Nityanand Rai: News

19 Feb 2024

Farmers Protest

Farmers put protest on hold after Centre proposes MSP plan

The protesting farmers have put their "Delhi Chalo" march on hold after the Centre proposed a new five-year plan for the minimum support price (MSP) for their crops.

12 Feb 2024


Farmers' protest: Government to hold second round of talks

Union Agriculture Minister Arjun Munda on Sunday said the Centre's was ready to hold discussions with farmer unions with an "open mind."

12 Feb 2024

Nitish Kumar

Bihar: Nitish Kumar's government to face trust vote today

A floor test of the new Bihar government led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will be held on Monday.

DMK MP's 'unfit' jibe at minister triggers uproar in House

A discussion on the Centre's flood aid for Tamil Nadu escalated into a massive row in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

21 Aug 2023

Nitish Kumar

Bihar: Row over renaming Atal Bihari Vajpayee Park in Patna

A political row has erupted in Bihar over the renaming of the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Park in Patna's Kankarbagh area.

09 Jul 2023

Chirag Paswan

Will decide soon: Chirag Paswan on return to NDA 

Chirag Paswan, the national president of Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas), has dropped hints of his return to the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

29 May 2023


Amit Shah to embark on 3-day visit to violence-hit Manipur

Union Home Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Amit Shah is set to embark on a three-day visit to violence-hit Manipur on Monday to resolve the ongoing crisis in the state.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why are more and more Indians renouncing citizenship?

Over six lakh Indians have renounced their citizenship in the last five years, according to data from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

Over 8.5 lakh Indians gave up citizenship in 7 years

As many as 8,81,254 Indians renounced their citizenship over the last seven years until September 30, 2021, the central government informed the Parliament on Tuesday.

10 Aug 2021


No plan on nationwide NRC yet; will update NPR: Government

The Home Ministry on Tuesday informed Parliament that the government has not yet taken any decision to prepare the National Register of Indian Citizens at the national level.

27 Jul 2021

Central Government

Government seeks extension till January 9 for framing CAA rules

The Central Government has sought an extension till January 9 for framing rules of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), which was passed by Parliament in 2019, Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai informed Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

Dual citizenship not under consideration, MHA tells Lok Sabha

The Indian government is not considering any proposal that allows dual citizenship, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) told the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, implying that the existing rules which forbid people from holding Indian citizenship along with a citizenship of a foreign nation will stay.

16 Sep 2020

Narendra Modi

Now, Modi government says fake news forced migrants to walk

Taking apathetic view toward migrant crisis once again, the government told the Lok Sabha on Tuesday that panic, sparked by fake news, triggered the exodus of poor, jobless, and hungry laborers who walked thousands of kilometers to their homes.