New Citizenship law comes into effect from today: Home Ministry

The much-talked about Citizenship Amendment Act has come into force. Ministry of Home Affairs issued notification in this regard late on Friday. In th gazette notification, the Union home ministry said the act under which non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan will be given Indian citizenship, will come into force from January 10 that is, on Friday itself.

Delhi employees to get health checks paid by state govt

Delhi government employees over the age of 40 have been asked to get their health examinations done under a new scheme that makes annual check-ups a part of performance appraisal reports, according to government officials and documents seen by HT. The check-ups, which will be mandatory for employees across the board irrespective of their rank…

PM Modi to kick-off BJP’s Delhi poll campaign from Ramlila ground

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set tokick off the Bharatiya Janata Party’scampaign for the Delhi Assembly polls on Sunday, December 22, from Delhi’sRamlila ground even as thenation continues to be in a state of unrest due to the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).