No Stay On CAA For Now, Says Top Court; Centre Has 4 Weeks To Respond
Thursday, January 23, 2020, 7:58 AM
Amid widespread protests against the the Citizenship Amendment Act or CAA, SC is set to hear over 140 petitions on the new citizenship law. A three-judge bench led by Chief Justice SA Bobde is hearing the petitions, most of which demand that the law be withdrawn. The petitions contend that the new law is illegal and stands against the basic structure of the Constitution.