SC Hearing on CAA Highlights: No stay on CAA-NPR, Assam-Tripura matters segregated; top court bars HCs from hearing pleas on law
SC Hearing on CAA Live Updates: The Supreme Court today made it clear that it will not grant any stay on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) without hearing the Centre. It has given the Centre four weeks to reply to all the generic petitions regarding CAA, while Assam and Tripura specific matters should be responded to within two weeks.
Supreme Court refuses to stay Citizenship Amendment Act, gives four weeks to Narendra Modi government to respond
Supreme Court has refused to grant any stay (interim or otherwise) on the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act, National Register for Citizens or the National Population Register saying that the Centre is free to implement these laws. The apex court, however, gave the Narendra Modi-led BJP government at the Centre four weeks to respond to at least 140 writ petitions which challenge the constitutional validity of the Citizenship Amendment Act.
'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'
Opposition steps up protests against CAA: DMK leads massive rally in Chennai, Congress holds 'satyagraha' at Rajghat; Uttar Pradesh PFI chief arrested
The opposition on Monday stepped up protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 with the Congress holding a 'Satyagraha for unity' at Mahatma Gandhi's memorial Rajghat and its ally DMK leading a massive rally in Chennai, while scattered demonstration were held against the contentious law in several states by students and others
Students of a college near Parambra waved a flag that resembled Pakistan's national flag during an election campaign on the campus and the police have on its own registered a case against them.
Group of Congress, IUML, DMK MPs give adjourned motion notice in Lok Sabha over issues including Jharkhand mob lynching
Congress MPs Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and Ravneet Singh Bittu, along with IUML and DMK MPs E T Mohammed Basheer and T R Baalu respectively have given adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over different issues. IUML's Basheer moved an adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over the incident of mob lynching in Jharkhand. DMK's Baalu has given adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha on the urgent need to stop Carbon project in Cauvery Basin.
Tamil should be made compulsory in all Central govt offices in Tamil Nadu, demands MK Stalin following controversy over Hindi 'imposition'
A controversy had earlier broken out in Tamil Nadu on 1 June over the new Draft Education Policy of the government at the Centre that has recommended a three-language formula with political parties opposing 'imposition' of Hindi in the state.
Kozhikode-based Muslim Education Society bans hijab, says it will empower women: Religious groups, students outrage
Kozhikode-based MES, with its 100-odd educational institutes and a student strength of about a lakh, issued a circular banning hijab and instructing the heads to not allow students with any dress covering their face from the next academic year. The move has got traditionalists in the community up in arms.
On Election Commission's orders, Twitter removes Yogi Adityanath's 'green virus' tweets; 34 other 'communal content' removed
Two days after the Election Commission barred Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath, Union minister Maneka Gandhi, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati and Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan from campaigning ahead of phase two of Lok Sabha election, Twitter has withheld two controversial tweets by Adityanath in which he had referred to the Muslim League as a 'green virus'
Lok Sabha polls: Fearing cross-voting for BJP, CPM claims pact between RSS, Congress in Thiruvananthapuram
The Shashi Tharoor camp feels that some of these mandalam committee leaders may have joined hands with the BJP to help Kummanam Rajasekharan.
The flags waved were not those of Pakistan but of Kerala-based Muslim party The Indian Union Muslim League (IUML). IUML is one of the six parties in the United Democratic Front alliance, which includes the Congress party.
Congress leader Ramya Haridas files police complaint against Kerala CPM's A Vijayaraghavan for 'sexist' and 'lewd' remarks
Congress candidate from Kerala's Alathur constituency Ramya Haridas has filed a police complaint against CPM's A Vijayaraghavan for making 'sexist' and 'lewd' remarks against her.
In one of the recent viral videos, a flag, green in colour and bearing the white crescent and star symbols is being waved at a Congress party rally in Tumkur, Karnataka. It is, however, the banner of a political party-based in Kerala, the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML).
Lok Sabha Election 2019: Suspense in Wayanad over Rahul Gandhi's candidature even as Kerala Congress gears up
Since Rahul is projected as the next probable prime minister, Congress expects that people, the majority of them eke out a living from farming, will vote for him en masse.
Youth wings of Opposition parties to form Grand Alliance ahead of 2019 polls; leaders plan to 'reach out to young India'
Youth wings of several Opposition parties are trying to formulate a grand alliance 'Mahagathbandhan' ahead of 2019 polls to corner the Central government on the issues related to the youth of the country.
Veteran Kerela politician Cherkalam Abdullah dies at 76: Pinarayi Vijayan says leader pioneered development projects
Senior Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) leader and former Kerala minister, Cherkalam Abdullah, passed away after a prolonged illness.
Rohith Vemula's mother Radhika denies being paid to target Narendra Modi and BJP, dismisses Piyush Goyal's claims
Radhika Vemula, the mother of University of Hyderabad research scholar Rohith Vemula whose suicide in 2016 had sparked a major political row, denied she was given money to target the BJP over her son's death.
Rohith Vemula suicide: BJP should focus on issues thrown up by Dalit scholar's death, not insult his mother Radhika
The government and the BJP should address the underlying issues thrown up in the wake of Rohith's death.
Piyush Goyal slams Opposition for 'petty politics' amid reports that Rohit Vemula's mother was 'political pawn'
Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday held a press conference in Delhi to hit out at the opposition for giving a political angle to Dalit student Rohit Vemula's death and exploiting his mother's grief for some "very low level of politics".
K Palaniswami announces Rs 115-cr package for farmers, says no water will be released from Mettur Dam for 'kuruvai' cultivation
The TN government expressed its inability to release water from Mettur dam for 'kuruvai' cultivation, but announced a Rs 115 crore package to help farmers