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Confuse, if you cannot convince: Standard toolkit of CAA opposition
Opinion

Confuse, if you cannot convince: Standard toolkit of CAA opposition

CAA protesters are well aware that if they cannot convince by facts at least they can confuse by rhetoric

West Bengal: BJP MLA seeks new UT in Rarh region
Politics

West Bengal: BJP MLA seeks new UT in Rarh region

BJP MLA from West Bengal’s Bankura, Niladri Shekhar Dana, said on Sunday that the state’s Rarh region comprising Purulia, Bankura and parts of Birbhum and Jungle Mahal should be declared a union territory (UT)

CAA will be implemented in West Bengal, says BJP's Suvendu Adhikari, challenges TMC chief Mamata Banerjee
Politics

CAA will be implemented in West Bengal, says BJP's Suvendu Adhikari, challenges TMC chief Mamata Banerjee

During a meeting in North 24 Parganas District's Thakurnagar, an area dominated by the Matuas whose roots are in Bangladesh, Suvendu Adhikari said the CAA will be implemented in West Bengal and dared Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee to try and stop it

Centre to grant citizenship to minorities of Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan under Citizenship Act, 1955
India

Centre to grant citizenship to minorities of Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan under Citizenship Act, 1955

According to a Union home ministry notification, those Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis, and Christians residing in the districts of Anand and Mehsana in Gujarat will be allowed to register as a citizen of India under the Citizenship Act, 1955

Centre gets 7th extension to frame CAA rules
Politics

Centre gets 7th extension to frame CAA rules

The Parliamentary Committees gave their nod another time to extend rules for the CAA taking cognizance of a request made by the MHA as the earlier extension ended on October 9

A war of lies against Bharat, Hindus and Modi government: Analysing the response since 2014
India

A war of lies against Bharat, Hindus and Modi government: Analysing the response since 2014

On 2 October, the New York Times published an advertisement featuring an open letter alleging severe human rights atrocities by the Indian government. As of now, the only responses to it have not been from the Indian government, but from diasporic Hindu organisations on Twitter

With Sikhs practically extinct in Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, India’s case as a natural homeland deserves a revisit
India

With Sikhs practically extinct in Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, India’s case as a natural homeland deserves a revisit

If they can’t come back to India which was once the land of their ancestors, then where do they go?

Off-centre | ‘Hyderabad Liberation Day’ and the spectre of Muslim separatism
India

Off-centre | ‘Hyderabad Liberation Day’ and the spectre of Muslim separatism

Of the 565 princely states that made up 40 per cent of the territory of undivided, pre-Independence India and 23 percent of its population, Hyderabad was the richest, most-populous, and, after Jammu and Kashmir, the largest in size

Citizenship Amendment Act constitutionally valid? Supreme Court to hear all challenges on Monday
India

Citizenship Amendment Act constitutionally valid? Supreme Court to hear all challenges on Monday

Over 200 petitions challenging the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019 constitutional validity will be heard by a two-judge bench headed by CJI UU Lalit and also comprising Justice Ravindra Bhatt

Delhi High Court to hear plea by former Haryana CM OP Chautala in disproportionate assets case
India

Delhi High Court to hear plea by former Haryana CM OP Chautala in disproportionate assets case

On 27 May, a trial court had convicted Chautala and awarded him a four-year jail term while also imposing a fine of Rs 50 lakh in the case of acquiring disproportionate assets from 1993 to 2006

If I'm in Rashtrapati Bhavan, will ensure CAA is not implemented: Yashwant Sinha
Politics

If I'm in Rashtrapati Bhavan, will ensure CAA is not implemented: Yashwant Sinha

Sinha said the BJP-led government has not been able to implement the CAA so far as it was "foolishly drafted" in a hurry

Amit Shah accuses TMC of spreading rumours on CAA, says it will be implemented once COVID ends
Politics

Amit Shah accuses TMC of spreading rumours on CAA, says it will be implemented once COVID ends

The home minister, who is on a two-day visit to West Bengal, said that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wants that the refugees who have come to Bengal should not get citizenship

Prashant Kishor likely to join Congress in next few days: Sources
Politics

Prashant Kishor likely to join Congress in next few days: Sources

Kishor met Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi at her residence on 18 April. He had met Sonia Gandhi on 16 April as well

Time to move beyond ‘The Kashmir Files’ and look at sufferings of Hindus next door
India

Time to move beyond ‘The Kashmir Files’ and look at sufferings of Hindus next door

Hindus in Bangladesh are facing an existential crisis on a scale very few communities in the world have faced

Why Matuas, BJP's most important voter base in Bengal, are scared with delay in implementing CAA
Politics

Why Matuas, BJP's most important voter base in Bengal, are scared with delay in implementing CAA

The Matua community which is considered the Dalits of Bengal mostly reside on the Bangladesh border in the districts including Nadia and North 24 Parganas

Indian politics 2022: Here are four big trends to watch out for
India

Indian politics 2022: Here are four big trends to watch out for

Electorally and in Parliament, the Modi government is almost unassailable

CAA and unfinished trauma of Partition: Time to look at the issue in a holistic manner
India

CAA and unfinished trauma of Partition: Time to look at the issue in a holistic manner

The supporters of the Citizenship Amendment Act argue that minorities are persecuted in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan

Pogroms a fact of life for Bangladeshi Hindus, but now Dhaka can’t escape scrutiny by blaming radicals
World

Pogroms a fact of life for Bangladeshi Hindus, but now Dhaka can’t escape scrutiny by blaming radicals

The ethnic cleansing of Bangladesh’s Hindus have frustrated many for years by the complicity of every Bangladesh government, and the international community’s failure to recognise the atrocities

Time to end caste system and fix Duryodhan’s thigh of Indian civilisation
India

Time to end caste system and fix Duryodhan’s thigh of Indian civilisation

Hindu social and spiritual leaders need to come together to convince people against the caste system

At least 75 refugees from Pakistan get Indian citizenship in Indore
India

At least 75 refugees from Pakistan get Indian citizenship in Indore

As many as 75 refugees from Pakistan, belonging to the Sindhi community and living here for several years, were granted Indian citizenship at a ceremony on Tuesday as part of the commemoration of 75 years of India's independence.