Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Wednesday termed the violence over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act as unnecessary when Parliament had already passed it.

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Wednesday said aspects like an Assembly resolution against the National Register of Citizens (NRC) were "under the consideration" of the government.

Mumbai (Maharashtra): Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray questioned anti-CAA protests by Muslims, through his Rally at Azad Maidan, stating that it is difficult to understand their agitation as the new law not meant for them. Over the last couple of months, Raj Thackeray has been speaking in favour of the CAA and the …

In Begal, protest against Citizenship Bill turns violent and two people killed. There are reports saying that another three were critically injured on Wednesday.

Bahujan Kranti Morcha calls for Bharat Bhandh against CAA and NRC bill. Many other organisation have also been called for Bharat Bandh.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, along with other artists, took up the brush on Tuesday and created paintings to express dissent against the amended Citizenship Act and proposed NRC exercise.

The wonderful students and women who have taken to the streets against the "very divisive" Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) are giving us courage to speak up, actor-director Nandita Das has said, asserting that protests are important as they expose people to many realities.

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Monday called the Centre's plans on NPR and NRC anti-poor and pitched for conducting a caste census. Yadav has made the suggestion in the past as well. His demand now comes days after the Odisha cabinet adopted a resolution seeking revelation of caste details in the next Census.