Theatre artists march through Kolkata streets against CAA(00:03) Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) Holding aloft the tri-colour, hundreds of theatre personalities took out a protest march through the city streets on Friday against the new citizenship law CAA, calling it a conspiracy to divide people.
Shaheen Bagh issue: HC asks police to look into road closure issue(23:32) New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) While hearing a petition filed by the Federation of Sarita Vihar Residents Welfare Association on Friday, a single judge bench of the Delhi High Court, presided by Justice Navin Chawla, has directed the Delhi Police to look into the issue relating to the blockage of Kalindi Kunj Road due to the anti-CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act) protests at the Shaheen Bagh area here.
Rohit Vemula's mother to launch 'Mothers for nation' yatra(23:18) Hyderabad, Jan 17 (IANS) On the fourth death anniversary of Hyderabad Central University research scholar Rohit Vemula, who committed suicide due to the alleged caste discrimination and oppression, his mother on Friday announced launching 'Mothers for Nation' yatra, a campaign for social justice and protection of the basic principles of the Constitution.
Ex-Mizoram Guv moves SC, says majority in Kerala back CAA (Lead)(21:22) New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Former Mizoram Governor and Kerala BJP leader Kummanam Rajasekharan, on Friday moved the Supreme Court against the Pinarayi Vijayan government which challenged the constitutional validity of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in the apex court.
Centre enacted CAA to harass minorities: Digvijaya(20:54) Bhubaneswar, Jan 17 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Friday alleged that the Central government has enacted the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) to harass the minorities in the country.
A Shaheen Bagh in Kolkata's Park Circus(19:00) Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) They clap in rhythm, shout "Azadi" slogans, cry "Halla Bol", clench their fists in solidarity and display high spirits. The tri-colour is omnipresent, as are the faces covered with hizabs -- this is City of Joy's own version of Delhi's Shaheen Bagh in Park Circus Maidan in south Kolkata, where primarily Muslim women have been on a sit-in against the CAA, NRC and NPR for 11 days now.
Goa civic body revokes permission for anti-CAA rally(17:00) Panaji, Jan 17 (IANS) A BJP-controlled civic authority in Mapusa town in North Goa, on Friday revoked permission for an anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the National Population Register (NPR) rally scheduled by a civil society group for January 18, hours after a group of 'nationalist' citizens threatened to hold a parallel rally at the same site.
Support for CAA, NRC on wedding card in UP(15:48) Sambhal, Jan 17 (IANS) A couple in the Sambhal has found a unique way to express their support for the implementation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
Ex-Mizoram Guv challenges Kerala govt on CAA suit in SC(13:31) New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Ex-Mizoram Governor and Kerala BJP leader Kummanam Rajasekharan, on Friday, moved the Supreme Court against the Pinarayi Vijayan government which challenged the constitutional validity of the Citizenship Amendment Act in the apex court.
Bengal not to join MHA meet on NPR, Census(11:23) New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) West Bengal in a written communication to the Ministry of Home Affairs has informed that it will not be present in the meeting convened on Friday to discuss the upcoming census and National Population Register (NPR) exercises with the states for their cooperation, Ministry sources said on Friday.
76-yr-old activist gets bail in UP anti-CAA stir case(10:01) Lucknow, Jan 17 (IANS) A 76-year-old human rights activist and lawyer Mohammad Shoaib, who was arrested for the violence that erupted during a anti-citizenship law protest in Lucknow on December 19, has been granted bail after the court found no evidence against him.
IUML moves SC to seek stay on CAA operation(20:38) New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) Thursday filed an application in the Supreme Court, seeking a stay on the operation of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), which came into force on January 10.
Gehlot asked to pilot anti-CAA activities (IANS Exclusive)(20:25) By Saiyed Moziz Imam Zaidi New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) In a major development, which indicates growing clout of Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot in the party, he has been assigned to coordinate with the Congress and alliance Chief Ministers to block the new citizensip law (CAA) and the National Population Register (NPR).
Ruckus at Muslim Rashtriya Manch's pro-CAA event(16:24) New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) A group of protesters shouted anti-CAA slogans and created a ruckus at an event organised by the RSS-affiliated Muslim Rashtriya Manch on Thursday to drum up support for the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act.
Goa Jesuit chief says CAA-NRC can be abused in state(15:51) Panaji, Jan 16 (IANS) In his first outright critique of the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens by the Goa Church, the head of the Jesuit Mission in Goa, Fr. Roland Coelho, has called for opposition to the CAA, saying the controversial Act along with the NRC was ominous and could be abused in Goa.
CAA: Police detain 30 students in Delhi(11:47) New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Around 25-30 students who were protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act and alleged brutality by the police in the Jamia Millia Islamia were detained by the Delhi Police on Thursday from the Turkaman Gate area.
AMU postpones exams following student unrest(10:35) Agra, Jan 16 (IANS) With situation still described as tense due to simmering student unrest on the campus, the Aligarh Muslim University authorities on Thursday declared postponement of the examinations.
Now Rampur women join CAA protests(10:02) Rampur, Jan 16 (IANS) After Shaheen Bagh in Delhi and Mansoor Ali Khan Park in Prayagraj, it is now the Jama Masjid in Rampur where women have joined the nation-wide stir against the citizenship law.
Jamia to move court seeking FIR against Delhi Police(21:16) New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) One month after the police entered the campus and allegedly assaulted students, Jamia Millia Islamia authorities here on Wednesday decided to move the court seeking directions for filing an FIR against the Delhi Police.