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.
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.
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.
Delhi BJP leader Nighat Abbas said the people who joined the party are residents of Shaheen Bagh area.
The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti chief, who has tested positive for COVID-19, is currently undergoing treatment at Gauhati Medical College and Hospital.
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.
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.
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
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.
The government should immediately reverse policies that violate India's international legal obligations, investigate alleged police abuses and protect freedom of speech and assembly.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.