All you need to know about CAA, NPR, NRC

Citizenship Amendment ACT (CAA), National Population Register (NPR) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) are the most used words in the past few days. Even after clarifications issued by the government, things have not settled down. News Today presents a ready reckoner about them. Continue Reading

JNU violence: Protests continue, police act, agitators shifted from Gateway to Azad Maidan

People protesting against the JNU violence were evicted from Gateway of India in south Mumbai today morning as roads were getting blocked and tourists and common people were facing problems, a police official said.
Police had appealed to protesters to shift but they didn’t listen, so they were ‘relocated’ to Azad Maidan near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, the official said.

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Up & down for BJP in 2019

The year 2019 will go down as a watershed in the BJP’s journey as the party not only achieved its highest ever tally in Lok Sabha but also realised its decades-long ideological planks with the Modi government pushing the saffron agenda with renewed vigour in its second term. Continue Reading

Editorial: Making it clear

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday sought to assuage concerns of Muslims over the amended citizenship law and the NRC, saying both have nothing to do with Indian citizens and slammed his rivals for “inciting” people and trying to divide the country in their bid to target him. Continue Reading

Agitations over CAA, NRC in United States

A large number of Indian-Americans gathered around the statue of Mahatma Gandhi installed in front of the Indian Embassy here and held a peaceful demonstration against the amended Citizenship Act and the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC).

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Sharad Pawar asks Maharastra to refuse CAA

NCP chief Sharad Pawar said that like eight other states, Maharashtra should also refuse implementation of the new citizenship law, which he feared would hurt the religious and social harmony of India. Continue Reading

Rajasthan Chief Minister opposes CAA, NRC

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said that the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) “do not deserve” to be implemented in the country as they will affect people of all communities. Continue Reading

Agitation protests over Citizenship Amendment Act in United Kingdom

Hundreds of students and representatives from diaspora and workers groups gathered outside the Indian High Commission in London on to protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC).

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CAA: Assam students in North America write to Modi

The recently enacted Citizenship Amendment Act will adversely impact people of Assam and the northeast, an association representing the Assamese community in North America said.

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Editorial: Citizens first

The Lok Sabha passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslim refugees coming from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan after facing religious persecution there, a little past midnight on Monday after a heated debate that lasted over seven hours. Continue Reading