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  • SC refuses to stay CAA, gives Centre 4 weeks to file response

    January 22, 2020 4:38 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Supreme Court has refused to stay the operation of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). A bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde said today that it cannot grant any stay on CAA without hearing Centre. The apex court asked the Centre... View Article

  • NCC is able to boost the sense of national pride among youth: Rajnath Singh

    January 22, 2020 4:38 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has said that National Cadet Corps (NCC) is able to boost the sense of national pride among the youth. Addressing the NCC cadets in New Delhi today, Mr Singh said, every school and college should have... View Article

  • SC asks Parliament to review powers of Lok Sabha Speakers, Assemblies to disqualify members

    January 22, 2020 10:32 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    In a path breaking ruling, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said, the time has come when Parliament should have a rethink on whether disqualification petitions ought to be entrusted to a Speaker as a quasi-judicial authority when such Speaker continues... View Article

  • Procurement of defence equipment worth over Rs 5,000 cr approved to promote indigenisation

    January 22, 2020 10:31 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Defence Acquisition Council, DAC has approved procurement of equipment worth over five thousand 100 crore rupees from indigenous sources to promote indigenization. They include sophisticated Electronic Warfare Systems for the Army designed by Defence Research and Development Organization, DRDO and... View Article

  • Scrutiny of nomination papers for Delhi Polls to be held today

    January 22, 2020 10:28 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Political activities have gained momentum in the National Capital with the end of filing of nominations for upcoming Delhi Assembly Elections. As per the Chief Electoral Officer of Delhi, total 1,029 candidates including 842 men and 187 women filed the... View Article

  • ICCR working on making India global hub of education, says Dr Vinay Sahasrabuddhe

    January 21, 2020 5:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), a cultural arm of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which is promoting Indian culture and education abroad for more than 60 years, is organizing a national conference ‘’Destination India” in Pune on 28 and... View Article

  • 50th Annual Meeting of World Economic Forum begins in Davos

    January 21, 2020 11:37 am Published by Leave your thoughts

      The 50th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, a  congregation of rich and powerful from across the world, opens in Davos, Switzerland today. Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal will lead the Indian delegation to the WEF. Besides,... View Article

  • British PM Boris Johnson’s Brexit bill hits last-minute hiccup

    January 21, 2020 11:32 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit plan hit a hurdle yesterday when Parliament’s upper chamber told the government to give European Union citizens living in the UK, physical proof of their right to remain, after the country leaves the bloc.... View Article

  • Sri Lanka president says thousands of war missing are dead

    January 21, 2020 11:29 am Published by Leave your thoughts

      Sri Lanka’s president has acknowledged for the first time that more than 20,000 people who disappeared during the country’s civil war are dead. Gotabaya Rajapaksa made the remark in a meeting with a UN envoy in the capital, Colombo.... View Article

  • Andhra Pradesh Assembly passes bill to establish three capitals

    January 21, 2020 11:27 am Published by Leave your thoughts

      Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly passed a bill proposing three capitals, Legislative, Executive and Judicial for the state. The Assembly passed the AP Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions Bill this regard last night. Visakhapatnam is proposed to be... View Article

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