Citizenship Amendment Act 2019

Muslim community in UP's Bulandshahr gives over Rs 6 lakh for damages incurred during anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests

Haji Akram, a member of the delegation which handed over the cheque to the administration, said that the entire community had come forward to collect the amount to pay for the damage to government vehicles and other property during the violent protests.

Dec 27, 2019, 23:54 PM IST

Zee News campaign on Citizenship Act creates world record, over 1 crore people pledge support

Through its campaign, Zee News is seeking the support of the people via a missed call. If you support the Citizenship Amendment Act, all you need to do is give a missed call on 7836800500 and 7834998998, which are toll-free numbers.

Dec 27, 2019, 19:58 PM IST

No detention centres in West Bengal as long as I am alive: Mamata Banerjee

The West Bengal Chief Minister Banerjee made these remarks at a programme in Naihati.

Dec 27, 2019, 17:22 PM IST

BJP to hold 100 rallies, 250 press meets to counter anti-CAA narrative

This was announced by BJP general secretary Bhupender Yadav during a press conference in the national capital on Saturday.

Dec 21, 2019, 19:54 PM IST

Citizenship Amendment Act doesn't apply to Indian citizens, they are completely unaffected by it: MHA

Citizenship Amendment Act does not amend any existing legal provision which enables any foreigner to apply for Indian citizenship through registration/naturalisation. The CAA does not apply to Indian citizens. They are completely unaffected by it, MHA said.

Dec 19, 2019, 06:49 AM IST

Delhi Police to use drones to track anti-Citizenship Act protests after Jamia, Seelampur violence

Delhi has witnessed massive violence over CAA in the past three days. On Sunday, violent clashes erupted between the police and protesters in Jamia Millia Islamia University over the Act. The protests continued till Monday and a day later, on Tuesday, the anti-CAA outrage hit Seelampur and Jafradbad areas of north east Delhi.

Dec 18, 2019, 12:40 PM IST

59 petitions on Citizenship Act to be heard by Supreme Court on Wednesday

The Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) was passed by both the Houses of the Parliament last week and hours later, it became an Act after President Ram Nath Kovind's nod. Ever since the passage of CAB in the Parliament, the country has witnessed several violent protests in most of the states, particularly in Assam, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh. 

Dec 18, 2019, 09:06 AM IST

Assam curfew will be completely withdrawn from Tuesday: Himanta Biswa Sarma

The Dibrugarh district administration informed that the curfew is being relaxed in the district from 6 am to 8 pm for today. The curfew in Shillong has also been relaxed from 6 am to 7 pm on Tuesday.

Dec 17, 2019, 08:13 AM IST

State governments don't have power to refuse implementation of Citizenship Act: MHA sources

The Act aims to give Indian citizenship to refugees from Hindu, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist and Zorastrian communities fleeing religious persecution from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh. It was passed in the Rajya Sabha on December 11 with 125 votes in favour and 99 against it. Earlier the Bill was passed in Lok Sabha with a thumping majority on December 9.

Dec 13, 2019, 20:20 PM IST