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Sadhvi Pragya’s Hemant Karkare remark lays bare BJP’s hypocrisy over men killed in action

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NRC and Citizenship Bill are lollipops BJP is using to fool people of Assam: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said it was only the Trinamool Congress that stood beside the people whose names were left out of the NRC, irrespective of their religion.

BJP’s Citizenship Bill strategy for polls — raise the pitch after northeast votes

Voting in northeastern states will be over by 23 April, which is when BJP will pick up the Citizenship Bill issue again to cater to its Hindu vote-base across the country.
Bhupen Hazarika

No, Bhupen Hazarika wouldn’t reject Bharat Ratna even if he opposed Citizenship Bill

Bhupen Hazarika was concerned about Assamese people turning into a minority due to large-scale migration from across the border.

VHP’s change of heart welcome if part of larger poll plan

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People wait to check their names on the final draft of the Assam's National Register of Citizens

48 ex-IAS officers urge Modi govt to fix NRC exercise, ‘ill-conceived’ Citizenship Bill

Expressing concern over the NRC exercise in Assam, the group says Citizenship Bill has exacerbated the situation.
A view of the Lok Sabha during Winter Session of Parliament

Modi govt’s last chance to push key bills like citizenship & triple talaq begins today

The Budget Session of Parliament is the 16th Lok Sabha's last, and the Modi govt has just 3 days to try and pass important bills stuck in the Rajya Sabha.
BJP National President Amit Shah addresses a rally in Malda

All Bengali refugees will be given citizenship with passage of Citizenship Bill, says Amit Shah

Amit Shah was speaking at a rally in Malda, he said upcoming Lok Sabha elections will be for restoring democracy in the state.
Mayawati

Media feasts on tasteless remark on Mayawati

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On Camera

PM Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah

Is RSS wary of Modi-Shah? A quiet ‘support’ to Raj Thackeray in Maharashtra signals so

BJP emerging as single-largest party in 2019 won’t be enough for Modi because many, including some in RSS, see a ‘threat’ in his return.
CJI Gogoi

Is Supreme Court handling sexual harassment allegation against CJI Ranjan Gogoi correctly?

Two advocates Monday wrote to the Bar Council of India criticising it for its support to CJI Ranjan Gogoi and called the hearing a ‘travesty of justice’.

Defence

Indian Coast Guard

Indian Coast Guard increases maritime surveillance following Sri Lanka blasts

More ships and aircraft have been deployed to ensure India faces no security threat after a series of blasts killed 290 in Colombo, a Coast Guard official said.
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Modi & Shah have turned India into ‘Jingostan’ & are out to conquer the paranoid country

The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.