India’s Buddhism card in China’s neighbourhood
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Khaltmaagiin Battulga, President of Mongolia, jointly unveiled through remote a statue of Lord Buddha and his two disciples.
View: This R-Day, let’s focus on India’s cultural greatness rather than military muscle
There was indeed a Golden Age when India’s soft power...
CAA, NRC 'internal matters' of India: Bangladesh PM
"We don't understand why (the Indian government) did it.It was not necessary," Hasina tol...
Citizenship Amendment Act comes into effect from January 10
In a gazette notification, the Union home ministry said the act under which non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan will be given Indian citizenship, will come into force from January 10.
Country going through difficult times, says SC as it refuses urgent hearing on CAA
A bench headed by CJI Bobde expressed surprise over the petition and said this is the first time that someone is seeking that an Act be declared as constitutional.
CAA is a humanitarian act: expat Bangladesh minorities
“Through this Act, India has partially fulfilled its duty to the millions of non-Muslims from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan who had to flee to India in recent years, but could not claim their rights in India. CAA has given them the right,” the group said in a statement on Wednesday.
China has power of gun, Tibetans have power of truth: Dalai Lama
Tibetan spiritual guru Dalai Lama arrived in Bihar’s Bodhgaya. During his visit Dalai Lama said, “Many of the Chinese consider Buddhism as N...
No bullet fired by police during protests at Jamia: MHA officials
There have been allegations that police fired bullets on protesters during the agitation at Jamia. The officials also said that 10 persons with criminal background have been detained in connection with the protests and more anti-social elements are being tracked.
Manipur will be brought under Inner Line Permit regime: Home Minister
The linguistic, cultural and social identity of the people of the Northeast would be preserved and this Bill contains the solution to the problems of the people of these states, as the provisions of the amendment have been incorporated after marathon deliberations with various stakeholders from northeast for last one month.
Include Muslim sects facing persecution in citizenship bill: SAD
SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal said his party supports the bill as it will hugely benefit Sikhs facing persecution in Pakistan. He also urged the government to include Ahmediyas and Hazaras in the ambit of the bill as they too are facing persecution in neighbouring countries. He said the move will send a good signal.
We expected some protests while tabling citizenship amendment bill: Himanta Biswa Sarma
Assam government has asked the headmasters in school to ensure that students do not participate in protest programme during the school hours and school uniform. The present protest against CAB is led by student organisations.
Air India launches flights between Bhubaneswar and Surat
"Air India will operate the direct flights between Bhubaneswar and Surat twice a week," the Director of Biju Patnaik International Airport, B Venkateshwara Rao, said. He informed that the airline will operate the flights from Bhubaneswar to Surat on Mondays and Thursdays and from Surat to Bhubaneswar on Fridays and Sundays.
AP CM announces committee to safeguard indigenous people's rights
The Chief Minister said the committee will bring together all the community-based organisations, civil societies and the Students Union of the state for consultation on the Citizenship Amendment Bill.
Mamallapuram as venue may boost India’s Act East Policy
Chinese President Xi Jinping had once served as governor of Fujian. Xi’s October 11-12 visit would be his third trip to India since 2014 as President.
View: Why many among the Sangh Parivar still love to hate Mahatma Gandhi
Fifty-six years after the recalibration, much of the Sangh Parivar now accepts Gandhi but there are still many who love to hate the Mahatma.
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