Anti-citizenship act protest

UP government writes to Home Ministry, seeks ban on PFI for fanning anti-CAA protests

Following the widespread protests, the Uttar Pradesh Police had arrested three members of PFI, including its state president Waseem Ahmad.

Jan 01, 2020, 12:55 PM IST

Karnataka CM announces Rs 10 lakh compensation for two killed in Mangaluru protest

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Sunday announced a compensation of Rs 10 lakh each to the families of the two people who died during the protests in Mangaluru on December 19.

Dec 22, 2019, 13:10 PM IST

Amid protests against CAA, NRC, three Pakistani youths get Indian citizenship in Gujarat

On Wednesday (December 18) a Muslim woman from Pakistan named Hasina Ben also received Indian citizenship after she returned back to India after her husband's death. She had applied for Indian citizenship almost two years back.  

Dec 21, 2019, 11:38 AM IST

Delhi Police arrests 6 people for Seelampur violence, conducts raids

The violence over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Seelampur and Jafrabad area of northeast Delhi left 21 people, including 12 policemen and and three from the Rapid Action Force (RAF), injured. 

Dec 18, 2019, 10:22 AM IST

Anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests in Delhi lead to traffic restrictions, long jams

The Delhi Traffic Police in its advisory informed that Road No 13A between Mathura Road and Kalindi Kunj will be closed and people coming from Noida are advised to take DND or Akshardham to reach Delhi. Similarly, people going to Noida from Mathura Road are advised to take the Ashram Chowk, DND or Noida Link Road. 

Dec 18, 2019, 09:41 AM IST

Anti-Citizenship Act protests: Former Congress MLA Asif Khan named accused in FIR in Jamia violence

However, the former MLA denied the charges and said he was involved in a peaceful protest. "We are not rioters. I have already made it clear that no one is above the law," Khan said. He further accused the SHO of threatening the locals and demanded a judicial inquiry into the police action against university students. 

Dec 18, 2019, 07:23 AM IST

Watch: How Delhi Police appealed to Jamia University students on Sunday to maintain peace, stop stone-pelting

The video surfaced online on Tuesday, two days after clashes erupted between the police and students at Jamia Nagar in south Delhi. A protest march by Jamia University students turned violent after aa group of agitators clashed with the police. The mob set ablaze four buses in the area in protest against the Citizenship Act. Following which, the police had to resort to lathicharge.

Dec 17, 2019, 14:13 PM IST

Zee News reporter manhandled by security guards outside Jamia University campus

The guards also hurled abuses at the correspondent and the cameraperson and asked them to leave the campus right away. They were also asked to remove the OB Van from the spot. 

Dec 17, 2019, 12:53 PM IST

Jamia protests: 10 arrested for violence, none of them are students

Earlier on Monday, the Delhi Police lodged an FIR against 15 people for their alleged involvement in the protests that took place on Sunday. The agitators had set ablaze four buses near New Friends Colony, injuring at least six policemen and two fire brigade personnel. 

Dec 17, 2019, 09:47 AM IST

Jamia protests: Delhi Police registers FIR against 15 people, crime branch to probe case

The protest against the Citizenship Act turned violent in New Delhi on Sunday when agitators, which reportedly included some students from Jamia Millia Islamia University, too, set ablaze four buses near the Jamia Nagar area.

Dec 17, 2019, 07:53 AM IST

Sonia Gandhi shedding crocodile tears for political gains: Nirmala Sitharaman over students' protests against anti-Citizenship Act

Nirmala Sitharaman's response comes after Sonia Gandhi on Monday accused the BJP-led alliance of seeking to divert the people's attention from its "failures" by creating "communal discord" and said that "suppression of youth and the students will prove to be the beginning of the end of Modi government.

Dec 17, 2019, 06:50 AM IST

West Bengal: Nine trains cancelled on December 17 amid anti-CAA and NRC protest

According to information shared by the railway authority, a total of 15 trains, including the Howrah Express from Tirupati and Ernakulam, were cancelled, while 10 trains, including the Shalimar Express from Tiruvananthapuram, were partially cancelled following the agitation on Sunday (December 16). Oncoming trains from Puri, Odisha were also cancelled on Monday.

Dec 17, 2019, 00:06 AM IST

Supreme Court to hear all pleas against Citizenship Amendment Act on December 18

The Supreme Court will hear all the pleas challenging the constitutional validity of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) on December 18, Wednesday.

Dec 16, 2019, 13:30 PM IST