Citizenship Act Protest Highlights: DMC appeals CJI to take cognizance of 'police brutality'

Kerala government on Tuesday filed suit against CAA in the Supreme Court seeking the Apex Court to declare CAA ‘unconstitutional’. Delhi High Court disposes the application seeking court directions to remove barricades in Shaheen Bagh. The HC directed police to look into restrictions on Kalindi Kunj-Shaheen Bagh stretch. Stay tuned for live updates.
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  • 13:27

    DMC appeals CJI to take cognizance of 'police brutality'

    Delhi Minorities Commission (DMC) has appealed to Chief Justice of India S A Bobde to take cognizance of the alleged police brutalities during recent protests against the CAA and the NRC in various parts of the country.

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    Delhi HC directs police to look into restrictions on Kalindi Kunj-Shaheen Bagh stretch which is closed due to anti-CAA protests.

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    Delhi HC asks concerned authority to look into the matter in the larger public interest and deal with the issue of maintaining law & order, on a petition seeking to withdraw closure of Delhi's Kalindi Kunj-Shaheen Bagh stretch which was closed on Dec 15, 2019, for ongoing protests against CAA.

  • 09:53

    Kerala government moves Supreme Court against the Citizenship Amendment Act. The government says that the Act is violative of Articles 14, 21 and 25 of the Constitution of India as well as against the basic principle of secularism.

  • 09:31

    JUST IN | Kerala govt moves SC against CAA

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    Kerala government files suit against CAA in the Supreme Court seeking the Apex Court to declare CAA ‘unconstitutional’, reports News 18.

  • 14-1-2020

    Good morning readers and welcome to our live coverage of the anti-CAA protests across India. Stay tuned for live updates.

  • 18:45

    Over 32,000 refugees identified in state: UP minister

    The state government has started the process to identify refugees for the implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act, said UP minister Shrikant Sharma here on Monday.

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    "Notification issued on CAA, District Magistrates in the state are asked to collect data on refugees," saidUP minister Shrikant Sharma. (PTI )

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    " All CMs who have announced they will not implement NRC in their state must consider suspending NPR enumeration," saidOppn parties at Delhi meet.

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    Congress, AIUDF MLAs protest against amended Citizenship Act in Assam Assembly. (PTI)

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    Protest against CAA-NRC by Karavali Okuta at town hall Bengaluru

  • 15:23

    Mamata Banerjee, Shiv Sena, AAP, DMK, SP, BSP skips opposition meet on CAA, according to ANI Tweets.

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    Congress slams PM on twitter

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    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in state assembly: No question of NRC in Bihar, it was in discussions only in context of Assam. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also clarified on it. (ANI)

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    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will not attend today's opposition meeting called by Congress to discuss the current political situation in the country.

    Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Chief Mayawati tweets, "BSP will not attend today's opposition parties meeting called by Congress." (ANI)

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    Former J&K DGP, deputy CMs attend pro-CAA rally

    Jammu and Kashmir People's Forum on Sunday organised a public rally here in support of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act with speakers accusing the opposition parties of misleading the public in the country for their "political gains".

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      Dial 8866288662 to give your support to Citizenship Act, says Shah.

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    Congress Manifesto in Rajasthan claims that they will give citizenship to persecuted minorities from neighbouring countries: Amit Shah

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      75 % of migrants from neighbouring countries are Dalits: Amit Shah

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      Put your best foot in front to protest against CAA but I am going to implement CAA: Amit Shah to Congress.

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    BJP has to spread awareness programme about CAA as AAP, Congress, and other parties are propagating lies about CAA, said Amit Shah.

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    Voices of those resisting CAA-NRC-NPR cannot be muzzled: Yechury

    CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said the voices of those protesting against the contentious citizenship law, NRC and National Population Register (NPR) cannot be muzzled, as he hailed the protests in West Bengal during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit.

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    'Citizenship Act has been passed by the Parliament, so it will be implemented in the whole country. West Bengal is part of India and therefore it also has to implement it. CM Mamata Banerjee should read history and the constitution,' saidUnion Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

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    Congress workers shout "go back" slogans and wave black flags as PM Narendra Modi enters Netaji Indoor Stadium in Kolkata. A scuffle took place between police and Congress workers.

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    "Now Pakistan has to answerthe world why minorities were persecuted there for the last 70 years," PM said at West Bengal's Belur Math.

    "A person of any religion, even if they believe in God or not, if they believe in the Indian Constitution, can get citizenship, according to procedures," says PM.

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    "There are still some youth in the country who are confused about the Citizenship (Amendment) Act . It is our duty to clear their doubts," said PM Modi.
    "The Citizenship (Amendment) Act is not an act taking away someone's citizenship but to grant citizenship," he said.

    Tell me whether we should send back these [religiously persecuted]refugees back to die, asksPM Narendra Modi to the gathering at West Bengal's Belur Math.

    "Apart from this ( CAA) even now ant person from any religion, those who don't believe in any religion can apply for Indian citizenship. You (youth) understand it. But some politicians don't want to understand it,"says PM Modi.

    "Without this debate over Citizenship (Amendment) Act, the religious persecution of minorities in Pakistan wouldn't have been exposed," he said.

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    "You understood this very clearly. But those playing political games purposely refuse to understand. People are being misled over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act," said PM Modi.

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    "I repeat again, Citizenship act is not to revoke anyone's citizenship, but it is to give citizenship. After independence, Mahatma Gandhi ji and other big leaders of the time all believed that India should give citizenship to persecuted religious minorities of Pakistan," says PM Modi in West Bengal.

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    If Akhilesh Yadab doesn't fill NPR form, he wont be allowed to contest polls: Sanjeev Balyan

    Akhilesh Yadav says he wouldn't fill NPR form. If you'll not fill it, you will not be allowed to contest polls. This is the rule of law, Modi andYogi. Those who create disorder would be treated:Union Minister Sanjeev Balyan

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    I challenge Rahul Gandhi, Mamata Banerjee, Arvind Kejriwal, to find out a provision from theCitizenship Actthat can take citizenship away from minorities of this country: Amit Shah

  • 20:35

    Congress ruled government to pass resolution against CAA, NRC: Report

    Congress ruled state governments to pass a resolution against Citizenship Act and National Register of Citizensin their respective assemblies reported ANI.

  • 21:35

    Prominent Muslim groups call for revocation of CAA

    Prominent Muslim organisations on Friday demanded the revocation of the CAA, a judicial inquiry into the violence in Jawaharlal Nehru University and compensation for those killed and injured in "police firing" during protests against the controversial citizenship law.

    The organizations, after a meeting, also expressed concern over the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Registration (NPR), asserting that either NPR should either be withdrawn or its additional clauses removed.

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  • 21:30

    NIA court remands Akhil Gogoi to judicial custody again

    A special NIA court on Friday remanded RTI activist and peasant leader Akhil Gogoi, arrested under the stringent UAPA following his participation in protests against the amended Citizenship Act last month, to 14 days of judicial custody once again.

    Gogoi, the chief adviser of the Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS), had been remanded to 14 days of judicial custody on December 26 by the NIA court. "The judge has sent him to 14 days of judicial custody again," Gogoi's advocate Santanu Borthakurtold PTI.

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  • 21:27

    Kejriwal did not take strong stand against CAA: Tharoor

    Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Friday accused AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal of not taking a "strong" stand against the amended Citizenship Act, saying the Delhi chief minister wanted both supporters and opponents of the law on his side.

    Tharoor also appealed to the people of Delhi to resist any move to polarise the assembly polls next month on the CAA issue and recent incidents of violence.

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    CAA to hit poor the hardest: TMC leader Derek O' Brien

    Alleging that the decisions of the BJP-led government at the Centre have largely been discriminatory, TMC MP Derek O' Brien on Friday said the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), much like demonetisation, would hurt the poor most.

    O'Brien, while participating in a discussion on the CAA at a premier law school in the city, said the country was facing a "serious crisis" due to the Centre's decision to implement the new citizenship law.

    "Demonetisation (in 2016) had hit the poor hard. The impact remains the same (with regard to CAA, NRC). This time, too, the Centre's decision will affect housewives, students, bankers, farmers -- in short everybody. It will hit the poorest of the poor the hardest," the senior TMC leader claimed.

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    Anti-CAA, NRC, NPR protests underway in Chennai's Nandanam area

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    Priyanka Gandhi understands pain selectively: Patra

    Hitting out at Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi over her several visits to meet those arrested and injured in the anti-CAA protests in Uttar Pradesh, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra on Friday said she understands pain "selectively".

    He also asked when will she visit Kota in Congress-ruled Rajasthan where several children have died in a hospital.

    Read the full report here.

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    Court grants bail to 15 Daryaganj violence accused

    A Delhi court Thursday granted bail to 15 people arrested for allegedly perpetrating violence during an anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protest in the Daryaganj here last month.

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    Who gave students right to question BJP: Dy CM on JNC

    Criticising students opposing the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act, Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister CN Ashwath Narayan on Thursday asked who gave the students the “right to directly question BJP workers."

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    Do not support violence during anti-CAA stir, political leaders should behave in a more responsible way: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee. PTI

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    NPR form asking for six new details, won't allow the exercise: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee at a rally against CAA. PTI

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    Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to boycott the January 13 Opposition meeting in Delhi, alleging that Congress and Left are 'playing dirty politics in West Bengal' and that she will fight against CAA and NRC alone.

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    Women participate in rangoli competition to protest against CAA, NRC at freedom park in Bengaluru. The event has been organised by by State KPCC Women congress wing. (DH Photo/S K Dinesh)

  • 11:25

    Protest held in Mumbai against CAA, violence in JNU

    Hundreds of people, including senior citizens, youths and women, took part in a march in sururban Bandra against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the recent violence at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi.

