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11 arrested for stone-pelting during anti-CAA protests in northeast Delhi

It was suspected that they had come to the area with an intention to create mischief, the police said. The police conducted flag marches in northeast Delhi and appealed to the locals to maintain peace. The police also reached out to the members of the peace committees in the area in order to maintain law and order.

CAA Protest: Shia Cleric Maulana Jawad appeals Muslims to show restraint

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 21 (ANI): Shia Cleric Maulana Kalbe Jawad appealed Muslims to show restraint. Speaking to ANI, he said, “Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) are two different things. NRC as of now is implemented only in Assam and has not been implemented across India, also we don't yet know what rules are going to be in it. Political parties are misleading on this, appeal to Muslims to show restraint.”CAA Protest: Shia Cleric Maulana Jawad appeals Muslims to show restraint

Government will unravel conspiracy, if any, behind Delhi violence: G Kishan Reddy

At least 42 people died and over 200 injured in the violence in parts of northeast Delhi last week over the Citizenship Amendment Act. Last week we witnessed some disturbances in the national capital.

#CAA backlash: Mira Nair calls Sadaf Jafar's arrest 'appalling'; Hansal Mehta tweets for release

'A Suitable Boy' actor Vijay Varma also expressed shock over Jafar's arrest.

Maha: 20 detained, 130 booked for violence during anti-CAA protests

Twenty people have been detained and 130 booked in Hingoli district in Marathawada region of Maharashtra for allegedly damaging public property and rioting during separate protests against the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act

Anti-CAA protests: Section 144 imposed in UP's Gorakhpur

The section 144 has been imposed in UP's Gorakhpur due to anti-CAA protests on December 21. Police personnel in large numbers have been deployed in various parts of the city. Protests have erupted in several parts of Uttar Pradesh. Anti-CAA protests: Section 144 imposed in UP's Gorakhpur

Anti-CAA protests: 15 held for violence in Delhi's Daryaganj

Those arrested have been charged with rioting and using force to deter policemen from doing duty, police said. According to police, the protesters had set ablaze a private car parked at Subhash Marg area on Friday evening. The fire was immediately doused. Forty persons were detained in connection with the protest and subsequent violence.

Anti-CAA protests: At least 11 killed in Uttar Pradesh

At least 11 people, including an 8-year-old boy, have lost their lives in Uttar Pradesh as the protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act turned violent in the state, officials said on Saturday. Four deaths were reported from Meerut district, while the boy was killed in a stampede in Varanasi when a violent mob was being chased by police personnel on Friday, they said.Anti-CAA protests: At least 11 killed in Uttar Pradesh

Five dead in UP as anti-CAA protests turn violent

Five people were killed in Uttar Pradesh as anti-Citizenship Amendment Act demonstrations turned into violent clashes between police and protesters in several districts of western and eastern UP and a few places in Maharashtra, leading to arsons, stonepelting and lathi-charging.

Polish student asked to leave India after attending anti-CAA rally

The JU source said several teachers and Left-leaning students of the varsity were of the view that Siedcynski was paying the price for attending an anti-CAA rally at Moulali area in the city in December last year where he was interviewed by a Bengali daily and a brief report on him was published the next day.

Congress, CPI(M) stage rallies in Kolkata against Amit Shah visit

As Amit Shah arrived in the city in the morning, hundreds of Left and Congress protesters, carrying black flags and anti-CAA posters, demonstrated outside the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport and raised 'go back' slogans.

CAA protest in Delhi: Vehicle torched, police use water cannon in Daryaganj

Situation tense in Daryaganj. Heavy stone pelting on cops by the anti-CAA protesters and 2 cars set on fire. Police use water canon in retaliation to disperse the crowd.CAA protest in Delhi: Vehicle torched, police use water cannon in Daryaganj

CAA protest in Delhi: Vehicle torched, police use water cannon in Daryaganj

Situation tense in Daryaganj. Heavy stone pelting on cops by the anti-CAA protesters and 2 cars set on fire. Police use water canon in retaliation to disperse the crowd.CAA protest in Delhi: Vehicle torched, police use water cannon in Daryaganj

