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To Appease Muslim Voters, Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden Raises Kashmir In Religious Context

New York:  In an openly communal appeal to Muslim voters, Joe Biden, the Democratic Party candidate for President, has dragged Kashmir into his campaign in a religious context rather than as a foreign policy or a general human rights issue. His “Agenda for Muslim American Communities” published by his campaign also criticises the Citizenship Amendment […]

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Mamata Banerjee Raises Delhi Violence Issue At EZC Meet In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday raised the Delhi violence issue at the 24th Eastern Zonal Council (EZC) meeting in the presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah. “At the beginning of the meeting, I said that I feel sad for what happened in Delhi. There is an urgent need to restore […]

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Discord Among Shaheen Bagh Protesters Over Meeting With Amit Shah

New Delhi: As protest continues in Shaheen Bagh over issues such as the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC), a section of protesters is planning to meet Home Minister Amit Shah, while others are opposing it. The protesters are divided into two groups. Besides, there are differences among the protesters […]

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Sitaram Yechury Urges Naveen Patnaik Not To Allow NPR In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Thursday termed the National Population Register (NPR) exercise as a precursor of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and urged Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik not to allow it in Odisha. As governments of 13 states including Odisha have already announced not to allow NRC and six chief ministers […]

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Development has last laugh, Odisha implements POSHAN Scheme from this year!

Bhubaneswar: After a long dithering for three years (2017-2019), Odisha government  has finally decided to implement POSHAN Abhiyaan in State from the current year. The POSHAN Abhiyaan was launched in 2017 by the Modi Government, and as 2019 elections were looming large, politics took centrestage and the Naveen Patnaik -led BJD government refused to implement […]

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No Decision Yet On NRC At National Level: MoS Home

New Delhi: The government has not taken any decision on preparing a nationwide NRC, it reiterated in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, amid protests against the citizens’ register in the country. “Till now, the government has not taken any decision to prepare the National Register of Indian Citizens at the national level,” Minister of State […]

Tricolour In Mosques, Human Chains On Republic Day In Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: The southern state of Kerala will see the Tricolour in mosques, reading out of pastoral letters in churches, and a 700-km long human chain as a protest against the CAA and proposed NRC on Republic Day on Sunday. The human chain, which will be organised by the ruling CPI-M, will run from Kasargode till […]

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Actress Nandita Das Opposes CAA, NRC At Lit Fest

Jaipur: The controversial CAA and NRC issues reverbated at the Jaipur Literature Festival here as Bollywood actress and director Nandita Das on Thursday opposed the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the National Register of Citizens and urged the people to raise their voice against these issues. Addressing the media in the inaugural day of the Festival, […]

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Will Pass Assembly Resolution Against CAA: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata: The West Bengal government is planning to pass a resolution in the state Assembly against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in the next three-four days, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Monday. Banerjee also appealed to other states, particularly those in the North-East, to pass such resolutions. “We have also passed a resolution against NRCA […]

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Social Media Erupts Over Satya Nadella's CAA Statement

New Delhi: As Microsoft Corporation CEO Satya Nadella’s statement voicing concern over the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act went viral, netizens took to social media platforms to ask whether people will boycott Microsoft and Windows next. “As retaliation to @satyanadella’s statement on CAA, millions of Indians #BoycottWindows, there have been reports of people removing all windows […]

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I Told PM To Withdraw CAA, NRC And NPR: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said she told Prime Minister Narendra Modi to rethink on the issue of amended Citizenship Act and urged him to withdraw CAA, NRC and NPR. Modi told her to come to New Delhi and discuss the matter, she told reporters after a meeting with the PM […]

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Bharat Bandh: Security Tightened In Odisha, Private Buses To Stay Off Roads

Bhubaneswar: Public transport system is likely to be adversely affected due to the Bharat Bandh call given by Central trade unions tomorrow. As several political parties have extended support to the all India general strike, the private bus owners association has decided to suspend bus services as a precautionary measure. Apart from several Central Unions, […]

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Congress Misleading People On CAA: Dharmendra Pradhan

Cuttack: As part of its nationwide campaign to clear misconceptions about Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today organised a massive rally to create awareness among the people in Cuttack, Odisha. Participating in the mega awareness rally, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today hit out at the opposition, particularly the Congress and accused it […]

