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Home ministry seeks more time to frame CAA rules -Vijaita Singh

-The Hindu Consultation process is on, it tells parliamentary committee The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) sought has asked the parliamentary committee for more time to frame the rules of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 (CAA), on the grounds that consultation process is on. The Hindu reported earlier that MHA had sought another extension on January 9 from the parliamentary committees on subordinate legislation in the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha to frame...

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Centre yet to notify rules of Citizenship Amendment Act -Vijaita Singh

-The Hindu Home Ministry did not respond if an extension has been sought from House committees The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) did not notify the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 rules till Sunday, the third extended deadline after the Act was passed. January 9 was the last day of an extension it sought from the two parliamentary committees in the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha to frame the rules. It was not...

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Two years of CAA: For many protestors, the fight has shifted from the streets to the courts -Aishwarya Iyer Most of the prominent faces of the December 2019 protests battle police cases. These days, 24-year-old Sharjeel Usmani spends most of his time travelling from one Aligarh court to another for hazri, attendance. There are four cases against the Aligarh Muslim University student, all of them connected to protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act passed by Parliament on December 11, 2019. As the law was passed, protests erupted across the country and...

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‘CAA Is Flawed, Goes Against The Tenets Of The Constitution’: Justice (Retd) AK Ganguly NEW DELHI— Justice (retd) A K Ganguly has said that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) passed by the BJP government in 2019 is flawed and goes against the fundamental tenets of the Constitution. Justice Ganguly made his comments while speaking at a webinar organized by the Forum for Democracy and Communal Amity (FDCA) on “Equality, Non-Discrimination, and Citizenship in Indian Constitution”. “In the Constitution, you will not find even a whisper of...

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Anti-CAA protests gather fresh steam

-The Hindu Rollback of farm laws spurs groups in Assam, event planned on December 12. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement on repealing the three contentious farm laws has revived groups against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in Assam with a protest planned on December 12. The CAA seeks to fast-track the granting of citizenship to non-Muslims who fled religious persecution in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Pakistan and took refuge in India till December 31, 2014. A...

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