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Monthly Archives: July 2018

If NRC is Congress’ baby, why is it opposing: Kiren Rijiju

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday attacked Congress chief Rahul Gandhi for opposing the NRC draft released on Monday despite claiming that the document was the “century-old party’s baby.” “Rahul Gandhi says that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) is Congress baby and its implementation

PM Modi should stop dramatising poverty: Congress

The Congress continued to target Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his speeches in Lucknow last week, saying he should “stop dramatising” poverty. Congress leader Anand Sharma told reporters here that speaking was part of Modi’s DNA and if he does not give speeches, “it probably

Security tightened in Tripura over Assam NRC

Security was tightened across Tripura on Tuesday to maintain law and order following the publication of   (NRC). “No adverse report was reported from anywhere in the state. However, following the release of second draft of NRC in neighbouring Assam, security agencies in Tripura are closely

Don’t politicise NRC, it is not right

Union Home Minister, yesterday said that the first complete draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) that was published on the day, is not the final list, and urged the opposition not to politicise it. “Whatever work is going on in the NRC, is

Media reports on suicides impact vulnerable people

Journalists should take extra care while reporting suicides as providing details such as methods of suicides on the headlines can influence vulnerable people to take the extreme step, warns a study. “It is important for reporters and media outlets to understand that how they report

Court summons to Lalu, Rabri, Tejashwi in IRCTC case

A city court on Monday issued summons to former Railway Minister Lalu Prasad, his wife Rabri Devi, son Tejashwi Yadav and others in connection with the 2006 IRCTC hotels maintenance contract case. The case relates to alleged irregularities in the allotment of contracts of two

Suspicious packages found in New York’s Trump Tower

Several suspicious packages have been found at the Trump Tower in Manhattan that were being probed, the New York Police Department (NYPD) said. The investigation is on-going and so far nothing dangerous have been found since their discovery on Friday, NYPD public information officer Sergeant