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Nanded gurdwara violence: Police files FIR against 64 for attack on cops; 14 arrested so far
India

Nanded gurdwara violence: Police files FIR against 64 for attack on cops; 14 arrested so far

Four constables were injured and six vehicles were damaged in the violence; the condition of one of the injured policemen was serious, officials said

Read an excerpt from Arjun Raj Gaind's The Anatomy of Scars, based on the aftermath of Operation Blue Star
Arts & Culture

Read an excerpt from Arjun Raj Gaind's The Anatomy of Scars, based on the aftermath of Operation Blue Star

Amidst mounting conflict, when the protagonist of Gaind's narrative, a young boy named Himmat, visits his grandparents in Amritsar he becomes witness not only to the acts of dissidents fighting for a free Khalistan but also the violence brought on in the aftermath of Indira Gandhi's death.

Sikhs to be counted as separate ethnic group in 2020 US Census; community hails recognition of distinct language, culture
World

Sikhs to be counted as separate ethnic group in 2020 US Census; community hails recognition of distinct language, culture

Sikhs in the US will be counted as a separate ethnic group in the 2020 census, an organisation of the minority community said on Tuesday, describing it as a milestone

NRC required in West Bengal, infiltrators have become vote bank of ruling TMC, says BJP state chief Dilip Ghosh
India

NRC required in West Bengal, infiltrators have become vote bank of ruling TMC, says BJP state chief Dilip Ghosh

He criticised West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee's opposition to NPR and said that it has become her habit to resist whatever is good for the country.

CAA protest: Days after violence, Seelampur seeks answers on who incited clashes; anxious residents return to streets despite crackdown
India

CAA protest: Days after violence, Seelampur seeks answers on who incited clashes; anxious residents return to streets despite crackdown

Even though the stones strewn across the streets in Delhi's Seelampur have been cleared and daily life has returned in the busy trading area of the National Capital, the anxiety over the law and order situation that took the locality hostage on Tuesday is still palpable

How many immigrants will benefit from Citizenship Act? 25,447 Hindus, 5,807 Sikhs,  55 Christians, two Buddhists and two Parsis, says Intelligence Bureau
India

How many immigrants will benefit from Citizenship Act? 25,447 Hindus, 5,807 Sikhs, 55 Christians, two Buddhists and two Parsis, says Intelligence Bureau

Those 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".

Under garb of CAB, Centre trying to change demography of North East, 'dump' outsiders into region, says Manipur MP Lorho Pfoze
Politics

Under garb of CAB, Centre trying to change demography of North East, 'dump' outsiders into region, says Manipur MP Lorho Pfoze

Lorho Pfoze of the Naga People's Front, which is in alliance with BJP in Manipur, cautioned Modi government against passing CAB

Children's picture book withdrawn amid backlash from Sikh community; publishers apologise for hurt sentiments
Life

Children's picture book withdrawn amid backlash from Sikh community; publishers apologise for hurt sentiments

The story revolved around a young boy who helps his father tie the turban, but a pug — which happens to be his pet — keeps coming in the way. In the end, it is the dog that ends up with a sash of cloth around its head.

On Guru Nanak's 550th birth anniversary, a look at founder of the Sikh faith's roar against tyranny, through verses
Life

On Guru Nanak's 550th birth anniversary, a look at founder of the Sikh faith's roar against tyranny, through verses

It sometimes seems that Guru Nanak has been reduced to a caricature of himself, characterised primarily by the bazaar art that typically depicts him as a greybeard in a white or saffron turban, deep in meditation. In reality, his roar against tyranny and oppression reverberated through the Punjab in the 18th-century, a time of great instability and turmoil

Jagmeet Singh set to play kingmaker as Justin Trudeau fails to get majority in Canada: Rise of pro-Khalistani leader Sikh leader may make India edgy
World

Jagmeet Singh set to play kingmaker as Justin Trudeau fails to get majority in Canada: Rise of pro-Khalistani leader Sikh leader may make India edgy

A relatively weakened Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau is out to secure the support of smaller parties to form a government after winning the general election but falling short of a majority

