New Delhi: The Election Commission on Wednesday clarified that the people who have not been included in the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam will be allowed to vote if they qualify under the electoral laws, even if the NRC is not passed before the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. “Why not. Suppose I am …

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister elect Imran Khan on Wednesday invited Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan and former cricketers Kapil Dev and Sul Gavaskar to his oath-taking ceremony on August 11. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) made the announcement regarding the same on Wednesday. The development came after PTI leaders met Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua to discuss which foreign …

New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government on Wednesday went on back foot over the SC/ST Act, restoring the provision of arrest of accused without preliminary enquiry or prior approval that was recently struck down by the Supreme Court. Under attack from the opposition, Dalit groups and its allies, the Modi government on Wednesday decided to …

New Delhi: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor got some respite in the case of his wife Sunanda Pushkar’s death case as a Delhi Court allowed to visit foreign countries. It is worth mentioning that Tharoor is accused of abetment to suicide of his wife Sunanda Pushkar. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal at the Patiala House Courts …

Dibrugarh: An FIR has been filed against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the Naharkatia police station at Assam’s Dibrugarh for delivering controversial remarks against the National Register of Citizens (NRC). The FIR was lodged by Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), the youth wing of BJP. As per the sources, an Assam police official …

New Delhi: CCTVs will expose human trafficking in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Wednesday, alleging ‘a complete breakdown of law and order’ in the capital. In a series of tweets, the Aam Aadmi Party leader targeted the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Lt Governor Anil Baijal and Home Minister Rajnath Singh. His comments came …

Mumbai: Continuing with the reversal of accomodation begun in June, the RBI on Wednesday again hiked its key lending rate by 25 basis points to bring the repo to 6.50 per cent citing upside risks to inflation. Addressing the media on the hike in the repo, or the short-term lending rate for commercial banks, Reserve …

New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was on Wednesday adjourned till 12 noon minutes after it met for the day over BJP chief Amit Shah’s remarks made in the House on Tuesday regarding the Assam NRC. As soon as the House met, Congress members stood up to register their protest against Shah’s remarks. Senior Congress leader …