Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicCitizenship Amendment Bill

Topic: Citizenship Amendment Bill

2 BJP CMs in northeast oppose citizenship bill, urge Rajnath to ensure it doesn’t pass

During a 30-minute meeting, the two BJP CMs apprised the home minister about the prevailing situation in the Northeast.

Citizenship bill will cause no harm to people of North-East, says PM Modi in Assam

PM Modi, who faced black flag protests in Guwahati, said that the citizenship will be granted only after due investigation and recommendation of state governments.

PM Modi greeted with black flags in Assam over Citizenship Bill

Modi was shown black flags in at least four locations after he landed in Guwahati on Friday, and again today as people protest the contentious Citizen (Amendment) Bill

It’s time for Modi govt to come clean on Rafale deal

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BJP is worried about Assam protests during Modi visit, so carefully chalks out PM’s trip

BJP feels the optics of widespread, impassioned protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill during Modi's visit will be damaging.

BJD says opposition to CBI action in Kolkata not a sign of shift towards grand alliance

BJD, formerly perceived as being close to the Modi government, has of late been criticising it on issues such a triple talaq & Citizenship Amendment Bill.

Prafulla Kumar Mahanta warns of a volatile Assam if Citizenship Bill is passed

Former Assam chief minister said the state is witnessing a mass uprising, similar to the Assam agitation of 1979-85.

Modi govt has infused hope in people: President Kovind’s report card on last 5 years

Kovind also mentioned that Rafale will strengthen Indian Air Force’s strike capability after a gap of many decades.

How BJP is trying to sweeten bitter pill of Citizenship Bill with Autonomous Councils in NE

BJP has been at the receiving end of a lot of flak for its decision to grant citizenship to non-Muslim refugees from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Himanta Sarma is a fundamentalist & a dangerous new convert: Ex-Assam CM Tarun Gogoi

Gogoi slams BJP minister Himanta Sarma for backing Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, says legislation unnecessarily disturbing Assam’s identity and culture.

On Camera

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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