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'Manifestation of dissent should be civilised': Supreme Court on Shaheen Bagh protests; next hearing on 23 March
India

'Manifestation of dissent should be civilised': Supreme Court on Shaheen Bagh protests; next hearing on 23 March

The Supreme Court said that it cannot say repeatedly that protesters at Shaheen Bagh in Delhi has the right to protest but they cannot block roads

Shaheen Bagh protests: SC rebukes Delhi Police, says timing 'unconducive' to hear matter; hearing deferred to 23 March
India

Shaheen Bagh protests: SC rebukes Delhi Police, says timing 'unconducive' to hear matter; hearing deferred to 23 March

The Supreme Court Wednesday deferred the hearing of the Shaheen Bagh matter to 23 March as it took note of the sensitive situation in Delhi over the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act

National Human Rights Commission issues notice to Uttar Pradesh DGP over police action during anti-CAA protests in state
India

National Human Rights Commission issues notice to Uttar Pradesh DGP over police action during anti-CAA protests in state

'Youth have been killed, the Internet has been suspended, and the police themselves are destroying public property', according to complaint submitted to NHRC

Opposition slams Centre for trying to 'fool people' over NPR; protests continue in Delhi, Assam over CAA
India

Opposition slams Centre for trying to 'fool people' over NPR; protests continue in Delhi, Assam over CAA

Even as protests against the amended citizenship law continued in different parts of the country, the Union government approved a proposal to update the National Population Register

Citizenship Amendment Act protests Updates: NPR first step for NRC, says Derek O'Brien; TMC leader accuses Centre of trying to fool people
India

Citizenship Amendment Act protests Updates: NPR first step for NRC, says Derek O'Brien; TMC leader accuses Centre of trying to fool people

Citizenship Amendment Act protests Updates: After the union cabinet approved Rs 3,941.35 crore for updating the NPR on Tuesday, the Trinamool Congress said that BJP is trying to 'fool and cheat' the people of the country as the population register is the 'first step towards NRC'.

Opposition steps up anti-CAA protests: 'Satyagraha' at Raj Ghat, massive rally in Chennai; demonstrations in Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam
India

Opposition steps up anti-CAA protests: 'Satyagraha' at Raj Ghat, massive rally in Chennai; demonstrations in Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam

The Opposition on Monday stepped up protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act with the Congress holding a 'Satyagraha for unity' at Mahatma Gandhi's memorial, Raj Ghat in Delhi, and its ally DMK leading a massive rally in Chennai, while scattered demonstrations were held against the contentious law in several states by students and other citizens.

Citizenship Amendment Act protests Updates: 140 detained in Delhi after students, activists hold demonstrations in several parts of National Capital
India

Citizenship Amendment Act protests Updates: 140 detained in Delhi after students, activists hold demonstrations in several parts of National Capital

Citizenship Amendment Act protests LIVE Updates: Around 140 people were detained on Monday as fresh protests by students and activists against the amended citizenship law erupted in several parts of the national capital, even as police stepped up vigil to maintain the law and order situation ahead of Christmas and New Year celebrations.

US ivy league students write open letter over CAA, NRC to 'condemn Hindutva ideology, Modi govt's fascist treatment of Indian Muslims'
World

US ivy league students write open letter over CAA, NRC to 'condemn Hindutva ideology, Modi govt's fascist treatment of Indian Muslims'

College students in the United States have written an open letter to lawmakers demanding targeted sanctions on Indian government officials until the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens are repealed and inviting American universities and student groups to mark #HoliAgainstHindutva in March 2020.

Anti-CAA protests: 46 students detained outside Uttar Pradesh Bhawan in Delhi for protesting against police action
India

Anti-CAA protests: 46 students detained outside Uttar Pradesh Bhawan in Delhi for protesting against police action

According to senior police officer, male students were taken to Mandir Marg police station while women students were dropped off at their universities

DMK takes out anti-CAA rally in Chennai, warns of more protests till Centre withdraws 'draconian' citizenship law
India

DMK takes out anti-CAA rally in Chennai, warns of more protests till Centre withdraws 'draconian' citizenship law

DMK president MK Stalin led the peaceful rally and leaders of alliance parties, including senior Congress leader P Chidambaram

'BJP trying to fool country': Congress hits out at Narendra Modi for saying his government never discussed nationwide NRC
Politics

'BJP trying to fool country': Congress hits out at Narendra Modi for saying his government never discussed nationwide NRC

Home Minister Amit Shah has said NRC will be implemented across country, but the prime minister is now claiming just the opposite, the Congress said

Does Citizenship Amendment Act affect the legal status of Muslims in India? A lawyer argues that it does
India

Does Citizenship Amendment Act affect the legal status of Muslims in India? A lawyer argues that it does

The amendment made to the Citizenship Act, 1955 by the Government of India is being hotly debated across all fora. The proponents of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 (CAA) have vehemently argued in favour of its constitutionality as well as necessity while dismissing all apprehensions and criticism related to its potential adverse impact on the country and its citizens.