Gujarat: Pakistani woman granted Indian citizenship amid anti-CAA protests

A Pakistani woman was granted Indian citizenship in Gujarat’s Dwarka. Hasina Ben was born and brought up in Gujarat. In 1999 she married a Pakistani citizen and became a citizen of Pakistan.Gujarat: Pakistani woman granted Indian citizenship amid anti-CAA protests

CAA protests halt traffic in Delhi-NCR, 19 metro stations shut

Massive traffic jam was witnessed in parts of Delhi and at Delhi-Gurugram border due to protests against Citizenship Amendment Act. Several vehicles were seen stuck in heavy traffic at Delhi-Gurugram border. Traffic snarls were seen at Cyber Hub flyover.CAA protests halt traffic in Delhi-NCR, 19 metro stations shut

CAA protests halt traffic in Delhi-NCR, 19 metro stations shut

Massive traffic jam was witnessed in parts of Delhi and at Delhi-Gurugram border due to protests against Citizenship Amendment Act. Several vehicles were seen stuck in heavy traffic at Delhi-Gurugram border. Traffic snarls were seen at Cyber Hub flyover.CAA protests halt traffic in Delhi-NCR, 19 metro stations shut

CAA protests: Police fire in air at Mangaluru, scores detained in Karnataka

Police lobbed tear gas shells, resorted to baton charge and fired in the air to disperse anti-CAA protesters in Mangaluru, as thousands of demonstrators hit the streets in many cities and towns across Karnataka on Thursday defying prohibitory orders. The Mangaluru police commissioner has imposed curfew with immediate effect till the midnight of Friday in Central sub-division of the city covering five police stations, a top district official told PTI. Prohibitory orders clamped in Bengaluru under section 144 of the CrPC that bans assembly of more than four people had no effect as people in large numbers came out onto the streets opposing the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC).CAA protests: Police fire in air at Mangaluru, scores detained in Karnataka

Farhan Akhtar joins CAA protests says, important to raise my voice

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of the financial capital against the Citizenship Act on Thursday, converging at the August Kranti Maidan. Bollywood personalities including actors Farhan Akhtar, Sushant Singh, Swara Bhaskar and film makers Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and Saeed Mirza were also present at the Maidan. "To raise your voice against something is democratic right, people are raising their voices and I'm of view that there seems to be a certain amount of discrimination in what is happening", says actor Farhan Akhtar.Farhan Akhtar joins CAA protests says, important to raise my voice

Farhan Akhtar joins CAA protests says, important to raise my voice

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of the financial capital against the Citizenship Act on Thursday, converging at the August Kranti Maidan. Bollywood personalities including actors Farhan Akhtar, Sushant Singh, Swara Bhaskar and film makers Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and Saeed Mirza were also present at the Maidan. "To raise your voice against something is democratic right, people are raising their voices and I'm of view that there seems to be a certain amount of discrimination in what is happening", says actor Farhan Akhtar.Farhan Akhtar joins CAA protests says, important to raise my voice

Anti-CAA protests: What all happened in Delhi today

Protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act resulted in huge traffic snarls across the national capital during the morning peak hours on Thursday, while the Delhi-Gurgaon route remained in a gridlock as vehicles lined up for as long as 10 kms on the expressway connecting the two cities. "Police have placed barricades and are checking vehicles coming from Gurgaon to Delhi due to which the traffic is affected on the stretch," the Delhi Traffic Police tweeted.

Anti-CAA protests intensify in Kolkata; many protesters detained in Hyderabad

Scores of protesters including students were taken into preventive custody in different parts of the city on Thursday when they were planning to hold protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, police said. Giving a fillip to the widespread protests in West Bengal against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) on Thursday, a large number of students gathered in the heart of the city to protest.Anti-CAA protests intensify in Kolkata; many protesters detained in Hyderabad

Anti-CAA protests intensify in Kolkata; many protesters detained in Hyderabad

Scores of protesters including students were taken into preventive custody in different parts of the city on Thursday when they were planning to hold protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, police said. Giving a fillip to the widespread protests in West Bengal against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) on Thursday, a large number of students gathered in the heart of the city to protest.Anti-CAA protests intensify in Kolkata; many protesters detained in Hyderabad

