Citizenship Act

Congress' anti-CAA 'gamochas' campaign picks up in poll-bound Assam

Congres workers have collected the 'Gamochas' (traditional white and red woven cloth offered as an honour in Assam) as part of its door-to-door campaign.

published on : 24th February 2021

CAA not a major factor in Bengal polls anymore as Centre gets six more months to prepare rules

In a written reply, Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said the Act was notified on in December 2019 and has come into effect from January 10 last year.

published on : 3rd February 2021

Delhi riots: Police tells HC plea for giving videos of protests against CAA not maintainable

The issue regarding maintainability of the plea was raised before Justice Suresh K Kait by Additional Solicitor General S V Raju, appearing for the Delhi Police.

published on : 14th January 2021

CAA likely to be implemented from January 2021: Kailash Vijayvargiya

The BJP national general secretary accused the TMC government of not being sympathetic to the cause of the refugees.

published on : 6th December 2020

Posters of absconding anti-CAA agitators come up again in Lucknow

The posters come up months after the local administration had put up hoardings with pictures of some protesters for realising the damages for vandalism, leading to a major controversy.

published on : 5th November 2020

KSU puts up 'Meghalaya Bengalis are Bangladeshis' banners, police pulls them down

The outfit, in the banners, also mourned the death of one of its members in clashes over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Bengali-dominated Ichamati village.

published on : 22nd October 2020

Would have been happier if demand was met: Shaheen Bagh's 'dadi' Bilkis on featuring on TIME magazine

The 82-year-old, along with her two friends Asma Khatoon (90) and Sarwari (75), was at the protest site every day, braving a chilly winter last December, the coldest in over a century.

published on : 24th September 2020

Anti-CAA protests: AMU students demand review of cases filed for December 15 campus violence

Violent protests had broken out against the Citizenship Amendment Act on the campus in which over 70 people, including students, AMU security staff and police personnel were injured.

published on : 24th September 2020

SC to hear after two weeks plea of Sharjeel Imam for clubbing of FIRs against him

On June 19, the top court had said it cannot pass any interim orders without seeing the replies of all the five states where FIRs were lodged against Imam.

published on : 26th August 2020

Delhi Police opposes in HC setting up of SIT, committee on Jamia violence

The submission was made before a bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan by Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Aman Lekhi.

published on : 5th August 2020

Set up an SIT, CoI or fact finding committee to look into 2019 Jamia violence: Delhi HC urged

The petitions have sought action against the police officials involved in the incidents of violence in the varsity on December 13 and 15 last year.

published on : 4th August 2020

'Open their bank accounts': NCPCR on kids of persecuted minorities from neighbouring nations

The directions are part of a report on the workshop held by the NCPCR especially to discuss the issues faced by such children in February this year.

published on : 28th July 2020

Delhi violence: HC restrains police from circulating information on allegations on Pinjra Tod activist

The court passed the order on a plea by Devangana Kalitha, a JNU student, alleging selective leak of certain evidence against her by the police.

published on : 27th July 2020

Pinjra Tod activist started media trial to gain sympathy in Delhi violence case: Police to HC

The police filed an affidavit in response to a plea by JNU student Devangana Kalitha alleging that the probe agency was selectively leaking, to the media, certain information.

published on : 7th July 2020

Lucknow admin attaches properties of anti-CAA protesters accused of vandalism

The authorities are acting under the Uttar Pradesh Recovery of Damages to Public and Private property ordinance-2020 in compliance with the orders issued by the additional district magistrate.

published on : 1st July 2020
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