Citizenship Amendment Act

Ashok Gehlot slams Nadda's statement on CAA 

Nadda had on Monday said the execution of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) has been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and asserted that the law would be implemented soon.

published on : 21st October 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

Delhi riots: Court sends Sharjeel Imam to 4-days police custody in UAPA case

Imam was arrested by the Special Cell of Delhi Police on Tuesday for allegedly being part of a “premeditated conspiracy” in connection to the riots during protests against the CAA.

published on : 26th August 2020

Several Muslims from Shaheen Bagh join Delhi BJP

Delhi BJP leader Nighat Abbas said the people who joined the party are residents of Shaheen Bagh area.

published on : 16th August 2020

NIA court rejects peasant leader Akhil Gogoi's bail plea

The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti chief, who has tested positive for COVID-19, is currently undergoing treatment at Gauhati Medical College and Hospital.

published on : 7th August 2020

More three months for framing rules of Citizenship Amendment Act

The CAA may take another three months to actually come into effect as the Union Home Ministry has sought an additional three months’ time for framing rules of the CAA. 

published on : 3rd August 2020

MHA seeks three additional months for framing Citizenship Amendment Act rules

The objective of the CAA is to grant Indian citizenship to persecuted minorities -- Hindu, Sikh, Jain, Buddhist, Parsi and Christian -- from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.

published on : 2nd August 2020

Nine of those killed in Delhi riots were forced to shout 'Jai Shri Ram', police tell court

The accused were part of a WhatsApp group -- Kattar Hindu Ekta -- that was created on February 25 to take “revenge” on Muslims, the charge sheets said

published on : 3rd July 2020

Anti-CAA protest to begin on Wednesday

Around 100 people are set to gather at Maurya Circle near Gandhi statue on Wednesday to protest against the CAA-NRC, demand the release people arrested by the Delhi police.

published on : 3rd June 2020

Repeal amended Citizenship Act immediately, Human Rights Watch urges India

The government should immediately reverse policies that violate India's international legal obligations, investigate alleged police abuses and protect freedom of speech and assembly.

published on : 10th April 2020

Delhi violence: Court grants bail to seven in rioting case

Communal clashes broke out in northeast Delhi on February 24 after violence between citizenship law supporters and protesters spiralled out of control leaving 44 people dead and around 200 injured.

published on : 26th March 2020

Centre to SC: NRC necessary exercise to identify citizens

Centre in the affidavit mentioned that as per the information available in open sources in many countries, there is a system of maintaining register of their citizens

published on : 17th March 2020

After Kerala, Rajasthan government moves SC challenging validity of Citizenship Amendment Act

Rajasthan moved the top court invoking Article 131 of the Constitution under which a state is empowered to directly move the Supreme Court in case of a dispute with the Centre.

published on : 17th March 2020

Telangana passes resolution against Citizenship Amendment Act, seventh state to do so

While the MIM and the Congress supported the resolution, the lone member of the BJP in the Assembly T Raja Singh tore a copy of the resolution, rushed to the Speaker's podium and raised slogans.

published on : 16th March 2020

Invite all communities, not just Muslims for meet on CAA: IUML

In a rare move, Chief Secretary K Shanmugam has called for a meeting with leaders of Muslim community on Saturday, to allay concerns over the Citizenship Amendment Act.

published on : 14th March 2020
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