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Indo-Naga Political Solution Without Naga Flag and Constitution Not To Be Conclusive: NSCN (IM)

A day after Indian media reports quoted Government of India's interlocutor for talks with Nagas saying that the GoI won't allow separate Naga flag and constitution, the NSCN (IM) president Q. Tuccu has reiterated that, “the Indo-Naga political solution without Naga flag and constitution is not conclusive and that will create a room for future headache”.

India-Naga Talks: Centre Says No Separate Flag or Constitution; Reports Say NSCN (I-M) May Be Left Out from Final Deal

Reports in Indian Media say that the Government of India was 'determined' to "honourably conclude" the talks with Nagas and final draft of deal was ready which could be sealed by the end of October.

Interpol Red Corner Notice Against Harmeet Singh PhD and Others on India’s Request

Reports in Indian media maintain that the Interpol, acting on India’s request, has issued so-called “red notices” against six persons. These include Harmeet Singh alias PhD, Gurjinder Singh, Gurjit Singh Cheema, Gurpreet Singh; Jagdish Singh Bhura, and Gurmit Singh alias Bagga.

Ahead of China-India Informal Summit, #GoBackModi Trends on Twitter in Indian Subcontinent

Ahead of Chinese president Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Chennai's Mamallapuram, the hashtag #GoBackModi started trending on Twitter. While people were hospitable to Xi with the hashtag #TNwelcomesXiJinping, they weren't as welcoming towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Chinese President Xi Jinping Arrives in Indian Subcontinent for Informal Summit with Narendra Modi

Chinese President Xi Jinping today arrived in Mamallapuram in Tamil Nadu for second informal summit with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Previous summit between that two had taken place in Wuhan on April 27-28, 2018.

AAP Punjab Condemns RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat For ‘Hindu Rashtra’ Speech

Punjab unit of the Aam Aadmi Party has condemned Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat's speech in which he propagated Hindu Rashtra ideology. 

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Visit to India Under Clouds; Conflicting Reports in Indian Media

Recent developments in India-China relations have cast a shadow on Chinese president Xi Jinping’s slated visit to India during October 11-12.

Protests on Gandhi’s Birth Anniversary in USA: “Gandhi Is Used as a Diplomatic Weapon”, say Protesters

Groups on both the West and East coasts of the U.S. demonstrated against Mohandas Gandhi on October 2, his 150th birthday, describing the occasions as “150 years of racism.”

Punjab CM Proposes Canalisation of Punjab’s 3 Major Rivers – Satluj, Beas and Ravi

As per a press statement issued by the Punjab government, the Punjab CM Amrinder Singh has proposed the canalisation of Punjab's three major rivers, namely Satluj, Beas and Ravi.

PUDR Report “Chronic ‘Accidents’: Deaths of Sewer/Septic Tank Workers, Delhi, 2017-2019”

People’s Union for Democratic Rights(PUDR) on September 30, 2019 released its report on deaths of workers in Delhi while cleaning sewers/septic tanks over the last two years, titled “Chronic ‘Accidents’: Deaths of Sewer/Septic Tank Workers, Delhi, 2017-2019.”

SCI Defers Article 370 Kashmir Cases to Nov 14, Puts Embargo on Filing of Fresh Petitions

A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Justice N V Ramana allowed the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir administration to file counter-affidavits on petitions challenging scrapping of Article 370.

Indian Govt. To Release 8 Sikh Political Prisoners; Rajoana’s Death Sentence To Be Converted into Life

The Government of India (GoI) has reportedly announced to grant premature release to eight Sikh political prisoners who have completed minimum mandatory terms of their sentences.

Process of Kartarpur Sahib Darshan Through Corridor To Be Made Public by Oct. 1

An East Punjab cabinet minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa has maintained that by 1st of October, the Union Government would make public the process for the devotees with regard to ‘Darshan’ of Sri Kartarpur Sahib and conceding the demand of the Punjab Government the information concerning the same would be available in Punjabi on the web portal.

Sikh, Tamil, Kashmiri and Bahujan Diaspora Groups to Protest Against Modi at UN in New York

Sikh, Tamil, Kashmiri and Bahujan diaspora groups will be holding a protest outside the United Nations headquarters in New York on September 27, 2019 from 11 am to 2 pm.

Sikhs, Tamils, Kashmiris Protest Against Kashmir Lockdown in Delhi; Seek UN Intervention

Despite the stoppages by the Delhi police, acting under orders of the government of India, hundreds of activists from Punjab and Tamil Nadu held a demonstration against 50-day Kashmir lockdown and took out a march from Gurdwara Rakabganj Sahib towards Jantar Mantar.

‘Bhai Hawara Committee’ Writes to Indian President for Release of 22 Sikh Political Prisoners

A 21 member committee formed by Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara has written a letter to Indian president Ram Das Kovind, urging him to release 22 Sikh political prisoners.

Dakha, Jalalabad, Mukerian & Phagwara Bypoll: Notification to be issued on Sept. 23

Chief Electoral Officer Punjab, Dr. S. Karuna Raju today said that notification for the bye-poll of Phagwara, Mukerian, Dakha and Jalalabad assembly constituencies will be issued on September 23, 2019. He said that nomination process will be started immediately after the issuance of notification.

Bypolls Announced for 4 Assembly Seats in Punjab

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has announced bypolls on 4 seats of Punjab state assembly. These seats include Phagwara (SC), Mukerian, Dakha and Jalalabad.

Haryana, Maharashtra Elections 2019: Polling on October 21, Results on October 24

Polling for elections in Maharashtra and Haryana will be held on October 21, the Election Commission of India (ECI) announced today.

Indian Govt. says 312 Sikh Names Removed From Sikh “Blacklist”, Only 2 Remains

The Government of India (GoI) reportedly maintained today that it has removed names of 312 Sikhs from the so-called blacklist of Sikhs maintained at various levels the Indian state. Indian media reports says that only two persons figure in the list now; the names, however, were not disclosed.

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