Citizenship Amendment Act
India  /  Published 02.08.22

Implement CAA at earliest: Adhikari

BJP leader from West Bengal Suvendu Adhikari Tuesday urged Union Home Minister Amit Shah to implement the citizenship law CAA at the earliest, with the latter assuring him that rules regarding it will...

India  /  Published 04.07.22

Umar Khalid gets Chomsky support

US-based academics Noam Chomsky and Rajmohan Gandhi have spoken out in support of human rights activist Umar Khalid, whose bail hearing in a Delhi riots conspiracy case is expected to resume from Mond...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 28.06.22

Civil society speaks up for Teesta

A civil society group in Assam opposed to the Citizenship Amendment Act on Monday demanded the “immediate” release of human rights defender Teesta Setalvad, who has been arrested in connec...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 23.06.22

Chamling on influx into Sikkim

Sikkim Democratic Front president Pawan Chamling on Wednesday alleged that there had been a massive influx of 1.5 lakh people from outside into the Himalayan state and the implementation of Centre&rsq...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

North East  /  Published 27.05.22

Approval query to CJI on NRC boss

A civil society group opposed to the Citizenship Amendment Act has written to the Chief Justice of India asking whether incumbent NRC Assam coordinator Hitesh Dev Sarma had the Supreme Court’s p...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


India  /  Published 10.05.22

Nitish ducks question on uniform civil code

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday parried questions on the move by BJP state governments towards a uniform civil code but chose to talk about the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and his obje...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 10.05.22

Bulldozers bully Shaheen Bagh residents

The dreaded bulldozer rolled into Shaheen Bagh, the epicentre of the anti-CAA protests two years ago, on Monday after keeping the Muslim-majority neighbourhood on tenterhooks for a fortnight but the &...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.05.22

Umar Khalid: HC to hear bail plea on May 19

  The Delhi High Court on Friday listed for hearing on May 19 a plea by former JNU student Umar Khalid for bail in a UAPA case related to alleged conspiracy behind the riots here in February 202...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 03.05.22

Shah’s word on CAA awaited

The MLAs of the BJP in Bengal are keen on a clear answer from Union home minister Amit Shah on the implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act when the MLAs meet him in Calcutta on May 6. “...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.04.22

CAA: BJP MLA's quit threat

BJP MLA Asim Sarkar, who belongs to the Matua community, embarrassed the party on Wednesday as he threatened to resign from the Assembly if the Citizenship Amendment Act wasn’t implemented in Be...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar, Subhashis Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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