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 created its greatest empire ever, without spilling any blood. Alas, historians of all stripes have led us to view only military triumph as greatness.
Air India launches flights between Bhubaneswar and Surat
"Air India will operate the direct flights between Bhubaneswar and Surat twice a wee...
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.
Shristi Banka calls Ladakhi people welcoming, says trip taught her not to take comforts in life for granted
The founder and CEO of Banka CFO shares her recent travel learning.
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.
View: Things to do for the economy
There are many things wrong with India’s economy that need to be fixed. Politics is the biggest area of reform.
No contribution in 3 yrs from participating countries for Nalanda University construction: MEA
In the report titled 'Nalanda University', the Ministry of External Affairs told the Parliament Committee that Singapore had promised to contribute 50 lakh to 1 crore USD for the construction of the university's library but no payment has been received so far.
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.
Over 1,000 scientists, scholars sign petition demanding withdrawal of citizenship bill
According to the proposed legislation, members of Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian communities, who have come from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, till December 31, 2014 facing religious persecution there, will not be treated as illegal immigrants but given Indian citizenship.
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