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Citizenship Amendment Act Comes Into Effect, Says Indian Home Ministry

New Delhi Jan 11: The Citizenship Amendment Act or CAA, which promises citizenship to only non-Muslim refugees from three neighbouring countries, came into effect on Friday, an official notification from the Home Ministry said. The controversial law, that makes religion a criteria for citizenship for the first time in India, has triggered massive protests across the country.

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Indian Navy Deploys Warships, Aircraft In Gulf Amid US, Iran Tensions

New Delhi, Jan 9: The Indian Navy has deployed warships in the Gulf region to ensure security of India’s sea-borne trade and effectively respond to any emergent situation in the wake of fast escalating tension between the US and Iran, officials said on Wednesday.
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Four convicts in Nirbhaya case to be hanged on Jan 22

NEW DELHI Jan 8: The four convicts in the Nirbhya case will be hanged on January 22 at 7 am. The court said the convicts can use their legal remedies within 14 days.

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Divisions Act As Barriers To Intellectual Progress, Says Amartya Sen

Bengaluru Jan 8: Divisions between groups and sects not only damage social lives but also work as barriers to intellectual progress within and across nations, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen said at an event in Bengaluru on Tuesday.
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India Summons Pak Envoy Over Attack On Nankana Sahib Gurdwara

New Delhi Jan 7: India on Monday summoned Pakistan’s Charge d’affaires Syed Haider Shah and lodged a strong protest over desecration of Gurudwara Nankana Sahib near Lahore and killing of a minority Sikh community member in Peshawar.
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Mask-clad gang behind JNU clash; teachers get injured  

NEW DELHI: Reports suggest that it was a gang that covered their faces with masks who attacked the students and teachers in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Sunday evening. Several students including student union president Aishi Ghosh and teachers were injured in the attack.

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Jaishankar holds conversation with Iranian FM, expresses India’s concern

 NEW DELHI: Amid spiralling US-Iran tensions over the killing of Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Sunday had a conversation with his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif and said India remained deeply concerned about the levels of tension in the region.

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BJP Doing “Dirty Politics” For “Hindutva Vote Bank”: Sitaram Yechury

Guwahati: CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Friday accused the BJP of indulging in “dirty” politics with an intent to consolidate “Hindutva vote bank”.
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In 2020, Rajya Sabha Will See Elections Of 73 MPs

New Delhi Jan 4: Elections for more than 70 Rajya Sabha seats will be held this year with 69 members set to retire, including 18 from the BJP and 17 from the Congress.
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India condemns mob violence at Gurdwara Nankana Sahib in Pakistan

New Delhi Jan 4: India has strongly condemned the mob violence at Gurdwara Nankana Sahib in Pakistan this evening after reports emerged that hundreds of angry people surrounded the iconic gurdwara and threw stones, with devotees inside. Nankana Sahib is the birth place of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism.

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