Congress leader P Chidambaram in Chennai on Citizenship Amendment Act: It is not a battle between Muslims and Central Government. But, it is a battle between people of India and BJP. We are supposed to speak about the economy, however, we are talking about CAA and NRC. (23.02)
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray after meeting PM Narendra Modi in Delhi: We have discussed on Citizenship Amendment Act, National Register of Citizens and National Population Register.I have already cleared my stance on these issues. No one should be scared of CAA.
Delhi: Women protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act in Jaffrabad metro station area. Heavy security deployed.
#ExpressOpinion | If there has been dissidence against the amendment to the citizenship law, it is because of this kind of ugly nationalism, writes @tavleen_singh
Chandrashekharan: Only fault with Citizenship Amendment Act is that it should be clear that this isn’t amending Citizenship, but is amending the original law
#NewsAlert – Three students fined Rs 5,000 each by University of Hyderabad for organising a 'Shaheen Bagh Night' event against Citizenship (Amendment) Act on campus after 9:00 PM in violation of varsity regulations, PTI reports.
Rajinikanth: Citizenship Amendment Act will not affect any citizen of our country, if it affects Muslims then I will be the first person to stand up for them. NPR is a necessity to find out about the outsiders. It has been clarified that NRC has not been formulated yet.
"We are concerned that India’s new Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019 is fundamentally discriminatory in nature. We hope the Supreme Court of #India will consider carefully the compatibility of the law with India’s international human rights obligations." -- @UNHumanRights
In 2003, speaking in Rajya Sabha, Dr Manmohan Singh, then Leader of Opposition, asked for a liberal approach to granting citizenship to minorities, who are facing persecution, in neighbouring countries such as Bangladesh and Pakistan. Citizenship Amendment Act does just that...