Curfew relaxed in Guwahati as situation improves in Assam

Guwahati, Dec 14 (IANS) The curfew, enforced in Guwahati due to the volatile protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act, was relaxed for seven hours since 9 a.m. on Saturday, as the situation... Read more »

Shah’s northeast visit put off, train services hit in Assam

Shillong/Agartala/Guwahati, Dec 13 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shahs scheduled visit to Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh on December 15 to attend separate functions has been postponed in view of the “law and... Read more »

Priyanka Gandhi attacks Modi over CAA, jobs, economy

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday teared into the Narendra Modi government over controversial Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019, and called upon people to raise voice... Read more »

Jamia Milia cancels exams over CAA protest

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia University here on Saturday cancelled the odd undergraduate and postgraduate semester examinations due to a protest at its premises against the Citizenship (Amendment),... Read more »

DMK strongly opposes CAB, terms it against Constitution

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Strongly opposing the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) MP Tiruchi Siva asked the government as to why only one religion has been excluded for... Read more »

Yogi calls for uniform education system

Lucknow, Dec 11 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday called for a uniform education system in the whole country. Inaugurating the very first school summit taking place in the... Read more »

CAB protests: Assam CM stuck at Guwahati airport

Guwahati, Dec 11 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal was stuck at the airport here for hours as thousands of protesters hit the streets protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill which was... Read more »

With coffers empty, Thackeray seeks GST dues from Centre

Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) Staring at the state’s empty coffers, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has demanded that the Centre plough back its total outstandings on account of GST-IGST of over Rs... Read more »

Govt is setting right what was wrong in history

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Stating that the government is setting right what was wrong in the history, BJP Rajya Sabha member KJ Alphons said that the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill gives... Read more »

Social Security Code Bill introduced in LS

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The government on Wednesday introduced the Code on Social Security, 2019 in the Lok Sabha to reduce the number of legislations on employees’ welfare and social security... Read more »

Bill to amend welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act in LS

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The government on Wednesday introduced a Bill to amend a 12-year-old existing law providing the welfare of senior citizens and parents and expand some existing definitions such... Read more »

Chidambaram “CAB will not pass judicial scrutiny”

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Claiming that the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 is “blatantly unconstitutional”, Congress leader P. Chidambaram said in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday that the government is introducing a... Read more »

Sibal “CAB has legal color of two nation theory”

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal, on Wednesday, during the debate on the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Rajya Sabha, said that his party opposes the legislation,... Read more »

Raut takes dig at PM, fires salvos on Shah in RS

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said that our muscular and powerful government should finish Pakistan if they do not... Read more »

Dissent within Congress brewing against Punjab CM

Chandigarh, Dec 11 (IANS) A simmering dissent is brewing between Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and his legislators over their party’s government in Punjab. Congress sources suggest the cause of provocation is disconnect... Read more »

‘NC won’t be part of political process unless 370 restored’

By Zaffar Iqbal  Srinagar, Dec 10 (IANS) Senior National Conference leader Mustafa Kamal has said the NC won’t take part in the political process until the restoration of Article 370 and statehood... Read more »

‘GoT’ finds mention in SC during Art. 370 hearing

New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday spent the initial half-an-hour of its hearing on petitions challenging the revocation of provisions of Article 370 in the erstwhile state of... Read more »

Release of J&K leaders an administration call

New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Asserting that the situation in Jammu and Kashmir is “normal” and not a single death due to police firing was reported after abrogation of Article 370, Union... Read more »

Rahul “CAB is attack on Constitution, attempt to destroy India”

New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) A day after the Lok Sabha passed the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi described it as an attack on the Constitution and... Read more »

UP police escorts for women travelling alone at night

Lucknow, Dec 10 (IANS) Police Response Vehicles (PRV) in Uttar Pradesh will now escort unaccompanied women to their destination between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. Any unaccompanied woman, who is out on... Read more »