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Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020
Smriti Kak Ramachandran

Smriti Kak Ramachandran

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Smriti covers an intersection of politics and governance. Having spent over a decade in journalism, she combines old fashioned leg work with modern story telling tools.

articles by Smriti Kak Ramachandran (808 results)
Jan 05, 2020 03:29
The CAA was passed in December to fast-track citizenship for non-Muslims, who have arrived in India before December 31, 2014, from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan. read more
Jan 03, 2020 14:40
A six-member committee has been formed under Jain to oversee the campaign work. The other members include Avinash Rai Khanna, Saroj Pande, Rahul Sinha, Suresh Bhatt and Ravinder Raju. read more
Jan 03, 2020 00:47
The Union home minister will today address a rally in Rajasthan as part of BJP’s fresh attempts to address concerns about CAA. read more
Jan 02, 2020 00:54
The Citizenship Amendment Bill, which was passed by Parliament on December 11, 2019, is aimed at fast-tracking the grant of Indian citizenship to members of religious minorities from the Muslim-majority countries of Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakis... read more
Dec 27, 2019 11:32
Ambedkar popularly known as the flag bearer of uplifting Dalit and minority communities in India, would be happy to see the passage of CAB {Citizenship (Amendment) Bill}, according to J Nandakumar. read more
Dec 12, 2019 23:39
BJP is pulling out all the stops to assure people that the legislation that seeks to give citizenship to “persecuted” minorities from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh is not aimed at targeting anyone or changing demographics in the north-eastern... read more
Dec 12, 2019 10:42
A senior BJP leader said that most of the MPs from Assam are on their way back to the state, where curfew has been imposed in some areas. read more
Dec 11, 2019 23:35
BJP’s winning streak continued with the passage of the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill that faced a determined opposition closing ranks in both houses of Parliament. read more
Dec 11, 2019 02:00
The BJP is certain that it will get support from parties such as the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP), the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and the Biju Janata Dal (BJD)-- all of which are outside the fold of... read more
Dec 10, 2019 11:44
BJP, which has 83 members in the 245 member house, is counting on support from 11 AIADMK, 7 BJD, 3 Shiv Sena, 2 YSRCP, 2 TDP, and at least three independent MPs in the Rajya Sabha. read more
Dec 10, 2019 01:30
In India, the demand to include Tamil Hindus resonated in the Lok Sabha as well, with parties such as the BJP and the DMK raising demand. read more
Dec 05, 2019 00:53
NEDA convener Himanta Biswa Sarma has credited party president and Union home minister Amit Shah for leading the outreach, which he said would ensure the passage of the controversial Bill in Parliament. read more
Dec 05, 2019 00:49
The draft bill, which seeks to fast-track Indian citizenship for Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis, Sikhs and Christians from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, is facing resistance from some Opposition parties in the upper house, where the BJP is... read more