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How Uber plans to resume operations safely in India

18 May 2020

How Uber plans to resume operations safely in India

The fourth phase of India's lockdown has started with a particular focus on keeping the public safe while allowing select business activities like cabs and e-commerce deliveries.

With big players missing, Congress' meeting on CAA bites dust

13 Jan 2020

With big players missing, Congress' meeting on CAA bites dust

Today, Congress convened a meeting of opposition in New Delhi to prepare a strategy on pressing issues like the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Population Register (NPR), and National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Goa Congress leader calls CAA 'good law', defies party's stand

10 Jan 2020

Goa Congress leader calls CAA 'good law', defies party's stand

A Congress leader from Goa has called the Citizenship Amendment Act a good law, contradictory to the stand his party has taken.

Why leave Muslims: BJP's Chandra Bose, Netaji's relative, questions CAA

24 Dec 2019

Why leave Muslims: BJP's Chandra Bose, Netaji's relative, questions CAA

The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) has put Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the receiving end of criticism, with many saying that the ruling party didn't pay attention to India's secular nature.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Light-powered headphones, Realme buds, Facebook's leak, DNA dating, more

22 Dec 2019

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Light-powered headphones, Realme buds, Facebook's leak, DNA dating, more

In the third week of December, the world of tech witnessed plenty of activity, both good and bad.

Apparently, India cuts internet more than any other country

22 Dec 2019

Apparently, India cuts internet more than any other country

In the wake of violent protests against CAA/CAB, the Indian Government has created another concern for people in the country - unexpected internet shutdown.

Police complaint filed against Farhan Akhtar over anti-CAA tweet

21 Dec 2019

Police complaint filed against Farhan Akhtar over anti-CAA tweet

On Friday, a police complaint was filed against actor/director Farhan Akhtar for allegedly posting seditious content and distorting facts about the newly-implemented Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

NRC won't be implemented in Bihar, declares CM Nitish Kumar

20 Dec 2019

NRC won't be implemented in Bihar, declares CM Nitish Kumar

JD(U) boss and Chief Minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar, has said the National Register of Citizens (NRC) will not be implemented in his state. In fact, he asked why should even the process make an appearance in Bihar.

Assam: Messages flood phones as internet resumes after 10 days

20 Dec 2019

Assam: Messages flood phones as internet resumes after 10 days

In Assam, mobile internet services were restored on Friday after a ten-day blackout following violent agitation across the state over the Citizenship Amendment Act.

SC to hear nearly 60 pleas against Citizenship Act today

18 Dec 2019

SC to hear nearly 60 pleas against Citizenship Act today

Today, the Supreme Court will hear nearly 60 petitions challenging the newly-implemented Citizenship Act, which has created a storm across India.

Implementing Citizenship Act not a choice: MHA tells 'revolting' states

14 Dec 2019

Implementing Citizenship Act not a choice: MHA tells 'revolting' states

In stern words, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has told states that implementing the Citizenship Act is not a choice, and they will have to follow the law of the land.

Prashant Kishor asked to leave JD(U); will work with AAP

14 Dec 2019

Prashant Kishor asked to leave JD(U); will work with AAP

JD(U)'s vice-president Prashant Kishor is angry after his party supported the Citizenship Act and he has been continuously slamming his boss and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

As Assam burns, CM Sonowal says violence won't be tolerated

13 Dec 2019

As Assam burns, CM Sonowal says violence won't be tolerated

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has finally spoken about the unrest in his state and promised to take strong action against those indulging in violence.

Amid Citizenship Bill protests, Japan's PM postpones India visit

13 Dec 2019

Amid Citizenship Bill protests, Japan's PM postpones India visit

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has deferred his three-day visit to India, Ministry of External Affairs confirmed on Friday.

Why is Assam protesting the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill?

12 Dec 2019

Why is Assam protesting the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill?

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill has caused quite a stir in the Northeastern state of Assam. Since Wednesday, when the Bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha, protests have intensified, triggering curfews, the suspension of internet services, and utter mayhem.

CAB aftermath: Bangladesh's foreign minister cancels India visit, MEA responds

12 Dec 2019

CAB aftermath: Bangladesh's foreign minister cancels India visit, MEA responds

The sharp words which Union Home Minister Amit Shah used to describe the minorities' condition in neighboring countries ruffled Bangladesh's feathers. The country's foreign minister AK Abdul Momen said no one is treated unfairly.

Ran in burkha from Bangladesh: Roopa Ganguly recounts horror

12 Dec 2019

Ran in burkha from Bangladesh: Roopa Ganguly recounts horror

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill has become a boiling point in Indian political discourse, with for and against voices fiercely defending their stands.

IUML to file plea against Citizenship Bill in Supreme Court

12 Dec 2019

IUML to file plea against Citizenship Bill in Supreme Court

A day after the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha, the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) has filed a writ petition against the Bill in the Supreme Court on Thursday, calling it "unconstitutional."

Delhi: Hindu refugee family, hoping for citizenship, names daughter 'Nagrikta'

12 Dec 2019

Delhi: Hindu refugee family, hoping for citizenship, names daughter 'Nagrikta'

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill has given a sense of relief to minorities, who had to flee Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh, due to persecution.

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill protests: Curfew in Assam, Army on standby

12 Dec 2019

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill protests: Curfew in Assam, Army on standby

Late last evening, the Rajya Sabha passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, amid widespread protests in the Northeast.

