Citizenship law

Opposition grows

Protests in Delhi, Bengal, Aligarh

Opposition grows

Jamia Millia Islamia University students in Delhi protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Act. PTI

Pm-Abe summit put off

New Delhi: Japanese PM Shinzo Abe’s visit to India for an annual summit with PM Narendra Modi in Guwahati has been cancelled in the wake of violence in N-E.

Flood of pleas in sc

A dozen pleas, including by Congress’ Jairam Ramesh and Trinamool’s Mahua Moitra, filed in the SC.

UN: fundamentally biased

The UN human rights office has described the Act as ‘fundamentally discriminatory in nature’.

‘States have to implement’

A top MHA official said states can’t refuse to implement the new Citizenship Act.

Amit Shah’s N-E visit off

Amit Shah has put off his 2-day visit to Meghalaya & Arunachal.

Bandh in Malerkotla

Sangrur: Malerkotla remained shut in protest against the Bill. After Friday prayers, residents organised a protest. Hindus and Sikhs too supported the bandh.

Rly stations vandalised

In Bengal, protesters resorted to violence and arson at railway stations and thoroughfares across the state, seeking revocation of the legislation.


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