Case filed in Chennai against MK Stalin and 8000 people
A case was filed against 8000 people, including DMK President MK Stalin for holding a rally against Citizenship amendment Act in Chennai on Monday without police permission.
Plea moved in Delhi HC seeking directions to the authorities to recover damages for destruction of property during anti-CAA protests
A plea was moved in Delhi high court on Tuesday seeking directions to the authorities to recover damages for destruction of public and private property during anti-CAA protests from those responsible.
The matter was mentioned before a bench by BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay who urged the court to either take up the issue on its own or to permit him to file an application on the same.
The court has declined any urgent hearing.
Rahul, Priyanka stopped by police from entering Meerut to meet kin of deceased protesters
Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra were stopped by police from entering Meerut on their way to meet the families of those who died during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act.
At least five protesters died in Meerut alone.
Union Cabinet approves over Rs 8500 crore for updating National Population Register
The Union Cabinet, chaired by PM Modi, approved over Rs 3,941.35 crore for updating the National Population Register (NPR), officials said.
The updating will begin from April next year.
The NPR is a list of “usual residents” of the country. A “usual resident” is defined as a person who has resided in a local area for the past six months or more or a person who intends to reside in that area for the next six months or more.
It is mandatory for every usual resident of India to register in the NPR.
Complaint filed against Sonia, Priyanka Gandhi and Owaisi for giving ‘provocative’ speeches against CAA.
A complaint was filed in the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) court in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh against Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi and journalist Ravish Kumar for giving provocative speeches against the Citizenship Amendment Act.
The case has been filed by advocate Pradeep Gupta. The court had admitted complaint in the matter and it will now be heard on January 24.
Not any Tom, Dick & Harry can protest against India: Anantkumar Hegde on German student CAA protester
After the expulsion of a German Student studying at IIT- Madras due to his participation in CAA protest, BJP MP Anantkumar Hegde tweeted “Any Tom, Dick & Harry from any part of this globe can poke themselves and involve in their s**t protest in our internal issues!! Does any other country provide such liberty? Precisely #IndiaSupportsCAA!” .
Jakob Lindenthal, has left the country on Monday night when the Bureau of Immigration authorities asked him to leave since his participation in demonstrations over domestic issues allegedly violated visa regulations.
Lindenthal was in India on an exchange programme, was attached to the Physics Department of the IIT Madras.