Indian-Americans hold rallies in support of CAA, NRC in US

A large number of Indian-Americans have come out in support of the amended citizenship law and the proposed National Register of Citizens, holding rallies in several US cities to “dispel misinformation and myths” surrounding the contentious law, the organisers of the demonstrations have said. Continue Reading

Editorial: People and Parliament

The Winter Session of Lok Sabha began on a stormy note Monday, with protests by the Congress and other Opposition members over various issues. While Parliament is a place to express views and debate problems, parties must understand that the proceedings are not supposed to get disturbed due to their acts. Continue Reading

It’s official: President Kovind abrogates provisions of Article 370

President Ram Nath Kovind has declared abrogation of the provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The move came after both Houses of Parliament passed a resolution in this regard. Continue Reading

Stalin to bring together Oppn leaders at MK memorial meet Wednesday

DMK president M K Stalin, who is lately leaving no stone unturned to project himself in the national arena, will bring together Opposition leaders from across the country for the first death anniversary of his father and party patriarch, M Karunanidhi, in Chennai Wednesday. Continue Reading

Editorial: Power to women

In a landmark move, Parliament Tuesday approved the bill that makes instant triple talaq a criminal offence, after the legislation was passed by the Rajya Sabha following non-aligned BJD extending support and NDA constituents JD-U and AIADMK, walking out. Continue Reading

Editorial: Security first

After Parliament recently approved a bill giving more powers to the National Investigation Agency to probe terrorist acts against Indians and Indian interests abroad, the Easter Sunday bombings case in Sri Lanka is likely to be the first case for the NIA. Continue Reading

MDMK nominates Vaiko as its candidate for Rajya Sabha polls

A high-level MDMK meet here decided to nominate its chief Vaiko for the lone seat allotted to it by the DMK as part of a pre-poll agreement during the 2019 general elections. Continue Reading

Maiden session of 17th Lok Sabha begins; PM, Members take oath

Leader of the House and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Home Minister Amit Shah were among those who took oath as Members of the 17th Lok Sabha that commenced here today. Continue Reading