Citizenship Amendment Act Protests
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Petitioners can't trust Delhi Police to conduct fair probe in 15 Dec Jamia violence, Delhi HC told
In the Delhi HC hearing of a batch of pleas in the Jamia Millia Islamia violence case, petitioners demanded an independent investigation into the Delhi Police's conduct against students
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
Kerala guv Arif Khan slams anti-CAA protests, says people sitting on roads, disrupting normal life to force opinion on others is ‘form of terrorism’
Kerala governor, n an indirect criticism of anti-CAA protests, said people sitting on roads and disrupting normal life to force their opinion on others is a form of terrorism.
Union minister Giriraj Singh claims Shaheen Bagh training 'suicide bombers'; calls site 'breeding ground' for them
Giriraj Singh on Twitter alleged that Shaheen Bagh has become the breeding ground for suicide bombers and a conspiracy is being plotted against the nation
Delhi Assembly election: Protest sites like Shaheen Bagh ‘under watch’ ahead of polling day to ensure voters, personnel face no obstruction, observers tell EC
Protest sites in Delhi are 'under watch' to ensure that the polling personnel or voters face no obstruction on 8 February, which is when the polling is scheduled to take place, observers deployed told the Election Commission on Monday.
EC orders removal of Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma from list of star campaigners in Delhi polls, but two BJP leaders can still campaign
The Election Commission has ordered the removal of Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Sahib Singh from the list of star campaigners of Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) ahead of 8 February Delhi elections with immediate effect. The two BJP campaigners have been charged for making hate speech at their election rallies.
'Will remove Shaheen Bagh protesters, mosques on state land': West Delhi BJP MP Parvesh Verma's poll promise
The sit-in protests, mainly led by women, at South East Delhi's Shaheen Bagh have been held for more than a month in opposition to the CAA – which will grant citizenship to all non-Muslim refugees from three neighbouring countries – the NRC and the National Population Register (NPR).
'Shoot the traitors': BJP's Anurag Thakur leads crowd in chant against anti-CAA protesters at BJP rally in New Delhi
A clip of Union minister Anurag Thakur purportedly leading a crowd in a chant of 'shoot the traitors' at a BJP rally has surfaced on social media.
Assam anti-CAA protests: NIA court extends KMSS chief Akhil Gogoi's judicial custody by 14 days
A special NIA court on Friday again remanded Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) chief Akhil Gogoi, who has been arrested and booked under stringent UAPA for his alleged role in anti-CAA protests in Assam, to 14-day judicial custody, his lawyer said.
Delhi Police urges protesters at Shaheen Bagh to clear road after parents of school students complain about inconvenience amid board exams
The Delhi Police on Friday appealed to agitators to unblock the Kalindi Kunj-Shaheen Bagh stretch due to which the residents of Delhi and NCR are suffering, officials said.
PFI postpones 5 Jan anti-CAA rally in Murshidabad after West Bengal Police denies permission to hold march
The Popular Front of India (PFI), an alleged radical Islamic outfit, was on Friday denied permission for an anti-citizenship law rally scheduled on Sunday in West Bengal's Murshidabad district, a senior police officer said
Goa BJP chief Vinay Tendulkar compares Opposition parties against CAA to 'urban Naxals', accuses them of protesting 'for sake of opposing'
Goa BJP chief Vinay Tendulkar on Thursday compared the parties opposing the Citizenship Amendment Act to 'urban naxals'
MHA mulls PFI ban for 'stoking violent' anti-CAA protests; controversial Kerala-based group has long been on NIA radar
The Popular Front of India (PFI), a federation that was formed in 2006 as a successor to the National Democratic Front (NDF), has come under the scanner of the Union home ministry for allegedly instigating demonstrators to clash with the Uttar Pradesh police
India rings in 2020 with revelry and anti-CAA protests in Delhi, Chennai; thousands of police personnel deployed across country
People across the country welcomed the New Year with night-long parties, light shows and fireworks, while police maintained a tight vigil, deploying drone cameras and taking action against hundreds for traffic violations including drunk driving and disorderly conduct. PTI
'Didn't see protests coming': BJP scrambles to control backlash over CAA as thousands join protests against new law
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government did not anticipate the protests against the amended Citizenship Act that have raged across the country and is now scrambling to control the damage, members of his ruling party said.
RTI activist Akhil Gogoi remanded to 14-day judicial custody; court rejects NIA’s appeal to extend period by 10 days
RTI activist and farmer leader Akhil Gogoi, who was arrested under the stringent UAPA amidst the widespread protests in Assam over the Citizenship Amendment Act, was on Thursday sent to judicial custody for 14 days by a special NIA court in Guwahati.
Jadavpur University student tears copy of Citizenship Act to 'protest' against law while receiving degree at convocation
Earlier on Tuesday, protesters blocked West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar's entry into Jadavpur University, where he had gone to attend the annual convocation, prompting him to denounce the incident as "total collapse of rule of law".
OIC voices concern over Ayodhya verdict and CAA, says closely watching developments affecting Muslims in India
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Sunday said it was 'closely' following the recent developments 'affecting' Muslims in India as it voiced concern over the Citizenship Amendment Act and the verdict in the Ayodhya case.
'Wise govt would withdraw CAA': Ramchandra Guha slams BJP over Citizenship Act, says law 'against spirit of Constitution'
Historian Ramchandra Guha tweeted saying that the Citizenship Act was immoral in nature and against the spirit of the Constitution. 'A wise and just Government would withdraw it too,' Guha tweeted.