Citizenship Amendment Bill

Pakistan PM Imran Khan attacks Indian government on Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

In a series of tweets, the Pakistan PM alleged the Indian government of moving systematically with a 'Hindu supremacist agenda'.

published on : 12th December 2019

Northeast burning, it's a repeat of Jammu and Kashmir, says Ghulam Nabi Azad

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said the situation in the entire country is very bad, be it the central or southern part, or even Delhi.

published on : 12th December 2019

Bangladesh Foreign Minister cancels India visit in protest over Citizenship Bill

"As a friendly country, we hope that India will not do something that affects our friendly relationship," he said.

published on : 12th December 2019

CAB protests lead to abandonment of Ranji Trophy match in Assam

The venue is also scheduled to host Assam vs Jharkhand Ranji Trophy match from December 17 in the second round. However, the BCCI is now keeping a close eye on the law and order.

published on : 12th December 2019

South Indian mosques help citizens prepare errorless documents ahead of NRC exercise

An influential Karnataka imam said illiteracy is a major problem for Muslim community in India, which prompted him to initiate a records rectification exercise, in consultation with other scholars.

published on : 12th December 2019

Anti-CAB protests: Police opens fire on protestors in Assam

The officer claimed that the protesters hurled stones and bricks at the policemen and when attempts to pacify them did not deter the mob, the security personnel opened fire at them.

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IUML moves SC against Citizenship Amendment Bill

The petitioners state that while they do not oppose the grant of citizenship to migrants, they are aggrieved by the discrimination and illegal classification based on religion.

published on : 12th December 2019

CAB protests: One killed in Assam violence

At least two Bengali-speaking people were injured in police action when they were protesting against the CAB along with largely Assamese-speaking protestors.

published on : 12th December 2019

Anti CAB protests: All train services to Tripura, Assam suspended; 12 companies of RPSF dispatched

The decision was taken Thursday night in view of the security situation in the region, Northeast Frontier Railway spokesperson Subhanan Chanda said.

published on : 12th December 2019

Infiltration from Pakistan being ignored: Shiv Sena on passage of CAB

An atmosphere is being created for granting citizenship to refugees, an editorial in party mouthpiece 'Saamana' said asking if the government will address the issue of intrusion by Pakistanis.

published on : 12th December 2019

Want to assure brothers, sisters of Assam they have nothing to worry after CAB passage: PM Modi

Guwahati, the epicentre of anti-CAB protests, was placed under indefinite curfew on Wednesday night while the Army was called in at four places and Assam Rifles personnel were deployed in Tripura.

published on : 12th December 2019

Opposition tears into Citizenship Bill, Modi government

Attacking the Modi government, Congress leader Kapil Sibal said those who had no idea of India cannot protect the idea of India.  

published on : 12th December 2019

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: BJP cites Manmohan Singh, Congress Advani during Rajya Sabha debate

BJP cited a statement made by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to support the Bill while the Congress cited former deputy Prime Minister  L K Advani to oppose it. 

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Opposition onslaught on exclusion of Muslims forces Amit Shah to reassure the community

Shah said, 'Muslims should not worry...India can never become Muslim mukt...Muslims of this country have lived a life of honour and will continue to do so.'

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Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: Opposition loses vote, wins debate

MPs question in the Rajya Sabha how the government will ascertain whether the person applying for citizenship actually faced ‘religious persecution’.

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