BJP: Self-declaration on persecution enough
A BJP document on CAA says refugees intending to seek Indian citizenship based on CAA will only need to make a declaration they underwent religious persecution, but will have to furnish some document to prove they entered India before December 31, 2014.
Keshav Prasad Maurya hits out at Priyanka Gandhi, says 'nautanki' will not fetch votes for Cong
He said the state was a symbol of Hindu-Musli...
Make draft IT Intermediary Guidelines public before notification, internet firms tell govt
India has been working on the draft guidelines sin...
Govt will give 5G spectrum for trials to all players: Ravi Shankar Prasad
"We have taken a decision to give 5G spectrum for trials to all players," Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said. An in-principle decision has been taken in this regard, Prasad said at an event here. "5G is future, it is speed. We will encourage new innovation in 5G," he added. Sources said all operators and vendors, including Huawei, will be included in trials.
CAA cutoff date will prevent misuse: Official
Home ministry officials said the CAA rules will list the documents that can be used to apply for citizenship under the CAA, apart from a report by the Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO).
Global internet players urge govt to increase transparency on intermediary rules
The letter, sent in the backdrop of proposed changes to intermediary liability rules which are likely to be notified by January 15, highlights significant concerns with the rules and calls for improved transparency by allowing the public an opportunity to see a final version of these amendments prior to their enactment.
Allahabad High Court dismisses election petition against PM Narendra Modi
Justice Manoj Gupta passed the order on an election petition filed by Tej Bahadur Yadav, a dismissed CRPF constable who was declared by the Samajwadi Party as its Varanasi candidate in the last Lok Sabha elections.
All quiet at Lalu's home as Nitish celebrates Chhath
Celebrations for Chhath puja are grand every year at Lalu Prasad's home but things have changed now as the RJD chief is away in Ranchi serving a jail term and his two sons having had a falling out with each other. Lalu Prasad is observing Chhath in the paying ward of Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, where he is undergoing treatment.
Govt did not engage Pegasus for snooping on individual targets: Ravi Shankar Prasad
According to reports over 120 Indians, including human right activists and other critics of the government, have been targeted as part of the snooping. At the Times Network's India Economic Conclave, the telecom minister was asked whether the government actually outsources interceptions to cos like Pegasus. "We don't," was Prasad's quick answer on the question.
Kali Prasad to be on TiE Global Board
TiE said under Kali’s leadership its Hyderabad chapter steered activities and programs to increase impact and enhance of the scope. The chapter under his guidance won several global accolades and awards. His notable ‘TiE Cohorts’ program brought a radical shift in the cohesiveness of the group and bagged TiE Global’s most innovative new program award in 2018.
CSC to give free net via BharatNet till March: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Common Service Centres (CSCs) will give internet free to individuals and institutions through BharatNet – a countrywide optical fibre network till March next year.
Kerala Assembly resolution against CAA has absolutely no Constitutional validity, says Governor
Pointing out that the southern state had not been affected by partition, the Governor said there are no illegal immigrants in Kerala.
One for the road: This app will alert you of potholes, help prevent accidents
Potholes in India are not only annoying, but claim thousands of lives every year. Bengaluru-based RoadMetrics AI-based solution alerts riders of impending dangers in roads such as potholes, cracks, and damaged roads.
Amit Shah chairs CAA meet; BJP slams Kerala move
BJP has been taking new measures to counter the widespread protests against CAA. These include asking BJP supporters to write postcards to the Prime Minister thanking him for passage of the CAB and holding press interactions and intellectual meets in various state capitals.
UP Police seeks ban on PFI for Anti-CAA violence, arrests 25 workers
Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) O. P. Singh has sent a letter to the state home department seeking a ban on the Popular Front...
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