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SAD won't contest Delhi elections amid differences with ally BJP over CAA, NRC

January 20, 2020 9:07 pm

"During our meeting with the BJP, we were asked to reconsider our stand on CAA but we declined to do so. SAD is of the firm stand that Muslims cannot be left out of CAA," SAD leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa said.

Will drive 1 crore infiltrators out of Bengal: Dilip Ghosh

January 20, 2020 9:39 am

Taking a jibe at Ghosh, Trinamool Congress (TMC) secretary general Partha Chatterjee said he is like “our goddess Laxmi”. “The more he speaks, the better for us. He is making it easier for us to get people’s support,” said Chatterjee.

After Assam NRC 'fiasco', Modi govt changed gears and now talking of NPR: Chidambaram

January 19, 2020 4:37 am

"Our purpose is to fight the sinister purpose of Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and the National Population of Register (NPR) and mobilise public opinion against them. Our stated position is that we will not agree to NPR being rolled out from April 2020," the Congress leader said.

Intellectuals will not be in position to show their faces: Dilip Ghosh warns anti-CAA protesters

January 19, 2020 1:26 pm

"They (intellectuals) are saying that they will not show the papers... But I am saying that days are not far away when they will not be in a position even to show their faces," Dilip Ghosh said.

NPR nothing but NRC in disguise: Chidambaram

January 19, 2020 8:25 am

Chidambaram said that states are justified in opposing the implementation of the NPR and CAA as the Constitutional validity lies with the Supreme Court.

Akalis tread a middle path: Won’t back NRC, support NPR, demand tweak in CAA resolution

January 18, 2020 11:34 am

The Akalis said they were seeking the amendment in the government resolution so that the Muslims also get the benefits being promised to the Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Christian and Parsi communities under the CAA.

Call from Kolkata maidan: Born here, will die here, we have no other country

January 16, 2020 1:32 am

The numbers at the Maidan have been swelling and now they are in their hundreds, as women come with husbands and children, and students drop in to lend support, shouting slogans such as 'azadi', 'halla bol' and 'inquilab zindabad'.

Sena out of NDA, with UPA on ‘key national issues’, says Sanjay Raut

January 15, 2020 11:43 am

Considered close to Maharashtra Chief Minister and party chief Uddhav Thackeray, Raut on Tuesday said the party did not attend Monday’s Opposition meeting, convened by Congress president Sonia Gandhi to form a strategy against the citizenship law (CAA), NRC and NPR, due to “miscommunication”.

Larger debate on idea of citizenship lies ahead, says Oxford professor

January 15, 2020 11:55 am

In Mumbai to deliver this year’s Vasant J Sheth Memorial Lecture on Wednesday, Faisal Devji’s lecture, ‘Gandhi at Sea’, will touch upon Gandhi’s sea voyage that opened him up to the world and played a vital role in making him an international figure.

Mumbai: Anti-NRC messages to take to the sky today

January 15, 2020 2:06 am

Nearly 300 such kites bearing anti-NRC messages will be flown across the city, mainly at three locations — Girgaum-Chowpatty, Carter Road and Versova Beach.


This is how protests against CAA unfolded in Jama Masjid, other parts of India on Friday

December 20, 2019 9:00 pm

From Delhi's Jama Masjid to Mumbai's Kurla and beyond, the protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) continued Friday with crowds marching in cities like Mumbai, Pune, Thane, and Vadodara.