Protests over the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) has been spreading across the country with students, some sections of the civil society and opposition political parties holding demonstrations at several places urging the Centre to revoke the Act.
The Delhi-Gurgaon highway came to a nearly nine hour standstill on Thursday with traffic backlog extending for around 6 kilometres in view of the anti CAA Protests.
Delhi is bracing for another day of protests against Citizenship Amendment Act today,
05:25 PM | Metro Updates:
Entry & exit gates of Central Secretariat closed, Interchange facility available: DMRC
05:10 PM | Government ready to accept suggestions from those opposing CAA: Reports
05:00 PM | Anti-CAA protests in UP
violence spreads across Uttar Pradesh; one person has been killed in Firozabad violence.
05:00 PM | Metro Updates:
Entry & exit gates of Mandi House and Janpath are closed: DMRC
04:50 PM | Mobile internet services suspended in Bhopal, MP
04:45 PM | Anti-CAA protesters march from Seelampur to Jama Masjid barefoot
Protesters rallying against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) marched from Seelampur in Delhi to the Jama Masjid on Friday. Thousands of protesters are marching barefoot with anti-NRC and anti-CAA placards and the National Flag. The police has removed barricades.
04:00 PM | Metro Updates:
Entry & exit gates of Johri Enclave, Shiv Vihar, Dilshad Garden are closed
12:25 PM | Citizens to hold protest at India Gate today at 5 PM
12:05 PM | Security tightened outside Delhi’s Shastri Bhawan
Security has been tightened outside Delhi’s Shastri Bhavan as police teams have set up barricades. There are reports of possible protests outside the Central HRD ministry’s office at Shastri Bhavan. view of this, security arrangements were increased outside Shastri Bhavan
11:30 AM | Section 144 in northeast Delhi
Section 144 has been imposed in 12 out of 14 stations of northeast Delhi.
10:30 AM | Delhi Police denies Chandrashekhar Azad permission to attend protest march from Jama Masjid
Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad has been denied permission for a protest march from Jama Masjid to Jantar Mantar on Friday by Delhi Police. The march over the new Citizenship Act is scheduled at 2 pm from Jama Masjid in Old Delhi.
10:20 AM | Delhi: Traffic movement shut in Mathura Road, Kalindi Kunj
In the national capital, the traffic department today advised people to take DND or Akshardham to reach Delhi as road No. 13A between Mathura Road and Kalindi Kunj was closed for vehicular movement.
09:50 AM | All the metro stations in Delhi have been opened
DMRC has said that entry and exit gates of metro stations have been opened. Normal services have been restored in all stations.
09:30 AM | Internet services restored in Assam
Nine days after the mobile and internet services were suspended following violent protests against the amended citizenship Act in Assam, the services have resumed on Friday.