Anti-CAA protests: Prohibitory orders imposed near Red Fort in Delhi

Hundreds of protestors began their march against the amended Citizenship Act on Thursday, defying CrPC section 144 imposed by Delhi Police in Red Fort area. Two protests are scheduled in the national capital with students and activists on one hand and the Left parties on the other. The two marches are to meet at Shaheen Park near ITO.Anti-CAA protests: Prohibitory orders imposed near Red Fort in Delhi

CAA protests: Prohibitory orders clamped in Karnataka's Dakshina Kannada district

Dakshina Kannada district Deputy Commissioner Sindhu B Rupesh has enforced prohibitory orders in the entire district in view of the possibility of the law order situation and public peace getting vitiated.

Anti-CAA protests: Prohibitory orders imposed near Red Fort in Delhi

Hundreds of protestors began their march against the amended Citizenship Act on Thursday, defying CrPC section 144 imposed by Delhi Police in Red Fort area. Two protests are scheduled in the national capital with students and activists on one hand and the Left parties on the other. The two marches are to meet at Shaheen Park near ITO.Anti-CAA protests: Prohibitory orders imposed near Red Fort in Delhi

Indira, Manmohan's 'Raj dharma' was of equality, harmony; BJP has divisive mindset: Congress

The Congress on Friday slammed the BJP for attacking Sonia Gandhi over the party's 'Rajdharma' reminder, saying its leaders like Indira Gandhi and Manmohan Singh believed in equality and harmony, while the Modi government has a "divisive mindset".

CAA protests: ABVP members attacked by SFI supporters in Kerala College

Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) activists were allegedly thrashed by supporters of Students Federation of India (SFI), on December 16 inside the campus of Sree Kerala Varma College in Thrissur. ABVP supporter told media that they had organised a seminar on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) on Monday and had planned to invite a speaker from outside the college. The SFI students allegedly were resistant to their idea and a scuffle broke out between the two groups. Following this, the ABVP has called a strike on the campus against the SFI.CAA protests: ABVP members attacked by SFI supporters in Kerala College

Mahatma Gandhi's spirit needed more than ever: UN chief Guterres on Delhi violence

Guterres has expressed sadness over the casualties following the protests in Delhi, and called for maximum restraint and for violence to be avoided, the UN chief's spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters on Thursday.

Delhi riots: Police issues public notice, urge eyewitnesses to join probe

Delhi Police on Thursday issued an appeal, urging people and media persons to come forward and give their statements and share pictures and video footage in connection with the violence in North East Delhi.Delhi riots: Police issues public notice, urge eyewitnesses to join probe

CAA protests: Shiv Sena equates Jamia violence to Jallianwala Bagh massacre

Shiv Sena slams BJP over the Citizenship Law in its mouthpiece Saamana; reiterates its comparison of Jamia violence to Jallianwala Bagh massacre.CAA protests: Shiv Sena equates Jamia violence to Jallianwala Bagh massacre

CAA protests hearing: Plea in HC for contempt action against lawyers who 'disrespected' court

Senior advocates, heads of bar associations and central government lawyers mentioned before a bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar the need for contempt action against those who "disrespected the judiciary". After hearing the lawyers, the bench said it will refer the matter to one of its relevant committees which will deliberate on it.

CAA protests in Assam: Why it is different from the rest of the country

On Sunday, when the artists gathered in Chanmari field in Guwahati to register their protest against CAA, the fear found voice. Bipin Chawdang sang “pepanhti tur bojailo, du dinor pachhot bongaliye ronor hinga bojaabo, du dinor pachhot bangladeshik mukhyomatri patibo.”

View: The violence in Delhi – and how it was finally contained -- has lessons for all

Yet, it is undeniable that there has been systemic failure in the manner the violence was handled.

