Delhi traffic alert
Delhi Traffic Police: People coming from Noida are advised to take DND or Akshardham to reach Delhi. Those going to Noida from Mathura road advised to take Ashram Chowk, DND or Noida link road.
Entry and exit gates at all stations have been opened: DMRC
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC): Entry & exit gates at all stations have been opened. Normal services have resumed in all stations.
CAA caused irreparable damage to India's image: Akhilesh Yadav
CAA has caused irreparable damage to our country's image around the world. Protests have also taken place in many renowned universities of the world. BJP's coronation is very unfortunate for the future of the country.
To protest is the democratic right of the people of India, says Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid
Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid, Syed Ahmed Bukhari: To protest is the democratic right of the people of India, no one can stop us from doing it. However, it is important that it is done in control, keeping our emotions in control is the most important part.
Police used 75 tear gas shells at Jamia university: Delhi Police FIR
The FIR filed by Police in connection with Jamia Millia Islamia incident states that a total of 75 tear gas shells were used by police to disperse the mob at the university. It also states that 7-8 students & miscreants were pelting stones from inside the university gates. The FIR filed by Police in connection with Jamia Millia Islamia incident also states that police had entered into the campus with limited force to identify miscreants and for safety of students.
BSP parliamentary delegation to meet President Kovind over CAA
Delhi: A Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) parliamentary delegation is meeting President Ram Nath Kovind over Citizenship Amendment Act, today.
We will implement CAA in Karnataka, says Yediyurappa
Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa: We will implement Citizenship Amendment Act in Karnataka.
Madras varsity students on protest mode for third day in a row
A section of students of the Madras University here continued their protest for the third day on Wednesday against the amendment to the Citizenship Act.
Defiant students said they will continue their agitation.
Meanwhile, police personnel continued to be deployed on the campus. Police personnel, who had entered the campus on Tuesday, said they had done so for the "safety of the students."
Two students, who were picked up by the police were sent back late last night, one of the coordinators and a PG political science student, K Ragu Prasath told PTI.
The two students were picked up for questioning over allegedly inciting students of affiliated colleges to join the stir at the varsity's Marina campus.
Supreme Court issues notice to the Centre on a batch of pleas challenging the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019.
SC decides to examine constitutional validity of Citizenship Amendment Act
The Supreme Court on Wednesday decided to examine the constitutional validity of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act but refused to stay its operation.
The Act provides citizenship rights to certain class of refugees who have come to India from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.
People don't know about the Act in Jamia, says lawyer Ashwini Upadhyay
CJI Bobde calls Attorney General (AG) KK Venugopal & says there is “unusual request” from lawyer Ashwini Upadhyay who says he visited Jamia & people don't know about the Act, can you publicise the Citizenship Amendment Act?
AG says "government authorities can publish the Act".
CAA 'unconstitutional', shouldn't be enforced in Maha: Chavan
Senior Congress leader Ashok Chavan on Wednesday dubbed the amended Citizenship Act as "unconstitutional", and said it should not be implemented in Maharashtra.
Raising the matter in the Maharashtra Assembly, Chavan said, "It is an unconstitutional Act. It should not be implemented in the state."
"Some college students in Maharashtra have disapproved of the amended Citizenship Act. They have expressed their solidarity with people of the north-east as well," the former chief minister noted.
To protest is our democratic right, but keep your emotions under control: Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid
Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari has called on the people of the country to exercise restraint and keep their emotions under control while demonstrating.
"To protest is the democratic right of the people of India. No one can stop us from doing so. However, it is important that it is controlled. Keeping our emotions in control is the most important part," he said while addressing a gathering here on Tuesday.
Bukhari urged the people, including the youth, to not be provoked by nefarious elements.
8 long-distance trains to be restored to help stranded passengers6 people arrested so far over Tuesday's protest in Delhi: Additional DCP (North-East) RP Meena
Imam of Jama Masjid, Parliament House, moves HC for action against police officials involved in violence at Jamia university
The HC has agreed to hear the Imam's plea on Thursday.
CAA Protests: 'Will see how you implement it': Mamata challenges Amit Shah
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday hit the streets for the third consecutive day against the amended citizenship law and NRC.
According to PTI, the West Bengal Chief Minister also said "BJP wants to turn the entire country into a detention centre but we will not let that happen."
She also commented on Amit Shah's statement on Tuesday that Aadhaar is not a determining factor for Citizenship.
"Amit Shah said Aadhaar card is not a proof (of citizenship) - then why are you linking everything with it?" Banerjee asked.