India, Bangladesh, Tripura, Daukandi, Sonamura, Inland Waterway protocol route

Tripura receives first ever inland shipping cargo from Bangladesh

New Delhi, September 4, 2020: Relations between India and Bangladesh reached another milestone on September 3rd 2020, following the operationalization of the Daukandi (Bangladesh) – Sonamura (Tripura) Inland Waterway Protocol route. Bangladeshi vessel, MB Premier carrying cement started from Daukandi on September 03, 2020 and will reach Sonamura on September 05, 2020, traversing 93 kms […]

National Register of Citizens, NRC, Jammu , Kashmir, Tripura, Meghalaya, Jharkhand

No proposal to extend the NRC to other states

The NRC 1951 in Assam is being updated under the provisions of Citizenship Act, 1955 and the Citizenship (Registration of Citizens and Issue of National Identity Cards) Rules, 2003. The Minister of State for Home Affairs, Hansraj Gangaram Ahir stated in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today. He also stated that […]

Assam, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tripura, WhatsApp, Lynching cases, India, West Bengal

Lynching via WhatsApp: Government tells company to not remain mute spectator or may be treated as abettors

On 3rd July 2018 MeitY (Ministry of Electronics & IT) had written to WhatsApp exhorting them to take immediate steps to tackle the menace of misuse of their platform wherein inflammatory messages were circulated that led to unfortunate incidents. On the same day WhatsApp had responded indicating their initiative to mark forwarded messages and to […]