SC says the petitions challenging CAA will be heard by five-judge bench.

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THE TIMES OF INDIA | JAN 22, 2020, 11:20:03 IST
CAA live: SC says anti-CAA petitions from Assam and Tripura will be heard separately
Pro- and anti-CAA campaigns continue across the country, more than a month after it was passed in Parliament. Stay with TOI for live updates.
11:20 (IST), JAN 22
SC says the petitions challenging CAA will be heard by five-judge bench.
11:17 (IST), JAN 22
SC says anti-CAA petitions from Assam and Tripura will be heard separately.
11:15 (IST), JAN 22
SC says Assam problem with CAA is quite different from rest of the country as the earlier cut off date for citizenship was March 24, 1971, which under CAA now is Dec 31, 2014. So, SC decides to segregate Assam anti-CAA petitions for separate hearing from other pleas challenging CAA.
11:12 (IST), JAN 22
Attorney General KK Venugopal says, Centre has prepared a preliminary affidavit that will be filed today. AM Singhvi says, UP has started the process, it is irrevocable as once citizenship is granted it can’t be taken back
11:05 (IST), JAN 22
SC says it will not grant any stay on CAA without hearing Centre.
11:05 (IST), JAN 22
CAA pleas: Centre says it wants time to respond to pleas which have not been served on it
11:03 (IST), JAN 22
Senior advocate Kapil Sibal urges SC to put on hold operation of CAA and postpone exercise of NPR for time being.
11:03 (IST), JAN 22
SC says it may refer pleas to decide validity of CAA to larger constitution bench.
11:03 (IST), JAN 22
AG K K Venugopal for Centre says govt has been given copies of around 60 pleas out of 143 petitions challenging CAA.
11:02 (IST), JAN 22
Supreme Court hearing on petitions related to CAA: Kapil Sibal says, court to decide whether this case should be referred to the Constitution Bench
10:58 (IST), JAN 22
SC says it will not pass any exparte stay on CAA or NPR.
10:58 (IST), JAN 22
The Attorney General told CJI SA Bobde that this court has to issue some direction on who can come to court, some rules are to be framed. He also said that Supreme Court of the United States and Supreme Court of Pakistan have regulations for visitors inside courtroom.
10:58 (IST), JAN 22
Before the hearing began Attorney General KK Venugopal complained about the crowd in CJI’s court for the hearing, he said, ”atmosphere has to be peaceful and calm, especially in Supreme Court”.
10:57 (IST), JAN 22
Hearing over 140 petitions challenging & supporting CAA begins in Supreme Court
10:25 (IST), JAN 22
Popular Front of India (PFI) national secretary Anis Ahmed, in his petition, challenged not only the CAA but also the amendments made to related legislation, rules and orders. He stated religion has never been a criterion for citizenship.
10:22 (IST), JAN 22
The petitioners who’ve challenged CAA are Indian Union Muslim League, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh, RJD leader Manoj Jha, Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra, AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi, Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind, All Assam Students Union (AASU), Peace Party, SFI, & CPI among others
10:22 (IST), JAN 22
Supreme Court bench comprising Chief Justice of India SA Bobde, Justice S Abdul Nazeer and Justice Sanjiv Khanna set to hear over 140 petitions challenging and supporting Citizenship Amendment Act today.
08:59 (IST), JAN 22
Let them protest, but we won’t budge on CAA: Amit Shah
Union home minister Amit Shah on Tuesday sharpened his attack on anti-CAA protesters, saying the government was not scared of agitation, and firmly ruled out the repeal of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act. Raking up the JNU violence at a rally in Lucknow, Shah said those who raise anti-India slogans would be put behind bars. Read more
08:54 (IST), JAN 22
Supreme Court to hear pleas challenging CAA today
Ths Supreme Court to hear today around 144 petitions related to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), including petitions challenging the Constitutional validity of CAA & transfer petitions filed by the Central government. Read more
08:52 (IST), JAN 22
To oppose CAA, Bengal calls speci

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