Topic: Citizenship Bill
CAA: Home ministry invites citizenship applications from non-Muslim refugees from Afghan, Pak, B’desh
The Narendra Modi government on Friday invited non-Muslims like Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists and Christians belonging to Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan and residing in 13 districts in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Haryana and Punjab to apply for Indian citizenship.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said that his party will protect every principle of the Assam Accord and will never implement the Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA if voted to power in the state.
Criticising the Narendra Modi government for its agricultural laws and the ongoing farmers’ protest, AIMIM supremo and MP Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday said that the Prime Minister Modi's use of words such as ‘parasites’ and ‘Aandolan Jeevi’ is very similar to Hitler’s use of language.
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) youth leader Udhayanidhi Stalin said the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) affected the Muslims a lot and his party was the first party in the state to oppose the act.
Alameda County, an American city has passed a resolution against India’s Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR) by declaring laws "are discriminatory towards Muslims, caste oppressed minorities, women and indigenous people."
From glorifying CM candidates to using dry development rhetoric, this state election is garden-variety for political parties even as young Muslim, Dalit and Adivasi voters forage for progressive undercurrents in Bihar after CAA and Hathras.