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Rajya Sabha

Bajwa writes to Prez, seeks CAA expansion to include Ahmadiyyas too

Bajwa made the request to the president in a letter to him.

22 Dec 2019 3:52 PM

'Will not apologise, BJP want to deflect attention': Rahul over 'rape in India' remark row

BJP lawmakers stood and raised slogans demanding an apology from the former Congress president.

13 Dec 2019 12:17 PM

Internet cut off, people in Assam can't read your 'reassuring' message: Cong to PM

Congress said, 'Our brothers and sisters in Assam cannot read your 'reassuring' message Modiji, in case you've forgotten.'

12 Dec 2019 12:44 PM

'No one can take away your rights': PM assures Assam on Citizenship Bill

'Centre and I are totally committed to constitutionally safeguard political, linguistic, cultural rights of Assamese people,' Modi said.

12 Dec 2019 10:19 AM

Happy that Shiv Sena did not vote in favour of Citizenship Bill: P Chidambaram

The Shiv Sena opposed it in Rajya Sabha, saying draft law should have been debated on basis of 'humanity not religion'.

12 Dec 2019 10:05 AM

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'Unconstitutional': IUML challenges Citizenship Amendment Bill in SC

The Muslim League also pleaded to declare it 'illegal and void' for violating Article 14, 15 and 21 of the Constitution.

12 Dec 2019 9:28 AM

Citizenship Bill: Now we can fly like bird, say Pakistani Hindus in city

A family residing in the resettlement colony named their newborn daughter “Nagrikta” as Parliament passed the bill.

12 Dec 2019 1:50 AM

After 8-hour debate, Rajya Sabha passes Citizenship Amendment Bill

Shah said that neither citizenship bill, nor triple talaq bill nor bill scrapping Article 370 are anti-Muslim.

11 Dec 2019 8:47 PM

'Don't need to prove how staunch Hindu we are': Shiv Sena opposes CAB in RS

The Sena does not need to prove how 'staunch Hindu' and 'patriotic' the party is, Sanjay Raut said.

11 Dec 2019 7:16 PM

RS TV stops telecast of CAB discussion after Oppn members heckle Shah

RSTV resumed telecast of the proceedings soon after and showed the House in complete order and only Shah speaking.

11 Dec 2019 2:10 PM

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Sena may take different stand on Citizenship Bill if queries remain unanswered: Raut

'If we do not get satisfactory answers then our stand could be different from what we took in Lok Sabha,' Raut said.

11 Dec 2019 12:27 PM

'No Muslim in India needs to worry,' says Shah on Citizenship Bill in Rajya Sabha

In the 245-member Rajya Sabha, the halfway mark is currently 121 as five seats are vacant bringing down the strength of the House to 240.

11 Dec 2019 12:16 PM

Govt’s attempt to ‘ethnically cleanse’ Northeast: Rahul Gandhi on Citizenship Bill

The CAB or Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is to be taken up for debate and passing in the Rajya Sabha after it cleared the Lok Sabha.

11 Dec 2019 10:42 AM

Govt confident of numbers as RS takes up CAB today

While the full strength of the Rajya Sabha is 245, its current strength is 240. This makes 121 the majority mark.

11 Dec 2019 1:37 AM

Supporting CAB is attempting to destroy foundation of India, says Rahul

Lok Sabha passed the Citizenship Bill with a majority of 311 votes against 80 votes where 391 members were present and voted.

10 Dec 2019 1:17 PM

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Passage of Citizenship bill India’s tryst with bigotry, says Priyanka Gandhi

Her remarks came after the CAB was passed in the Lok Sabha with 311 members favouring it and 80 voting against it.

10 Dec 2019 12:35 PM

‘Price of giving one party brute majority’: Chidambaram on Citizenship bill

The bill was passed in the Lok Sabha with 311 members favouring it, 80 voting against it and zero abstentions, after a heated debate.

10 Dec 2019 11:32 AM

Citizenship Bill to be introduced in RS today, BJP confident of its passage

Lok Sabha passed the Citizenship Bill with a majority of 311 votes against 80 votes where 391 members were present and voted.

10 Dec 2019 11:14 AM

Citizenship Bill to be introduced in Lok Sabha on December 9

Its passage in the Lok Sabha is all but certain due to the massive majority the BJP and its allies have.

05 Dec 2019 2:29 PM

'No plan to conduct NRC across country on religious lines,' says government

Minister of State for Home, Nityanand Rai, gave the information in a written reply in the RS.

04 Dec 2019 6:53 PM

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