What is the idea of CAB? You will ask a migrant about documents – if he is Hindu, you will allow him in as a citizen but not if he is a Muslim. This is against our Constitution, says Ashok Gehlot, current Chief Minister of Rajasthan.
A conversation is opening up in Rajasthan over whether or not women should wear the veil.
In a sharp contradiction to Assam and the north-eastern states where curfew and protests prevail, Rajasthan witnesses bursting crackers and jubilation over the Citizenship Amendment Bill being passed by both houses of Parliament. Hindu Migrant Association in Rajasthan, says over 50,000 Pakistani migrants here would benefit.
Ashok Gehlot questioned the “intentions” behind the bill and said the BJP “was not listening to the opposition” over the legislation, Sachin Pilot questioned why religion for the first time was being made a criterion to decide citizenship when there were existing parameters on which a migrant’s record is checked.
The K Chandrashekhar Rao-led TRS government in Telangana has been pressing for more air connectivity for the state. Last year, it had identified sites for setting up three airports and sought upgradation of three airstrips which have not been operational for years.
The Centre has now marked an aeronautical survey for setting up new green-field airports in NizamabadDistrict, Mahbubnagar District and one in Bhadadri Kothagudem. The survey will also cover three existing airstrips in Warangal, Adilabad District and BasanthNagar in Pedapalli District for their development as brown-field airports.
BSP fielded its MP Afzal Ansari to speak on and oppose the Citizenship Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha on Monday, and he reiterated Mayawati’s stand that the bill was anti-constitutional.
The five accused, whom the police interrogated for a day before sending them to jail on December 6, did not confess to their crime while in police custody, state police chief OP Singh confirmed to ET. In fact, sources said that the accused even alluded to the girl committing self-immolation in order to implicate them.
According to the order passed by the Raebareli court on October 25 that denied him bail, Shivam Trivedi had argued that the woman was his “legally wedded wife” and hence he was entitled to bail. Marital rape is not a crime under Indian law.
The chief executive says Zurich Airport International is bullish on Uttar Pradesh as a investor and developer and is not ruling out a partnership with a strategic investor at a later stage. We consider four factors important — offering peak hour slots; Noida’s proximity to eastern, north-eastern areas of NCR as well as Uttar Pradesh, says Daniel Bircher.
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