Asim Sarkar, a BJP legislator from Matua community-dominated Haringhata, said that a section of refugees had trusted the saffron party as it promised to implement the law.
According to Section 8(2) of the Citizenship Act (CA), when a person ceases to be a citizen of India, every minor child of that person shall thereupon cease to be its citizen.
Ahead of Shah’s two-day visit to Assam beginning on Monday, these organisations have threatened to re-launch the anti-CAA agitations in the diverse region.
The Gauhati High Court has asked a man to apply for citizenship under the CAA after he was declared “foreigner” by a Foreigner’s Tribunal.
Justice Rajnish Bhatnagar issued notice to the prosecution and asked them to file reply to the bail plea while listing the matter for further hearing on February 11, next year.
AJP president Lurinjyoti Gogoi appealed to the people to join the protest in large numbers to commemorate two-years of the protest.
This is significant, given that NRC has been top of BJP’s poll agenda and Union Home Minister Amit Shah has promised to implement it before the 2024 general polls.
The Himanta Biswa Sarma cabinet decided that no new cases will be registered against the Gorkha community at the Foreigners’ Tribunals.
UP Police said the protest was led by Ulema Council national general secretary Tahir Madni, who was also arrested on Wednesday.
Don't hand over any papers, unless they are engaged in voter list updation, she said to the people of Kolkata.
The former Union minister said the Congress was not against giving refuge and citizenship to those persecuted in Pakistan irrespective of their religion.
An IIT-K student sang the poem 'Hum Dekhenge' by Faiz, an eminent poet, against which a complaint was filed by Dr Vashimant Sharma, a temporary faculty member.
The minister also claimed that former Congress president Rahul Gandhi knows no difference between the CAA and GST.
With the country still embroiled in protests as we enter the New Year, here’s a look at the major stirs that rocked the country in 2019
Expressing happiness on adoption of the anti-CAA resolution in the Kerala Assembly moved by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, DMK president M K Stalin said it was a welcome move.