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TIRUPATI: Within hours after chief minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy's meeting with Prime minister Narendra Modi and Union home minister Amit Shah, state deputy chief minister SB Amzath Basha said that there was no question of the YSR congress party extending support to the BJP-led Union government at the centre which was adamant on implementing the National register of citizens (NRC). He warned he would resign from his post if the Union government goes ahead with the NRC. Speaking to reporters at Kadapa on Saturday, deputy CM Amzath Basha rubbished off reports of the YSR congress party extending support to the BJP-led National democratic alliance at the centre. "The YSRC has won 151 seats on its own in the state, so why should we extend support to the NDA. Not just now but YSRC will never join the NDA even in the future", the deputy CM asserted. Reiterating his stand on the NRC issue, Amzath Basha said YSR congress party led Andhra Pradesh government will not support the NRC, which was … [Read more...] about Andhra Pradesh: Dy CM threatens to resign if Union govt goes ahead with NRC
RAIPUR: Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision on National Population Register (NPR) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) was similar to that of demonetization which was not less than "tax on poor people of the country." Rahul was responding to reporters here on the Centre's claim that the NPR has no link with NRC. "Be it NRC or NPR, they are like taxes imposed on poor people of India. Demonetization in 2016 has also been like a tax on them because they are charged for depositing and withdrawing money everytime they go to banks. NRC and NPR are similar, poor people will approach officers for updation of documents and they will be forced to pay a bribe to get their job done. They will have to pay money to get a small mistake corrected. Isn’t it attack on poor?” asked Gandhi. “Such a wastage of time it is, Gandhi pointed out repeating that during demonetization when farmers, labourers and poor gave out their … [Read more...] about Demonetization, NRC & NPR like taxes on poor people: Rahul Gandhi
“I see with the U.S. Ambassador Khalilzad and I want to strongly encourage to pursue the way for peace. The Afghan people can count on the United Nations to support the efforts for peace. We don’t seek protagonism, we are here only to serve,” he said. … [Read more...] about Afghan people need and deserve peace, prosperity: UN chief Antonio Guterres