Winter Session of Parliament: Citizenship Bill on agenda


New Delhi, Nov 16: The Parliament has been informed that an amendment to the Citizenship Act would be taken up during the winter session of Parliament.

The Citizenship Amendment Bill is aimed at giving citizenship to non-Muslims from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan. This figures in the tentative list of 35 bills that the parliamentary affairs ministry has sent to the legislative branch of the Lok Sabha.

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Maharashtra likely to have caretaker CM as Fadnavis may resign

devendra-fadnavis44New Delhi, Nov 08: With no sign of the deadlock ending, Devendra Fadnavis is likely to step down as the chief minister of Maharashtra. A caretaker CM is likely to be in place before the parties are able to come up with some formal arrangement and stake a claim to form the government.

The BJP which was supposed to meet with the Governor and stake a claim to form the government has put off its plan. The party would only stake a claim when it has the support of 145 MLAs, sources in the BJP tell OneIndia.

Leaves cancelled, temporary jails set up ahead of Ayodhya verdict

New Delhi, Nov 08: The Uttar Pradesh government is taking nothing to chance ahead of the crucial Ayodhya verdict which is expected to be delivered anytime next week.

The government has set up 8 temporary jails in various colleges in UP. Further, teams of the ATS, NIA and the Local Intelligence Unit are camping at Ayodhya. In addition to this, the government has cancelled the leaves of all field officials, police officials and administrative staff in the 75 districts until November 30.

49 of 79 MLAs in Jharkhand have pending criminal cases against them

jharkhandNew Delhi, Nov 06: Out of 79 sitting MLAs analysed, 49(62 per cent) MLAs have declared criminal cases against themselves in the Jharkhand assembly.

A report prepared by the Association for Democratic Reforms states that 38(48 per cent) MLAs have declared serious criminal cases.

72 years later India is one at last: We need to rejoice it, not question it

From being allowed ownership of inheritance despite marrying someone from outside Kashmir to freeing up women from being subjected to Sharia, the effects of the historic decision to make Jammu and Kashmir into a Union Territory will take more time to be realised

A woman being subject to Sharia, a woman being denied the right to inheritance if she married someone from outside, that changes today.

Women from Jammu and Kashmir would be free from being subject to Sharia and the women from Kashmir cannot be denied the right to inheritance if she marries someone from outside Kashmir.

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In new Maharashtra Assembly, 176 have pending criminal cases, 264 are crorepatis

maharashtra-assemblyNormally in the aftermath of such a massive attack, there is always a statement from the chief of the outfit which carried out the attack. There is a very good chance that he may be faking his death too.

polThe heat on him is very high and if such information about his death is leaked in the media, it does lower the heat on him to a certain extent.

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Ban to protect, ban to protect: Pakistan and its long history of eyewashes

hafiz-aliNew Delhi, Oct 11: Ahead of the crucial FATF meet four persons closely associated with Lashkar-e-Tayiba chief, Hafiz Saeed were arrested in Pakistan.The four were identified as Zafar Iqbal, Hafiz Aziz, Muhammad Ashraf and Abdul Salam.

Pakistan, it may be recalled had booked several cases against the Lashkar-e-Tayiba’s financial wing, Jamaat-ud-Dawah. These actions look like Pakistan is making last ditch attempts to avoid being blacklisted by the FATF, which is meeting between October 12 to 15.

Indian born Al-Qaeda chief killed: Neither Pakistan, nor Taliban can ever be sincere

img_0150New Delhi, Oct 09: The chief of the Al-Qaeda in the Sub-Continent (AQIS), Asim Umar was killed in a joint US-Afghan raid. The raid was conducted on a Taliban compound last month, Afghanistan’s spy agency announced.

Umar, the Indian born chief of the AQIS was on the radar of the agencies for long. He took over as the chief of the outfit in 2014, the year that it was launched. He was born in Sambal, Uttar Pradesh.

Doval in Srinagar: Analysing the situation before the big event on October 31

New Delhi, Sep 26: National Security Advisor (NSA), Ajit Doval took stock of the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir during his visit. He arrived in Srinagar on Wednesday amidst several intelligence inputs suggesting that Pakistan is upping the ante and would look to carry out strikes in J&K.

There was an orange alert that was issued after the intelligence reported that 8 terrorists of the Jaish-e-Mohammad would look to strike at an airbase. Further, the Punjab Police found that drones from Pakistan had dropped off arms and ammunition at the border. It was also found that the arms were to be smuggled into J&K.

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Intelligence will be national property as NATGRID readies for year end roll out

New Delhi, Sep 17: Not concrete, cock and bull, not actionable are some of the common words used by the Intelligence Agencies. In today’s day and time, intelligence, especially actionable and Grade A plays a very crucial role.

During a high level meeting of the Home Ministry held last week, the National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID) was discussed and Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that he would want this up and running by the end of the year.

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