JANAAGRAHA CENTRE FOR CITIZENSHIP
No stay on CAA, SC issues notice to Centre, seeks reply in four weeks
The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Centre on fresh pet...
CAA pleas: SC gives four weeks to Centre to respond, 5-judge Constitution bench to be set up
Hearing a batch of 143 petitions, an apex court ...
Congress not against granting citizenship to Hindus: Abhishek Singhvi
Abhishek Singhvi said: "The Congress is a party which always wanted, we...
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BJP should re-think its strategy. Modi should publicly contradict Home Minister Shah’s pledge to force a NRC.
Kerala govt not to cooperate with procedures for NPR updation
The Left government in Kerala is set to inform the Union government about its non-cooperation with any official procedures regarding the updation of the National Population Register (NPR). A special cabinet headed by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan took the decision.
Centre standing on brink of bankruptcy: Yashwant Sinha
Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha asserted that the economy was passing through its "worst-ever crisis" due to the "death of demand" in sectors. He was speaking on the sidelines of his "Gandhi Shanti Yatra" against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC). Sinha served as finance minister of India during 1998-2002.
Why did AASU reject the offer to detect 70 lakh illegal immigrants, asks Assam Finance Minister
Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has maintained that less than five lakh people will be eligible to apply under the CAA, and those who are saying that one crore people will come to Assam will have to tender apology to public after the application process is wrapped up.
Yogendra Yadav lashes out at Modi govt over CAA
He said the ongoing protests across the country against some decisions of the Centre were a way for people to vent out their "suffocation". The politician-activist was addressing a rally in Bhiwandi town here on Saturday night to oppose CAA, the proposed nationwide National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the National Population Register (NPR).
SC notice to centre on petition challenging CAA, NPR
The petition filed by West Bengal resident Israrul Haque Mondal has also challenged changes made in the passport and foreigner rules of 2015 and 2016, allowing non-Muslim refugees from Pak, Bangladesh and Afghanistan fleeing religious prosecution to stay on even though they may have entered the country illegally.
Assam: Those applying for citizenship under CAA may get window of just 3 months
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and his Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma met Union Home Minister Amit Shah last week and made a request to keep a limited period window for applying under the CAA and also incorporate some other Assam specific provisions in the CAA rules.
Not possible to provide proof of religious persecution: Assam FM Himanta Biswa Sarma
Assam finance minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma said no one can give proof of religious persecution or fear of religious persecution however a person who will apply for Citizenship under Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) must give some evidence that he was in Assam prior to 2014.
Kerala government moves Supreme Court challenging Citizenship Amendment Act
The Kerala government has moved the Supreme Court challenging the Citizenship Amendment Act and has sought to declare it as ultra vires the Constitution.
Kerala CM trying to implement CAA, NPR secretly: Congress
Leader of Opposition in the Assembly and Congress member Ramesh Chennithala alleged the Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan going ahead with the steps to implement the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act. His remark came just a few days after the Left government moved the Supreme Court against the said Act.
Check prices or people will turn against you: Sena to Centre
An editorial in Shiv Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' said while the BJP-led central government was busy bringing legislation like the Citizenship Amendment Act, it was silent on issues plaguing people like rising prices of vegetables, other food items and lack of jobs. The Sena also held policies of the Centre responsible for the "continued lowering" of the country's growth rate.
Citizenship Amendment Act comes into effect from January 10
In a gazette notification, the Union home ministry said the act under which non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan will be given Indian citizenship, will come into force from January 10.
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