Include Muslim sects facing persecution in citizenship bill: SAD
SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal said his party supports the bill as it will hugely benefit Sikhs facing persecution in Pakistan. He also urged the government to include Ahmediyas and Hazaras in the ambit of the bill as they too are facing persecution in neighbouring countries. He said the move will send a good signal.
Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: Sena accuses Centre of 'invisible Hindu-Muslim partition'
In an editorial in the party mouthpiece 'Saamana', th...
Asaduddin Owaisi alleges citizenship bill seeks to make Muslims stateless, rips copy of proposed law in Lok Sabha
The is an insult to India's...
Black day for Indian Constitution: Shashi Tharoor on Citizenship Amendment Bill
The Lok Sabha passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 in the national capital on December 09. CAB had been tabled in the Lower House fo...
Asaduddin Owaisi on CAB: Tears Bill, calls it anti national
Tearing the proposed Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi says, "Don't include Muslims. But why do you hate Mus...
Protests over Citizenship Amendment Bill in Delhi, elsewhere in country
Protests are being held by Indian Union Muslim League MPs and All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) outside Parliament premises and Jantar Mantar respectively. All are carrying placards saying that the bill was against the idea of India.
Citizenship Amendment Bill: What does it do and why is it seen as a problem
The opposition says the Bill violates Article 14 of the Indian Constitution — the Right to Equality.
Aung San Suu Kyi set to make history in Hague genocide case
The state of Gambia, acting on behalf of the 57-nation Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, will ask ICJ to take emergency measures to halt Myanmar's "ongoing genocidal actions". Legal experts said Suu Kyi would be one of the first national leaders to personally address the tribunal since it was set up in 1946 after World War II to rule in disputes between countries.
CAB ready to be tabled next week; non-Muslim refugees from Pak, Bangladesh, Afghanistan to get citizenship
According to the bill, "... any person belonging to Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi or Christian community from Afghanistan, Bangladesh or Pakistan, who entered into India on or before the 31st day of December 2014... shall not be treated as illegal migrants for the purposes of this Act".
Sacked from Ayodhya case, says Muslim parties' lawyer Rajeev Dhavan
"I have been informed that Mr Madani has indicated that I was removed from the case because I was unwell. This is total nonsense. He has a right to instruct his lawyer AOR Ejaz Maqbool to sack me which he did on instructions. But the reason being floated is malicious and untrue," senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan added on the social networking site.
Ayodhya remains calm on Babri anniversary; tight security measures in place
In the early hours of the day, life went on as normal in different parts of the city with school children and morning walkers taking to the streets and shops and businesses opening at their usual time. This year the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has decided against observing 'Shaurya Diwas'.
Muslim side in delay and deny mode: VHP, Nirmohi Akhara
VHP joint general secretary Surendra Jain accused the Muslim parties of ‘never staying true to their word’ in the case, while the chief of the Nirmohi Akhara in Ayodhya, Mahant Dinendra Das, and chief priest of the Ram Janmabhoomi Temple Satyendra Das termed it a ‘ploy to disturb communal harmony’ in India.
Citizenship Amendment Bill purpose is to address Partition fallout: Madhav
The move to amend the Citizenship Act, 1955, is a humanitarian obligation that the country has to fulfil to address the Partition’s fallout, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav has said.
Oldest Muslim litigants in Ayodhya, Iqbal Ansari and Haji Mehboob, choose different paths on review
“I feel the people who want to go for a review are doing this just to do politics and remain in the media spotlight. They are not exercising a legal right but pursuing a personal agenda,” Iqbal Ansari, whose later father Mohd Hashim Ansari was one of the oldest litigants, told ET from Ayodhya.
99% Muslims want review of SC judgment on Ayodhya dispute: AIMPLB
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board on Sunday asserted that 99 per cent of Muslims in the country want a review of the unanimous Supreme Court verdict on the Ayodhya dispute.
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