New Delhi :
Protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act continue across the country with several activists and political parties planning to organise gatherings on Sunday as well. Meanwhile, internet services will remain suspended in the Rajasthan capital from 6 am to 8 pm today in wake of protest being staged by a community against the CAA and the protest march being taken out by the ruling Congress, to be led by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot. Meanwhile, internet services have been restored in the Aligarh district of Uttar Pradesh.
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DMK President MK Stalin in Chennai: Ruling party tried to stop DMK led rally against Citizenship Amendment Act, scheduled for tomorrow. However, court has given us permission, it is a huge victory for us. We will take out our rally abiding by the law.
Anti-CAA stir: Death toll in UP's Kanpur mounts to 3 as 30-year-old man succumbs to injuries: Police
PM Narendra Modi's election campaign speech in Delhi "full of untruths, half-truths and misleading statements": CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury, demands govt cancel NRC and withdraw CAA
Will convince BJD and JD(U) on NRC as and when it will be taken up for nationwide implementation: BJP national spokesperson GVL Narasimha Rao
— Dilip Ghosh (@DilipGhoshBJP) December 22, 2019
'Will Stop Shah From Entering Kolkata' Till CAA Is Rolled Back, Says JUH Bengal Chief
Hundreds gather in Delhi's Nizamuddin area to attend pubic meeting in protest against Citizenship Amendment Act
PM: Mamata didi went from Kolkata to UN. Few years back, she was pleading before Parliament that infiltrators coming from Bangladesh should be stopped. Didi what has happened you? Why did you change? Why are you spreading rumours? Elections come and go. Why are you scared?
PM Narendra Modi: I am very confident that those who are standing with the tricolour in their hands will also raise voice against Pakistan sponsored terrorism. They will inspire people to do that.
PM Modi: 2 weeks ago, a daughter was born at Majnu-ka-tila who was named 'nagarikta'. I want to ask miscreants & people engaged in remote control politics, if lives of 'nagarikta' & her parents become easy, if problem of any citizen of country is solved, why does it pain you?
PM Narendra Modi: There is a very simple difference, an infiltrator never reveals his identity and a refugee never hides his identity. Many of these infiltrators are coming out and speaking. Why don't they speak the truth? They are scared that their reality will come out.
PM Narendra Modi: NRC came at the time of Congress. Were they sleeping then? We neither brought NRC in cabinet nor in Parliament. If we're passing a legislation to give you ownership rights, in the same session will we bring a legislation to send you out?
PM Narendra Modi, in Delhi: Congress and its friends, some urban naxals are spreading rumours that all Muslims will be sent to detention centres...Respect your education, read what is Citizenship Amendment Act and NRC. You are educated.
PM Narendra Modi: 33,000 police personnel sacrificed their lives for peace and security in country, since independence. Today, you are brutally thrashing them. When any problem arises, police don't ask your religion or caste, whatever the weather or time they are there to help you.
PM Modi on Citizenship Law: Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Christians all were befitted, everyone who lives here was benefitted. Why did we do this? Because we live for the love of the country. We are dedicated to the mantra of 'Sabka saath, sabka vikas'.
PM on Citizenship Law: Some political parties are spreading rumours, they are misleading people and inciting them. I want to ask them, when we authroised the unauthrosied colonies, did we ask anyone their religion? Did we ask which political party they support? Did we ask for documents from 1970, 1980?
V Muraleedharan MoS MEA on protest against CAA in Kerala: There is no opposition here, both are opposition. Chief Minister and leader of Opposition are fighting (against CAA) holding Constitutional positions.They're taking taxpayers money and agitating on roads. It's ridiculous.
Kanpur: Security tightened after the protest against Citizenship Act turned violent in Yateem Khana Police Station area yesterday. SP East says "FIR registered, 12 arrested, 15 detained. CCTV footage being checked. We are appealing people to maintain peace and not believe the rumours".
Akhilesh Yadav, ex-CM & SP leader: As far as riots are concerned, those inciting riots are sitting in the govt itself. Only those sitting in the govt will be benefitted by riots. BJP is deliberately spreading hatred, scaring people. They have failed on the front of real issues.
Citizenship Amendment Act is not against any Indian Muslim, it is only to grant citizenship to persecuted religious minorities of three neighbouring nations, says Union Minister Nitin Gadkari at a rally in Maharashtra's Nagpur
Citizenship Amendment Act is not against any Indian Muslim, it is only to grant citizenship to persecuted religious minorities of three neighbouring nations, says Union Minister @nitin_gadkari at a rally in Maharashtra's Nagpur
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— News Nation (@NewsNationTV) December 22, 2019
Curfew relaxed in Mangaluru till 6 pm today by district administration, Section 144 (prohibiting assembly of more than 4 people in an area) to remain in force.
Anti-CAA stir: Situation peaceful in West Bengal; BJP, Jamait ulema-e- Hind to take out rallies in Kolkata.
Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa has announced Rs 10 lakh each as compensation to the families of the two people who died during protests against Citizenship Amendment Act in Mangaluru on December 19.
As per guidelines of Courts for situation in which demonstration turns violent, those who caused damage are deemed liable. Areas have been demarcated under ADMs. After giving 7-day notice, value of properties will be assessed for compensation: Lucknow DM, Abhishek Prakash.
We have come to know that some political leaders of Trinamool Congress want to visit here (Lucknow). We will not permit them for the same as section 144 is imposed in the area and it can make the atmosphere more tense: UP DGP, OP Singh
Delhi court sends 11 people arrested in connection with Friday violence in Seemapuri to 14 days' judicial custody, says lawyer
Daryaganj violence: Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar Aazad seeks bail, police opposes it saying he may threaten witnesses
Maharashtra: A rally in support of #CitizenshipAmendmentAct organized in Nagpur by Lok Adhikar Manch,BJP, RSS and other organizations.
— ANI (@ANI) December 22, 2019
Uttarakhand: State on high alert in view of protests against #CitizenshipAmendmentAct, leaves of all police personnel have been cancelled.
Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address a rally at Ram Leela Maidan later today, security tightened in the area BJP ally SAD demands inclusion of Muslims in Citizenship (Amendment) Act.
All schools, colleges, universities in Lucknow will remain closed till December 24.
65 arrested, 350 booked for violence in Ghaziabad during protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act.
The internet services have been restored in Mangaluru.
The Uttar Pradesh government has initiated steps to check the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) campaign that has unleashed violence in several districts.
Janata Dal-United has called upon its ally BJP to convene a meeting of ruling National Democratic Alliance over the proposal to have a countrywide National Register of Citizens
BJP ally SAD demands inclusion of Muslims in Citizenship (Amendment) Act.
Internet services have been restored in Aligarh. Services were suspended from December 15 after violence broke out during protests over
Narrow escape for Police Constable Vijendra Kumar after a bullet pierced his bullet proof vest and got stuck in his wallet that was kept in his jacket's front pocket. He says 'It happened yesterday during the protests, I really feel like this is my second life.'
Firozabad: Narrow escape for Police Constable Vijendra Kumar after a bullet pierced his bullet proof vest and got stuck in his wallet that was kept in his jacket's front pocket. He says 'It happened yesterday during the protests, I really feel like this is my second life.' pic.twitter.com/XlnkXqZX61
— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) December 22, 2019