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National News
BJP committed to passing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill
 
Silchar (Assam), Apr 11(PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday said the BJP is committed to passing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill once the NDA returns to power after the ongoing Lok Sabha polls.

The bill will be amended after proper consultation with all sections of the society and ensuring safety of the Assamese community, Modi told a poll rally here, his second of the day in Assam.

Protection to Assamese language, culture and identity will be ensured while considering the Bill again, he assured.

The Bill had been passed by the Lok Sabha by the Modi government on January 8 but was not introduced in the Rajya Sabha. The Bill is now set to lapse on June 3.

Slamming the Congress, he said it did not think about the minorities in Pakistan while dividing the country during Independence.

"The fundamentalists tortured our brothers and sisters in Pakistan. Is Congress not a culprit for this? People going to mandirs and gurudwaras in Bangladesh and Pakistan had to come to India. Congress sins made them foreigners in their own land ?" he added.

"Our daughters are being tortured in Pakistan even nowadays," he alleged.

On the triple talaq bill, Modi said his government will "strongly try" to pass the legislation after it comes to power at the Centre.

"Even if the Congress, AIUDF and mahamialvat (other opposition parties) try, they will be able to do nothing (to stop the triple talaq bill). Our daughters will get justice," he added.

Referring to the ongoing first phase of Lok Sabha polls in the country, Modi said "As per information I have received so far a huge wave is seen for us in the polling being held today.

"People have decided and it will be difficult for the opposition to survive ... In Assam, all five seats (where polling is being held in the first phase) will be won by BJP and the NDA.


2 terrorists, 1 jawan killed in Anantnag encounter
Don't bother about numbers, your every word is valuable: PM to Oppn
Kejriwal seeks action against cops for thrashing driver
Amarinder seeks Shah's intervention in streetfight between cops and driver in Delhi
Cyclone Vayu to recurve towards Gujarat and weaken gradually
Heatwave claims 61 lives in Bihar
With eyes on 2022, Priyanka to step up UP tours, meet Cong workers twice a week
Protesting doctors turn down Mamata''s invite for talks, say CM has to apologise first
Agitating doctors decline Mamata''s invite for talks
Cyclone Vayu to recurve again; likely to hit Kutch next week
Delhi court sends member of Pak-based terror outfit to 5-day NIA custody
Congress pays tributes to 13 people killed in AN-32 crash
Sonia, Priyanka visit Raebareli for thanking voters
Union minister Piyush Goyal appointed Deputy Leader of House in Rajya Sabha
Delhi's power demand on Monday night breaches 6686 MW, highest this summer
MP minor's rape-murder: Accused sent to judicial custody for a day
Mulayam admitted to Gurgaon hospital
Comments against UP CM: SC to hear Tuesday plea challenging arrest of journalist
Intellectual giant Girish Karnad remembered
Six convicted in gang rape, murder of Kathua girl
ENTERTAINMENT NEWS
Esha Deol, Bharat Takhtani welcome second child together
 Mumbai: Actor Esha Deol and her husband, businessman Bharat Takhtani, are blessed with a baby girl,  
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Becoming a sex symbol at young age haunted me: Lisa Ray
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Hong Kong police clear streets as protesters move to park
 Hong Kong: Protesters in Hong Kong left the streets, averting possible clashes Monday after haggling
Argentina, Uruguay restore power after massive blackout
Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong walks free, calls on leader to resign
Hong Kong leader apologises as massive rally chokes city
KERALA NEWS
Two workers killed in Kerala as earth caves in
 Kozhikode: Two people were killed Tuesday when a mound of earth caved in on them at a laterite quarr
Joseph terms Jose K Mani''s election unconstitutional, says ''crowd'' can''t elect chairman
Seven sustain burn injuries as bus catches fire in road accident
Rahul renews attack on BJP, Modi during ''thanksgiving'' visit to Wayanad
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