Anti-CAA stir: Violent protests rock Jamia, AMU; Bengal boils, uneasy calm in Assam
An uneasy calm prevailed in Assam, epicentre of the agitation, as curfew was relaxed in Guwahati and Dibrugarh for several hours following improvement in the situation but peaceful protests were held amid calls by the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) for resignation of its ministers.
After Jamia, Police uses brute force to quell protests at AMU
Soon after the protest near the Jamia Millia University in Delhi, the students ...
View: Citizenship act has corrected a historic blunder
The CAB addresses only a part of the problem caused by the movement of peoples across ...
View: India on a slippery slope towards an ethno-national state
The Statement of Objects and Reasons justifies the amendment by reference to the religious persecution of minorities in these countries, but the term persecution occurs nowhere in the text of the amended law, and an illegal migrant is not required to establish that s/he was driven out by religious persecution.
Filing review petition will harm Hindu-Muslim unity: Minority panel chief
The minority panel chief said filing the review petition would send a message to the Hindus that they were trying to put roadblocks in the way of building the Ram temple. He also urged the Muslim side to accept the five-acre alternative land to be given for a mosque, saying they would be respecting the judiciary by doing so.
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".
AMU students send memorandum to CJI Bobde to declare CAB unconstitutional
More than a thousand students and teachers participated in a protest march that had been planned to take place from the university's Jama Masjid (Central Mosque) to the DM's office to present to him the memorandum that he could move to the CJI.
Raj Thackeray's MNS unveils new saffron flag, fuels speculation on ideology
Thackeray unveiled the new flag, which in the centre bears a 'rajmudra' (royal seal used during the times of warrior King Shivaji), at the party's plenary meeting in suburban Goregaon.
CAB expected to set the tone for 2021 Bengal polls
According to the state BJP sources, passage of the Bill in Parliament is expected to further deepen consolidation of Hindu and Muslim votes in favour of the saffron party and the TMC camps respectively.
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.
BJP to organise more meets with senior Muslim leaders
BJP brass has decided to organise meetings with Muslim community leaders to thank them for helping maintain peace and harmony after the Supreme Court’s Ayodhya verdict.
CAB in Rajya Sabha: Raut says Shiv Sena will decide its stand only after debate
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Wednesday said the dynamics in the Rajya Sabha were different from that of the Lok Sabha and asserted that the g...
Please stop appeasing Muslims for vote: Owaisi appeals to Mamata Banerjee
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi hit back at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after she charg...
Muslim party seeks review of Ayodhya verdict, says Babri be rebuilt for complete justice
The petition — filed through Maulana Syed Ashhad Rashidi, the legal heir of the original plaintiff in the case — argued that the court had effectively granted a mandamus (judicial writ) to destroy the Babri Masjid and sought an immediate stay on the handover of the land.
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...
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