Citizenship Amendment Act protests

Narendra Modi govt won't spare anyone involved in instigating people against Citizenship Amendment Act: BJP

People have been protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Delhi`s Shaheen Bagh area for over a month now.

Jan 27, 2020, 13:42 PM IST

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

Amidst anti-CAA protests, US cautions its citizens travelling to India

Informing about the situation in the country, the statement further said that curfew had been imposed and internet, mobile communications were down.

Dec 20, 2019, 12:03 PM IST

Anti-CAA protest: Assam CM Sonowal says, 'no threat to language or identity'

Mobile services were restored in Assam on Friday nearly nine days after it was imposed on December 11 in the wake of violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

Dec 20, 2019, 10:26 AM IST

Anti-CAA protests swell across India; six deaths in UP, violence in Delhi

Almost all the major cities - Delhi, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Chennai, Lucknow, Patna, Thiruvananthapuram, Mumbai and Hyderabad - saw protesters taking to the streets despite substantial police presence and the imposition of prohibitory orders at several places. 

Dec 20, 2019, 09:42 AM IST

Anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests likely to continue in Delhi on Friday, 2 metro stations shut due to security reasons

On Thursday, at least three people died, several got injured and hundreds were detained after massive protests erupted across the country against the Citizenship Amendment Act. Protesters from a wide social and political spectrum joined forces as protest marches and meets were organised at many places. 

Dec 20, 2019, 07:47 AM IST

Citizenship Act doesn't affect any Indian; those guilty of violence won't be spared: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Prasad added that the Act applies to the aggrieved Hindus, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Parsis living in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh who have been tortured due to their faith in religion. He further added that those who came to India in large numbers will be provided with citizenship under the Act asking 'why is there such hue and cry over it'.

Dec 18, 2019, 16:33 PM 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

SC asks Centre to reply on Citizenship Amendment Act, refuses to stay its implementation

A three-judge bench comprising Chief Justice (CJI) SA Bobde and Justices BR Gavai and Surya Kant heard the pleas and ordered that the next hearing will be on January 22, 2020. Pleading on behalf of the government Attorney General Venugopal said, "There are four judgments of the SC that the Act cannot be stayed." 

Dec 18, 2019, 11:43 AM IST

Anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests: All Delhi Metro stations remain operational

"Entry & exit gates at all stations have been opened. Normal services have resumed in all stations," the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation announed taking to micro-blogging site Twitter. 

Dec 18, 2019, 10:57 AM IST

Anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests live updates: TMC workers resort to violence in West Bengal's Birbhum

On Wednesday, six people were arrested in connection with the case and three cases were registered for arson and violence. The Delhi Police also conducted raids to apprehend some other people who have also been identified.

Dec 18, 2019, 10:46 AM 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

SC directs petitioners to approach respective HCs in Jamia, AMU anti-Citizenship Act protests

The court directed that the concerned High Courts will be at liberty to appoint former judges of either Supreme Court or High Court for the purpose of the inquiry. It also added that having regard to the nature of the matter and the vast disputed area, we find it would not be feasible to appoint a single committee to go into the matter in different states.

Dec 17, 2019, 14:59 PM IST

No bullet fired by Delhi Police during protests against Citizenship Amendment Act at Jamia: MHA sources

Ten people, having criminal backgrounds, were on Tuesday arrested in connection with the violent protests between the Delhi Police and students of Jamia Millia Islamia University. Among those arrested, none are students, the police said.

Dec 17, 2019, 12:03 PM IST