‘Hindus, Indian Muslims needn't worry about NRC’: Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh says exercise will only target infiltrators
India

‘Hindus, Indian Muslims needn't worry about NRC’: Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh says exercise will only target infiltrators

The omission of a large number of Hindu Bengalis from final NRC list in BJP-ruled Assam has apparently created panic among the people of West Bengal

Narendra Modi at UNGA: PM presents India's progress report to fight climate crisis, receives Global Goalkeeper award for Swachh Bharat' mission
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Narendra Modi at UNGA: PM presents India's progress report to fight climate crisis, receives Global Goalkeeper award for Swachh Bharat' mission

Speaking at the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York on Monday, Modi spoke about the importance of using renewable sources of energy instead of non-renewable resources, while giving his address at UN Climate Action Change

Fear over NRC grips West Bengal; two more commit suicide, hundreds queue up outside govt offices for documents
India

Fear over NRC grips West Bengal; two more commit suicide, hundreds queue up outside govt offices for documents

Amidst fears that NRC could be implemented in West Bengal hundreds of people on Tuesday queued up at government and municipal offices in West Bengal.

Did Narendra Modi violate Indian foreign policy by endorsing Trump at 'Howdy, Modi'? PM isn't first world leader to back counterparts
World

Did Narendra Modi violate Indian foreign policy by endorsing Trump at 'Howdy, Modi'? PM isn't first world leader to back counterparts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address at the massive 'Howdy, Modi' event in US' Houston has received reactions from across the spectrum, with supporters lauding him for taking a "decisive" stand against terrorism on the global platform and Opposition leaders criticising him for "violating" decades-old foreign policy by endorsing US president Donald Trump's presidential campaign for the 2020 election.

Pakistan media simply ignored 'Howdy, Modi' event in Houston, instead blamed India for 'diverting' world attention from Kashmir
World

Pakistan media simply ignored 'Howdy, Modi' event in Houston, instead blamed India for 'diverting' world attention from Kashmir

At 'Howdy, Modi' event hosted in Houston, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hit out at Pakistan for its support to terrorism while making a strong pitch against terrorism at the 'Howdy, Modi' event in the presence of US president Donald Trump

Donald Trump plays 'warm-up act' to Narendra Modi at 'Howdy, Modi' event in Houston: How international media covered mass rally
World

Donald Trump plays 'warm-up act' to Narendra Modi at 'Howdy, Modi' event in Houston: How international media covered mass rally

In what is being hailed as one of the largest ever receptions of a foreign leader in the United States, 'Howdy Modi' was marked by Donald Trump as a 'profoundly historic event', that was reportedly attended by over 50,000 people.

'Howdy, Modi' in Houston: 'What a proud day for Texas, US, and India'; Twitter goes gaga but critics term event 'singular disservice', 'absurd'
World

'Howdy, Modi' in Houston: 'What a proud day for Texas, US, and India'; Twitter goes gaga but critics term event 'singular disservice', 'absurd'

The 'Howdy, Modi' gathering in Houston that saw a footfall of over 50,000 people has been received with mixed reactions, from supporters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US president Donald Trump calling it the 'event of the century', to Opposition leaders and activists attempting to draw attention to Modi's endorsement of Trump's 2020 presidential campaign and the protests against the abrogation of Article 370.

'Howdy, Modi' event in Houston: PM slams 'countries supporting terror' in veiled attack on Pakistan; backs Donald Trump for second term
India

'Howdy, Modi' event in Houston: PM slams 'countries supporting terror' in veiled attack on Pakistan; backs Donald Trump for second term

Narendra Modi made a strong pitch against terrorism at the 'Howdy, Modi' event in the presence of US president Donald Trump

Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to address UN Climate Action Summit in New York; Donald Trump to meet Imran Khan on sidelines of UNGA session today; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to address UN Climate Action Summit in New York; Donald Trump to meet Imran Khan on sidelines of UNGA session today; day's top stories

Here are the day's top stories: Narendra Modi to address UN Climate Action Summit in New York today; Chinmayanand arrested: Shahjahanpur student to appear before Allahabad HC on Monday; and more