    During the march, the protesters also raised slogans against the government over the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the National Population Register (NPR). (PTI)

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    NCP Chief Sharad Pawar, former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha, Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi's Prakash Ambedkar and other leaders are at the Gateway of India during 'Gandhi Shanti Yatra', a protest against Citizenship Amendment Act and National Register of Citizens.

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    Good morning readers and welcome to our live coverage of nationwide protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act. Stay tuned for live updates.

  • 11:30

    Centre moves SC seeking transfer of pleas challenging CAA pending in different HCs to top court

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear on Friday a plea by the Union government to transfer PILs filed in different High Courts against the validity of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019, to the top court.

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    Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura (IPFT), ally of ruling BJP in the state, launches indefinite sit-in against #CAA; also presses for separate Tipraland. (PTI)

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    Uttar Pradesh starts implementing CAA

    Undeterred by the large scale proteststhat claimed as many as 20 lives in the state, Uttar Pradesh government has started the process of implementing the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act.

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    Cong, AAP burned Delhi in fire of riots: Shah

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday accused the Congress and the AAP of "burning the national capital in the fire of riots".

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    Shah defends CAA, accuses oppn of misleading public

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday accused senior Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of misleading minorities on the amended Citizenship Act, saying they were lying on the issue.

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    CAA: BSP team meets UP guv, seek release of protesters

    A Bahujan Samaj Party delegation on Monday met Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel and sought her intervention for the release of "innocent" people jailed in connection with protests against the amended citizenship law.

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    Special Investigation Team of Delhi Police Crime Branch has arrested five people including two Bangladeshi nationals in Seemapuri violence case during anti-CAA protests.

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    BJP to raise pro-CAA pitch in Bihar

    The BJP is set to raise the pitch in Bihar in support of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, with two of its top leaders flowing down to the state to address public meetings and raise awareness about the contentious legislation, a senior party official said on Monday.

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    A petition has been filed today in Supreme Court seeking a direction to West Bengal Governor, to remove state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for "demanding UN-monitored referendum on Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA)", according to an ANI Tweets.

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    There is world of difference between National Population Register of 2010 and NPR of 2020, says Congress leader P Chidambaram. according to PTI

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    NRC is sinister and mischievous plan to divide India, says P Chidambaram

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    3 cops sent to district lines for issuing a notice to 93-yr-old, 90-yr-old and a dead person in anti-CAA violence

    Three policemen including Nal Band Station House Officer(SHO) Rajiv Chitranshu sent to district lines for issuing a notice to 93 yr old Fasihat Mir Khan, 90 year old Ansar Hussain and deceased Banne Khan in connection with December 20 anti-CAA violence.

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    Shah leads BJP's CAA outreach, says oppn is misleading

    Home Minister and BJP President Amit Shah on Sunday led the party's massive outreach efforts to “bust myths” about the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), starting his campaign from South Delhi's Lajpat Nagar and Amar Colony areas which is home to refugees of the Partition as well as persecuted Sikhs from Afghanistan.

    Union Ministers and BJP leaders fanned across 42 cities to counter the opposition onslaught against the CAA, visiting households, interacting with the residents, handing out pamphlets to clarify doubts about the law speeding up grant of citizenship to persecuted minorities from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh.

    Shah toured Lajpat Nagar area visiting people living in thatched huts as well as tony flats distributing pamphlets and interacting with them for about 45-minutes on Sunday evening. He was also seen urging a family to give a missed call to a mobile number – 88662 88662 – to register support to the CAA.

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  • 21:19

    'Pak, Bangla 'terrorist' elements behind anti-CAA row'

    Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday claimed that the incidents of arson and violence during anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act protests were engineered by 'terrorist' elements from Pakistan and Bangladesh who want to destabilise India.

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  • 21:17

    'BJP justifying CAA by politicising Nanakana attack'

    Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar on Sunday claimed that the BJP government was trying to justify its "draconian" Citizenship Amendment Law by politicising the attack on Sri Nankana Sahib.

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  • 20:27

    Eshwarappa gets threat calls over CAA, security hiked

    Karnataka Rural Development Minister K S Eshwarappa has received threat calls asking him to stop issuing statements on Article 370 and CAA, following which security for him has been tightened. The threat calls were received on Friday, police said.

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    Over a dozen policemen in plainclothes enter Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad campus and disrupt students' event called " IIMA stands up for democracy". At least six cops in uniform are standing at the entrance with a van.

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    As part of BJP's mass contact campaign to create 'awareness' about the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath and Union minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday met a cross-section of the people in different parts of UP in an effort to what they termed ''dispel doubts'' over CAA.

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  • 17:23

    Cong is standing with those who committed violence: FM

    Union minister and Senior BJP leader Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday accused the Congress of doing appeasement politics and creating confusion among people over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

    "The Opposition is creating confusion and misleading people over the issue of CAA. Congress president Sonia Gandhi released video statement but she did not condemn the violence.

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    Activist Irom Sharmila at the protest site at Town Hall

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    "Opposition says that minorities are not persecuted in Pakistan. Kejriwal, Rahul-Sonia Gandhi ji open your eyes, Pakistan has done the work of terrorizing Sikh brothers by attacking a holy place like Nankana Sahib," says Home minister Amit Shah.

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    Karnataka Chief Minister B s Yediyurappalaunched a campaign to raise awareness about CAA at home in Vasanthnagar.MP P C Mohan was also present on the occasion.

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    BJP only party free from dynastic politics: JP Nadda

    BJP working president J P Nadda on Sunday said his party is the only one that is free from dynastic politics and based on ideology.

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  • 12:25

    BJP launches door-to-door campaign across country

    Union Minister, Rajnath Singh while addressing media said that the government came up with the Act to help persecuted minorities in the neighbouring countries. He further assured that no minority in India will be discriminated against if any new law is brought in.

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    Karnataka CM, BS Yediyurappa accuses Congress of creating confusion

    Karnataka CM, BS Yediyurappa met and interactedwith people in Bengaluru, as part of BJP's door-to-door campaign on Citizenship Amendment Act. Talking to media hesaid,'Congress is creating confusion among Muslim community. I am telling you that not even a single Muslim will be affected because of CAA'. (ANI)

  • 11:48

    Lok Janshakti Party chief Chirag Paswan extends support to Citizenship Act

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    Yogi Adityanath starts awareness campaign on Citizenship Act

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath begins mass contact drive. He metHazi Chaudhari Kaif-ul-wara, a local resident in Gorakhpur. CM briefs Kaif-ul-wara about the facts on the Citizenship Actand gifted him with a book containing facts about the Act. (All India Radio News)

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    Glimpses of support for Citizenship Act in the US

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    Arvind Kejriwal raises apprehensions on Citizenship Act

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    Members of Indian diaspora demonstrate in Seattle, in support of Citizenship Amendment Act.  (ANI)

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    BJP to hold programs in Uttar Pradesh today to clear misconception about the Citizenship Amendment Act. (AIRNews)

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    Will update the National Population Register (NPR) in 2020, collection of data will be carried out from 15 to 28 May in Bihar: Dy CM

    Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi: A decision has been taken to update the National Population Register (NPR) in 2020. Regarding this process, collection of data will be carried out from 15 to 28 May in Bihar.

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    Two protests - one on CAA and the other by BEML workforce - take place side by side at the Town hall. Police have placedbarricades in between to control the crowd.

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    Anti-CAA stir: Priyanka Gandhi makes unscheduled visit to UP's Muzaffarnagar

    Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday made an unscheduled visit to this western Uttar Pradesh town to meet the families of those who bore the brunt of the recent violent protests against the amended Citizenship Act.

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    CAA protestors borrow tactics from HK, Paris and beyond to dodge cops

    Before midnight on New Year's Eve, a call to action was sent on a private WhatsApp group - within the hour, dozens gathered in the centre of the southern Indian city of Hyderabad, many holding banners to protest a controversial new citizenship law.

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  • 15:21

    Gandhiji had said that people those who can't live in Pakistan, are always welcome in India: JP Nadda

    Gandhijihad said that people those who can't live in Pakistan, are always welcome in India. JawaharlalNehru had said that people who have been persecuted deserve relief funds from India, says JP Nadda.

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    Children in refugee camps can't get education and skill development skills: JP Nadda

    Children in refugee camps can't get education and skill development skills. They are spreading lies that people will come. No one is coming. They are already here. They are living here, says BJP Working President JP Nadda.

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    Everything should not be looked upon by the lens of vote-bank: JP Nadda

    Vote bank stands above the country for Congress today. For us, the country always stands first. Everything should not be looked upon by the lens of vote-bank: JP Nadda.

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    In Bangladesh, the population of Hindus, Sikhs, Christians, Parsis, Jains and Buddhists was 23%. Today, it stands at just 7%. Where did these people go? asks BJP Working President JP Nadda.

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    I challenge Rahul Gandhi to speak 10 lines about the CAA, says JP Nadda

    "I challenge Rahul Gandhi to speak 10 lines about the CAA. One who doesn't know anything about the act, can't speak about it," says JP Nadda.

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    Today, only 2,000 families are left in Afghanistan. Where did the others go? asks JP Nadda

    Millions of people have had to shift overnight to protect themselves and their families from religious persecution. There were about 50,000 Sikh families in Afghanistan. Today, only 2,000 families are left in Afghanistan. Where did the others go? asks BJP President JP Nadda.

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    In Assam, I would like to tell you that if CAA is implemented Assam Accord's clause 6(b) will be followed in letter and spirit, JP Nadda says in Guwahati. 

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    "CAA is for those who have already come to India before 2014, Modiji has given these people citizenship," says JP Nadda

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    I will hang you upside down to a crane and shave your beard, Nizamabad BJP MP warns Owaisi

    I warn you (Asaduddin Owaisi) that I will hang you upside down to a crane and shave your beard. I will give promotion to your beard by sticking it to the Chief Minister.

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    Congress delegation has filed a complaint with Police against BJP MLA G Somashekhar Reddy over his 'We are 80%, you are 18%, don't oppose CAA' remark.

