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Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA)

Facing Charges Of Delhi Riots, Umar Khalid Tells Court That "Advocacy Against Law Is Not A Crime"

Nov 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Umar Khalid and several others have been booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), a stringent anti-terror law, and are accused of being the "masterminds" of the February 2020 riots in the national capital which had left 53 people dead and over 700 injured.

After Farm Laws Repeal, Muslim Leaders Urge Centre To Withdraw The Citizenship Amendment Act

Nov 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Boosted by the Prime Ministers' announcement to repel the three farm laws, Muslim leaders have demanded the withdrawal of the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).


Centre Has Sought Extension Till January 9 For Framing CAA Rules: Union Minister Nityanand Rai

This is the fifth time the Union government has sought an extension for framing of the Citizenship Amendment Act rules.

CAA, NRC Nothing To Do With Hindu-Muslim Divide: Mohan Bhagwat

Jul 21, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Talking about NRC, RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat stated that all nations have the right to know who its citizens are.


No Calm Before 'Toofan': Farhan Akhtar-Starrer Film In Another Controversy; This Time For Love Jihad

Many took to social media and said they will not be watching the Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra-directed film since it promotes the idea of Love Jihad

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26 June, 2021

Out On Parole, Akhil Gogoi Meets Ailing Mother In Jorhat

Dipankar Roy

He was returning home after one-and-a-half years since he was arrested on December 12, 2019 for his protests against CAA.


22 June, 2021

Anti-CAA Violence: NIA Court Clears Akhil Gogoi Of Charges In One Case

Outlook Web Bureau

The court found materials presented not adequate to attribute any act of terrorism to Akhil Gogoi in a case registered against him at Chabua police station in Dibrugarh district


31 May, 2021

CAA Notification: A Backdoor Measure That Could Prove Difficult To Roll Back

M.R.Shamshad

As the Centre has not declared the data relating to the proposed beneficiaries of CAA 2019, the benefits are sought to be given through backdoor entry without awaiting the decision of the SC.


29 May, 2021

Centre Seeks Citizenship Applications From Non-Muslim Refugees From Afghanistan, Pakistan And Bangladesh

Outlook Web Bureau

The recent notification was not issued under the Citizenship Amendment Act passed in 2019, but it was rather issued under the 2009 rules of the Citizenship Act, 1955.


21 May, 2021

You Can Kill Me But You Can't Stifle My Voice: Jailed Activist, Now MLA Akhil Gogoi

Dipankar Roy

Akhil Gogoi is the first-ever candidate in Assam to win an election from jail, where he has been since 2019 over violent protests against CAA


03 May, 2021

BJP Wins Pro-CAA Matua Votes But CAA To Hit Mamata Hurdle

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Mamata Banerjee has been a staunch critic of the legislation and had vowed to prevent its implementation in the state.


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04 April, 2021

No Plan To Update NRC In Bengal But We Will Implement CAA: BJP Leader Kailash Vijayvargiya

PTI

‘We are only looking forward to implementing the CAA after the (Bengal Assembly) elections...It is an important issue for us, as we wish to grant citizenship to the persecuted refugees,’ Kailash Vijayvargiya said


30 March, 2021

CAA Is An Attack On Assam’s Culture, History and Language: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi

Outlook Web Bureau

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also said that if elected to power in Assam, his party will not implement the contested Citizenship Amendment Act


29 March, 2021

Tamil Nadu Assembly Polls 2021: If DMK Emerges Victorious, We Will Not Implement CAA, Says MK Stalin

Outlook Web Bureau

DMK chief MK Stalin also hit out at the ruling AIADMK for ‘supporting’ the Citizenship Amendment Act in Parliament


29 March, 2021

Will Campaign On CAA Backfire Against BJP In Kerala?

Preetha Nair

Surveys point to a shift in Muslim votes in favour of CPI (M) for its unwavering anti CAA stance


23 March, 2021

Parliament Extends Time Given To Union Government To Frame CAA Rules

Outlook Web Bureau

The Committees on Subordinate Legislation, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha have granted time till April 9 and July 9 respectively to the government to frame the new rules.


21 March, 2021

BJP Promises Implementation Of CAA, 1 Job Per Family In Its Manifesto For Bengal Polls

Outlook Web Bureau

In the manifesto, BJP promised a Sonar Bangla fund worth Rs 11,000 crore to promote art, literature and other such sectors, and a Tagore Prize on the lines of the Nobel Prize.


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20 March, 2021

Assam: Congress Promises Law To Nullify CAA In Manifesto

Outlook Web Bureau

Unveiling the manifesto, Rahul Gandhi said his party will protect the idea of Assam that is being 'attacked' by the BJP and RSS.


Photo Gallery

India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong during their women's singles badminton group stage match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara

A disabled girl walks through a corridor at a school run by the Association of People with Disability in Bengaluru.

AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi

A group of physically challenged people stage a protest on the 'International Day of Disabled Persons' in Srinagar.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference on farmers issue at AICC HQ in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary

Workers prepare beds inside a special COVID-19 ward to treat persons infected with the Omicron variant, at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in Chennai.

PTI Photo/ R Senthil Kumar
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