For public consumption the spin on the Citizenship Amendment Bill is that it is about religious minorities in countries that were part of India before Partition. That would mean Bangladesh and Pakistan. Why does it include Afghanistan?

Dr Manmohan Singh writes: “I urge the Prime Minister to set aside his deep-rooted suspicion of industrialists and entrepreneurs and nurse us back to a confident and mutually trustworthy society that can revive the animal spirits and help our economy soar.”

As leaked documents show over a million Uighur Muslims are in detention camps in China's Xinjiang region, I was reminded of a Uighur refugee in Delhi I met ten years ago.

"Kashmir ke peechay hai hamara ghar," he began...

“Mahatma Gandhi had four sons. All four went to jail during the freedom struggle. None sought political office of any kind in independent India.”

“The leaked papers offer a striking picture of how the hidden machinery of the Chinese state carried out the country’s most far-reaching internment campaign since the Mao era.”

Shri Kumar Ketkar, a Rajya Sabha MP from INC too did not attend the meeting. When Newslaundry contacted him, he was not available in his office. His personal secretary said, “Sir is not in Delhi and did not attend the meeting.” When asked about the reason behind his boss’ absence, he said, “Why should I tell you?”

“Mastodon Social, the social media platform which has gained popularity in India recently, on November 14 suspended an account of the Assam Police reportedly citing that “cops are not welcome”.


“Meanwhile, former chief minister Devendra Fadnavis was quoted as saying that the BJP would form the government. The BJP held a meeting of its defeated candidates here on Saturday. Chandrakant Patil told reporters later that Fadnavis expressed confidence that the party would form government.”

“We have heard for five years about 1,000 mohalla clinics being set up, but their number totals fewer than 200 — or less than one a week!”

Liberal logic: Shiv Sena-Congress alliance is ok because BJP-PDP alliance was not ok.

Even if two wrongs make a right, please remember how the BJP-PDP alliance ended. That disastrous alliance was the reason militancy was revived in South Kashmir.


“Over a dozen tax officials interviewed by Reuters said they are stuck between a push to meet unrealistic collection targets, which influence their appraisals and transfers, and the fear of being accused of over-zealousness if they crack down on evasion.”

The four MPs who attended the meeting were the BJP's Jagdambika Pal who heads the panel, Sanjay Singh of the Aam Aadmi Party, Hasnain Masoodi of the National Conference and CR Patil of the BJP.

They deserve an award!

Sena-NCP-Congress Will Form Government, Will Run Full Term: Sharad Pawar

You know it won’t run full term if you have to emphasise it will :)

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