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    We're 80%, you're 17%; don't oppose CAA, says Karnataka BJP MLA

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    Muslim community protests against Somashekar Reddy for making a provocative statement against them, reports TV9.

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    Notices sent to 46 people for vandalism during Muzaffarnagar protests: Official

  • 11:05

    Slogans of Inquilab Zindabad echoes the campus of Eidgah-e-Bilal Masjid. Women and children take part in large numbers.

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    Anti CAA protestors at Bannerghatta Road. Protest organised by Jayanagar Masjid Federation, Bengaluru

  • 10:08

    “There has been no meaningful international support for this series of actions, apart from a few committed members of the diaspora and a ragtag bunch of Euro MPs from the extremeright,” said former NSA Shivshankar Menon.

  • 09:36

    If anyone opposes Citizenship Amendment Act, declare the person anti-Dalit and anti-poor: Nityanand Rai

    Minister of StateNityanand Rai: Most of the persecuted refugees are OBCs (other backward class) and Dalits. If anyone opposes Citizenship Amendment Act, declare the person anti-Dalit and anti-poor.

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    Mamata only wants to save her vote bank, don't be afraid of her, says Amit Shah at Jodhpur.

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    Want to tell all refugees and persecuted minorites that your 'acchhe-din' are here, you are going to become Indian citizens... These refugees are as Indian as I am, says Amit Shah.

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    Congress and others are afraid of losing votes from their vote banks. They want to maintain their votebanks. We must call an end to vote bank politics, says Amit Shah

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    It is a law to give citizenship not take away the citizenship of anyone, says Amit Shah

  • 15:08

    Amit Shah asks people take their phones out and a dial phone number to show the government that they support the Citizenship Act and convey their support to Modi.

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    I want to tell the opposition, you cannot fool the people easily. BJP will go to each and every house and educate people on what the Citizenship Act is, says Amit Shah

  • 15:05

    Where will they go? Why do you hate them getting citizenship? asks Amit Shah

    More than 70% of people who have come to India are Dalit. If you are protesting against these people, you are against Dalits, persecuted minorities. Where will they go? Why do you hate them getting citizenship?

  • 15:02

    Modi's government will give you citizenship and make you proud to be Indians, says Union Home Minister Amit Shah

  • 14:59

    Modi has the true 56 inch chest: Amit Shah

    Nobody, no government had the courage to do what Modi did in 2019. Modi, Nehru, Sardar Patel, Maulana Azad promised Hindus, Parsis, Sikhs, Buddhists and Christians in these nations that they are welcome in this nation. Fearing loss of vote banks Congress didn't do what Modi did. Modihas the true 56 inch chest.

  • 14:43

    The country should not be divided on the basis of religion: Amit Shah

    The country should not be divided on the basis of religion. The country should not broken into pieces. When pakistan was made, east and west, hindu, Christians, Jain Parsis who were there could not come to India. Pakistan has 20% minorities, now 3%. Bangladesh had 30% minorties, now 7%. I ask Mamata didi, what happened to them? They were either killed or proselytised.

  • 14:42

    Former Minister Zameer Ahmed Khan protests against the Citizenship Act at Chamrajpet in Bengaluru. 

  • 13:40

    I am fighting against NRC & CAA. Join hands with me, requesting all people to come forward to save our democracy. Has PM forgotten about India, that he needs to talk about Pakistan at regular intervals? asksMamata Banerjee at a rally in Siliguri.

  • 13:32

    Are you prime minister of India or ambassador of Pakistan; why do you glorify Pakistan on every issue? Mamata Banerjee questions PM Modi at Siliguri rally. PTI

    It's a shame that even after 70 years of Independence, we have to prove our citizenship: Mamata Banerjee at Siliguri rally. PTI

  • 10:39

    Our leaders and activists will get in touch with the people of the country about CAA. About 3 crore families will be contacted in the next 10 days and we will remove the misunderstandings created by the Opposition, says union minister Piyush Goyal.

  • 10:20

    In Pakistan, there were 23% minorities, says union minister Piyush Goyal

    In Pakistan, there were 23% minorities. Pakistan is an Islamic country so there can be minorities of Hindus, Jains, Sikhs, Christians and Parsis. The government of Pakistan was responsible for protecting 23% of those minorities, says union minister Piyush Goyal.

  • 09:14

      445 Bangladeshis returned from India in last 2 months following publication of NRC: Border Guard Bangladesh chief. (PTI)

  • 01:31

    Is dissent equal to riot and violence?

    It is interesting to note how any discourse that expresses reservation or dissent against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) has become synonymous with supporting rioting and violence.

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  • 01:29

    Kerala within rights on CAA resolution

    Questions over the propriety of the Kerala Legislative Assembly passing a resolution demanding scrapping of the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 (CAA), a central legislation, are without basis as the state has not violated any provision of the Constitution in doing so.

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  • 01:27

    ABVP takes out rally in support of new citizenship law

    Even as the city took a break from the anti-CAA protests on Thursday, a large number of students gathered in Malleswaram in support of the controversial legislation.

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  • 01:26

    'States passing anti-CAA resolutions misleading people'

    States passing resolutions against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) are misleading people, as citizenship falls under the Centre's purview, BJP working president J P Nadda said here on Thursday.

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  • 22:19

    4 Goa Cong leaders quit, say CAA needs to be welcomed

    Four Goa Congress leaders resigned from the party on Thursday to protest against its stand on the Citizenship Amendment Act and National Register of Citizens.

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  • 22:17

    BJP leader likens those opposing CAA to 'urban naxals'

    Goa BJP chief Vinay Tendulkar on Thursday compared the parties opposing the Citizenship Amendment Act to "urban Naxals".

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  • 20:47

    BJP to launch toll-free number to gain support for CAA

    As part of the BJP's programme to mobilise support for the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, party president Amit Shah is likely to launch a toll-free number for people to give missed calls to register their endorsement of the law ahead of its 10-day mass contact drive from January 5.

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  • 20:42

    Kerala Guv terms anti-CAA resolution void, row builds

    An anti-CAA resolution passed by the Kerala Assembly the other day has further intensified the row between Kerala Governor and the ruling and Opposition parties in the state.

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  • 20:40

    'Republic Day bid rejection result of anti-CAA rallies'

    Reacting sharply to the Centre’s decision of rejecting West Bengal’s tableau proposal for the Republic Day parade the Trinamool Congress (TMC) government dubbed the step as an “insult to Bengal” and its people. It further alleged that the Centre was being vindictive towards West Bengal because of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s opposition to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and NRC.

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  • 20:37

    Congress weaves in Ramayana, Gita in anti-CAA campaign

    Lord Ram, Lord Krishna and various other characters from The Gita,The Ramayana and The Mahabharata have found their way in the Congress counter-campaign as protests over Citizenship Amendment Act assume political undertones with sharply divided opinions on both sides and the BJP scales up the Hindutva- nationalism narrative to corner the Opponents on the issue.

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  • 20:36

    'Most nations accept CAA as India's internal matter'

    India's aggressive outreach to foreign governments on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) that had triggered protests in parts of the country, prompting voices of concerns in the global community, appears to have paid off.

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  • 18:31
  • 16:55

    Popular Front of India (PFI) will hold protest rally in Bengal's Murshidabad district against amended Citizenship Act, invites TMC MP Abu Taher Khan to address it, saysPFI office-bearer according to PTI.

  • 16:37

    BJP to launch toll-free number for people to give missed calls to register their support for Citizenship (Amendment) Act, according to PTI

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  • 14:10

    The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court issues notice to UP police over arrest of activist, Sadaf Zafar. (News18)

  • 13:44

    Students participate in pro-CAA rally organised by the ABVP in Hubballi on Thursday.

  • 13:42

    Calling Faiz Ahmed Faiz 'anti-Hindu' is so absurd & funny: Javed Akhtar

    Calling Faiz Ahmed Faiz 'anti-Hindu' is so absurd & funny that its difficult to seriously talk about it. He lived half his life outside Pakistan, he was called anti-Pakistan there. 'Hum Dekhenge' he wrote against Zia ul Haq's communal, regressive & fundamentalist Govt. (ANI)

  • 13:39

    I have no knowledge about this (PFI claimed he will attend their protest against CAA on 5th January). If they have mentioned my name in their poster, I can not do anything about it. (ANI)

  • 13:26

    Hasibul Islam, Popular Front of India(PFI): We are organizing a protest on January 5 against the Citizenship Amendment Act in Murshidabad. MP(TMC) Abu Taher Khan will also be a part of the protest. (ANI)

  • 12:45

    Fifty six people who were accused of anti-CAA protests get bail in Benaras. These include students of BHU, civil society members and political activists, reports News 18.

  • 12:08

    Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(DMK) MLAs have given a representation to Tamil Nadu Assembly Secretary K Srinivasan seeking to adopt a resolution against the Citizenship Amendment Act, in the upcoming session of the Assembly.

  • 10:57

    Kerala Assembly resolution has no legal or constitutional validity: Guv

    This resolution has no legal or constitutional validity because citizenship is exclusively a central subject, this actually means nothing: Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan on state assembly's resolution against Citizenship Amendment Act.

  • 08:38

    BJP's new arsenal for Delhi polls

    Indicating that the BJP is going to make Citizenship Amendment Act a key poll plank in Delhi polls, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday put the blame squarely on Congress and AAP for the violence that happened on CAA in Delhi.

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  • 07:46

    TN anti-CAA protester's Pak 'link' to be probed

    A woman anti-CAA protester here has come under the scanner of the police after her social media profile shed light on her role as a researcher with a Pakistan body, a top official said on Wednesday. A probe would be carried out to ascertain whetherthe woman, Gayatri Khandhadai, has links to Pakistan-based "Bytes for All", Chennai Police Commissioner A K Viswanathan told reporters.

