Tag: Caa

Kerala Government Moves SC Against CAA

New Delhi: After the Kerala Assembly passed a resolution against the Citizenship Amendment Act, the state government has moved the Supreme Court challenging the amended law. Kerala has now become the first state to move the top court in the backdrop of nationwide protests against the religion-based citizenship law. The Supreme Court is already seized […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Social Media Erupts Over Satya Nadella's CAA Statement

New Delhi: As Microsoft Corporation CEO Satya Nadella’s statement voicing concern over the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act went viral, netizens took to social media platforms to ask whether people will boycott Microsoft and Windows next. “As retaliation to @satyanadella’s statement on CAA, millions of Indians #BoycottWindows, there have been reports of people removing all windows […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Pratap Sarangi
CAA Is To 'Atone For Sin Of Partition': Union Minister Pratap Chandra Sarangi

Surat: Union Minister of State for MSME Pratap Chandra Sarangi on Saturday said the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) was a way to “atone for the sin of Partition” committed by the Congress. He said the Act, which seeks to give citizenship to non-Muslim minorities when entered India before December 31, 2014 from Pakistan, Afghanistan and […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
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, […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
CAA May Become Part Of Lucknow University Pol Science Syllabus

Lucknow: In the midst of ongoing protests against the amended citizenship law, Lucknow University’s Political Science Department has come up with the idea of including it as a topic in its curriculum. “We, in our department, teach the Constitution and citizenship. This is one of the contemporary issues in Indian politics. We want to teach […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
group clash in Balasore liquor shop
Two Die In Clash Over CAA In West Bengal

Kolkata: Two persons were killed and at least one person sustained injury in a clash over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district on Wednesday, police said. One person injured in the incident has been hospitalised, police said. Unofficial sources, however, put the injury figure at three. The violence followed an argument […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Maharashtra-Navnirman-Sena holds Morcha
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021