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CAA protests could have transformed India's political discourse had there been no Covid: Shashi Tharoor

Kolkata/IBNS: The massive and often violent anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests could have "transformed" the country's political discourse, which is still deftly anchored by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), had there been no Covid-19 pandemic, feels Congress MP Shashi Tharoor.

SC seeks Centre's response to petitions challenging CAA

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Monday sought detailed responses from the central government in a bunch of pleas challenging the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

CAA will be implemented after completion of precautionary Covid vaccine dose: Amit Shah

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah Tuesday said the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) that will provide citizenship to illegal Hindu, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, and Parsi migrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan, will be implemented once the precautionary vaccination drive for Covid-19 is over, media reports said.

Sedition Case: Delhi Court to decide on Sharjeel Imam's bail plea on July 20

New Delhi/UNI: A Delhi Court after hearing arguments on the bail plea of Sharjeel Imam, arrested in a sedition case, adjourned for pronouncing the order on July 20.

Court grants bail to ex-Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi in CAA, NRC procession case

Patna/UNI: A special court designated to hear cases related to MPs and MLAs granted bail to the former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi in connection with a case related to taking out a procession and obstructing the road and paralysing traffic.

'CAA will be implemented once Covid cases subside': Amit Shah in Bengal

Siliguri/IBNS: The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) will be implemented as soon as Covid-19 cases subside, Union Home Minister Amit Shah who is in Bengal's Siliguri, said on Thursday.

Family members of slain Reuters photojournalist Danish Siddiqui denies his involvement in anti-CAA book

New Delhi: Family members of photojournalist Danish Siddiqui, who died while covering an assignment in conflict-hit Afghanistan last year, have issued a statement alleging that the authors of a book called ‘Hum Dekhenge’, which the publisher claims to be a photo document on anti-CAA protest,  had not sought any authorisation from the family to associate his name with their project, in contrary to their purported claim in media interviews.

Supreme Court dismisses plea seeking clarification in Shaheen Bagh judgement

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed an application seeking certain clarification in the Shaheen Bagh judgement, delivered by the apex court earlier.

Delhi Court denies Sharjeel Imam's bail plea for inflammatory speeches during CAA protests

New Delhi/IBNS: A Delhi court Friday dismissed the bail plea of JNU student and activist Sharjeel Imam who has been accused of making inflammatory and instigating speeches during the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) protests, according to media reports.

Head constable murder case: Delhi HC grants bail to 5 accused, says 'right to protest and expressing dissent fundamental right'

New Delhi/IBNS: The right to protest and expressing dissent is a fundamental right, the Delhi High Court said Friday granting bail to five accused in the case related to head constable Rattan Lal's murder, which occurred during the protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) last year, media reports said.

Recent developments in Afghanistan necessitates CAA enactment: Hardeep Singh Puri

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the ongoing evacuation process by the Indian government  from the war-torn Afghanistan, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri justified the necessary enactment of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) citing the "harrowing" conditions of Hindus and Sikhs in the "volatile neighbourhood".

Assam leader Akhil Gogoi walks out of jail as NIA court clears him in cases in connection with anti-CAA protests

Guwahati/IBNS: Assam leader Akhil Gogoi walked out of prison on Thursday after spending one and a half years in detention for his alleged role in Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests , hours after National Investigation Agency (NIA) Court cleared him in a pending case, according to media reports.

Delhi riots case: Student activists denied release despite bail approach high court

New Delhi/IBNS: Student activists Devangana Kalita, Natasha Narwal and Asif Iqbal Tanha on Thursday moved the Delhi High Court challenging the trial court's action to defer their release despite a bail granted by its superior court, media reports said.

Former Bengal minister Upen Biswas resigns from TMC

Kolkata/IBNS: A day before the eighth and final phase of West Bengal assembly poll, ex-CBI Additional Director and former state minister, Upendra Nath Biswas, on Wednesday resigned from the Trinamool Congress (TMC) party showing 'personal reasons', reports said.

Ex-JNU student leader Umar Khalid granted bail in Delhi riots case

New Delhi/IBNS: Former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student leader Umar Khalid was granted bail by a Delhi court in connection with one of the riots' cases that happened in the northeast part of the national capital last year based on a Khajuri Khas FIR.