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CJI Ranjan Gogoi To Meet UP Officials, Aatish Taseer Loses OCI Status & Other Top Stories

A Look At The Most Important News Stories Of Day On November 8.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Fayiq Wani | Updated on: 08 Nov 2019, 11:04:47 AM
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New Delhi:

Ayodhya Verdict Countdown Begins, CJI Ranjan Gogoi To Meet Top UP Officials Today

The countdown has begun for Ayodhya verdict, the most-awaited judgment that will have a far-reaching impact on Indian society and polity. With Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi retiring on November 17, the tentative timeframe for the Ayodhya verdict is within the next week. Ahead of the verdict, the CJI will hold a special meeting with top Uttar Pradesh officials in his chamber today. The meeting will be attended by Uttar Pradesh chief secretary and director general of police. The CJI has called UP Chief Secretary Rajendra Kumar Tiwari and DGP Om Prakash Singh and will have the meeting in his chamber. Read more...

An Article That Home Minister Didn’t Like: Tavleen Singh After Son Aatish Taseer Loses OCI Status

British-born writer Aatish Ali Taseer’s mother and veteran journalist Tavleen Singh on Friday came out in support of her son after Centre revoked his Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card saying, she will always stand up for the rights of her family. In an apparent dig at Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Tavleen said that Aatish Taseer’s right to live in India was never questioned until he wrote an article that the Home Minister did not like. Aatish Taseer had written a cover story for Time magazine on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, titled “India’s Divider in Chief”. Read more...

Moody's Changes India's Outlook To 'Negative' From 'Stable' Citing Poor Economic Growth

While Narendra Modi government may call it just a phase, the global economic fraternity views the slowdown in the Indian economy as more of a long-term condition. On Friday, in yet another clear indicator of sluggish economic growth, Moody's Investors Service changed its outlook on India’s ratings from stable to negative. Moody's also affirmed India's Baa2 local-currency senior unsecured rating and its P-2 other short-term local-currency rating. Read more...

US Increases H1B Visa Application Fee By $10 For New E-Registration System

The United States has announced the increase of H-1B work visa application fee by USD 10 as part of its revised selection process. This non-refundable fee will support the new electronic registration system to make the H-1B cap selection process more efficient for both petitioners and the federal agency, said the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on Thursday. "This effort will help implement a more efficient and effective H-1B cap selection process," said USCIS Acting Director Ken Cuccinelli. Read more...

Pakistan Violates Ceasefire In Jammu And Kashmir’s Krishna Ghati Sector, Soldier Killed

A soldier was killed after Pakistani rangers on Friday violated ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir’s Krishna Ghati sector. Defence PRO Jammu said, "One Army jawan has lost his life in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in KG sector of Mendhar sub-division." This year, according to officials, Pakistan has violated the ceasefire along the LoC over 2,000 times, leaving 21 Indians dead and scores injured. Read more...

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First Published : 08 Nov 2019, 11:04:47 AM