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8 January, 2019 4:27 PM Facing Anger Over Citizenship Bill, Centre Offers Scheduled Tribe Status To 6 Assam Communities

The decision, if implemented, will benefit the Tai Ahom, Tea, Koch Raj Bongshi, Chutia, Moran and Matak tribes, and turn Assam into a tribal state. With Assam witnessing shutdowns and massive protests against the Citizen (Amendment) Bill tabled in the Lok Sabha today, the Narendra Modi government is trying to push through a major decision aimed at pleasing 215

7 January, 2019 4:49 PM If No Citizenship Bill, Hindus In Assam Will Become Minorities: Minister

Assam Citizenship Bill: "I strongly believe that if this Bill is not passed, Assamese Hindus will become minority in just next five years. That will be advantageous for those elements who want Assam to be another Kashmir," Himanta Biswa Sarma said. Senior Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma Monday said Hindus in the state will become minority in the next five years 140

13 December, 2018 7:38 AM India Should Have Been Declared A Hindu Country, Says Meghalaya Judge

Meghalaya judge says, anybody opposing the country's laws and Constitution "cannot be considered a citizen of the country" A Meghalaya High Court judge stirred controversy after he wrote a judgement that said India should have been declared a "Hindu country." Since Partition of the subcontinent, during Independence, was done on the basis of religion 118

19 July, 2018 4:01 PM Jains plan a mega drive to map size and spread of community

The Jain community, which was granted minority status in 2014, believes that the size of the community is four times bigger than the 45 lakh as per the Census 2011. As per a report in The Times of India, to map the community’s size and spread, different sects have joined hands to launch a mega drive that will begin at the end of the chaturmass (monsoon 144

5 March, 2018 6:37 PM Implement panel report, says Lingayat mahasabha

The report has recommended ‘religious minority’ status to the community The Jagatika Lingayata Mahasabha, which is leading a movement seeking separate religion status to the community, has urged the Congress government in Karnataka to accord “minority” status for Lingayats under the Karnataka State Minorities Commission Act, 1994. Leaders of the mahasabha 31

22 February, 2018 6:15 AM Kailash Mansarovar Yatra registration begins, to continue till March 23

New Delhi: The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra will this year take place through the two traditional routes -- Nathua La Pass in Sikkim and Lipulekh Pass in Uttarakhand -- and the registration process for the annual pilgrimage has started, the External Affairs Ministry announced on Wednesday. The announcement comes after China said it would allow the Nathu 105

18 October, 2017 2:22 PM Trump celebrates Diwali at White House, hails contributions of Indian-Americans

United States (US) President Donald Trump has celebrated his first Diwali at the White House during which he hailed the incredible contributions of the Indian-American community and said he valued his very strong relationship with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Trump and his daughter Ivanka was joined by senior Indian-American members of his administration 55

18 October, 2017 11:55 AM Diwali Or Deepawali: 10 Things Students Should Know About 'The Festival Of Lights'

Diwali is here. The festival which represents the victory of light over darkness and good over evil would be celebrated all across subcontinent. The festival brings joy and happiness to all sections of people across the length and breadth of the country. Several important personalities have requested Indians to celebrate Diwali or Deepawali in a pollution 76

18 October, 2017 7:26 AM Donald Trump, daughter Ivanka light diya, say proud to celebrate Diwali in White House

Washington: US President Donald Trump has hailed the extraordinary contributions of Indian-Americans to science, medicine, business and education in the country as he celebrated his first Diwali at the White House. Trump was joined by senior Indian-American members of his administration including Nikki Haley, his Ambassador to the United Nations and Seema 97

18 October, 2017 7:20 AM Donald Trump celebrates Diwali at White House

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has hailed the extraordinary contributions of Indian-Americans to science, medicine, business and education in the country as he celebrated his first Diwali at the White House. Trump was joined by senior Indian-American members of his administration including Nikki Haley, his Ambassador to the United Nations and Seema 303