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Mamata takes up paint brush to protest against CAA-NRC-NPR

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST
Using art as a medium of protest against CAA, NPR and NRC, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday took up the paint brush at a Trinamool Congress demonstration where a number of painters close to her had assembled.... read..
 

Members of Bahujan Kranti Morcha block railway track during anti CAA, NRC protest in Mumbai

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 29, 2020 10:41:31 AM IST
Members of Bahujan Kranti Morcha on Wednesday blocked a railway track in Kanjurmarg station during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC).... read..
 

High drama in Kerala Assembly as MLAs block Governor's way, display anti-CAA placards

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | January 29, 2020 10:11:24 AM IST
Kerala Assembly on Wednesday witnessed high voltage drama with Opposition MLAs chanting "go back governor" and displaying anti-CAA posters against Governor Arif Mohammad Khan as soon as he arrived in the House to address the budget session that began toda... read..
 

Won't file case against those shouting slogans about beheading me at pro-CAA rally: Cong MLA Khader

Mangaluru (Karnataka) | January 29, 2020 10:41:21 AM IST
Congress MLA UT Khader on Tuesday said that he will not file a case against those who shouted slogans during a pro-CAA rally about beheading him.... read..
 

They're ruled by one party, unlike Maharashtra: Ajit Pawar on States passing resolution against CAA

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 28, 2020 6:41:20 AM IST
Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Ajit Pawar, said that resolutions against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act have been passed in States like Kerala, Punjab, Rajasthan and West Bengal as they are ruled by one party, unlike Maharashtra.... read..
 

PM Modi fulfilled Mahatma's dream with CAA: Rajnath

Mangaluru |Tuesday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST
Defending the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday held that the amendment of the Act by Parliament in December fulfilled dreams of Mahatma Gandhi.... read..
 

No scope for outside interference: Naidu on CAA Debate in European Parliament

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST
Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday hit out at European Union (EU) lawmakers for moving resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir and the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), saying India did not need "advice or guidance" and there was "no scope" for "outside... read..
 

Illegal refugees returning to Bangladesh after CAA: Official

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
In the wake of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, illegal immigrants from Bangladesh have begun to flee India back to their native country, a senior Border Security Force official said.... read..
 

Govt brought CAA to correct historical injustice: PM

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
The Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday, said that his government brought Citizenship Amendment Act to correct historical injustice and fulfil country's old promise to minorities living in neighbouring countries. "I am amazed how people can forget wh... read..
 

Congress is playing politics over CAA, says Himanta Biswa Sarma

Guwahati (Assam) | January 28, 2020 7:11:20 PM IST
Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday said the Congress is playing politics on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), accusing the national party of waging a "war" against Hindu community in the country.... read..
 

Priyanka for probe into police mitras' role in anti-CAA rally (Lead)

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who on Monday along with former party chief Rahul Gandhi met officials of the NHRC, took up the issue of "police mitras", or friends of the police, allegedly involved in attacking those protesting against ... read..
 

Allahabad HC seeks report on police action in CAA protests

Lucknow |Tuesday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
The Allahabad High Court has asked the Yogi Adityanath government for a report on police action during the violence that took place in the Uttar Pradesh in December during the protests over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).... read..
 

Jadavpur University students block Guv's car, protest against CAA

Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 28, 2020 2:41:34 PM IST
Scores of students of Jadavpur University blocked the car of West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday morning.... read..
 

Anti-CAA protests meant to create '1947-like' situation, says Union minister Giriraj Singh

New Delhi | January 28, 2020 2:41:31 PM IST
Senior BJP leader and Union minister Giriraj Singh on Tuesday claimed that the protests against the CAA are being organised across the country to "create 1947-like conditions" when India was partitioned, and alleged that the Congress, West Bengal Chief Mi... read..
 

Cong, AAP backing CAA protests for votes: Prasad

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
The Constitution document was embellished with Hindu deities and motifs, said Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday while criticising Shaheen Bagh anti-CAA agitation.... read..
 

BJP MLA opposes CAA, says people should not be divided in name of religion

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | January 28, 2020 5:11:32 PM IST
Opposing the newly enacted Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Narayan Tripathi on Tuesday said the country should not be divided in the name of religion.... read..
 

Police seal a Bidar school's office after students perform play against CAA, NRC

Bidar (Karnataka) | January 28, 2020 5:11:30 PM IST
Karnataka police sealed the offices of Shaheen School after its students participated in a play against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC).... read..
 

