Daily Archives: December 5, 2019

Citizenship Bill to be introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday


The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is likely to be introduced in the Lok Sabha on December 9 and will be taken up for passage the next day, official sources said on Thursday. The bill, which seeks to grant citizenship to non-Muslim immigrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan if they faced religious persecution there, will be tabled in the Rajya Sabha after ...

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Srinagar-Leh highway to be reopen for traffic on Friday


The Srinagar-Leh highway will reopen for vehicular traffic on Friday after remaining closed for 15 days as the Border Roads Organisation has cleared the snow at the high-altitude Zojila pass on Thursday, officials said. The highway was closed on November 21 after the second spell of snowfall hit the Kashmir region disrupting normal life. Officials said around 700 vehicles, including ...

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Supplementary budget tabled in Uttarakhand assembly

The Uttarakhand government on Thursday tabled its first supplementary grant budget, totaling Rs 2533.90 crore, for the financial year 2019-2020 in the state Assembly. Through its supplementary budget, the government sought a grant of Rs 1606.33 crore under the revenue head and Rs 927.56 crore under capital head from the House. The government also made an additional provision of Rs ...

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