Bhumidhar Burman, the revenue minister of Assam in 2009 had informed the state Assembly that two detention camps would be set up to house illegal immigrants. It is clear that the detention centres had come up in 2008-09 under the Tarun Gogoi government.
In Assam alone, 70,000 persons, who were declared as illegal immigrants, have vanished. They were to be deported, but they have blended with the rest of the population in the country and remain untraceable.
Before the Supreme Court, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta had submitted that several illegal immigrants had blended with the local population both in Assam and other parts of the country.
Do read what the (Citizenship Amendment) Act is about, Prime Minister Modi advised these persons while stating that they should value their education. The rumours of detention centres are being spread by the urban Naxals and Congress, Modi also said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a startling remark about the protests relating to the newly amended citizenship law. He said that the Congress, its allies, educated Naxalites living in the cities – urban Naxals are spreading rumours that the Muslims will be sent to detention camps.
Do read what the Act is about, Modi advised these persons while stating that they should value their education. The rumours of detention centres are being spread by the urban Naxals and Congress, Modi also said.
B R Ambedkar had rightly written in 1940 about the weakness of the Congress in its dealing with the Muslim community. He wrote that the policy of concession has increased Muslim aggressiveness.
Bengaluru: From Khilafat 2.0 to Azadi, the protests around the amended citizenship law has seen all sorts of sloganeering.
The Congress has been accused of fanning sentiments in a bid to create fear in the minds of the Indian Muslims claiming that the new law would have a direct bearing on their existence in India. It has been made clear several times that the new law does not affect Indian Muslims and is only aimed at granting citizenship to the religiously persecuted minorities from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan.
Those listed in the FIR registered are associates of political parties such as the Congress, Aam Aadmi Party and the Left. Delhi police officials say that the violence was pre-planned and there was a sustained effort on the part of all these persons to trigger a chain of events.
New Delhi: Kasim Usmani, Chandan Kumar, Asif Tanha, Asif Khan, Ashu Khan, Mustafa and Haider are some of the names that have been listed in the FIR registered by the Delhi Police in connection with the violence that broke out at the Jamia Millia University on Sunday.
What is interesting about these names is that all are associates of political parties such as the Congress, Aam Aadmi Party and the Left. The BJP has been stating repeatedly that the protests relating to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill have been engineered by political parties and that a deliberate attempt has been made to put out a false narrative.
New Delhi, Dec 17: The Supreme Court said it will hear on December 18 pleas of the Congress and former Maharaja of Tripura Pradyot Kishor Deb Barman challenging constitutional validity of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde said it will hear the pleas along with other pending matters coming up for hearing on December 18.
Bengaluru, Dec 09: The thumping win by the BJP has ensured that it would continue to rule in Karnataka with a majority. Karnataka, no doubt has a history of electing the party in power during a by-election.
However, the fact here is that the Congress has yet proven that in Karnataka no one defeats the party, but it ends up defeating itself.
New Delhi, Nov 29: It may be a mere formality, but the floor test that Uddhav Thackeray is likely to take on Saturday would be an interesting one to watch.
Thackeray who took oath as chief minister of Maharashtra on Friday is likely to take the floor test at 2 pm. If all goes as per plan, then the Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP together have 162 MLAs on the floor of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly.
New Delhi, Nov 28: After much drama in Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress will form the government with Uddhav Thackeray at the helm of affairs. One would say that the BJP would have been better off had it not staked a claim to form the government.
The early morning swearing-in by Devendra Fadnavis turned out to be a misadventure, as he was unable to muster up the numbers. There are some lessons for the BJP to learn from this incident.
New Delhi, Nov 27: It may have appeared that the drama had ended in Maharashtra. However political analysts feel that there is more drama in store as the Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress get ready to form the next government in the state, which has been in turmoil ever since the election results were announced.