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Tag: Citizenship Bill

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 […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Anti-CAA Protesters Torch Railway Stations In West Bengal

Kolkata: Violence broke out in West Bengal on Friday against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) as also a possible NRC exercise in the state as protesters vandalised and set fire to railway stations, disrupting train services. In Beldanga in Murshidabad district, a mob torched the station master’s cabin and ransacked the ticket counter before setting […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
TV Channels Cautioned Against Content That Is Likely To Incite Violence

New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has issued an advisory to private satellite TV channels to be particularly cautious about airing content that is likely to incite violence, promote “anti-national attitudes” and contain anything affecting the integrity of the nation. The advisory was issued after some TV channels beamed footage of violent […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Rajya Sabha Passes Citizenship Amendment Bill

New Delhi: Rajya Sabha on Wednesday approved the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, completing the legislative procedure for giving Indian citizenship to non-Muslim migrants from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. Replying to a six-and-a-half-hour debate on the bill, Home Minister Amit Shah said the legislation seeks to provide citizenship to persecuted minorities in the three countries and not […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Citizenship Bill Against Spirit Of Constitution, Says Scindia

Indore: The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) was against the spirit of the Constitution and also India’s centuries-old philosophy of treating the world as one family, Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia said on Wednesday. Criticising the Modi government for bringing the legislation, he said not only the Congress but several other parties were opposed to the bill […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Congress Divided India On The Basis Of Religion: Union Home Minister Amit Shah

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday launched a scathing attack on the Congress accusing it of dividing India on the basis of religion during its partition, and that the move made at that time, now led the government to bring Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Minister made the remarks during debate on […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Citizenship Bill Introduced In LS Amid Opposition's Objection

New Delhi: The government on Monday introduced the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the Lok Sabha despite objection raised by the opposition parties calling the move “fundamentally unconstitutional” and “violation” of Article 14 of the Indian constitution and others. Following over an hour debate on Bill’s legislative competence if it can be taken or […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Citizenship (Amendment) Bill set to lapse, Northeast states rejoice

Shillong/New Delhi: People across the northeastern states rejoiced as the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, is set to lapse on June 3, when the term of the present Lok Sabha ends, as the Bill could not be passed in the Rajya Sabha which was adjourned sine die on Wednesday, the last day of the Budget […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Lok Sabha passes citizenship amendment bill

New Delhi: A bill seeking to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslims from Bangaldesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan was approved by the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. Piloting the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019, Home Minister Rajnath Singh told the Opposition that the bill was not against the provisions of the Constitution and would give succour to persecuted […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Assam bandh: Protestors squat on tracks, burn tyres

Guwahati: Protestors Tuesday tried to put up blockades on railway tracks and disrupt train services across Assam as part of the 12-hour state-wide bandh called by 46 organisations against the Citizenship Bill. Police officials said here that the demonstrators, who were trying to prevent train movement by squatting on tracks, were being evicted. Demonstrators also […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021

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