Daily Archives: December 11, 2019

Citizenship Amendment Bill passed in Rajya Sabha


Rajya Sabha on Wednesday approved the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, completing the legislative procedure for giving Indian citizenship to non-Muslim migrants from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. Replying to a six-and-a-half-hour debate on the bill, Home Minister Amit Shah said the legislation seeks to provide citizenship to persecuted minorities in the three countries and not take away citizenship of anyone. He rejected ...

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Two killed as car falls into gorge in Tehri


Two men were killed when the car in which they were travelling fell into a gorge in Uttarakhand’s Tehri Garhwal district, police said on Wednesday. The accident took place on the Narendra Nagar-Rani Pokhri road three days back but came to light on Wednesday when some passers-by saw the wrecked car lying in a 150-metre-deep gorge, Narendra Nagar police station ...

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CAG report sheds light on financial irregularities in Uttarakhand


The government has lost Rs 2,271 crore till 31 March 2018 due to the negligent actions of various departments and public sector undertakings of the state government. This disclosure has been made by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India. The state government placed this CAG report on the floor of the House on Tuesday. The report has revealed ...

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