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No plans to tweak Citizenship Amendment Act: Centre tells Rajya Sabha

Citizenship Amendement Act faced fierce criticism and protests from all quarters of society across the country after it came into effect on January 10, 2020.
Published on Aug 04, 2021 04:40 PM IST

6 more months needed to frame CAA rules, MHA informs Parliament

minister of state for home affairs Nityanand Rai replied to questions on Citizenship Amendment Act and boundary disputes among states.
Published on Jul 27, 2021 12:53 PM IST

Delhi riots: City court delivers first judgment, acquits sole accused in a case

More than 50 people lost their lives in the northeast Delhi riots (Biplov Bhuyan/ HT Archive)
Published on Jul 20, 2021 04:02 PM IST

Centre’s order on giving citizenship to refugees separate from CAA, SC told

Image courtesy: HT photo
Updated on Jun 16, 2021 05:32 AM IST

Bengal polls: Matua verdict to be testing ground for BJP before implementing CAA

Kolkata: West Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh during a rally of the Matua community, in Kolkata, back in February this year.
Published on Apr 21, 2021 02:17 PM IST

No plans to conduct NRC exercise in Bengal, CAA to be implemented: Vijayvargiya

"For us, ideology is important. Once voted to power, the legislative party in consultation with the top leaders will decide on the CM candidate," said Kailash Vijayvargiya. (PTI Photo)
Published on Apr 04, 2021 01:14 PM IST

All Assam Students' Union holds 11-hr dharna against JP Nadda's CAA announcement

Releasing the BJP manifesto for Assam election, JP Nadda on Tuesday asserted that the Citizenship (Amendment) Act was passed by the Parliament and would be implemented in time.
Published on Mar 24, 2021 10:43 PM IST

Parliament grants Centre more time to frame citizenship rules under CAA

People gather as they continue their protest against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) on the 78th straight day, at Shaheen Bagh, in New Delhi, India, on Sunday, March 1, 2020.
Updated on Mar 23, 2021 06:09 PM IST

Cong will not let CAA take effect: Rahul

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi interacts with college students at Lahowa in Dibrugarh.
Updated on Mar 20, 2021 06:51 AM IST

MK Stalin says DMK would continue to urge Centre to scrap CAA

"The Central government will be urged to withdraw the Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019," Stalin said in the addendum.
Published on Mar 14, 2021 02:35 PM IST

Delhi riots: Court takes cognisance of sedition charges against 18

At least 53 persons were killed and 581 injured in the riots last year, which was allegedly triggered by a clash between supporters of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and those opposing it.
Updated on Mar 03, 2021 05:54 AM IST

CAA to be enforced after vaccination drive: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah during a public meeting at Thakurbari ground in Thakurnagar on Thursday. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Feb 12, 2021 01:25 AM IST

CAA will be implemented after Covid-19 vaccination ends, says Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah addresses during the launching forth phase of Poribortan Yatra from Cooch Behar on Thursday. (ANI Photo)
Published on Feb 11, 2021 06:21 PM IST

CAA rules under preparation, exercise pushed to July: MHA in LS

In a written response in the Lok Sabha, minister of state for home affairs Nityanand Rai said, “The Rules under The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 are under preparation."
Published on Feb 03, 2021 06:10 AM IST

Delhi riots: AAP govt rejects lawyers proposed by police

Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Admi Party (AAP) National Convener Arvind Kejriwal addresses the media in Delhi.
Updated on Jul 29, 2020 02:15 AM IST

US Commission on International Religious Freedom expresses concern over CAA

Women raise slogans during the ongoing sit-in protest against NPR, NRC and CAA after Supreme Court deferred the hearing on petitions to remove the anti-citizenship law protesters from Shaheen Bagh, in New Delhi.
Updated on Mar 10, 2020 02:49 PM IST

UN body to move Supreme Court over CAA, India says our internal matter

The passage of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA)had triggered protests across the country.
Updated on Mar 03, 2020 06:46 PM IST

Days after lashing out at Centre over Delhi violence, Rajinikanth’s offer on CAA

Rajinikanth met the members of a Muslim outfit on Sunday and said he is ready to play any role to maintain peace in the country.
Updated on Mar 02, 2020 09:07 AM IST

Delhi riots: The police have lost their autonomy | Opinion

The most common punishment for the police who don’t bow to political pressure is suspension or transfer
Updated on Mar 01, 2020 08:48 AM IST

UN chief following situation in Delhi closely: spokesperson

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres attends a session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, February 24, 2020. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
Updated on Feb 26, 2020 03:35 PM IST

National Security Act slapped on Dr Kafeel Khan for speech during anti-CAA protest

Dr Kafeel Khan after his arrest in Mumbai last month.
Updated on Sep 15, 2020 11:00 PM IST

‘If you are secular, your citizenship will be questioned someday’: Chidambaram

P. Chidambaram speaks on CAA and NRC at Tilak Smarak Mandir in Pune.
Updated on Feb 09, 2020 04:48 PM IST

Urmila Matondkar gets trolled for saying World War 2 ended in 1919. Watch video

Urmila Matondkar is being criticised for her mistake.
Updated on Jan 31, 2020 05:41 PM IST

Two arrested Bangladeshis entered India to commit terror acts, NIA says in charge sheet

Chargesheet filed against two Bangladeshis in Mizoram for plotting terror acts on the Indian soil.
Updated on Jan 25, 2020 01:02 AM IST

Former Congress lawmaker among three questioned in connection with anti-CAA protests in Delhi

Damaged vehicles near Jamia Millia Islamia University area following violence that erupted against Citizenship Amendment Act, in New Delhi on December 15, 2019.
Updated on Jan 24, 2020 12:55 PM IST

Rajasthan govt set to move resolution against CAA in assembly

Rajasthan deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot at Congress house.
Updated on Jan 24, 2020 07:53 AM IST

Attempt to interrupt BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta’s session at Kolkata literary meet foiled

Swapan Dasgupta was locked up by protestors while he delivered a lecture on the CAA at Viswa Bharati University on Jan. 8
Updated on Jan 22, 2020 10:15 PM IST

Supreme Court declines to put CAA on hold, gives Centre 4 weeks to respond

The Supreme Court is hearing 144-odd petitions against the CAA.
Updated on Aug 30, 2020 10:04 PM IST

Not implementing CAA will be unconstitutional, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addresses a gathering on the Citizenship Amendment Act, in Chennai on Sunday
Updated on Aug 29, 2020 10:30 PM IST
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