COVID-19: Centre ‘thinking’ of extending lockdown after April 14

Following requests from several state governments and experts,  the Centre is considering extending the nationwide lockdown after its  ends on April 14 in order to stem the transmission of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), government sources said. “A lot of state governments as well as experts are requesting the  Central Government to extend the lockdown. The […]

West Bengal becomes fourth state to pass resolution against CAA

West Bengal Monday became the fourth state to pass a resolution against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act, with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who has vociferously protested against the law, demanding that it be repealed immediately. Kerala, Rajasthan and Punjab have already passed resolutions against the Citizenship law, which came into effect from January 10. The […]

Shah sets 2024 deadline for NRC, says all infiltrators to be expelled by then

Chakradharpur/Baharagora, Dec 2 (PTI) BJP chief Amit Shah on Monday set a 2024 deadline for implementing the hugely divisive NRC across the country, asserting “each and every” infiltrator will be identified and expelled before the next general election. Notwithstanding the admission by some BJP leaders in West Bengal that apprehensions over the NRC had cost […]