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Pak slams India over ‘discriminatory‘ citizenship bill

Pak slams India over ‘discriminatory‘ citizenship bill

Pakistan has the Citizenship Amendment Bill and called it “malafide intent” by New Delhi to “interfere” in the affairs of neighbouring countries. The Lok Sabha passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslim refugees coming from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan after facing religious persecution there, a little past midnight on Monday. According to the proposed […]

by × December 11, 2019 ×
Not one bullet fired in J-K: Amit Shah in Lok Sabha

Not one bullet fired in J-K: Amit Shah in Lok Sabha

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said the local administration of Jammu and Kashmir will take a call on release of detained political leaders in the valley and the Centre won‘t interfere in the process. Shah said the government has no intention to keep any leader under custody even for one more day. He was responding to a question by […]

by × December 11, 2019 ×
Scientists, scholars call to scrap citizenship bill

Scientists, scholars call to scrap citizenship bill

Over 1,000 scientists and scholars have signed a petition demanding that the Citizenship Amendment Bill in its current form be withdrawn. The Lok Sabha passed the bill a little past midnight on Monday after a heated debate that lasted over seven hours. It seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslim refugees coming from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan after facing religious […]

by × December 11, 2019 ×
Maoist Ramanna, with bounty of Rs 40 lakh, dead: Cops

Maoist Ramanna, with bounty of Rs 40 lakh, dead: Cops

A top Maoist leader, who was at the helm of Naxal activities in Chhattisgarh‘s Bastar region and carried a reward of Rs 40 lakh on his head, has died of a heart attack, a senior police said on Tuesday.  Ravulu Srinivas alias Ramanna, who was in his late 50s, died at a forest in Bijapur district last week, he said.  However, […]

by × December 10, 2019 ×
Jaipur theatres stop screening Panipat

Jaipur theatres stop screening Panipat

IMAGE: National Democratic Party workers stage a protest against the film Panipat outside Rajmandir Cinema Hall in Jaipur on Monday. Photograph: PTI Photo Several theatres in Jaipur stopped screening Ashutosh Gowariker‘s Panipat on Monday, amid criticism by Jat groups over the film‘s portrayal of Bharatpur‘s Maharaja Surajmal. Jat groups and political leaders, including state ministers, have criticised the portrayal of Maharaja Surajmal and demanded […]

by × December 10, 2019 ×