Explain NRC Coordinator's Social Media Posts, SC Tells Assam

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday sought an explanation from the Assam government in connection with the allegation the state coordinator for NRC had made communal statements. A bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde and comprising Justices B.R. Gavai and Surya Kant said that newly-appointed NRC coordinator Hitesh Dev Sarma should have not […]

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'Process To Update NPR Underway In Odisha'

Bhubaneswar: Amid the ongoing wrangle over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC), the survey process to update the National Population Register (NPR) in Odisha has begun. Door to door survey, collection and updation of data and house-listing process are scheduled to begin from April 16 and continue till May 31 […]

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Are You The Ambassador Of Pakistan? Mamata Banerjee Asks PM Modi

Siliguri/Kolkata: Blasting Prime Minister Narendra Modi a day after he asked the Opposition to protest against Pakistan and not the new Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday wondered whether Modi was the ambassador of Pakistan with a habit of glorifying and dragging in the neighbouring nation on every issue. […]

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India Reached Out To Countries Across World On CAA, NRC: MEA

New Delhi: India has reached out to countries across the world on the issues of the new citizenship law and the proposed National Register of Citizens, the ministry of external affairs said on Thursday. “We did reach out to countries across the globe on Citizenship Amendment Act and the NRC,” MEA Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said […]

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People Protest Outside Jama Masjid Against Citizenship Law

New Delhi: Braving cold weather, hundreds of people gathered outside the iconic Jama Masjid in Old Delhi after the Friday prayers and protested peacefully against the amended citizenship law, a week after violent protests rocked the neighbourhood on the issue. Amid heavy police deployment, the protesters raised slogans against the law and in support of […]

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No One Will Be Stripped Of Citizenship: Amit Shah

Shimla: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday said no one would be stripped of their citizenship and accused the Congress of spreading rumours. Addressing a public rally in the Himachal Pradesh capital on the second anniversary of the BJP government led by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, Shah in his half-hour address defended the […]

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Huge Rally In Support Of CAA and NRC In Odisha

Cuttack: Amidst the ongoing protests in several parts of the country, several organisations in Cuttack came out in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC). A massive rally was organised in the millennium city today to create awareness among people as the organisers claimed that false narratives are being […]

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BJP Will Not Backtrack On Implementing NRC

Sambalpur: BJP National Secretary Suresh Pujari Wednesday said the party will not backtrack on implementing the national register of citizens (NRC) as it is essential for the security and self-respect of the country. NRC, he said, is in the interests of the country. Pujari, who is the MP of neighbouring Bargarh, told a press conference […]

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Odisha CM Assures Christian Community- 'I Am With All Of You'

Bhubaneswar: Amid criticisms over BJD’s support to Citizen (Amendment) Bill (CAA), Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday sought to remind the members of the Christian community that he would continue to support them. Patnaik’s assertion assumes significance at a time when fingers were being raised at his secular credentials as his party backed the […]

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Top Congress Leaders Sit On 'Satyagraha' At Rajghat

New Delhi: Top Congress leaders led by Sonia Gandhi on Monday sat on a ‘Satyagraha’ at Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial Rajghat here, demanding that the rights of people as enshrined in the Constitution be protected. Top Congress leaders, including former prime minister Manmohan Singh, former party chief Rahul Gandhi and general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, participated […]

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Anti-CAA Stir: Notice To 28 People For Recovery Of Rs 25 Lakh For Damage To Property In Rampur

Rampur (UP): The Rampur administration has issued notices to 28 people “identified for violence” during last week’s anti-citizenship law protests here, asking them to explain their position or pay for damage caused to public and private property, officials said on Wednesday. The notices were issued on Tuesday after damage of nearly Rs 25 lakh was […]

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Where Will Muslim Refugees Go If India Won't Accept Them: Odisha Congress MLA

Bhubaneswar: After raising voice against the Citizen Amendment Act (CAA) & National Register of Citizens (NRC), senior Congress leader and Jatni MLA Sura Routray slammed the central government over implementation of National Population Register (NPR) in the country. Sura said, “We’ll go to every panchayat, every block in every district of Odisha to create mass […]