Punjab CM Amarinder Singh (File Photo/Twitter)

Will not implement CAB in Punjab, says Capt Amarinder

Chandigarh: Terming the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) as a direct assault on India’s secular character, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday said his government would not allow the legislation to be implemented in the state. Asserting his commitment to the protection of the Constitutional ethos of the country, Amarinder Singh said the Congress, which has […]

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Citizenship Amendment Bill against Sikkim sentiments: Bhaichung Bhutia

New Delhi: Ace footballer and Hamro Sikkim Party founder and president Bhaichung Bhutia said he is disappointed with the Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019. Speaking exclusively to IANS, the sportstar-turned-politician said “I am speaking on behalf of the people of Sikkim that we are very disappointed with the Bill since Sikkim is excluded from the CAB in […]

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CAB protest: Suspension of mobile internet services extended for 24-hours in Tripura

Agartala: Suspension of mobile internet services had been extended for another 24-hours in Tripura after the 48-hour blockade ended on Thursday afternoon, officials said. No fresh incidents in connection with opposition to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) have been reported in the state on Thursday. “Though the situation is normal in the state, rumour mongers are […]

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Imran Khan brutally trolled over CAB tweet

New Delhi: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan was brutally trolled after he tweeted on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill that has since been passed by both the houses of Parliament. Khan posted on @ImranKhanPTI: “We strongly condemn the Indian Lok Sabha’s citizenship legislation which violates all norms of international human rights law & bilateral agreements with Pakistan….” […]

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Bangladesh FM cancels India trip; MEA says not related to Citizenship Bill

New Delhi: Bangladesh’s Foreign Minister on Thursday postponed his trip to India after the passage of the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019, however, the Ministry of External Affairs here said the two developments are not related. Speaking to the media, MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said Bangladesh’s Foreign Minister A.K. Abdul Momen had conveyed that he had changed […]