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MZP burns copy of CAA rules

Aizawl, March 12: Mizoram’s apex student body Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP) on Tuesday burnt a copy of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA),2019 rules to protest the implementation of the CAA. The demonstration was held in front of the organisation’s office at Aizawl’s Treasury Square. The Centre on Monday implemented the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, notifying the rules four years after the contentious law was passed by Parliament to fast-track citizenship for undocumented non-Muslim migrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan who came to India before December 31, 2014. According to the...

CAA rules to be framed after booster dose exercise is over: Amit Shah

NEW DELHI, August 2: Union home minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said that the laws regarding Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) will be framed after the Covid precaution dose vaccination exercise is over. The statement by Amit Shah comes after BJP leader from West Bengal Suvendu Adhikari Tuesday urged him to implement the citizenship law at the earliest. Adhikari told reporters that the issue of CAA, slammed by critics for its alleged anti-Muslim bias, implementation is very critical for West Bengal where a large number of people who can benefit from...