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Telangana becomes latest state to pass anti-CAA resolution in assembly

Hyderabad/UNI: Joining several other states in the country, the Telangana Assembly on Monday passed a resolution opposing the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

No law to back UP govt's action of putting up hoardings naming anti-CAA protesters: Supreme Court

New Delhi/IBNS: Slamming the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh, the Supreme Court on Thursday said there was no law to back the State's action of putting up hoardings naming the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) protesters who had allegedly resorted to violence, media reports said.

Allahabad High Court orders immediate removal of hoardings naming anti-CAA protesters

Allahabad/IBNS: In a setback for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Uttar Pradesh, the Allahabad High Court on Monday ordered an immediate removal of hoardings which carry the identities of the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) protesters who had resorted to violence, media reports said.

Couple with IS links arrested from Jamia Nagar had plans of suicide attacks, terror strikes: Report

New Delhi/IBNS: A couple from Kashmir with alleged links to the Khorasan module of  Islamic State (IS) caught from southeast Delhi's Jamia Nagar on Sunday had far more dangerous designs than instigating CAA protests. The duo was planning a suicide attack in Delhi and was instigating Muslim men to conduct terror strikes in the national capital, said an NDTV report.

Couple with alleged IS Links nabbed in Delhi for instigating CAA protests

New Delhi/IBNS: A couple from Kashmir with alleged links to the Khorasan module of  Islamic State (IS) was caught from south east Delhi's Jamia Nagar for instigating anti-CAA protests and trying to exploit the ongoing situation, an Indian Express report said.

Show me a country which says 'everybody is welcome', says Jaishankar on CAA slamming UNHRC

New Delhi/IBNS: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday slammed the United Nations Human Rights Council(UNHRC) for giving a narrative based on incorrect information on Kashmir just like it had done on previous occasions and said one should look at the UN rights body's handling of Kashmir issue in the past, said media reports.

Centre's ban imposed on Malayalam news channels for covering Delhi riots lifted

New Delhi/UNI: The Central government on Saturday lifted the 48-hour ban imposed on Friday on two Malayalam news channels for reportage that could "enhance communal disharmony" across the country, sources said.

Lucknow authorities put hoardings with photos and addresses of anti-CAA rioters

Lucknow/UNI: On the orders of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the Lucknow district administration has put up hoardings with photos and addresses of anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) rioters at prominent crossings across the city.

Delhi violence: New video shows police were attacked, pelted with stones

New Delhi/IBNS: At a time the Delhi Police are heavily criticised for their role in the violence at the national capital, a new video which has emerged showed how the cops were brutally attacked and beaten by the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) protesters, media reports said.

Maharashtra: BJP suspends two leaders for supporting anti-CAA resolution

Aurangabad/Maharashtra/UNI: Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) state president Chandrakant Patil on Wednesday suspended party leaders Vinod Borade, President of the Municipal Council of Selu in Parbhani district and vice president Balasaheb Rokade of Palam Nagar Parishad for anti party activities.

CAA: Supreme Court transfers hate speech cases to Delhi HC

New Delhi/UNI: Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered that the CAA riot-related petitions be transferred to the Delhi HC which will hear it on Friday.

Bangladeshis voting in India don't need to apply for citizenship: Mamata Banerjee

Kaliganj(West Bengal)/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Tuesday people who arrived in India from Bangladesh and have been voting in elections are Indian citizens and do not require to apply for citizenship anymore, media reports said.

UN human rights body moves SC over CAA, India calls it an internal matter

New Delhi/IBNS:  The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has filed an intervention in the Supreme Court over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the Ministry of External Affairs said on Tuesday.

Modi needs no citizenship certificate because he is Indian by birth: PMO's RTI reply draws flak

New Delhi/IBNS: In reply to a Right To Information (RTI) filed by one Subhankar Sarkar asking the citizenship certificate of Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has said there was no need of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader's such document since he is an Indian by birth.

Not Mamata, BJP will turn West Bengal into Sonar Bangla: Amit Shah in Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: Almost sounding the poll bugle for the 2021 assembly elections in the state, which is expected to witness a contest between the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said his party will turn West Bengal into "Sonar Bangla" in five years if voted to power.