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Topic result for citizenship-amendment-act

After US, Canada Issues Travel Advisory For Northeast

New Delhi: After the United States, now Canada has asked its citizens to avoid “non-essential travel to the northeast in view of the ongoing protests against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act. Canada embassy issued a travel advisory on Saturday for its citizens requesting them to avoid their trip to Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram […]

Priyanka Gandhi Attacks PM Modi Over CAA, Jobs, Economy; Calls Out To Raise Voice

New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday teared into the Narendra Modi government over controversial Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019, and called upon people to raise voice against it. Addressing the Bharat Bachao rally here at Ramlila ground, Priyanka Gandhi said: “This law will become the reason for the division of the country. […]

Portion Of Railway Station Complex In Howrah Set On Fire By Protestors

Kolkata: Portion of a railway station complex in West Bengal’s Howrah district was set on fire on Saturday by a mob who also thrashed security personnel guarding it, officials said. Hundreds of people protesting against the amended Citizenship Act since morning had blocked roads in and around the Sankrail railway station and had set a […]

Big News For Rail Passengers: IRCTC E-catering Services To Restart From Feb 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 22 Apr 2021
  • Assam
Anti-CAA Protests Scald Bengal, Trains, Buses Torched

Kolkata: West Bengal was scalded by escalating violence against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), which spread to more areas on Saturday as mobs torched buses, trains and railway stations, set afire government property and blocked roads and railway tracks, disrupting train and vehicular movements. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee appealed to the people to use democratic […]

Several Trains To Odisha Cancelled, Check The List

Bhubaneswar: Train connectivity between West Bengal and southern India has been severely hit due to the ongoing protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) at several railway stations between Howrah and Kharagpur route. In view of the public agitation, major trains to and from Odisha have been cancelled. Here’s the list of the cancelled trains: […]

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 […]

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 […]

  • Thursday, 22 Apr 2021
  • CAA
AMU Shut Down Till Jan 5 After Violence

Aligarh: The Aligarh Muslim University has been shut down till January 5 after violence erupted in the university late on Sunday night, in protest against the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act. AMU students mounted a violent protest against the police crackdown on students in Jamia Milia in Delhi. Cops used tear gas shells and lathi-charged students […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

  • Thursday, 22 Apr 2021
  • CAA
Odisha Youth Sets Himself Ablaze At India Gate: Police

New Delhi: A 25-year-old youth set himself ablaze on Wednesday in the national capital and doctors said he has suffered 90 per cent burns. The youth has been identified as Kartik Meher of Odisha. The self-immolation occurred at the India Gate lawns where protesters have been demanding the rescinding of the Citizenship Amendment Act. Police, […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

  • Thursday, 22 Apr 2021
  • CAA
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 […]

  • Thursday, 22 Apr 2021
  • CAA
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 […]