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India amends law allowing its citizens to buy land in Jammu and Kashmir

By Fayaz Bukhari SRINAGAR:India has amended a law in Jammu and Kashmir allowing Indian citizens to buy land, said officials, sparking opposition criticism about a steady erosion of the rights of Kashmiri people. A notification issued on Tuesday stated that the term “being permanent resident of the state” as a criteria has been “omitted”, paving […]

India to facilitate renewal of international driving licence for citizens who are abroad

NEW DELHI: The government of India on Saturday said it will initiate steps to facilitate renewal of International Driving Permit (IDP) for citizens whose IDP has expired while they are abroad. A draft notification has been issued by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) in this regard. “The Ministry of Road Transport and […]

Amit Shah proposes multipurpose card, says next census in 2021 will be done digitally

NEW DELHI: India’s Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday mooted the idea of a multipurpose identity card for citizens with all utilities like Aadhaar, passport, driving licence and bank accounts. Shah also said the Census 2021 data will be collected through mobile app. The Home Minister said there should also be a system that when […]

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