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Centre seeks six more months to frame Citizenship Amendment Act rules
The Union Home Ministry has sought another extension of six months to frame the rules of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 (CAA), without which it cannot be implemented. This is the seventh such extension sought by the Ministry.
Key socio-political outfits in Ladakh reject Centre’s plan, harden stand on Statehood
Ladakh’s two top socio-political bodies, the Leh Apex Body (LAB) and Kargil Democratic Alliance (KDA), on Saturday, rejected the Union Home Ministry’s high-powered committee for the protection of land and jobs for the people of the Union Territory. The bodies hardened their stand on four key points, which include granting Statehood and special status under the Sixth Schedule of Constitution.
Over 67 lakh voters have downloaded e-voter card, says RTI reply
Over 67 lakh voters have downloaded a digital voter ID, known as the electronic Electoral Photo ID Card (E-EPIC), from the time the document was made available until December 23, 2022, the Election Commission of India (ECI) said on Monday in a Right to Information (RTI) response obtained by The Hindu. Along with e-PAN and e-Aadhaar, the E-EPIC is one of the few generally accepted identity documents that can be downloaded as a legally valid PDF file.
NIA files charge sheet in Kolkata’s Mominpur clashes