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Supreme Court Refuses to Stay CAA, gives 4 to Centre to Respond

Apex Court also restrained all High Courts from hearing petitions on the CAA before it decided on those pleas. AGENCIES / New Delhi The Supreme Court today refused to put on hold the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), which has attracted countrywide protests. It gave the Centre four weeks to respond to petitions on the law, … Continue reading Supreme Court Refuses to Stay CAA, gives 4 to Centre to Respond

Caste census in country will put an end to Hindu-Muslim conflict: Akhilesh Yadav

By A Correspondent / LUCKNOW Samajwadi Party (SP) president and former chief minister Akhilesh Yadav today reiterated the demand for a caste census in the country. He said that BJP was not ready for this because a caste census would put an end to Hindu-Muslim conflict. Akhilesh accused the BJP of digging out divisive issues … Continue reading Caste census in country will put an end to Hindu-Muslim conflict: Akhilesh Yadav

President confers Rashtriya Bal Puraskar awards to children

AMN / NEW DELHI President Ram Nath Kovind presented the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar, 2020 at Rashtrapati Bhavan today. The Bal Puraskar is given by government every year to recognize exceptional achievements of children in various fields. These fields are innovation, scholastic achievements, social service, arts and culture, sports and bravery. Twenty-two children who … Continue reading President confers Rashtriya Bal Puraskar awards to children

Govt extends tenure of Commission examining sub-categorization within OBC

AGENCIES Cabinet has approved the extension of tenure of the Commission constituted under Article 340 of the Constitution, to examine the issue of sub-categorization within Other Backward Classes in the Central List. Briefing media in New Delhi today, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said, the tenure has been extended by six months till 31st July this … Continue reading Govt extends tenure of Commission examining sub-categorization within OBC

“Think And Speak”:MK Stalin Urges Rajinikanth Over Periyar Comment

AGENCIES / Chennai Opposition DMK in Tamil Nadu’s has advised actor-politician Rajinikanth to rethink his comment on Tamil icon Periyar Ramasamy, which has generated huge controversy. Rajinikanth has refused to apologise for his comment, which has been seen by many as denigrating the 19th Century social activist, who is considered the father of the “Dravidian … Continue reading “Think And Speak”:MK Stalin Urges Rajinikanth Over Periyar Comment

Delhi polls: Kejriwal files nomination after waiting for over 6 hours

AMN / NEW DELHI Delhi Chief Miniser Arvind Kejriwal filed his nomination papers for Delhi Assembly elections after waiting for more than six hours. Ahead of filing his nomination for the Delhi Assembly election, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the journey for the next five years starts now and his aim is to beat corruption … Continue reading Delhi polls: Kejriwal files nomination after waiting for over 6 hours

Poet Munawwar Rana’s daughters among those booked for anti-CAA protests

AMN / LUCKNOW The Uttar Pradesh Police has lodged FIRs against several women including the daughters of famous Urdu poet Munawwar Rana, among many others, for holding protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC). The FIR against the two daughters of Munnawar Rana, Sumaiya and Fauzia Rana.On Friday … Continue reading Poet Munawwar Rana’s daughters among those booked for anti-CAA protests

No matter who protests, CAA won’t be withdrawn: Amit Shah

agencies / LUCKNOW Union Home Minister Amit Shah today said that Citizenship Amendment Act will not be scrapped despite the protests over it. “The CAA is a law to grant citizenship,” he added. “I want to say that no matter who protests, this (CAA) will not be withdrawn,” he said while addressing a rally in … Continue reading No matter who protests, CAA won’t be withdrawn: Amit Shah

PM Modi, Nepal PM Oli inaugurate Integrated Check Post at Jogbani-Biratnagar

AMN Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that India is committed to simplify and smoothen the movement with all friendly countries in the neighborhood and to further facilitate contacts in areas such as business, culture and education. Speaking after jointly inaugurating the second Integrated Check Post, ICP at Jogbani-Biratnagar through video conferencing with his Nepalese … Continue reading PM Modi, Nepal PM Oli inaugurate Integrated Check Post at Jogbani-Biratnagar

No to NPR, agrees for census: Kerala govt

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM The Kerala cabinet on Monday decided not to implement National Population Register (NPR) in Kerala. However, it has decided to cooperate with census operations. It will ask enumerators to exclude questions on date of birth of the respondents and details of their parents from the questionnaire. The Cabinet meeting presided over by Chief Minister … Continue reading No to NPR, agrees for census: Kerala govt

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