Sunday, 4 December, 2022
TopicCAA

Topic: CAA

Desi global minority index puts India at top, says CAA protest ‘notable sign of status of Muslims’

Week after U. S report claimed religious freedom & related human rights in India under threat, Patna-based Centre for Policy Analysis gives country top rank in inclusivity & global minority index.

‘BJP makes empty promises before elections’ — Mamata reaches out to Matuas, but opposes CAA

At a rally in Nadia, Bengal CM claims BJP is using Citizenship (Amendment) Act for Gujarat polls & asserts Matuas are very much citizens of this country.

CAA, Delhi riot among ‘triggers’ — Delhi Police find Jahangirpuri ‘conspiracy’ in WhatsApp chats

Delhi Police Crime Branch Thursday filed a 2,063-page chargesheet in connection with Jahangirpuri violence, which erupted on 16 April during a Hanuman Jayanti procession.

Amit Shah vows to implement CAA once ‘Covid wave’ ends, Mamata says BJP playing ‘one-sided game’

This is Union Home Minister Amit Shah's first visit to West Bengal since Mamata Banerjee rode to power for a third consecutive term as chief minister in 2021.

CAA, CDS, OBCs – Modi govt has perfected the art of creating big bang headlines & dithering

Narendra Modi is arguably the most popular leader. And yet, most of the government’s big bang reforms are seeing no progress.

3rd deadline missed, Bengal BJP leaders to knock on PM Modi’s door to protest CAA delay

CAA was passed by Parliament in 2019, but central government yet to form rules for its implementation. On 9 January, it missed the third deadline extension.

Over 6 lakh Indians have given up Indian citizenship since 2017, govt informs Parliament 

4,177 people granted Indian citizenship from 2016 to 2020, MoS Home Nityanand Rai says in written reply to Lok Sabha. A total of 10,645 people had applied.

BJP ally NPP demands repeal of CAA at NDA as well as all-party meetings

Agatha Sangma, NPP leader and MP from Tura in Meghalaya, said like the farm laws, govt should also repeal CAA bearing in mind the sentiments of people of the Northeast.

Tamil Nadu govt passes resolution against CAA, says law betrayed Sri Lankan refugees

CM Stalin said CAA usurped the rights of the refugees who wanted to settle down in India and was against Indian constitution. BJP MLAs staged a walkout opposing the resolution.

At all-party meet on Afghanistan crisis, Modi govt finds Shiv Sena support on CAA

At the meeting, the Modi govt said it is currently following a ‘wait and watch’ policy and the main focus is to evacuate people from the crisis-hit country.

On Camera

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Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.