Citizenship law

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    Democratic S Asian forces should rally against Hindutva politics

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 27, 2020

    THE attacks on the people rallying against India’s contentious citizenship law in Delhi, which began on Monday and are reported to have left 22 dead...

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    CAA violence toll rises to 27 in Delhi

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:01pm on February 26, 2020

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi called for calm on Wednesday after Delhi’s worst violence in decades left at least 27 people dead and calls for...

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    13 killed, many injured in Delhi as Trump visits

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 06:57pm on February 25, 2020

    Clashes over a contentious citizenship law roiled India’s capital for a second day Tuesday — coinciding with a visit by US president Donald Trump —as...

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    Hindu nationalist opens fire at citizenship law protesters

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:19am on January 31, 2020

    A suspected Hindu nationalist Thursday live-streamed himself minutes before opening fire on university students protesting against India’s new citizenship law. One student was reportedly shot...

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    Bangladesh PM questions purpose of CAA in India

    New Age Desk | Updated at 04:42pm on January 19, 2020

    Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said she did not understand the purpose of the Citizenship Amendment Act passed in India that aims to offer citizenship...

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    Police battle anti-Modi protesters over citizenship law

    Agence France-Presse . Kolkata | Updated at 05:11pm on January 12, 2020

    Indian police baton-charged protesters Sunday to stop them reaching prime minister Narendra Modi’s car as nationwide protests against a bitterly disputed citizenship law entered a...

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    Internet restrictions ahead of fresh India protests

    Agence France-Presse . Lucknow, India | Updated at 05:26pm on December 27, 2019

    Mobile internet was cut on Friday in parts of India's most populous state and thousands of riot police were deployed as authorities readied for fresh...

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    India protests rage as death toll rises to 21

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 06:01pm on December 21, 2019

    Thousands of people joined fresh rallies against a contentious citizenship law in India on Saturday, with 21 killed so far in this month’s unrest. Prime...