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  • 07:41

    UPBJP president Swatantra Dev Singh says Samajwadi Party chief should stay in Pakistan for a month to understand the atrocities being faced by Hindus there. (News18)

  • 07:17

    If Hindus will not come to India, where will they go? asks Union Minister G Kishan Reddy

    If Hindus will not come to India, where will they go? Italy thodi lenge unko. It's India's responsibility to provide citizenship & protection to minorities from Pakistan, Bangladesh & Afghanistan: Union Minister G Kishan Reddy

  • 01:38

    Activists plan ‘Twitter Storm’ against PM’s visit

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s two-day visit to the city has prompted the resurfacing of a once-trending twitter hashtag, which dogged his visit to Chennai in September 2019.

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  • 01:35

    CAA belies facts on ground

    Coinciding with the nationwide protests against the citizenship laware two cases from the Punjab province of Pakistan, one of the countries mentioned in the CAA, that have dominated the social media space in the last three weeks that have direct relevance to the acrimonious debate.

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  • 01:33

    'Everyone knows which party has mastery in riots'

    Everybody knows which party has "mastery in fuelling riots", Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Wednesday hitting back at the BJP's Prakash Javadekar who blamed the AAP for violent protests against the new citizenship law in the national capital in December.

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  • 01:32

    Posters against NRC, CAA displayed at marriage hall

    Two bridegrooms turned their marriage ceremonies into platforms to protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the NRC at Unity Hall in Kallapu on the city’s outskirts on Wednesday.

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  • 20:52
  • 18:05

    States' duty to implement laws passed by Parliament: Prasad

    Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said state governments have a Constitutional duty to implement laws passed by Parliament and those vowing not to implement the Citizenship Amendment Act should seek appropriate legal opinion.

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  • 16:28

    Protests should not be violent: Mayawati

    BSP supremo Mayawati on Wednesday accused the BJP of weakening the Constitution through its communal approach but cautioned against any protests that are violent.

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  • 15:52

    TMC observes foundation day as 'Citizens' Day'

    The Trinamool Congress on Wednesday observed its 22nd Foundation Day as 'Citizens' Day' as a mark of protest against the amended Citizenship Act.

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  • 15:35

    Workers to lend muscle to anti-CAA-NPR-NRC protest

    Workers across the country will add more strength to the ongoing anti-CAA-NPR-NRC protests when they go on a general strike on January 8 by adding it to their list of "ant-labourer" measures by the government.

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  • 15:33

    'Cong, AAP must apologise for misleading people on CAA'

    Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday blamed the Congress and the AAP for the violence that ensued in the national capital afterthe contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act was passed in December.

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  • 20:32

    BJP activists gheraoed Jadavpur police station in Kolkata in protest against alleged assault on party workers during awareness campaign on amended Citizenship Act (PTI)

  • 20:31

    Northeast Frontier Railway incurred loss of over Rs 100 crore due to protests against amended Citizenship Act: Official (PTI)

  • 19:14

    BJP MP G V L Narasimha Rao urges Rajya Sabha Chairman to initiate breach of Parliament privileges & contempt proceedings against Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan after state assembly passes resolution against CAA. (PTI)

  • 16:14

    Parliament has exclusive powers to decide on matters of citizenship, not any assembly including Kerala assembly, says union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.

  • 16:10

    The constitution has a mandate, Parliament - List 1, State Assemblies - List 2. I would again urge the Chief Minister (Kerala) to kindly have better legal advice: Ravi Shankar Prasad

  • 16:02

    Citizenship, naturalization & aliens are entry 17 on the Union list: Ravi Shankar Prashad

    Citizenship, naturalization & aliens are entry 17 on the Union list. Therefore, it is only the parliament that has the power to pass any law with regards to citizenship, not any Assembly, including Kerala. (ANI)

  • 15:59

    Delhi court grants interim bail on medical grounds to 2 people arrested in connection with violence during CAA NRC Protests in Seelampur. (PTI)

  • 15:53

    Emulate Kerala, adopt resolution in Tamil Nadu assembly against amended Citizenship Act: DMK tells AIADMK (PTI)

  • 15:52

    CAA not going to affect Indian citizens says law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

  • 15:19

    NPR is the register of usual Indian residents, not citizens, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

    NPR is the register of usual Indian residents, not citizens, says Ravi Shankar Prasad. This helps in framing policies and scheme for the people.

  • 15:08

    Narendra Modi using 'charlatans' to do his bidding: CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury on PM using video of Sadhguru backing amended Citizenship Act to mobilise support for the law. (PTI)

  • 14:41

    A Delhi Court has granted bail to two people accused in Zafarabad violence case. (ANI)

  • 13:57

    I was not allowed to complete my speech, I was trying to address the questions raised by Irfan Habib and before I could start I was stopped: Arif Mohammed Khan. (News18)

  • 13:42

    DMK chief urges TN CM to move resolution urging centre to withdraw CAA

    I urge Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami to move resolution urging centre to withdraw CAA, says DMK leader MK Stalin

  • 12:38

    Fighting for the freedom to create our own history

    It is 2006. We are huddled around a dingy table in a raucous restaurant in Xuchang, China, sipping jasmine tea. We are a motley group — my friend and I, both of us Indians, and Liu and Lynn, our Chinese students.

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  • 12:33

    Popular Front of India was behind all the damage in UP, says Deputy CM

    "It was especially Popular Front of India (PFI) behind all the damage done to property, arson & anarchy in the state. Such organisations will not be allowed to flourish, they will be banned,"Deputy Chief Minister of UP, Keshav Prasad Maurya.

  • 12:32

    CAA protests: Scuffle breaks out between police & Mahila Congress supporters

  • 12:31

      Seelampur violence case: The two accused have been granted interim bail for three weeks by a Delhi Court.

  • 09:52

    No detention centres in Kerala: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

    "I want to make it clear that no detention centres will come up in Kerala,"Chief Minister of Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan in state Assembly.

  • 09:51

     Chief Minister of Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan moves resolution against Citizenship Act in state Assembly, demanding the withdrawal of the Act.

  • 09:50

    Oppn leaders are knowledge--proof: Ram Madhav on CAA

    "Many of our opposition leaders are 'knowledge-proof', the information doesn't get into their brains. The Citizenship Act is so lucid, yet a controversy has been created which led to violence & unrest in-country," BJP National General Secretary Ram Madhav.

  • 09:49

    Mamata cannot lead agitation against CAA: WB Governor

    In an exclusive interview to DH, Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar says that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, having taken an oath to act as per the Constitution, which includes the law of the land, cannot lead the agitation against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, which has been passed by both houses of Parliament.

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  • 09:48

    CAA protests might spook investors away

    Protests against a new citizenship law in India risk making investors wary of doing business in Asia’s third-largest economy.

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  • 01:20

    Citizenship Act: Internet bans were uncalled for

    The ban on internet services in Assam and other states has become the new norm in the State’s attempt to muzzle dissent.

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  • 01:19

    Hindu priests protest against CAA, NRC in Kolkata

    Hindu priests on Monday assembled in the heart of the city to register their protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the National Register of Citizens.

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  • 01:17

    Opposition to CAA 'political', says Ram Madhav

    Dubbing the opposition to Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Population Register as ‘political’, BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav has urged BJP leaders and party workers to stay resilient and back the ‘humane’ legislation.

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  • 01:16

    Assam govt safeguarding home of indigenous people: CM

    Amid ongoing protests against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Monday that his government "is safeguarding jati, mati, bheti" (community, land, home) of the indigenous people of the state.

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  • 01:14

    CAA: IIM students, faculty launch continuous vigil

    Nearly 60 students and faculty of the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) have started a continuous three-day vigil against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

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  • 01:12

    Mangaluru violence: Magisterial enquiry begins

    The magisterial enquiry into the violence that broke out during the protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in the city, began on Monday.

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  • 18:10

    Priyanka invokes Bhagwad Geeta to attack Yogi

    Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday launched a scathing attack on Utter Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath and invoked ‘Bhagwan Geeta’ to decry the latter’s ‘revenge’ remark against the people protesting the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act.

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    Seemapuri violence case: A Delhi Court has adjourned the matter of bail plea of one of the accused who claimed himself to be a juvenile, for January 6, 2020, according to ANI.

  • 16:05

    "No to CAA, NRC" rangoli at DMK chief's residence

    Expressing solidarity with 'rangoli protesters' against the Citizenship Amendment Act, the entrance of DMK president M K Stalin's house here sported a traditional rangoli saying no to the contentious law.

    Alongside the rangoli known as 'kolam' in Tamil, a word was drawn which said "vendam (don't need/no) CAA-NRC."

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  • 15:53

    The Congress on Monday made a strong demand for a judicial enquiry into the "unlawful conduct" of the Uttar Pradesh police during protests in the state against the amended Citizenship Act.
    The 14-page memorandum to Governor Anandiben Patel was signed by Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and party state president Ajay Kumar Lallu.

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  • 12:41

    I appeal to everybody to join hands against BJP and isolate them everywhere: Mamata Banerjee

    Whoever is conducting peaceful protest is termed as anti-national. I will not stop my protest until CAA is withdrawn. Just ensure your names are there in the voters' list. The rest will be taken care of by me, says Mamata Banerjee

  • 12:37

    Citizenship (Amendment) Act is too little compassion, coming too late: Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev

  • 12:32

    PM Modi posts video of spiritual guru supporting CAA

    Spearheading a campaign in support of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday posted a video of spiritual guru Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, in support of the law.

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  • 11:13

    PM Modi starts Twitter campaign for CAA

    "#IndiaSupportsCAA because CAA is about giving citizenship to persecuted refugees & not about taking anyone’s citizenship away. Check out this hashtag in Your Voice section of Volunteer module on NaMo App for content, graphics, videos & more. Share & show your support for CAA," tweeted Modi.

  • 10:44

    Indian-Americans hold events in New York supporting CAA

    Members of the Indian diaspora held events at different places here to express their support for the amended Citizenship Act, terming it as a historic step taken by the Indian government.

