J&K polls delay is betrayal of assurance by Shah: Omar

SRINAGAR: On December 6th, the vice president of the Jammu Kashmir National Conference (JKNC) Omar Abdullah stated that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government has harmed the bond between J&K and the rest of the country with the abolishment of Article 370 provisions. Omar said, “The delay in holding assembly elections in the Union territory […]

J&K Reorganisation Bill passed in Lok Sabha, amid Opposition walkout

NEW DELHI: After immense debate, the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha while the Opposition staged a walkout during the Winter session of the Parliament on Wednesday. The walkout happened when Home Minister Amit Shah called Jammu and Kashmir as former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru’s first big “blunder”. The Bill […]

J&K Reorganisation Bill and Reservation Bill debated in Lok Sabha: Here’s an overview

NEW DELHI: In a significant development, the Lower house has initiated discussions on the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2023, and the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2023, marking a crucial moment in the region’s legislative landscape. With the government presenting a packed agenda of 21 Bills for the session, these particular bills […]

Crucial criminal reform bills take centre stage in Parliament’s winter session

KOLKATA: In a significant move, the central government has placed three vital criminal law reform bills before the parliament for discussion in the ongoing winter session, which commenced on Tuesday. If passed, these bills will replace archaic legislations such as the colonial-era Indian Penal Code dating back to 1860, the Indian Evidence Act of 1872, […]

NCP rebel Ajit Pawar visits Amit Shah for Diwali after visiting Sharad’s residence

NEW DELHI: Amid the power struggle between the Nationalist Congress Party uncle-nephew duo of Sharad and Ajit Pawar, the latter found his way to Home Minister Amit Shah’s residence in Delhi on Diwali, alongside other NCP MPs Sunil Tatkare and Prafful Patel.  Ajit was earlier seen at Senior Pawar’s residence in Mumbai for a family […]

Manipur tribal body accuses army, police of detaining 12 ‘innocents’

NEW DELHI: In the midst of ongoing ethnic turmoil that has gripped Manipur for six long months, the Indigenous Tribal Liberation Front (ITLF) has accused paramilitary forces belonging to the Assam Rifles and the state police of detaining 12 tribal people they describe as “innocent.” The incident unfolded in the town of Moreh on Wednesday, […]

Kerala Blast: Suspect surrenders as police recovers batteries, CCTV footage

Of the 52 people injured, 18 remain in the intensive care unit (ICU), while 10 are admitted in regular wards

Amit Shah declares backward class CM candidate for BJP in Telangana

NEW DELHI: Union Home Minister Amit Shah made a significant announcement during his address at the Jana Garjana Sabha in Suryapet, the poll-bound state of Telangana. Shah declared that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Telangana will have a chief minister from the backward caste. He said, “Today I want to tell the people of […]

Amit Shah’s birthday draws praise and PM Modi’s wishes

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his heartfelt birthday wishes to Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday. The Prime Minister lauded Shah’s commitment to India’s progress and his tireless efforts in improving the quality of life for the underprivileged.  The exchange took place on X, formerly known as Twitter, where Modi expressed his […]

Diplomats wish Indians ‘Happy Hindi Diwas’ in Bollywood swag

Envoys across nations embrace unique celebrations for Hindi Diwas amidst debates on its unifying role in India