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IAS officer who conducted Assam NRC removed as MP health commissioner for ‘negligence’

Prateek Hajela is a 1995-batch IAS officer who courted controversy after the exclusion of nearly 40 lakh people from Assam's NRC list.
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Assam NRC coordinator accuses Prateek Hajela of non-renewal of service as data goes missing

The new state NRC coordinator said that the meeting for a formal order to renew the contract with Wipro was only held on 30 January this year.
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FIR filed against former Assam NRC coordinator Prateek Hajela for ‘misappropriating funds’

Assam Public Works filed the FIR, requesting for a high-level probe into the alleged misappropriation of funds by Prateek Hajela & his close aides.
NRC coordinator in Assam H.D. Sarma

Can’t accept foreigners even if they speak Assamese — new NRC coordinator said on Facebook

Hitesh Raj Sarma, a 1989-batch Assam Civil Service officer, has replaced Prateek Hajela, who was released from duty on 18 October by the Supreme Court.
NRC state coordinator Prateek Hajela in his office

Prateek Hajela — the ‘outsider’ who helped Assam determine who are its own

On Friday, the Supreme Court ordered Hajela's inter-cadre transfer to MP on deputation, because he had allegedly received "death threats".

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Erdogan’s assault on Macron is the height of cynicism

There was a time when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan didn’t see the West as Turkey’s enemy and even wanted to join the European Union.

ICICI Bank’s profits jump six-fold for July-September quarter

The bank's net interest income increased by 16 per cent year-on-year to Rs. 9,366 crore in this year's second quarter from Rs 8,057 crore in last year's second quarter.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets his US counterpart Mark Esper at his office in South Block Monday | Twitter | @rajnathsingh

Here is why US changed Rajnath Singh’s statement on ‘reckless aggression’ by China

Both the US State and Defense departments have added footnotes to the transcripts they released on Rajnath Singh’s remarks at 2+2. The State Department has also updated the text.
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5 reasons for the crisis in global Islam

If tens of crores of Muslims across the world feel they are victims of mass Islamophobia, their holy prophet shown deliberate disrespect, it is a sense of crisis and siege.