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).

Shocking Display of Police Brutality: Fact-Finding Report on AMU

The fact-finding team spoke to students in the hostels in the campus, students admitted in the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMCH), AMU security guards and faculty administrators of two residential halls in the AMU campus. A fact-finding report into events of 15-16 December 2019 at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) have described it as a “shocking…

Nirbhaya case: Supreme Court rejects review plea of rape convict Akshay Kumar Singh

The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the review petition filed by Akshay Kumar Singh in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case. Akshay Singh is one of six accused in the case. Of the total, prime accused Ram Singh had committed suicide in the Tihar jail during the trial of the case. Another accused in the matter was a minor and had appeared before a juvenile justice court.