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Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai speaks in Lok Sabha during the Budget Session in New Delhi. | ANI

India, Bangladesh have agreed on repatriation of Rohingyas to Myanmar, says Union Minister

Union Minister of State for Home said that govt has issued instructions of capturing biometric particulars of the migrants and to initiate the deportation proceedings.
The Parliament building in New Delhi | Photo: Praveen Jain| ThePrint

Lok Sabha passes bill to include more tribes in ST category in Karnataka

Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda said that the government will take cognisance of their demands and bring the deprived sections of society into the mainstream.
TMC MP Mahua Moitra

Mahua Moitra, Manish Tewari included in parliamentary panel on data protection bill

TMC's Mahua Moitra will replace party member Saugata Roy and Congress' Manish Tewari will replace party MP Jothi Mani in the joint committee.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Nirmala Sitharaman says green shoots visible in Indian economy, RBI measures will help too

In a reply in Lok Sabha, FM Sitharaman elaborates steps taken so far by Modi govt to promote investment, consumption, exports and job creation.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint Team

We analysed BJP voters who voted AAP in Delhi but Modi in Lok Sabha. This is what we found

BJP is hoping its high-pitched campaign in Delhi can change its fortunes. And AAP is hoping Kejriwal can repeat 2015 victory.
Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) 2016 has been amended thrice. | Graphic: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Lok Sabha Speaker refers IBC amendment bill to standing committee chaired by Jayant Sinha

The IBC amendment bill seeks to protect bidders of insolvent companies from any risk of criminal proceedings for offences committed by previous promoters.
People from various organisations stage a protest against Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi | PTI

600 writers, activists, ex-judges ask Modi govt to withdraw ‘divisive’ citizenship bill

In an open letter, they asked the govt not to betray the Constitution. The signatories included Romila Thapar, Yogendra Yadav, Nandita Das, Aparna Sen.
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Data protection bill exempts govt agencies from law, set to be tabled in Lok Sabha tomorrow

Some clauses in data protection bill are expected to be controversial, so Modi govt could agree to refer it to a select panel of both Houses of Parliament.
Amit Shah speaks in the Lok Sabha on 9 December

Citizenship bill a dangerous turn: US panel for religious freedoms targets Amit Shah, govt

Read the full text of the USCIRF's statement on the citizenship bill, which claimed the Indian govt is creating a religious test to screen citizens.
Amit Shah speaks in the Lok Sabha on 9 December

After 7-hr debate, Lok Sabha passes Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

The bill, which seeks to provide citizenship to all non-Muslim refugees from Bangladesh, Pakistan & Afghanistan was passed with 311 members favouring it and 80 voting against it.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump at the Namaste Trump event at Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad, Gujarat | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

China, Pakistan and Islamic terror — major takeaways from Donald Trump’s speech in India

In Episode 398 of his daily news capsule #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta decoded the US President’s Namaste Trump speech. Here’s a short round-up.
8 people have been killed & 100 injured in northeast Delhi as violence gripped Jaffrabad, Maujpur, Babarpur & Gokulpuri Sunday after anti & pro-CAA groups clashed.

Who is to blame for CAA violence: Delhi Police or politics of Modi government?

9 people have been killed & 100 injured in northeast Delhi as violence gripped Jaffrabad, Maujpur, Babarpur & Gokulpuri Sunday after anti & pro-CAA groups clashed.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi with US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump | @narendramodi | Twitter

Trump says US-India to sign $3 billion in defence deals

The US State Department last week approved a potential sale of arms to India, including air-defence radars and missiles, rifles and other equipment.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

How one big India-US deal gave us six big gains to cheer — including decimation of Left

To think the India-US nuclear deal was about a bilateral relationship or energy is to miss the point. It had much larger implications.