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Tag: Citizenship Act

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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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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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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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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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Right-Wing Group Secretary Files Petition Against Sonia, Owaisi Over Remarks On Citizenship Law

Aligarh: A lawyer here has filed a petition against Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi and others alleging they were making inflammatory statements in connection with the Citizenship Amendment Act. Praveen Gupta, who is also the national secretary of Rashtriya Hindu Vahini Akhand Bharat, approached the court of Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate of […]

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Anti-CAA Protests On In Several Cities

New Delhi: Country-wide protests on the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) gained momentum on Thursday as various groups protested in Delhi, Bengaluru, Patna, Kolkata, Hyderabad and many other cities and towns across the country. Meanwhile the authorities have prepared for the protests by deploying police force in large numbers and imposing section 144 in several […]

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UN Concerned Over Violence During Protests Against CAA; Urges Respect For Freedom Of Expression

United Nations: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called for respect for the rights of freedom of opinion and expression as he voiced concern over the violence and alleged use of excessive force by security personnel in India during protests against the Citizenship Act. According to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), members of Hindu, Sikh, […]

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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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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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SC To Hear Pleas Alleging Police Atrocities On Students Protesting Against CAA

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has agreed to hear on Tuesday pleas which have alleged police atrocities on students holding protests against the amended Citizenship Act at the Aligarh Muslim University and the Jamia Millia Islamia University here. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde on Monday also took serious note of the […]

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Anti-CAA Stir: Violent Protests Rock Jamia, AMU; Bengal Boils, Uneasy Calm In Assam

New Delhi: Violent protests erupted near Jamai Millia Islamia in Delhi and at the Aligarh Muslim University in Uttar Pradesh, while West Bengal plunged deeper into chaos on Sunday during the stir over the new citizenship law with incidents of arson and loot reported from the state and the northeast, acts which Prime Minister Narendra […]

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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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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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