CAA protests: Delhi metro stations near Jaffrabad, Seelampur closed

CAA protests: Mayhem returns to the national capital. Buses have been torched & properties have been vandalized. Traffic movement to Seelampur has been blocked & 7 metro stations have been shut down.CAA protests: Delhi metro stations near Jaffrabad, Seelampur closed

CAA protests: Various Delhi metro stations near Jaffrabad, Seelampur closed

CAA protests: Mayhem returns to the national capital. Buses have been torched & properties have been vandalized. Traffic movement to Seelampur has been blocked & 7 metro stations have been shut down.CAA protests: Various Delhi metro stations near Jaffrabad, Seelampur closed

PM Modi on CAA protests: Congress playing guerrilla politics

PM Narendra Modi dares the opposition on the Citizenship matter, says 'Congress is playing guerrilla politics,' while addressing a rally in Jharkhand. Listen in.PM Modi on CAA protests: Congress playing guerrilla politics

CAA protest: Delhi Police arrest ten people over JMI violence

Delhi Police: 10 people with criminal backgrounds arrested, in connection with Dec 15 Jamia Millia Islamia incident. No student has been arrested.CAA protest: Delhi Police arrest ten people over JMI violence

CAA protest: Violence is not solution to any problem, says VP Naidu

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu attended the National Safety Awards (Mines), organised by the Director General of Mines Safety and Ministry of Labour & Employment, in New Delhi on Dec 17. Addressing the event, VP Naidu said, “Recent instances of violence, especially destruction of public property, are a cause for great concern. Violence is not a solution to any problem. We must desist from obstructive and destructive activities and focus on constructive initiatives that will take our nation forward.”CAA protest: Violence is not solution to any problem, says VP Naidu

Delhi violence: Death toll reaches 34, over 200 injured

The death toll in the communal violence in northeast Delhi over the amended citizenship law reached 34 on Thursday, senior officials said.Delhi violence: Death toll reaches 34, over 200 injured

Anti-CAA protests reach Mumbai; students take to streets

Hundreds of students from the Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS) and the University of Mumbai held protests to denounce the BJP-led government over the Citizen Amendment Act (CAA) and also the proposed National Register of Citizen (NRC).

Anti-CAA protests: After North East and Bengal, violence rocks Delhi

The mayhem went on till 8 pm, with the cops using more than 50 rounds of tear gas. Cops say that at least two petrol bombs were also hurled. The situation was finally controlled when cops chased after the protesters and nabbed a few of them. As many as 50 students, who were detained during protests at the Jamia Millia Islamia University on Sunday, were released in the early hours of Monday. In pic: Charred remains of vehicles due to protests against Citizenship Amendment Act near Jamia Millia Islamia in New Delhi.

CAA protests: Situation tense in JMI, many students decide to leave for home

The situation in Jamia Millia Islamia, which witnessed protests against the amended Citizenship Act, remained tense on Monday morning and many students decided to leave for their homes, sources said. CAA protests: Situation tense in JMI, many students decide to leave for home

CAA protests: Modi govt afraid of public voice, Priyanka Gandhi tweets

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra accused the Modi government on Sunday of being "cowardly" as it feared to hear the voice of people and was making its presence felt through "oppression" on students and journalists.CAA protests: Modi govt afraid of public voice, Priyanka Gandhi tweets

CAA protests: Salman Khurshid vows to take up the issue legally

Cong leader Salman Khurshid briefs media over CAA rocks Delhi . TIMES NOW's Mohit Bhatt reporting live from ITO. Listen inCAA protests: Salman Khurshid vows to take up the issue legally

CAA protests: Left extends support to students of Jamia Milia Islamia University

The Left extends support to the students of Jamia Milia Islamia University. CPI leader D Raja speaks to TIMES NOW's Mohit Bhatt. Listen inCAA protests: Left extends support to students of Jamia Milia Islamia University

UP police files FIR against 135, arrests 20 for anti-CAA protests in Azamgarh

"FIR has been registered against 35 named and over 100 unidentified persons involved in anti-CAA protests on Tuesday near Jauhar park in Bilariaganj area. Of them 20 have been arrested," Superintendent of Police, Triveni Singh, said.

Modi reviews Delhi situation, appeals for peace and brotherhood

At least 20 people have been killed since Sunday in communal violence in Northeast Delhi, triggered after clashes between pro and anti-CAA protestors over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.

