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  • In another setback his father and JMM founder Shibu Soren lost the 2019 Lok Sabha election from Dumka. Santhal has been a JMM bastion and eyeing to score big, it is important for Hemant Soren to win Dumka. On the other hand Marandi too is trying hard to halt the JMM leader’s chief ministerial aspirations.

    Replying to a query while addressing a press conference, Arora said as the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) comes into effect immediately from the announcement of Delhi assembly election schedule, and "no state-specific schemes will be announced in the national Budget".

    According to the Bill, Hindus, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists and Parsi communities who have come from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh till December 31, 2014 and facing religious persecution there will not be treated as illegal immigrants but given Indian citizenship. It also relaxes the provisions for "Citizenship by naturalisation".

    During a calling attention motion in the Rajya Sabha on May 7, 1970, the then external affairs minister Dinesh Singh had defended the agreement, informing that India had repeatedly drawn Pakistan’s attention to “the plight of minorities there and urged them to ensure their security, full freedom and equality of rights”.

    Stressing that AAP will do well, despite its lacklustre performance in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, she said, “it has been proved time and again that people vote differently in national and state elections.”

    In a statement issued on Wednesday, BMS said the code will not benefit the entire 500 million workforce of the country. It said its main concern regarding the code was “the lack of its universal character, since the existing thresholds for applicability of provident fund, employee state insurance, gratuity, maternity benefits have not been removed".

    Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy had told Lok Sabha last month that "950 incidents of ceasefire violation along the LoC from across the border in Jammu and Kashmir were reported during August 2019 to October 2019".

    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.

    The meeting-cum-open session was attended by Prasads two sons - Tejashwi and Tej Pratap who have not been on the best of terms since their entry into politics four years ago. His wife and former chief minister Rabri Devi and daughter Misa Bharti, an MP, remained conspicuous by their absence.

    Forty two-year-old Prashant Kishor, whose first claim to fame was the management of Narendra Modi's election campaign in 2014, said, "Also would like to reassure to all -- Bihar mein CAA-NRC laagu nahin hoga (CAA-NRC will not be implemented in Bihar)".

    DMK MPs staged a walkout in the Lok Sabha on Monday after floor leader TR Baalu said the proposed bill did not include Lankan Tamils and the government should have been ‘sensitive’ to Tamil sentiments. The Shiv Sena too said CAB should include Tamil refugees.

    Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said in the Lok Sabha that the steadfast implementation of policy has resulted in consistent decline in violence and in the geographical spread shrinking of Left-Wing extremism. "Only 10 districts account for 2/3rd of Left Wing Extremism violence," he said in response to a written question.

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