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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

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

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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

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

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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

Nearly 3 per cent of Mudra loans turn into bad loans: Govt

Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur gave this information in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha.

03 Dec 2019 4:21 PM

‘Political will, not new bill’: Naidu urges Govt to rethink on mercy appeals in heinous crimes

Naidu said crime against women is a 'societal disease' and there is some sort of lacunae in systems, both legal as well as the police.

02 Dec 2019 3:52 PM

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Confident of India becoming permanent member of UNSC, says Jaishankar

The minister said it takes a long and patient effort for getting permanent membership of the council.

29 Nov 2019 9:39 AM

Govt trying to revive BSNL, MTNL, make them profressional

We want to revive them and make them professional, said Communications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.

28 Nov 2019 2:50 PM

Crude steel production capacity on increase in country

The capacity for domestic crude steel production expanded to 142.24 million tonnes in 2018-19, said Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.

27 Nov 2019 3:12 PM

Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha stalled over ‘murder of democracy’

Congress MPs storm into the Well, evicted by marshals; Speaker says he was hurt by MPs’ behaviour

26 Nov 2019 7:05 AM

RS marshals shed military-style uniform, back in Indian attire

After the dress came in for criticism in some quarters, Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on November 19 ordered a review.

25 Nov 2019 12:23 PM

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