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LIVE | Supreme Court Refuses To Stay Operation Of Citizenship Amendment Act, Fixes January 22 As Next Date Of Hearing

Protests Are Being Held At Several Places Against The Amended Citizenship Act.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Raghwendra Shukla | Updated on: 18 Dec 2019, 11:44:49 AM
These petitions have been filed in Supreme Court by Congress leader Jairam Ramesh, the Indian Union Muslim League, and others.

New Delhi:

The Supreme Court will on Wednesday hear around 60 petitions challenging the Citizenship Amendment Act. These petitions have been filed by Asom Gana Parishad, an ally of the ruling BJP in Assam, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh, the Indian Union Muslim League, and others. The petition will be heard by a three-judge bench headed by CJI SA Bobde. The other judges in the bench are Justices BR Gavai and Surya Kant. Protests are being held at several places against the amended Citizenship Act.

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Delhi Police held a flag march in Mustafabad and Ghonda areas today. Joint CP Alok Kumar says, "We want to give a message that strict action will be taken against those who try to disrupt law and order in the area. Sec 144 has been imposed. Situation is completely under control and peaceful".

6 people arrested so far, they are locals, identification of others is still underway. Three FIRs have been registered at Seelampur, Jafrabad, & Dayalpur: Additional DCP (North-East) RP Meena on violence during yesterday's protest against Citizenship Amendment Act

Country is in flames but Karnataka is an island of peace. I read on social media that they've given instructions to implement this law in K'taka. I'm warning the CM that if you implement it (CAA) here then I swear K'taka will be blown up into cinders. 

An attempt is being made to drag AAP's name in the recent incidents. Why will AAP do this? How will we be benefit? We all should maintain peace. Only those who are fearing defeat in the upcoming elections are inciting riots: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

DMK President, MK Stalin in Chennai: We had a party meeting on the Citizenship Amendment Act, brought by the central government. We passed a resolution for its revocation. We will hold a rally in Chennai against this Act on 23rd December. 

Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party workers stage protest against Citizenship Amendment Act

Former Congress MLA Asif Khan, named in FIR on Jamia Violence, to surrender at 2 pm. 

A Bench of Chief Justice SA Bobde, Justice BR Gavai and Justice Surya Kant refuses to stay the implementation of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019. Supreme Court says it will hear the pleas in January.

Supreme Court issues notice to the Central government on all 59 PILs filed challenging the Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019.

Supreme Court issues notice to center over PILs filed against Citizenship Amendment Act 

Satish Chandra Mishra, BSP MP after his party's delegation met President Ram Nath Kovind: We also requested to constitute a judicial inquiry to look into the atrocities of police against innocent students across the country.

Tamil Nadu: All party meeting over Citizenship Amendment Act begins at DMK headquarters in Chennai. The meeting is being chaired by DMK President MK Stalin.

Delhi Joint Commissioner of Police: Section-144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) has been imposed in North East District.

A Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) parliamentary delegation is meeting President Ram Nath Kovind over Citizenship Amendment Act.

Okhla underpass and a portion of Mathura Road were closed for traffic movement on Wednesday morning, the Delhi Traffic Police said. 

A three-judge bench headed by CJI SA Bobde will hear petitions against Citizenship Amendment Act. 

Delhi Police files 2 FIRs in connection with yesterday's Jafrabad incident under the IPC sections for rioting&damaging public property. 5 people have been detained, their backgrounds are being checked by Police. One FIR also registered in Brijpuri under IPC sections for stone pelting.

To protest is the democratic right of the people of India, no one can stop us from doing it. However, it is important that it is done in control, keeping our emotions in control is the most important part: Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid, Syed Ahmed Bukhari

The FIR filed by Police in connection with Jamia Millia Islamia incident also states that police had entered into the campus with limited force to identify miscreants and for safety of students.

The FIR filed by Police in connection with Jamia Millia Islamia incident states that a total of 75 tear gas shells were used by police to disperse the mob at the university. It also states that 7-8 students & miscreants were pelting stones from inside the university gates.

Similarly people going to Noida from Mathura road are advised to take Ashram Chowk, DND or Noida link road. Okhla underpass going towards Kalindi Kunj is also closed for traffic movement.

Road No. 13A between Mathura Road and Kalindi Kunj is closed for traffic movement. People coming from Noida are advised to take DND or Akshardham to reach Delhi: Delhi Traffic Police

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Parliamentary delegation to meet President Ram Nath Kovind over Citizenship Amendment Act, today.

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First Published : 18 Dec 2019, 09:25:01 AM