Citizenship Amendment Act

CAA implementation to reduce role of minorities: Amartya Sen

Asked whether the BJP-led central government has improved in its performance in these years, Sen replied in the negative.

published on : 14th January 2023

Home Ministry gets another term to frame rules for CAA

MHA has apparently said that they have approached the Parliamentary committees, seeking more time.

published on : 9th January 2023

Legislating religious revivalism

The Constitutional lens of common brotherhood gets replaced by a religious lens coloured by divisiveness.

published on : 19th December 2022

Festering wounds of CAA protests keep citizenship issue alive in Assam

The Opposition protested the Act as being based on religious criteria, while the RSS and BJP claim communal narrative has been created "by some" for political mileage.

published on : 11th December 2022

CAA will be implemented soon in West Bengal: Union Minister Nisith Pramanik

Union Minister of State (Home) Nisith Pramanik on Monday said that the Citizenship Amendment Act would be implemented in the state soon. 

published on : 29th November 2022

Rift in Bengal BJP: Pro-CAA rally fails to draw state party leaders

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had strongly opposed the contentious act and had recently reiterated that her government would not allow CAA in Bengal.

published on : 27th November 2022

Ready to pay with my life, but won’t allow CAA, says Mamata

Mamata’s remark is said to be politically significant as the venue of the rally in Nadia district, which has significant electorates of Matuas, Hindu refugees from Bangladesh.

published on : 10th November 2022

DMs of 31 districts of 9 states can give citizenship to non-Muslims from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan

The authorities of none of the districts of Assam and West Bengal, where the issue is politically sensitive, have been given the powers so far.

published on : 9th November 2022

Matuas to stop trusting BJP if Citizenship Amendment Act not implemented: Community leaders

The ruling TMC in Bengal, however, claimed that the BJP was trying to fool Matuas with the "CAA hoax".

published on : 4th November 2022

‘Decide early dates to hear pleas of Jamia violence’

“List all matters before Division Bench (DB) on November 29. The DB is requested to decide the matter at an early date as directed by the Supreme Court,” the bench said.

published on : 29th October 2022

Jamia bans entry of Safoora Zargar, two other ex-students' for 'agitating' on campus

2020 riots accused Safoora Zargar along with several other students has been staging protests against the cancellation of her admission.

published on : 17th September 2022

Umar Khalid completes 2 years in jail; mother says she is 'optimistic' of him walking free soon

The violence erupted during the protests against CAA and NRC. In a letter to his friend written from the prison premises, Khalid said that he feels lonely and pessimistic at times.

published on : 13th September 2022

No criminal connect with Delhi riots, argues Umar Khalid; HC reserves order on bail plea

Khalid, arrested by Delhi Police in September 2020, said that there was no material to support the case of the prosecution against him.

published on : 9th September 2022

Amit Shah on two-day visit to Odisha

He will meet the State leaders and functionaries of the party at the State BJP headquarters here before the book reading programme.

published on : 7th August 2022

Foreigners Tribunals across Assam suffer due to lack of infrastructure

The 200 Foreigners’ Tribunals (FTs) were to become functional from September 1, 2019, as a consequence of a May 2019 Supreme Court order.

published on : 15th July 2022

'If elected president, will ensure CAA is not implemented': Yashwant Sinha

Interacting with opposition lawmakers of Assam, Sinha said the BJP-led government has not been able to implement the CAA so far as it was 'foolishly drafted' in a hurry.

published on : 13th July 2022

'Hindus in Bangladesh not enthusiastic about CAA', claims community leader

Moninder Kumar Nath, a prominent leader of the Hindu community and president of Mahanagar Sarvajan Puja Samiti, said that a lot remains to be done for the community.

published on : 11th June 2022

Sharjeel Imam bail plea deferred for July 7 as courts take summer break

A Delhi court on Friday adjourned the bail plea of former JNU student leader Sharjeel Imam in a sedition case until July 7 as the courts are on vacation from today.

published on : 11th June 2022

Delhi: Establishing dialogue through movement

However, Raikhy took out the banner once more while being home-bound during the pandemic-induced lockdown in 2020.

published on : 11th May 2022

NESO, AASU oppose Home Minister Amit Shah's assertion on CAA implementation

Iterating that the CAA, if implemented, would be detrimental to local interests, the NESO and the AAASU said that mass movements would be organised again if the Centre tried to impose the law.

published on : 6th May 2022
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