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EC seeks report over Thakur's 'goli maaro' comment

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 23:07
On Monday, Thakur egged on participants of an election rally to raise an incendiary slogan that 'traitors should be shot', after he lashed out at anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protesters.
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Bengal becomes 4th state to pass anti-CAA resolution

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 22:36
Kerala, Punjab and Rajasthan are the other three states to pass a resolution opposing the contentious legislation, reports Archis Mohan.
Categories: Current News in India

'Marching on Rajpath was exhilarating'

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 22:33
Major Sheena Nayyar describes what it means for an Indian soldier to be part of the Republic Day parade.
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What to expect at the Beating the Retreat ceremony

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 22:13
This year, 15 military bands, 15 pipes and drum bands from Regimental Centres and Battalions are participating in the ceremony to be held on January 29 at the historic Vijay Chowk.
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SC to hear Nirbhaya convict's plea against Prez order

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 13:54
As the last-ditch attempt, Mukesh through his counsel on Tuesday sought an urgent hearing on his plea against dismissal of the mercy plea before the top court.
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Shah, Kejriwal spar over Shaheen Bagh protests

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 13:27
Addressing a rally in Rithala in northwest Delhi, Shah said Kejriwal and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi were against the construction of Ram temple, the scrapping of provisions of Article 370 and were not bothered about the country's image and soldiers.
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Anti-CAA resolutions: Birla writes to EU counterpart

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 13:13
Birla conveyed to the head of the European Union's legislative body that it was inappropriate for one legislature to pass judgements on another and the practice could be misused by vested interests.
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ED alleges link between PFI and anti-CAA protests

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 13:02
Official sources said that the federal probe agency, which is investigating the PFI under the PMLA)tka since 2018, has found that at least Rs 1.04 crore were deposited in several bank accounts linked to the organisation between December 4 last year and January 6 this year in various parts of the country.
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AIMPLB opposes plea challenging polygamy, nikah halala

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 12:54
The application has been filed to oppose a batch of petitions on which the apex court had in 2018 issued notices to the Centre and other stakeholders while referring the matter to a 5-judge Constitution bench.
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Indian, Chinese Armies hold ceremonial border meetings

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 12:46
The meetings were organised on Sunday at Nathu La in Sikkim and Bum La and Kibithu in Arunachal Pradesh, he said.
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Govt prepares to evacuate Indians from Wuhan

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 12:19
A meeting chaired by Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba reviewed India's preparedness to deal with the virus amid mounting global concern over increasing number of cases in China and several other countries.
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Raids on to arrest Sharjeel; JNU proctor summons him

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 12:08
Five teams of the Crime Branch have been deployed to locate Imam, a resident of Bihar, they said.
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Anurag Thakur raises 'kill traitors' slogan at rally

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 11:22
Addressing the meeting in support of BJP candidate from Rithala, Manish Chaudhary, Singh raised the pitch of nationalism as he linked opposition parties with anti-CAA protests in Shaheen Bagh and with alleged anti-India slogans, and then asked the crowd to raise the controversial slogan.
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CAA: HC seeks UP govt report on 'police atrocities'

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 11:01
The court asked the state government to mention how many people died during anti-CAA protests and complaints registered against police. The court also asked whether truthfulness of media reports in this regard has been examined or not.
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CAA applicants need to show proof of religious belief

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 10:49
The applicants belonging to Hindu, Sikh, Christian, Buddhist, Jain or Parsi faiths will also have to furnish documents to prove that they entered India on or before December 31, 2014.
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CAA: Cong moves NHRC over police 'atrocities' in UP

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 09:04
After the meeting, Rahul Gandhi alleged the UP government has 'gone to war against its own people' and urged the NHRC to act decisively to protect the 'Constitutional rights of our citizens'.
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Pakistan's exit from FATF list puts India on the spot

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 09:02
If the FATF lets Pakistan off the hook, which is to be expected, it would signify a big boost to Pakistan's standing in the fight against terrorism. Delhi, on the other hand, loses the propaganda advantage, states Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar.
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The bogey of a Hindu Rashtra

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 08:55
'The idea of a 'Hindu Rashtra' only emerged in the 1920s and 1930s.' 'The context at that time was the clear British attempt at 'divide and rule' between Hindus and Muslims and within Hindus on caste lines,' argues military historian Colonel Anil A Athale (retd).
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Bodo Accord will usher in a new dawn of peace: PM

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 08:10
He said the accord will lead to transformative results for Bodos as it successfully brings together leading stakeholders under one framework and would help Bodo people get access to development-oriented initiatives.
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Protests over CAA mark R-Day in New York

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 07:08
The Republic Day celebration was about India's Constitution, but the protests also argued for protecting the values of equality and secularism enshrined in it.
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