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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

NDA constituents concerned about coordination; PM assures

NDA constituent JD(U) had demanded a coordination committee earlier; today LJP raised the demand; Prime Minister Narendra Modi accepted it

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India

Kamal Nath’s nephew already in custody, can’t surrender: ED

The ED made the submission before special judge Arvind Kumar while opposing an application by Kamal Nath’s nephew, seeking to surrender in the money laundering case related to the chopper scam

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India

Rajya Sabha may pass triple talaq Bill, too, if…

Once passed in the Rajya Sabha and granted assent by the President, the Bill will replace an ordinance promulgated last on 21 February

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Economy

Jobs: 3,81,000 new central govt recruits in last 2 fiscals

The Budget documents give a break-up of the jobs that were created in the central government departments in the last two years

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Economy

‘Infrastructure bridging rural-urban divide’

Tabling govt. maiden budget, Sitharaman said that steps were taken to boost infrastructure in sectors like roads, waterways, metro & rail

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India

Rajya Sabha blockade for President’s Rule extension in J&K

Congress opposed the proposal for President’s rule in the Lok Sabha, the government may not find it easy to get it passed in the Rajya Sabha

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Elections

Jaganmohan Reddy: NDA hasn’t got 250 seats that I could pressure Modi

Reddy, during his meeting with PM Narendra Modi, discussed issues related to Andhra Pradesh like special status, economy and central funds

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Elections

Lok Sabha election: BJP breaks 2014 record

At the time of filing of this report, the NDA was leading in 328 of the seats. The UPA score (104) is less than that of the “others” (110)

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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.’