A compelling reason for the Centre to roll out the CAA is that the utterly disparaging fate of minorities in neighbouring Islamic nations continues in 2020
USCIRF names India among 14 'countries of particular concern', cites CAA and Delhi riots in annual report on religious freedom
In the 2020 edition of its annual report on International Religious Freedom, the USCIRF alleged that in 2019, the Government of India used its strengthened parliamentary majority to institute national-level policies violating religious freedom across the country, especially for Muslims
Congress' Ahmed Patel terms UN's plea in SC on CAA as interference but says Centre responsible for 'mess'
Congress leader Ahmed Patel attacked the Centre over the UNHCHR filing an application in the Supreme Court over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), saying it is "unwarranted interference" but it is the Modi dispensation that is to be blamed for the "mess"
Delhi violence: Miracle at GTB hospital as 19-year-old survives after miscreants push drill into his head
A 19-year-old who was brought to Delhi's GTB hospital on Tuesday with an iron object protruding from the left side of his head survived following a 45-minute surgery after midnight
Delhi violence: I&B Ministry cautions TV news channels against content that may promote 'anti-national' attitudes, incite violence
After fresh violence tore through northeast Delhi on Tuesday, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Tuesday issued an advisory to all private satellite TV channels asking them to be cautious about content that may incite violence or promote "anti-national" attitudes
CAA didn't figure in Trump-Modi talks, religious harmony discussed in positive way, says Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla
The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) did not come up for discussion between visiting US president Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said on Tuesday, noting that the two leaders talked about religious harmony in a "positive way"
Delhi violence: Pregnant woman out to pick daughter from school in Chand Bagh narrates ordeal, says cops, mob beat her unconscious
In a first-person account, Rubina Bano, a resident of Delhi's Chand Bagh area who is three-months pregnantrevealed that she was mercilessly beaten up by male policemen with lathis and batons.
Hyderabad top cop says Shaheen Bagh-type sit-in will not be allowed, warns of action if public inconvenienced
Amid continuing anti-CAA protests in parts of the country, Hyderabad Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar on Saturday said no Shaheen Bagh type stir would be allowed in the city
Another video of 15 Dec Jamia violence surfaces; CCTV footage shows trapped students as Delhi Police personnel break surveillance cameras
Another video in which Delhi police and paramilitary forces can be seen attacking unarmed students of Jamia Millia Islamia University inside its library reading room has emerged on Monday. In a five-minute long video, released by Maktoob media, several students can be seen entering the old reading room, dragging a table to the door to block entry. The video further shows the paramilitary and police personnel, in riot gear, storming into the library, removing the tables and then assaulting the students with lathis.
WATCH: CCTV footage from 15 Dec shows Jamia students being thrashed by Delhi Police, paramilitary forces in library; fake visuals, say cops
Jamia had turned into a battlefield as police entered the campus to look for outsiders who were involved in incidents of violence and arson a few metres away from the educational institute during the protest.
Congress demands sedition case against Mumbai school for pro-CAA event after Karnataka Police arrests principal for anti-CAA play
If sedition case can be registered against students for staging drama against CAA, then a case of sedition should be filed against Mumbai school for forcing students to support CAA, says Congress leader Sachin Sawant
West Bengal guv Jagdeep Dhankhar forced to leave Calcutta University convocation after students protest, raise anti-CAA slogans
West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar was on Tuesday forced to leave the Calcutta University's annual convocation in a huff after some students showed him black flags and shouted 'go back' for his pro-CAA stance, calling him an 'agent' of the BJP
BJP MLA trashes CAA for creating 'civil war-like' situation, tells party to follow Ambedkar's Constitution or 'tear, throw it away'
Even as the Narendra Modi government refuses to back down on Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) despite protests nationwide, a BJP MLA from Madhya Pradesh has taken a different stand, saying the law was creating a "civil war-like situation in every street"
Nandita Das weighs in on Naseeruddin Shah, Anupam Kher tussle: 'Not in favour of anyone trolling anyone'
Nandita Das has weighed in on the ongoing tussle between Naseeruddin Shah and Anupam Kher, which began with Shah calling Kher a 'clown' while speaking about CAA protests
Nandita Das emphasised that with the economic slowdown, growing unemployment rate, and now with the CAA and the NRC, the country has become a topic of discussion across the world
'It's do-or-die battle': Women protesters at Kolkata's Park Circus Maidan to continue anti-CAA stir till favourable outcome
About 60 Muslim women are determined to carry on with their demonstration indefinitely at the Park Circus Maidan in Kolkata to protest against the CAA and the proposed NRC till there is a 'favourable judgement'
'Intellectuals opposing CAA are devils, parasites,' says Dilip Ghosh, day after being re-elected as West Bengal BJP chief
Known for his foot-in-mouth remarks, West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh has described the "intellectuals" opposing the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) as "spineless", "devils" and "parasites"
Citizenship Amendment Act comes into force even as nationwide protests continue; Home Ministry yet to frame rules for law
Even as nationwide protests against the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 continue, the Union Government on Friday went ahead and formally notified the law. This means that the law came into effect starting Friday.
From spreading fake news on JNU to garnering support for CAA through dubious claims, netizens are calling out BJP's IT Cell
The BJP IT-cell members and several known pro-BJP handles were called out time and again for trying to bribe voters with petty payoffs in order to get them to support Citizenship Amendment Bill.