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  • In pictures: Delhi clashes

    Protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) took a violent turn in northeast Delhi, killing seven people so far, just as US President Donald Trump is completing his first official visit to the country, reports The Statesman. Reader discretion is advised, as some of the images may disturb or offend some people.

  • 15 killed, 350 hurt as New Delhi clashes overshadow Trump visit

    More than a dozen people are killed and hundreds are injured in clashes between opposing groups of protesters in New Delhi, hospital officials say.

  • CCTV footage shows police brutality at Delhi's Jamia Millia University

    In a video released by Jamia Co-ordination Committee yesterday, Delhi police officers can be seen beating up students in the library of Jamia Millia Islamia University on December 15 last year.

  • Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal

    NRC, CAA are India’s internal affairs: Home Minister

    Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan yesterday told parliament that Bangladesh is intensely observing Indian’s internal situation regarding the country’s controversial National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

  • Indian Supreme Court refuses to put citizenship act on hold

    India’s Supreme Court today refuses to put on hold the implementation of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), which has sparked nationwide protests, and gives the central government four weeks to respond to petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the law passed by parliament.

  • NRC-CAA protest makes its way to Kolkata football field

    National Register of Citizens-Citizen Amendment Act (NRC-CAA) that takes centre stage at Kolkata derby football match.

  • ‘Refusing to implement CAA unconstitutional’

    There is no way an Indian state can refuse to implement the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) when it has already been passed by the parliament and doing so would be “unconstitutional,” Kapil Sibal, a former law minister of India, says.

  • Punjab passes anti-CAA resolution following Kerala

    Congress-ruled Punjab state legislative assembly passes a resolution demanding that the Indian government scrap the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), becoming the second state to do so after Marxist-ruled Kerala.

  • Won’t budge an inch on CAA: Amit Shah

    Union Home Minister of India Amit Shah says the government will not budge an inch on its decision to implement the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) despite the opposition parties’ criticism of the law..

  • Kerala assembly passes resolution against citizenship law

    The Kerala legislative Assembly has passed a resolution demanding scrapping of the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) which seeks to give Indian citizenship to non-Muslims from Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Pakistan.

  • Citizenship Amendment Act

    ‘No CAB, no NRC’

    Police fired tear gas at protesters in India’s capital yesterday as tens of thousands rallied around the country against a new citizenship law they say is anti-Muslim, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi remained defiant.

  • Mamata takes veiled dig at Modi over citizenship law

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee takes a veiled dig at Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi who had said at an election rally in Jharkhand recently that those involved in arson and violence during the protest against Citizenship (Amended) Act can be "identified by their clothes".

  • Citizenship Amendment Act: Amit Shah calls for more talks

    After Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma raised concerns over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) causing “problems” in his state, Indian Home Minister Amit Shah invited him for talks post-Christmas to discuss the issue.