Friday, 7 October, 2022
TopicCitizenship Amendment Act

Topic: Citizenship Amendment Act

Bengal BJP leaders meet Modi, call for speedy CAA rollout so ‘those eligible can benefit’

The delegation of party leaders also invited the PM to visit West Bengal and lambasted the state government.

Off The Cuff with Conrad Kongkal Sangma

On this edition of ThePrint's Off The Cuff, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma talks to Editor-in-chief Shekhar Gupta and Angana Chakrabarti about the political...

No possibility of CAA repeal, says minister Naqvi as farm laws U-turn revives demand

Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi says 'people have started playing minority politics around CAA', adding that 'it has got nothing to do with Indian citizens'.

18 months after photos of uniformed cops questioning kids, police admits violation in Bidar case

Sedition FIR was filed against Shaheen Primary School in 2020 for a play allegedly critical of CAA and NRC. Police has now admitted violation of Juvenile Justice Act rules during probe in the case.

Letter on Indians in Afghanistan is as a concerned citizen: Congress’ Shergill after CAA row

Congress' Jaiveer Shergill wrote to the foreign minister demanding India evacuate Hindus & Sikhs stuck in Afghanistan. This was construed by many as being in favour of CAA, a law his party opposes.

‘Every nation has citizen data’ — Mohan Bhagwat bats for NRC, says nothing to do with Muslims

Speaking at a book launch in Guwahati, Bhagwat also said that citizenship laws will provide protection to persecuted minorities in neighbouring countries.

With CAA rules nowhere in sight, Centre allows 5 states to implement religion-based citizenship

The new notification empowers the collectors of 13 districts — and the home secretaries in Punjab & Haryana — to accept, verify and ultimately grant religion-based citizenship.

CAA will be implemented in time in Assam, says JP Nadda

The BJP President said that the party is committed to protect and preserve the 'identity and culture' of Assam, keeping the 'natural process of cultural change intact'.

CM Biren Singh wants Bose statue at Moirang where INA flag was hoisted first time, says PM keen

Manipur CM Biren Singh also tells ThePrint he is confident BJP will win West Bengal and retain Assam where 'there will be no impact of CAA'.

Why Congress is walking tightrope on CAA: Fiercely against it in Assam but muted in Bengal

Congress has promised to build an anti-CAA memorial if it comes to power in Assam but is not raking up the issue in Bengal, which is also due for polls this year.

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Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.

Defence

Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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