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  • 10:12

    Former Cong advisor Prashant Kishor questions Sonia Gandhi's silence on NRC

    "My question and concern are that why is that the Congress President is not saying this officially that the NRC will not be allowed in Congress-ruled states? Nobody needs to prove a link between NPR and NRC, documents speak for themselves and they state that NPR is the first step of NRC. This debate is linked to Citizenship Amendment Bill of 2003, during which, it was defined that after NPR, if govt wishes, they can do NRC,"Prashant Kishor, Political strategist & JDU VP.

  • 10:06

    Owaisi asks Nitish Kumar to leave BJP for sake of country

  • 09:58

    Rangoli against CAA, NRC outside Stalin, Karunanidhi's house

  • 09:57

    Driver fined Rs 6.3k after Priyanka's helmet-less ride

    The UP traffic police has slapped a fine of Rs 6,300 on the owner of the two-wheeler on which Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra travelled to reach retired IPS officer SR Darapuri's residence in Lucknow as she and the driver rode the vehicle without a helmet, a senior official said Sunday.

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  • 09:56

    Organisers must give 24-hr notice before protest: DU

    At a time when several universities are witnessing protests against the amended citizenship law, the Delhi University has issued a notice saying it should be informed in advance about any 'gathering' or 'demonstration'.

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  • 09:55

    Himanta Biswa takes 5-km chopper ride to avoid protests

    In order to avoid anti- CAA protests by AASU here, Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma took a 5-km chopper ride to reach the venue, where a function was held to pay tribute to deceased BJP MLA Rajen Borthakur.

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  • 09:54

    PM, Shah spooked by protests; lying about NRC: Khalid

    Activist and former student leader Umar Khalid said here on Sunday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah were "lying" about the NRC now as they were scared by nation-wide protests.

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  • 01:24

    Muslims being misled: Pro-CAA rallyists

    Amid growing opposition to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), supporters of the legislation held a rally in front ofTown Hall here on Sunday to help raise awareness about the law.

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  • 22:52

    Won't do anything against interests of people: Assam CM

    Expressing dismay over continuing protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday said he will not do anything that will harm the interests of the people of the

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  • 22:51

    Most of refugees are 'SC brothers': Nadda on CAA

    Addressing a meeting in memory of the late former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, BJP working president Jagat Prakash Nadda on Sunday made a strong defence of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and linked it with the welfare of Scheduled Castes.

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  • 09:29

    3 RJD leaders expelled for vandalising auto-rickshaws during 'band' in Bihar

    • Three RJD members including party's Bhagalpur district president Tirupati Nath Yadav, have been expelled from the party for vandalising auto-rickshaws in Bhagalpur during 'bandh' called by the party against Citizenship Act and National Register of Citizens.

  • 20:11

    Gujarat: Denial of permission not a deterrent as people continue to protest

    Defying the authority which denied them permission to protest, nearly one hundredpeople including several prominent citizens on Sunday came out on the road once again to protest against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Ahmedabad.

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  • 19:16

    Kerala to intensify stir against CAA

    Further intensifying the joint resistance against CAA, a special sitting of the Kerala Assembly will be held on Tuesday to pass a resolution against CAA.

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  • 19:09

    Anti-CAA pledge in New Year's eve in Assam

    The anti-CAA sentiment is poised to be at the centre-stage in the new year's eve night and Bhogali Bihu, Assam's post-harvest festival with many Assamese households planning to take pledges to oppose the amended citizenship law.

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  • 17:59

    AMU students to continue peaceful anti-CAA protest

    Students of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) on Sunday said that they would continue holding peaceful anti-CAA agitation at the campus.

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  • 17:27
  • 17:24

    Vicious circle of NPR, NRC, CAA and 'revenge' in UP

    Following the violent clashes in UP following the anti-CAA protests, UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath had said that the government would ''auction'' the properties of the trouble mongers to compensate for the losses to the government.

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  • 17:21

    Complaint against cops club with cases against vandals

    The complaint against six policemen in connection with the death of a youth here in recent violence over the amended citizenship law will be probed along with the cases registered against vandals, police said on Sunday.

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  • 16:14

    Jamia admin, Delhi Police wrangle over CCTV footage

    The CCTV footage of the alleged barging-in of police personnel inside the Jamia Millia Islamia campus on December 15 has emerged as a fresh sore point between the university administration and the police.

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  • 15:31

    Protest march in Pune against CAA, NRC

    Hundreds of people took out a march in Maharashtra's Pune city on Sunday to protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and National Register of Citizens.

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  • 14:32

    Tourists stay away from Taj Mahal after CAA protests

    India's tourism industry has been hit by a wave of violent anti-government protests against a new citizenship law that have rocked several cities this month, with at least seven countries issuing travel warnings.

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  • 12:48

    BSP MLA Ramabai Parihar from Patharia suspended from the party for supporting CAA: Mayawati

    BSP MLA Ramabai Parihar from Patharia, Madhya Pradesh has been suspended from the party for supporting Citizenship (Amendment) Act. Also, she has been banned from participating in any party program,tweets Mayawati.

    The BSP first protested against it by calling it divisive and unconstitutional, voted against it in the Parliamentand gave a memorandum to the President about its withdrawal. Nonetheless, MLA Parihar supported CAA. In the past, she had been warned to walk the party line several times, she added, saying that the BSP is a disciplined party and if it is broken, immediate action is taken against MP / MLA of the party.

  • 12:31
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    Protest in support of CAA being held at Bengaluru's Town Hall

  • 09:33

    AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi to address an anti-CAA rally today

  • 08:38

    Do we want country to become Dharam Shala?: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan asks those opposing NRC

    Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday lashed out at those opposing the National Register of Citizens, asking whether they wanted the country to become a "Dharam Shala" (an open house).

    Addressing a function of Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad, an RSS-affiliated student union, here, he said people like Bhagat Singh and Subhas Chandra Bose sacrificed their lives for the freedom of the country.

    "Are we going to make our country a Dharam Shala now where anyone can roam freely?" he asked.

    "Therefore, we need to accept this challenge and we should make sure that only those who are ready to say Bharat Mata Ki Jai can live here," the BJP leader said.

  • 09:28

    District Administration of Dibrugarh: Curfew has been relaxed from 6 am to 10 pm in the district, today.

  • 08:34

    Ramdas Athawale's RPI(A) to hold a rally in support of Citizenship (Amendment) Act in Mumbai

    Union Minister Ramdas Athawale's RPI(A) will hold a rally in support of Citizenship Amendment Act in suburban Bandra in Mumbai on Sunday, said a party functionary.

    The rally will be held in Babasaheb Ambedkar Garden in Bandra East and will be led by party chief Athawale, he said.

  • 08:32

    We are becoming like Pakistan: Jnanpith Award winner Marathi writer Bhalchandra Nemade

    Commenting on the controversy over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, Jnanpith Award winner Marathi writer Bhalchandra Nemade said on Saturday that it looked like India was "becoming like Pakistan".

    He was speaking to reporters here after receiving 'Akashdeep Sanman' award for literature instituted by media house Amar Ujala.

    Asked about the raging protests over the controversial Act which grants citizenship to non-Muslim refugees, the acclaimed novelist said, "We are moving towards anarchy.

    "It looks like we are becoming like Pakistan," he said.

  • 01:56

    Doesn’t look like it’s going to be a quiet year ahead

    There is a realization in the Opposition that despite the government saying that there had been no discussion on the NRC so far, the BJP is sandwiched between the pressure from its core constituency to push the Hindutva issues and the challenge from the widening ambit of the protest against the CAA, which has not been a ‘Muslims alone’ phenomenon as the government may have expected it to be.

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  • 01:55

    A coming year of turmoil?

    2020 Foresight: With society in turmoil and the economy sliding, optimism isn’t the dominant feeling

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  • 01:53

    When you find yourself in times of trouble

    At one point, when the Modi government walked on water, it seemed that there would be no downs at all. But the events of the last month, when politicians of the ruling party delivered PR blunder after blunder on the CAA/NRC, show that the government’s spin merchants are only human, after all.

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  • 01:25

    To rally support, Anti-CAA protesters use music

    Protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in the city have usually manifested themselves along three lines: marches, sit-down protests or candlelight vigils. On Sunday, however, protesters took to music to rally supporters to the cause.

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  • 01:52

    Protesters confident of defeating CAA-NRC

    Activists joining the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) have decided to sustain the momentum until their unity forces the Centre to reverse its stance.

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  • 01:50

    Dismiss Yogi, says Cong after UP Police push Priyanka

    Congress on Saturday demanded dismissal of the Uttar Pradesh government, accusingthe state police of putting Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's life into danger.

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  • 01:49

    Drama in Lucknow: Cops manhandled me, says Priyanka

    Congress general secretaryPriyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday claimed that Uttar Pradesh police manhandled her to prevent her from visiting the residence of a retired IPS officer, who was arrested a few days agofor taking part in a protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) in Lucknow.

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  • 21:38

    On foundation day, Cong hits streets against NPR, CAA

    Congress on Saturday marked its 135th foundation day, with flag marches across the country against the Modi governments move to update the National Population Register (NPR), alleging that it was a surreptitious move to prepare a National Register of Citizens (NRC).

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  • 21:37

    Muslim outfit holds huge anti-CAA protest with family

    Hundreds of members of Muslim outfit 'Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamath' staged a protest here on Saturday with their families in protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act, as demonstrations continued across Tamil Nadu.

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  • 16:46
  • 16:42

    'Go to Pakistan': Meerut top cop tells protesters

    A row erupted after a video showed a top police officer in Meerut saying that protestors who had hit streets against the new citizenship law can "go to Pakistan", drawing sharp criticism from various quarters with Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday accusing the BJP of infusing "communal poison" in institutions.

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  • 16:34

    People stage protest against CAA in Shivamogga.

  • 16:28

    TMC stages sit-ins against NRC, CAA across West Bengal

    The Trinamool Congress on Saturday staged sit-ins against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in West Bengal.

