Citizenship protests

After Kerala, Punjab govt passes anti-CAA resolution in state assembly

The move comes close to the heels of the Kerala Assembly passing a similar resolution, saying the amended law is against the provisions of Right to Equality granted by the Indian Constitution. 

Jan 17, 2020, 13:13 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi instigated riots by supporting anti-CAA drive: Amit Shah

The Act grants Indian citizenship to Hindu, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist and Parsi refugees from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh, who entered India on or before December 31, 2014.

Jan 05, 2020, 14:41 PM IST

IIT-Kanpur constitutes panel to decide if Pakistani poet Faiz Ahmed's poem hurt Hindu sentiments

The move came after some faculty member complaint that on Dec 17 some students sung a few lines of a poem by Pakistani poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz as a mark of protest against CAA and police crackdown on Jamia students. 

Jan 03, 2020, 07:30 AM IST

Anti-CAA protests: Uttar Pradesh Police takes u-turn, no FIR against 6 cops

The family of a protester, who died in police action during anti-CAA protests in Bijnor, had filed a complaint against 6 cops alleging that he was shot by police bullets.

Dec 30, 2019, 11:47 AM IST

Congress leader, who gave pillion ride to Priyanka Gandhi on scooty in Lucknow, challaned

Dheeraj Gurjar, who is a Congress Secretary, has been issued a challan of Rs 6,300 for riding the two-wheeler without a helmet.

Dec 29, 2019, 18:19 PM IST

One eye 'bandaged', Jamia students continue anti-CAA protests on 17th day

Protestor Aslam said this action of bandaging one eye is in solidarity with Mohammad Minhajudin who has lost an eye but still no action has been taken against the police officers responsible and the force which created havoc in the campus.

Dec 29, 2019, 17:41 PM IST

BJP leader thrashed while explaining Citizenship Act, National Register of Citizens in UP's Amroha

The BJP`s minority wing has been trying to hold programmes for informing the people that "CAA and NRC will not take away the rights and citizenship of Muslims living in India, and they should refrain from protesting against the Act."

Dec 29, 2019, 14:35 PM IST

Mayawati suspends Patheria MLA Ramabai Parihar from BSP for supporting Citizenship Amendment Act

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Sunday (December 29) suspended Patheria MLA Ramabai Parihar from the party for supporting Citizenship Amendment Act. Ramabai has also been banned from participating in any party program.

Dec 29, 2019, 12:34 PM IST

Uma Bharti extends support to Meerut top cop who told Muslim protesters 'Go to Pakistan'

Taking to Twitter, Uma shared a series of tweets writing that the top cop's reaction on the protesters was 'natural'. 

Dec 28, 2019, 17:19 PM IST

CAA protests: Hearing on bail plea of 15 accused in Daryaganj violence postponed till Jan 7

The counsel for the arrested claimed that the police had detained many people but decided to arrest only 15 who have no prior antecedents.

Dec 28, 2019, 16:54 PM IST

Aligarh University violence: Case registered against 1,000 unidentified varsity students

The students have been charged under various sections, Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act, 1984 and Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1932 for offences such as rioting, deterring public servant, and endangering the life of others.

Dec 28, 2019, 15:06 PM IST

Daryaganj CAA protest: Verdict today on bail of 15 accused

During the course of hearing on the bail petition today, the Additional Public Persecutor (APP) said that the accused hatched a "criminal conspiracy" and in its pursuance, a car was put to fire, stones were pelted, barricades were broken and police officers were assaulted.

Dec 28, 2019, 13:34 PM IST

Congress Foundation Day: Sonia Gandhi hoists tricolor at AICC office

Senior Congress leaders including former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Motilal Vora, AK Antony, and Rahul Gandhi sang 'Vande Matram' on the occasion.

Dec 28, 2019, 11:49 AM IST

Delhi's Seemapuri violence: Court to hear bail plea of 10 accused on December 28

On December 21, a Delhi court sent 11 people to 14 days judicial custody in connection with the protests against the CAA and the NRCin Seemapuri area of north east Delhi.

Dec 27, 2019, 17:54 PM IST

Akhilesh Yadav alleges police excesses during anti-CAA protests, demands inquiry

On Wednesday, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi also demanded that the UP government should constitute an independent panel to investigate the violence during the CAA protests in the state while alleging police excesses against the people.

Dec 27, 2019, 11:24 AM IST

Citizenship Amendment Act: PFI active in 8 states, provoked violence in several districts, suspect Intelligence agencies

This is all for the day. Thank you for staying with Zee News for latest updates on Citizenship Amendment Act protests. Do come back on Wednesday (December 25) for more updates. 

Dec 24, 2019, 13:01 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi expresses concern over attack on cops during anti-CAA protest

Addressing a rally at Ramlila ground here, Modi said that there were some people, who are instigating the violence remotely.

Dec 22, 2019, 19:06 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi slams Opposition's divisive politics on CAA, says 'Citizenship law not anti-Muslim'

"Vividhta me ekta, Bharat ke visheshta" (Unity in diversity is India's speciality) -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi started his speech with this unusal chant, at Delhi's Ramlila Ground on Sunday afternoon, as he kicked BJP's campaign for the upcoming Delhi assembly election. 

Dec 22, 2019, 17:09 PM IST

Citizenship protests: Curfew relaxed in Mangaluru till 6 pm; Sec 144 remains in force

According to officials, while the curfew has been relaxed, Section 144 to prohibit the assembly of more than four people in an area will remain in force.

Dec 22, 2019, 13:53 PM IST

Anti-Citizenship protests: Sonia, Rahul Gandhi to lead Congress dharna at Delhi's Raj Ghat on Dec 22

According to reports, all senior leaders including interim chief Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi will be present at the dharna.

Dec 21, 2019, 19:25 PM IST