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Pakistan slams India’s ‘controversial’ citizenship law

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday registered a strong protest against India’s controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) was originally passed in 2019...

Human Rights Watch calls on India to repeal its ‘discriminatory’ citizenship law

The report said the new Indian measures have spurred violence against Muslims.

Protests in New Delhi against India’s citizenship law ahead of Trump visit

Hundreds of people supporting the new law clashed with those opposing it, with the two groups pelting each other with stones in the Maujpur area in the northeastern part of the city.

Indian government seeks to woo Bollywood stars as citizenship law protests rage on

Event hosted by senior BJP leaders aimed to “facilitate a discussion on myths and realities pertaining to the (CAA)”.

Tourists stay away from Taj Mahal as protests flare in India

India’s tourism industry has been hit by a wave of violent anti-government protests against a new citizenship law that have rocked several cities this month, with at least seven countries issuing travel warnings.

The ‘lathi’: India’s colonial vintage anti-protest weapon

At least 27 people have died in the past two weeks of protests, mostly from bullets

Norwegian told to leave India after joining citizenship law protest

Critics say the exclusion of Muslims is discriminatory and that the award of citizenship based on religion violates India’s secular constitution

Ra One director urges Bollywood stars to break silence over citizenship law

None of the Khans have made a public statement about the issue yet.

‘Mulk’ director urges Bollywood stars to break silence

At least 21 people have died since crowds took to the streets enraged by the Hindu nationalist-led government’s legislation, which critics say discriminates against Muslims.

India beefs up security amid outrage against citizenship law

New York-based Human Rights Watch criticised the police action and called on them to stop using unnecessary lethal force against demonstrators

BJP loses state election amid protests over citizenship law

The loss comes in the middle of a sometimes deadly wave of nationwide protests triggered by a new citizenship law.

Police fire tear gas as Delhi protesters vent anger at citizenship law

On Sunday protesters in South Delhi, including locals and students from Jamia Milia University, torched some buses, cars and two-wheelers.

Protesters set fire to train stations in India over citizenship law

Resistance to the bill has been the strongest in the tea-growing Assam state, where a movement against illegal immigrants from its neighbouring Bangladesh has simmered for decades

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