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Dec 15, 2019
How many immigrants will benefit from Citizenship Act? 25,447 Hindus, 5,807 Sikhs, 55 Christians, two Buddhists and two Parsis, says Intelligence BureauThose who will immediately benefit from the Citizenship Amendment Act are a total of "31,313 persons belonging to minority communities, including "25,447 Hindu, 5,807 Sikhs, 55 Christians, 2 Buddhists and 2 Parsis who have been given Long Term Visa on the basis of their claim of religious persecution in their respective countries and want Indian Citizenship".
Jan 02, 2019
Rafale row: Manohar Parrikar calls Congress' audio clip of Goa cabinet meeting a 'desperate attempt to fabricate facts'The Congress has claimed it has audio recordings in which a Goa minister can be heard saying Manohar Parrikar possesses all files on the Rafale deal.
Dec 31, 2018
Congress reiterates call for JPC into Rafale deal in Lok Sabha, Rajnath Singh says 'repeating a lie will not make it truth'Congress members have been raising the Rafale deal issue since the start of the Winter Session of Parliament on 11 December, demanding that a Joint Parliamentary Committee should probe the matter
Dec 14, 2018
Rafale deal: Rahul Gandhi's 'Chowkidar Chor Hai' jibe has fallen flat, he should at least not cast aspersions on SCRafale deal verdict: It's ironic that Congress is casting aspersions on the capability and integrity of the Supreme Court, an institution which all Indians look up to for delivery of justice
Nov 28, 2018
'Citizenship cannot be based on religion': At JPC meet, Opposition demands changes to Citizenship Amendment BillThe Citizenship Amendment Bill seeks to grant citizenship to people from minority communities — Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians — from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan after six years of residence in India instead of 12 even if they don't possess any proper document.
Oct 22, 2018
Assam govt faces threat to law and order situation as 46 organisations call for bandh over Citizenship Amendment BillThe BJP rose to power in Assam under the leadership of Sarbananda Sonowal for the first time in 2016 on the promise to deport Bangladeshi immigrants.
Sep 02, 2018
Congress leader Priyanka Chaturvedi questions why Modi govt bought only 36 Rafale jets when 126 were requiredPriyanka Chaturvedi asked why the government was "afraid of a Joint Parliamentary Committee probe into the deal, if it's fair".
Aug 07, 2018
Opposition dubs Rafale deal a scam in Lok Sabha, Congress demands probe by Joint Parliamentary CommitteeOpposition parties in Lok Sabha dubbed the Rafale fighter jet deal a scam, with the Congress demanding the setting up of a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to investigate it
May 30, 2018
Sarbananda Sonowal says Centre has assured concerns of people of Assam will be taken into account before amending Citizenship BillThe centre has assured the people of Assam that their concerns will be taken into consideration before taking any decision on the amendment to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016, Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Wednesday.
May 29, 2018
Thousands join mass hunger strike in Assam against Citizenship Bill; BJP ally in state backs protestsThousands of persons participated in a mass hunger strike here on Tuesday to protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016.