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  • SC refuses to stay operation of Citizenship Amendment Act

    The Supreme Court has decided to examine the constitutional validity of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, CAA. However, the Court refused to stay its operation as sought by some lawyers appearing for petitioners. Attorney General KK Venugopal, representing the Centre, opposed the petitioners’ submission. He said there are as many as four judgements which have held […]

    Both Houses of Parliament adjourned sine die

    Both Houses of Parliament were today adjourned sine die. In his valedictory remarks, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said, the Lower House functioned for 130 hours 45 minutes in this session. The Speaker said, several important bills were passed and issues were discussed during the session. In his valedictory remarks, Rajya Sabha Chairman, M. Venkaiah […]

    PM Modi assures people of Assam that no one can take away their rights, unique identity, beautiful culture

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured people of Assam that they have nothing to worry after the passing of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. In a tweet, Mr Modi assured them that no one can take away their rights, unique identity and beautiful culture and it will continue to flourish and grow. The Prime Minister said, the […]

    PM Modi urges SAARC countries to take effective steps to defeat scourge of terrorism

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged SAARC countries to take effective steps to defeat the scourge of terrorism and forces that support it. In a letter to the SAARC secretariat to mark the founding day of the bloc, Prime Minister said, such efforts will generate greater trust and confidence to build a stronger SAARC. In […]

    PM urges scientists to develop low cost technologies to fast-track growth

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged scientists to develop low cost technologies to cater to the country’s specific requirements and help in fast-tracking India’s growth. Mr Modi was interacting with scientists from Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) in Pune yesterday. IISER scientists made presentations to the Prime Minister on varied topics ranging […]

    Parliament passes bill to give ownership rights to unauthorised colonies in Delhi

    Parliament has passed the National Capital Territory of Delhi (Recognition of Property Rights of Residents in Unauthorized Colonies) Bill, 2019 with the Rajya Sabha approving it today. The legislation has already been cleared by the Lok Sabha. The bill provides for a legal framework to grant ownership rights of land to more than 40 lakh […]

    PM Modi to hold bilateral talks with Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold talks with King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden in New Delhi today. The two leaders are likely to discuss bilateral and multilateral issues of mutual interest. The Swedish King and Queen Silvia arrived in New Delhi this morning on a five-day visit to India. The King will also meet […]

    PM Modi announces 400 million dollar line of credit to Sri Lanka

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced Line of Credit of 400 million dollars to Sri Lanka to boost the island nation’s development. In a joint press statement after meeting visiting Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in Delhi this afternoon, Mr Modi said that India will also extend 50 million dollars Line of Credit to Sri […]

    Uddhav Thackeray to take oath as Maharashtra CM this evening

    Shiv Sena President and Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) nominee Uddhav Thackeray will take oath as the next Chief Minister of Maharashtra this evening. The swearing-in ceremony will be held at Shivaji Park in Central Mumbai. Mr Thackeray will head the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance government. The Shiv Sena has 56 MLAs, NCP 54 and Congress 44 […]

    Economy facing no recession: FM Sitharaman in Rajya Sabha

    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said, the country’s economy is not facing any recession and government is taking concrete steps to further boost it. Replying to a short duration discussion in the Rajya Sabha on the economic situation of the country, the Finance Minister said, several measures like recapitalization of banks, GST reforms and policy […]