06:55 PM | Lok Sabha clears Bill to extend by 10 years reservation for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes in legislatures
04:30 PM | Ranchi High Court on Tuesday granted bail to the accused persons in Tabrez Ansari lynching case. Read more
JD(U) to Vote in Favor of Citizenship Bill in Rajya Sabha Too
Despite protests from Prashant Kishor and Pavan Varma, Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) will vote in favour of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in Rajya Sabha, taking the same stand that it took in Lok Sabha, reported CNN-News18.
02:25 PM | Almost a month after his appointment as an assistant professor in the Sanskrit Vidya Dharam Vigyan (SVDV) at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Feroz Khan is set to resign from his post.
Reports said that he is set to join the Sanskrit department in the faculty of arts. The BHU officials, however, are yet to make an official announcement in this regard.
The appointment of the Muslim professor on November 7 in the BHU had created a furore among the students who went on a month-long protest.
11:50 AM | 99.95% of children have given exams in Srinagar. All curfews have been lifted and no deaths have been reported due to police firing: Home Minister Amit Shah
11:00 AM | Foreign and domestic tourists in Kaziranga National Park were stranded due to the bandh. There was no public transport available to take them to Guwahati where they could board flights and trains to home.
Several students’ organisations have called for a bandh in the Northeast to protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. The 11-hour bandh began at 5 AM. The North East Students’ Organisation (NESO), backed by various other bodies and regional political parties, said they will observe the shutdown till 4 PM.
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