Informing about its stand, Uddhav Thackeray today said that his party has raised some serious concerns and Sena will not support the bill in the Upper House unless the issues are addressed by the Centre.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tweet celebrating the Bharatiya Janata Party's re-election victory in 2019 was the most retweeted and liked tweet of the year, making it the "Golden Tweet" in India, the microblogging platform Twitter said on Tuesday.
The attack came a day after the Lok Sabha cleared the Citizenship Amendment Bill. The JDU voted in favour of the amendment that has been brought in to grant citizenship to people coming from six communities — Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists, Parsis and Christians — in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
Shashi Tharoor's sharp reaction came a day after Shah defended the introduction of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in Lok Sabha, saying the bill would not have been needed had the Congress not allowed partition on basis of religion.
Priyanka's statement comes a day after the Lok Sabha passed the Citizenship Bill, paving the way for grant of citizenship for people coming from six minority communities — Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists, Parsis and Christians — in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. The Bill is yet to be passed in the Rajya Sabha.
President Xi Jinping doubled China's foreign affairs budget in six years from 30 billion to 60 billion yuan ($8.5 billion) to bolster its global diplomacy, according to the AidData research lab at the College of William & Mary in Virginia.
Settling a fractious issue that goes back more than a century, the Supreme Court, in a historic verdict on November 9, backed the construction of a Ram temple by a government trust at the disputed site in Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya and ruled that an alternative five-acre plot must be found for a mosque in the Hindu holy town.
Mustafa Kamal, who is the brother of NC chief Farooq Abdullah, alleged that Article 370 was scrapped in order to end the "Muslim-majority character of Jammu and Kashmir" and to pave the way for "demographic change" in the erstwhile state.
A day after the Lok Sabha cleared the Citizenship Bill, the US Commission said that it was "deeply disturbed" by the legislation and the US should consider sanctions against Home Minister Amit Shah if the Bill passes through both houses of Parliament.
Raising the issue during Zero Hour in Rajya Sabha, AIADMK member N Gokulakrishana said a committee constituted by the Puducherry government had recommended inclusion of five tribal communities under Article 342 of the Constitution in the ST list.