CAB stir: Paramilitary forces withdrawn from J&K, sent to Assam

11 Dec 2019

CAB stir: Paramilitary forces withdrawn from J&K, sent to Assam

While the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is being debated in the Rajya Sabha today, Assam is burning with hundreds of people taking to streets to protest the proposed amendments.

Ganguly became BCCI President because of our reforms: Justice Lodha

11 Dec 2019

Ganguly became BCCI President because of our reforms: Justice Lodha

Current BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has received a wide range of positive responses for his work, ever since taking up the role in October.

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: Indian Muslims shouldn't be scared, says Shah

11 Dec 2019

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: Indian Muslims shouldn't be scared, says Shah

After tabling the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Rajya Sabha, Home Minister Amit Shah said Indian Muslims need not fear due to the proposed amendments.

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: Facts, myths and everything in between

10 Dec 2019

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: Facts, myths and everything in between

Take an orange ball, call it green.

Sena supports former-ally BJP on Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. Here's why

10 Dec 2019

Sena supports former-ally BJP on Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. Here's why

Shiv Sena may have ended its decades-long alliance with BJP, but the party still supported the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill yesterday.

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill clears Lok Sabha, protests planned across Northeast

10 Dec 2019

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill clears Lok Sabha, protests planned across Northeast

With the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill clearing the Lok Sabha test on Monday, a student's body has called for an 11-hour shutdown across Northeast. The bandh started at 5 am today and will continue till 4 pm.

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: US Commission seeks sanctions against Amit Shah

10 Dec 2019

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: US Commission seeks sanctions against Amit Shah

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill has not only provoked protests in India but has also prompted a reaction from a United States Commission on international religious freedom.

Despite massive protests, Citizenship (Amendment) Bill passed in Lok Sabha

10 Dec 2019

Despite massive protests, Citizenship (Amendment) Bill passed in Lok Sabha

After much commotion, the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on Monday.

Will create invisible Hindu-Muslim partition: Sena attacks Citizenship Bill

09 Dec 2019

Will create invisible Hindu-Muslim partition: Sena attacks Citizenship Bill

According to Shiv Sena, the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, tabled in the Lok Sabha on Monday by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, will create an "invisible partition" between Hindus and Muslims in the country.

Cleared by Cabinet, Citizenship Bill exempts Arunachal, Nagaland, Mizoram

04 Dec 2019

Cleared by Cabinet, Citizenship Bill exempts Arunachal, Nagaland, Mizoram

On Wednesday morning, the Union Cabinet cleared the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh had earlier said the Bill is a top priority for the government, deeming it as significant as revoking Jammu and Kashmir's special status.

BCCI has big plans for historic D/N Test: Details here

18 Nov 2019

BCCI has big plans for historic D/N Test: Details here

The first-ever Day-Night Test in India would witness Men In Blue and Bangladesh locking horns at the iconic Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata from Friday.

BCCI ethics officer clears Sourav Ganguly of conflict of interest

17 Nov 2019

BCCI ethics officer clears Sourav Ganguly of conflict of interest

Newly elected Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly, who was served a conflict of interest notice, has been cleared of the charges by BCCI ethics officer Justice (retd.) DK Jain.

Ex-BCCI chief curator makes suggestions for D/N Test at Eden

30 Oct 2019

Ex-BCCI chief curator makes suggestions for D/N Test at Eden

Former BCCI chief curator Daljit Singh on Wednesday proposed more grass on the pitch and lesser of the same than usual on the outfield for the historic Day-Night Test to be played at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

Will Sourav Ganguly join BJP? Former Indian captain addresses rumors

16 Oct 2019

Will Sourav Ganguly join BJP? Former Indian captain addresses rumors

Sourav Ganguly, the former captain of the Indian cricket team, has many records to his name. And earlier this week, he started his new innings when he was elected as the chief of BCCI, the top cricket administrative body in the country.

Durga Puja music video featuring Sourav Ganguly coming up soon

18 Sep 2018

Durga Puja music video featuring Sourav Ganguly coming up soon

A Bengali music video on Durga Puja featuring cricket icon Sourav Ganguly along with popular film actresses will be launched soon.

Will Sourav Ganguly become the next BCCI President?

11 Aug 2018

Will Sourav Ganguly become the next BCCI President?

Former Indian cricket skipper Sourav Ganguly might become the next BCCI President, as per reports in the media.

IPL 2018: 2 play-off matches shifted to Kolkata from Pune

04 May 2018

IPL 2018: 2 play-off matches shifted to Kolkata from Pune

The historic Eden Gardens in Kolkata will host two play-off matches that were originally scheduled in Maharashtra's Pune, Indian Premier League Governing Council confirmed today.

Shami accused of age-fudging by wife Jahan

28 Apr 2018

Shami accused of age-fudging by wife Jahan

Mohammed Shami's troubles are not over yet as wife Hasin Jahan has made a fresh allegation against her husband.

Aditya Verma hits out at ICC chief Shashank Manohar

03 Mar 2018

Aditya Verma hits out at ICC chief Shashank Manohar

Aditya Verma, petitioner in the Indian Premier League spot-fixing scam, has made a new series of allegations against ICC chief Shashank Manohar.

Sourav Ganguly fights over train berth

19 Jul 2017

Sourav Ganguly fights over train berth

Former Indian captain and a member of BCCI Cricket Advisory Committee, Sourav Ganguly found himself in trouble as he boarded a train for the first time since 2001.