Latest News on 2016
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Jan 07, 2019
After 'Jinnah' comment, BJP's Himanta Biswa Sarma says Hindus will be minority in Assam if Citizenship Bill is not passedThe senior BJP leader stood by his "Jinnah's legacy" remark and said those who are protesting against him do not know the history of Assam and its formation during the partition of India.
Dec 27, 2018
Blanket ban on commercial surrogacy eliminates aspect of privacy; unfair to couples who marry late, homosexualsThere is no doubt that this $1-billion industry needs to be regulated, but banning commercial surrogacy entirely might not be the way.
Dec 26, 2018
Review petition filed in SC seeking re-examination of its Aadhaar verdictThe petition challenges the verdict that Aadhaar Act does not violate the right to privacy.
Dec 20, 2018
Lok Sabha passes 'historic' bill which bans commercial surrogacy; single parents, same-sex couples not entitledThe Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2016 that prohibits commercial surrogacy and allows close relatives to act as surrogates to needy infertile couples for "altruistic" reasons.
Nov 15, 2018
BJP faces the heat in Assam as 70 tribal groups set to protest citizenship for Hindu Bangladeshi immigrants todayThe BJP's foray into the North East has faced a challenge after the Centre's move to pass the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which has faced opposition in Assam.
Nov 01, 2018
Suspected ULFA (I) militants shoot dead five persons in Assam's Tinsukia; Sarbananda Sonowal condemns incidentThe incident occurred at Kherbari village in Assam, when cadres of the outfit allegedly picked them up and took them to the Brahmaputra river bank.
Oct 05, 2018
Employee of Odisha electrical department unable to withdraw EPF due to error on Aadhaar card, threatens to commit suicideDue to an error on Santosh Jena's Aadhaar card he has threatened to commit suicide after he was unable to withdraw his Employee Provident Fund (EPF).
Aug 04, 2018
Congress attacks BJP on Assam NRC, says UPA deported over 80,000 Bangladeshis in 2005-2013Daring Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Shah to clarify their stance on Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016, Surjewala said: "On one side, they are shedding crocodile tears on NRC and claiming deportation of foreigners, and on the other, Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016 seeks to give citizenship to foreigners undoing the entire process of NRC."
Apr 03, 2018
UIDAI tells Supreme Court minors can't opt out of Aadhaar after attaining majorityMinors, whose Aadhaar card has already been generated, cannot opt out of the Aadhaar scheme after attaining majority, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) today told the Supreme Court.
Mar 22, 2018
Cabinet gives nod to moving official amendments in 2016 Surrogacy Bill in bid to ban commercialisation of practiceThe Cabinet, on Wednesday, gave its approval for moving official amendments in a bill which aims at banning commercial surrogacy, allowing altruistic surrogacy to needy infertile couples and its effective regulation in the country.