Modi government will try to solve concerns over Citizenship Bill, Shah assures Tripura delegations
"Met with delegations of IPFT and Joint Movement Against CAB from Tripura and discussed their concerns over CAB. Modi government will try to solve their issues in a positive way," Shah tweeted. The home minister also thanked the delegation "for their appeal to maintain peace and call off the strike".
All train services to Tripura, Assam suspended; flights to and from Dibrugarh, Guwahati cancelled
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Unfavorable travel advice of US, UK over CAA protests puts pressure on travel business
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Want to assure brothers, sisters of Assam they have nothing to worry after CAB passage: PM Modi
The PM said he personally and the Central government are "totally committed to constitutionally safeguard the political, linguistic, cultural and land rights of the Assamese people as per the spirit of Clause 6." The Clause 6 of the Assam Accord guaranteed safeguarding local rights, language and culture.
SC to hear in January pleas on grant of quota in promotions to SC/ST employees
A 5-judge Constitution bench in 2018 held that the well-off members of the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) communities cannot be granted the benefits of reservation in college admissions and government jobs.
Will Citizenship Amendment Bill legalise religious discrimination?
The government’s logic is that these minority groups have come escaping persecution in Muslim-majority nations. However, the logic is not consistent – the bill does not protect all religious minorities, nor does it apply to all neighbours.
AGP demands reservations for local people
BJP ally Asom Gana Parishad, after a legislature party meeting on Thursday, wrote to Union home minister Amit Shah demanding 100% quota for locals in jobs
Changes to Passport, Foreigners Acts still pending in top court
The government on September 8, 2015, changed passport and foreigners acts to allow non-Muslim refugees from Bangladesh and Pakistan to stay in India even if they had or hadn’t entered the country with valid papers.
Parliament passes bill to merge Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli UTs
Merging will also help in cutting down administrative cost, he said, adding the move was supported by civil societies along with the elected member of Parliament of that area.
Tripura government to construct 2200 flats
Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb addressed the programme “ANGIKAAR” – 'A campaign for change management' at Agartala Town Hall where he discussed about various issues.
Amit Shah holds meet with North East CMs, political leaders, civil society on CAB
Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday held discussions with leaders of political parties, students bodies and civil society groups of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya on the contours of the proposed Citizenship Amendment Bill.
Tripura Congress President resigns
In a letter to AICC general secretary in-charge Luizinho Falerio, he stated the biggest error was silent acquiescence to instructions of consulting with members of BJP.
Cabinet approves extension of jute packaging norms for foodgrains, sugar
"The approval will benefit farmers and workers located in the Eastern and North Eastern regions of the country particularly in the states of West Bengal, Bihar, Odisha, Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Meghalaya and Tripura," an official statement said.
Violence, weapons not solutions; resolve issues through peaceful dialogue: PM Modi
Violence never resolves any issue and no problem can be worked out by creating another, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday in his monthly 'Mann ki Baat' radio address - the first of the year.
Tripura gets its first-ever SEZ
The proposal involves estimated investment of Rs. 1550 crores and generates estimated employment to the tune of 12000.
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