DMK, PMK flay ‘Sinhala only’ National anthem in Sri Lanka

DMK president M K Stalin and PMK founder S Ramadoss flayed the Sri Lankan government’s decision to sing National anthem in Sinhala only on Independence Day and termed it as an attempt to isolate the Lankan Tamils. Continue Reading

Modi Government to resolve OCI issues : US-Indian activist

Following dozens of Indian-Americans facing difficulties at airports while travelling from the US to India over provisions in the OCI, an eminent Indian-American activist has said that the card should not be considered as “a multi-purpose lifelong visa” and demanded the Indian government fix major loopholes in it. Continue Reading

Congress alliance captures power in Jharkhand

The opposition JMM-Congress-RJD alliance in Jharkhand was leading in 43 out of the 81 seats of State Assembly till this noon, while the ruling BJP was ahead in 27 seats. Continue Reading

Agitations over CAA, NRC in United States

A large number of Indian-Americans gathered around the statue of Mahatma Gandhi installed in front of the Indian Embassy here and held a peaceful demonstration against the amended Citizenship Act and the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC).

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Sharad Pawar asks Maharastra to refuse CAA

NCP chief Sharad Pawar said that like eight other states, Maharashtra should also refuse implementation of the new citizenship law, which he feared would hurt the religious and social harmony of India. Continue Reading

Rajasthan Chief Minister opposes CAA, NRC

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said that the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) “do not deserve” to be implemented in the country as they will affect people of all communities. Continue Reading

CAA: Assam students in North America write to Modi

The recently enacted Citizenship Amendment Act will adversely impact people of Assam and the northeast, an association representing the Assamese community in North America said.

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BJP, Sena MLAs indulge in scuffle in Maharashtra Assembly

The Maharashtra Assembly today witnessed ruckus as the members of opposition BJP and the ruling Shiv Sena indulged in a scuffle and charged at each other, forcing the Speaker to adjourn the House for half-an-hour. Continue Reading

BJP-Shiv Sena on road to power in Maharashtra, no clear winner in Haryana

The BJP-Shiv Sena alliance looked set to return to power in Maharashtra while Haryana could be a cliffhanger with no clear majority for either the BJP or the Congress, Election Commission trends indicated as votes for the Assembly polls held this week were counted today. Continue Reading