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  • 16:24

    Chidambaram slams Army Chief Gen for CAA row remarks

    Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday came down heavily on Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, who had recently criticised people leading violent protests over the Citizenship Amendment Act, asking him to "mind his business."

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  • 15:34

    BJP taking Assam back to path of violence: Rahul

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said Assam might return to the path of violence due to policies of the BJP governments at the Centre and the state.

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  • 15:27

    CAA row: Panel to assess property damage in UP

    The district authorities here have set up a panel under the additional district magistrate to identify persons who were responsible for damaging public property during protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act on December 20 in Muzaffarnagar.

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  • 14:17

    Mr. Amit Shah must go back and listen to the debates in Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha: P Chidambaram

    Mr. Amit Shah must go back and listen to the debates in Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha, he did not answer a single question and now he is challenging Mr.Rahul Gandhi for a debate on it. Everything is wrong about this law, says P Chidambaram.

  • 13:28

    A Delhi court adjourned the bail plea of ​​10 accused in Seemapuri violence

    A Delhi court adjourned the bail plea of ​​10 accused in Seemapuri violence case. The matter will be heard on December 31. Court seeks medical report of injured policemen from Investigation officer. (ANI)

  • 12:37

    If you raise Pakistan zindabad slogans and hate India so much that you pelt stones then go to Pakistan, says Meerut SP

    Some boys after seeing us raised Pakistan zindabad slogans and started running. I told them if you raise Pakistan zindabad slogans and hate India so much that you pelt stones then go to Pakistan. We are trying to identify them, saidAkhilesh Narayan Singh, Meerut SP.

  • 12:10

    Stones were being pelted, anti-India & pro-neighbouring country slogans were being raised: Meerut ADG

    Prashant Kumar,ADG Meerut on viral video of Meerut SP: Stones were being pelted, anti-India & pro-neighbouring country slogans were being raised there.Situation was very very tense. PFI pamphlets were being distributed. This was despite all appeals, including by religious leaders. (ANI)

  • 11:57

    Delhi Court will give its verdict on the bail plea of ​​15 accused in the Daryaganj violence case at 3 pm today. (ANI)

  • 11:47

    NPR and NRC two sides of a coin: Owaisi

    The National Population Register (NPR) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) are two sides of a coin, AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi has said. His claim comes a day after Union Minister G Kishan Reddy had clarified that there was no link between the two.

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  • 11:15

    Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamath takes out protest march against in Chennai. (ANI)

  • 11:15

      Students convention against CAA by All India Democratic Students Organisation at Gandhi Bhavan

  • 11:12

    Home Minister Amit Shah said there is no difference between NPR and NRC, but I am telling you that they are two sides of a coin; rules of NPR, NRC are same: AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi at Nizamabad (ANI)

  • 11:05

    Trinamool Congress delegation led by senior leader Dinesh Trivedi hands over Rs 5 lakh compensation to kin of one of the two people who died during protests against Citizenship Amendment Act on December 19. (ANI)

  • 11:03

    NPR, NRC, more disastrous than demonetisation, says Rahul Gandhi

    National Population Register (NPR) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) will be more disastrous than demonetisation, says Congress leader Rahul Gandhi

  • 10:29

    Case registered against 10,000 unidentified students of Aligarh Muslim University

    Case registered against 10,000 unidentified students of Aligarh Muslim University in connection with violence which broke out during protests against Citizenship Amendment Act on December 15. (ANI)

  • 09:53

    You decide who is lying, says Rahul Gandhi

    I have tweeted a video where Narendra Modi is saying that there are no detention centres in India, and in the same video there are visuals of a detention centre, so you decide who is lying. (ANI)

  • 09:52

    Trinamool Congress to hand over Rs 5 lakh compensation to kin of two dead in Mangaluru

    Trinamool Congress delegation reaches Mangaluru. They will hand over Rs 5 lakh compensation each to the kin of the two people who died during protests against Citizenship Amendment Act on December 19. (ANI)

  • 07:46

    Pakistani Hindu refugees hold peaceful rally in support of CAA

    Members of the Hindu community who faced religious persecution andfled Pakistan to seek refuge in India held a peaceful rally in support of CAA in New Delhi. (ANI)

  • 01:19

    US Cong think tank says NRC, CAA closely linked

    Notwithstanding Home Minister Amit Shah’s recent claim to the contrary, a report by United States Congressional Research Service (US CRS) concluded that India’s Citizenship (Amendment) Act or the CAA and the process of preparing the National Register of Citizens were “closely linked”.

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  • 01:19

    The completion of Partition

    The argument that Muslims are not persecuted in these countries for their identity is demonstrably false, but it is consistent with the Hindu nationalist logic of Partition: that Partition created a Muslim state of Pakistan and a Hindu state of India.

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  • 23:31

    12 held for violence during anti-CAA protest in M’luru

    Mangaluru police have so far arrested 12 people in connection with the violence that occurred during the protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) on December 19.

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  • 23:25

    BJP tells people not to preempt Centre’s moves

    BJP national general secretary Anil Jain has advised people against preempting the moves of the government in connection with National Population Register (NPR).

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  • 23:23

    Goyal cites Gandhi to defend amended Citizenship Act

    Mahatma Gandhi was in favour of giving shelter to refugees coming from Pakistan, Union minister Piyush Goyal said on Friday, justifying the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA).

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  • 23:22

    Bidar MP terms Priyanka Gandhi 'Urban Naxal leader'

    Lok Sabha member from Bidar Bhagwant Khuba has described Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi as “leader of urban naxals.”

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  • 19:11

    People protest outside Jama Masjid against CAA

    Bravingcold weather, hundreds of people gathered outside the iconic Jama Masjid in Old Delhi after the Friday prayers and protested peacefully against the amended citizenship law, a week after violent protests rocked theneighbourhoodon the issue.

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  • 19:10

    No CAA in Bengal as long as I am alive: Mamata

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday said that as long as she is alive the Citizenship (Amendment) Act will not be implemented in Bengal.

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  • 19:09

    CAA has no provision to take away citizenship: Shah

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah here on Friday hit out at the opposition Congress, accusing the party of misleading people over the amended Citizenship Act.

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  • 19:08

    Kerala to keep detention centre proposal in abeyance

    The Left-Front government in Kerala has decided to keep in abeyance the Centre's long pending directive to set up a detention centre to keep persons accused of illegal immigration and visa norms violation.

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  • 19:06

    Techies urge Google, Amazon, Facebook to denounce CAA

    Describing the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) as "divisive and fascist schemes" by the BJP-led government, a grouping of Indian and Indian-origin professionals working with tech giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook have urged business leaders like Sundar Pichai, Satya Nadella and Mukesh Ambani to "take a stance and publicly denounce" such measures.

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  • 19:05

    Rallies for and against CAA, NRC held in Mumbai

    Mumbai on Friday saw rallies for and against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens (NRC).

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  • 19:04

    'Centre using trishul of CAA, NRC against people'

    CPI (M) leader Brinda Karat said on Friday that the Centre was using the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, National Register of Citizens and National Population Register (NPR) as a "trishul" (trident) to attack people.

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  • 19:03

    NDA granted citizenship to 600 Muslims in 5 yrs : Puri

    Facing criticism for discrimination against Muslims in granting citizenship, Union Housing Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday said that Narendra Modi-led government has granted citizenship to nearly 600 Muslims, who faced religious discrimination in their countries, in the past five years.

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  • 19:01

    Indian students in Israel protest against CAA

    About two dozen Indian students from various research institutes in Israel staged a silent protest in front of the Indian embassy here on Friday against the amended citizenship law and the proposed National Register of Citizens, terming them acts of "state-sponsored instrument of class and religious persecution".

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  • 17:06

    Former Maharashtra CM & BJP leader, Devendra Fadnavis arrives at August Kranti Maidan where the demonstration is being held in support of Citizenship Act

  • 16:44

    Protests in Andhra Pradesh

  • 16:43

     People gather in large numbers at Azad Maidan to protest against Citizenship Act

  • 16:07

    People staged a protest in Jor Bagh today, demanding release of Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad.  

  • 15:32

    CAA: Student leaders to be part of 'Inquilab Morcha'

    Student activists from Delhi and Uttar Pradesh will be part of the 'Inquilab Morcha' to be held at the Azad Maidan in south Mumbai on Friday against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC).

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  • 15:19

    Protesters detained from UP Bhawan

    Delhi: Police detains protesters from outside Uttar Pradesh Bhawan. #CitizenshipAmendmentAct

    — ANI (@ANI) December 27, 2019

  • 15:00

    Muslims peace protest at Minaz Nagar Idga Maidan

  • 14:40

    Cong and co. spreading rumors on Citizenship Act: Amit Shah

    Congress and the company are spreading rumors that this act will take away thecitizenship of minorities, Muslims. I challenge Rahul baba to show even one clause in the act that has provision to take away the citizenship of anyone:Home Minister Amit Shah

  • 14:37

    Delhi: A meeting was held today at the residence of Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi in view of the protests against the Citizenship Act across the country. BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain, National Commission for Minorities (NCM) chairman Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi & others present.

  • 12:31

    A Dharmapuri, BJP MP from Nizamabad: Asaduddin Owaisi has said CAA is communal & unconstitutional. Then, he cannot address a public gathering as there is a code of conduct implemented in Nizamabad ahead of Telangana municipal polls. I've written to Dist Collector, EC & Police. (ANI)

  • 11:53

    CAA row: Paramilitary forces, drones keep vigil in UP

    Security was mounted and patrolling intensified in sensitive areas across Uttar Pradesh to ensure peace during Friday prayers in view of widespread violence by those protesting against the amended Citizenship Act which has so far claimed 19 lives.

