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‘Indian Muslims need not worry about CAA’
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‘Indian Muslims need not worry about CAA’

January 25, 2020

BJP National Organising General Secretary B.L. Santhosh allays fears about Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) Says no one can snatch away citizenship of minorities; targets Opposition for smear campaign and disinformation Mysore/Mysuru: BJP National Organising General Secretary Bommarabettu Laxmijanardhana Santhosh, better known as B.L. Santhosh has dispelled fears about the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) Act saying…

Supreme Court refuses stay on CAA
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Supreme Court refuses stay on CAA

January 22, 2020

New Delhi:  The Supreme Court this morning made it clear that it will not grant any stay on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) without hearing the Centre and said it may refer pleas challenging the validity of the Act to a larger Constitution Bench.  A Bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde is hearing a batch…

Musings on Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa’s defence of CAA — 2
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Musings on Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa’s defence of CAA — 2

January 14, 2020

[Continued from yesterday] The sea is dangerous and its storms terrible, but these obstacles have never been sufficient reason to remain ashore.”— Ferdinand Magellan, Portuguese explorer (1480-1521) As I mentioned yesterday in this column,     Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa, as if inspired by the philosophy of the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan quoted above, refused to…

Warning: A New Generation Rises
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Warning: A New Generation Rises

January 14, 2020

By T.J.S. George What is happening to our country?  Suddenly, it is a ship drifting in a storm, rudderless and captainless.  The brutality that was unleashed in JNU last week was unprecedented, more in-your-face than the violence that recently rocked Jamia Milia and Aligarh.  The goons, who beat up students and teachers at JNU, were…

‘Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed was made President of India as a reward for building Muslim vote-bank of illegal immigrants for Congress’
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‘Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed was made President of India as a reward for building Muslim vote-bank of illegal immigrants for Congress’

January 14, 2020

Thus spake Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa Acclaimed Novelist and Saraswathi Samman awardee Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa has said that Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed was made the President of India in return for his efforts to consolidate the Muslim vote-bank in favour of Congress party. Replying to questions by scribes at a press conference called at his residence in…

Citizenship Amendment Act comes into effect
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Citizenship Amendment Act comes into effect

January 11, 2020

New Delhi:  The Centre yesterday announced that the Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA has come into force from January 10, 2020.  In a gazette notification, the Union Home Ministry said that the Act under which non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan will be given Indian citizenship, will come into force from Jan. 10. “In…

Former SC Judge opposes CAA
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Former SC Judge opposes CAA

January 5, 2020

Mysuru: Former Supreme Court Judge Justice B.N. Srikrishna said that the Centre’s decision to grant citizenship to religiously persecuted minorities from other countries under the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) is not correct. He was speaking at an interaction on the topic ‘Is Human Rights a British Legacy?,’ organised by the Peoples Union For civil Liberties…

Over 10,000 stage demo against CAA, NRC in city
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Over 10,000 stage demo against CAA, NRC in city

December 26, 2019

Mysuru: The Town Hall in the heart of the city was a sea of humanity this morning as over 10,000 people, majority of them from the minority community, assembled at the venue to stage anti-CAA  and anti-NRC demonstration organised under the banner of Mysuru United Muslim Welfare Trust. Various other organisations such as DSS, University…

KR BJP holds awareness programme on Citizenship Act
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KR BJP holds awareness programme on Citizenship Act

December 26, 2019

Mysuru: Even as protests continue to rage across the country opposing the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the KR Unit of the BJP held ‘Janajagrutigagi Vichara Vinimaya,’ an awareness programme on CAA, marking the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Vidyashankara Kalyana Mantapa in Agrahara here yesterday. The programme in which many…

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