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Priyanka ends her ''dharna'' in Chunar, Cong to pay Rs 10 lakh to victims'' kin        Sheila Dikshit passes away        Western allies back UK over tanker seizure        Shiva Thapa becomes India''s first gold-medallist in Kazakhstan President''s Cup        Three beaten to death in Bihar over attempted buffalo theft        Priyanka detained on way to Sonbhadra, says prepared to go to jail        Heavy rains continue in Kerala        Indian-American adoptive father of Sherin Mathews challenges life term, seeks new trial        PM Khan to travel to US on commercial flight        Trump reaffirms Iranian drone destroyed, Tehran denies        Sindhu tames old rival Okuhara to enter semis of Indonesia Open        Dhoni has no immediate plans to retire, says longtime friend Arun Pandey        Team India squad for Windies Tour to be announced on July 21        India asks Pak to implement ICJ verdict on Jadhav immediately; Imran says shall proceed as per law        Trust vote; Karna assembly adjourned amid din; Guv directs CM to prove majority by Friday 1.30 pm        IT dept attaches assets of Mayawati''s brother, BSP blames BJP govt        33 dead in suspected arson attack on Japan animation studio        Former Pak PM Abbasi arrested over corruption case        Iran Guards say they have seized a ''foreign tanker''        Bayliss replaces Moody as Sunrisers head coach        
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Citizenship Bill will in no way cause harm to Assam & NE: PM
 
(Changsari (Assam),Feb 10,2019):, Feb 9 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday assured the people of Assam and the North East that the citizenship bill will in no way cause harm to their interest.

He was addressing a public rally here in the Assembly constituency of Assam health minister and BJP-led NEDA convener Himata Biswa Sarma.

"It is a national commitment to the people of the North East that they will not be harmed in any way and citizenship will be only granted after due investigation and recommendation of the state governments," Modi said.

It must be understood that there is a difference between those who forcefully entered the country and those who were "forced to flee their homes to save their lives due to their faith. Both are not the same", he said.

"We have committed to provide shelter to those who are minorities in neighbouring countries and had to leave everything due to the atrocities inflicted on them. They have come to our country and embraced the idea and ethos of Mother India," he said.

The BJP is committed to implement the 36-year old Assam Accord and a committee set up on the implementation of its Clause 6 is a step in that direction, Modi said.

The BJP-led NDA government is committed to protect the language, culture, resources, hopes and aspirations of the people of Assam and North East, he said.

The prime minister also said the BJP government was committed to make Assam the oil and gas hub of the country and in the last four years projects worth Rs 14,000 crore have been completed.


Sheila Dikshit passes away
Heavy rains continue in Kerala
Trust vote; Karna assembly adjourned amid din; Guv directs CM to prove majority by Friday 1.30 pm
ICJ orders Pakistan to review Kulbhushan Jadhav''s death sentence; PM hails verdict
Karnataka crisis: SC says rebel MLAs not to be compelled to take part in Assembly proceedings
Karnataka political crisis: SC to deliver order Wednesday on pleas of rebel MLAs
Modi govt will never misuse NIA law: Amit Shah
England are Lord's of cricket, win WC 2019
Any misadventure by Pakistan Army will be repelled with punitive response: Army chief
No decision by Speaker in Ktk till Tue:SC, CM says will seek trust vote
SC allows 10 rebel K'taka MLAs to meet Speaker, asks him to take decision during the day
Supreme Court advocates Indira Jaising and Anand Grover's residence raided by CBI
India exit from World Cup after top order collapse
Trump accuses India of imposing tariffs on American products; says 'no longer acceptable'
K'taka minister and Independent MLA Nagesh resigns, withdraws support to govt
Milind Deora resigns as Mumbai Congress president
JD(S)-Cong govt under threat as 14 MLAs submit resignation
India set to reach $3 trn eco this fiscal; need structural reforms to be $5 trn: FM
Petrol, diesel to be costlier; tax on super-rich, gold imports
Public private partnership to be unleashed to develop rail infrastructure: FM
KERALA NEWS
HC pulls up Kerala govt over Munnar encroachments
 Kochi: The Kerala High Court Wednesday pulled up the state government over the issue of alleged encr  
Student Stabbed at University College: SFI leaders have gone absconding
Ker CM takes a dig at Congress MLAs on quitting spree
Special Additional Sessions court permits Dileep to travel abroad
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Western allies back UK over tanker seizure
 Paris: Iran''s seizure of a UK-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz has further heightened tension
Indian-American adoptive father of Sherin Mathews challenges life term, seeks new trial
PM Khan to travel to US on commercial flight
Trump reaffirms Iranian drone destroyed, Tehran denies
NATIONAL NEWS
Priyanka ends her ''dharna'' in Chunar, Cong to pay Rs 10 lakh to victims'' kin
 Mirzapur: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra ended her ''dharna'' at the Chunar guest
Three beaten to death in Bihar over attempted buffalo theft
Priyanka detained on way to Sonbhadra, says prepared to go to jail
India asks Pak to implement ICJ verdict on Jadhav immediately; Imran says shall proceed as per law
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