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Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli during practice session ahead of the first T20 match against Sri Lanka at the ACA Stadium, Barsapara in Guwahati on Friday. – UB Photos
Nobody can be denied citizenship on ground of religion: Paswan
NEW DELHI, Jan 4: No government can snatch away citizenship of any Indian, Union minister and BJP ally Ram Vilas Paswan said, as he sought to reassure people over a number of citizenship measures which have triggered protests in various parts of the ...

Civil society groups, officials, Opposition decry AFSPA extension in Nagaland
KOHIMA, Jan 4: Various Naga civil society groups, state government officials and opposition parties have expressed displeasure over the extension of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 in Nagaland by another six months. ...

Man cheated of Rs 1 lakh in online payment fraud
THANE, Jan 4: A Thane resident lost a little over Rs 1 lakh in an online fraud involving popular payment gateways, police said on Saturday. ...

Light snowfall in many parts of Kashmir, min temp rises
SRINAGAR, Jan 4: Many parts of Kashmir received fresh light snowfall on Saturday, leading to an increase in the minimum temperature which brought some relief to the people from the intense cold conditions, the meteorological department said. ...

Bangladeshis, Rohingyas active in smuggling on B'desh border in NE
NEW DELHI, Jan 4: Bangladeshis and Rohingyas played a major role in smuggling of narcotic substances on India-Bangladesh border in northeastern state of Tripura during 2019, a BSF intelligence report said. ...

PM to set 5-year vision to push growth, investment
NEW DELHI, Jan 4: Weeks before the Union Budget and in the wake of slowing economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has started taking presentations from the sector-specific committee of secretaries (CoS) which will be the basis for setting a five-year ...

Wanted LeT terrorist nabbed from Srinagar, J&K
NEW DELHI, Jan 4: A terrorist belonging to a Pakistan based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba was arrested from Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday morning. ...

Govt won’t budge on CAA: Shah
JODHPUR, Jan 3 - Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday said the government will not budge an inch on its decision to implement the Citizenship Amendment Act despite the Opposition’s ‘misinformation campaign’. ...

US kills top Iranian General in drone strike
WASHINGTON, Jan 3 - The US military killed General Qasem Soleimani, the powerful commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, in a drone strike in Iraq on Friday to protect American personnel abroad, dramatically escalating hostilities between the arch- ...

Cong to move Assembly resolution against CAA
GUWAHATI, Jan 3 - Principal Opposition party Congress is planning to move a resolution in the forthcoming Special Session of the Assam Legislative Assembly calling for keeping the State out of the purview of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, or ...

Kerala CM writes to 11 Chief Ministers on CAA
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, Jan 3 - Days after the Kerala Assembly passed a resolution on repealing the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday wrote to his counterparts in 11 States on the need to save secularism a ...

AASU resumes night agitation activities against CAA
GUWAHATI, Jan 3 - The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU), which had suspended its night agitation in the wake of violence, resumed night agitational activities against CAA from today by organising torchlight rallies across the State. ...

PFI’s role established by police in UP, Assam: officials
NEW DELHI, Jan 3 - Uttar Pradesh, Assam and a few other States have established the role of Popular Front of India (PFI), an alleged radical group, in the violence that erupted during the recent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act, officia ...

Sabha will try to reach out to Assamese people worldwide: Saikia
GUWAHATI, Jan 3 - Newly-elected president of Asam Sahitya Sabha Kuladhar Saikia today said that the apex literary body of the State would try to be active in making positive use of social media so that the Assamese speaking people across the globe ge ...

BJP mass contact drive from Jan 5
NEW DELHI, Jan 3 - BJP will begin a 10-day mass contact drive from January 5 to mobilise public support for the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA). ...

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