Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicCitizenship Amendment Bill

Topic: Citizenship Amendment Bill

Angry allies, upset state units & voters up in arms: How BJP is unravelling in Northeast

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill push has left not just Assam, but entire region up in flames, putting it in a precarious position politically.

Without realising, BJP has surrendered India to Muhammad Ali Jinnah

An India that denies itself to some of us could end up being denied to all of us, writes Shashi Tharoor.

Congress says it’s open to alliance with AGP in Assam, gets the cold shoulder

With AGP pulling out of the BJP-led NDA last week over the Citizenship Amendment Bill, the Congress senses an opportunity.

With amended Citizenship Act, BJP will do Jinnah proud

Its essence may be summed up as: No Muslims please, this is India.

Home Ministry’s panel to look into Assam Accord gets derailed in four days

Two members nominated to be on the Home Ministry panel have refused to join while two others have expressed reservations.

Citizenship Amendment Bill: Atoning for Partition or religion a criterion in secular India?

The Citizenship Amendment Bill was passed in Lok Sabha Tuesday. The Bill seeks to provide citizenship to Hindus, Jains, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists and Parsis...

For 2019 elections, BJP at least needs the Citizenship Amendment Bill

Building of Ram temple is out of its hands, so BJP is looking to the Citizenship Amendment Bill to provide push for its Hindutva agenda. But JPC is playing spoilsport.

The Citizenship Amendment Bill, and why it is contentious

The question is whether it violates Article 14 of the Constitution, which says “the state will not deny any person equality… on the grounds of religion”.

Bangladesh’s Hindu population rising: Sushma Swaraj tells Rajya Sabha

As per estimates of the Bangladesh Bureau, country's Hindu population has increased from 8.4% in 2011 to 10.7% in 2017. 

Assam gears up for chaos as complete NRC draft to be out on 30 June

The confirmation comes at a time when Assam is witnessing massive protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill.

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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