This comes against the backdrop of the Union Home Ministry sending the Delhi government's recommendation to reject the mercy plea of one of the four convicts in the December 16, 2012 gangrape case to President Ram Nath Kovind.
Citizenship Amendment Bill in Rajya Sabha today: The Bill, which was cleared by the Lok Sabha with a 311-80 margin at 12.02 am Tuesday, seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslims who entered the country from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan until December 31, 2014.
The two-day national convention of the RJD —- which concluded on Tuesday —- also hailed the election of senior leader Jagdanand Singh as state party president and re-election of Lalu Prasad as RJD national president.
A villager could earn between Rs 12,000 and Rs 20,000 per month working in the factories. Of the 29 victims from Bihar, 11 are from Samastipur. The rest are from Muzaffarpur, Madhubani, Darbhanga, Sitamarhi, Saharsa, Araria and Supaul.
Each day of the yatra will see a public meeting on environment preservation and planting of trees under the ‘Jal, Jivan and Hariyali’ mission — recently launched by the Department of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
The Centre had in August last year sanctioned 13 new Kendriya Vidyalayas across the country, two of them in Bihar. However, it had clarified in the proposal stage in 2017 that the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan rules did not allow seats to be reserved for local residents.
Kushwaha said the Grand Alliance is in “reboot” mode. “It is true that the Grand Alliance did not show solidarity in the last Asssembly bypolls..but we have learnt from the mistakes and are trying to reboot the alliance.”
On the other hand, the CPI and CPI (M) agreed to participate in a protest rally of alliance partner Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) later this month, signalling the possible entry of the Left into the opposition alliance.