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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.

NESO observes black day protesting against CAA

Guwahati/IBNS: Several organizations, including All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and North East Students’ Organization (NESO), have re-launched its protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019 across the North Eastern region.

CAA will be implemented also in West Bengal: BJP chief JP Nadda

Kolkata/IBNS: Despite protests from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Jagat Prakash Nadda on Thursday said the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act will also be implemented in the eastern state.

Matua community already Indian citizens, need no CAA certificate: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata/IBNS: In an attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said the Matua community, a sect of folk Hinduism which is key in the state's contemporary politics, needs no certificate to prove their citizenship.

Delhi riots: Umar Khalid's judicial custody extended till Nov 23

New Delhi/IBNS: A Delhi court Friday extended the judicial custody of former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Umar Khalid and JNU student Sharjeel Imam in connection with cases related to north east Delhi riots that broke out in February this year, said media reports.

CAA will be implemented once Coronavirus is over: BJP president JP Nadda

Kolkata/IBNS: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Jagat Prakash Nadda on Monday reiterated that the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) will be implemented once the Novel Coronavirus pandemic is over.

Shaheen Bagh protest against Modi government's CAA receives jolt from Supreme Court

New Delhi/IBNS: In an order which may have implications across the country, the topmost level of Indian judiciary on Wednesday said no public place can be indefinitely occupied by protesters while giving its judgement on the months long agitation against the contentious citizenship law in Delhi's Shaheen Bagh, media reports said.

Public places can't be occupied indefinitely: Supreme Court on Shaheen Bagh protest

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Wednesday said no public place can be occupied indefinitely for protests in its order on the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) agitation at Shaheen Bagh here.

Delhi Riots: Police name 15 people in 17,000-page charge sheet

New Delhi/IBNS: Delhi Police has named 15 people in a vast charge sheet filed in connection with the bloody riots that ravaged northeast Delhi in the last week of February this year, said media reports.

Allahabad HC clears Dr. Kafeel Khan of NSA charges, orders immediate release

Allahabad/IBNS: The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday dismissed all the charges filed against Uttar Pradesh doctor Kafeel Khan under National Security Act (NSA) and ordered his immediate release, media reports said.

Priyanka takes on Yogi govt over arrest of party leader in Lucknow involved in anti-CAA violence

Lucknow/UNI: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday criticised the Uttar Pradesh government for arresting her senior party colleague in Lucknow.

People of Bengal will make Mamata political refugee in 2021: Amit Shah

New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday sounded a poll bugle for West Bengal rebooting the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s political activity by relaunching the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act issue to target Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who, according to the saffron leader, will turn into a "political refugee" after the voting in the eastern state next year.

Many historic mistakes corrected: Amit Shah on 1 year completion of Modi 2.0

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who took charge of his office for the second term on the same day a year ago, corrected several historic mistakes in the last six years since assuming power at the Centre.