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A bench comprising CJI Uday Umesh Lalit and S Ravindra Bhat will hear the batch of over a hundred connected petitions, questioning the validity of the law on grounds of religious discrimination and arbitrariness. The petitions came up for a hearing before the top court in June 2021.
The contentious Act met with nationwide protests over the past few years after it was passed by Parliament on December 11, 2019.
The Delhi Police, in its chargesheet, said that the tensions created after the north-east Delhi riots were aggravated after the clashes on Ram Navmi in different parts of the country and led to violence in the city's north-west locality.
Sharjeel Imam, through his lawyer Ahmad Ibrahim, has alleged that the assistant superintendent of Tihar Jail along with 8-9 convicts had entered his cell on June 30 in the garb of a search assaulted him and called him a terrorist and anti-national.
Published on Jul 14, 2022 03:31 PM IST
HT News Desk | Written by Aniruddha Dhar, New Delhi
Speaking at a panel on religious freedom in India, the US ambassador at large for international religious freedom Rashad Hussain said the Early Warning Project at the Holocaust Museum designated India as number two among countries at risk of mass killings.
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The speech forms a part of the charge sheet the police filed against Umar Khalid and several others in connection with a conspiracy case in the 2020 north east Delhi riots
On the evening of February 23, 2020, clashes broke out between supporters and opponents of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, or CAA, just underneath the Jafrabad Metro station.
The Supreme Court has given a week’s time to the UP government to withdraw the orders and fixed the next date of hearing on February 18.
Giving the Uttar Pradesh government a week to consider withdrawing by itself all recovery orders issued against anti-CAA protesters, the top court commented that the state government is bound to follow due process and cannot assume the role of everyone in an adjudicatory process.
Special public prosecutor Amit Prasad, appearing for the Delhi Police, said the protests were “organised in Muslim-dominated areas” to create a secular facade.
The central government in 2019 brought in the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), but the rules to implement the amendment are yet to be notified
Published on Jan 09, 2022 11:49 PM IST
, Hindustan Times, New DelhiBiswa Kalyan Purkayastha
The union home ministry on Tuesday reiterated in Parliament that it has not taken any decision yet on preparing a pan-India National Register of Citizens (NRC).
Updated on Dec 01, 2021 12:07 AM IST
, New DelhiNeeraj Chauhan
The actor had earlier said he would be the first person to raise voice even if a single Muslim was affected by the CAA.
Updated on Mar 02, 2020 09:07 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent