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Union Cabinet clears Citizenship Amendment Bill; govt set to take take on Opposition in Parliament next week

INDIA, Dec. 4 -- The Union Cabinet, on Wednesday, cleared the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB). The contentious bill which seeks to provide Indian citizenship to Hindus, Christians, Parsis, Jains, Sik... Read More


HC refuses to direct AAP govt to grant sanction for prosecution of Kanhaiya Kumar

INDIA, Dec. 4 -- The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to direct the AAP government to grant sanction for prosecution of former JNU students' union president Kanhaiya Kumar in a sedition case. A b... Read More


Government counters Mamata Banerjee's allegations, says No NRC on religious grounds

INDIA, Dec. 4 -- The Ministry of Home Affairs has denied that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) will be implemented on religious grounds. In a written reply in Parliament, the MHA clarified that... Read More


MHA says 'funds being sent from across border for stone-pelting'; gives no timeline for J&K detainees' release

INDIA, Dec. 4 -- The Union Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday refused to provide any timeline for the release of political detainees in Jammu and Kashmir. Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy ... Read More


Without attitude change, fight against corruption is just a show- Oulanyah

Uganda, Dec. 4 -- Unless Ugandans take the fight against corruption from their own frontline, all efforts to eliminate it will remain just a public show, the Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanya... Read More


Men! The onus lies on you |Opinion

India, Dec. 4 -- A Facebook post - 'I am ashamed as I am a man' - made me empathise with men who must be embarrassed reading the shameful acts of other men. The manner in which disturbing reports of ... Read More


Govt weighs changes in CrPc, IPC to curb incidents of mob lynching

New Delhi, Dec. 4 -- The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government is considering changes to the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) to curb incidents of lynching, ho... Read More


INX Media case: Supreme Court grants bail to Chidambaram

New Delhi, Dec. 4 -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted bail to former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram who was arrested in connection with the INX Media case. Chidambaram was first arrested ... Read More


Google founders give up on being the Warren Buffett of tech

India, Dec. 4 -- The Google founders' decision to step down ends a multiyear effort to turn their company into the Berkshire Hathaway of technology by embracing Warren Buffett's hands-off management s... Read More


Over 92,000 BSNL, MTNL employees have opted for VRS: Ravi Shankar Prasad

New Delhi (India), Dec. 4 -- : Union Minister for Communications Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday informed the Lok Sabha during the Question Hour that more than 92,000 employees of BSNL and MTNL have ... Read More