely Responsible For CAA Violence In India: Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister and senior BJP leader Dharmendra Pradhan said on Thursday that the Congress was solely responsible for the country-wide violence over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). Those were ‘sponsored’ protests which were being supported by the Congress, Pradhan alleged. Addressing a presser in Bhubaneswar on BJP’s Jan Jagran Abhiyan, Pradhan charged that Congress […]

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Leading Crowds To Violence Is Not Leadership: Army Chief

New Delhi: Taking a stand over Citizenship Amendment Act, Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat said on Thursday that instigating large crowds to turn violent and carry out arson doesn’t amount to leadership. General Rawat said at an event – Six Sigma Healthcare Delhi- that the Leadership is all about leading. “Therefore what is […]

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Top Congress Leaders Sit On 'Satyagraha' At Rajghat

New Delhi: Top Congress leaders led by Sonia Gandhi on Monday sat on a ‘Satyagraha’ at Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial Rajghat here, demanding that the rights of people as enshrined in the Constitution be protected. Top Congress leaders, including former prime minister Manmohan Singh, former party chief Rahul Gandhi and general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, participated […]

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Where Will Muslim Refugees Go If India Won't Accept Them: Odisha Congress MLA

Bhubaneswar: After raising voice against the Citizen Amendment Act (CAA) & National Register of Citizens (NRC), senior Congress leader and Jatni MLA Sura Routray slammed the central government over implementation of National Population Register (NPR) in the country. Sura said, “We’ll go to every panchayat, every block in every district of Odisha to create mass […]

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Govt Open To Accept Suggestions Of Protesters Of CAA

New Delhi: The government is open to accept suggestions, if any, from people who are staging protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), a top official said on Friday. The Home Ministry is preparing the Rules for the CAA in consultation with the Law Ministry that will indicate the process to apply for Indian citizenship […]

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2 Killed In Karnataka, 1 In UP, Hundreds Detained As Anti-Citizenship Law Protests Rage Across Multiple Cities

New Delhi: Simultaneous protests raged in multiple cities on Thursday with thousands-strong crowds of students, activists and others defying prohibitory orders to voice their dissent against the new citizenship law, resulting in violence in Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh. Two people were killed in Mangaluru while a man in Lucknow was killed as violence erupted in […]

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Protesters Found Guilty To Compensate Damages To Public Property- Yogi Adityanath

Lucknow: Protesters pelted stones, torched vehicles and faced tear-gas shells in the state capital and some other parts of Uttar Pradesh as police struggled to contain the fallout of the amended citizenship law. The scattered incidents of violence were reported from Lucknow’s old city and parts of Sambhal and Mau districts. Internet services remained suspended […]

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Anti-CAA Protests Continue Across Odisha

Cuttack/Rayagada/Rourkela: As protests over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) intensified creating chaos in several parts of the country, the situation in Odisha was no different and agitations were reported from several parts of the State today. Hundreds of people representing minority communities took out a rally organised by Bahujan Kranti Morcha in Salepur Town of […]

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Anti-CAA Protesters Resort To 'Gandhigiri', Offer Roses To Police

New Delhi: Anti-citizenship law protestors offered roses to security personnel at the Jantar Mantar on Thursday, saying police can baton charge them as much as they want but their message is “love in return for hatred”. Some lawyers participating in the demonstration also offered legal assistance to protestors in case they are detained by the […]

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Muslims Of India Need Not Fear, CAA Doesn't Threaten Their Citizenship: Ajmer Dargah Spiritual Head

Jaipur: The Citizenship (Amendment) Act is not against Muslims of the country and they need not fear as it does not pose any danger to their citizenship, the spiritual head of Ajmer Dargah Zainul Abedin Ali Khan said on Thursday. He said the government should constitute a high-power committee considering the sentiments of Muslim community […]

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CAA: 12 Key Points To Remember

Did you know? The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) does not stop any foreigner of any country from applying for Indian Citizenship under The Citizenship Act, 1955. PIB explains this, and other facts below. Here are 12 key takeaways from the Act: 1. The Citizenship Act, 1955 provides for acquisition, determination, and termination of Indian citizenship. […]

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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, […]

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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’ […]

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'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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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