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No Proof On Being Indian Will Be Sought: Govt On NRC

New Delhi: The Central government has appealed to the people not to get misled by the rumours and doubts over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act – CAA, and National Register of Citizens (NRC), as violent protests, broke out across the country over the two issues. The government, in a bid to quell and address the doubts […]

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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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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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US Honours Indian Democracy For Robust Debate On CAA: Mike Pompeo

New York: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has noted that there was a “robust debate” within India over the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 (CAA) and that Washington honours Indian democracy. Asked by a reporter about Washington’s reaction to the CAA, Pompeo said: “We honour Indian democracy as they have a robust debate inside […]

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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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CAA Stir: PM Modi Dares Cong To Say It's Ready To Accord Indian Citizenship To All Pakistanis

Bhognadih: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday accused the “Congress and its friends” of spreading lies over the new citizenship law, and dared them to declare they will accord Indian nationality to all Pakistanis. He also challenged them to re-introduce Article 370 in the erstwhile state of Jammu & Kashmir and scrap the law against […]

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Odisha Congress to launch campaign against CAA

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha unit of Congress party will launch a state-wide campaign against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), informed Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee(OPCC) President Niranjan Patnaik. The OPCC chief informed that different programmes will be organised similar to ‘Bharat Bachao’ rally held in Delhi recently. The agitation will be launched after December 28 which is […]

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CAA Has Nothing To Do With NRC: MHA

New Delhi: Citizenship (Amendment) Act has nothing to do with National Register of Citizens (NRC) and it does not apply to Indian citizens, including Muslims, Home Ministry sources said on Tuesday. The information was shared following incidents of violence across many states over the new Act. “CAA has nothing to do with NRC and it […]

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Oppn Spreading 'Falsehood' About Citizenship Act: Amit Shah

Poreyahat (Jharkhand): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday alleged that the opposition parties are spreading “falsehood” about the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) among the students. The BJP president accused the Congress, Aam Admi Party and the Trinamool Congress of “misleading” students on CAA. “Congress, AAP and the Trinamool Congress are playing vote bank politics […]

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BJP Announces Nationwide Campaign To Spread Awareness About Citizenship Law

New Delhi: Amid protests against the amended citizenship law, the BJP on Sunday announced a nationwide campaign to spread awareness about the legislation and asserted that it is not discriminatory against Muslims or any other community. Addressing a press conference with party vice president Dushyant Gautam, spokesperson Sambit Patra said BJP workers will fan out […]

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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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Curfew Relaxed In Guwahati From 9 am To 4 pm

Guwahati: The curfew, imposed in Guwahati amid protests against the amended Citizenship Act, was relaxed on Saturday from 9 am to 4pm, police said. Long queues were seen outside shops at several places, including Dispur, Uzan Bazar, Chandmari, Silpukhuri and Zoo Road. Auto-rickshaws and cycle-rickshaws were plying across the city. However, buses were off roads. […]

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UN Human Rights Chief Concerned Over Citizenship Law

United Nations: The UN Human Rights head has expressed concern over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), but said that “the goal of protecting persecuted groups is welcome.” “While the goal of protecting persecuted groups is welcome, this should be done through a robust national asylum system that is premised on the principle of equality and […]

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