Anti-CAA Shaheen Bagh protest: Why SC unhappy with Delhi Police

While reviewing the petition filed in the Supreme Court, the judges noted that unless violence in the streets of the national capital is curbed and situation returns to normalcy there is no point in addressing the Shaheen Bagh protest case. The judges were visibly upset with the way police had handled the protests in the city. Samanwaya Routray decodes the observations of the apex court judges.Anti-CAA Shaheen Bagh protest: Why SC unhappy with Delhi Police

CAA protests:'No one should indulge in violence,' tweets Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal appealed for calm as a protest against new citizenship law turned violent on Sunday. Protesters allegedly torched three buses in city's New Friends Colony area as they clashed with cops who fired tear gas at the crowd. "No one should indulge in violence. Any kind of violence is unacceptable. Protests should remain peaceful," Kejriwal said. CAA protests:'No one should indulge in violence,' tweets Arvind Kejriwal

'Horrendous' Delhi unrest leaves B-town speechless: Swara, Kashyap call for action; Sonam prays

Several celebs took to Twitter to condemn the violence in Delhi.

Delhi violence: Death toll rises to 20, over 200 injured

At least 20 people were killed in three days of clashes in New Delhi apparently sparked by President Donald Trump's first state visit to India, with the death toll expected to rise as hospitals were overflowed with dozens of injured people, authorities said Wednesday.Delhi violence: Death toll rises to 20, over 200 injured

Shaheen Bagh blockade: SC pulls up Delhi police, pushes hearing date to March 23

Shaheen Bagh matter: Supreme Court fixes the matter for further hearing to March 23. The court was hearing pleas seeking removal of anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protesters from Delhi's Shaheen Bagh area.Shaheen Bagh blockade: SC pulls up Delhi police, pushes hearing date to March 23

Delhi violence: Situation 'alarming'; Army should be called in, says Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said the Army should be called in as police is unable to control the situation despite all its efforts following the violence in parts of northeast Delhi. "I have been in touch with large no. of people whole nite (night). Situation alarming. Police, despite all its efforts, unable to control situation and instil confidence (sic)," Kejriwal tweeted.Delhi violence: Situation 'alarming'; Army should be called in, says Kejriwal

Death toll in northeast Delhi violence rises to 20

The death toll in northeast Delhi communal violence over the amended citizenship law rose to 20 on Wednesday, according to GTB Hospital authorities.

Delhi HC notice to Delhi Police over hate speeches

Delhi HC issues notice to the Delhi Police in a petition seeking action against the people who made hate speeches.Delhi HC notice to Delhi Police over hate speeches

Delhi violence: Deceased cop Rattan Lal's kin sit on dharna demanding 'martyr status'

Tihawali village in Sikar on Tuesday mourned the death of its son, Head Constable Ratan Lal, who died while trying to control violence involving pro and anti-CAA groups in north-east Delhi. Residents of the village have demanded that Lal be given the martyr status so that his family gets adequate compensation. They also want a local sports stadium named after name.Delhi violence: Deceased cop Rattan Lal's kin sit on dharna demanding 'martyr status'

Delhi violence: Toll rises to 13 as North-east Delhi stays on the boil

Home minister Amit Shah meets CM Kejriwal & LG Baijal, urges citizens and political parties not to spread rumours. The police registered 11 FIRs under charges of murder, rioting, arson and destruction of public property and deployed 65 companies including paramilitary detachments. It’s estimated that more than 180 people including 56 police personnel were injured.

Delhi violence: Opposition parties call for peace, urge Amit Shah, Arvind Kejriwal to restore order

Accusing the government of inaction, AICC treasurer Ahmed Patel tweeted, “Govt of India sits mute as the capital of India burns... We urge Govt to use its might to bring peace to Delhi & bring justice on all elements responsible.”

Delhi violence: Television journalists attacked in northeast Delhi, one serious

Many other journalists took to social media to share tales of how they were heckled and some alleged they were questioned about their religious identity.

Delhi violence: Amit Shah writes to deceased cop Ratan Lal's family, offers condolences

Home Minister Amit Shah writes a letter to wife of Delhi Police Head Constable Ratan Lal, who died during clashes over Citizenship Amendment Act in Northeast Delhi, yesterday. He writes, "I express grief and deep condolences on untimely death of your husband".Delhi violence: Amit Shah writes to deceased cop Ratan Lal's family, offers condolences

Bihar first NDA state to pass resolution against NRC, adopt 2010 NPR

While replying to the debate on the motion, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had reiterated his opposition to "additional clauses" having been inserted into the NPR. He told the house that the state government has written to the Centre requesting that these be dropped.