Calcutta University students block Guv's car, protest against CAA

Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 28, 2020 3:41:31 PM IST
Scores of students at Calcutta University blocked the car of West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday morning.... read..
 

Ready for talks with PM, first withdraw CAA, says Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 28, 2020 3:41:20 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that she is ready for talks with Prime Minister Modi but first the PM will have to withdraw the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).... read..
 

Would be better if Centre rethinks CAA: Mayawati

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | January 28, 2020 3:11:22 PM IST
BSP chief Mayawati on Tuesday said that it would be better if the Centre does a rethinks on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).... read..
 

Bengal Assembly passes resolution against CAA (round up)

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
The West Bengal Assembly here on Monday passed a resolution demanding scrapping of the new citizenship law (CAA).... read..
 

'Dissent greatest form of patriotism': Pooja Bhatt on anti-CAA protests

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 28, 2020 12:11:34 PM IST
Bollywood actor and director Pooja Bhatt has said that she doesn't support the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and asserted that dissent is the greatest form of patriotism.... read..
 

Mob attack on J'khand pro-CAA rally: Curfew relaxed for 2 hrs

Ranchi |Monday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
A curfew imposed following a mob attack on a pro-CAA rally in Jharkhand was relaxed for two hours in the Lohardaga district on Monday.... read..
 

Indian-Americans protest against CAA, NRC, NPR on R-Day

Los Angeles |Monday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
Hundreds of members of the Indian-American community took to the streets in California to mark India's Republic Day and protest against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC), and the National Population Re... read..
 

With CAA, you have brought Jinnah's logic: Shashi Tharoor

Jaipur |Monday, 2020 6:45:05 AM IST
Stressing that he condemned the CAA as soon as it was introduced, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said that it was unconstitutional as the foundation of Indian independence clearly says that religion has nothing to do with citizenship. "Unlike Pakistan, we hav... read..
 

Still a 'Shah': Despite anti-CAA protests, 50.7% pleased with HM

New Delhi |Monday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
The nation has been rocked by anti-CAA protests and Delhi was crippled by large-scale violence against the legislation, while his utterances that a National Register of Citizens will come into play eventually, united the opposition against him. Yet, what ... read..
 

Resolution against CAA passed in Bengal assembly

Kolkata |Monday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
The West Bengal Assembly on Monday passed a resolution demanding scrapping of the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA).... read..
 

Kapil Sibal refutes reports of receiving money from PFI in connection with anti-CAA protest

New Delhi | January 27, 2020 11:11:19 PM IST
Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Monday refuted reports of having received payments from the Popular Front of India (PFI) in connection with the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).... read..
 

Om Birla writes to EU Parliament president, terms draft anti-CAA resolutions as 'inappropriate'

New Delhi | January 27, 2020 11:11:26 PM IST
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has written a letter to European Parliament President David Maria Sassoli over the draft resolutions that have been tabled by some of its members on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), saying that it is inappropriate for one le... read..
 

2 persons booked for anti-CAA protest in Lucknow

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | January 27, 2020 11:11:27 PM IST
Two persons have been booked for allegedly provoking women and scuffling with police personnel during the protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) here.... read..
 

Bengal Assembly passes resolution against CAA (2nd Lead)

Kolkata |Monday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
The West Bengal Assembly on Monday passed a resolution demanding scrapping of contentious new citizenship law.... read..
 

Resolution against CAA tabled in Bengal Assembly

Kolkata |Monday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Monday tabled a resolution in the state Assembly against the new Citizenship Amendment Act.... read..
 

Congress demands NHRC to probe 'brutal conduct' of UP Police during anti-CAA protests

New Delhi | January 27, 2020 10:41:26 PM IST
A Congress delegation on Monday submitted a memorandum to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) demanding an inquiry into the "unlawful and brutal conduct" of the Uttar Pradesh Police during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).... read..
 

Anti-CAA: Bengal CM wants every student to visit 1K households

Kolkata |Monday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister and state's ruling Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Monday asked every member of the party's student wing to visit 1,000 houses to convince the people about the party's stand against the Citizenship Amendment) Act.... read..
 

Five detained for raising anti-CAA slogans at JLF

Jaipur |Monday, 2020 6:45:05 AM IST
The Jaipur Police detained a group of five activists for raising slogans against the Citizenship Amendment Act during a session at the Jaipur Literature Festival on Sunday. They were, however, released post warning not to repeat such an act.... read..
 

