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India

Shah rebuts opposition on CAB point-by-point

‘Do not view this bill on the basis of any political party. There is a provision for granting citizenship to the religious minorities who have come from Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Pakistan, with which we share our international borders. This bill will liberate millions of people from hellish lives’

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India

CAB gets support of JDU, BJD, YSRCP, LJP

The INC, NCP, BSP and even Shiv Sena opposed the CAB, with Uddhav Thackeray’s party suddenly realising this will increase India’s population

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India

Shah to table Citizenship Amendment Bill on 9 December

Home Minister Amit Shah will introduce the bill in Parliament on Monday while the INC will make a futile attempt to block it in the Lok Sabha

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India

BJD to be rewarded, but what’s cooking with NCP?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not praise any section of the opposition by accident; the appreciation of the BJD and NCP indicated a deal

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India

Pollution: MPs dump other Indians in favour of farmers

Farmers dominated Manish Tewari’s arguments in the debate on pollution in Delhi-NCR though stubble disposal machines are subsidised already

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India

Modi praises NCP, BJD, lists 5 utilities of Rajya Sabha

A long list of utilities of the Rajya Sabha Prime Minister Narendra Modi spellt out in his inaugural speech for the winter session of Parliament

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India

Triple talaq: Why BJP is confident bill will become law soon

Here is the Rajya Sabha arithmetic that is making it almost certain that the triple talaq bill will be passed even by the Rajya Sabha this time

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Elections

BJD: Will support the side that gives Odisha special status

BJD spokesman: ‘We will support the party or coalition that will be in the condition of forming a government at the Centre. However, this coalition will happen under a condition.’

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Elections India

BJD continues to be plagued by resignations

Before Raghunath Mohanty, those who resigned from the BJD include Arjun Sethi, Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda, Balabhadra Majhi, Pratyusha Rajeswari Singh and Arka Keshari Deo

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India

KALIA: Odisha govt fighting populism of farm loan waiver in its own way

Bhubaneswar:¬†Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Monday launched a Rs 10,180-crore scheme for overall development of farmers mainly small, marginal and landless farmers. The Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme also includes a life insurance cover of Rs 2 lakh for farmers across the state, Patnaik said. The scheme was launched via video […]