Delhi violence: 1,000 armed policemen being deployed; police-MLA coordination to be enhanced

Special officers along with the additional forces are being deployed in violence-hit areas of Delhi where at least seven people, including a policeman, were killed. This was conveyed at a high-level meeting convened by Home Minister Amit Shah and attended by Delhi's LG Anil Baijal, CM Arvind Kejriwal and Commissioner of Police Amulya Patnaik among others.

LG Anil Baijal outlines AAP govt's priorities in his address in Delhi Assembly

In his address to the newly elected MLAs, Baijal also appealed to the people to maintain peace, law and order, communal harmony and cooperate with security agencies in the wake of violence in parts of northeast Delhi.

21 people killed in riots, protests in past 6 months in UP: Yogi Adityanath

Twenty-one people have been killed in riots and protests in Uttar Pradesh and over 400 policemen injured in stone pelting incidents over the past six months, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Tuesday.

Delhi violence: Gambhir calls for action against anybody provoking people

East Delhi BJP MP Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday condemned the violence in the city over the amended citizenship law and said action should be taken against any party member, "whether Kapil Mishra or anyone else", who gave provocative speeches.

Delhi violence: HC to hear plea seeking FIR tomorrow, arrest of persons involved

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday said it would hear a plea seeking registration of an FIR and arrest of persons involved in the ongoing violence in North East Delhi over the Citizenship Amendment Act.

Delhi CAA violence: Photojournalist recounts his touch-and-go mission to Maujpur

"I stepped aside and after a short while navigated along the barricades to reach the spot. As soon as I started taking photos, a few men wielding bamboo sticks and rods surrounded me. They tried to snatch my camera, but my reporter colleague, Sakshi Chand, stepped in front of me and dared them to touch me. The men decided to slink away."

Kejriwal urges people to refrain from indulging in violence

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday urged everyone to refrain from indulging in violence, saying all issues can be dealt with through dialogue.

Fresh violence in parts of northeast Delhi

A head constable was killed and at least 50 others, including several paramilitary and Delhi Police personnel, were injured as violence spiralled over the amended citizenship law in northeast Delhi on Monday.

Anti-CAA violence: Chidambaram says people paying price for putting in power insensitive people

A head constable was among seven people killed and at least 50 others, including several paramilitary and Delhi Police personnel, were injured as violence spiralled over the amended citizenship law in northeast Delhi on Monday. Frenzied protesters torched houses, shops, vehicles and a petrol pump, besides hurling stones.

Three firemen injured in violence-hit northeast Delhi

On Monday, the department received 45 calls and in attending to those, a fire tender was pelted with stones while another was torched by protesters.

CAA clash: Section 144 imposed in parts of North-East Delhi, Cops appeal for peace

Section 144 imposed in parts of North-East Delhi after the CAA fire spreads across the nation. 4 civilians & 1 policeman were killed during the violent protests.CAA clash: Section 144 imposed in parts of North-East Delhi, Cops appeal for peace

Cop killed in CAA-related clashes in northeast Delhi

Massive violence erupted in parts of northeast Delhi after clashes broke out between pro- and anti-CAA groups for the second consecutive day on Monday. At least one person has been killed in the violence, so far. A petrol pump was also set on fire by the rioters in Bhajanpura area.Cop killed in CAA-related clashes in northeast Delhi

Head constable killed during clashes over CAA in northeast Delhi: Police

Several vehicles, shops and houses were torched on Monday, a day after clashes broke out between those against and for the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.

