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Amit Shah To Table CAB Today, Counting Begins For Karnataka Bypolls & Other Top Stories

A Look At The Most Important News Stories Of Day On December 9.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Fayiq Wani | Updated on: 09 Dec 2019, 08:41:04 AM
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New Delhi:

Karnataka Bypoll Results: BJP Needs 6 To Secure Power As Counting Begins

The counting of votes for the crucial by-elections to 15 Karnataka assembly constituencies that would have a bearing on the stability of the BS Yediyurappa-led BJP government has begun. The counting is taking place in 11 centres and all the results are most likely to be out by the afternoon, according to election officials. The elections had taken place at Yellapur, Ranebennur, Vijayanagar, Yashwanthapur, Mahalakshmi Layout, Chikkaballapura, KR Puram, Shivajinagar, KR Pet, Hunsur, Athani, Kagwad, Gokak, Hirekerur and Hoskote. Read here

Amit Shah To Table Citizenship Amendment Bill In Lok Sabha Today, BJP Issues Whip To MPs

With Union Home Minister Amit Shah set to introduce the Citizenship Amendment Bill on Monday, the ruling BJP has issued whip to all its Lok Sabha members to remain present in the House for three days starting from December 9, sources in the party said on Sunday. Read here…

Pak May Use Citizenship Amendment Bill To Push Own People? How Govt Tweaked CAB After RAW Raised Concerns

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will table the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha on Monday. The Opposition has slammed the Bill as divisive and communal in nature. Now, a latest report suggests that even RAW (Research and Analysis Wing) had raised concerns over the Bill. The officials at India’s external spy agency reportedly told the lawmakers back in January that Pakistan may exploit the legal framework of the Bill to ‘push its own people’. A Deccan Chronicle report said that the R&AW's concerns were placed before a Joint Parliamentary Committee, which scrutinised the now lapsed Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 earlier when one of its Joint Secretary deposed before the panel headed by BJP MP Rajendra Agarwal. Read here…

Delhi Fire: 43 Killed In Capital's Second Deadliest Blaze- 10 Things To Know

At least 43 people were killed when a massive fire ripped through a four-storey building housing illegal manufacturing units in north Delhi's congested Anaj Mandi area on Sunday morning, in the second deadliest blaze in the national capital. Almost all the deceased were migrant labourers hailing from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. A preliminary probe suggested that a short-circuit triggered the blaze. Power discom BYPL said the fire began due to "internal system" trouble. Read here…

India Vs West Indies: We Didn't Bat Well In The Last Four Overs, Says Virat Kohli

A below-par batting performance in the final four overs cost them dearly, feels India captain Virat Kohli as his team lost another T20 International while batting first, this time against the West Indies. The West Indies won the second T20 by eight wickets after India managed only 170 for 7 in 20 overs after being put into bat. Having lost seven out of the last 15 T20 games where they have batted first, Kohli was asked if it has become an issue as statistics suggested. Read here…

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First Published : 09 Dec 2019, 08:41:04 AM