Friday, 1 July, 2022

Topic: Matuas

3rd deadline missed, Bengal BJP leaders to knock on PM Modi’s door to protest CAA delay

CAA was passed by Parliament in 2019, but central government yet to form rules for its implementation. On 9 January, it missed the third deadline extension.

Matuas & Rajbanshis of Bengal both want CAA. So, why did one vote for BJP & not the other?

CAA promises to ease citizenship for six minority communities from 3 Muslim-majority neighbours. It’s a law the Matuas and Rajbanshis are waiting for.

CAA to be implemented for refugees, Matua community after Covid vaccine drive — Amit Shah

Accusing opposition parties of misleading minorities about CAA, Amit Shah Thursday said its implementation will not impact the citizenship status of Indian minorities.

This is how BJP plans to pacify key Matua community at Amit Shah’s Bengal rally today

The Matua community, seen as a deciding factor in at least 30 to 35 assembly seats, is the key for BJP to breach Mamata Banerjee’s fortress — south Bengal.

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

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.