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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.

CAA will be implemented in letter and spirit: BJP chief JP Nadda in Assam

Guwahati/IBNS: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Jagat Prakash Nadda on Tuesday said the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act will be implemented in letter and spirit releasing the poll manifesto of his party in Assam.

Wearing ‘no CAA’ gamosa Rahul Gandhi says 'will ensure CAA is not implemented in Assam if Congress comes to power'

Guwahati/IBNS: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that, if his party is voted to power in Assam, then he will ensure that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) is not implemented in Assam.

Will bring law to nullify CAA in Assam if voted to power: Priyanka Gandhi

Tezpur/UNI: Slamming the ruling BJP government for imposing CAA, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Tuesday said her party will bring a law to nullify the Citizenship Amendment Act if voted to power in Assam.

Congress announces to build anti-CAA memorial in Assam

Guwahati/IBNS: Taking a hardened stand on the Citizenship Amendment Act, the Congress party on Tuesday announced that the party will build a memorial to commemorate the martyrdom of anti-CAA protestors who sacrificed their lives to save ‘Assamese Pride’.

Congress won’t allow CAA to be implemented in Assam: Rahul Gandhi

Guwahati/UNI: Stating that Congress won’t allow Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) to be implemented in Assam, Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi said that the issue of illegal immigration could be solved through dialogue.

Right to protest cannot be anytime, everywhere: SC dismissing review petition on CAA agitation ruling

New Delhi/IBNS: Dismissing a petition seeking a review of its order on the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act protests, the Supreme Court in its latest order said the right to protest cannot be anytime and everywhere.

CAA after Covid-19 vaccination or election vaccination? Mamata Banerjee's retort to Amit Shah

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday replied to Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who has promised the implementation of Citizenship (Amendment) Act after Covid-19 vaccination process, rather with a retort.

CAA will be implemented after Covid-19 vaccination process gets over: Amit Shah

Kolkata/IBNS: Despite massive opposition from the Trinamool Congress, Left and Congress in West Bengal, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday reiterated his commitment of implementing the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act but only after the Covid-19 vaccination process ends.

Centre to frame rules of Citizenship Act by July 9

New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre has given itself a time till July 9 to frame and implement the rules of the controversial Citizenship Act, the amendments to which were passed in December 2019 resulting in violent protests across the country.

BJP is like Donald Trump: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata/IBNS: Lashing out at her prime challenger Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday equated the saffron brigade with outgoing US President President Donald Trump who had refused to concede defeat for a long time.

Many organizations plan to resume anti-CAA protests in Assam

Guwahati: Various organizations of Assam have planned to resume anti Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), 2019 stir in the state from Dec 24.