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CAA 'compassionate and ameliorative' legislation, says MHA annual report

April 27, 2022 5:40 am

The CAA, which aims to give citizenship to migrants belonging to Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi or Christian communities from Afghanistan, Bangladesh or Pakistan, was notified on December 12, 2019, and came into force on January 10, 2020.

Passed trial by fire, will continue to oppose CAA: Ishrat Jahan after release on bail

March 22, 2022 7:21 pm

While granting bail, the court had noted that Ishrat was not the one who gave the idea of a chakka jam, nor was she physically present in Northeast Delhi during the riots or part of any group or organisation.

Anti-CAA protest sites were deliberately picked close to 25 mosques: Prosecution opposing Umar bail plea

January 25, 2022 7:55 am

🔴 The Special Public Prosecutor Amit Prasad argued that the organisers of the protest sites wanted to "create ground work for 24X7 sit-in protests".

MHA seeks more time to frame rules under CAA

January 10, 2022 10:18 pm

Since, the home ministry could not frame rules within six months of the enactment of the CAA, it sought time for the committees -- first in June 2020 and then four more times.

NDA ally NPP demands repeal of Citizenship (Amendment) Act

November 28, 2021 7:22 pm

There was no response from the government but it has taken note of the demand, National People's Party leader Agatha Sangma said.

UP: Charges filed against 4 over ‘objectionable’ posters on CAA-NRC

November 24, 2021 8:52 am

The four were booked last year for allegedly trying to create differences between two communities by pasting objectionable posters on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the proposed nationwide National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Adityanath uses ‘abbajaan’ phrase again, calls AIMIM chief ‘SP agent’

November 24, 2021 2:27 am

The chief minister had sparked a row in September by using “abbajaan” — the Urdu term for father — saying that rations distributed by the previous state government went to those who say “abbajaan”.

Campus, CAA crackdown flagged as ‘salient conflicts’: Facebook memos

November 18, 2021 7:24 am

These internal reports are part of documents disclosed to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and provided to Congress in redacted form by the legal counsel of former Facebook employee and whistle-blower Frances Haugen.

Old notices to CAA protestors for recovering damages virtually revoked due to new UP law: SC

November 08, 2021 9:22 pm

The state government passed a new law earlier this year called The Uttar Pradesh Recovery of Damages to Public and Private Property Bill, 2021 under which protestors found guilty of damaging government and private property will face imprisonment or a fine up to Rs 1 lakh.

Who is the hollow CAA really meant to protect?

September 21, 2021 7:44 am

Om Prakash Mishra writes: It does not afford protection to refugees but, rather, it is a legal instrument to deny asylum and protection even to its intended beneficiaries were they to cross over to India today or tomorrow.


A week on, anti-CAA protests at Kolkata's 'Shaheen Bagh' continues to gather steam

January 15, 2020 5:26 pm

While at each of these places there were about 500 protesters,at Park Circus seven point crossing the protesters numbered around 2,000 at 3 pm,their strength only increased with time,said a senior traffic official,adding that traffic had to be rerouted at different places.

Aashiq Abu, Rima Kallingal, Shane Nigam and others join anti-CAA protest in Kerala

December 24, 2019 9:06 am

A host of celebrities from the Malayalam film industry were spotted at the Anti Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protest in Kerala on Monday.