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Tag: Citizenship Law

Muslims In UP Hand Over Rs 6.27 Lakh DD To Admin For Protest Damages

Bulandshahr (UP): A section of Muslims from the civil society here handed over a demand draft of Rs 6.27 lakh to the Bulandshahr district administration to compensate for damage to public property during violent protests over the citizenship law in Uttar Pradesh. Handing over the demand draft to officials on Friday, they also requested the […]

People Protest Outside Jama Masjid Against Citizenship Law

New Delhi: Braving cold weather, hundreds of people gathered outside the iconic Jama Masjid in Old Delhi after the Friday prayers and protested peacefully against the amended citizenship law, a week after violent protests rocked the neighbourhood on the issue. Amid heavy police deployment, the protesters raised slogans against the law and in support of […]

Citizenship Law, NRC Have Nothing To Do With Indian Muslims: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday accused his rivals of stoking fears among people and misleading Muslims over the amended citizenship law, and asserted that his government’s schemes have never done any discrimination on the basis of religion. Addressing a rally at Ramlila Maidan here, he said the citizenship law and the proposed […]

5 Injured As Bombs Hurled At Protest March In West Bengal

Raiganj (West Bengal): Five persons were injured on Wednesday when crude bombs were hurled at a protest march taken out against the new Citizenship law in West Bengal’s North Dinajpur district, police said. The march, taken out by the Paschim Banga Nasshi Sheikh Unnayan Samiti, was returning after submitting a deputation at the district magistrate’s […]

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 […]

Assam Protest Toll Reaches 5, Partial Relief In Curfew

Guwahati: The toll in the ongoing protests against the new citizenship law (CAA) rose to five in Assam with two more persons injured in police firing earlier this week succumbing to their wounds, even as the authorities on Sunday decided to further relax the curfew in this capital city amid gradual improvement in the law […]

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 […]

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 […]