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Union Cabinet clears Citizenship Amendment Bill, to be tabled in Parliament soon

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its nod to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that seeks to provide Indian nationality to Hindus, Christians, Sikhs, Parsis, Jains and Buddhists fleeing persecution from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, said sources. A bill to amend the the Citizenship Act, 1955, is likely to be introduced in the Parliament […]

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Landmark moment in country’s history: PM Modi on passage of Quota bill in LS

New Delhi | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the passage of Constitution Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha providing for 10 per cent reservation to economically backward upper castes was a “landmark” moment in the country’s history and reflects his government’s commitment to ‘sabka saath, sabka vikas’. BJP President Amit Shah also hailed […]