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Curfew relaxed in Guwahati for 9 hrs as protests against citizenship law ebb

There have been no large disturbances in Assam since Thursday but mobile internet services still remain suspended across much of the state.

Commuters wait at a petrol pump during curfew relaxation in Guwahati.(ANI)
Updated on Dec 14, 2019 11:24 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

Plea in Supreme Court against ‘discriminatory’ Citizenship Bill

The petitioners claimed that the law has been enacted with an ulterior motive in order to save approximately 1-1.5 million Hindus who were excluded from the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam. A total of 1.9 million people have been excluded from NRC.

Members of Parliament (MPs) from Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) P.K. Kunhalikutty, E.T. Muhamed Basheer and P.V. Abdul Wahab addressing the media in front of Supreme court after filing a case against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019, in New Delhi on Thursday.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Dec 13, 2019 02:32 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

News updates from Hindustan Times at 1 pm: IUML challenges new citizenship law in Supreme Court, say it’s unconstitutional and all the latest news at this hour

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 1 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

The Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) on Thursday challenged the contentious changes to the Citizenship Bill in the Supreme Court, arguing that the law was unconstitutional and should be struck down.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 12, 2019 12:59 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Decoding the Winter Session: The Parliament’s 8 big legislations

The contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed on December 11 in the Rajya Sabha and on December 9 in the Lok Sabha.

The winter session of Parliament began on November 18 and will conclude on December 13.(Reuters File Photo)
Published on Dec 12, 2019 12:25 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

‘Now we can fly like a bird’: Pakistani Hindus in Delhi on citizenship bill

The citizenship bill seeks to give Indian nationality to non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan who came to India before December 31.

Hindu refugees from Pakistan celebrates as Parliament passes the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, at MAjnu ka Tila in New Delhi on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)
Published on Dec 12, 2019 11:23 AM IST
New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India
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