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‘Roti-Beti’ tie with India under threat by Nepal’s citizenship amendment bill (reports @daskalyan09 )

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One example is the donation from Harman CEO Dinesh Paliwal, who argues opposition to the Citizenship Amendment Act is "noise" and suggests that the act has been "misinterpreted" by those who oppose it. The CAA is facially discriminatory against Muslims.

despite the fact slaves could not vote. This would not be repealed until the adoption of the 14th amendment in 1868 which ostensibly gave greater citizenship rights to African Americans. (4/4) #13Days13Colonies 

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Lucknow administration on Tuesday sealed two shops as part of its drive to recover damages for destruction of public and private properties during the protests held on December 19 against the Citizenship Amendment Act.

Delhi High Court reserved order on a plea filed by Sharjeel Imam challenging a trial court order which granted extension of time to Delhi Police to complete investigation&file chargesheet in a case related to inflammatory speeches during protests against Citizenship Amendment Act

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Delhi Police has filed a status report in student activist Safoora Jargar's bail matter related to anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protest.

Delhi Police has filed a status report in student activist Safoora Jargar's bail matter related to anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protest. (ANI)

Ultimately, the 13th Amendment banned slavery in the US. It was passed under Republican congressional leadership. With unanimous GOP support and against Democratic opposition, Congress passed 14th Amendment, which gave former slaves citizenship and equal protection rights. 2/2

The Supreme Court gave Manipur, Assam and Arunachal Pradesh time to respond to a plea by anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act activist Sharjeel Imam challenging FIRs registered against him in five States under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

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Let’s make a new start as the year ends. Let’s eliminate the contractors of opinion. Let’s have India speak its mind minus self-appointed spokespersons.I’m starting a weekly poll on issues that touch your life. Question of this week: Do you support the Citizenship Amendment Act?

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...

"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 

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I would like to specially applaud Home Minister@AmitShah  Ji for lucidly explaining all aspects of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019. He also gave elaborate answers to the various points raised by respective MPs during the discussion in the Lok Sabha.

The Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019 was passed by both Houses of Parliament with overwhelming support. Large number of political parties and MPs supported its passage. This Act illustrates India’s centuries old culture of acceptance, harmony, compassion and brotherhood.

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.

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Delighted that the Lok Sabha has passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 after a rich and extensive debate. I thank the various MPs and parties that supported the Bill. This Bill is in line with India’s centuries old ethos of assimilation and belief in humanitarian values.

Violent protests on the Citizenship Amendment Act are unfortunate and deeply distressing. Debate, discussion and dissent are essential parts of democracy but, never has damage to public property and disturbance of normal life been a part of our ethos.

Actor Dalip Tahil in Mumbai: The ongoing problem in Jawaharlal Nehru University is linked to the Citizenship Amendment Act. The students' protests in universities are scripted and planned.

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So-called Birthright Citizenship, which costs our Country billions of dollars and is very unfair to our citizens, will be ended one way or the other. It is not covered by the 14th Amendment because of the words “subject to the jurisdiction thereof.” Many legal scholars agree.....

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