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Supreme Court refuses to stay CAA yet again

SC on Wednesday refused to stay the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) yet again on a fresh plea that it was inconsistent with the Assam Accord, which was designed to prevent the local Assamese from becoming a demographic minority in their own states.

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  • Singh said Muslims are not included in the CAA as these three countries are "theocratic" and "Islamic" states and "in an Islamic state, at least those who follow the religion of Islam do not face religious persecution. May be they face some other persecution but not religious persecution because the religion of that state is Islam".

    An editorial in the party mouthpiece 'Saamana' slammed state BJP president Chandrakant Patil for comparing the Maha Vikas Aghadi government's handling of the pandemic with Kerala's model.

    CEO of Novalead, told ET that the firm will start phase 3 randomised trials to study whether the generic drug nitazoxanide brings down the viral load of a moderately ill Covid-19 patient, and the time taken for it. The secondary endpoint of the study will be to see if patients are able to get off oxygen support after administration of the drug.

    Schools and offices remained shut in Guwahati, officials said. Suspension of internet services across Assam was extended for 48 hours till December 16 to prevent misuse of social media in disturbing peace and to maintain law and order in the state, additional chief secretary (home and political department) Sanjay Krishna said.

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah will be on a day-long visit to Kolkata where he is scheduled to address the rally at the Shaheed Minar Ground and also inaugurate a new building of the National Security Guards (NSG) at Rajarhat and hold closed-door meetings with state BJP leadership along with Nadda.

    "We asked them about their sentiment on the situation since December 10. We all know that a misinformation campaign was going on claiming that over one crore Bangladeshis would come and attack the culture, language and identity of the Assamese people," the BJP leader said.

    It needs to be unravelled who is responsible for the current riots in Delhi, the Sena said while referring to the "language of threats and warning used by some BJP leaders". It further said that the violence could potentially spread the message that the Central government has failed to maintain the law and order situation in Delhi.

    Protesters at Shaheen Bagh alleged that a petrol bomb was hurled nearby the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protest site on March 22. One of ...

    Protests in Delhi spread to Seelampur and Daryaganj-Rajghat areas where the protestors were also reported from other parts of country as well. The Delhi Police on Tuesday arrested 10 suspects for Sunday’s arson and violence near the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI). None of them were students, said Delhi Police.

    When Parliament reconvenes after the Holi break, it will discuss the riots in Delhi that have led to more than 50 deaths. The debates in both Houses may well be acrimonious and even ill-tempered, but they are also necessary.

    While the council passed a resolution urging India’s Parliament to repeal the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and to stop the National Register of Citizens (NRC) with the 5-0 vote, intervention by the Indian community leaders watered-down resolution and result the voted being passed by 5-0 instead of 9-0, ET has learnt.

    The European Parliament is set to debate and vote on a resolution tabled by some of its members against India's Citizenship Amendment Act, which it says marks a "dangerous shift" in the country's citizenship regime.

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