Working with Pak to crack down on terrorists; every country has right to protect its borders: Trump

Touching on the issue of terrorism in Pakistan, US President Donald Trump on Monday said his administration is working with Islamabad to crack down on terrorist organisations in the Islamic country. "My administration is working in a very positive way with Pakistan to crackdown on terror organizations and the militants that operate on the Pakistani border," said Trump.Working with Pak to crack down on terrorists; every country has right to protect its borders: Trump

Delhi: Stone pelting, vandalism at Maujpur after anti-CAA groups clash

Tension prevailed on Monday in Maujpur area of north-east Delhi after clashes between pro- and anti-CAA groups with stones being pelted and people running helter-skelter even as the police conducted flag marches to bring the situation under control.People say that there has been stone pelting from the crematorium side by the protesters.The Delhi Metro, meanwhile, announced closure of entrance and exit gates of Maujpur-Babarpur metro station. Delhi: Stone pelting, vandalism at Maujpur after anti-CAA groups clash

Anti-CAA protests in Shaheen Bagh, Jamia, Seelampur designed to harm harmony: PM Modi

They were keeping the Constitution and tricolour in the forefront, but the aim was to "divert attention from the real conspiracy", Modi said ahead of the Delhi elections on February 8.

Police, not anti-CAA protestors at Shaheen Bagh, responsible for inconvenience to commuters: SC told

The top court is hearing pleas seeking removal of protestors from Shaheen Bagh and ensuring smooth traffic flow in the area. SC had earlier said that though people have a fundamental right to protest "peacefully and lawfully", it was troubled by the blocking of a public road at Shaheen Bagh as it might lead to a "chaotic situation".

Delhi: Over 1,000 women gather at Jaffrabad metro station to protest against CAA

A large number of people including over 1,000 women on Saturday night gathered at Jaffrabad metro station area here to protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). The protesters have blocked the road under the metro station. The police force has reached the site. As per the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, entry and exit of Jaffrabad have been closed. Trains will not be halting at this station.Delhi: Over 1,000 women gather at Jaffrabad metro station to protest against CAA

Shaheen Bagh protestors understand their rights but not duties: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on February 22 said that dissent and consensus are part of democracy but protestors cannot get their rights by blocking road. "This is a dilemma between rights and duties. They (protesters) understand their rights but not the duties. Dissent and consensus are part of democracy but you cannot get your rights by blocking road," the Minority Affairs Minister said on Delhi's Shaheen Bagh protest. Shaheen Bagh protestors understand their rights but not duties: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

People gather on major road in Delhi's Jaffrabad to protest against CAA, NRC

The women, carrying the national tricolour and raising slogans of 'aazadi', said they would not move from the site till the Centre revoke Citizenship (Amendment) Act. They tied a blue band on their arm and also raised 'Jai Bhim' slogans.

Road at Shaheen Bagh opened by group of protesters, blocked again

A road, which was closed for over two months in Shaheen Bagh due to an anti-CAA protest, was opened by a group of demonstrators, only to be closed immediately, on Saturday, police said.

Anti-CAA protests: SC notice to UP govt on plea for quashing of notices for recovering damages

The Supreme Court on Friday sought response of the Uttar Pradesh government on a plea seeking quashing of notices sent to alleged protestors by district administration for recovering losses caused by damage to public properties during agitations against CAA in the state.

Azaadi de raha hun, Shaheen bhag khel khatm: Man on FB minutes before firing at anti-CAA protest

In multiple posts, he said "azaadi de raha hun" (I am giving freedom), "shaheen bhag khel khatm" (Run Shaheen, the game is over), "Mere ghar ka khayal rakhna" (take care of my home) and "meri antim yatra par mujhe bhagve me le jayen aur shree ram ke nare hon" (for last rites, wrap me in a saffron cloth and chant Shri Ram).

Anti-CAA protesters speaking Pakistan's language, won't tolerate such acts: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

"Some self-proclaimed intellectuals are misleading people about the Citizen Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens to create unrest in the country," Yogi, who earlier in the day took a dip in the Sangam in Allahabad said. The chief minister said a large number of protesters didn't know against whom they were protesting.

Dr Kafeel Khan held over 'inflammatory' remarks during anti-CAA protests in UP

Khan, who was arrested in a joint operation with the Mumbai Police when he arrived in the megapolis on Wednesday night to attend anti-CAA protests, will be brought to Aligarh under transit remand, the Special Task Force said in a release in Lucknow.

Modi says govt ready to discuss all issues; oppn talks of anti-CAA protests, 'worsening' economy

"In the all-party meeting, the prime minister said that the government is ready to listen to opposition's views and is open to discussion on all issues," Joshi said.

Bullet fired at anti-CAA protesters in Jamia university, one hurt; suspect held

According to an official, the bullet hit a Journalism student of Jamia, identified as Shadab, in the arm. He was taken to near-by private hospital.