Rahul, Priyanka move NHRC against police 'brutality' on anti-CAA protesters in UP

New Delhi | January 27, 2020 6:41:32 PM IST
Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday met the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) officials to file a complaint against the action of Uttar Pradesh Police on the protesters during demonstrations against the Citizenship Amen... read..
 

ED establishes direct link between violent anti-CAA protests in UP and PFI, writes to MHA

New Delhi | January 27, 2020 3:41:39 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) sent a note to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) mentioning that there is a direct link between the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests in Uttar Pradesh and the Popular Front of India (PFI).... read..
 

Indian govt has failed thoroughly on CAA, says Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

New Delhi | January 27, 2020 4:41:32 PM IST
Leader of Congress party in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Monday said that the European Union (EU) Parliament being set to introduce an anti-CAA resolution shows that the central government has failed thoroughly on Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) an... read..
 

Its India's internal political matter: France on EU's anti-CAA resolution

New Delhi | January 27, 2020 6:11:26 PM IST
The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) is an "internal political matter" of India, French diplomatic sources said here on Monday, adding that France, being a founding member of the EU, has reiterated its stance over the controversial legislation on several o... read..
 

Resolution against CAA tabled in Bengal assembly (Lead)

Kolkata |Monday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Monday tabled a resolution in the state assembly against the contentious new citizenship law CAA.... read..
 

EU lawmakers intending to move draft resolution on CAA should engage with Indian govt for accurate assessment: Sources

New Delhi | January 27, 2020 1:11:19 AM IST
Members of the European Union Parliament intending to move a draft resolution on Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) should engage with the Indian government to get a full and accurate assessment of the facts with respect to the legislation "before proceeding... read..
 

West Bengal Assembly passes resolution against CAA

Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 27, 2020 5:41:24 PM IST
The West Bengal Assembly on Monday passed a resolution against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) which was moved by the Trinamool Congress (TMC) government.... read..
 

Kerala politicos welcome anti-CAA campaign in Australia

Thiruvananthapuram |Monday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala have welcomed the signature campaign in Australia against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) organised by Secular Forum, Melbourne.... read..
 

European Parliament to discuss anti-CAA resolution on Jan 29

Brussels | January 27, 2020 8:41:23 PM IST
The European Parliament will discuss the draft resolution on Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) during a plenary session on Wednesday.... read..
 

PFI 'condemns' reports of organisation's financial link to instigate anti-CAA protests

New Delhi | January 27, 2020 9:41:21 PM IST
The Popular Front of India (PFI) on Monday "condemned" news reports of the banned organisation's financial link to instigate protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and termed the allegations "baseless".... read..
 

Mamata govt to table resolution against CAA in WB Assembly today

Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 27, 2020 3:11:37 PM IST
The Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) government will table a copy of the resolution against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 in the State Assembly today.... read..
 

European Parliament is independent, sovereign in organisation of its work: EU mission on CAA resolution

New Delhi | January 27, 2020 3:11:29 PM IST
Days ahead of a debate in the European Parliament on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), based on resolutions tabled by its members, the European Union's mission in India on Monday said that the EP is an "independent institution sovereign in its delibera... read..
 

SC issues notice to Centre on fresh petitions challenging CAA, NPR

New Delhi | January 27, 2020 2:41:30 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Central government on fresh petitions filed before it challenging the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, and National Population Register (NPR) process.... read..
 

Utter failure of India's foreign policy: Kapil Sibal on Anti-CAA resolution in EU

New Delhi | January 27, 2020 2:41:27 PM IST
With the European Union (EU) Parliament set to introduce an anti-CAA resolution, senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Monday termed the move an 'utter failure of India's foreign policy'.... read..
 

'56-inch chest' govt will have to bow to people's wishes: Yashwant Sinha on CAA stir

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | January 27, 2020 2:41:25 PM IST
Terming the Citizenship Amendment Act as "unconstitutional", former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha on Monday said the "government with a 56-inch chest" will have to shed its arrogance on the new citizenship law and bend before the people who have been prot... read..
 

Anti-CAA protests: CPI(M) worker, who set himself afire, dies

Indore |Monday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
Ramesh Prajapati (70), an elderly man who set himself on fire in protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Indore district of Madhya Pradesh, died during treatment on Sunday evening, the police said.... read..
 
 
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