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  • 09:42

    CAA is a humanitarian act: Expat Bangladesh minorities

    Describing the amended Citizenship Act as humanitarian, a group of individuals and organizations, representing religious and ethnic minorities of Bangladesh, have said that through the law, India has partially fulfilled its duty towards millions of non-Muslims from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan who had to flee to the country in recent years but could not claim their rights.

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  • 02:02

    They want to implement Hindu Rashtra: P Chidambaram

    Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram slammed the BJP on Thursday, saying with a focus on the National Population Register, Citizenship Amendment Act and a countrywide NRC, it wants to "somehow implement its Hindu Rashtra" project.

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  • 02:01

    VHP to counter 'misinformation' on CAA in Mengaluru

    Vishwa Hindu Parishad will seek to counter "wrong and false campaign" and "misinformation” regarding Citizenship Amendment Act in the nerve centre of anti CAA violence in Karnataka—Mangalore where its three-day meeting kicks off on Friday.

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  • 02:00

    Christian community takes out protest against CAA

    Members of the Christian community took out a silent rally in the city on Boxing Day on Thursday to register their protests against the new citizenship law.

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  • 01:59

    Cong flag march against govt to mark foundation day

    The Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) will take out 'Save Bharat-Save Constitution' flag march here on December 28, on the occasion of the party's foundation day, to protest against the "undemocratic and unconstitutional" policies of the BJP government.

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  • 01:58

    Anti-CAA stir probe shows outsiders' involvement: Cops

    A preliminaryinvestigation into the anti-CAA violence has suggested the role of outsiders, including those from Bangladesh and Kashmir, police said here on Thursday.

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  • 01:57

    CAA: Why we are protesting?

    A time has come in our national life when it has become essential to stand up and fight for the most important basis of our existence, the right to live with dignity. The fundamental tenets of our Constitution are under threat, our very life breath is becoming impure. It is time for a second coming.

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  • 01:56

    CAA-NRC: UP on alert ahead of Friday prayers

    An alert was sounded in Uttar Pradesh a day before special prayers on Friday in anticipation of large gatherings of Muslims at mosques even as internet services were suspended once again in around half a dozen communally sensitive districts.

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  • 01:55

    WB: Ghosh challenges Mamata on implementation of CAA

    West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Thursday challenged Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to stop the Centre from implementing the Citizenship Amendment Act in the state and said that NRC is required as infiltrators have become the vote banks of the ruling TMC.

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  • 01:55

    NPR census in Bengaluru in 2 phases

    Authorities are preparing to hold a two-phase census for the National Population Register (NPR) in Bengaluru, amidst continuing protests over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Citizenship registry (NCR).

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  • 01:50

    'If 10 more states oppose CAA-NRC, it will be buried'

    CPI (M) leader Prakash Karat on Thursday said if ten more chief ministers stick to their promises and put work on National Population Register on hold like those of Kerala and West Bengal did, the Centre's plan to have an NPR would be "buried".

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  • 20:19

    Internet services to remain suspended in Ghaziabad for 24 hours from 10 pm on Thursday: DM Ajay Shankar Pandey

  • 20:15

    CAA was Mahatma Gandhi's dream: Goa CM

    Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said,"Citizenship Act was a dream of Mahatma Gandhi, asserts it would be passed in state Assembly"

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    Three men from Uttar Pradesh admitted to hospitals in Delhi with suspected gunshot injuries when protests over the new citizenship law had hit the state died during treatment, doctors said on Thursday.

    Mohammed Shafeeq, aged about 40, and Mukeem, 20, were shifted to Safdarjung Hospital from a hospital in Firozabad on December 24 and 22, respectively, while Mohammed Haroon, 30, was admitted to AIIMS Trauma Centre on Wednesday.

    "Haroon had suffered bullet injury on the neck and was shifted from a hospital in Firozabad. He died during the course of treatment early Thursday," a doctor at AIIMS Trauma Centre told PTI.


  • 18:59

    Rahul master of lies: BJP slams over Assam detention centres

    The BJP on Thursday hit back at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his liar jibe at the prime minister, dubbing him as "joothon ka sardar" (master of lies) and saying detention camps in Assam were set up when the Congress was in power both at the Centre and the state.

    In a tweet earlier in the day, the Congress leader had alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was lying to the country on the issue of detention camps in Assam.

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  • 18:02

    Uttar Pradesh Police: 124 people arrested for posting inciting content on social media. 93 FIRs registered. Action taken on 19409 social media posts. 9372 Twitter, 9856 Facebook, and 181 YouTube profiles blocked. ANI

  • 17:52

    CAA: Over 200 detained during protest outside UP Bhawan

    Over 200 people were detained on Thursday after they staged a demonstration outside Uttar Pradesh Bhawan in Delhi against the alleged police atrocities in the state during protests against the amended Citizenship Act, officials said.

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  • 17:43

    CAA, NPR not linked to NRC: Ram Madhav

    BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Thursday said neither the CAA nor the NPR has any link with the NRC and alleged that the Opposition is carrying out a false propaganda to malign the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government.

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  • 17:30

    Dehradun SSP, Uttarakhand: Police has directed all its area officers and police station incharges to warn about strict action against those who attempt to disturb peace during demonstrations in favour or against Citizenship Amendment Act. ANI

  • 17:25

    BJP govt afraid of Hindu-Muslim unity: Akhilesh

    Alleging that the BJP government was afraid of Hindu-Muslim unity, Samajwadi Party supremo Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday sought to know when a probe into "police brutality" during a widespread protest in the state against Citizenship Amendment Act will be ordered.

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  • 17:12

    Daryaganj: Police opposes bail plea of 9 accused

    The Delhi Police opposed in a court the bail pleas on Thursday of nine accused arrested in connection with a violent protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in Delhi's Daryaganj area.

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  • 16:56

    Delhi Police: A total of 213 people have been detained today from outside UP Bhawan for protesting without permission. They were detained in Mandir Marg and Connaught Place police stations. ANI

  • 16:51

    Presi prof leads anti-CAA rally in city, video viral

    A senior faculty member of the Presidency University has led a protest rally against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 and the NRC in the city, a video of which has gone viral on social media.

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  • 16:25

    Yogi govt unleashed reign of terror: Fact-finding team

    There is a "reign of terror" in Uttar Pradesh where the Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government is trying to crush the protests against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) by "brazenly" targeting minorities, agitators and activists to suppress all kinds of dissent, a fact-finding team said on Thursday.

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  • 16:17

    Actors Swara Bhaskar and Zeeshan Ayub at Press Club of India where the fact finding report on UP was released

  • 16:13

    Union Minister Giriraj Singh in Delhi: What Mughals and Britishers could not do, that Rahul Gandhi, Congress, tukde-tukde gang and Owaisi want to do. They want to divide India. They want a civil war in India. ANI

  • 16:05

    Daryaganj violence case: A Delhi Court to pronounce judgment on bail plea of ​​all 15 accused on December 28. ANI

  • 15:58

    2 accused in Seelampur violence case have filed bail petition in Delhi's Karkardooma court. Court to hear the bail petition on December 27. ANI

  • 15:45

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to address a rally in Assam's Guwahati on December 28 against Citizenship Amendment Act and National Register of Citizens. ANI

  • 14:58

    Ambedkar's grandson demands Amit Shah's resignation

    Accusing the RSS-BJP of attempting to divide the Indian society through CAA and proposed NRC, veteran politician and activist Prakash Ambedkar on Thursday demanded the resignation of Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

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  • 14:50

    Communist Party of India (Marxist): Left Parties call for a week-long protests from 1st Jan to 7th Jan against Citizenship Amendment Act, NRC, NPR, mounting miseries of people due to economic slowdown & in solidarity with all India General Strike on 8th Jan

  • 14:34

    West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee during protest against Citizenship Amendment Act & NRC, in Kolkata: We will pay cheque of Rs. 5 lakhs each to the families of those who lost their lives in Mangaluru during protests. ANI

  • 14:22

    Oppn led by Cong created confusion over CAA: Shah

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday accused the opposition of creating confusion over the Citizenship Amendment Act and spoiling the atmosphere in the national capital by misleading the people.

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  • 13:50

    Time for Delhi to punish tukde-tukde gang, says HM Amit Shah

    It is time for Delhi to punish the tukde-tukde gang that has brought unrest in Delhi under Congress rule, says Amit Shah.

  • 13:46

    As they got out, they started rumours and made Delhi unpeaceful: Amit Shah

    There was debate in the parliament on the citizenship amendment bill, nobody was ready to talk, there was vague talk happening. As they got out, they startedspreading rumours and lies, made Delhi turbulent.

  • 13:32

    BJP does not keep promises: Mamata

    BJP does not keep promises: Mamata Banerjee on Karnataka CM's remark about putting on hold compensation to families of police firing victims.

  • 13:29

    Mamata Banerjee asks students to continue movement against the CAA without fearing anybody. (PTI)

  • 13:14

    Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi morcha led by Prakash Ambedkar begins in Mumbai's Dadar

  • 12:52

    Government says whole protest and movement against Citizenship Amendment Actbeing carried out as propaganda campaign by some anti-social elements, political parties to fulfil vested interests. (AIRNews)

  • 12:25

    Delhi Court to pronounce order at 4 pm on the bail application of nine accused in Daryaganj violence case. (ANI)

  • 12:18

    NIA raids Akhil Gogoi's residence, arrested earlier this month as a preventive measure amid protests

    National Investigation Agency(NIA) conducts raid at activist Akhil Gogoi's residence in Guwahati. He was arrested by Assam Police on December 12 as a preventive measure amid protests against Citizenship Amendment Act. (ANI)

  • 12:09

    Shiv Sena MP Hemant Patil claims letter purportedly pledging his support to amended Citizenship Act is 'fake'. (PTI)

  • 12:01

    Leaders are not those who lead people in inappropriate direction, says Army chief Bipin Singh Rawat

    Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat: Leaders are not those who lead people in inappropriate direction. As we are witnessing in large number of universities & colleges,students the way they are leading masses & crowds to carry out arson & violence in cities & towns. This is not leadership. (ANI)

  • 11:50

    BJP working President JP Nadda has called a meeting of members of the committee formed for 'Jan Jagran Abhiyan' over Citizenship Amendment Act, today.