No death due to Police: Yogi on anti-CAA stir

UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath, on Wednesday, said casualties during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) last December had occurred due to rioters and not the state police.

Dr Kafeel Khan arrested by UP STF in Mumbai for ‘inflammatory’ remarks at anti-CAA protest in AMU

Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) arrested Dr Kafeel Khan from Mumbai. He was suspended from Gorakhpur's BRD medical college and is accused of making instigating remarks at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) during protest against Citizenship Amendment Act on Dec 12, 2019.Dr Kafeel Khan arrested by UP STF in Mumbai for ‘inflammatory’ remarks at anti-CAA protest in AMU

Shaheen Bagh: BJP alleges Teesta Setalvad tutoring protestors on how to tackle interlocutors

Just a day after the Supreme Court formed a panel to mediate with anti-CAA protestors at Shaheen Bagh in Delhi, it has emerged that social activist Teesta Setalvad was at the protest site on Tuesday to allegedly ‘coach’ those leading the stir against the amended citizenship law. In a video accessed by Times Now, Setalvad can be seen at Shaheen Bagh along with a volunteer who could be seen 'coaching' the agitators on counter questions to be posed before the mediation panel.Shaheen Bagh: BJP alleges Teesta Setalvad tutoring protestors on how to tackle interlocutors

Activist equates Indian Army to Pak Army during anti-CAA protest, says 'both kill their people'

Several demonstrators staged protest at Jantar Mantar in Delhi on Jan 29. They staged protest against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) & National Population Register (NPR). They held placards and tricolour during the protest.Activist equates Indian Army to Pak Army during anti-CAA protest, says 'both kill their people'

Pak Army advertised for non-Muslim application for sanitation job: PM Modi on anti-CAA protests

PM Modi asserted that someday back Pakistan Army advertised that only non-Muslim application for sanitation work. "Those who are fear-mongering on CAA refuse to see the persecution of religious minorities in Pakistan. Shouldn't we help the persecuted? Some time back a Pakistan Army advertisement came out in which it was clearly written that only Non-Muslims apply for sanitation workers post," said PM Modi during NCC rally at Cariappa Parade Ground.Pak Army advertised for non-Muslim application for sanitation job: PM Modi on anti-CAA protests

ED finds 'financial link' between PFI and anti-CAA protests; organisation denies

This was the time when Parliament passed the law to grant citizenship to non-Muslims who were persecuted on religious grounds in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.

Jamia video: Cong always stands with those inimical to country, says BJP

The BJP on Monday condemned the Congress for "giving political colour" to the violence at Jamia Millia Islamia on December 15 last year, alleging that its leaders always speak against security forces and stand with those who are inimical to the country.

NPR process starts Apr 1, Prez to be enrolled first

While starting the NPR process with the President is as per precedent, the Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner intends to make the opening day “grander” by also visiting the residences of the V-P and the PM for their enumeration.

154 eminent citizens urge President to take action against those indulging in violence in name of anti-CAA protests

154 eminent citizens including former judges, civil servants and defence officers have requested President Kovind to safeguard democratic institutions and initiate action against those indulging in violence in the name of anti-Citizenship Act protests.

SC refuses to entertain plea against imposition of NSA amid anti-CAA protests

A Supreme Court bench comprising Arun Mishra and Indira Banerjee, refused to entertain a plea challenging the imposition of the National Security Act (NSA) amid the ongoing anti-CAA protests. The bench asked the petitioner to file a fresh petition or an interim application in pending pleas on CAA giving specific details of violations of NSA.

Supreme Court to hear plea against imposition of NSA amid anti-CAA protests

Anil Baijal on Jan 10 extended detaining powers to Delhi Police under the NSA for a three-month period starting January 19. This allows police to detain a person for 12 months without trial. Sharma has made the Ministry of Home Affairs and the governments of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Manipur parties to the plea.

Uttar Pradesh: Priyanka Gandhi interacts with anti-CAA women protesters in Azamgarh

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra met and interacted with protesters holding demonstration against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC). Uttar Pradesh: Priyanka Gandhi interacts with anti-CAA women protesters in Azamgarh

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