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Citizenship Bill: Cong slams govt, says it is attack on Constitution and idea of India

New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday slammed the government over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill with several leaders, including former party chief Rahul Gandhi, describing the proposed legislation as antithetical to the Constitution and the idea of India. Anyone who supports it is attempting to destroy the foundation of the country, Rahul Gandhi said on Twitter a […]

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Modi attacks Cong over Art 370, Ayodhya

Modi attacks Cong over Art 370, Ayodhya

Says it presided over corrupt governments

Jamshedpur/Khunti: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched a two-pronged attack on the Congress, accusing it of procrastinating resolution of national issues like Article 370 and the Ayodhya dispute, and presiding over “corrupt and unstable” governments in Jharkhand. Stumping for BJP nominees for the Jharkhand assembly polls, Modi harped on the repeal of provisions of […]

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No plans to issue single card for all utilities: Govt tells LS

NEW DELHI: The government has no plans to issue a single card to all citizens of the country for all utilities, it informed Lok Sabha on Tuesday. Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai, however, said the government has proposed to prepare and update the National Population Register from April 1, 2020, to September […]

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99pc Muslims want review of SC judgment on Ayodhya dispute: AIMPLB

99pc Muslims want review of SC judgment on Ayodhya dispute: AIMPLB

Lucknow: The All India Muslim Personal Law Board on Sunday asserted that 99 per cent of Muslims in the country want a review of the unanimous Supreme Court verdict on the Ayodhya dispute. The AIMPLB, which was not a party to the law suit, has previously said a review petition will be filed by December […]

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21 Pakistani migrants granted Indian citizenship by Raj govt

21 Pakistani migrants granted Indian citizenship by Raj govt

Jaipur: The Rajasthan government on Wednesday granted Indian citizenship to 21 Pakistani migrants who have been living here for about 19 years, officials said. These people were living here after being displaced from Pakistan. As they had no Indian citizenship, they were finding difficulties in getting government jobs and availing benefits of various schemes, District […]

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Former CIA official sentenced to 19 years in prison in Chinese espionage case

Former CIA official sentenced to 19 years in prison in Chinese espionage case

Washington: A US court has been sentenced a former CIA official to 19 years of imprisonment on charges of spying for China. Jerry Chun Shing Lee, 55, has been sentenced on Friday for conspiring to communicate, deliver and transmit national defence information to China. According to court documents, Lee left the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) […]

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India rejects Pak’s reference to Jammu and Kashmir at UNSC

United Nations: India has strongly rejected references to Kashmir by Pakistan in the UN Security Council and asserted that Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of the country. Pakistan’s newly appointed envoy to the UN Munir Akram, speaking in the Council for the first time since assuming charge, raked up the issue of Kashmir. Akram […]

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Pakistan rejects Indian tourism plans in Siachen

Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday said the Siachen area, the world’s highest battlefield, was a disputed territory and could not be opened for tourism by India. Responding to media reports that India was starting tourism in the Siachen area, Pakistan Foreign Office Spokesperson Muhammad Faisal said, “India forcibly occupied Siachen Glacier and it is a disputed area. […]

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Pak successfully test-fires nuclear-capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile

Pak successfully test-fires nuclear-capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile

Islamabad: Pakistan on Monday successfully test-fired a nuclear-capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile which can strike targets up to 650 kilometres, bringing a number of Indian cities under its range. The test-firing of the Shaheen-I missile by the Pakistani military took place amidst Indo-Pak tensions over New Delhi revoking Jammu and Kashmir’s special status. According to Director […]

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Armies of India, China sensible enough to reduce tensions on LAC: Rajnath

Armies of India, China sensible enough to reduce tensions on LAC: Rajnath

Bum La (Arunachal Pradesh): Despite differences in perception between India and China on the boundary issue, the armies of the two countries have been sensible enough to reduce tensions along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said here on Friday. He also said that there has been no tension at LAC […]

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