  • 11:28

    Protests have commenced on the premises of Rangacharlu Town Hall in Mysuru

    Over a couple of thousand people have already gathered at the Town Hall, while people are still arriving from all parts of the city. Agitators holding national flags and black bands on their arms were encouraged to shout slogans like 'Inquilab Zindabad', 'CAA Murdabad' and 'NRC Murdabad'.

    There were appeals to cooperate with the police and to be courteous to the people amd not to cover the faces. Ulemas said, until the CAA is withdrawn, the protests would continue. Most of the speech was in Urdu.

  • 11:01

    Emphasis not on citizenship but on residency, tweets P Chidambaram on NRC and NPR

  • 09:51

    Women only protest against the citizenship act in Town Hall is expected to take placeat 12 noon.

  • 09:35

    Kamal Nath should read Constitution, states bound to implement CAA: BJP general secretary Vijayvargiya (ANI)

  • 09:14

    Mobile internet services and broadband services to remain suspended from 8 am today to 6 pm tomorrow in Agra. (ANI)

  • 07:30

    Ambedkar's grandson to lead CAA-NRC protests

    Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi founder Prakash Ambedkar the grandson of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar to lead CAA-NRC protests.

  • 21:16

    Over 60 people detained in UP

    Over 60 people have been "identified for violence" during anti-CAA protests in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur and Gorakhpur; issued notices, asking them to explain their position or pay for damage caused to public and private property: Officials.


  • 21:12

    United States of America: People of Indian origin yesterday held marches in Austin, Raleigh and Seattle, in support of Citizenship Amendment Act.

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    DU students group holds pro-CAA march

    A group of Delhi University students and teachers on Tuesday held a march in support of the amended Citizenship Act (CAA).

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    Mangaluru violence was pre-planned, organized: Bommai

    Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday said the violence during protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in the communally-sensitive Mangaluru was “pre-planned” and that people from neighbouring Kerala were also involved.

    Bommai’s comments came hours after the Mangaluru police, which is facing inquiry after it opened fire killing two people last week, released videos of rioting in the port city.

    “There are visuals on how stones were pelted in a big way, how people covered their faces and sabotaged CCTV cameras, how there was an organized looting, how bricks meant for construction were used, how petrol bombs were also used...everyone has seen the videos,” Bommai said. “Can anyone call them innocents? It was an organized plan to create violence.”

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  • 17:01

    A lawyer has moved the Supreme Court seeking stern action against those misguiding people, disturbing peace and spreading violence in their protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019.

    Petitioner Puneet Kaur Dhanda also sought an order to the Election Commission to act against the political parties for the misinformation and rumours on the issue. Besides praying for a declaration that the Act was constitutional, she also sought a direction to the Centre to publicise extensively that it was not against any citizen of the country.

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    "@INCKarnataka what is a peaceful protest with arms in hand?Have you not seen what happened in Mangalore in peace after the statement of your MLA?" tweeted Karnataka BJP.

  • 16:09

    "From the very beginning, I believed in divinity. This is my personal visit. All rights reserved. May such an event in the pulse of God not diminish the dignity of Kerala," tweeted Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa on the Kerala attack.

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    Youth Cong workers wave black flags at CM BSY in Kerala

    Youth Congress activists waved black flags at Karanataka Chief Minister B SYediyurappaon Tuesday morning as he arrived at the airport here to board a flight to Kannur.

    Three activists, who were standing near the parking area, waved black flags at Yeddiyurappa and shouted "go back" as his motorcade reached the airport. The three were immediatedly arrested and removed, a police official said.

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  • 15:06

    Anti-CAA and anti-NRC protest in Hubballi concludes peacefully. Protest meet at Nehru Stadium ended, with protesters singing the national anthem.
    A memorandum to the President of India, seeking withdrawal of CAA and not to implement NRC, was submitted through Assistant Commissioner Mohammad Jubair.

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    MLC Basavaraj Horatti and Kundgol MLA Kusumavati Shivalli attend protest meet in Hubballi.

  • 13:58

    More than 50,000Muslims participate in the Anti CAA protest in Hubballi today.

    With traffic being closed on the Lamington Road, which leads to the railway station, the public was forced to walk more than half a km to reach the station or Old bus stand.

  • 13:56

    Rally organised in support of CAA and NRC by various Hindu organisations culminates at Sardars ground in Belagavi. Manjunath Swami of Inchagiri spoke about the threat being faced by Hindus for not being united. He asked them remain united and shed the divide of caste and language to protect their religion.

  • 13:29
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    Procession supporting CAA arrives at Sardarground in Belagavi for rally. Saffron flags by various organisations being displayed in support.Protest meet begins with Islamic, Buddhist and Hindu (Veerashaiva Lingayat) prayers.

  • 13:04

    Procession supporting CAA arrives at Sardars ground in Belagavi for rally. Saffron flags by various organisations being displayed in support. (DH)

  • 13:00

    Taking out a rally from Dr B R Ambedkar Circle, thousands of people gather at Nehru Stadium in Hubballi, for anti-CAA and anti-NRC protest meet. (DH) (Photo credit: DH)

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    More than 20,000 protesters are marching from the BR Ambedkar circle in Hubballi to the Nehru stadium. The procession started at around 12:15,after the protesters garlanded Ambedkar's statue. Theyraised slogans of Azadiagainst Modi and Shah, and also against Reliance, Ambani who they think are favouredthe government. (DH) (Photo credit: DH)

  • 12:46

    Leaders of Anjuman-E-Islam, Congress and Dalit organisations, including MLA Prasad Abbayya and former minister A M Hindasgeri, garland Dr B R Ambedkar statue, to mark the beginning of anti-CAA and anti-NRC rally in Hubballi. (DH photo)

  • 12:33

    Protester was shot in self-defence: UP police

    Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor police have admitted that it opened fire on the protesters during the anti-CAA protests in the state that turned violent at times, according to an NDTV report.

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  • 12:26

    Mangaluru City police release anti-CAA protest videos

    The Mangaluru City police on Monday shared the video footage of theprotest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act that turned violent in Mangaluru on December 19, on its Facebook page.

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  • 12:19

    Izaz Ahmed, abusinessman offers roses to policeman deputed on duty at Ambedkar circle in Hubballi during anti CAA protest. (DH Photo)

  • 12:18

    Rally in support of CAA and NRC beginning at Sambhaji Circle in Belagavi on Tuesday. (DH Photo)

  • 12:00

    Placards used during the Anti CAA protest in Hubballi on Tuesday. (DH Photo)

  • 11:56

    BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay has approached Delhi High Court seeking issuance of court direction to concerned authorities for 'recovering damages from accountable people' of loss of public property during the violence in Jamia Nagar. (ANI)

  • 11:52

      Delhi High Court rejects a plea which sought to quash the December 19 order of Police suspending telecom services in parts of Delhi, in wake of protests over  Citizenship Amendment Act. (ANI)

  • 11:42
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    Major Archbishop of Syro Malabar Church, Cardinal Mar George Alencherry in Kochi: Urge the Centre to review the Citizenship Amendment Act, we need a more democratic debate on this act. (ANI)

  • 11:36
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    Internet services to remain suspended till 8 pm, 25th December

  • 23:37

    US body condemns use of violence during protests; asks Modi to reconsider NRC

  • 23:35

    Not convinced by PM's assurances on NRC, CAA: Jamia students

    As the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act and a proposed countrywide National Register of Citizens entered its eighth day on Monday at Jamia Millia Islamia, agitating students said they were not convinced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assurances on NRC and CAA.


  • 20:35

    People will not let PM suppress 'Bharat Mata': Rahul

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of trying to spread hatred and break the country, but warned that the people will not let him attack the Constitution and suppress the voice of "Bharat Mata".

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  • 20:34

    FIR registered against AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan over charges of sharing objectionable post on social media against Citizenship Amendment Act - ANI

  • 20:21

    You could not provide jobs and destroyed economy, that is why you are hiding behind hate: Rahul Gandhi hits out at PM Modi. PTI

  • 20:18

    Rahul Gandhi at Raj Ghat where the party is staging protest against Citizenship Amendment Act: Narendra Modi ji, when you get students shot by bullets & when you get them lathi-charged, or when you threaten the journalists, then you try to suppress the voice of the country. ANI

  • 20:03

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi at Raj Ghat where the party is staging protest against Citizenship Amendment Act: When it comes to clothes, the entire nation knows you because of your clothes. It was you who had worn a suit worth Rs. 2 crore, it was not the people of the country. ANI

  • 20:02

    Mamata urges non-BJP CMs, leaders to unite against CAA

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday wrote to all non-BJP Chief Ministers and opposition party leaders urging them to unite against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the NRC. Banerjee also urged them to unite against the BJP government on one platform.

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  • 20:01

    CAA protest: Assam arrests 10 for provocative posts

    Assam police registered 28 cases related to 206 "disturbing" social media posts during the widespread protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act since it was passed by the Narendra Modi government on December 11.

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  • 19:44

    India facing new crisis in which divide and rule is the law: Mamata Banerjee. PTI

  • 19:01

    West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee writes to NCP chief Sharad Pawar stating,"Let us all meet and chalk out a concerted plan to protest and save our democracy." Citizenship Amendment Act

  • 18:58

    J'khand poll results verdict against NRC, CAA: Kejriwal

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said the Jharkhand Assembly poll results appeared to be a verdict against the NRC and CAA and reflects the public reaction to the "arrogance" of the BJP visible across the country.

  • 18:30

    'Resolve to protect Constitution for CAA martyrs'

    Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said on Monday that in the name of all those who had been "martyred" in the protests against the amended citizenship law, her party resolves to protect the Constitution.

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  • 18:17