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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

Akhilesh Yadav accepts Amit Shah’s challenge for debate

Caste census in country will put an end to Hindu-Muslim conflict, says Yadav AMN / LUCKNOW Samajwadi Party (SP) president and former chief minister Akhilesh Yadav today said that he was ready to debate with the BJP but the issue, he added, would be development. His response came a day after Union Home Minister Amit … Continue reading Akhilesh Yadav accepts Amit Shah’s challenge for debate

Disclosure of information in NPR voluntary: MoS-Home Reddy

AGENCIES Amidst strong opposition by some non-BJP ruled states, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy Tuesday made it clear that the disclosure of information in the National Population Register (NPR) exercise is not mandatory but voluntary. Reddy also said the NPR was first initiated by the Congress-led UPA in 2010 and it … Continue reading Disclosure of information in NPR voluntary: MoS-Home Reddy

Supreme Court To Hear 143 Petitions On CAA today

WEB DESK Supreme Court will hear 143 Petitions On Citizenship Amendment Act today.A bench of three Supreme Court judges on Wednesday will hear as many as 143-old petitions that have been filed regarding the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) which has irked nationwide protests including the national capital. A bench, headed by Chief Justice S … Continue reading Supreme Court To Hear 143 Petitions On CAA today

IMF cuts India’s growth rate to 4.8%, calls it ‘negative surprise’

Agencies / Davos The International Monetary Fund imf has lowered India’s growth estimate for 2019 sharply to 4.9 per cent, and called it one of the “negative surprises” last year. The latest cut follows a downward trend which reduced India’s growth to 6.1 per cent in October. IMF’s World Economic Outlook (WEO) blamed India’s economic … Continue reading IMF cuts India’s growth rate to 4.8%, calls it ‘negative surprise’

SC refuses to grant interim stay on electoral bond scheme

AMN / NEW DELHI The Supreme Court refused to grant an interim stay today on the electoral bond scheme meant for funding political parties. The top Court sought response of the Centre and Election Commission on a plea seeking to stay the scheme. A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and justices B R … Continue reading SC refuses to grant interim stay on electoral bond scheme

RNG Awards: Fake news emerges as a new menace, says President Kovind

AMN / NEW DELHI President Ram Nath Kovind has said that fake news has emerged as new menace whose purveyors proclaim themselves as journalists and taint this noble profession. Speaking at the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards in New Delhi, he said, in the breaking news syndrome, the fundamental principle of restraint and responsibility … Continue reading RNG Awards: Fake news emerges as a new menace, says President Kovind

India’s new citizenship law unnecessary: Bangladesh PM Hasina

“We don’t understand why the Indian government did it. It was not necessary,” she told Gulf News during an interview in the UAE capital of Abu Dhabi. AGENCIES / Abu Dhabi. While terming India’s new citizenship law, as an “internal matters” of India, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said the Act was “not necessary”. “We … Continue reading India’s new citizenship law unnecessary: Bangladesh PM Hasina

Liberal Democracy Institutions Must Defend Constitution: Manmohan Singh

AMN / New Delhi Even as Anti-CAA Protests Rise across the country, former prime minister Manmohan Singh today said that Institutions of India’s liberal democracy need to be strengthened and must assert themselves in defence of the Constitution Young people have recently reminded the country that freedom is best secured in the custody of enlightened … Continue reading Liberal Democracy Institutions Must Defend Constitution: Manmohan Singh

Post abrogation of 370 J&K has seen a new dawn: Govt

WEB DESK Union Minister of State in Prime Minister’s Office Dr. Jitendra Singh today said that Jammu & Kashmir has seen a new dawn post-abrogation of Article 370 and its transformation will be exemplary in coming years. As part of Central Government’s Special Public Outreach Programme to disseminate information about its policies for the overall … Continue reading Post abrogation of 370 J&K has seen a new dawn: Govt

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