BJP, RSS reach out to UP's Muslim clergy, professionals & academics over CAA
BJP and RSS are holding a series of meetings with UP’s Muslim clergy, professionals and academics on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), in Kanpur, Meerut, Jaunpur, Lucknow and four other places in Uttar Pradesh.
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AMU campus violence row: VC to file FIR against police
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In India, Ahmadis are Muslims: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
"We have had the citizenship law since 1955. There has been no change in its provision. Anyone can directly apply for Indian citizenship. There are provisions for direct application. In fact, more than 500 people, including Muslims and Ahmadis, have got citizenships via this route. So to say that we have left them out would not be correct," said Minority Affairs Minister.
Muslims should unite after Iran commander's killing: Malaysian PM
The world's oldest premier Mahathir Mohamad, who has in recent months stoked diplomatic tensions by speaking out on issues concerning the Muslim world, also said the U.S. drone attack on Soleimani was against international laws.
Modi, Shah misled people on CAA, NRC; govt's inability to provide security exposed: Sonia Gandhi
Asserting that there was "unprecedented turmoil" in the country, Gandhi said the government has let loose a reign of oppression, spreading hatred and trying to divide people along sectarian lines.
Education plank is neither Hindu nor Muslim: Manish Sisodia, Delhi's deputy CM
Issues and political ideologies will always be there. You have to see the future of the country. The youth is concerned about quality education, its affordability, jobs and a career. You have to assure students that we are creating jobs for you, giving good quality education.
HRD keeps a close eye on JNU as classes set to resume today
Having pushed through a resolution formula with the agitating students and the varsity administration, the officials are confident that students would choose to attend classes rather than boycott them.
View: Students should beware the risky romance of protests
Protest has its own romance. The problem is that it has been tried before and invariably led to disenchantment and subsequent anger. The slow self-realisation that some people are — what Lenin called — ‘useful idiots’ in a larger game can trigger bitterness. In the wider world, it can provoke a vicious reaction. We may be on the cusp of experiencing such a backlash.
No open attacks on Priyanka, firming up Muslim vote base without hardcore polarisation: Akhilesh Yadav finetunes strategy in UP
Samajwadi Party focussing on law and order plank on which the BJP knocked it out of power in 2017.
View: Why the protests remind us of Gandhi’s Khilafat movement
What is remarkable about these protests is their organic nature. Muslim students took the lead. Having watched the government and Hindutva organisations push their divisive agenda since 2014, the CAA broke the dam of fear and intimidation.
3 reasons why BJP is defiant on 'non-negotiable' CAA
The Centre uploaded the gazette notification for the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act, ensuring the Act comes into play with immediate effect. This has been seen as a defiant move by the government. PM Modi launched the counter campaign where he stated, #IndiaSupportsCAA as CAA is about giving citizenship to persecuted refugees & not denying it.
CAA is not related to any Indian, including Muslims: Ravi Shankar Prasad
'The CAA is not related to any Indian, including the Muslims. It is only related to persecuted minorities of Afghanistan, Pakistan & Banglad...
Country going through difficult times, says SC as it refuses urgent hearing on CAA
A bench headed by CJI Bobde expressed surprise over the petition and said this is the first time that someone is seeking that an Act be declared as constitutional.
Citizenship Act not against Muslims: Gadkari
“It is written in the Constitution that Hindus, Jains, Christians and Buddhists of Pakistan and Afghanistan, whenever they would come to India would be considered refugees,” Gadkari said.
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