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Amit Shah vows to implement CAA once ‘Covid wave’ ends, Mamata says BJP playing ‘one-sided game’

This is Union Home Minister Amit Shah's first visit to West Bengal since Mamata Banerjee rode to power for a third consecutive term as chief minister in 2021.

SSR, Kashmir Files, SRK — the new Koffee with Karan has to move beyond Bollywood fluff

Karan Johar can help Bollywood fans who are dying to hear from an industry that has so far been consistently criticised for being silent on politics.

‘Senior Indian govt bureaucrat came and told me to go slow on NRC’: Ranjan Gogoi

In ‘Justice for the Judge’, former Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi gives a no-holds-barred account of his tenure in Supreme Court— from the ‘infamous’ press conference, sexual harassment allegation to NRC.

Over 6 lakh Indians have given up Indian citizenship since 2017, govt informs Parliament 

4,177 people granted Indian citizenship from 2016 to 2020, MoS Home Nityanand Rai says in written reply to Lok Sabha. A total of 10,645 people had applied.

‘Vast differences’ in growth rate of religions — Bhagwat calls for NRC, new population policy

RSS chief says illegal infiltration can be a threat to the unity and integrity of the country, and that a population policy should be made thinking about the next 50 years.

18 months after photos of uniformed cops questioning kids, police admits violation in Bidar case

Sedition FIR was filed against Shaheen Primary School in 2020 for a play allegedly critical of CAA and NRC. Police has now admitted violation of Juvenile Justice Act rules during probe in the case.

This is why Modi and Shah are silent on Assam-Mizoram border row

After the Delhi riots, the border disputes are Amit Shah's biggest challenge as they threaten to dent Modi’s image as a strong and decisive leader.

For Assam voters, CAA isn’t priority & ethnic identity issues have faded into background

Given how deep-seated the ethnic identity issue has been in Assam, there is no telling if this shift is merely a phase. But the voters don’t seem to have CAA on their mind.

BJP leaves CAA out of its Assam manifesto, 2 days after promising it in Bengal

BJP’s Assam manifesto does mention ‘correction and reconciliation of entries under SC-mandated NRC’. It also promises laws against ‘love jihad’ & ‘land jihad’.

On Camera

YourTurn

From Aviators to Kawasaki Ninja, the legend of Top Gun lives on

Back in the 80s, no man-cave was complete without posters of Tom Cruise zipping through turbulence in his F-14 jet. It still is.
File photo of people in masks in China | Representational image | ANI

India, China will soon be ‘economically sick’ after Covid subsides. Here’s how to avoid it

Emerging Asia can fall into an inequality trap after Covid. The poorest have been hit hardest by a reduction in their incomes. But there are remedies.

Defence

NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.
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